Massimo Fiandaca, MD, Neurosurgery, Columbus, OH

MassimoS.FiandacaMDMBA, FAANS, FACS

Neurosurgery Columbus, OH

Executive Vice President, Therapeutic Strategies at Brain Neurotherapy Bio, a unit of AskBio, Inc.

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  • Neurosurgeon, neuroscientist, and entrepreneur working in startup biotechnology company focused on developing relevant preclinical and early stage clinical investigations utilizing vector-based gene therapy strategies and technologies for human conditions involving the central nervous system.
    Current Specialties: Gene therapy; Convection enhanced delivery (CED); Neurosurgical methods and devices; Translational neuroscience research; Biomarkers.

Education & Training

  • Loyola University of Maryland, Sellinger School of Business and ManagementMBA, Business and Management, Beta Gamma Sigma, 1999 - 2001
  • University of Rochester
    University of RochesterFellowship, Neurobiology and Anatomy, 1987 - 1988
  • Emory University
    Emory UniversityResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1982 - 1987
  • Emory University
    Emory UniversityInternship, General Surgery, 1981 - 1982
  • Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
    Oregon Health & Science University School of MedicineClass of 1981, MD, Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Oregon State UniversityBS, Zoology, 1973 - 1977

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2016 - 2022
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1991 - 2016
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FAANS) American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Loyola University of Maryland, Sellinger School, 2001
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Advancing gene therapies, methods, and technologies for Parkinson's Disease and other neurological disorders.  
    Fiandaca MS, Lonser RR, Elder JB, Zabek M, Bankiewicz KS, Neurol Neurochir Pol., 6/20/2020
  • GDNF and Parkinson's Disease: Where Next? A Summary from a Recent Workshop  
    Barker RA, Bjorklund A, Gash DM, Whone A, Van Laar A, Kordower JH, Bankiewicz K, Kieburtz K, Saarma M, Booms S, Huttunen HJ, Kells A, Fiandaca MS, Stoessl AJ, Eidelber..., J Parkinsons Dis, 6/9/2020
  • Author Correction: Plasma microRNA markers of upper limb recovery following human stroke.  
    Edwardson MA, Zhong X, Fiandaca MS, Federoff HJ, Cheema AK, Dromerick AW., Sci Rep., 2/9/2020

Press Mentions

  • Researchers Identify Blood Biomarkers That May Help Diagnose, Confirm Concussions
    Researchers Identify Blood Biomarkers That May Help Diagnose, Confirm ConcussionsApril 21, 2018 12:10

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