Setty M. Magana, MD, PhD

Setty Magana

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Setty M. Magaña, MD, PhD, is an attending physician-scientist and Co-Director of the Neuroimmunology Program at Nationwide Children’s and assistant professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Neurology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She completed her Clinical and Translational Sciences PhD at Mayo Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, her Pediatric Residency and Child Neurology Residency at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and a Neuroimmunology and Neuroinfectious Diseases fellowship at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Dr. Magaña’s clinical and research interests are in understanding the disease mechanisms in pediatric and adult acquired demyelinating diseases, such as Multiple Sclerosis. She serves on the International Pediatric MS Study Group, National Enterovirus D68 Basic Science Working Group, Acute Flaccid Myelitis Working Group and the International Society for Extracellular Vesicles CSF Task Force.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Neurobiology of Disease in Children—Young Investigator Award Recipient, Child Neurology Society, 2019
  • Minority Research Scholars Program Recipient, Child Neurology Society, 2019
  • Mayo International Health Program Scholarship Recipient, Mayo Clinic, 2017
  • Young Scientist Investigator Travel Grant Recipient, American Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis, 2017
  • Medical Student Annual Meeting Scholarship Awardee, American Academy of Neurology, 2012
  • Member, International Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Study Group, 2021 - Present
  • Member, Acute Flaccid Myelitis Working Group, 2021 - Present
  • Member, International Society for Extracellular Vesicles, 2020 - Present
  • Leadership, Christian Academic Physicians & Scientists, 2020 - Present
  • Member, International Society for NeuroVirology, 2019 - Present
  • Member, American Society for Exosomes and Microvesicles, 2018 - Present
  • Member, Child Neurology Society, 2014 - Present
  • Member, American Academy of Neurology, 2006 - Present

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 01/11/2021

Board Certifications
  • Child Neurology
Fellowship NIH Neurological Institute Date Completed: 12/31/2020
Residency Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Date Completed: 07/31/2018
Residency Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Date Completed: 06/30/2015
Internship Children's Hospital Colorado Date Completed: 06/22/2014
Medical School University of Minnesota Date Completed: 05/03/2013