Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology
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Rachel Goldmann Gross, MD

Clinical Associate of Neurology
Associate Residency Program Director, University of Pennsylvania Department of Neurology
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Department of Neurology
Pennsylvania Hospital
330 South 9th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-829-7915
Fax: 215-829-6606
Education:
BA (Psychology and Linguistics)
Swarthmore College, 1999.
MD
Harvard Medical School, 2004.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2004-2005.
Resident in Neurology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 2005-2008.
Fellow in Movement Disorders and Cognitive Neurology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 2008-2010.
Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2008.
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Description of Research Expertise

Atypical parkinsonism, Dementia in Parkinson's disease, Neuropsychological features of movement disorders, Neurolinguistics, Decision-making, Discourse, Biomarkers, MRI, Clinical-pathological correlation

Description of Clinical Expertise

Atypical parkinsonism, Parkinson's disease, Dementia, Corticobasal syndrome, Progressive supranuclear palsy, Multiple system atrophy, Dementia with Lewy bodies, Movement Disorders, Cognitive Neurology, Cognitive evaluation

Selected Publications

Gross RG, McMillan C, Chandrasekaran K, Dreyfuss M, Ash S, Avants B, Cook P, Moore P, Libon DJ, Siderowf A, Grossman M: Sentence processing in Lewy body spectrum disorder: the role of working memory. Brain and Cognition 78: 85-93, 2012.

Grossman M, Gross RG, Moore P, Dreyfuss M, McMillan C, Cook P, Ash S, Siderowf A: Difficulty processing temporary syntactic ambiguities in Lewy body spectrum disorder. Brain and Language 120: 52-60, 2012.

Morgan B, Gross RG, Clark R, Dreyfuss M, Boller A, Camp E, Liang T-W, Avants B, McMillan CT, Grossman M. : Some is not enough: Quantifier comprehension in corticobasal syndrome and behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia. Neuropsychologia 49: 3532-3541, 2011.

Ash S, McMillan C, Gross RG, Cook PA, Morgan B, Boller A, Dreyfuss M, Siderowf A, Grossman M. : The organization of narrative discourse in Lewy body spectrum disorder. Brain and Language 119: 30-41, 2011.

Höglinger GU, Melhem NM, Dickson D, Sleiman PMA, Wang L-S, Klei L, Rademakers R, de Silva R, Litvan I, Riley DC, van Swieten JC, Heutink P, Wszolek Z, Uitti RJ, Vandrovcova J, Hurtig H, Gross RG, Maetzler W, Goldwurm S, Tolosa E, Borroni B, Pastor P, PSP Genetics Study Group, Cantwell LB, Han MR, Dillman A, van der Brug MP, Gibbs JR, Cookson MR, Hernandez DG, Singleton A, Farrer MJ, Yu C-E, Golbe L, Revesz T, Hardy J, Lees A, Devlin B, Hakonarson H, Müller U, Schellenberg GD. : Common variants affect risk for the tauopathy progressive supranuclear palsy. Nature Genetics 43: 699-705, 2011.

Chen-Plotkin AS, Hu WT, Siderowf A, Weintraub D, Gross RG, Hurtig HI, Xie SX, Arnold SE, Grossman M, Clark CM, Shaw LM, McCluskey L, Elman L, Van Deerlin VM, Lee VMY, Soares H, Trojanowski JQ: Plasma EGF levels predict cognitive decline in Parkinson's disease. Annals of Neurology 69: 655-663, 2011.

Gross RG, Ash S, McMillan CT, Gunawardena D, Powers C, Libon DJ, Moore P, Liang T-W, Grossman M: Impaired information integration contributes to communication difficulty in corticobasal syndrome. Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology 23: 1-7, 2010.

Koss S, Clark R, Vesely L, Weinstein J, Anderson C, Richmond L, Farag C, Gross RG, Liang T-W, Grossman, M: Numerosity impairment in corticobasal syndrome. Neuropsychology 24: 476-492, 2010.

Goldmann RE, Sullivan AL, Droller DBJ, Rugg MD, Curran T, Holcomb PJ, Schacter DL, Daffner KR, Budson AE: Late frontal brain potentials distinguish true and false recognition. NeuroReport 14: 1717-1720, 2003.

Goldmann RE, Schwartz MF, Wilshire CE: The influence of phonological context on the sound errors of a speaker with Wernicke’s aphasia. Brain and Language 78: 279-307, 2001.

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