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.
Special certification in Neuromuscular Medicine (by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology), 2009.
Diplomate of the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM; for electromyography, with recognition for scoring in the top 10%), 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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