Tartaglia is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. She received her medical degree from McGill University, completed her residency at the University of Western Ontario and did three years of clinical/research fellowship in Cognitive/Behavioral neurology at the University of California, San Francisco Memory and Aging Center. She maintains a cognitive/behavioral clinic within the UHN Memory Clinic. Her clinical and research interests lie in neurodegenerative diseases with a focus on Frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD).
The focus of her work is searching for biomarkers for early molecular diagnosis of all syndromes caused by Frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD). She has contributed to the validation of new clinical criteria for behavioral variant Frontotemporal Dementia. Using modern imaging methods such as Diffusion tensor imaging she has contributed to the understanding that loss of white matter integrity contributes to the behavioral and cognitive deficits in the different FTLD syndromes. She is investigating different protein biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid for the diagnosis of the various neurodegenerative diseases.

The ultimate goal of her research program is to provide early, pathology-specific treatments to her patients. An emerging interest of Dr. Tartaglia is the role of head trauma (concussion) in dementia, both in athletes and in members of the general population.
 
J Alzheimers Dis. 2018 Jul 13;:
Sellami L, Bocchetta M, Masellis M, Cash DM, Dick KM, van Swieten J, Borroni B, Galimberti D, Tartaglia MC, Rowe JB, Graff C, Tagliavini F, Frisoni G, Finger E, de Mendonça A, Sorbi S, Warren JD, Rohrer JD, Laforcem R, Genetic FTD Initiative, GENF
Neuroimage Clin. 2018;19:551-558
Misquitta K, Dadar M, Tarazi A, Hussain MW, Alatwi MK, Ebraheem A, Multani N, Khodadadi M, Goswami R, Wennberg R, Tator C, Green R, Colella B, Davis KD, Mikulis D, Grinberg M, Sato C, Rogaeva E, Louis Collins D, Tartaglia MC
Gerontologist. 2018 Jul 05;:
Van Ooteghem K, Musselman K, Gold D, Marcil MN, Keren R, Tartaglia MC, Flint AJ, Iaboni A
Alzheimers Res Ther. 2018 May 24;10(1):46
Fumagalli GG, Basilico P, Arighi A, Bocchetta M, Dick KM, Cash DM, Harding S, Mercurio M, Fenoglio C, Pietroboni AM, Ghezzi L, van Swieten J, Borroni B, de Mendonça A, Masellis M, Tartaglia MC, Rowe JB, Graff C, Tagliavini F, Frisoni GB, Laforce R,...
Front Aging Neurosci. 2018;10:120
Martinez M, Multani N, Anor CJ, Misquitta K, Tang-Wai DF, Keren R, Fox S, Lang AE, Marras C, Tartaglia MC
J Vis Exp. 2018 Apr 04;(134):
Dilliott AA, Farhan SMK, Ghani M, Sato C, Liang E, Zhang M, McIntyre AD, Cao H, Racacho L, Robinson JF, Strong MJ, Masellis M, Bulman DE, Rogaeva E, Lang A, Tartaglia C, Finger E, Zinman L, Turnbull J, Freedman M, Swartz R, Black SE, Hegele RA
Mol Neurobiol. 2018 Mar 30;:
McKeever PM, Schneider R, Taghdiri F, Weichert A, Multani N, Brown RA, Boxer AL, Karydas A, Miller B, Robertson J, Tartaglia MC
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2018 Feb 06;:
Schneider R, McKeever P, Kim T, Graff C, van Swieten JC, Karydas A, Boxer A, Rosen H, Miller BL, Laforce R, Galimberti D, Masellis M, Borroni B, Zhang Z, Zinman L, Rohrer JD, Tartaglia MC, Robertson J, Genetic FTD Initiative (GENFI)
J Neurotrauma. 2017 Dec 19;:
Tarazi A, Tator C, Wennberg R, Ebraheem A, Green RE, Colella B, Saverino C, Khodadadi M, Misquitta K, Tartaglia MC
J Neurotrauma. 2017 Dec 14;:
Taghdiri F, Chung J, Irwin S, Multani N, Tarazi A, Ebraheem A, Khodadadi M, Goswami R, Wennberg R, Mikulis D, Green RE, Davis K, Tator C, Eizenman M, Tartaglia MC

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