Gustavo C. Roman, MD, DrHC

Jack S. Blanton Presidential Distinguished Chair for the Study of Neurological Disease, Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology
Professor of Neurology, Institute for Academic Medicine
Full Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Areas Of Expertise

Dementia Alzheimer Disease
Education & Training

Residency, Fletcher Allen Health Care
Internship, Hospital San Juan de Dios, Bogota
MD, Facultad De Medicina, Bogota
Publications

Concurrent Guillain-Barré syndrome, transverse myelitis and encephalitis post-Zika: A case report and review of the pathogenic role of multiple arboviral immunity
Mancera-Páez, O, Román, GC, Pardo-Turriago, R, Rodríguez, Y & Anaya, JM 2018, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, vol. 395, pp. 47-53. DOI: 10.1016/j.jns.2018.09.028

Idiopathic normal-pressure hydrocephalus and obstructive sleep apnea are frequently associated: A prospective cohort study
Román, GC, Verma, AK, Zhang, YJ & Fung, SH 2018, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, vol. 395, pp. 164-168. DOI: 10.1016/j.jns.2018.10.005

Neuroimaging Characteristics of Small-Vessel Disease in Older Adults with Normal Cognition, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Alzheimer Disease
Mimenza-Alvarado, A, Aguilar-Navarro, SG, Yeverino-Castro, S, Mendoza-Franco, C, Ávila-Funes, JA & Román, GC 2018, Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders Extra, pp. 199-206. DOI: 10.1159/000488705

Update on vascular cognitive impairment associated with subcortical small-vessel disease
Wallin, A, Román, GC, Esiri, M, Kettunen, P, Svensson, J, Paraskevas, GP & Kapaki, E 2018, Journal of Alzheimers Disease, vol. 62, no. 3, pp. 1417-1441. DOI: 10.3233/JAD-170803

Hypothalamic relapse of a cardiac large B-cell lymphoma presenting with memory loss, confabulation, alexia-agraphia, apathy, hypersomnia, appetite disturbances and diabetes insipidus
Ospina-Garciá, N, Román, GC, Pascual, B, Schwartz, MR & Preti, HA 2018, BMJ case reports, vol. 2018, 217700. DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2016-217700

Hippocampal sclerosis in older patients practical examples and guidance with a focus on cerebral age-related TDP-43 with sclerosis
Cykowski, MD, Powell, SZ, Schulz, PE, Takei, H, Rivera, AL, Jackson, RE, Roman, G, Jicha, GA & Nelson, PT 2017, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol. 141, no. 8, pp. 1113-1126. DOI: 10.5858/arpa.2016-0469-SA

Progress toward standardized diagnosis of vascular cognitive impairment: Guidelines from the Vascular Impairment of Cognition Classification Consensus Study
Skrobot, OA, Black, SE, Chen, C, DeCarli, C, Erkinjuntti, T, Ford, GA, Kalaria, RN, OBrien, J, Pantoni, L, Pasquier, F, Roman, GC, Wallin, A, Sachdev, P, Skoog, I, Ben-Shlomo, Y, Passmore, AP, Love, S & Kehoe, PG 2017, Alzheimers and Dementia. DOI: 10.1016/j.jalz.2017.09.007

Defective cholesterol metabolism in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Abdel-Khalik, J, Yutuc, E, Crick, PJ, Gustafsson, J-Å, Warner, M, Roman, G, Talbot, K, Gray, E, Griffiths, WJ, Turner, MR & Wang, Y 2016, Journal of Lipid Research, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 267-278. DOI: 10.1194/jlr.P071639

The Pan-American Federation of Neurological Societies (PAFNS): A New Regional Organization
Medina, MT & Román, GC 2016, Journal of the neurological sciences, vol. 366, pp. 195-196. DOI: 10.1016/j.jns.2016.03.052

The Vascular Impairment of Cognition Classification Consensus Study
Skrobot, OA, OBrien, J, Black, S, Chen, C, DeCarli, C, Erkinjuntti, T, Ford, GA, Kalaria, RN, Pantoni, L, Pasquier, F, Roman, GC, Wallin, A, Sachdev, P, Skoog, I, Ben-Shlomo, Y, Passmore, AP, Love, S & Kehoe, PG 2016, Alzheimers and Dementia. DOI: 10.1016/j.jalz.2016.10.007

MTHFR gene mutations: A potential marker of late-onset Alzheimer's disease?
Román, GC 2015, Journal of Alzheimers Disease, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 323-327. DOI: 10.3233/JAD-150304

The prevalence of epilepsy and association with traumatic brain injury in veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars
Pugh, MJV, Orman, JA, Jaramillo, CA, Salinsky, MC, Eapen, BC, Towne, AR, Amuan, ME, Roman, G, McNamee, SD, Kent, TA, McMillan, KK, Hamid, H & Grafman, JH 2015, Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 29-37. DOI: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000045

Vascular Cognitive Disorders and Depression After First-Ever Stroke: The Fogarty-Mexico Stroke Cohort
Arauz, A, Rodríguez-Agudelo, Y, Sosa, AL, Chávez, M, Paz, F, González, M, Coral, J, Díaz-Olavarrieta, C & Román, GC 2014, Cerebrovascular Diseases, pp. 284-289. DOI: 10.1159/000366471

An evo-devo approach to thyroid hormones in cerebral and cerebellar cortical development: etiological implications for autism
Berbel, P, Navarro, D & Román, GC 2014, Frontiers in Endocrinology, vol. 5, pp. 146. DOI: 10.3389/fendo.2014.00146

Accuracy of the Babinski sign in the identification of pyramidal tract dysfunction
Isaza Jaramillo, SP, Uribe Uribe, CS, García Jimenez, FA, Cornejo-Ochoa, W, Álvarez Restrepo, JF & Román, GC 2014, Journal of the neurological sciences, vol. 343, no. 1-2, pp. 66-68. DOI: 10.1016/j.jns.2014.05.028

RtPA in acute stroke patients with history of cognitive impairment: Do not hesitate to treat
Román, GC & Hakim, AM 2014, Neurology, vol. 82, no. 23, pp. 2044-2045. DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000000502

Endovascular management of six simultaneous intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas in a single patient
Gist, TL, Rangel-Castilla, L, Krishna, C, Roman, GC, Cech, DA & Diaz, O 2014, Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery, vol. 6, no. 2. DOI: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2012-010619.rep

Why U.S. epilepsy hospital stays rose in 2006
Cárdenas, VM, Román, GC, Pérez, A & Hauser, WA 2014, Epilepsia, vol. 55, no. 9, pp. 1347-1354. DOI: 10.1111/epi.12719

Vascular factors in neurodegenerative diseases: A path towards treatment and prevention
Román, GC & Boller, F 2014, Functional Neurology, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 85-86. DOI: 10.11138/FNeur/2014.29.2.085

Diagnostic criteria for vascular cognitive disorders: A VASCOG statement
Sachdev, P, Kalaria, R, OBrien, J, Skoog, I, Alladi, S, Black, SE, Blacker, D, Blazer, DG, Chen, C, Chui, H, Ganguli, M, Jellinger, K, Jeste, DV, Pasquier, F, Paulsen, J, Prins, N, Rockwood, K, Roman, G & Scheltens, P 2014, Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 206-218. DOI: 10.1097/WAD.0000000000000034