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Malgorzata Franczak, M.D. Malgorzata B. Franczak , M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology

Specialty: Adult Neurology
 

Sub Specialty:

  • Neurogenerative Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Education:

  • MD, Copernican School of Medicine, Krakow, Poland, 1988

     

Training:

  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1994-1995
  • Resident, Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1995-1998
  • Fellowship, Dementia/EMG, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1998-1999

Societies:
 

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Member of Scientific Advisory Committee, Alzheimer's Association, Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter
  • Wisconsin Neurological Society (Board Member)

Awards/Honors:

  • Deans Merit Scholarship of Academic Achievements Honor Student, 1985
  • Deans Merit Scholarship of Academic Achievements Honor Student, 1986
  • Deans Merit Scholarship of Academic Achievements Honor Student, 1987

Brief Clinical/Research Interest Statement:

  • Dementia and Aging
  • Neurogenerative Disorders

Research Projects

  • Preclinical Diagnosis of Alzheimer Disease with Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (Principal Investigator)
  • Spin-Lock Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Muscle in Patients With Autosomal Recessive Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy.
  • Metrifonate Investigational Nation Wide Trial (M.I.N.T.) Protocol D97-019. (Subinvestigator)
  • A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled 12-month safety and efficacy trial of Idebenone (CV-2619) 240 mg TID and 360 TID in patients with probable Alzheimer's Disease. (Subinvestigator)
  • Gingko Biloba special extract Egb 761 in dementia of the Alzheimer's type. A double-blind multicenter study. (Subinvestigator)
  • Independent life in the elderly. (Co investigator)
  • Independent life in the elderly (The Nun Study) (Co investigator)
  • MK-0966 for the Treatment of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Prevention of Conversion of Alzheimer's Disease. (Subinvestigator)
  • Establishment of Community Based Multispecialty Clinics of Diagnosis and Management of Dementia. A pilot Study. (Subinvestigator)

Publications:

  1. Franczak, M.B., Ulmer, J.L., Jaradeh, S., McDaniel, J.D., Mark, L.P., & Prost, R.W. (2000). Spin-Lock Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Muscle in Patients With Autosomal Recessive Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy. Journal of Neuroimaging, 10 (2), 73-77.
  2. McDaniel, J.D., Ulmer, J.L., Prost, R.W., Franczak, M.B., Jaradeh, S., Hamilton, C.A., & Mark, L.P. (1999). Magnetization Transfer Imaging of Skeletal Muscle in Autosomal Recessive Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy. Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, 23 (4), 609-614.
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