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Lauren Elman, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Hospital
Director of the Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Director of the Penn Comprehensive Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Center, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Associate Director and Clinical Lead of the Translational Center of Excellence, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Pennsylvania Hospital
330 South 9th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-829-6708
Fax: 215-829-6606
Education:
BA (Psychology)
Cornell University, 1994.
MD (Medicine)
Cornell University Medical College, 1998.
Post-Graduate Training
Medicine Internship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1998-1999.
Neurology Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1999-2002.
Neuromuscular Fellowship, Hospital of the Universityof Pennsylvania, 2002-2004.
Clinical Research Certificate Program, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, 2003-2005.
Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2003.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Maintenance of Certification, 2013.
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Selected Publications

Zhang JV, Irwin DJ, Blennow K, Zetterberg H, Lee EB, Shaw LM, Rascovsky K, Massimo L, McMillan CT, Chen-Plotkin A, Elman L, Lee VM, McCluskey L, Toledo JB, Weintraub D, Wolk D, Trojanowski JQ, Grossman M.: Neurofilament Light Chain Related to Longitudinal Decline in Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration. Neurol Clin Pract 11(2): 105-116, Apr 2021.

Daniel T Ohm 1 2, Claire Peterson 1 2, Rebecca Lobrovich 1 2, Katheryn A Q Cousins 2, Garrett S Gibbons 3, Corey T McMillan 2, David A Wolk 4 5, Vivianna Van Deerlin 3 4, Lauren Elman 6, Meredith Spindler 7, Andres Deik 7, Andrew Siderowf 7, John Q Trojanowski 3 4, Edward B Lee 3 4 8, Murray Grossman 2, David J Irwin 9 10: Degeneration of the locus coeruleus is a common feature of tauopathies and distinct from TDP-43 proteinopathies in the frontotemporal lobar degeneration spectrum. Acta Neuropathol 140(5): 675-693, Nov 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s00401-020-02210-1. Epub 2020 Aug 17.

Ohm DT, Peterson C, Lobrovich R, Cousins KAQ, Gibbons GS, McMillan CT, Wolk DA, Van Deerlin V, Elman L, Spindler M, Deik A, Siderowf A, Trojanowski JQ, Lee EB, Grossman M, Irwin DJ.: Degeneration of the locus coeruleus is a common feature of tauopathies and distinct from TDP-43 proteinopathies in the frontotemporal lobar degeneration spectrum. Acta Neuropathol 140(5): 675-693, Nov 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s00401-020-02210-1. Epub 2020 Aug 17.

Paganoni S, De Marchi F, Chan J, Thrower SK, Staff NP, Datta N, Kisanuki YY, Drory V, Fournier C, Pioro EP, Goutman SA, Atassi N; NEALS PLS Registry Study Group, Jeon M, Caldwell S, Mcdonough T, Gentile C, Liu J, Turner M, Denny C, Felice K, Green M, Scarberry S, Abu-Saleh S, Nefussy B, Hastings D, Kim S, Swihart B, Arcila-Londono X, Newman DS, Silverman M, Genge A, Salmon K, Elman L, Mccluskey L, Almasy K, Gotkine M, Goslin K, Cummings A, Edwards EK, Rivner M, Bouchard K, Quarles B, Kwan J, Jaffa M, Baloh R, Allred P, Walk D, Maiser S, Manousakis G, Ferment V, Fernandes JAM Jr, Thaisetthawatkul P, Heimes D, Phillips M, Sams L, Kahler M, Corcoran A, Larriviere DG, Chotto S, Juba G.: The NEALS primary lateral sclerosis registry. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener 21(sup1): 74-81, Nov 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1080/21678421.2020.1804591. Epub 2020 Sep 11.

Naomi Nevler 1, Sharon Ash 2, Corey McMillan 2, Lauren Elman 2, Leo McCluskey 2, David J Irwin 2, Sunghye Cho 2, Mark Liberman 2, Murray Grossman : Automated analysis of natural speech in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis spectrum disorders. Neurology 95(12): e1629-e1639, Sep 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000010366. Epub 2020 Jul 16.

Colin Quinn 1, Christyn Edmundson 1, Nabila Dahodwala 1, Lauren Elman : Reliable and efficient scale to assess upper motor neuron disease burden in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Muscle Nerve 61(4): 508-511, Apr 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1002/mus.26764. Epub 2019 Dec 20.

Jason Ackrivo 1, Jesse Y Hsu 2 3, John Hansen-Flaschen 4, Lauren Elman 5, Steven M Kawut : Non-invasive Ventilation Use Is Associated with Better Survival in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Ann Am Thorac Soc 18(3): 486-494, Mar 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202002-169OC.

Mitsumoto H, Chiuzan C, Gilmore M, Zhang Y, Simmons Z, Paganoni S, Kisanuki YY, Zinman L, Jawdat O, Sorenson E, Floeter MK, Pioro EP, Fernandes Filho JAM, Heitzman D, Fournier CN, Oskarsson B, Heiman-Patterson T, Maragakis N, Joyce N, Hayat G, Nations S, Scelsa S, Walk D, Elman L, Hupf J, McHale B; PLSFRS study group: Primary lateral sclerosis (PLS) functional rating scale: PLS-specific clinimetric scale. Muscle Nerve 61(2): 163-172, Feb 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1002/mus.26765. Epub 2019 Dec 13.

Placek K, Benatar M, Wuu J, Rampersaud E, Hennessy L, Van Deerlin VM, Grossman M, Irwin DJ, Elman L, McCluskey L, Quinn C, Granit V, Statland JM, Burns TM, Ravits J, Swenson A, Katz J, Pioro EP, Jackson C, Caress J, So Y, Maiser S, Walk D, Lee EB, Trojanowski JQ, Cook P, Gee J, Sha J, Naj AC, Rademakers R; CReATe Consortium, Chen W, Wu G, Paul Taylor J, McMillan CT: Machine learning suggests polygenic risk for cognitive dysfunction in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. EMBO Mol Med 13(1): e12595, Jan 2020.

Jason Ackrivo 1, John Hansen-Flaschen 1, Bobby L Jones 2, E Paul Wileyto 3, Richard J Schwab 1, Lauren Elman 4, Steven M Kawut: Classifying Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis by Changes in FVC. A Group-based Trajectory Analysis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 200(12): 1513-1521, Dec 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1164/rccm.201902-0344OC.

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