Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology
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Lama Chahine, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Pennsylvania Hospital
Instructor of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

Contact information
330 S. 9th st
Philadelphia, Pa 19107
Education:
B.S. (Biology)
American University of Beirut, 2001.
M.D.
American University of Beirut, 2005.
Masters (Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania, 2016.
Post-Graduate Training
Fellow in Neuropsychiatry, American University of Beirut, 2005-2006.
Resident in Neurology, Cleveland Clinic , 2006-2010.
Intern in Medicine, Cleveland Clinic , 2006-2007.
Training in Clinical Teaching, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH, 2009-2010.
Clinical Research Certificate, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, 2010-2012.
Fellow in Movement Disorders, University of Pennsylvania, 2010-2012.
Fellow in Sleep Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2010-2012.
Certifications
Neurology Certification, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, 2010.
Clinical Research Certificate, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
Sleep Medicine Certification, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology , 2013.
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Selected Publications

Swanson CR, Berlyand Y, Xie SX, Alcalay RN, Chahine LM, Chen-Plotkin AS.: Plasma Apolipoprotein A1 Associates With Age at Onset and Motor Severity in Early Parkinson's Disease Patients. Movement Disorders 2015.

Chahine LM, Weintraub D, Hawkins KA, Siderowf A, Eberly S, Oakes D, Seibyl J, Stern MB, Marek K, Jennings D; PARS Investigators.: Cognition in individuals at risk for Parkinson's: Parkinson associated risk syndrome (PARS) study findings. Movement Disorders 2015 Notes: doi: 10.1002/mds.26373.

Simuni T, Caspell-Garcia C, Coffey C, Chahine LM, Lasch S, Oertel WH, Mayer G, Högl B, Postuma R, Videnovic A, Amara AW, Marek K; PPMI Sleep Working group on behalf of the PPMI Investigators.: Correlates of excessive daytime sleepiness in de novo Parkinson's disease: A case control study. Movement Disorders 2015.

Weintraub D, Simuni T, Caspell-Garcia C, MS, Coffey C, Lasch S, Siderowf A, Aarsland D, Barone P, Burn D, Chahine LM, Eberling J, Espay AJ, Foster ED, Leverenz JB, Litvan I, Richard I, Troyer MD, Hawkins KA, and the Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative: Cognitive performance and neuropsychiatric symptoms in early, untreated Parkinson disease. Movement Disorders 2015.

van Steenoven I, Aarsland D, Hurtig H, Chen-Plotkin A, Duda JE, Rick J, Chahine LM, Dahodwala N, Trojanowski JQ, Roalf DR, Moberg PJ, Weintraub D.: Conversion between Mini-Mental State Examination, Montreal Cognitive Assessment, and Dementia Rating Scale-2 scores in Parkinson's disease. Movement Disorders 14: 1809-15, December 2014.

Chahine LM, Kauta SR, Daley JT, Cantor C, Dahodwala N.: Surface EMG Activity During REM Sleep in Parkinson’s Disease Correlates With Disease Severity. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders 20(7): 766-71, 2014.

York C, Olm C, Boller A, McCluskey L, Elman L, Haley J, Seltzer E, Chahine LM, Woo J, Rascovsky K, McMillan C, Grossman M.: Action Verb Comprehension in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Parkinson’s Disease. Journal of Neurology 261(6): 1073-9, 2014.

Chahine LM, Daley J, Horn S, Duda J, Colcher A, Hurtig H, Cantor C, Dahodwala N.: Association Between Dopaminergic Medications and Nocturnal Sleep in Early-stage Parkinson's Disease. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders 19(10): 859-63, 2013.

Chahine LM, Ashbridge E, Minger J, Qiang J, Siderowf A, Hurtig H, Zabetian C, Lee VMY, Van Deerlin VM, Trojanowski JQ, Chen-Plotkin AS.: Clinical and Biochemical Differences between Parkinson’s Disease Patients With and Without Mutations in the Glucocerebrosidase Gene. Archives of Neurology (JAMA Neurology) 70(7): 852-8, 2013.

Chahine LM, Daley J, Horn S, Duda J, Colcher A, Hurtig H, Cantor C, Dahodwala N: Association Between Dopaminergic Medications and Nocturnal Sleep in Early-stage Parkinson's Disease. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. 19(10): 859-63, 2013.

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