Mary De May, MD

Hellman Master Clinician
+1 415 476-5562

Dr. Mary De May received her medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She completed an internship in medicine and psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and subsequently did her psychiatry residency and fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. She joined the UCSF Memory and Aging Center in 2000, where she is the center’s Hellman Master Clinician and the Hellman Family Distinguished Professor of Neurology.

As an attending physician at the Memory and Aging Center Clinic, Dr. De May participates in the multidisciplinary comprehensive evaluation of new patients and research participants, as well as providing ongoing care. She teaches neurology residents and fellows, psychiatry interns, geriatric medicine fellows and other rotating clinicians, and she serves as a clinical mentor for the Global Brain Health Institute. She also performs psychiatric evaluations for patients referred from within the Memory and Aging Center and helps them find appropriate psychiatric care within the community as needed.

Publications: 

C9orf72-specific phenomena associated with frontotemporal dementia and gastrointestinal symptoms in the absence of TDP-43 aggregation.

Acta neuropathologica

Sampognaro PJ, Vatsavayai SC, Cosme CG, Hwang JL, Nolan A, Huang EJ, Seeley WW, De May MG

Clinicopathological correlations in behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia.

Brain : a journal of neurology

Perry DC, Brown JA, Possin KL, Datta S, Trujillo A, Radke A, Karydas A, Kornak J, Sias AC, Rabinovici GD, Gorno-Tempini ML, Boxer AL, De May M, Rankin KP, Sturm VE, Lee SE, Matthews BR, Kao AW, Vossel KA, Tartaglia MC, Miller ZA, Seo SW, Sidhu M, Gaus SE, Nana AL, Vargas JNS, Hwang JL, Ossenkoppele R, Brown AB, Huang EJ, Coppola G, Rosen HJ, Geschwind D, Trojanowski JQ, Grinberg LT, Kramer JH, Miller BL, Seeley WW

Linking tuberous sclerosis complex, excessive mTOR signaling, and age-related neurodegeneration: a new association between TSC1 mutation and frontotemporal dementia.

Acta neuropathologica

Olney NT, Alquezar C, Ramos EM, Nana AL, Fong JC, Karydas AM, Taylor JB, Stephens ML, Argouarch AR, Van Berlo VA, Dokuru DR, Sherr EH, Jicha GA, Dillon WP, Desikan RS, De May M, Seeley WW, Coppola G, Miller BL, Kao AW

Precipitous Deterioration of Motor Function, Cognition, and Behavior.

JAMA neurology

Fernández-Fournier M, Perry DC, Tartaglia MC, de May M, Boxer A, Coppola G, Christine CW, Huang EJ, Seeley WW, Miller BL, DeArmond SJ, Grinberg LT, Geschwind MD

Young-onset frontotemporal dementia in a homozygous tau R406W mutation carrier.

Annals of clinical and translational neurology

Ng AS, Sias AC, Pressman PS, Fong JC, Karydas AM, Zanto TP, De May M, Coppola G, Geschwind DH, Miller BL, Lee SE

Frontotemporal Dementia and Psychiatric Illness: Emerging Clinical and Biological Links in Gene Carriers.

The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry

Block NR, Sha SJ, Karydas AM, Fong JC, De May MG, Miller BL, Rosen HJ

Prodromal posterior cortical atrophy: clinical, neuropsychological, and radiological correlation.

Neurocase

Chan LT, Lynch W, De May M, Horton JC, Miller BL, Rabinovici GD

Pleasurable emotional response to music: a case of neurodegenerative generalized auditory agnosia.

Neurocase

Matthews BR, Chang CC, De May M, Engstrom J, Miller BL