Michael Gelfand, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Department: Neurology

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Department of Neurology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 215-662-3606
BS & MS (Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry )
Yale University, 2001.
PhD (Neuroscience)
Rockefeller University, 2009.
MD (Doctor of Medicine)
Weill Cornell Medical College, 2010.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Epilepsy, EEG, Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy Surgery, Antiepileptic Drugs, Electrocorticography

Description of Research Expertise

Clinical Trials

Selected Publications

Jacqueline French, Daniel Friedman, Robert Wechsler, Bree DiVentura, Michael Gelfand, John Pollard, Keith Huie, Blanca Vazquez, Lily Gong, James Cassella, Ed Kamemoto: Inhaled Alprazolam, a Potential Rescue Medication, Works Rapidly in Patients with Photosensitive Epilepsy. American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting 2017.

William Tatum; Lawrence J. Hirsch; Robert B. Duckrow; David Chen; Michael Gelfand; Andrew Blum, ; John Hixson; William LaFrance; Joseph Drazkowski; Selim R. Benbadis; and Gregory D. Cascino: OUTPATIENT SMARTPHONE VIDEOS FOR CLASSIFYING EPILEPTIC AND NON-EPILEPTIC SEIZURES. American Epilepsy Society annual meeting 2017.

Erin E. Coonan, Mayo Clinic Florida; Lawrence J. Hirsch, Yale University; Robert B. Duckrow, Yale University; David Chen, Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center; Michael Gelfand, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Andrew Blum, Brown University; John Hixson, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA; William LaFrance, Brown University; Joseph Drazkowski, Mayo Clinic Arizona; Selim Benbadis, University of South Florida; Gregory Cascino, Mayo Clinic; and William Tatum, Mayo Clinic - Florida: OUTPATIENT SMARTPHONE VIDEOS IN EPILEPSY (OSMARTVIE): INITIAL RESULTS OF VIDEO QUALITY. American Epilepsy Society annual meeting 2017.

Gelfand MA and Davis KA. : Resting state fMRI lateralizes seizure onset but fails to predict cognitive change after anterior temporal lobectomy in temporal lobe epilepsy. American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting(Poster No 3.284), 2014.

Gelfand MA, Piro O, Magnasco MO, and Hudspeth AJ : Interactions between hair cells shape spontaneous otoacoustic emissions in a model of the tokay gecko’s cochlea. PLoS 5(6): e11116, June 2010.

Eakin CM, Knight JD, Morgan CJ, Gelfand M, and Miranker AD. : Formation of a Copper Specific Binding Site in Non-Native States of 2-Microglobulin. Biochemistry 41(34): 10646-10656, 01 2002.

Gelfand M, Morgan CJ, Miranker A.: Folding kinetics of beta-2-microglobulin. Biophysical Society Annual Meeting 2001.

Morgan CJ, Gelfand M, Atreya C, and Miranker A.: Kidney Dialysis-Associated Amyloidosis: A Molecular Role for Copper in Fiber Formation. Journal of Molecular Biology 309(2): 339-345, 01 2001.

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