Vera Fridman, MD
Associate Professor, Neurology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Brandeis University (MA)
Internship:
  • University of Pennsylvania Program
Residency:
  • University of Pennsylvania Program, Neurology
Fellowships:
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital Program, Neuromuscular Medicine
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Program, Hereditary Neuropathy
Languages: English
Department: Neurology

Professional Titles

  • Associate Director, Medical Student Education

Publications

  • Fridman V, Sillau S, Bockhorst J, Smith K, Moroni I, Pagliano E, Pisciotta C, Piscosquito G, Laurá M, Muntoni F, Bacon C, Feely S, Grider T, Gutmann L, Shy R, Wilcox J, Herrmann DN, Li J, Ramchandren S, Sumner CJ, Lloyd TE, Day J, Siskind CE, Yum SW, Sadjadi R, Finkel RS, Scherer SS, Pareyson D, Reilly MM, Shy ME. Disease Progression in Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Related to MPZ Mutations: A Longitudinal Study. Ann Neurol. 2022 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 36203352
  • Forbes E, Smith K, Petluru M, Nystrom J, Fridman V. Adult-onset Krabbe disease presenting as isolated sensorimotor demyelinating polyneuropathy: A case report. J Peripher Nerv Syst. 2022 Dec;27(4):320-324. PubMed PMID: 36057781
  • Plasma Neurofilament Light Chain Concentrations are Elevated in Youth-onset T2D and Associate with Neuropathy, International Diabetes Neuropathy Consortium (IDNC), Peripheral Nerve Society Annual Meeting, Miami, FL. Oral poster presentation. May 2022.
  • Fridman V, Saporta MA. Mechanisms and Treatments in Demyelinating CMT. Neurotherapeutics. 2021 Nov 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34750751
  • Fridman V, Zarini S, Sillau S, Harrison K, Bergman BC, Feldman EL, Reusch JEB, Callaghan BC. Altered plasma serine and 1-deoxydihydroceramide profiles are associated with diabetic neuropathy in type 2 diabetes and obesity. J Diabetes Complications. 2021 Apr;35(4):107852. PubMed PMID: 33485750
  • Fridman V, Sillau S, Acsadi G, Bacon C, Dooley K, Burns J, Day J, Feely S, Finkel RS, Grider T, Gutmann L, Herrmann DN, Kirk CA, Knause SA, Laurá M, Lewis RA, Li J, Lloyd TE, Moroni I, Muntoni F, Pagliano E, Pisciotta C, Piscosquito G, Ramchandren S, Saporta M, Sadjadi R, Shy RR, Siskind CE, Sumner CJ, Walk D, Wilcox J, Yum SW, Züchner S, Scherer SS, Pareyson D, Reilly MM, Shy ME. A longitudinal study of CMT1A using Rasch analysis based CMT neuropathy and examination scores. Neurology. 2020 Mar 3;94(9):e884-e896. PubMed PMID: 32047073
  • Bartholomew RA, Zamani AA, Kim GS, Alyono JC, Steinert H, Fridman V, Sadjadi R, Jackler RK, Corrales CE. Prevalence and significance of cranial nerve imaging abnormalities in patients with hereditary neuropathies: Clinical implications at the skull base. Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol. 2020 Feb;5(1):11-18. PubMed PMID: 32128425
  • Callaghan BC, Gallagher G, Fridman V, Feldman EL. Diabetic neuropathy: what does the future hold?. Diabetologia. 2020 May;63(5):891-897. PubMed PMID: 31974731
  • Fridman V, Suriyanarayanan S, Novak P, David W, Macklin EA, McKenna-Yasek D, Walsh K, Aziz-Bose R, Oaklander AL, Brown R, Hornemann T, Eichler F. Randomized trial of l-serine in patients with hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type 1. Neurology. 2019 Jan 22;92(4):e359-e370. PubMed PMID: 30626650
  • Fridman V, Oaklander AL, David WS, Johnson EA, Pan J, Novak P, Brown RH Jr, Eichler FS. Natural history and biomarkers in hereditary sensory neuropathy type 1. Muscle Nerve. 2015 Apr;51(4):489-95. PubMed PMID: 25042817
  • Fridman V, Bundy B, Reilly MM, Pareyson D, Bacon C, Burns J, Day J, Feely S, Finkel RS, Grider T, Kirk CA, Herrmann DN, Laurá M, Li J, Lloyd T, Sumner CJ, Muntoni F, Piscosquito G, Ramchandren S, Shy R, Siskind CE, Yum SW, Moroni I, Pagliano E, Zuchner S, Scherer SS, Shy ME. CMT subtypes and disease burden in patients enrolled in the Inherited Neuropathies Consortium natural history study: a cross-sectional analysis. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2015 Aug;86(8):873-8. PubMed PMID: 25430934
  • Fridman V, Reilly MM. Inherited Neuropathies. Semin Neurol. 2015 Aug;35(4):407-23. PubMed PMID: 26502764
  • Fridman V, Bundy B, Reilly MM, Pareyson D, Bacon C, Burns J, Day J, Feely S, Finkel RS, Grider T, Kirk CA, Herrmann DN, Laurá M, Li J, Lloyd T, Sumner CJ, Muntoni F, Piscosquito G, Ramchandren S, Shy R, Siskind CE, Yum SW, Moroni I, Pagliano E, Zuchner S, Scherer SS, Shy ME, on behalf of the Inherited Neuropathies Consortium. CMT subtypes and disease burden in patients enrolled in the Inherited Neuropathies Consortium natural history study: a cross-sectional analysis. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2014 Nov 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25430934
  • Fridman V, Oaklander AL, David WS, Johnson EA, Pan J, Novak P, Brown RH Jr, Eichler FS. Natural history and biomarkers in hereditary sensory neuropathy type 1. Muscle Nerve. 2014 Jul 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25042817
  • Fridman V, Murphy SM. The spectrum of axonopathies: from CMT2 to HSP. Neurology. 2014 Aug 12;83(7):580-1. PubMed PMID: 25008393
  • Fridman V, Zarini S, Sillau S, Harrison K, Bergman BC, Feldman EL, Reusch JEB, Callaghan BC (2020). Altered Plasma Serine and 1-Deoxydihydroceramide Profiles are Associated with Neuropathy in Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications. Manuscript under review.
  • Fridman V, Sillau S, Bockhorst J, Smith K, Moroni I, Pagliano E, Pisciotta C, Piscosquito G, Laura, M, Muntoni F, Bacon C, Feely S, Grider T, Gutmann L, Shy R, Wilcox J, Scherer S, Herrmann D, Li J, Ramchandren S, Sumner C, Lloyd T, Day J, Siskind C, Yum S, Sadjadi R, Finkel R, Reilly M, Pareyson D, Shy ME, and the Inherited Neuropathies Consortium-Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (INC-RDCRN). Disease Progression in CMT related to MPZ Mutations: A Longitudinal Study Using Rasch Weighted CMT Examination Scores. In press.
  • Fridman V, Sillau S, Ritchie A, Bockhorst J, Coughlan C, Araya P, Espinsoa JM, Smith K, Lange EM, Lange LA, El ghormli L, Drews KL, Zeitler P, Reusch JEB. Plasma Neurofilament Light Chain Concentrations are Elevated in Youth-onset Type 2 Diabetes and Associate with Neuropathy. In press – Neurology. Dec 2022.
  • Eichler F., Fridman V, Chuying X. Long-term effects of L-serine supplementation upon a mouse model of diabetic neuropathy. Journal of Diabetes and its Complcations.
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology, Active Member
  • Peripheral Nerve Society, Member
  • American Neurology Association, Active Member
  • American Diabetes Association, Active Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth Neurosciences Center - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 Aurora Ct
4th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2080

UCHealth Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Neurology, Board Certification
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Brain and Nervous System - Peripheral Nerve Repair
  • Brain and Nervous System - Neuromuscular Diseases
Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Tufts University School of Medicine (0001)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Brandeis University (MA) (0001)
Internships:
  • University of Pennsylvania Program (0001)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Pennsylvania Program, Neurology (0001)
Fellowships:
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital Program, Neuromuscular Medicine (0001)
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Program, Hereditary Neuropathy (0001)
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Languages: English
Department: Neurology
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Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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