Faculty

Eric Lancaster, MD,PhD

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Associate Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
3 W. Gates - Neurology
3400 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Fax: 215 349 5579
Lab: 215 898 0181
Education:
BS (Biomedical Engineering)
The Johns Hopkins University, 1994.
PhD (Neuroscience)
The University of Maryland, 2002.
MD (medicine)
The University of Maryland, 2003.
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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.

Selected Publications

Lancaster E.: Autoimmune Encephalitis due to CNS Synaptic Antibodies. Chapter in Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences. (Chapter). Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences. Robert Lisak, Section Editor. John England, Editor (eds.). Elsevier, 2025.

Alfred L Garfall , Adam D Cohen , Sandra P Susanibar-Adaniya , Wei-Ting Hwang , Dan T Vogl , Adam J Waxman , Simon F Lacey , Vanessa E Gonzalez , Joseph A Fraietta , Minnal Gupta , Irina Kulikovskaya , Lifeng Tian , Fang Chen , Natalka Koterba , Robert L Bartoszek , Margaret Patchin , Rong Xu , Gabriela Plesa , Don L Siegel, Andrea Brennan , Anne Marie Nelson, Regina Ferthio, Angela Cosey , Kim-Marie Shea, Rachel Leskowitz , Megan Four , Wesley V Wilson , Fei Miao , Eric Lancaster, Beatriz M Carreno, Gerald P Linette , Elizabeth O Hexner , Regina M Young, Dexiu Bu, Keith G Mansfield , Jennifer L Brogdon , Carl H June, Michael C Milone , Edward A Stadtmauer : Anti-BCMA/CD19 CAR T Cells with Early Immunomodulatory Maintenance for Multiple Myeloma Responding to Initial or Later-Line Therapy. Blood Cancer Discov 4(2): 118-133, Mar 2023.

Lancaster, E.: Autoimmune Encephalitis. Chapter in Decision Making in Adult Neurology. Brett Cucchiara and Raymond Price (eds.). Elsevier, 2023.

Yoji Hoshina, Jonathan Galli, Ka-Ho Wong, Tibor Kovacsovics, Mary Steinbach, Karen L Salzman, Joseph Scott McNally, Eric Lancaster, M. Mateo Paz Soldán, and Stacey L. Clardy: GABA-A Receptor Encephalitis after Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant for Multiple Myeloma: 3 cases and Literature Review. Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation. 9(6): e200024, Aug 2022.

Adam M Kruszewski, Zujaja Tauqeer, Elana A Meer, Sana Ali Bautista, Neena R Cherayil, Marcus E Cimino, Sami L Khella, Eric Lancaster, Shawn J Bird, Steven S Scherer, Karen E Revere, Ali G Hamedani, Grant T Liu, Madhura A Tamhankar: Vision Loss as a Presenting Feature of Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy: A Case Series. Journal of Neuroophthalmology Aug 2022 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Hoshina Y, Galli J, Wong KH, Kovacsovics T, Steinbach M, Salzman KL, McNally JS, Lancaster E, Paz Soldán MM, Clardy SL. : GABA-A Receptor Encephalitis After Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant forMultiple Myeloma: Three Cases and Literature Review. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 9(6): e200024, Aug 2022.

Lancaster, E.: Autoantibody encephalitis: presentation, diagnosis, and management. Journal of Clinical Neurology 18(4): 373-390, Jul 2022.

Anusha Yeshokumar, Eliza Gordon-Lipkin, Ana Arenivas, Mark Rosenfeld, Kristina Patterson, Raia Blum, Brenda Banwell, Arun Venkatesan, Eric Lancaster, Jessica Panzer, and John Probasco: Younger Age of Onset is Associated with Worse Long-Term Behavioral Outcomes in Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis. Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation. 9(5): e200013, Jul 2022.

Alfred Garfall, Adam Cohen, Sandra Susanibar-Adaniya, Wei-Ting Hwang, Dan Vogl, Adam Waxman, Simon Lacey, Vanessa Gonzalez, Minnal Gupta, Lifeng Tian, Fang Chen, Natalka Koterba, Chelsie Bartoszek, Gabriela Plesa, Don Siegel, Andrea Brennan, Anne-Marie Nelson, Regina Ferthio, Angela Cosey, Kim-Marie Shea, Rachel Leskowitz, Megan Four, Wesley Wilson, Fei Miao, Eric Lancaster, Beatriz Carreno, Gerald Linette, Elizabeth Hexner, Regina Young, Dexiu Bu, Keith Mansfield, Jennifer Brogdon, Carl June, Michael Milone, Edward Stadtmauer, Joseph Fraietta, Margaret Patchin, and Rong Xu: CAR T cells targeting BCMA and CD19 for newly diagnosed and relapsed multiple myeloma patients responding to current therapy. Blood, Cancer Discovery. In Press., 2022.

Gill AJ, Gandhy S, Lancaster E. : Nivolumab-associated Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome and cerebellar dysfunction in a patient with a neuroendocrine tumor. Muscle & Nerve. 63(3): E18-21, Mar 2021.

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