Faculty

Dr. Victor Villemagne

Victor L Villemagne, MD

Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.
Pittsburgh
 
PA
 
15213

Education & Training

MD
Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires School of Medicine, Argentina Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterPositron Emission Tomography
Johns Hopkins UniversityNuclear Medicine
National Atomic Energy Commission, Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaNuclear Medicine

Professional Affiliations

Member, Society of Nuclear Medicine
Member, Alzheimer's Association's International Society to Advance Alzheimer Research and Treatment

Selected Honors & Awards

Kuhl-Lassen Award for Outstanding Contribution to Brain Imaging, Brain Imaging Council of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
ANSTO Nuclear Medicine Award, Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine

Research Interests

Alzheimer's disease; Nuclear medicine; Disease-specific biomarkers
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Burnham SC, Laws SM, Budgeon CA, Dor V, Porter T, Bourgeat P, Buckley RF, Murray K, Ellis KA, Turlach BA, Salvado O, Ames D, Martins RN, Rentz D, Masters CL, Rowe CC, VL Villemagne. (2020) Impact of APOE-e4 carriage on the onset and rates of neocortical A-amyloid deposition. Neurobiol Aging. 95: 46-55.
  2. VL Villemagne, Velakoulis D, Dor V, Bozinoski S, Masters CL, Rowe CC, Walterfang M. (2019) Imaging of tau deposits in adults with Niemann-Pick type C disease: A case-control study. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 46(5):1132-1138.
  3. Brown BM, Rainey-Smith SR, Dore V, Peiffer JJ, Burnham SC, Laws SM, Taddei K, Ames D, Masters CL, Rowe CC, Martins RN, VL Villemagne. (2018) Self-reported physical activity is associated with tau burden measured by Positron Emission Tomography. J Alzheimers Dis. 63(4):1299-1305.