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Neurosurgery ​Research Faculty & Staff

Stefano Tarantini, PhD

Stefano Tarantini, PhD

Assistant Professor


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Reynolds Oklahoma Center on Aging 2016-2019, Oklahoma City
  • Ph.D. 2016, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Physiology (Cum Laude)
  • B.S. 2012, University of Central Oklahoma, Biomedical Engineering (Magna Cum Laude)

Clinical/Research Interests:

  • Vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID)
  • Mechanisms of vascular aging
  • Age-related endothelial dysfunction
  • Neurovascular coupling
  • Intra-cerebral microhemorrhages (microbleeds)
  • Cerebrovascular reactivity
  • Senolytics therapies
  • Nutritional anti-aging interventions

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