I am Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School Department of Genetics. Since 2019 I serve as the co-chair of the Joslin Fellows Council. I also have the pleasure to be a Founding-Editor of the Blog Neurociencias Mexico.

Bienvenid@ to my personal webpage! Here you will find links redirecting you to my peer-reviewed publications, blog entries (mostly @ Neuromexico.org), media features and science-related activities.


This video was recorded on the 15th of May 2015 at the Great Hall, London House, Goodenough College, Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N 2AB, United Kingdom.

This is an introductory video put together by the organizers of the Congreso Anáhuac Mayab Interdisciplinario de Salud (CAMIS) 2017 projected to the auditorium just before I gave my Plenary lecture (March 10th, 2017).


Castillo-Quan et al. Graphical abstract-2

Graphical abstract for a recent Research paper published in Cell Reports. Castillo-Quan JI, Li L, Kinghorn KJ, Ivanov DK, Tain LS, Slack C, Kerr F, Nespital T, Thornton J, Hardy J, Bjedov I, Partridge L. Lithium Promotes Longevity through GSK3/NRF2-Dependent Hormesis. Cell Rep 2016; 15, 638-50.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2016.03.041



This image forms part of a recent review published in the journal Rare Diseases. Kinghorn KJ and Castillo-Quan JI. Mitochondrial dysfunction and defects in lipid homeostasis as therapeutic targets in neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation. Rare Dis 2016; 4: e1128616. doi: 10.1080/21675511.2015.1128616

Please feel free to send comments and constructive criticism to jorge.castillo-quan [at] joslin.harvard.edu