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Qingyang (Kristy) Yuan, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Department: Neurology

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Department of Neurology
3400 Spruce Street, 3 Gates
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3606
BS (Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics; Minor, Spanish Language)
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 2006.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2011.
Post-Graduate Training
HHMI Med Fellow, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Neurology & Neurosurgery Dept, 2009-2010.
Medicine Internship, Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University, St. Louis MO, 2011-2012.
Neurology Residency , Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University, 2012-2015.
Vascular Neurology Fellowship, UCSF Medical Center, 2015-2016.
NIH StrokeNet Research Fellow, UCSF Medical Center, Neurovascular Division, 2016-2017.
Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2015.
Vascular Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology , 2016.
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Selected Publications

Meisel K, Yuan K, Fang Q, Bibby D, Lee R, Schiller NB.: Embolic stroke of undetermined source: A population with left atrial dysfunction. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 28(7): 1891-1896, July 2019.

Yuan, K and Kasner, SE. : Patent foramen ovale and cryptogenic stroke: diagnosis and and updates in secondary stroke prevention. Stroke Vasc Neurol 3(2): 84-91, June 2018.

Dhar R, Yuan K [co-first author], Kulik T, Chen Y, Heitsch L, An H, Ford A, Lee JM: CSF volumetric analysis for quantification of cerebral edema after hemispheric infraction. Neurocritical Care 24(3): 420-7, June 2016.

Yuan K, Musiek A, Schaffer A, Bucelli R.: Neuro-Sweet disease: A case of recurrent encephalitis and febrile neutrophilic dermatosis. Neurology: Clinical Practice 6(23): e20-e23, June 2016.

Yuan K, Kim AS.: When a single antiplatelet agent for stroke prevention is not enough: Current evidence and future applications of dual antiplatelet therapy. Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine 18(4): 26, April 2016.

Chen Y, Dhar R, Kulik T, Yuan K: Validation of an efficient machine-learning approach to quantify CSF volume changes using multicenter CT scans. Moderated poster at the International Stroke Conference, Los Angeles, CA February 2016.

Dhar R, Yuan K: Early CSF volume changes predict malignant edema in large hemispheric infarction. Poster at the International Stroke Conference, Nashville, TN February 2015.

Yuan K, Dhar R: CSF volumetric analysis reliably quantifies cerebral edema and correlates with clinical deterioration in large hemispheric infarcts. Poster at the International Stroke Conference, Nashville, TN February 2015.

Pendleton C, Li Q, Chesler DA, Yuan K, Guerrero-Cazares H, QuiƱones-Hinojosa A.: Mesenchymal stem cells derived from adipose tissue vs bone marrow: in vitro comparison of their tropism towards gliomas. PLoS ONE 8(3): e58198, March 2013.

Yuan K, Park JK, Qubti MA, Haque UJ: Recurrent Kawasaki disease with strawberry tongue and skin desquamation in a young adult. J Clin Rheumatol 18(2): 96-8, March 2012.

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