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profileMichele Cavallari, M.D.

TitleInstructor in Radiology
InstitutionBrigham and Women's Hospital
AddressBrigham and Womens Hospital
Center for Neurological Imaging
221 Longwood Ave
Boston MA 02115
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  1. Moscufo N, Wakefield DB, Meier DS, Cavallari M, Guttmann CRG, White WB, Wolfson L. Longitudinal microstructural changes of cerebral white matter and their association with mobility performance in older persons. PLoS One. 2018; 13(3):e0194051. PMID: 29554115.
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  2. Meier DS, Guttmann CRG, Tummala S, Moscufo N, Cavallari M, Tauhid S, Bakshi R, Weiner HL. Dual-Sensitivity Multiple Sclerosis Lesion and CSF Segmentation for Multichannel 3T Brain MRI. J Neuroimaging. 2018 Jan; 28(1):36-47. PMID: 29235194.
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  3. Cavallari M, Egorova S, Healy BC, Palotai M, Prieto JC, Polgar-Turcsanyi M, Tauhid S, Anderson M, Glanz B, Chitnis T, Guttmann CRG. Evaluating the Association between Enlarged Perivascular Spaces and Disease Worsening in Multiple Sclerosis. J Neuroimaging. 2017 Dec 11. PMID: 29226505.
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  4. Cavallari M, Dai W, Guttmann CRG, Meier DS, Ngo LH, Hshieh TT, Fong TG, Schmitt E, Press DZ, Travison TG, Marcantonio ER, Jones RN, Inouye SK, Alsop DC. Longitudinal diffusion changes following postoperative delirium in older people without dementia. Neurology. 2017 Sep 05; 89(10):1020-1027. PMID: 28779010.
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  5. Cavallari M, Guttmann CRG, Inouye SK, Alsop DC. State of the Art and Promise of Structural Neuroimaging in Postoperative Delirium and Postoperative Cognitive Decline. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2017 Oct; 25(10):1062-1063. PMID: 28802800.
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  6. Palotai M, Mike A, Cavallari M, Strammer E, Orsi G, Healy BC, Schregel K, Illes Z, Guttmann CR. Changes to the septo-fornical area might play a role in the pathogenesis of anxiety in multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler. 2017 May 01; 1352458517711273. PMID: 28548605.
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  7. Cavallari M, Guttmann CR, Jones RN, Inouye SK, Alsop DC. Reply: Neural substrates of vulnerability to post-surgical delirium with prospective diagnosis. Brain. 2016 Oct; 139(Pt 10):e55. PMID: 27343260.
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  8. Cavallari M, Palotai M, Glanz BI, Egorova S, Prieto JC, Healy BC, Chitnis T, Guttmann CR. Fatigue predicts disease worsening in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients. Mult Scler. 2016 Dec; 22(14):1841-1849. PMID: 26920374.
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  9. Cavallari M, Dai W, Guttmann CR, Meier DS, Ngo LH, Hshieh TT, Callahan AE, Fong TG, Schmitt E, Dickerson BC, Press DZ, Marcantonio ER, Jones RN, Inouye SK, Alsop DC. Neural substrates of vulnerability to postsurgical delirium as revealed by presurgical diffusion MRI. Brain. 2016 Apr; 139(Pt 4):1282-94. PMID: 26920674; PMCID: PMC5006228 [Available on 04/01/17].
  10. Hshieh TT, Dai W, Cavallari M, Guttmann CR, Meier DS, Schmitt EM, Dickerson BC, Press DZ, Marcantonio ER, Jones RN, Gou YR, Travison TG, Fong TG, Ngo L, Inouye SK, Alsop DC. Cerebral blood flow MRI in the nondemented elderly is not predictive of post-operative delirium but is correlated with cognitive performance. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2017 Apr; 37(4):1386-1397. PMID: 27401806.
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  11. Hshieh TT, Fox ML, Kosar CM, Cavallari M, Guttmann CR, Alsop D, Marcantonio ER, Schmitt EM, Jones RN, Inouye SK. Head circumference as a useful surrogate for intracranial volume in older adults. Int Psychogeriatr. 2016 Jan; 28(1):157-62. PMID: 26631180; PMCID: PMC4669896 [Available on 01/01/17].
  12. Fazio F, Lionetto L, Curto M, Iacovelli L, Cavallari M, Zappulla C, Ulivieri M, Napoletano F, Capi M, Corigliano V, Scaccianoce S, Caruso A, Miele J, De Fusco A, Di Menna L, Comparelli A, De Carolis A, Gradini R, Nisticò R, De Blasi A, Girardi P, Bruno V, Battaglia G, Nicoletti F, Simmaco M. Xanthurenic Acid Activates mGlu2/3 Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors and is a Potential Trait Marker for Schizophrenia. Sci Rep. 2015 Dec 08; 5:17799. PMID: 26643205; PMCID: PMC4672300.
  13. Guttmann CR, Rousset M, Roch JA, Hannoun S, Durand-Dubief F, Belaroussi B, Cavallari M, Rabilloud M, Sappey-Marinier D, Vukusic S, Cotton F. Multiple sclerosis lesion formation and early evolution revisited: A weekly high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging study. Mult Scler. 2016 05; 22(6):761-9. PMID: 26362901.
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  14. Cavallari M, Stamile C, Umeton R, Calimeri F, Orzi F. Novel Method for Automated Analysis of Retinal Images: Results in Subjects with Hypertensive Retinopathy and CADASIL. Biomed Res Int. 2015; 2015:752957. PMID: 26167496; PMCID: PMC4475739.
  15. Cavallari M, Hshieh TT, Guttmann CR, Ngo LH, Meier DS, Schmitt EM, Marcantonio ER, Jones RN, Kosar CM, Fong TG, Press D, Inouye SK, Alsop DC. Brain atrophy and white-matter hyperintensities are not significantly associated with incidence and severity of postoperative delirium in older persons without dementia. Neurobiol Aging. 2015 Jun; 36(6):2122-9. PMID: 25824618; PMCID: PMC4433616.
  16. Cavallari M, Ceccarelli A, Wang GY, Moscufo N, Hannoun S, Matulis CR, Jackson JS, Glanz BI, Bakshi R, Neema M, Guttmann CR. Microstructural changes in the striatum and their impact on motor and neuropsychological performance in patients with multiple sclerosis. PLoS One. 2014; 9(7):e101199. PMID: 25047083; PMCID: PMC4105540.
  17. Cavallari M, Moscufo N, Meier D, Skudlarski P, Pearlson GD, White WB, Wolfson L, Guttmann CR. Thalamic fractional anisotropy predicts accrual of cerebral white matter damage in older subjects with small-vessel disease. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2014 Aug; 34(8):1321-7. PMID: 24824915; PMCID: PMC4126092.
  18. Mariani S, Lionetto L, Cavallari M, Tubaro A, Rasio D, De Nunzio C, Hong GM, Borro M, Simmaco M. Low prostate concentration of lycopene is associated with development of prostate cancer in patients with high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia. Int J Mol Sci. 2014 Jan 21; 15(1):1433-40. PMID: 24451130; PMCID: PMC3907878.
  19. Picchetto L, Spalletta G, Casolla B, Cacciari C, Cavallari M, Fantozzi C, Ciuffoli A, Rasura M, Imperiale F, Sette G, Caltagirone C, Taurino M, Orzi F. Cognitive Performance following Carotid Endarterectomy or Stenting in Asymptomatic Patients with Severe ICA Stenosis. Cardiovasc Psychiatry Neurol. 2013; 2013:342571. PMID: 24455200; PMCID: PMC3880731.
  20. Cavallari M, Moscufo N, Skudlarski P, Meier D, Panzer VP, Pearlson GD, White WB, Wolfson L, Guttmann CR. Mobility impairment is associated with reduced microstructural integrity of the inferior and superior cerebellar peduncles in elderly with no clinical signs of cerebellar dysfunction. Neuroimage Clin. 2013; 2:332-40. PMID: 24179787; PMCID: PMC3777843.
  21. Tari Capone F, Cavallari M, Casolla B, Orzi F. Current indications and results of thrombolysis by intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator. Tech Vasc Interv Radiol. 2012 Mar; 15(1):10-8. PMID: 22464298.
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  22. Lionetto L, Casolla B, Cavallari M, Tisei P, Buttinelli C, Simmaco M. High-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry method for simultaneous quantification of carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine, and their main metabolites in human serum. Ther Drug Monit. 2012 Feb; 34(1):53-8. PMID: 22210100.
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  23. Tari Capone F, Cavallari M, Casolla B, Caselli G, Pieroni A, Di Lazzaro V, Napolitano S, Stanzione P, Puca E, Toni D, Rasura M, Orzi F. Stroke prediction after transient ischemic attacks in patients admitted to a stroke unit. Eur Neurol. 2012; 67(1):34-8. PMID: 22156760.
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  24. De Carolis A, Giubilei F, Caselli G, Casolla B, Cavallari M, Vanacore N, Leonori R, Scrocchia I, Fersini A, Quercia A, Orzi F. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is associated with altered neuropsychological performance in young adults. Dement Geriatr Cogn Dis Extra. 2011 Jan; 1(1):402-8. PMID: 22187547; PMCID: PMC3243636.
  25. Cavallari M, Falco T, Frontali M, Romano S, Bagnato F, Orzi F. Fractal analysis reveals reduced complexity of retinal vessels in CADASIL. PLoS One. 2011 Apr 27; 6(4):e19150. PMID: 21556373; PMCID: PMC3083432.
  26. Pontieri FE, Lattanzi R, Benincasa D, Cavallari M, Negri L, Orzi F. Effects of the intravenous administration of [Lys7]dermorphin on local cerebral glucose utilization in the rat. Eur J Pharmacol. 2006 Aug 21; 544(1-3):17-20. PMID: 16831415.
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  27. Castri P, Busceti C, Battaglia G, Girardi F, Cavallari M, Orzi F, Fornai F. Protection by apomorphine in two independent models of acute inhibition of oxidative metabolism in rodents. Clin Exp Hypertens. 2006 Apr-May; 28(3-4):387-94. PMID: 16833051.
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