Peer-Reviewed Publications (Selected: 20 of 53)


Brandstadter R, Ayeni O, Krieger S, Harel NY, Escalon MX, Katz Sand I, Leavitt VM, Fabian MT, Buyukturkoglu K, Klineova S, Riley CS, Lublin FD, Miller AE, Sumowski JF. Detection of subtle gait disturbance and future fall risk in early multiple sclerosis. Neurology 2020; Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32102980.


Brandstadter R, Katz Sand I, Sumowski JF. Beyond rehabilitation: A prevention model of reserve and brain maintenance in multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler 2019;25:1372-1378.  PMID: 31469354.

Brandstadter R, Fabian MT, Leavitt VM, Krieger S, Yeshokumar A, Katz Sand I, Klineova S, Riley CS, Lewis C, Pelle G, Lublin FD, Miller AE, Sumowski JF. Word-finding difficulty is a prevalent disease-related deficit in early multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler 2019; Epub ahead of print. PMID: 31741430.

Klineova S, Brandstadter R, Fabian MT, Katz Sand I, Krieger S, Leavitt VM, Lewis C, Riley CS, Lublin F, Miller AE, Sumowski JF. Psychological resilience is linked to motor strength and gait endurance in early multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler 2019; Epub ahead of print. PMID: 31172846

Leavitt VM, Brandstadter R, Fabian M, Katz Sand I, Klineova S, Krieger A, Lewis C, Lublin F, Miller A, Pelle G, Buyukturkoglu K, De Jager PL, Li P, Riley CS, Tsapanou A, Sumowski JF. Dissociable cognitive patterns related to depression and anxiety in multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler 2019; Epub ahead of print. PMID: 1233379


Sumowski JF, Benedict R, Enzinger C, Filippi M, Geurts JJ, Hamalainen P, Hulst H, Inglese M, Leavitt VM, Rocca MA, Rosti-Otajarvi EM, Rao S. Cognition in multiple sclerosis: State of the field and priorities for the future. Neurology 2018; 90: 278-88. PMID: 29343470

Krieger SC, Sumowski JF. New insights into multiple sclerosis clinical course from the topographical model and functional reserve. Neurol Clin 2018; 36: 13-25. PMID: 29157394

Sumowski JF, Leavitt VM, Rocca MA, Inglese M, Riccitelli G, Buyukturkoglu K, Meani A, Filippi M. Mesial temporal lobe and subcortical grey matter volumes differentially predict memory across states of multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler 2018; 24: 675-678. PMID 28516805

2014 – 2017

Sumowski JF, Rocca MA, Leavitt VM, Meani A, Mesaros S, Drulovic J, Preziosa P, Habeck CG, Filippi M. Brain reserve against physical disability progression over five years in multiple sclerosis. Neurology 2016; 86: 2006-2009. PMID: 27164681.

Sumowski JF, Rocca MA, Leavitt VM, Riccitelli G, Sandry J, DeLuca J, Comi G, Filippi M. Searching for the neural basis of reserve against memory decline: Intellectual enrichment linked to larger hippocampal volume in MS. Eur J Neurol. 2016;23:39-44. PMID: 25648966.

Rocca MA, Amato MP, DeStefano N, Enzinger C, Geurts JJ, Penner IK, Rovira A, Sumowski JF, Valsasina P, Filippi M, MAGNIMS Study Group. Clinical and imaging assessment of cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis. Lancet Neurol. 2015;14:302-17. PMID: 25662900.

Sumowski JF, Rocca MA, Leavitt VM, Dackovic J, Mesaros S, Drulovic J, DeLuca J, Filippi M. Brain reserve and cognitive reserve protect against cognitive decline over 4.5 years in MS. Neurology. 2014;82:1776-83. PMID: 24748670.

2010 – 2013

Sumowski JF, Leavitt VM. Cognitive reserve in multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler. 2013;19:1122-7. PMID: 23897894. (Review)

Sumowski JF, Rocca MA, Leavitt VM, Riccitelli G, Comi G, DeLuca J, Filippi M. Brain reserve and cognitive reserve in multiple sclerosis: What you’ve got and how you use it. Neurology. 2013;80: 2184-93. PMID: 23667062.

Sumowski JF, Chiaravalloti ND, Erlanger DM, Kaushik T, Benedict R, DeLuca J. L-amphetamine improves memory in MS patients with objective memory impairment. Mult Scler. 2011;17:1141-5. PMID: 21561956.

Sumowski JF, Chiaravalloti N, DeLuca J. Retrieval practice improves memory in multiple sclerosis: Clinical application of the testing effect. Neuropsychology. 2010;24:267-72. PMID: 20230121.

Sumowski JF, Wylie GR, Gonnella A, Chiaravalloti N, DeLuca J. Premorbid cognitive leisure independently contributes to cognitive reserve in multiple sclerosis. Neurology. 2010;75:1428-31. PMID: 20956787.

Sumowski JF, Wylie GR, Chiaravalloti N, DeLuca J. Intellectual enrichment lessens the effect of brain atrophy on learning and memory in multiple sclerosis. Neurology. 2010;74:1942-5. PMID: 20548040.

Sumowski JF, Wylie GR, DeLuca J, Chiaravalloti N. Intellectual enrichment is linked to cerebral efficiency in multiple sclerosis: functional magnetic imaging evidence for cognitive reserve. Brain. 2010;133:362-74. PMCID: PMC2822636. PMID: 20008455

Sumowski JF, Chiaravalloti N, Wylie G, DeLuca J. Cognitive reserve moderates the negative effect of brain atrophy on cognitive efficiency in multiple sclerosis. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2009;15:606-12. PMID: 19573279.