Marilu Gorno-Tempini, MD

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) 353-8292

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

Conditions & Treatments

Academic Title

Professor

More about Marilu Gorno-Tempini

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. Ossenkoppele R, Schonhaut DR, Schöll M, Lockhart SN, Ayakta N, Baker SL, O'Neil JP, Janabi M, Lazaris A, Cantwell A, Vogel J, Santos M, Miller ZA, Bettcher BM, Vossel KA, Kramer JH, Gorno-Tempini ML, Miller BL, Jagust WJ, Rabinovici GD. Tau PET patterns mirror clinical and neuroanatomical variability in Alzheimer's disease. Brain. 2016 05; 139(Pt 5):1551-67.
  2. Papinutto N, Galantucci S, Mandelli ML, Gesierich B, Jovicich J, Caverzasi E, Henry RG, Seeley WW, Miller BL, Shapiro KA, Gorno-Tempini ML. Structural connectivity of the human anterior temporal lobe: A diffusion magnetic resonance imaging study. Hum Brain Mapp. 2016 06; 37(6):2210-22.
  3. Ranasinghe KG, Rankin KP, Lobach IV, Kramer JH, Sturm VE, Bettcher BM, Possin K, Christine You S, Lamarre AK, Shany-Ur T, Stephens ML, Perry DC, Lee SE, Miller ZA, Gorno-Tempini ML, Rosen HJ, Boxer A, Seeley WW, Rabinovici GD, Vossel KA, Miller BL. Cognition and neuropsychiatry in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia by disease stage. Neurology. 2016 Feb 16; 86(7):600-10.

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