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Marilu Gorno Tempini, M.D.

Neurologist

Dr. Maria Luisa Gorno-Tempini is a neurologist at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center. Her main research interest is progressive aphasia. Gorno-Tempini's goal is to use state-of the-art cognitive and imaging techniques to diagnose and treat neurological disorders, with a particular emphasis on dementia and neurodegenerative disorders.

Gorno-Tempini completed her medical degree and clinical specialty training in neurology in Italy, with a main focus in behavioral neurology. She worked for three years in the Function Imaging Laboratory at University College London, where she also obtained a doctorate in imaging neuroscience.

Clinics

Memory and Aging Center
1500 Owens St., Suite 320
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2057
Fax: (415) 476-4800

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

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Additional Languages

French
Italian

Education

University of Brescia School of Medicine 1993

Residencies

University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Neurology 1998

Fellowships

National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery 2001

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Sánchez-Juan P, Ghosh PM, Hagen J, Gesierich B, Henry M, Grinberg LT, O'Neil JP, Janabi M, Huang EJ, Trojanowski JQ, Vinters HV, Gorno-Tempini M, Seeley WW, Boxer AL, Rosen HJ, Kramer JH, Miller BL, Jagust WJ, Rabinovici GD. Practical utility of amyloid and FDG-PET in an academic dementia center. Neurology. 2014 Jan 21; 82(3):230-8.
  2. Caso F, Mandelli ML, Henry M, Gesierich B, Bettcher BM, Ogar J, Filippi M, Comi G, Magnani G, Sidhu M, Trojanowski JQ, Huang EJ, Grinberg LT, Miller BL, Dronkers N, Seeley WW, Gorno-Tempini ML. In vivo signatures of nonfluent/agrammatic primary progressive aphasia caused by FTLD pathology. Neurology. 2014 Jan 21; 82(3):239-47.
  3. Wilson SM, Demarco AT, Henry ML, Gesierich B, Babiak M, Mandelli ML, Miller BL, Gorno-Tempini ML. What Role Does the Anterior Temporal Lobe Play in Sentence-level Processing? Neural Correlates of Syntactic Processing in Semantic Variant Primary Progressive Aphasia. J Cogn Neurosci. 2014 May; 26(5):970-85.
  4. Gorno-Tempini ML, Miller BL. Primary Progressive Aphasia as a model to study the neurobiology of language. Brain Lang. 2013 Nov; 127(2):105.
  5. Guo CC, Gorno-Tempini ML, Gesierich B, Henry M, Trujillo A, Shany-Ur T, Jovicich J, Robinson SD, Kramer JH, Rankin KP, Miller BL, Seeley WW. Anterior temporal lobe degeneration produces widespread network-driven dysfunction. Brain. 2013 Oct; 136(Pt 10):2979-91.
  6. Lee SE, Tartaglia MC, Yener G, Genç S, Seeley WW, Sanchez-Juan P, Moreno F, Mendez MF, Klein E, Rademakers R, Munain AL, Combarros O, Kramer JH, Kenet RO, Boxer AL, Geschwind MD, Gorno-Tempini ML, Karydas AM, Rabinovici GD, Coppola G, Geschwind DH, Miller BL. Neurodegenerative Disease Phenotypes in Carriers of MAPT p.A152T, A Risk Factor for Frontotemporal Dementia Spectrum Disorders and Alzheimer Disease. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2013 Oct-Dec; 27(4):302-9.
  7. Miller ZA, Mandelli ML, Rankin KP, Henry ML, Babiak MC, Frazier DT, Lobach IV, Bettcher BM, Wu TQ, Rabinovici GD, Graff-Radford NR, Miller BL, Gorno-Tempini ML. Handedness and language learning disability differentially distribute in progressive aphasia variants. Brain. 2013 Nov; 136(Pt 11):3461-73.
  8. Vossel KA, Beagle AJ, Rabinovici GD, Shu H, Lee SE, Naasan G, Hegde M, Cornes SB, Henry ML, Nelson AB, Seeley WW, Geschwind MD, Gorno-Tempini ML, Shih T, Kirsch HE, Garcia PA, Miller BL, Mucke L. Seizures and epileptiform activity in the early stages of Alzheimer disease. JAMA Neurol. 2013 Sep 1; 70(9):1158-66.
  9. Henry ML, Rising K, Demarco AT, Miller BL, Gorno-Tempini ML, Beeson PM. Examining the value of lexical retrieval treatment in primary progressive aphasia: Two positive cases. Brain Lang. 2013 Nov; 127(2):145-56.
  10. Lehmann M, Madison CM, Ghosh PM, Seeley WW, Mormino E, Greicius MD, Gorno-Tempini ML, Kramer JH, Miller BL, Jagust WJ, Rabinovici GD. Intrinsic connectivity networks in healthy subjects explain clinical variability in Alzheimer's disease. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jul 9; 110(28):11606-11.
  11. Garrard P, Rentoumi V, Gesierich B, Miller B, Gorno-Tempini ML. Machine learning approaches to diagnosis and laterality effects in semantic dementia discourse. Cortex. 2014 Jun; 55:122-9.
  12. Miller ZA, Rankin KP, Graff-Radford NR, Takada LT, Sturm VE, Cleveland CM, Criswell LA, Jaeger PA, Stan T, Heggeli KA, Hsu SC, Karydas A, Khan BK, Grinberg LT, Gorno-Tempini ML, Boxer AL, Rosen HJ, Kramer JH, Coppola G, Geschwind DH, Rademakers R, Seeley WW, Wyss-Coray T, Miller BL. TDP-43 frontotemporal lobar degeneration and autoimmune disease. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2013 Sep; 84(9):956-62.
  13. Rohrer JD, Caso F, Mahoney C, Henry M, Rosen HJ, Rabinovici G, Rossor MN, Miller B, Warren JD, Fox NC, Ridgway GR, Gorno-Tempini ML. Patterns of longitudinal brain atrophy in the logopenic variant of primary progressive aphasia. Brain Lang. 2013 Nov; 127(2):121-6.
  14. Johnson DY, Dunkelberger DL, Henry M, Haman A, Greicius MD, Wong K, DeArmond SJ, Miller BL, Gorno-Tempini ML, Geschwind MD. Sporadic Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease presenting as primary progressive aphasia. JAMA Neurol. 2013 Feb; 70(2):254-7.
  15. Lehmann M, Ghosh PM, Madison C, Laforce R, Corbetta-Rastelli C, Weiner MW, Greicius MD, Seeley WW, Gorno-Tempini ML, Rosen HJ, Miller BL, Jagust WJ, Rabinovici GD. Diverging patterns of amyloid deposition and hypometabolism in clinical variants of probable Alzheimer's disease. Brain. 2013 Mar; 136(Pt 3):844-58.
  16. Zhang Y, Tartaglia MC, Schuff N, Chiang GC, Ching C, Rosen HJ, Gorno-Tempini ML, Miller BL, Weiner MW. MRI signatures of brain macrostructural atrophy and microstructural degradation in frontotemporal lobar degeneration subtypes. J Alzheimers Dis. 2013; 33(2):431-44.
  17. Henry ML, Meese MV, Truong S, Babiak MC, Miller BL, Gorno-Tempini ML. Treatment for apraxia of speech in nonfluent variant primary progressive aphasia. Behav Neurol. 2013; 26(1-2):77-88.
  18. Caso F, Gesierich B, Henry M, Sidhu M, LaMarre A, Babiak M, Miller BL, Rabinovici GD, Huang EJ, Magnani G, Filippi M, Comi G, Seeley WW, Gorno-Tempini ML. Nonfluent/agrammatic PPA with in-vivo cortical amyloidosis and Pick's disease pathology. Behav Neurol. 2013; 26(1-2):95-106.
  19. Henry ML, Wilson SM, Ogar JM, Sidhu MS, Rankin KP, Cattaruzza T, Miller BL, Gorno-Tempini ML, Seeley WW. Neuropsychological, behavioral, and anatomical evolution in right temporal variant frontotemporal dementia: A longitudinal and post-mortem single case analysis. Neurocase. 2014 Feb; 20(1):100-9.
  20. Deleon J, Gesierich B, Besbris M, Ogar J, Henry ML, Miller BL, Gorno-Tempini ML, Wilson SM. Elicitation of specific syntactic structures in primary progressive aphasia. Brain Lang. 2012 Dec; 123(3):183-90.

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