Joshua Diamond, MD



  • MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2019
  • BS in Neuroscience, Magna Cum Laude, University of Southern California, 2014



Previous Research Experience

National Institutes of Health, 2017–2018
Research fellow, Dr. Kareem Zaghloul Laboratory, Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery Unit

University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2015 – 2017
Research assistant, Dr. Laura Jansen Laboratory, Department of Neurology


Nonlinear associations between computed tomography-measures of adiposity and long pentraxin-3 in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Obes Sci Pract. 2023 Nov 13;10(1):e708. doi: 10.1002/osp4.708. eCollection 2024 Feb.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVE: Long pentraxin-3 (PTX-3) is an acute phase protein associated with cardiovascular disease, lung injury, and mortality. We evaluated the…

Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid A Receptor Subunit Expression and Cellular Localization in the Human Parkinsonian Globus Pallidus

World Neurosurg. 2022 Sep;165:e159-e168. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2022.05.121. Epub 2022 Jun 1.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: The gamma-aminobutyric acid A (GABAA) receptor is an important mediator of cellular signaling in the globus pallidus and might be…

Radiological and clinical outcomes of stereotactic radiosurgery for gangliogliomas: an international multicenter study

J Neurosurg. 2022 Mar 25;137(5):1248-1253. doi: 10.3171/2022.2.JNS212813. Print 2022 Nov 1.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVE: The optimal treatment for recurrent and residual gangliogliomas remains unclear. The aim of this study was to evaluate the…

Skeletal muscle adiposity and outcomes in candidates for lung transplantation: a lung transplant body composition cohort study

Thorax. 2020 Sep;75(9):801-804. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2019-214461. Epub 2020 Jun 1.ABSTRACTCT measurement of body composition may improve lung transplant candidate selection. We assessed whether skeletal muscle adipose deposition on abdominal and thigh…

Collagen type-V is a danger signal associated with primary graft dysfunction in lung transplantation

Transpl Immunol. 2019 Oct;56:101224. doi: 10.1016/j.trim.2019.101224. Epub 2019 Jul 17.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Primary graft dysfunction (PGD) is the leading cause of early mortality after lung transplantation. Anti-collagen type-V (col(V)) immunity has been…

Presentation and Outcomes After Medical and Surgical Treatment Versus Medical Treatment Alone of Spontaneous Infectious Spondylodiscitis: A Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis

Global Spine J. 2018 Dec;8(4 Suppl):49S-58S. doi: 10.1177/2192568218799058. Epub 2018 Dec 13.ABSTRACTSTUDY DESIGN: Systematic literature review.OBJECTIVES: The aims of this study were to (1) describe the clinical features, disabilities, and…

Stereotactic Radiosurgery for High-Grade Intracranial Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas

World Neurosurg. 2018 Aug;116:e640-e648. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.05.062. Epub 2018 May 17.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVE: Factors associated with favorable outcome after stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVFs) with cortical venous reflux (CVR) are…

Clinical Risk Factors and Prognostic Model for Primary Graft Dysfunction after Lung Transplantation in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension

Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Oct;14(10):1514-1522. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201610-810OC.ABSTRACTRATIONALE: Pulmonary hypertension from pulmonary arterial hypertension or parenchymal lung disease is associated with an increased risk for primary graft dysfunction after lung…

Functional assessment and quality of life in essential tremor with bilateral or unilateral DBS and focused ultrasound thalamotomy

Mov Disord. 2015 Dec;30(14):1937-43. doi: 10.1002/mds.26455. Epub 2015 Nov 17.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Thalamic deep brain stimulation (DBS) has largely replaced radiofrequency thalamotomy as the treatment of choice for disabling, medication-refractory essential tremor.…