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Christopher Brown, MD, PhD

Instructor A of Neurology
Instructor in Neurology, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

Contact information
B.A. (Biology-Neuroscience)
Washington University in St. Louis, 2011.
Ph.D. (Anatomy and Neurobiology)
University of Kentucky, 2017.
University of Kentucky, 2019.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2019-2020.
Resident in Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2020-2023.
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Selected Publications

Taghvaei M, Cook P, Sadaghiani S, Shakibajahromi B, Tackett W, Dolui S, De D, Brown C, Khandelwal P, Yushkevich P, Das S, Wolk DA, Detre JA.: Young versus older subject diffusion magnetic resonance imaging data for virtual white matter lesion tractography. Hum Brain Mapp 2023.

Bauer CE, Brown CA, Gold BT; Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative.: Education does not protect cognitive function from brain pathology in the ADNI 2 cohort. Neurobiol Aging 2020.

Brown CA, Schmitt FA, Smith CD, Gold BT.: Distinct patterns of default mode and executive control network circuitry contribute to present and future executive function in older adults. Neuroimage 195: 320-332, Jul 2019.

Brown CA, Jiang Y, Smith CD, Gold BT.: Age and Alzheimer's pathology disrupt default mode network functioning via alterations in white matter microstructure but not hyperintensities. Cortex 2018.

Al-Janabi OM, Brown CA, Bahrani AA, Abner EL, Barber JM, Gold BT, Goldstein LB, Murphy RR, Nelson PT, Johnson NF, Shaw LM, Smith CD, Trojanowski JQ, Wilcock DM, Jicha GA.: Distinct White Matter Changes Associated with Cerebrospinal Fluid Amyloid-β1-42 and Hypertension. J Alzheimers Dis 2018.

Gold BT, Brown CA, Hakun JG, Shaw LM, Trojanowski JQ, Smith CD.: Clinically silent Alzheimer's and vascular pathologies influence brain networks supporting executive function in healthy older adults. Neurobiol Aging 2017.

Brown CA, Johnson NF, Anderson-Mooney AJ, Jicha GA, Shaw LM, Trojanowski JQ, Van Eldik LJ, Schmitt FA, Smith CD, Gold BT.: Development, validation and application of a new fornix template for studies of aging and preclinical Alzheimer's disease. Neuroimage Clin 13: 106-115, Nov 2016.

Brown CA, Hakun JG, Zhu Z, Johnson NF, Gold BT.: White matter microstructure contributes to age-related declines in task-induced deactivation of the default mode network. Front Aging Neurosci 7: 194, Oct 2015.

Hakun JG, Zhu Z, Brown CA, Johnson NF, Gold BT.: Longitudinal alterations to brain function, structure, and cognitive performance in healthy older adults: A fMRI-DTI study. Neuropsychologia 2015.

Tian L, Karimi M, Brown CA, Loftin SK, Perlmutter JS.: In vivo measures of nigrostriatal neuronal response to unilateral MPTP treatment. Brain Res 1571: 49-60, Jul 2014.

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