Faculty

Tharick Ali Pascoal, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.
Pittsburgh
 
PA
 
15213

Education & Training

MD
Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil Medicine
PhD
McGill University Neuroscience
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilNeurology
Douglas Hospital, McGill UniversityNeurodegenerative Diseases
McGill UniversityNeuroscience

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Academy of Neurology
Member, Alzheimer's Association's International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment

Research Interests

Alzheimer's disease; Aging
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Therriault J, Benedet AL, Pascoal TA, Mathotaarachchi S, Savard M, Chamoun M, Thomas E, KangMS, Lussier F, Tissot C, Soucy JP, Massarweh G, Rej S, Saha-Chaudhuri P, Poirier J, Gauthier S,Rosa-Neto P. APOEe4 potentiates the relationship between amyloid- and tau pathologies. (2020) MolPsychiatry. Mar 11;PubMed PMID: 32161362.
  2. Therriault J, Benedet AL, Pascoal TA, Mathotaarachchi S, Chamoun M, Savard M, Thomas E, KangMS, Lussier F, Tissot C, Parsons M, Qureshi MNI, Vitali P, Massarweh G, Soucy JP, Rej S, Saha-Chaudhuri P, Gauthier S, Rosa-Neto P. Association of apolipoprotein E e4 with medial temporal tau independent of amyloid-. (2019) JAMA Neurol. Dec 77(4):470-479. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2019.442120;PubMed PMID: 31860000; PubMed CentralPMCID: PMC6990684.
  3. Ng KP, Pascoal TA, Mathotaarachchi S, Chung CO, Benedet AL, Shin M, Kang MS, Li X, Ba M,Kandiah N, Rosa-Neto P, Gauthier S. Neuropsychiatric symptoms predict hypometabolism in preclinicalAlzheimer disease. (2017) Neurology. May 9;88(19):1814-1821. PubMed PMID: 28404803; PubMedCentral PMCID: PMC5419982.