Maria Kataki, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
OSU Appointment: 2004
Background: Dr Kataki received her medical degree from the National University of Athens, Medical School, completed a Neurology Residency and PhD at the National University of Athens, Department of Neurology in Greece, and a Neurology Residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr Kataki was awarded several awards during her clinical training including “The Loren Rolak award for the best on line case publication in Neurology” Baylor College of Medicine 2003.
Dr Kataki was awarded a fellowship in Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia at Baylor College of Medicine and the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Houston, Texas. She then joined the OSU faculty in the Department of Neurology in 2004. Dr Kataki is a board-certified neurologist with special interests and subspecialty training in Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and behavioral neurology.
Dr Kataki has published papers, book chapters, and abstracts in the area of Alzheimer’s disease, behavioral neurology, functional imaging in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, clinical manifestations of Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease and other Central Nervous System Infections, clinical manifestations of general neurological conditions, applications of MEG in surgical treatment of Epilepsy, and treatment of neurological diseases using functional neurosurgery.
Dr Kataki has been involved in multiple clinical trials and research projects. She lectures on topics of Alzheimer’s disease and Behavioral Neurology and she often presents in national and international meetings.
She is currently developing the pharmacogenomics project in Dementia in collaboration with the department of Pharmacology, Dr Sadee working in identifying haplotypes of several genes in brain tissue and organizing a data base for the Buckeye brain bank.
Board Certification: Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc., certificate #53386 State Board Examination in Neurology, Greece.
Clinical Interests: General Neurology, Cognitive Neurology and Functional Neuroimaging
Appointment Phone: (614) 293-4969
Fax: (614) 293-6111
395 W. 12th Ave, 7th Floor
Columbus, OH 43210