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Lawrence R. Wechsler, MD

Adjunct Professor of Neurology
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Pennsylvania Hospital
Department of Neurology
330 South 9th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-829-8407
Fax: 215-829-6606
AB (Biology)
Harvard College, 1974.
MD (Doctorate)
University of Pennsylvania, 1978.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Presbyterian University Hospital, 1978-1979.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Presbyterian University Hospital, 1979-1980.
Resident in Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1980-1983.
Chief Resident in Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1982-1983.
Fellow in Clinical Neurophysiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1983-1984.
Fellow in Clinical Stroke Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1984-1985.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1983.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1984.
Vascular Neurology, 2005.
Vascular Neurology, 2015.
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Selected Publications

Jiang L, Mu H, Xu F, Xie D, Su W, Xu J, Sun Z, Liu S, Luo J, Shi Y, Leak RK, Wechsler LR, Chen J, Hu X: Transcriptomic and Functional Studies Reveal Undermined Chemotactic and Angiostimulatory Properties of Aged Microglia During Stroke Recovery. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab DOI: 10.1177/0271678X20902542, Feb 2020.

Jadhav AP, Desai SM, Liebeskind DS, Wechsler LR: Neuroimaging of Acute Stroke. Neurol Clin 38(1): 185-199, Feb 2020.

Wechsler LR.: Statins and Stroke - It's Complicated. N Engl J Med 382(1): 81-2, Jan 2020.

Boltze J, Modo MM, Mays RW, Taguchi A, Jolkkonen J, Savitz SI; STEPS 4 Consortium: Stem Cells as an Emerging Paradigm in Stroke 4: Advancing and Accelerating Preclinical Research. Stroke 50(11): 3299-3306, Nov 2019.

Wang R, Liu Y, Ye Q, Hassan SH, Zhao J, Li S, Hu X, Leak RK, Rocha M, Wechsler LR, Chen J, Shi Y.: RNA Sequencing Reveals Novel Macrophage Transcriptome Favoring Neurovascular Plasticity After Ischemic Stroke. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab DOI: 10.1177/0271678X19888630, Nov 2019.

Al-Hader R, Al-Robaidi K, Jovin T, Jadhav A, Wechsler LR, Thirumala PD: The Incidence of Perioperative Stroke: Estimate Using State and National Databases and Systematic Review. J Stroke 21(3), Sep 2019.

Ziai WC, Thompson CB, Mayo S, McBee N, Freeman WD, Dlugash R, Ullman N, Hao Y, Lane K, Awad I, Hanley DF;: Intracranial Hypertension and Cerebral Perfusion Pressure Insults in Adult Hypertensive Intraventricular Hemorrhage: Occurrence and Associations With Outcome. Crit Care Med 47(8), Aug 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: Intensive vs Standard Treatment of Hyperglycemia and Functional Outcome in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke: The SHINE Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 322(4): 326-35, Jul 2019.

Shoirah H, Wechsler LR, Jovin TG, Jadhav AP: Acute Stroke Trial Enrollment Through a Telemedicine Network: A 12-Year Experience. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 28(7): 1926-1929, Jul 2019.

Demchuk AM, Albers GW, Nogueira RG; STAIR X Consortium *; STAIR X (Stroke Treatment Academic Industry Roundtable) writing contributors: STAIR X: Trial Design Considerations and Additional Populations to Expand Indications for Endovascular Treatment. Stroke DOI:10.1161, Apr 2019.

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