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Ramon Diaz-Arrastia, MD, PhD

Presidential Professor of Neurology
Attending Neurologist, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Hospital
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
51 North 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.A. (Biochemistry)
Rice University, 1979.
PhD (Biochemistry)
Baylor College of Medicine, 1986.
MD
Baylor College of Medicine, 1988.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 1988-1989.
Resident in Neurology, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, 1989-1992.
Fellow in Neurobiology and Behavior , Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1992-1993.
Fellow in Epilepsy, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 1992-1993.
Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1993.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: Subspecialty Qualification in Epilepsy , 2013.
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Selected Publications

Wang Kevin K W, Yang Zhihui, Yue John K, Zhang Zhiqun, Winkler Ethan A, Puccio Ava, Diaz-Arrastia Ramon, Lingsma Hester, Yuh Esther Lim, Mukherjee Pratik, Valadka Alex, Gordon Wayne A, Okonkwo David O, Manley Geoffrey T: Plasma Anti-Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein (GFAP) Autoantibody Levels During the Acute and Chronic Phases of Traumatic Brain Injury - A TRACK-TBI Pilot Study. Journal of neurotrauma Feb 2016.

Winkler Ethan A, Yue John K, McAllister Thomas W, Temkin Nancy R, Oh Sam S, Burchard Esteban G, Hu Donglei, Ferguson Adam R, Lingsma Hester F, Burke John F, Sorani Marco D, Rosand Jonathan, Yuh Esther L, Barber Jason, Tarapore Phiroz E, Gardner Raquel C, Sharma Sourabh, Satris Gabriela G, Eng Celeste, Puccio Ava M, Wang Kevin K W, Mukherjee Pratik, Valadka Alex B, Okonkwo David O, Diaz-Arrastia Ramon, Manley Geoffrey T: COMT Val (158) Met polymorphism is associated with nonverbal cognition following mild traumatic brain injury. Neurogenetics 17(1): 31-41, Jan 2016.

Smitherman Emily, Hernandez Ana, Stavinoha Peter L, Huang Rong, Kernie Steven G, Diaz-Arrastia Ramon, Miles Darryl K: Predicting Outcome after Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury by Early Magnetic Resonance Imaging Lesion Location and Volume. Journal of neurotrauma 33(1): 35-48, Jan 2016.

Kenney Kimbra, Amyot Franck, Haber Margalit, Pronger Angela, Bogoslovsky Tanya, Moore Carol, Diaz-Arrastia Ramon: Cerebral Vascular Injury in Traumatic Brain Injury. Experimental neurology 275 Pt 3: 353-66, Jan 2016.

Korley Frederick K, Diaz-Arrastia Ramon, Wu Alan H B, Yue John K, Manley Geoffrey T, Sair Haris I, Van Eyk Jennifer, Everett Allen D, Okonkwo David O, Valadka Alex B, Gordon Wayne A, Maas Andrew I R, Mukherjee Pratik, Yuh Esther L, Lingsma Hester F, Puccio Ava M, Schnyer David M: Circulating Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Has Diagnostic and Prognostic Value in Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of neurotrauma 33(2): 215-25, Jan 2016.

Barber Robert C, Phillips Nicole R, Tilson Jeffrey L, Huebinger Ryan M, Shewale Shantanu J, Koenig Jessica L, Mitchel Jeffrey S, O'Bryant Sid E, Waring Stephen C, Diaz-Arrastia Ramon, Chasse Scott, Wilhelmsen Kirk C: Can Genetic Analysis of Putative Blood Alzheimer's Disease Biomarkers Lead to Identification of Susceptibility Loci? PloS one 10(12): e0142360, Dec 2015.

Gatson Joshua W, Stebbins Cari, Mathews Dana, Harris Thomas S, Madden Christopher, Batjer Hunt, Diaz-Arrastia Ramon, Minei Joseph P: Evidence of increased brain amyloid in severe TBI survivors at 1, 12, and 24 months after injury: report of 2 cases. Journal of neurosurgery Page: 1-8, Nov 2015.

Buonora John E, Mousseau Michael, Jacobowitz David M, Lazarus Rachel C, Yarnell Angela M, Olsen Cara H, Pollard Harvey B, Diaz-Arrastia Ramon, Latour Lawrence, Mueller Gregory P: Autoimmune Profiling Reveals Peroxiredoxin 6 as a Candidate Traumatic Brain Injury Biomarker. Journal of neurotrauma 32(22): 1805-14, Nov 2015.

Amyot Franck, Arciniegas David B, Brazaitis Michael P, Curley Kenneth C, Diaz-Arrastia Ramon, Gandjbakhche Amir, Herscovitch Peter, Hinds Sidney R, Manley Geoffrey T, Pacifico Anthony, Razumovsky Alexander, Riley Jason, Salzer Wanda, Shih Robert, Smirniotopoulos James G, Stocker Derek: A Review of the Effectiveness of Neuroimaging Modalities for the Detection of Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of neurotrauma 32(22): 1693-721, Nov 2015.

Olivera Anlys, Lejbman Natasha, Jeromin Andreas, French Louis M, Kim Hyung-Suk, Cashion Ann, Mysliwiec Vincent, Diaz-Arrastia Ramon, Gill Jessica: Peripheral Total Tau in Military Personnel Who Sustain Traumatic Brain Injuries During Deployment. JAMA neurology 72(10): 1109-16, Oct 2015.

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