Michael L Schwartz PhD

Associate Professor of Neurobiology; Director, Medical Studies in Neurobiology; Associate Dean for Curriculum, YMS

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development

Medical Education Staff

Curriculum Rebuild

Office of Student ResearchInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramNeurobiology

Research Interests

Mammalian cerebral cortex


  • B.A., University of Denver , 1973
  • Ph.D., George Washington University , 1980

Selected Publication

  • Chahboune H, Ment LR, Stewart WB, Rothman DL, Vaccarino FM, Hyder F, Schwartz ML. 2009. Hypoxic injury during neonatal development in murine brain: correlation between in vivo DTI findings and behavioral assessment. Cereb Cortex. 2009 Dec;19(12):2891-2901. PMID:19380380