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Robert G. Siman, Ph.D.

Robert G. Siman, PhD

Research Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Dr. Siman has been awarded 12 United States patents, and published more than 80 manuscripts and reviews on molecular mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative processes. His work focuses on families of enzymes (proteases) implicated in the neurodegeneration following traumatic brain injury and stroke, as well as neuronal proteins measurable in the blood that serve as noninvasive surrogate measures for the diagnosis, prognosis, mechanistic and therapeutic evaluation of acute brain damage. He has been a fellow of the Hereditary Disease Foundation, a Cephalon Distinguished Research Fellow, and a recipient of an Alzheimer Investigator Award from the Neurosciences Education and Research Foundation.

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Neurosurgery
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