Stanislov Zakharenko, MD, PhD

Stanislav S. Zakharenko, MD, PhD

Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty


Developmental Neurobiology

Contact Information

Stanislav Zakharenko, MD, PhD
Developmental Neurobiology
MS 323, Room D2025B
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105-3678
Phone: (901) 595-3837
FAX: (901) 595-3143


MD - Russian State Medical University
PhD - Russian Academy of Sciences
Postdoctoral - University of Illinois at Chicago and Columbia University/HHMI

Honors and Awards

Research Interests

Selected Publications

Chun S, Westmoreland JJ, Bayazitov IT, Eddins D, Pani AK, Smeyne RJ, Yu J, Blundon JA, Zakharenko SS. Specific disruption of thalamic inputs to the auditory cortex in schizophrenia models. Science 344(6188):1178-82, 2014. Selected by the Faculty of 1000Abstract | Reprint | Full text

Blundon JA, Zakharenko SS. Presynaptic gating of postsynaptic plasticity: a plasticity filter in the adult auditory cortex. The Neuroscientist 19(5):465-78, 2013.

Earls LR, Fricke RG, Yu J, Berry RB, Baldwin L, Zakharenko SS. Age-dependent microRNA control of synaptic plasticity in 22q11 deletion syndrome and schizophrenia. Journal of Neuroscience 32(41):14132-14144, 2012. Selected by the Faculty of 1000.

Earls LR, Bayazitov IT, Fricke RG, Berry RB, Illingworth E, Mittleman G, Zakharenko SS. Dysregulation of presynaptic calcium, synaptic plasticity and spatial memory in a mouse model of 22q11 deletion syndrome. Journal of Neuroscience 30(47):15843-15855, 2010. Selected by the Faculty of 1000.

Richardson RJ, Blundon JA, Bayazitov IT, Zakharenko SS. Connectivity patterns revealed by mapping of active inputs on dendrites of thalamorecipient neurons in the auditory cortex. Journal of Neuroscience 29(20):6406-6417, 2009. Selected by the Faculty of 1000.

Blundon JA, Zakharenko SS. Dissecting the components of long-term potentiation. The Neuroscientist 14(6):598-608, 2008.

PubMed Articles

Last update: May 2015