Christian J. Camargo, MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Cognitive Neurology
Department of Neurology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
1120 NW 14th Street
Miami, FL  33136
E-mail: ccamargo@med.miami.edu

Dr. Camargo did his undergraduate studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT,) where he majored in Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and Music. He conducted research on the molecular and electrophysiological mechanisms of hippocampal synaptic plasticity and memory, and won the “Walle J.H. Nauta Award for Outstanding Research.” He attended and received his MD from the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

He completed an internship in surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center where he was awarded the “Silvero Cabellon Award” for best performance by a junior resident by the Department of Vascular Surgery. He then completed his Neurology residency training at the University of Miami in 2017.  He completed his Fellowship in Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology at the University of Miami, as the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute Fellow. Presently, in addition to his clinical and research roles in the Department of Neurology, he sits on the McKnight Brain Research Foundation’s Communications Workgroup, and was recently awarded the 2019 American Academy of Neurology / McKnight Brain Foundation Clinical Translational Research Scholarship.  His research interests include clinical interventions to promote synaptic recovery and repair, advanced imaging for improved Alzheimer’s Disease diagnosis in diverse populations, and the therapeutic use of stem cells in primary neurodegenerative disease.