Penn Comprehensive Neuroscience Center

Faculty Members
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Scott E. Kasner, MD, MSCE

Ruth M. and Tristam C. Colket, Jr. President's Distinguished Professor
Chief, Division of Vascular Neurology, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Dept of Neurology, 3W Gates Bldg.
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: (215) 662-3564
Fax: 215-614-1927
Education:
B.S. (Physics & Zoology)
Duke University , 1988.
M.D. (Medicine)
Yale University, 1992.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2007.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1992-1993.
Resident in Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , 1993-1996.
Fellow in Stroke and Neurocritical Care, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 1996-1997.
Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology), 1997.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Vascular Neurology), 2006.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology), 2007.
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Description of Research Expertise

stroke (acute stroke treatment, stroke diagnosis, stroke outcome measures, stroke secondary prevention)

Description of Clinical Expertise

stroke, neurocritical care

Selected Publications

Kernan WN, Viscoli CM, Furie KL, Young LH, Inzucchi SE, Gorman M, Guarino PD, Lovejoy AM, Peduzzi PN, Conwit R, Brass LM, Schwartz GG, Adams HP Jr, Berger L, Carolei A, Clark W, Coull B, Ford GA, Kleindorfer D, O'Leary JR, Parsons MW, Ringleb P, Sen S, Spence JD, Tanne D, Wang D, Winder TR; IRIS Trial Investigators (Kasner SE, Neurology Review Committee chair): Pioglitazone after ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack. New Engl J Med 374(7): 1321-1331, Feb 2016.

Snyder PJ, Bhasin S, Cunningham GR, Matsumoto AM, Stephens-Shields AJ, Cauley JA, Gill TM, Barrett-Connor E, Swerdloff RS, Wang C, Ensrud KE, Lewis CE, Farrar JT, Cella D, Rosen RC, Pahor M, Crandall JP, Molitch ME, Cifelli D, Dougar D, Fluharty L, Resnick SM, Storer TW, Anton S, Basaria S, Diem SJ, Hou X, Mohler ER 3rd, Parsons JK, Wenger NK, Zeldow B, Landis JR, Ellenberg SS; Testosterone Trials Investigators (Kasner SE, adjudication committee): Effects of testosterone treatment in older men. N Engl J Med 374(7): 611-24, Feb 2016.

Zhang C, Kasner S: Diagnosis, prognosis, and management of cryptogenic stroke. F1000Research 5(1): 168, Feb 2016 Notes: doi: 10.12688/f1000research.7384.1.

Liebeskind DS, Prabhakaran, Feldmann E, Du X, Rose-Finnell L, Woolf G, Pandey DK, Richardson D, Elkind MSV, Zipfel GJ, Silver FL, Kasner SE, Aletich VA, Caplan LR, Derdeyn CP, Gorelick PB, Charbel FT, Amin-Hanjani S, for the VERiTAS Investigators: Noninvasive blood flow measures in atherosclerosis of the posterior circulation: quantitative MRA bests TOF signal intensity ratio in VERiTAS. Stroke 2016, 2016 Notes: International Stroke Conference Abstracts.

O’Donnell M, Kasner SE: Cryptogenic Ischemic Stroke. Stroke: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management. 6th Ed. Grotta JC, Albers GW, Broderick JP, Kasner SE, Lo EH, Mendelow D, Sacco RL, Wong LKS (eds.). Elsevier, 6: 707-715, 2016.

Leker R, Messe S, Erus G, Bilello M, Fanning M, Acker M, Giovannetti T, Floyd T, Kasner SE: What makes new ischemic lesions symptomatic after aortic valve replacement? European Stroke Organization Conference Abstracts 2016.

Messe SR, Demopoulos LA, Haws TF, Khonezhad A, Leshnower BG, Coselli JS, Appoo JJ, Hughes C, Reece B, Brinster D, Kasner S, Kern JA, Desai ND, Ballard VL, Fang F, Lepore JJ, Bavaria JE: A multicenter phase II randomized trial of a HIF-prolyl hydroxylase inhibitor for neuroprotection in high risk thoracic aortic repair. American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting Abstracts 2016.

Gannon K, Kasner SE: Improving follow-up visits for patients from the stroke service. Stroke 2016, 2016 Notes: International Stroke Conference Abstracts.

Leker R, Messe S, Erus G, Bilello M, Fanning M, Acker M, Giovannetti T, Kasner SE, Floyd T: What makes new ischemic lesions symptomatic after aortic valve replacement? Stroke 2016, 2016 Notes: International Stroke Conference Abstract.

Zandieh A, Messe SR, Cucchiara BL, Mullen MT, Kasner SE: Prophylactic anti-epileptic drugs and spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage. Stroke 2016, 2016 Notes: International Stroke Conference Abstracts.

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Last updated: 07/20/2016
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