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Alberto Ascherio, MD, DPH
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Medicine
Channing Laboratories
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

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Research Narrative:

Harvard School of Public Health, 1992, DPH
Harvard School of Public Health, 1989, MPH
University of Milan, 1978, MD

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Publications (Pulled from Harvard Catalyst Profiles):

1. Claire Simon K, Schmidt H, Loud S, Ascherio A. Epstein-Barr virus candidate genes and multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2015 Jan; 4(1):60-4.

2. Simon KC, Schmidt H, Loud S, Ascherio A. Risk factors for multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica and transverse myelitis. Mult Scler. 2015 May; 21(6):703-9.

3. Palacios N, Fitzgerald KC, Hart JE, Weisskopf MG, Schwarzschild MA, Ascherio A, Laden F. Particulate matter and risk of Parkinson disease in a large prospective study of women. Environ Health. 2014 Oct 07; 13:80.

4. Simon KC, Eberly S, Gao X, Oakes D, Tanner CM, Shoulson I, Fahn S, Schwarzschild MA, Ascherio A. Mendelian randomization of serum urate and parkinson disease progression. Ann Neurol. 2014 Dec; 76(6):862-8.

5. Fitzgerald KC, O'Reilly ÉJ, Falcone GJ, McCullough ML, Park Y, Kolonel LN, Ascherio A. Dietary ?-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid intake and risk for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. JAMA Neurol. 2014 Sep; 71(9):1102-10.

6. Ascherio A, Munger KL. Not too late to take vitamin D supplements. Ann Neurol. 2014 Sep; 76(3):321-2.

7. Munger KL, Köchert K, Simon KC, Kappos L, Polman CH, Freedman MS, Hartung HP, Miller DH, Montalbán X, Edan G, Barkhof F, Pleimes D, Sandbrink R, Ascherio A, Pohl C. Molecular mechanism underlying the impact of vitamin D on disease activity of MS. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2014 Aug; 1(8):605-17.

8. Schwarzschild MA, Macklin EA, Ascherio A. Urate and neuroprotection trials. Lancet Neurol. 2014 Aug; 13(8):758.

9. Lyall K, Constantino JN, Weisskopf MG, Roberts AL, Ascherio A, Santangelo SL. Parental social responsiveness and risk of autism spectrum disorder in offspring. JAMA Psychiatry. 2014 Aug; 71(8):936-42.

10. Palacios N, Fitzgerald K, Roberts AL, Hart JE, Weisskopf MG, Schwarzschild MA, Ascherio A, Laden F. A prospective analysis of airborne metal exposures and risk of Parkinson disease in the nurses' health study cohort. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Sep; 122(9):933-8.