Manuel F. Casanova

Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Louisville
E-mail: m0casa02@louisville.edu
Page: http:///fornix.louisville.edu/people/casanova/

Fields of interest

  • Autism, Schizophrenia, Dyslexia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Alzheimer disease
  • Neuropathology, comparative neuroanatomy, morphometry, organization of the cerebral cortex

Recent Publications

Casanova MF, El-Baz A, Mott M, Mannheim G, Hassan H, Fahmi R, Rumsey JM, Switala AE, Farag A.:
Reduced gyral window and corpus callosum size in autism: possible macroscopic correlates of a minicolumnopathy.
J. Autism Dev. Dis. 39: 619-34, 2009

Casanova MF, Trippe J, Tillquist C, Switala A.:
Morphometric variability of minicolumns in the striate cortex of Homo sapiens, Macaca mulatta, and Pan troglodytes.
J. Anat. 214(2): 226-234, 2009

Casanova MF, Trippe J.:
Radial cytoarchitecture and patterns of cortical connectivity in autism.
Proc. Roy. Soc. 364: 1433-1436, 2009

Casanova MF, El-Baz A, Giedd J, Rumsey JM, Switala A.:
Increased white matter gyral depth in dyslexia: implications for corticortical connectivity.
J. Autism Dev. Dis. 40: 21-29, 2009

Casanova MF, El-Baz A, Vanbogaert E, Narahari P, Trippe J.:
Minicolumnar width: comparison between supragranular and infragranular layers.
J. Neurosci. Meth., 184:19-24, 2009

Casanova MF, Tillquist C, Trippe J, Switala A.:
Radial bias in structure of dolphin insular cortex likely reflects minicolumnar organization characteristic of mammalian neocortex.
Translat Neurosci., 1: 37-42, 2010

Casanova MF.:
Cortical organization: a description and interpretation of anatomical findings based on systems theory.
Translat. Neurosci. 1: 62-71, 2010

Casanova MF, El-Baz A, Vanbogaert E, Narahari P, Switala A.:
Minicolumnar core width by lamina comparisons between autistic subjects and controls.
Brain Pathol. 20: 451-458, 2010