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Maria Alejandra Gonzalez-Duarte Briseno, MD

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Affiliated providers provide medical care at an NYU Langone location or a private practice, and are not employed by NYU Langone Health.
  • Specialty: Autonomic Disorders
  • Treats: Adults
  • Language: English
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Positions
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, NYU School of Medicine, Autonomic Disorders, 2009
  • Fellowship, icahn school of medicine at, Neuro-AIDS, 2008
  • Residency, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Neurology, 2006
  • Residency, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, Internal Medicine, 2003

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Locations and Appointments

Dysautonomia Center

530 1st Avenue, Suite 9Q, New York, NY 10016

Interests

Dysautonomia, Amyloidosis, TTR, Autonomic Nervous System, Small Fiber Neuropathy

Research Summary

Dr. González-Duarte is a neurologist and internist, currently working in the Department of Neurology at NYU Grossman School of Medicine as a Carl Seaman Family Clinical Associate Professor of Dysautonomia Treatment and Research, and as Assistant Director of the Dysautonomia Research Laboratory.
 

Dr. González-Duarte has focused her research and clinical practice on rare autonomic disorders. She is the principal investigator of many trials for ATTR amyloidosis and has published extensive works on this disease. She also participates as principal investigator or co-investigator in studies for other congenital diseases such as familial dysautonomia and congenital insensitivity to pain and anhidrosis. She cares for patients with infectious, inflammatory, and degenerative autonomic disorders.
 

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. González-Duarte was a supervisor in the emergency department and in-patient hospital care. She published several works on the neurologic and autonomic complications of COVID-19 and manuscripts describing the bioethical challenges in research and clinical attention during the pandemic. Currently, she is working within the Dysautonomia Center to characterize these sequels, avoid further complications, and start several lines of treatment.
 

She has specialties in internal medicine and neurology, postdoctoral fellowships in neuroinfectious diseases and autonomic nervous system disorders, and a master’s in bioethics. She has been part of the Institutional Review Board of Bioethics and Research for several years.

Academic Contact

Academic office

530 First Avenue Suite 9Q

9 Floor

New York, NY 10016

Phone

212-263-7225

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