Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology
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Corey T McMillan, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Neurology
Member, University of Pennsylvania, Institute for Translational Medicine & Therapeutics
Department: Neurology

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department of Neurology
3400 Spruce Street
3 West Gates
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 614 0987
Fax: 215 349 8464
Lab: 215 349 5863
BA (Psychology & Cognitive Neuroscience)
Temple University, 2000.
MSc (Psycholinguistics)
University of Edinburgh, 2004.
PhD (Psychology)
University of Edinburgh, 2008.
Post-Graduate Training
IGERT Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Institute for Research in Cognitive Science, 2008-2009.
NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Neurology, 2009-2012.
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Description of Research Expertise

neurodegenerative disease, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, Alzheimer disease, neuroimaging, biomarkers, MRI, DTI, language, decision-making, cognition.

Selected Publications

McMillan, C. T., Irwin, D. J., Avants, B. B., Powers, J, Cook, P. A., Toledo, J. B., Wood, E. M., Van Deerlin, V. M., Lee, V. M.-Y., Trojanowksi, J. Q., & Grossman, M.: White matter imaging helps dissociate tau from TDP-43 in frontotemporal lobar degeneration. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 84(9): 949-955, 2013.

McMillan, C. T., Avants, B., Irwin, D. J., Toledo, J. B., Wolk, D. A., Van Deerlin, V. M., Shaw, L. M., Trojanowksi, J Q., & Grossman, M.: Can MRI screen for cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers in neurodegenerative disease? Neurology 80(2): 132-138, 2013.

McMillan C. T., Brun, C., Siddiqui, S., Churgin, M., Yuskevich, P., Zhang, H., Libon, D., Gee, J., & Grossman, M. : White matter imaging contributes to the multimodal diagnosis of frontotemporal lobar degeneration. Neurology 78(22): 1761-1768, 2012.

Avants, B., Dhillon, P., Kandel, B. M., Cook, P. A., McMilan, C. T., Grossman, M., & Gee, J.: Eigenanatomy improves detection power for longitudinal cortical change. Medical Image Computing & Computer Assisted Intervention: MICCAI 15(3): 206-213, 2012.

Irwin, D. J., McMillan, C. T., Brettschneider, J., Libon, D. J., Powers, J., Rascovsky, K., Toledo, J. B., Boller, A., Bekisz, J., Chandrasekaren, K., Wood, E. M., Shaw, L., Woo, J. H., Cook, P. A., Wolk, D. A., Arnold, S. E., Van Deerlin, V. M., McCluskey, L. F., Elman, L., Lee, V. M.-Y., Trojanowski, J. Q., & Grossman, M.: Cognitive decline and reduced survival in C9orf72 expansion frontotemporal degeneration and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. 84(2): 163-169, 2013.

Irwin, D., McMillan, C. T., Toledo, J. B., Arnold, S. E., Shaw, L. M., Wang, L.-S., Lee, V.-Y., Trojanowski, J. Q., & Grossman, M.: Comparison of cerebrospinal fluid levels of tau and Abeta1-42 in Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal degeneration using two analytical platforms. Archives of Neurology 69(8): 1018-1025, 2012.

Libon, D. J., McMillan, C., Avants, B., Boller, A., Morgan, B., Burkholder, L., Chandrasekaran, K., Elman, L., McCluskey, L., & Grossman, M.: Deficits in concept formation in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neuropsychology 26(4): 422-429, 2012.

Grossman, M., Gross, R. G., Moore, P., Dreyfuss, M., McMillan, C. T., Cook, P. A., Ash, S., & Siderowf, A.: Difficulty processing temporary syntactic ambiguities in Lewy body spectrum disorder. Brain & Language 120(1): 52-60, 2012.

McMillan, C. T., Clark, R., Gunawardena, D., Ryant, N., & Grossman, M. : fMRI evidence for strategic decision-making during resolution of pronoun reference. Neuropsychologia 50(5): 674-687, 2012.

Ash, S., McMillan, C., Gross, R., G., Cook, P., Gunawardena, D., Morgan, B., Boller, A., Siderowf, A., & Grossman, M.: Impairments of speech fluency in Lewy body spectrum disorder. Brain & Language 120(3): 290-302, 2012.

Gross, R. G., McMillan, C. T., Chandrasekaran, K., Dreyfuss, M., Ash, S., Avants, B., Cook, P., Moore, P., Libon, D. J., Siderowf, A. & Grossman, M.: Sentence processing in Lewy body spectrum disorder: The role of working memory. Brain & Cognition 78(2): 85-93, 2012.

McMillan, C. T., Rascovsky, K., Khella, M. C., Clark, R., & Grossman, M.: The neural basis of establishing a focal point in pure coordination games. Social, Cognitive, & Affective Neuroscience 7(8): 881-887, 2012.

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