Danielle Sandsmark, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

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Department of Neurology
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce St
3 West Gates Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.A. (Molecular Biology)
Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 2001.
Ph.D. (Neurosciences)
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2006.
M.D. (Medical Doctorate)
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2008.
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Selected Publications

Haber M Amyot F Lynch CE Sandsmark DK Kenney K Werner JK Moore C Flesher K Woodson S Silverman E Chou Y Pham D Diaz-Arrastia R: Imaging biomarkers of vascular and axonal injury are spatially distinct in chronic traumatic brain injury. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 14, Jan 2021.

Sandsmark DK, Diaz-Arrastia R: Advances in traumatic brain injury research in 2020. Lancet Neurol 20: 5-7, Jan 2021.

Xu L, Ware J, Kim J, Shahim P, Silverman E, Dabrowski C, Wesley L, Le M, Morrison J, Zamore H, Magdamo B,Petrov D, Chen HI, Schuster J, Diaz-Arrastia R, Sandsmark DK : Arterial spin labeling reveals elevated cerebral blood flow with distinct clusters of hypo- and hyper-perfusion following traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurotrauma 2021 Notes: accepted.

Dabrowski, CL Morrison, J Magdamo, B Lynch, C Laudanski, K Hajj, J Diaz-Arrastia, R Sandsmark DK : Neurological biomarkers in COVID-19: Comparing patient biomarkers across hospital discharge status. American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting 2021.

Sinha S Walter A Ware J Gugger J Dabrowski C Wesley L Magdamo M Diaz-Arrastia R Sandsmark DK : Association of plasma biomarkers and blood brain barrier dysfunction in traumatic brain injury using dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI. National Neurotrauma Society Annual Meeting 2021.

Ware, J Sinha, S Gugger, J Sandsmark, DK Kim, J Diaz-Arrastia, R : Characterization of Traumatic Blood-Brain-Barrier Disruption with Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MRI American Society of Neuroradiology 2021.

Trainor, A Bass, GD Hayes, M Stevens, JP Sandsmark, DK Dabrowski, CL Magdamo, BA Durkin, B Kaplan, LJ Mikkelson, ME Lane-Fall, MB Schwartzstein, RM Maley, JH: Persistent dyspnea and accompanying negative emotions after COVID-19 associated respiratory failure. American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting 2021.

Zamore, H Walter, A Lynch, C Schneider, A Dabrowski, C Magdamo, B Wesley, L Diaz-Arrastia, R Sandsmark, D: Circulating miRNAs as Biomarkers of Acute TBI: A Comparison of miRNAs and Neurological Biomarkers. American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting 2021 Notes: poster presentation.

Maley, J Sandsmark, DK Bass, GD Dabrowski, CL Magdamo, BA Durkin, B Kaplan, L Mikkelsen ME Lane-Fall, M: Long-term Impairment in Cognition, Mental Health, and Physical Function Following COVID-19-Associated Respiratory Failure. American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting 2021.

Ko J Hemphill M Yang Z Beard K Sewell E Shallcross M Schweizer M Sandsmark DK Diaz-Arrastia R Kim J Meaney D Issadore D: Multi-dimensional mapping of brain-derived extracellular vesicle miRNA biomarker for traumatic brain injury diagnostics. J Neurotrauma 37(22): 2424-2434, Nov 2020.

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Last updated: 09/16/2021
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