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Regina R. Berkovich, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Neurology
1520 San Pablo Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 7551

Overview

Dr. Berkovich specializes in multiple sclerosis and demyelinating disorders of central nervous system. She joined USC as a research neurologist in 2002 and became a faculty member in 2006. Prior to arrival at USC, Dr. Berkovich was Assistant Professor at St. Petersburg Pavlov Medical University. She also holds a Ph.D., in clinical neuropharmacology from Kazan State Medical University. Dr. Berkovich is actively involved in several clinical research projects and lectures on the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis.

Awards

Kazan State Medial Academy: Fellow, 1995

Publications

Berkovich RR. Acute Multiple Sclerosis Relapse. Continuum (Minneap Minn). 2016 Aug; 22(3):799-814. View in: PubMed

Berkovich R, Weiner LP. Effects of dimethyl fumarate on lymphocyte subsets. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2015 Jul; 4(4):339-41. View in: PubMed

Berkovich R, Togasaki DM, Cen SY, Steinman L. CD4 cell response to interval therapy with natalizumab. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2015 May; 2(5):570-4. View in: PubMed

Berkovich R, Agius MA. Mechanisms of action of ACTH in the management of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis. Ther Adv Neurol Disord. 2014 Mar; 7(2):83-96. View in: PubMed

Sokolov AY, Lyubashina OA, Sivachenko IB, Berkovich RR, Panteleev SS. Intravenous valproate inhibits ongoing and evoked activity of dura-sensitive thalamic neurons in rats. Eur J Pharmacol. 2013 Sep 5; 715(1-3):204-11. View in: PubMed

Arnason BG, Berkovich R, Catania A, Lisak RP, Zaidi M. Mechanisms of action of adrenocorticotropic hormone and other melanocortins relevant to the clinical management of patients with multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler. 2013 Feb; 19(2):130-6. View in: PubMed

Berkovich R. Treatment of acute relapses in multiple sclerosis. Neurotherapeutics. 2013 Jan; 10(1):97-105. View in: PubMed

Rison RA, Berkovich R. Teaching NeuroImages: hiccoughs and vomiting in neuromyelitis optica. Neurology. 2010 Oct 26; 75(17):e70. View in: PubMed

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