Anil Cashikar

Anil Cashikar

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Additional Titles & Roles

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry
  • Member, Hope Center for Neurological Disorders
  • Member, Taylor Family Insititute for Innovvative Psychiatric Research

Education & Training

  • Ph.D.: Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, 1997
  • M.Sc.: Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India, 1991
  • B.Sc: Bangalore University, Bengaluru, India, 1989

Research Interests

Neuroinflammation is thought to play an important role in the pathogenesis of various psychiatric and neurological disorders. We are interested in understanding how cholesterol metabolism influences neuroinflammation.

Key Publications

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    Funded Research Projects

    Centene Corporation(Significant Contributor):Understanding ApoE, the biggest risk factor
    NIA(Significant Contributor):Biology and Pathobiology of apoE in aging and Alzheimer’s Disease
    NIA(PI):Role of the microglial immune-oxysterol 25-hydroxycholesterol in mediating neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration in the P301S tau transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease