Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Mesulam Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center

M Marsel  Mesulam, MD

M Marsel Mesulam, MD

Director, Mesulam Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center (CNADC)
Chief of Behavioral Neurology in the Department of Neurology

Ruth Dunbar Davee Professor of Neuroscience

Professor of Neurology (Behavioral Neurology)

Focus of Work


neural networks, functional imaging, dementia, cerebral cortex, cholinergic pathways


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Education and Certification

  • MD: Harvard Medical School (1972)
  • Internship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Psychiatry (1973)
  • Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston (1976)
  • Residency: Boston City Hospital, Neurology (1976)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Harvard University (1977)
  • Board Certification: Neurology