Giordano F. Cittolin-Santos

Giordano F. Cittolin-Santos, MD, PhD

First-year Fellow

Began fellowship in 2021


2010-2017 MD/PhD, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
2014-2015 Visiting MD/PhD Student, University of California - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
2013-2017 PhD, Biochemistry, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Work Experience
2017-2018 Primary Care and Urgent Care Physician, Urgent Care Center, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Post-graduate Training
2018-2021 Internal Medicine Residency, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Honors & Awards
2013-2017 Research Scholarship, Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq)
2014-2015 "Science Without Borders" Scholarship to Conduct Research at UCSF, Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq)
2017 Graduated summa cum laude, Ranked #1 in Medical School Class, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

  • Chronic Atrophic Gastritis With Negative Intrinsic Factor and Parietal Cell Antibody Presenting as a Severe Hemolytic Anemia
    Cittolin-Santos GF, Khalil S, Bakos JK, Baker K
    Case Rep Hematol 2020 May 15;2020:8697493
  • Behavioral, Neurochemical and Brain Oscillation Abnormalities in an Experimental Model of Acute Liver Failure
    Cittolin-Santos GF, Guazzelli PA, Nonose Y, Almeida RF, Fontella FU, Pasquetti MV, Ferreira-Lima FJ, Lazzaroto G, Berlezi RM, Osvaldt AB, Calcagnotto ME, de Assis AM, Souza DO
    Neuroscience 2019 Mar 1;401:117-129
  • Acute Liver Failure Induces Glial Reactivity, Oxidative Stress and Impairs Brain Energy Metabolism in Rats
    Guazzelli PA, Cittolin-Santos GF, Meira-Martins LA, Grings M, Nonose Y, Lazzarotto GS, Nogara D, da Silva JS, Fontella FU, Wajner M, Leipnitz G, Souza DO, de Assis AM
    Front Mol Neurosci 2020 Jan 10;12:327
  • Distinct Metabolic Profile According to the Shape of the Oral Glucose Tolerance Test Curve Is Related to Whole Glucose Excursion: A Cross-Sectional Study
    de Andrade Mesquita L, Pavan Antoniolli L, Cittolin-Santos GF, Gerchman F
    BMC Endocr Disord 2018 Aug 16;18(1):56
  • Effects of Veliparib on Microglial Activation and Functional Outcomes After Traumatic Brain Injury in the Rat and Pig
    Irvine KA, Bishop RK, Won SJ, Xu J, Hamel KA, Coppes V, Singh P, Sondag A, Rome E, Basu J, Cittolin-Santos GF, Panter SS, Swanson RA
    J Neurotrauma 2018 Apr 1;35(7):918-929
  • Guanosine Exerts Neuroprotective Effect in an Experimental Model of Acute Ammonia Intoxication
    Cittolin-Santos GF, de Assis AM, Guazzelli PA, Paniz LG, da Silva JS, Calcagnotto ME, Hansel G, Zenki KC, Kalinine E, Duarte MM, Souza DO
    Mol Neurobiol 2017 Jul;54(5):3137-3148
  • A Case Report of Mania and Psychosis Five Months After Traumatic Brain Injury Successfully Treated Using Olanzapine
    Cittolin-Santos GF, Fredeen JC, Cotes RO
    Case Rep Psychiatry 2017;2017:7541307
  • Neuronal Glutathione Content and Antioxidant Capacity Can Be Normalized in Situ by N-Acetyl Cysteine Concentrations Attained in Human Cerebrospinal Fluid
    Reyes RC, Cittolin-Santos GF, Kim JE, Won SJ, Brennan-Minnella AM, Katz M, Glass GA, Swanson RA
    Neurotherapeutics 2016 Jan;13(1):217-25
  • Assessment at the Single-Cell Level Identifies Neuronal Glutathione Depletion as Both a Cause and Effect of Ischemia-Reperfusion Oxidative Stress
    Won SJ, Kim JE, Cittolin-Santos GF, Swanson RA
    J Neurosci 2015 May 6;35(18):7143-52
  • Neuroprotective Effects of Guanosine Administration on Behavioral, Brain Activity, Neurochemical and Redox Parameters in a Rat Model of Chronic Hepatic Encephalopathy
    Paniz LG, Calcagnotto ME, Pandolfo P, Machado DG, Santos GF, Hansel G, Almeida RF, Bruch RS, Brum LM, Torres FV, de Assis AM, Rico EP, Souza DO
    Metab Brain Dis 2014 Sep;29(3):645-54