Giovanni Schifitto, M.D., M.S.

Giovanni Schifitto, M.D., M.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 673
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-3052
Fax: (585) 276-1870

Professional Bio

Dr. Schifitto's major interests are in the in the development and implementation of novel neuroimaging biomarkers applied in the investigation and treatment of, neuroinflammatory, neurodegenerative and cerebrovascular disorders.

Research Bio

Dr. Schifitto's major research interests are in the in the development and implementation of novel neuroimaging biomarkers applied in the investigation and treatment of, neuroinflammatory, neurodegenerative and cerebrovascular disorders.

Recent Journal Articles

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2010 Feb 2
Simpson DM, Schifitto G, Clifford DB, Murphy TK, Durso-De Cruz E, Glue P, Whalen E, Emir B, Scott GN, Freeman R, . "Pregabalin for painful HIV neuropathy: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial." Neurology. 2010 Feb 2; 74(5):413-20.
2010 Feb
Cohen RA, Harezlak J, Schifitto G, Hana G, Clark U, Gongvatana A, Paul R, Taylor M, Thompson P, Alger J, Brown M, Zhong J, Campbell T, Singer E, Daar E, McMahon D, Tso Y, Yiannoutsos CT, Navia B. "Effects of nadir CD4 count and duration of human immunodeficiency virus infection on brain volumes in the highly active antiretroviral therapy era." Journal of neurovirology. 2010 Feb; 16(1):25-32.
2010 Jan 15
Eggert D, Dash PK, Gorantla S, Dou H, Schifitto G, Maggirwar SB, Dewhurst S, Poluektova L, Gelbard HA, Gendelman HE. "Neuroprotective activities of CEP-1347 in models of neuroAIDS." The Journal of immunology : official journal of the American Association of Immunologists. 2010 Jan 15; 184(2):746-56. Epub 2009 Dec 04.
2009 Dec 8
Schifitto G, Yiannoutsos CT, Ernst T, Navia BA, Nath A, Sacktor N, Anderson C, Marra CM, Clifford DB, . "Selegiline and oxidative stress in HIV-associated cognitive impairment." Neurology. 2009 Dec 8; 73(23):1975-81. Epub 2009 Nov 04.
2009 Dec
Dicenzo R, Difrancesco R, Cruttenden K, Donnelly J, Schifitto G. "Lopinavir cerebrospinal fluid steady-state trough concentrations in HIV-infected adults." The Annals of pharmacotherapy. 2009 Dec; 43(12):1972-7. Epub 2009 Nov 24.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Neurology, General Neurology (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD)

Specialties

Vascular Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

M.S. | Medical Management | University of Rochester Simon Graduate School of Business2009
BS | Arts & Sciences | University of Toronto1989
MD | Medicine | Universita' Degli Studi di Milano1988

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Neurology at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry07/01/1994 - 06/30/1996
Residency in Neurology at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry09/01/1992 - 06/30/1994
Residency in Neurology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine07/01/1991 - 06/30/1992
Internship in Internal Medicine at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center07/01/1990 - 06/30/1991