Serggio Lanata, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology

Dr. Serggio Lanata was raised in Peru, where he began his undergraduate studies in general science. He later earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Florida. He obtained his medical degree from the University of South Florida and then completed his medicine internship and neurology residency at Brown University. He joined the UCSF Memory and Aging Center in 2013 as a Clinical Instructor and Behavioral Neurology Fellow.

Currently, Dr. Lanata is the Roland Nyegaard, MD, Endowed Professor in Vulnerable Populations. He is also the director of the UCSF Memory and Aging Center Community Outreach Program, which aims to educate underserved and underrepresented communities on brain health and dementia topics and to improve these communities’ participation in clinical research at the MAC. He is a faculty member of the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI).


Performance of the Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale for the Detection of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in a Diverse Cohort of Illiterate Persons From Rural Communities in Peru.

Frontiers in neurology

Nilton Custodio, Rosa Montesinos, Monica M. Diaz, Eder Herrera-Perez, Kristhy Chavez, Carlos Alva-Diaz, Willyams Reynoso-Guzman, Maritza Pintado-Caipa, José Cuenca, Carlos Gamboa, Serggio Lanata

Characterization of HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Impairment in Middle-Aged and Older Persons With HIV in Lima, Peru.

Frontiers in neurology

Diaz MM, Zacarías MG, Sotolongo P, Sanes MF, Franklin DJ, Marquine MJ, Cherner M, Cárcamo C, Ellis RJ, Lanata S, García PJ

The Role of Spirituality in Conceptualizations of Health Maintenance and Healthy Aging Among Latin American Immigrants.

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

Weiner-Light S, Rankin KP, Lanata S, Possin KL, Dohan D, Bernstein Sideman A

Neurodegenerative Disease and the Experience of Homelessness.

Frontiers in neurology

Piña-Escudero SD, López L, Sriram S, Longoria Ibarrola EM, Miller B, Lanata S

Corticobasal syndrome in a 23-year-old female.

Alzheimer's & Dementia

Sheila Castro-Suarez, Lucia Lopez, Serggio Lanata

Dementia in Latin America: Paving the way toward a regional action plan.

Alzheimer's & dementia : the journal of the Alzheimer's Association

Parra MA, Baez S, Sedeño L, Gonzalez Campo C, Santamaría-García H, Aprahamian I, Bertolucci PH, Bustin J, Camargos Bicalho MA, Cano-Gutierrez C, Caramelli P, Chaves MLF, Cogram P, Beber BC, Court FA, de Souza LC, Custodio N, Damian A, de la Cruz M, Diehl Rodriguez R, Brucki SMD, Fajersztajn L, Farías GA, De Felice FG, Ferrari R, de Oliveira FF, Ferreira ST, Ferretti C, Figueredo Balthazar ML, Ferreira Frota NA, Fuentes P, García AM, Garcia PJ, de Gobbi Porto FH, Duque Peñailillo L, Engler HW, Maier I, Mata IF, Gonzalez-Billault C, Lopez OL, Morelli L, Nitrini R, Quiroz YT, Guerrero Barragan A, Huepe D, Pio FJ, Suemoto CK, Kochhann R, Kochen S, Kumfor F, Lanata S, Miller B, Mansur LL, Hosogi ML, Lillo P, Llibre Guerra J, Lira D, Lopera F, Comas A, Avila-Funes JA, Sosa AL, Ramos C, Resende EPF, Snyder HM, Tarnanas I, Yokoyama J, Llibre J, Cardona JF, Possin K, Kosik KS, Montesinos R, Moguilner S, Solis PCL, Ferretti-Rebustini REL, Ramirez JM, Matallana D, Mbakile-Mahlanza L, Marques Ton AM, Tavares RM, Miotto EC, Muniz-Terrera G, Muñoz-Nevárez LA, Orozco D, Okada de Oliveira M, Piguet O, Pintado Caipa M, Piña Escudero SD, Schilling LP, Rodrigues Palmeira AL, Yassuda MS, Santacruz-Escudero JM, Serafim RB, Smid J, Slachevsky A, Serrano C, Soto-Añari M, Takada LT, Grinberg LT, Teixeira AL, Barbosa MT, Trépel D, Ibanez A

Neurological Reflections on Social Stigma.

Peace Review

Serggio Lanata

BHA-CS: A novel cognitive composite for Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

Alzheimer's & dementia (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Tsoy E, Erlhoff SJ, Goode CA, Dorsman KA, Kanjanapong S, Lindbergh CA, La Joie R, Strom A, Rabinovici GD, Lanata SC, Miller BL, Tomaszewski Farias SE, Kramer JH, Rankin KP, Possin KL

Effect of Collaborative Dementia Care via Telephone and Internet on Quality of Life, Caregiver Well-being, and Health Care Use: The Care Ecosystem Randomized Clinical Trial.

JAMA internal medicine

Possin KL, Merrilees JJ, Dulaney S, Bonasera SJ, Chiong W, Lee K, Hooper SM, Allen IE, Braley T, Bernstein A, Rosa TD, Harrison K, Begert-Hellings H, Kornak J, Kahn JG, Naasan G, Lanata S, Clark AM, Chodos A, Gearhart R, Ritchie C, Miller BL

Linguistic and Cultural Acceptability of a Spanish Translation of the Ohio State University Traumatic Brain Injury Identification Method Among Community-Dwelling Spanish-Dominant Older Adults.

Archives of Rehabilitation Research and Clinical Translation

Hufstedler HC, Dorsman KA, Rivera EJ, Lanata SC, Bogner JA, Corrigan JD, Fuller SM, Borja XR, Wilson F, Gardner RC


Alzheimer's & Dementia

Karen A. Dorsman, Sabrina Erlhoff, Serggio Lanata, Sarah Tomaszewski-Farias, Joel Kramer, Katherine Rankin, Katherine L. Possin

Jakob–Creutzfeldt disease and other prion diseases.

Michael D. Geschwind,Serggio Lanata

Evaluating and treating neurobehavioral symptoms in professional American football players: Lessons from a case series.

Neurology. Clinical practice

Gardner RC, Possin KL, Hess CP, Huang EJ, Grinberg LT, Nolan AL, Cohn-Sheehy BI, Ghosh PM, Lanata S, Merrilees J, Kramer JH, Berger MS, Miller BL, Yaffe K, Rabinovici GD

The behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) syndrome in psychiatry.

Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry

Lanata SC, Miller BL

Tobacco from Medicinal Use to Substance Abuse.

Seminars in Integrative Medicine

Serggio C. Lanata