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Raffaella Umeton MD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Ave North
Worcester MA 01605
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    Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, ItalyMD07/2009
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MANeurology Residency6/2019
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MANeuroimmunology/ Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship6/2020
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    2003Best High School Graduate of the Year. Bestowed by the Mayor of the city of Rome, Liceo Classico De Sanctis
    2009Hippocratic Oath Reader Award (Valedictorian), Sapienza University of Rome
    2018Best Poster Award 3rd Annual Neurology Residents and Fellows Research Celebration day, University of Massachusetts Medical School
    2018The Resident as Teacher Award, University of Massachusetts Medical School
    2019Secretary, Massachusetts Neurology Association
    2019The Purple Brain Service Award, University of Massachusetts Medical School
    2020Best Poster Award , University of Massachusetts Medical School

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    1. Keyhanian K, Umeton RP, Mohit B, Davoudi V, Hajighasemi F, Ghasemi M. SARS-CoV-2 and nervous system: From pathogenesis to clinical manifestation. J Neuroimmunol. 2020 Nov 07; 350:577436. PMID: 33212316.
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    2. Spadera L, Viola P, Pisani D, Scarpa A, Malanga D, Sorrentino G, Madini E, Laria C, Aragona T, Leopardi G, Maggiore G, Ciriolo M, Boccuto L, Pizzolato R, Abenavoli L, Cassandro C, Ralli M, Cassandro E, Chiarella G. Sudden olfactory loss as an early marker of COVID-19: a nationwide Italian survey. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Aug 04. PMID: 32749606.
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    3. Chiarella G, Pizzolato R, Malanga D, Pisani D, Abenavoli L, Viola P. Prevention of COVID-19 infection in the medical population: a possible help from anosmia?. Rev Recent Clin Trials. 2020 06 03. PMID: 32493200.
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    4. Annibali V, Umeton R, Palermo A, Severa M, Etna MP, Giglio S, Romano S, Ferraldeschi M, Buscarinu MC, Vecchione A, Annese A, Policano C, Mechelli R, Pizzolato Umeton R, Fornasiero A, Angelini DF, Guerrera G, Battistini L, Coccia EM, Salvetti M, Ristori G. Analysis of coding and non-coding transcriptome of peripheral B cells reveals an altered interferon response factor (IRF)-1 pathway in multiple sclerosis patients. J Neuroimmunol. 2018 11 15; 324:165-171. PMID: 30270021.
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    5. Buscarinu MC, Romano S, Mechelli R, Pizzolato Umeton R, Ferraldeschi M, Fornasiero A, Reniè R, Cerasoli B, Morena E, Romano C, Loizzo ND, Umeton R, Salvetti M, Ristori G. Intestinal Permeability in Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis. Neurotherapeutics. 2018 01; 15(1):68-74. PMID: 29119385.
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    6. Pizzolato R, Romero JM. Neurosonology and noninvasive imaging of the carotid arteries. Handb Clin Neurol. 2016; 135:165-191. PMID: 27432665.
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    7. Ciura VA, Brouwers HB, Pizzolato R, Ortiz CJ, Rosand J, Goldstein JN, Greenberg SM, Pomerantz SR, Gonzalez RG, Romero JM. Spot sign on 90-second delayed computed tomography angiography improves sensitivity for hematoma expansion and mortality: prospective study. Stroke. 2014 Nov; 45(11):3293-7. PMID: 25300974.
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    8. Romero JM, Pizzolato R, Atkinson W, Meader A, Jaimes C, Lamuraglia G, Jaff MR, Buonanno F, Delgado Almandoz J, Gonzalez RG. Vasa vasorum enhancement on computerized tomographic angiography correlates with symptomatic patients with 50% to 70% carotid artery stenosis. Stroke. 2013 Dec; 44(12):3344-9. PMID: 24172578.
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    9. Dabus G, Pizzolato R, Lin E, Kreusch A, Linfante I. Endovascular treatment for traumatic scalp arteriovenous fistulas: results with Onyx embolization. J Neurointerv Surg. 2014 Jun; 6(5):405-8. PMID: 23788364.
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    10. Pizzolato R, Hirsch JA, Romero JM. Imaging challenges of carotid artery in-stent restenosis. J Neurointerv Surg. 2014 Jan; 6(1):32-41. PMID: 23299108.
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    11. Pizzolato R, Villani V, Prosperini L, Ciuffoli A, Sette G. Efficacy and tolerability of pregabalin as preventive treatment for migraine: a 3-month follow-up study. J Headache Pain. 2011 Oct; 12(5):521-5. PMID: 21479703.
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    12. Villani V, Prosperini L, Ciuffoli A, Pizzolato R, Salvetti M, Pozzilli C, Sette G. Primary headache and multiple sclerosis: preliminary results of a prospective study. Neurol Sci. 2008 May; 29 Suppl 1:S146-8. PMID: 18545918.
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    13. J Donaghy, C Ge, M Osgood, W Hall, R Umeton, S Muehlschlegel. . Improving Knowledge and Comfort in Clinical Brain Death Testing in Neurology Residents and Attendings Utilizing both Didactic and Simulation Exercises: A Quality Improvement Study.
    14. J Eusebio, C Ionete, C Hemond, I Berrios Morales, R Umeton, D Pimentel Maldonado. Attitudes and Preferences on Mental Health and Care Delivery Among Patients with Multiple Sclerosis: Racial and Ethnic Considerations.
    15. R Umeton, D Pimentel Maldonado, J Claunch, C Ionete. . Improving the Identification and Diagnosis of Autoimmune Encephalitis Patients: A Departmental Quality Improvement Project.
    16. R Umeton, M Waltz, G Aaen, L Benson, M Gorman, M Goyal, J Graves, Y Harris, L KRUPP, T Lotze, S Mar, J Ness, M Resnel, T Schreiner, J M Tillema, S Roalstad, M Rodriguez, J Rose, E Waubant, B Weinstock- Guttman, TC Casper, T Chitnis. . Therapeutic Response in Pediatric Neuromyelitis Optics Spectrum Disorder.
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