Dr. Maria Luisa Gorno-Tempini is a neurologist at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center. Her goal in patient care is to use state-of the-art cognitive and imaging techniques to diagnose and treat neurological disorders. She places a particular emphasis on managing dementia and neurodegenerative disorders.
Gorno-Tempini's main research interest is progressive aphasia, impaired ability to speak or understand language.
Gorno-Tempini completed her medical degree and specialty training in neurology in Italy, with a focus on behavioral neurology. She worked for three years in the Functional Imaging Laboratory at University College London, where she also earned a doctorate in imaging neuroscience.