Gustavo C. Román, MD, DrHC

  • Houston Methodist neurologist
  • Professor of neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Jack S. Blanton Presidential Distinguished Chair for the Study of Neurological Disease at Houston Methodist Hospital

Gustavo C. Román, MD, DrHC

Areas of Expertise

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus
  • Vascular dementia

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Diplomate in Neurology, American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry
MEDICAL SCHOOL
Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia | 1971
RESIDENCY
Neurology, University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, Vermont
FELLOWSHIP
Electrodiagnosis (EEG/EMG) and Neuropathology, University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, Vermont
Clinical Neurology and Neuropathology, Université de Paris VI Faculté de Médecine Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France

Publications


COVID-19 international neurological registries
World Federation of Neurology Environmental Neurology Specialty Group 2020, , The Lancet Neurology, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 484-485. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422(20)30148-4

A 70-Year Old Man with Dystonic and Choreiform Movements
Perez, A, Roman, GC, Powell, SZ-E, Fisher, R, Rivera, AL, Masdeu, JC & Cykowski, MD 2020, Brain Pathology, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 415-416. https://doi.org/10.1111/bpa.12819

Extra-virgin olive oil for potential prevention of Alzheimer disease
Roman, GC, Jackson, RE, Reis, J, Román, AN, Toledo, JB & Toledo, E 2019, , Revue Neurologique, vol. 175, no. 10, pp. 705-723. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neurol.2019.07.017

Helicobacter pylori, vascular risk factors and cognition in U.S. older adults
Cárdenas, VM, Boller, F & Román, GC 2019, , Brain Sciences, vol. 9, no. 12, 370. https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci9120370


The World Federation of Neurology and the challenges in Environment Neurology
Reis, J, Grisold, W, Öztürk, S, Wasay, M, Román, GC & Carroll, WM 2019, , Revue Neurologique, vol. 175, no. 10, pp. 742-744. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neurol.2019.08.006

Medical management, prevention and mitigation of environmental risks factors in Neurology
Reis, J, Román, GC, Giroud, M, Palmer, VS & Spencer, PS 2019, , Revue Neurologique, vol. 175, no. 10, pp. 698-704. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neurol.2019.10.001


Cerebral vascular reactivity in frail older adults with vascular cognitive impairment
Aguilar-Navarro, SG, Mimenza-Alvarado, AJ, Corona-Sevilla, I, Jiménez-Castillo, GA, Juárez-Cedillo, T, Ávila-Funes, JA & Román, GC 2019, , Brain Sciences, vol. 9, no. 9, 214. https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci9090214

Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Idiopathic Normal-Pressure Hydrocephalus: Recent Pathophysiological Advances
Roman, GC, Jackson, RE, Fung, SH, Zhang, YJ & Verma, A 2019, Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, vol. 19, no. 7, 39. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11910-019-0952-9

Concentrations of bile acid precursors in cerebrospinal fluid of Alzheimer's disease patients
Griffiths, WJ, Abdel-Khalik, J, Yutuc, E, Roman, GC, Warner, M, Gustafsson, JÅ & Wang, Y 2019, , Free Radical Biology and Medicine, vol. 134, pp. 42-52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2018.12.020

Hidrocefalia de pressão normal: Uma revisão crítica
Oliveira, LM, Nitrini, R & Román, GC 2019, , Dementia e Neuropsychologia, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 133-143. https://doi.org/10.1590/1980-57642018dn13-020001

Differential methylation in APOE (Chr19; Exon Four; from 44,909,188 to 44,909,373/hg38) and increased apolipoprotein E plasma levels in subjects with mild cognitive impairment
Mancera-Páez, O, Estrada-Orozco, K, Mahecha, MF, Cruz, F, Bonilla-Vargas, K, Sandoval, N, Guerrero, E, Salcedo-Tacuma, D, Melgarejo, JD, Vega, E, Ortega-Rojas, J, Roman, GC, Pardo-Turriago, R & Arboleda, H 2019, International journal of molecular sciences, vol. 20, no. 6, 1394. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms20061394


Concurrent Guillain-Barré syndrome, transverse myelitis and encephalitis post-Zika: A case report and review of the pathogenic role of multiple arboviral immunity
Román, GC, Anaya, JM, Mancera-Páez, Ó, Pardo-Turriago, R & Rodríguez, Y 2019, , Journal of the Neurological Sciences, vol. 396, pp. 84-85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2018.10.032


The association between calcified neurocysticercosis and cognitive performance: A case-control study nested to a population-based cohort
Del Brutto, OH, Mera, RM, Zambrano, M, Costa, AF & Román, GC 2019, , American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 100, no. 2, pp. 323-326. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.18-0611

Vascular dysfunction—The disregarded partner of Alzheimer's disease
Sweeney, MD, Montagne, A, Sagare, AP, Nation, DA, Schneider, LS, Chui, HC, Harrington, MG, Pa, J, Law, M, Wang, DJJ, Jacobs, RE, Doubal, FN, Ramirez, J, Black, SE, Nedergaard, M, Benveniste, H, Dichgans, M, Iadecola, C, Love, S, Bath, PM, Markus, HS, Salman, RA, Allan, SM, Quinn, TJ, Kalaria, RN, Werring, DJ, Carare, RO, Touyz, RM, Williams, SCR, Moskowitz, MA, Katusic, ZS, Lutz, SE, Lazarov, O, Minshall, RD, Rehman, J, Davis, TP, Wellington, CL, González, HM, Yuan, C, Lockhart, SN, Hughes, TM, Chen, CLH, Sachdev, P, OBrien, JT, Skoog, I, Pantoni, L, Gustafson, DR, Biessels, GJ, Wallin, A, Smith, EE, Mok, V, Wong, A, Passmore, P, Barkof, F, Muller, M, Breteler, MMB, Román, GC, Hamel, E, Seshadri, S, Gottesman, RF, van Buchem, MA, Arvanitakis, Z, Schneider, JA, Drewes, LR, Hachinski, V, Finch, CE, Toga, AW, Wardlaw, JM & Zlokovic, BV 2019, , Alzheimers and Dementia, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 158-167. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2018.07.222

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2018.10.005

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French