Peter Crino, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology
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Dr. Crino is an internationally recognized physician-scientist specializing in developmental brain disorders. His laboratory has researched mechanisms of altered brain development associated with autism, intellectual disability and epilepsy, defining developmental disorders associated with intractable epilepsy including autism, hemimegalencephaly, focal cortical dysplasia and tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), which he has studied extensively.
He has collaborated on identifying several new genes associated with neurodevelopmental disorders, pioneered single-cell mRNA and DNA sequencing analysis in resected human tissues and has used mouse models to plumb the effects of mTOR regulatory genes on cell development in vitro models using immunocytochemistry, Western assay, mRNA expression analysis, gene transfection and in vitro cell migration assays.
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Before his appointment to chairman of the UMSOM Department of Neurology, Dr. Crino was professor and vice-chair for research at Temple University School of Medicine’s Shriners Hospital Pediatric Research Center in Philadelphia. Over the last 20 years, his lab has had continuous funding from the National Institutes of Health, through which he has four grants totaling $4.1 million. He has co-authored 151 peer-reviewed manuscripts, chapters, and reviews. He has been invited to lecture all over the world.
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Yale University School of Medicine, 1990
Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1991
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1994
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Neurology, 1997
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology, 1996