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