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Sanjeev Vaishnavi, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Fellow, Institute of Aging, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director, Penn Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Penn Memory Center
2nd floor South Extension
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Applied Biology)
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2002.
MD (Medicine)
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, 2010.
PhD (Neuroscience)
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, 2010.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2010-2011.
Resident in Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2011-2014.
Fellow in Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2014-2015.
Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2014.
Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry, United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties, 2016.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dementia, Dementia Evaluation, Dementia Patient Medical Care, Memory Disorders, Memory Evaluation, Alzheimer's Disease, cognitive neurology

Description of Research Expertise

Neuroimaging, resting state functional connectivity MRI, PET, aerobic glycolysis

Selected Publications

Jeffrey S. Phillips, PhD, *Fulvio Da Re, MD, David J. Irwin, MD, Corey T. McMillan, PhD, Sanjeev N. Vaishnavi, MD, PhD, Sharon X. Xie, PhD, Edward B. Lee, MD, PhD, Philip A. Cook, PhD, James C. Gee, PhD, Leslie M. Shaw, PhD, John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, David A. Wolk, MD and Murray Grossman, MD, EdD: Longitudinal progression of grey matter atrophy in non-amnestic Alzheimer’s disease. Brain 2019 142(6): 1701-1722, Jun 2019.

David Coughlin MD, Jeffrey Phillips PhD, Emily Roll BS, David Wolk MD, Sandhitsu Das PhD, Ilya Nasrallah MD PhD, Sanjeev Vaishnavi MD, Andrew Siderowf MD MSCE, Daniel Weintraub MD, Leslie I Shaw PhD, John Q Trojanowski MD PhD, Murray Grossman MD, David Irwin MD MSTR, Corey T. McMillan PhD: Cerebrospinal Fluid AD Biomarkers and Regional [18F]-Flortaucipir Uptake in Lewy Body Disorders. American Academy of Neurology 2019.

Fulvio Da Re, F. Da Re, J. Phillips, C. Ferrarese, D. Irwin, C. McMilan, S. Vaishnavi, S. Xie, E.Lee, P. Cook, J. Gee, L. Shaw, J. Trojanowski, D. Wolk, M. Grossman: Atrophy progression over time in non-amnestic Alzheimer's disease. Italian Society for the Study of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia (SINDEM) 2019.

David Coughlin, MD, Jeffrey Phillips, PhD, Emily Roll, BS, David Wolk, MD, Sandhitsu Das, PhD, Sanjeev Vaishnavi, MD, Daniel Weintraub, MD, Andrew Siderowf, MD MSCE, Ilya Nasrallah, MD PhD, David Irwin, MD MSTR, Corey McMillan, PhD. : Regional [18F]-AV1451 Uptake in DLB. Annals of Neurology 84(suppl 22), October 2018.

Patira R, Vaishnavi S: Clinical Management of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease. Practical Neurology Page: 49-52, June 2018.

Vaishnavi S: New Diagnostic Insights & Challenges of Treatment. Practical Neurology Page: 3, June 2018.

Fulvio Da Re, MD; Laynie Dratch, BS; Sharon X Xie, PhD; David J Irwin, MD; Corey T McMillan, PhD; Sanjeev N Vaishnavi, MD, PhD; Carlo Ferrarese, MD, PhD; Edward B Lee, MD, PhD; Leslie M Shaw, PhD; John Q Trojanowski, MD, PhD; David A Wolk, MD; Murray Grossman, MD, EdD: Neocortical Origin and Progression of Grey Matter Atrophy In Non-Amnestic Alzheimer's Disease. Neurobiology of Aging 63: 75-87, March 2018 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2017.11.008.

Benjamin J. Shannon*, Sanjeev N. Vaishnavi*, Andrei G. Vlassenko, Joshua S. Shimony, Jerrel Rutlin, Marcus E. Raichle: Brain aerobic glycolysis and motor adaptation learning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113(26): E3782-91, June 2016.

Andrei Vlassenko, Benjamin Shannon, Sanjeev Vaishnavi, Marcus Raichle : Brain aerobic glycolysis and motor adaptation learning Organization for Human Brain Mapping June 2016.

Wolk D, Vaishnavi S: Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer's Disease International Neurology, Second Edition. R. P. Lisak, D. D. Truong, W. M. Carroll and R. Bhidayasiri (eds.). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, May 2016.

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