Department of Neurology
Professor and Director, Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center
Alzheimer Disease / Memory Disorders; Developmental Neurology; General Neurology; Multiple Sclerosis; Neurodegenerative disorders; Neuroimaging; Neurology; Neuroradiology - Radiology; Parkinson's; Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Robert Zivadinov, M.D., Ph.D., FAAN is a professor of neurology at the State University of New York at Buffalo as well as a clinical professor of neurology at the Florida International University College of Medicine. He is also the Director of the Resident and Fellowship Research program in the Department of Neurology at the University at Buffalo. He has staff privileges at the Jacobs Neurological Institute, Baird MS Research Center and Kaleida Health.
Additionally, Dr. Zivadinov serves as Director of The Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center and was most recently appointed to the position of Director of MR Imaging at the Clinical Translational Research Center (CTRC) at the University. The MRI Center is an entity within the current Molecular and Translational Imaging Center at the CTRC. The MRI Center hosts two MRI scanners: the 3T Toshiba human MRI and the 9.4T Bruker animal MRI. Dr. Zivadinov is responsible for overseeing their usage for research purposes.
Furthermore, Dr. Zivadinov serves in the position of Treasurer for the International Society of Neurovascular Disease (ISNVD).
Dr. Zivadinov has acquired extensive research experience in multiple sclerosis. His accomplishments in this field include numerous awards from European and national neurological societies for his published articles, research studies and research fellowships. He has authored more than 230 publications, including print and online articles as well as over 420 abstracts. His work has appeared in journals such as Lancet Neurology, Annals of Neurology, Brain, Neurology, JAMA Neurology, Radiology, Neuroimage, the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, American Journal of Neuroradiology BMC Medicine, PLoS One, Journal of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis, Neuroepidemiology, etc. Dr. Zivadinov is currently pursuing research studies of quantitative magnetic resonance imaging findings, venous function in multiple sclerosis, stroke, Alzheimer‘s disease, Parkinson‘s disease and aging. His research interests also include therapeutic interventions and strategies towards assessing neuroprotective efforts of these diseases.