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About Sarah Youssof, M.D.

Dr. Youssof is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of New Mexico. She is board certified in Neurology and Neuromuscular Medicine.  Dr. Youssof’s clinical interests are in neuromuscular diseases particularly myopathies, myasthenia gravis, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. She directs the adult Muscular Dystrophy Clinic and the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Clinic at UNM. Her clinical research has focused on oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD), which causes significant morbidity from dysphagia.  She is collaborating with Dr. Plowman to develop outcome measures that reliably quantify OPMD disease severity and progression in anticipation of future clinical trials.