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Laura Joan Balcer, M.D., M.S.C.E.

Adjunct Professor of Neurology
Department: Neurology

Contact information
NYU Langone Medical Center
240 E. 38th Street, 20th Floor ACC
New York, NY 10016
Office: 646-501-7681
Fax: 212-263-7721
Dulaney High School, 1983.
B.S. (Biology)
College of William and Mary, 1987.
M.D. (Medicine)
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1991.
M.S.C.E. (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2000.
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Selected Publications

Ventura RE, Galetta SL, Balcer LJ: The neuro-ophthalmology of head trauma. Lancet Neurol 13: 1006-1013, 2014.

Balcer LJ, Galetta SL: OCT and NMO: are there methods to our madness? J Neuro-Ophthalmol 33: 209-12, 2013.

Fisher M.J., Loguidice M., Gutman D.H., Listernick R., Ferner R.E., Ullrich N.J., Packer R.J., Tabori U., Hoffman R.O., Ardern-Holmes S.L., Hummel T.R., Hargrave D.R., Bouffet E., Charrow J., Bilaniuk L.T., Balcer L.J., Liu G.T. : Visual outcomes in children with neurofibromatosis type 1 - associated optic pathway glioma following chemotherapy: a multicenter retrospective analysis. Neuro-Oncology 14: 790-797, 2012.

Balcer L.J., Galetta S.L., Polman C.H., Eggenberger E., Calabresi P.A., Zhang A., Scanlon J.V., Hyde R. : Low-contrast acuity measures visual improvement in phase 3 trial of natalizumab in relapsing MS. Journal of the Neurological Sciences 318: 119-124, 2012.

Moss H.E., McCluskey L., Elman L., Hoskins K., Talman L., Grossman M., Balcer L.J., Galetta S.L., Liu G.T. : Cross-sectional evaluation of clinical neuro-ophthalmic abnormalities in an amyotrophic lateral sclerosis population. Journal of the Neurological Sciences 314: 97-101, 2012.

Walter S.D., Ishikawa H., Galetta K.M., Sakai R.E., Feller D.J., Wilson J.A., Maguire M.G., Galetta S.L., Frohman E.M., Calabresi P.A., Schuman J.S., Balcer L.J.: Ganglion cell loss in relation to visual disability in multiple sclerosis. Ophthalmology 119: 1250-1257, 2012.

Galetta K.M., Graves J., Talman L.S., Lile D.J., Frohman E.M., Calabresi P.A., Galetta S.L., Balcer L.J.: Visual pathway axonal loss in benign multiple sclerosis: a longitudinal study. Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology 32: 116-123, 2012.

Davies E.C., Henderson S., Balcer L.J., Galetta S.L.: The King-Devick test and sleep deprivation: study in pre- and post-call neurology residents. Neurology 78: e103-106, 2012.

Ontaneda D, LaRocca N, Coetzee T, Rudick R: NMSS MSFC Task Force. Revisiting the multiple sclerosis functional composite: proceedings from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society(NMSS) Task Force on Clinical Disability Measures. Mult Scler 18: 1074-80, 2012.

Levin M.H., Ney J.J., Venneti S., Moster M.L., Balcer L.J., Volpe N.J., Gausas R.E., Liu G.T., Vagefi M.R., Galetta S.L.: Optic nerve biopsy in the management of progressive optic neuropathy. Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology 2012.

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