Danielle Sandsmark, MD, PhD

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

Contact information
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

Ko J, Hemphill M, Yang Z, Sewell E, Na YJ, Sandsmark DK, Haber M, Fisher SA, Torre EA, Svane KC, Omelchenko A, Firestein BL, Diaz-Arrastia R, Kim J, Meaney D, and Issadore D: Diagnosis of traumatic brain injury using miRNA signatures in nanomagnetically isolated brain-derived extracellular vesicles. Lab Chip 18(23): 3617-630, Dec 2018.

Margalit Haber1, Franck Amyot2,3, Kimbra Kenney2,3,4, Tawny Meredith-Duliba1, Carol Moore3, Jamie Podell1, Erika Silverman4, Yi-Yu Chou3, Dzung L. Pham3, Ramon Diaz-Arrastia1, Danielle Sandsmark: Vascular Abnormalities within Normal Appearing Tissue in Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury J Neurotrauma 35(19): 2250-2258, Oct 2018.

Raab L, Kofke WA, and and Sandsmark DK: How should traumatic brain injury be managed? An evidence-based approach Evidence-based Practice of Critical Care, 3rd edition. Deutschman (eds.). 2018.

Kofke WA and Sandsmark DK: Complexity, variation, and the ever-moving cheese. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 2018.

McDonald MD, Sandsmark DK, Palakshappa JA, Mikkelsen ME, Anderson BJ, Gutsche JT: Long-term outcomes after extracorporeal life support for acute respiratory failure. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2018.

Sandsmark, DK Kumar, MK Diaz-Arrastia, R: "Biomarkers" Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, Third Edition. Jonathan Silver, MD Thomas W. McAllister, MD David B. Arciniegas, MD (eds.). 2018.

Sandsmark DK, Elliott JE, Lim MM.: Sleep-Wake Disturbances After Traumatic Brain Injury: Synthesis of Human and Animal Studies. Sleep 40(5), May 2017 Notes: 10.1093/sleep/zsx044 PMID 28329120

Siegler JE, Marcaccio C, Nawalinski K, Quattrone F, Sandsmark DK, Maloney-Wilensky E, Frangos S, Levine JM, Stein SC, Kasner SE, Kumar MA: Elevated Red Cell Distribution Width is Associated with Cerebral Infarction in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Neurocrit Care 26(1): 26-33, Feb 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s12028-016-0306-2. PMID: 27530692.

Wiebe DJ, Nance ML, Houseknecht E, Grady M, Otto N, Sandsmark D, Master CL.: Ecologic momentary assessment to determine symptom progression and the physical and cognitive activities of patients daily following concussion. JAMA Pediatrics 170(11): 1108-1110, Nov 2016.

Sandsmark Danielle K: Clinical Outcomes after Traumatic Brain Injury. Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports 16(6): 52, Jun 2016.

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