Department of Neurosurgery

Mateo Ziu, MD

Mateo Ziu, MD

Mateo Ziu, MD
Link Is To A PDF Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • University of Bari Medical School, Bari, Italy (2001)
    Doctor of Medicine, With Honors
    (Universita Degli Studi Di Bari, Bari, Italy)
  • UT Health Science Center San Antonio (2004 - Present)
    Neurosurgery Residency

Awards & Honors

  • Graduated with Honors.
    University of Bari, Bari, Italy. (2001)
  • University Scholarship for Outstanding Students.
    University of Bari, Bari, Italy. (1993 – 2000)
  • European Community Scholarship for Outstanding Foreign Students. University of Bari, Bari, Italy. (1998 – 2000)
  • Studying Abroad Travel Scholarship.
    University of Bari, Bari, Italy. (2000)
  • First Place Award in Biology Competition.
    Durres, Albania. (1991)

Memberships

  • American Association Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress Neurological Surgeons
  • Texas Neurosurgery Association
  • AANS/CNS Section on Tumors
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association 

Publications

  • Schmidt NO, Ziu M, Carrabba G, Giussani C, Bello L, Sun Y, Schmidt K, Albert M, Black PM, Carroll RS: Antiangiogenic Therapy by Local Intracerebral Microinfusion Improves Treatment Efficiency and Survival in an Orthotopic Human Glioblastoma Model. Clin Cancer Res. 2004 Feb 15;10(4):1255-1262
  • Sun Y, Schmidt NO, Schmidt K, Doshi S, Rubin JB, Burstein D, Mulkern R, Carroll RS, Ziu M, Erkmen K, Poussaint TY, Black PM, Albert M, Kieran MW: Perfusion MRI of U87 Brain Tumors in a Mouse Model. Magn Reson Med. 2004 May;51(5):893-9
  • Schmidt KF, Ziu M, Schmidt NO, Vaghasia P, Cargioli TG, Albert M, Black PM, Carroll RS, Sun Y: Volume reconstruction techniques using histological images improve the accuracy of tumor volume measurements in mouse models of human glioma . J Neurooncol. 2004 May 68(3):207-215
  • Sun Y, Mulkern RV, Burstein D, Schmidt K, Albert M, Carroll RS, Schmidt NO, Ziu M, Poussaint TY, Black PM, Kieran MW: Quantification of Water Diffusion and Relaxation Times of Human U87 Tumors in a Mouse Model. NMR Biomed 2004 Oct;17(6):399-404
  • Schmidt NO, Przylecki W, Yang W, Ziu M, Teng Y, Kim SU, Black PM, Aboody KS, Carroll RS: Brain Tumor Tropism of Transplanted Neural Stem Cells – their Role of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor – A as a Chemoattractant. Neoplasia. 2005 Jun;7(6):623-629
  • Ziu M , Schmidt NO, Cargioli T, Aboody KS, Black PM, Carroll RS: Tumor-Produced Extracellular Matrix influences Brain Tumor Tropism of Human Neural Stem Cells. J Neurooncol. 2006 Sep; 79 (2):125-133.
  • Ziu M , Schmidt NO, Cargioli T, Black PM, Carroll RS: The Extracellular Matrix Plays an Important Role for Neural Stem Cell Migration. (2004 CNS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA; October 2004)
  • Ziu M , Schmidt NO, Cargioli T, Westphal M, Giese A, Black PM, Carroll RS: The Use of a Thromboxane Synthase Inhibitor Enhances the Efficacy of Cytotoxic Therapy in an Orthotopic Glioma Mouse Model. (2004 CNS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA; October 2004)
  • Ziu M , Schmidt NO, Sun Y, Albert A, Black PM, Carroll R: Local delivery of anti-angiogenic compounds to human orthotopic glioblastoma xenografts improves treatment efficacy and survival.(Proceedings of American Association Cancer Research Annual Meeting, (2 nd ed.), 44:1920; Washington DC, July 2003)
  • Schmidt NO, Ziu M, Black PM, Carroll RS, Aboody K: Pro-drug Converting Neural Stem Cells for the Local Intracerebral Chemotherapy of Human Glioblastoma Xenografts. (Proceeding of 55th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Neurosurgery (DGNC), Cologne, Germany, April 2004)
  • Schmidt NO, Ziu M, Carrabba G, Giussani C, Bello L, Sun Y, Schmidt K, Albert M, Black P, Carroll RS: Anti-angiogenic therapy by intratumoral delivery improves treatment efficiency and survival in an orthotopic human glioblastoma model. (Angiogenesis 7: 34; Proceeding of the 1 st European Conference on Tumor Angiogenesis and Antiangiogenic Therapy. 2004)
  • Schmidt NO, Ziu M, Cargioli T, Westphal M, Giese A, Black PM, Carroll RS: The inhibition of thromboxane synthase activity: a novel target for the treatment of human malignant gliomas. (Clin Cancer Res 2003 Dec 1;9(2) Suppl:6157; Proceeding of American Association for Cancer Research/National Cancer Institute: Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics, Boston, MA, November 2003)
  • Schmidt NO, Przylecki W, Yang W, Ziu M, Kim SU, Black PM, Carroll RS, Aboody KS: The Role of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor as a Chemoattractant for Transplanted Human Neural Stem Cells. (Neuro-Oncology: 5(4):286; Proceeding of the 8 th Annual Meeting of Society for Neuro-Oncology 2003, Keystone, CO, November 2003)
  • Schmidt NO, Przylecki W, Yang W, Ziu M, Kim SU, Black PM, Carroll RS, Aboody KS: Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor is a Chemoattractant for Transplanted Human Neural Stem Cells. (Acta Neuropath 106(4):402; Proceedings of 48 th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Neuropathology and Neuro-anatomy, Berlin, Germany, October 2003) 

Research Training

  • Research Fellowship in Neurosurgical Oncology (2002 – 2004)
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, Children’s and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Neurosurgical Oncology Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery.

Clinical Training

  • Residency Program in Neurological Surgery (2006 – Present)
    UTHSCSA Department of Neurosurgery.
  • Residency Program in General Surgery (2004 – 2006)
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Section of General Surgery, Nashville, TN.
  • Post – Graduation Internship (2001)
    University of Bari Medical School, Department of General Surgery and Internal Medicine, Bari, Italy.

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