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Sara Manning, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Penn Memory Center
3400 Civic Center Blvd - 2 South Pavillion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3606
AB (Biochemistry (Magna Cum Laude))
Harvard University, 2009.
MS (Cell and Molecular Biology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2013.
MD (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania, 2015.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine Internship, Pennsylvania Hospital, 2015-2016.
Neurology Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2016-2019.
Fellowship in Cognitive Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2019-2020.
Board Certification in Neurology from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2019.
Board Certification in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry from the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, 2020.
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Selected Publications

Dratch L, Van Deerlin V, Suh E, Hally A, Grossman M, Irwin D, Massimo L, Peskin SM, McMillan C: Revisiting the Wood Criteria for Frontotemporal Degeneration Pedigree Classification: 10 Years Later. ANA abstract 2023.

Katherine Hackett, Matthew J. Ferrara, Sidnei Newman, Melissa Kelley, Laura Schankel, Hannah McCoubrey, Sharon Best, Sara Manning Peskin, Kyra O’Brien, Sharon X Xie, David A. Wolk, Dawn Mechanic-Hamilton: Remote neuropsychological assessment using the UDS v3.0 T-Cog: Preliminary data among participants at the Penn ADRC. AAIC 2023 - podium presentation 2023.

Rachel A Paul 1, Aaron Baldwin 2, Kelsey Johnson 2, Sara Manning Peskin 2, Thomas F Tropea 2, Meron Azage 2, Tanya Bardakjian 2, Laynie Dratch 2: Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Adult-Onset Neurodegenerative Disease: Considerations for Access, Utilization, and Counseling. Neurology 2023.

Sara Manning Peskin: Is my Memory Going or is it Just Normal Aging. The Washington Post 2022.

Schindler M, Kolson D, Sandsmark D, Peskin SM: Phenotyping the Chronic Neurological Sequelae of Acute SARS-CoV-2 Infections. AAN 2022.

Sara Manning Peskin: A Molecule Away from Madness: Tales of the Hijacked Brain. WW Norton 2022.

Peskin, SM, Hoffman, AK, Karlawish, J. : As coronavirus shuts down support systems, the struggles of dementia patients and caregivers only gets worse. The Philadelphia Inquirer Apr 2020.

Manning, SA: The Loneliness of Frontotemporal Dementia. The New York Times Nov 2019.

Manning, SA: We're Putting Narrative Back into Neurology, Starting with You. Tell Us Your Story. Neurology Today 19(4), Feb 2019.

Manning, SA: My Human Doctor. The New York Times Oct 2018.

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