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Dr. Sami Barmada

Sami Barmada, MD, PhD

Angela Dobson Welch and Lyndon Welch Research Professor
Associate Professor
Director, Michigan Brain Bank

Department of Neurology

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Sami Barmada, MD, PhD, is an assistant professor of neurology at the University of Michigan Medical School. His clinical interests center on patients with dementia and motor neuron disease. His research focuses on the pathologic overlap between amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and how we can take advantage of the convergence to identify new and effective therapies for these devastating disorders.


Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine

Residency: University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, Neurology