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James J Gugger, MD, PharmD

Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Penn Epilepsy Center
Department of Neurology
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
PharmD (Pharmacy)
Rutgers University, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, 2006.
MD (Medicine)
State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, College of Medicine, 2015.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Psychiatric Pharmacy, The Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital in Hartford, CT, 2006-2007.
Intern in Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 2015-2016.
Resident in Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, 2016-2019.
Fellow in Epilepsy, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2019-2020.
Certifications
Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2019.
Epilepsy, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2020.
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Selected Publications

Sinha N, Gugger JJ.: Towards a Patient-Specific Readout of Neurodegeneration: The Case for Spatial Normative Modeling in Alzheimer Disease. Neurology May 2023.

Panahi S, Kennedy E, Roghani A, VegaYon G, VanCott A, Gugger JJ, Raquel Lopez M, Jo Pugh M.: Veteran perspectives of epilepsy care: Impact of Veteran satisfaction, knowledge, and proactivity. Epilepsy & Behavior May 2023.

Gugger JJ, Sinha N, Huang Y, Walter AE, Lynch C, Kalyani P, Smyk N, Sandsmark D, Diaz-Arrastia R, Davis KA.: Structural brain network deviations predict recovery after traumatic brain injury. Neuroimage Clin 38: 103392, Mar 2023.

Ghosn NJ, Xie K, Pattnaik AR, Gugger JJ, Ellis CA, Sweeney E, Fox E, Bernabei JM, Johnson J, Boccanfuso J, Litt B, Conrad EC.: A pharmacokinetic model of antiseizure medication load to guide care in the epilepsy monitoring unit. Epilepsia Feb 2023.

Gugger JJ, Walter AE, Parker D, Sinha N, Morrison J, Ware J, Schneider ALC, Petrov D, Sandsmark DK, Verma R, Diaz-Arrastia R: Longitudinal Abnormalities in White Matter Extracellular Free Water Volume Fraction and Neuropsychological Functioning in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury. J Neurotrauma Jan 2023.

Sloka S. Iyengar, Laura S. Lubbers, Lauren Harte-Hargrove, CURE Epilepsy Post-Traumatic Initiative Advisors, and Investigators: A team science approach for the preclinical and clinical characterization and biomarker development for posttraumatic epilepsy (PTE). Epilepsia Open 2023.

Lucas A, Mouchtaris S, Cornblath EJ, Sinha N, Caciagli L, Hadar P, Gugger JJ, Das S, Stein JM, Davis KA.: Subcortical Functional Connectivity Gradients in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. Human Brain Mapping 2023.

N/A: Returning to the Stage | Hannah's Story. https://www.pennmedicine.org/for-patients-and-visitors/find-a-program-or-service/neurology/seizures-and-epilepsy/patient-stories/hannah-story 2023.

Brennan DJ, Duda J, Ware JB, Whyte J, Choi JY, Gugger J, Focht K, Walter AE, Bushnik T, Gee JC, Diaz-Arrastia R, Kim JJ: Spatiotemporal profile of atrophy in the first year following moderate-severe traumatic brain injury. Human Brain Mapping 2023.

Conrad EC, Shinohara RT, Gugger JJ, Revell AY, Das S, Stein JM, Marsh ED, Davis KA, Litt B: Implanting intracranial electrodes does not affect spikes or network connectivity in nearby or connected brain regions. Network Neuroscience May 2022.

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Last updated: 09/11/2023
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