Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology
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Eric Lancaster, MD,PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Instructor of Neurology, The University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

Contact information
3 W. Gates - Neurology
3400 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 349 5313
Fax: 215 349 5579
Lab: 215 898 0181
Graduate Group Affiliations
Education:
BS (Biomedical Engineering)
The Johns Hopkins University, 1994.
PhD (Neuroscience)
The University of Maryland, 2002.
MD (medicine)
The University of Maryland, 2003.
Post-Graduate Training
Medical Internship, The Hosptial of the University of Pennsylvania, 2003-2004.
Neurology Residency, The University of Pennsyvlania, 2004-2007.
Neuromuscular clinical fellowship, The University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2008.
Neuromuscular research fellowship, The University of Pennsylvania, 2008-2010.
Certifications
The American Board of Psychaitry and Neurology (ABPN) for neurology, 2008.
Diplomate of the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM; for electromyography, with recognition for scoring in the top 10%), 2009.
Special certification in Neuromuscular Medicine (by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology), 2009.
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Description of Research Expertise

Neuronal autoantibodies, encephalitis, acquired neuromyotonia (Isaacs' syndrome), peripheral nerve hyperexcitability, potassium channels, the glycine receptor, the GABA-B receptor, neuromuscular disorders, stiff person syndrome.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Neuromuscular disorders, electromyography (EMG), Auto-antibody mediated disorders
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Last updated: 07/16/2014
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