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Darryl C. De Vivo, MD

Healthcare Provider
Sidney Carter Professor of Neurology
The Neurological Institute of New York
Department of Neurology
College of Physician and Surgeons
Columbia University
710 West 168th Street
Floor: 2, Room: 201
New York, New York, United States

Dr. Darryl C. De Vivo is currently serving as Sidney Carter Professor of Neurology, Professor of Pediatrics, and Director Emeritus of the Pediatric Neurology Service at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. Currently, he continues to fulfill his duties as Founding Director, Colleen Giblin Research Laboratories; Director, Pediatric Neuromuscular Disease Center, Co-Director of the Center for Motor Neuron Biology and Diseases (MNC) and Associate Chairman (Neurology) for Pediatric Neurosciences.

His clinical Interest are in child neurology, neuromuscular disorders, neurometabolic disorders, and neurogenetics. His research interests include genetically-determined metabolic diseases that affect the developing brain and neuromuscular system which include Glut1 deficiency, mitochondrial diseases, epilepsy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and other pediatric neuromuscular diseases. He sees pediatric patients at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. De Vivo has published more than 450 original articles and reviews and lectured extensively in the U.S. and abroad. He receives funding from various sources for his research such as the NIH, SMA Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), Colleen Giblin Foundation, and Milestones for Children and the Will Foundation.


Representative Publications:

Investigation of Poor Academic Achievement in Children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Delayed developmental language milestones in children with Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy

Verbal and memory skills in males with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Poor facial affect recognition among boys with duchenne muscular dystrophy

Selective deficits in verbal working memory associated with a known genetic etiology: the neuropsychological profile of duchenne muscular dystrophy