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Roland David Ciaranello

Roland David Ciaranello, American biochemist. Recipient Research Scientist award National Institute of Mental Health, from 1990, Research Career Development award National Institute of Mental Health, 1978-1988, Daniel Efron Research award American College Neurpsychopharmacology, 1988.


  • Ciaranello, Roland David was born on February 7, 1943 in Schenectady, New York, United States. Son of Roland Victor and Carmella (Vertucci) Ciaranello.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Union College, 1965. Doctor of Medicine, Stanford University, 1970.


    • Research associate National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1971-1974. Resident in psychiatry Stanford (California) University, 1974-1978, assistant professor psychiatry, 1978-1981, associate professor psychiatry, 1981-1984, professor psychiatry, from 1984. Nancy Friend Pritzker professor Stanford University School Medicine, from 1990.

      Science advisory board National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, from 1988. Science co-founder Neurex Corporation, Menlo Park, California, from 1986, board directors, from 1986.


    • Contributor 132 science articles to professional journals.


    Lieutenant Commander United States Public Health Service, 1971-1974. Fellow American College Neuropsychopharmacology. Member American Society Biochemistry Molecular Biology.


    • Married Nancy Jane Rogers, June 29, 1968. 1 child, Andrea Lynne.
    • father: Roland Victor Ciaranello
    • mother: Carmella (Vertucci) Ciaranello
    • spouse: Nancy Jane Rogers
    • child: Andrea Lynne Ciaranello
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    Born February 7, 1943
    (age 74)
    • 1965
      Union College
    • 1970
      Stanford University
    • 1971 - 1974
      Research associate, National Institutes of Health
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States