Eric Lancaster, MD,PhD

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Assistant Professor of Neurology
Department: Neurology
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
3 W. Gates - Neurology
3400 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 573 5035
Fax: 215 349 5579
Lab: 215 898 0181
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.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Neuromuscular disorders, electromyography (EMG), Auto-antibody mediated disorders

Selected Publications

Lancaster E.: Encephalitis, severe seizures, and multifocal brain lesions: Recognizing autoimmunity to the GABAA receptor. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 6(3): 554, April 2019.

Lancaster E, Burnor E, Zhang J, Lancaster E.: ADAM23 is a negative regulator of Kv1.1/Kv1.4 potassium currents. Neurosci Lett.(704), 159-163, April 2019.

Cohen AD, Garfall AL, Stadtmauer EA, Melenhorst JJ, Lacey SF, Lancaster E, Vogl DT, Weiss BM, Dengel K, Nelson A, Plesa G, Chen F, Davis MM, Hwang WT, Young RM, Brogdon JL, Isaacs R, Pruteanu-Malinici I, Siegel DL, Levine BL, June CH, Milone MC.: B cell maturation antigen-specific CAR T cells are clinically active in multiple myeloma. J Clin Invest. (130), 126397, March 2019.

Patterson K, Iglesias E, Nasrallah M, González-Álvarez V, Suñol M, Anton J, Saiz A, Lancaster E, Armangue T.: Anti-MOG encephalitis mimicking small vessel CNS vasculitis. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 6(2): e538, February 2019.

Amado DA, Rieders JM, Diatta F, Hernandez-Con P, Singer A, Mak JT, Zhang J, Lancaster E, Davidson BL, Chen-Plotkin AS.: AAV-Mediated Progranulin Delivery to a Mouse Model of Progranulin Deficiency Causes T Cell-Mediated Toxicity. Mol Ther. 27(2): 465-478, February 2019.

Balu R, McCracken L, Lancaster E, Graus F, Dalmau J, Titulaer MJ.: A score that predicts 1-year functional status in patients with anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis. Neurology 92(3): e244-e252, January 2019.

37. Patterson K, Dalmau J, and Lancaster E. : Mechanisms of Caspr2 antibodies in autoimmune encephalitis and acquired neuromyotonia. Annals of Neurology 83(1): 40-51, Jan 2018.

Burnor E, Yang L, Zhou H, Patterson KR, Quinn C, Reilly MM, Rossor AM, Scherer SS, Lancaster E. : Neurofascin antibodies in autoimmune, genetic and idiopathic neuropathies. Neurology 90(1): e31-38, Jan 2018.

Dhifallah S, Lancaster E, Merrill S, Leroudier N, Mantegazza M, and Cestèle S. : Gain of function for the SCN1A/hNav1.1- L1670W mutation responsible for Familial Hemiplegic Migraine. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience. 11: 232, 2018.

Noble G and Lancaster E. : Anti-NMDAR Encephalitis in a Patient with Crohn’s Disease Receiving Adalimumab. Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation. 5(5): e476. 2018.

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Last updated: 05/10/2019
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