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

Neurology

Clinical Interests

General Neurology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-3052

Fax: (585) 276-1870

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Biography

Professional Background

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

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.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Vascular Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

1989
BS | University of Toronto
Arts & Sciences

2009
M.S. | University of Rochester Simon Graduate School of Business
Medical Management

1988
MD | Universita' Degli Studi di Milano
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1990 - 06/30/1991
Internship in Internal Medicine at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center

07/01/1991 - 06/30/1992
Residency in Neurology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine

09/01/1992 - 06/30/1994
Residency in Neurology at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

07/01/1994 - 06/30/1996
Fellowship in Neurology at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

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Publications

Journal Articles

2/2/2010
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.

2/2010
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 0; 16(1):25-32.

1/15/2010
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.

Books & Chapters

2006
Chapter Title: Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Associated Cognitive Impairment
Book Title: Handbook of Neurologic Rating Scales
Author List: Schifitto G, Gaugh MD
Edited By: R. M. Herndon
Published By: Demos Medical Publishing2006

2006
Chapter Title: HIV-1-Associated Dementia (HAD)
Book Title: Handbook of Secondary Dementias
Author List: Schifitto G, Mariuz P.
Edited By: R. Kurlan, MD
Published By: Taylor & Francis2006

2005
Chapter Title: HIV-Associated Neuropathy and Myelopathy
Book Title: Principles of Neurologic Infectious Diseases
Author List: Herrmann D, Schifitto G.
Edited By: K. Roos, MD
Published By: McGraw-Hill2005

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