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Christopher Favilla, MD

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

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Neurology
3400 Spruce Street, 3 West Gates Building
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 2156153727
Fax: 2153495579
Education:
BA
University of Pennsylvania, 2007.
MD
University of Florida College of Medicine, 2012.
Post-Graduate Training
Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania , 2009-2010.
Intern in Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2012-2013.
Resident in Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2013-2016.
Fellow in Vascular Neurology , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2016-2017.
Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2016.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Vascular Neurology, 2018.
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Selected Publications

Christopher G Favilla: Stroke and TIA Deconstructed. The Curbsiders Podcast(164), August 2019.

Johnston KC, Bruno A, Pauls Q, Hall CE, Barrett KM, Barsan W, Fansler A, Van de Bruinhorst K, Janis S, Durkalski-Mauldin VL; Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials Network and the SHINE Trial Investigators (Favilla CG listed as collaborator): Intensive vs Standard Treatment of Hyperglycemia and Functional Outcome in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke: The SHINE Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 322(4): 326-335, July 2019.

Forti RM, Favilla CG, Cochran JM, Baker WB, Detre JA, Kasner SE, Mullen MT, Messé SR, Kofke WA, Balu R, Kung D, Pukenas BA, Sedora-Roman NI, Hurst RW, Choudhri OA, Mesquita RC, Yodh AG: Transcranial Optical Monitoring of Cerebral Hemodynamics in Acute Stroke Patients during Mechanical Thrombectomy. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 28(6): 1483-1494, June 2019.

Favilla CG, Forti RM, Zamzam A, Detre JA, Mullen MT, Yodh AG, Kasner SE, Busch DR, Baker WB, Mesquita RC, Kung D, Messé SR: Perfusion Enhancement with Respiratory Impedance After Stroke (PERI-Stroke). Neurotherapeutics May 2019.

Mullen MT, Parthasarathy AB, Zandieh A, Baker WB, Mesquita RC, Loomis C, Torres J, Guo W, Favilla CG, Messé SR, Yodh AG, Detre JA, Kasner SE.: Cerebral Blood Flow Response During Bolus Normal Saline Infusion After Ischemic Stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2019.

Johnston SC, Easton JD, Farrant M, Barsan W, Conwit RA, Elm JJ, Kim AS, Lindblad AS, Palesch YY; Clinical Research Collaboration, Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials Network, and the POINT Investigators (Favilla CG cited as collaborator).: Clopidogrel and Aspirin in Acute Ischemic Stroke and High-Risk TIA. N Engl J Med 379(3): 215-225, July 2018.

Favilla CG, Forti R, Zamzam A, Detre JA, Yodh AG, Mullen MT, Kasner SE, Busch D, Baker W, Messe SR: Non-invasive Respiratory Impedance and Cerebral Perfusion in Acute Stroke Patients. International Stroke Conference 2018 Notes: Poster presentation.

Favilla CG, Forti R, Zamzam A, Detre JA, Yodh AG, Mullen MT, Kasner SE, Busch D, Baker W, Messe SR: Optical monitoring of Cerebral Blood Flow during Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Healthy Adults. International Stroke Conference 2018 Notes: Poster presentation.

Parthasarathy AB, Gannon KP, Baker WB, Favilla CG, Balu R, Kasner SE, Yodh AG, Detre JA, Mullen MT: Dynamic Autoregulation of Cerebral Blood Flow Measured Non-invasively with Fast Diffuse Correlation Spectroscopy. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism 38(2): 230-240, 2018.

Favilla CG: Reopening the case for closing PFOs in stroke. Brainwaves Podcast. James Siegler (eds.). September 14 2017.

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