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Umberto De Girolami, M.D.

Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

Academic Activities:

75 Francis Street
AL-3 Amory Building
Boston,MA 02115
Education and Training:

Medical School - 1968 : University of Miami School of Medicine M.D.
Internship 7/1/68 - 6/30/69 : Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency 7/1/69 - 6/30/70 : Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship 7/1/70 - 6/30/72 : Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship 7/1/72 - 6/30/74 : Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
Residency 7/1/78 - 6/30/79 : University of Massachusetts Medical Center

Clinical Specialties:
  • Neuropathology
  • Anatomic Pathology
Research Interests: Publication:
  1. De Girolami U, Frosch MP, Tator CH. Regional neuropathology. Diseases of the spinal cord and vertebral column. In: Graham DI, Lantos PL, eds. Greenfield’s neuropathology, 7th ed. London: Arnold, 2002.
  2. Anthony DC, De Girolami U, Shapiro F. Muscle Biopsy. In: Jones HR, De Vivo DC Darras BT, eds. Neuromuscular diseases of infancy, childhood and adolescence. A clinician’s approach. New York: Butterworth Heinemann, 2003.
  3. De Girolami U. Neuropathologic aspects of disorders of CNS myelin in patients with HIV-1 infection. In: Dangond F, ed. Disorders of myelin in the central and peripheral nervous systems. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann. 2003.
  4. Ryan M, Ilkovsky B, Strickland CD, Schnell C, Sanoudou D, Midgett C, Houston R, Muirhead D, Dennett X, Shield LK, De Girolami U, Iannaccone ST, Laing NG, North KN, Beggs AH. Clinical course correlates poorly with muscle pathology in nemaline myopathy. Neurology 2003.
  5. De Girolami U, Sharer L, Gabuzda D, Sotrel A. Neuropathology of AIDS. In: Worsmer GP, ed. AIDS and other manifestations of HIV infection. San Diego: Academic Press. 2003.
  6. Gray F, De Girolami U, Poirier J (eds.) Escourolle and Poirier Manual of Basic Neuropathology. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2004.
  7. Anthony DC, Frosch MP, De Girolami U. Peripheral nerve and skeletal muscle; and Frosch MP, Anthony DC, De Girolami U. The Central Nervous System. In: Kumar V, Abbas A, Fausto N, eds. Robbins and Cotran pathologic basis of disease, 7th ed. Philadelphia:WB Saunders, 2004.
  8. De Girolami U, Kim RC. Spinal cord vascular disorders. In: Cerebrovascular diseases. The International Society of Neuropathology (ISN) series Pathology & Genetics. 2005.
  9. De Girolami U, Smith TW. Neuropathology of brain tumors. In: Black PM, Loeffler JS, eds. Cancer of the nervous system, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2005.
  10. Mamata H, De Girolami U, Hoge Ws, Jolesz FA, Maier SE. Collateral nerve fibers in human spinal cord; visualization with diffusion imaging. NeuroImage 2006.
  11. Wüthrich C, Kesari S, Kim W-K, Williams K, Gelman R, Elmeric D, De Girolami U, Joseph K. Heldey-Whyte T, Koralnik IJ Characterization of lymphocytic infiltrates in progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy: Co-localization of CD8 (+) T cells with JCV-infected glial cells. Journal of Neurovirology, 2006.
  12. Yan CT, Kaushal D, Murphy M, Datta A, Zhang Y, Datta A, Chen C, Monroe B, Mostoslavsky G, Coakley K, Gao Y, Mills KD, Fazeli AP, Tepsuporn S, Hall G, Mulligan R, Fox E, Bronson R, De Girolami U, Lee C, Alt FW. XRCC4 suppresses medulloblastomas with recurrent translocations in p53-deficient mice. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2006.
  13. Kissin I, Freitas CF, Mulhern HL , De Girolami U. Sciatic nerve block with resiniferatoxin : electron microscopic study of unmyelinated fibers in the rat. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 2007.
  14. Hauw J-J, De Girolami U, Zekry D. Neuropathology of vascular and mixed dementia and vascular cognitive impairment. Handbook of Clinical Neurology. Amsterdam: Elsevier. 2007.
  15. De Girolami U, Jouvet A, Fevre-Montange M, Seilhean D, Hauw J-J. Pathology of tumors of the pineal gland. (Invited Review) Revue Neurologique 2007.
<June 2019>

<Monday, June 24, 2019>
8:00 AM

Cotran Conference Center
8:00 AM

Autopsy suite
9:00 AM

Clinical Lab conference room
3:00 PM

Dammin signout suite
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