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Leah Blank, MD, MPH

Instructor A of Neurology
Department: Neurology

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Harvard College, 2007.
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 2012.
Post-Graduate Training
Osler Internal Medicine Internship, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2012-2013.
Neurology Residency, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2013-2016.
Epilepsy Fellow, Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2016-present.
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Selected Publications

Leah J. Blank, Michael J. Polydefkis, Richard D. Moore, Kelly A. Gebo: Herpes zoster among persons living with HIV in the current antiretroviral therapy era. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome 61(2): 203-7, October 2012.

Leah J. Blank, Anne M. Rompalo, Emily J. Erbelding, Jonathan M. Zenilman, and Khalil G. Ghanem: The Treatment of Syphilis in HIV-Infected Patients: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Sexually Transmitted Infections 87(1): 9-16, February 2011.

Jayaraj Rajagopal, Thomas J. Carroll, J. Sawalla Guseh, Sam A. Bores, Leah J. Blank, William J. Anderson, Jing Yu, Qiao Zhou, Andrew P. McMahon, and Douglas A. Melton: Wnt7b stimulates embryonic lung growth by coordinately increasing the replication of epithelium and mesenchyme. Development 135(9): 1625-1634, May 2008.

William J. Anderson, Qiao Zhou, Victor Alcalde, Osamu F. Kaneko, Leah J. Blank, Richard I. Sherwood, J. Sawalla Guseh, Jayaraj Rajagopal, and Douglas A. Melton: Genetic Targeting of the Endoderm With Claudin-6CreER. Developmental Dynamics 237(2): 504-512, February 2008.

Alice T. Shaw, Alexander Meissner, James A. Dowdle, Denise Crowley, Margaret Magendantz, Chensi Ouyang, Tiziana Parisi, Jayaraj Rajagopal, Leah J. Blank, Roderick T. Bronson, James R. Stone, David A. Tuveson, Rudolf Jaenisch, and Tyler Jacks: Sprouty-2 regulates oncogenic K-ras in lung development and tumorigenesis. Genes and Development 21(6): 694-707, March 2007.

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