Jaime Imitola Herrera, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology, Genetics and Genome Sciences, and Neuroscience
Vice Chair for Research, Department of Neurology
Director, Division of Multiple Sclerosis and Translational Neuroimmunology
About Dr. Herrera
Dr. Imitola is a board-certified neurologist with clinical expertise in aggressive and progressive multiple sclerosis, late onset multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, neurosarcoidosis, transverse myelitis, Susac syndrome, central nervous system vasculitis, chronic lymphocytic inflammation with pontine perivascular enhancement responsive to steroids (CLIPPERS), neurologic complications of systemic autoimmunity and cancer immunotherapy, genetic mimics of multiple sclerosis such as adult leukodystrophies, cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL), and hereditary diffuse leukoencephalopathy with spheroids (HDLS).
The focus of Dr. Herrera's research are in the following fields:
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Neural Stem Cells and Neuroinflammation
- Glioma Immunogenetics
- Microglia Biology
- Medical Genetics and Computational Biology