Molly Bates, MD Publications and Presentations

Bates, M., Chisholm, J., Miller, E., Avasarala, J., & Guduru, Z. (2020). Anti-mog and Anti-AQP4 positive neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder in a patient with myasthenia gravis. Multiple  Sclerosis and Related Disorders, 44, 102205. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msard.2020.102205

 

Can’t Breathe, Can’t See, Can’t Think: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease May Increase the Risk of Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome, Poster Presentation February, 2020
Poster presentation at International Stroke Conference 2020

Virtual Reality: More than Just a Game, Grand Rounds, March 2022 
Co- presented grand rounds with Dr. Amanda Glueck

Cultural and Religious Competency, Department level presentation May 2022
Presented to UKCOM Neurology Department as part of a diversity and inclusion series  

Lauren G. Bojarski, DO, MS Publications and Presentations

American Academy of Neurology Annual Conference
Annual SIGN Meeting at the Annual Conference, International 05/2019: “Getting your head around it: Tips and tricks to planning an inter-regional event”

 (Expected) 04/2024: Well-being- Burning Bright without Burning Out American Academy of Neurology

Department Chair Subcommittee National Webinar “Finding Joy: Creating Culture and Developing Systems in the Workplace that Support Joy” 01/2024: with co-panelists Dr. Gordon Smith, Dr. Thabele Leslie-Mazwi, Dr. Jennifer Bickel, Dr. Brian Berman University of Kentucky Healthcare

Interesting Case Conference 02/2021: CLIPPERS

Child Neurology Grand Rounds regional conference 9/2021: Sturge Weber- Stain on the Brain

General Neurology Grand Rounds regional conference with Dr. Gregory Jicha 11/2021: Aducanumab- The controversial new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

Interesting Case Conference 11/2021: Acquired hepatocerebral degeneration

RITE review 11/2021: Contemporary Issues and Psychiatry

Journal Club 02/2022: Rogers SL, Farlow MR, Doody RS, Mohs R, Friedhoff LT. A 24-week,
double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of donepezil in patients with Alzheimer's disease.
Donepezil Study Group. Neurology. 1998 Jan;50(1):136-45. doi: 10.1212/wnl.50.1.136. PMID:
9443470.

General Neurology Grand Rounds regional conference with Dr. Jessica Mcfarlin 03/2022: It helps
and it hurts, discussing prognosis with patients and families

General Neurology Grand Rounds regional conference with Dr. Richard King 04/2022: Using FDG
Positron Emission Tomography in diagnosing neurocognitive disorders

Morbidity and Mortality conference 04/2022, 11/2022, 08/2023

Child Neurology Grand Rounds regional conference 10/2022: Pediatric Ischemic Strokes

Interesting Case Conference 10/2022: Pseudoathetosis

RITE review 10/2022: Myelopathies

Interesting Case Conference 03/2023: Contralateral Homonymous Defect of Macular Vision

UKY Dept of Neurology Noon Conference 04/2023: Dementia- A review Bojarski, 6

Journal Club 05/2023: Shaban A, et al. "Mechanical thrombectomy for large vessel occlusion strokes beyond 24 hours". J NeuroIntervent Surg 2023;0:1–6. doi:10.1136/jnis-2022-019372

Psychiatry Education 05/2023: Dementia- A review

UKY Dept of Neurology Noon Conference 07/2023: Stroke alerts and common stroke consults

General Neurology Grand Rounds regional conference with Dr. Jordan Harp 08/2023: Post Stroke Cognitive Impairment and Dementia

General Neurology Grand Rounds regional conference 08/2023: Wellness-The Light and Dark Side

Department of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds 11/2023: Well-being- Burning Bright Without Burning Out

Student Interest Group for Neurology at University of Kentucky College of Medicine 11/2023: “The Road Less Traveled”

 

 

Bojarski L, Mahuwala Z, Khan G, Mirza F, Turpin H, Ward-Mitchell R, Bensalem-Owen M. “How
reliable is Head Bobbing in Seizure Classification?”. ACNS 2023 Annual Meeting. Journal of
Clinical Neurophysiology 40(6):p e50-e90, September 2023. | DOI:
10.1097/WNP.0000000000001027

Shweta S. Kamat Mashni, MD Publications and Presentations

American Academy of Neurology, 2024
Gowda, S., Kamat Mashni, S., Thandampallayam, A., A Case of Monocular Painless Vision Loss. Abstract pending review for presentation at American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting: 2024 April 13-18; Denver, CO.

American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, 2024
Wilkerson, P., Kamat Mashni, S., Khan, G., Haghighat, Z., Bensalem-Owen, M. Machine vs EEG: A Tale of an Unusual Artifact. Abstract pending review for presentation at American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Annual Meeting: 2024 Feb 28- March 3; Orlando FL.

Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease, 2020
Kamat Mashni, S., O’Neal, C.R., Abner, E., Lee, J., Fraser, J.F. Time Interval for Direct Versus Transfer Cases of Thrombectomy for Stroke in a Primarily Rural System of Care. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases 2020; 6 (Jun): 29

 

American Epilepsy Society, 2023
Wilkerson, P., Kamat Mashni, S., Khan, G., Haghighat, Z., Bensalem-Owen, M. Machine vs EEG: A Tale of an Unusual Artifact. Abstract accepted for Poster Presentation at American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting: 2023 Dec 1-5; Orlando FL.

Stroke Care Network Summit, 2023
Wilkerson, P., Frank, M., Kamat Mashni, S., O’Connor, K., Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy-Related Inflammation Mimics Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome: A Case Report. Poster Presentation at Stoke Care Network Annual Summit: 2023 Sept 28-29; Lexington, KY.

Child Neurology Grand Rounds, 2023
Coskun, E., Kamat Mashni, S. Rare Meningitis. Case Presentation and Discussion; 2023 April 12; Virtual Presentation

Trainee Research Day, 2023
Kamat Mashni, S. Preconceived notions of AI Technology by Stroke Coordinators: A Survey in a Rural Healthcare Region; Platform Presentation; 2023 March 24; 2023 Neurology Trainee Research Day, Lexington, KY.

Neurology Grand Rounds, 2022
Fraser, J., Kamat Mashni, S. There’s an App for That: Using Mobile Technology to Build Stroke Care Networks. Case Presentation; 2022 October 4; Virtual Presentation

American Epilepsy Society, 2020
Youssefi, J., Chisolm, J., Mashni, S., McLouth, C., Amirza, F., Bensalem-Owen, M., Mathias, S. Comparison of Surgical Outcomes in Elderly Versus Younger Patients. Poster Presentation at American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting: 2020 Dec 4-8; Virtual Meeting.

Neurology Grand Rounds, 2020
Mathias, S., Chisolm, J., Kamat Mashni, S. Management, Prognosis and Outcomes of Refractory Status Epilepticus. Case presentation; 2020 Jul 26; Virtual Presentation

Neuroscience Clinical-Transitional Research Symposium, 2018
Kamat, S., Abner, E., Kuhn, A., Fraser, J. Evaluation of Geographic Factors for Rural Patients Needing Access to Mechanical Thrombectomy at a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Poster presented at 3rd Annual KNI Clinical-Translational Research Symposium; 2018 Oct 5; Lexington, KY

Trevor T Logan, MD, PhD Publications and Presentations

   Czakó C, Kovács T, Ungvari Z, Csiszar A, Yabluchanskiy A, Conley S, Csipo T, Lipecz A, Horváth H, Sándor GL, István L, Logan T, Nagy ZZ, & Kovács I. Retinal biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease and vascular cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID): implication for early diagnosis and prognosis. Geroscience. 2020 Dec;42(6):1499-1525. PMID: 33011937;

   Logan, T., Rusnak, M., & Symes, A.. Runx1 promotes proliferation and neuronal differentiation in adult mouse neurosphere cultures. Stem Cell Research. 2015, Nov; 15(3): 554-564. PMID: 26473321. 

   Logan, T., Villapol, S., & Symes, A.. TGF-beta Superfamily Gene Expression and Induction of the Runx1 Transcription Factor in Adult Neurogenic Regions after Brain Injury. PLoS One. 2013, Mar; 8(3): e59250. PMID: 23555640. 

   Villapol, S., Logan, T., & Symes, A.. Role of TGF-beta Signaling in Neurogenic Regions After Brain Injury. In S. Wislet-Gendebien (Ed.), Trends in Cell Signaling Pathways in Neuronal Fate Decision (pp. 3-36). 2013, London: IntechOpen.

    Villapol, S., Yaszemski, A., Logan, T., Sanchez-Lemus, E., Saavedra, J., & Symes, A.. Candesartan, an angiotensin II AT1-receptor blocker and PPAR-gamma agonist, reduces lesion volume and improves motor and memory function after traumatic brain injury in mice. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2012, Dec; 37(13): 2817-2829.PMID: 22892395. 


    Kumaraswamy, V. & Logan, T.. Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy. American Association of Neurology Virtual Resident Education Lecture Series. Oct 2023. Virtual lecture given via zoom through the AAN. 

   Logan, T., Rusnak, M., & Symes, A.. Runx1 Promotes proliferation and neuronal differentiation of adult mouse neurosphere cultures. Invited oral presentation given at: Batsheva de Rothschild Seminar on The RUNX Transcription Factors in Development and Disease. Oct 2015. Rehovot, ISR. 

 

National and International Poster Presentations:
    Logan, T. HIndi, M., Bensalem-Owen, M., & Mathias, S. Dacrystic Seizures Evaluated with Stereoelectroencephalography and Treated with Responsive Neursotimulation. Pending review, submitted for a poster presentation at ACNS conference, pending review. Feb 2024.


    Logan, T., Vasireddy, R., Guduru, A., & Kumaraswamy, V.,. Ultrasonographic and Electrodiagnostic Evaluation of Focal Myokymia with Demyelinating Ulnar Neuropathy. American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine annual meeting. Pheonix, AZ, USA. Nov 2023.

   Logan, T., Czako, C., Istvan, L., Ecsedy, M., Recsan, Z., Sandor, G., Benyo, F., Horvath, H., Papp, A., Resch, M., Borbandy, A., Nagy, Z., & Kovacs, I.. The Effect of Signal Intensity on Reliability of OCT Angiography Measurements in Patients with Diabetes. Poster presented at: Hungarian Medical Association of America Summer Conference; Balatonfüred, Hungary. Aug 2019.

    Logan, T., & Symes, A.. Runx1 is expressed in the adult neurogenic regions after brain injury and induces neuronal differentiation of cultured adult neural stem cells. Poster presented at: National Neurotrauma Society Annual Meeting & Symposium; Nashville, TN, USA. Aug 2013.

    Logan, T., Villapol, S., & Symes, A.. TBI alters TGF-beta superfamily signaling in the neurogenic niche and induces Runx1 expression in neural stem cells. Poster presented at: Society for Neuroscience annual meeting; New Orleans, LA, USA. Oct 2012.

    Villapol, S., Logan T., Yaszemski, A., Affram, K., Susarla, B., Saavedra, J., & Symes, A.. Treatment with Candesartan, the angiotensin II type I receptor antagonist, after traumatic brain injury is neuroprotective in mice. Poster presented at: Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting; New Orleans, LA, USA. Oct 2012.

   Campbell, M., Logan, T., & Symes, A.. TGF-beta and BMP-2 play differential roles in fibrotic scar formation. Post er presented at: Society for Neuroscience annual meeting; Washington, DC, USA. Nov 2011.

    Logan, T., Yu, P., Geller, H., Mungunsukh, O., Day, R., & Symes, A.. Potential of C-Met agonists to attenuate deposition of the glial scar. Poster presented at: Society for Neuroscience annual meeting; San Diego, CA, USA. Nov 2010.

    Logan, T., Qashu, F., Pidolichko, V., Bannon, D., Williams, F., Aroniadou-Anderjaska, V., & Braga, M.. The effects of RDX on neuronal signaling in the basolateral amygdala and on the in vivo electrographic profile of a rodent. Poster presented at: Society for Neuroscience annual meeting; Chicago, IL, USA. Oct 2009.

    Brady, M., Bailey, M., Calhoon, G., Logan, T., McGill, J., Ruiz, C., & Saul, R.. Impaired executive function and learning set formation in the neonatal ventral hippocampal lesion model of schizophrenia. Poster presented at: Society for Neuroscience annual meeting; San Diego, CA, USA. Nov 2007.


Local and State Poster presentations:
    Logan, T., Sun, Y., Kasarskis, E., & Kumaraswamy, V.. Clinical characteristics of patients with bulbar onset ALS at an academic medical center. UKMC Trainee Research Day. Lexington, KY. USA. Mar 2023.

    Logan, T., Villapol, S., & Symes, A.. TGF-beta superfamily gene expression and induction of the Runx1 transcription factor in adult neurogenic regions after brain injury. Poster presented at: National Capital Area Research Symposium at the National Institutes of Health; Bethesda, MD, USA. Mar 2013.

    Logan, T., Villapol, S., & Symes, A.. TBI alters TGF-beta superfamily signaling in the neurogenic niche and induces Runx1 expression in neural stem cells. Poster presented at: Uniformed Services University Research Days; Bethesda, MD, USA. May 2012

   Villapol, S., Logan, T., Yaszemski, A., Affram, K., Susarla, B., Saavedra, J., & Symes, A.. Treatment with Candesartan, the angiotensin II type I receptor antagonist, after traumatic brain injury is neuroprotective in mice. Poster presented at: National Capital Area TBI Symposium; Bethesda, MD, USA. Mar 2012.

   Logan, T., Saul, R., Malayandi, L., & Szymkowiak, E.. Structural degeneration of HT-22 cells exposed to zinc or pyrithione observed with a scanning electron microscope. Poster presented at: St. Mary’s College of Maryland Natural Research Symposium; St. Mary's City, MD, USA. Dec 2006.


Grand Rounds presentations
    Neurophysiology of Near-Death. Nelson, K. & Logan T. Feb 2023. 

    Nonneurologic, Noncardiac Perioperative Stroke. Nov 2022. Goldstein L. & Logan, T. Nov. 2022

    A Brief Review of Childhood Epilepsy Syndromes. Vasireddy, R & Logan, T. Aug 2022. 


Other University of Kentucky presentations 
    RITE Review Session; Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System. Oct 2023.

    Interesting Case Conference – An 85 year-old female with right facial swelling, pain, and right eye blindness. July 2023. 

    RITE Review Session; Neuroimaging. Jan 2023

    Incoming PGY1 orientation - Wellness, Diversity and inclusion, and the Virtual Resident Handbook. June 2023.

   Incoming PGY2 orientation - Wellness, Diversity and inclusion, and the Virtual Resident Handbook. June 2023.

    Interesting Case Conference – A Young Female Presenting with Recurrent Headaches and Multiple Cranial Nerve Palsies. July 2022.

    Mortality and Morbidity Conference. July 2022.

   Journal Club – Thrombolysis Guided by Perfusion Imaging up to  9 Hours after Onset of Stroke – The EXTEND Trial. Aug 2022. 

Saniya Pervin, MBBS Publications and Presentations

   Pervin S, Jicha GA, Bensalem-Owen M, Mathias SV. Incident epilepsy in the cognitively normal geriatric population, irrespective of seizure control, impairs quality of life. Epilepsy Behav. 2022 Jan;126:108457.

    Pervin S, Mathias S. Landau-Kleffner Syndrome. Neurology E-pearls. February 2021.

    Pai, A. Pervin, S. Unusual paraneoplastic SIADH with gastric cancer. International Journal of
Research in Medical Sciences. 2019, Aug; 7(8): 3192-4.


    Thandampallayam M, Pervin S, Mahuwala Z. A Case Report On Anti- MAG Peripheral Neuropathy. American Neurological Association Annual Meeting, 2022, Chicago, IL

    Pervin S, Mahuwala Z. A Case Report of Muscle Specific Kinase and LRP-4 positive Myasthenia Gravis. American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, September 2022.

    Pervin S, Clay J, El Khouli R, Mathias SV. Ictal Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography
(SPECT) In Patients with Focal Aware Seizure without Ictal Electroencephalographic Changes: A Single Center Experience. Accepted to American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, 2022, Nashville, TN.

    Ionel D, Pervin S, Wallace A, Bensalem-Owen M, Kapoor S, Van Horne C, Mirza F, Mathias SV. Retrospective Analysis of Safety, Efficacy and Surgical Outcomes of Responsive Neurostimulation (RNS) at the University of Kentucky: A Single Center Experience. Accepted to American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, 2022, Nashville, TN.

    Pervin S. Youssefi J, Mathias SV. Vagal Nerve Stimulator Induced Artifact on Electroencephalogram. International Conference of Clinical Neurophysiology, September 2022, Geneva, Switzerland.

    Pervin S, Yardi R, Bensalem M, Mathias S. Assessment of Adherence to Telehealth versus In- person Epilepsy Clinic Visits in the Pre- and During COVID-19 Era. American Academy of Neurology Virtual Annual Meeting, April 2022.

    Pervin S, Yardi, R, Mathias S. Outcomes of Adherence to Telehealth versus In-person Clinic Visits: A Single Center Experience. American Epilepsy Society, Chicago, IL, November 2021.

    Pervin S, Okonokhua L, Harp J, Lee, J. Different neurological manifestations in brothers with Hypermobile Ehler-Danlos syndrome. American Neurological Association meeting 2021.

09/09/2022  Continuum Neurology Review 

07/19/2022  Journal Club: Association Between Retinal Layer Thickness and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults 

06/29/2022  Neurologic Emergency Simulation Lab Experience 

05/20/2022  Refractory Epilepsy Conference presentation: A Case of Focal Epilepsy for Temporal Lobectomy versus stereo EEG   

04/28/2022  Interesting Case Conference: A case of Thalamic Aphasia 

04/21/2022  Refractory Epilepsy Conference presentation: A Case of Focal Epilepsy 

03/24/2022  Stroke Peer Review Conference: A Case of Spontaneous Intracranial Dissection 

04/14/2022  Journal Club: SANAD I study: The SANAD study of effectiveness of valproate lamotrigine, or topiramate for generalized and unclassifiable epilepsy: an unblinded randomized controlled trial 

02/01/2022  Neurology Grand Rounds: Primary CNS vasculitis and Stroke 

01/24/2022  Morbidity and Mortality Conference 

12/07/2021  RITE Review: Epilepsy and Sleep 

11/19/2021  Neurology Grand Rounds: Epilepsy in Women of Childbearing Age

10/28/2021  Interesting Case Conference: A Case of Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome

10/14/2021  Clinical Lab Formulary Committee presentation: Determination of Lacosamide level in serum 

08/26/2021  Interesting Case Conference: A Case of Tolosa-Hunt syndrome

06/21/2021  Neurology Resident Orientation Lecture 

Yasodara Priyadharsini Senthamarai Siddharthan, MBBS Publications and Presentations

Role of Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring in Internal Carotid Artery
Injury During Endoscopic Endonasal Skull Base Surgery. Senthamarai
Siddharthan YP, Bata A, Anetakis K, Crammond DJ, Balzer JR, Snyderman C,
Gardner P, Thirumala PD. World Neurosurg. 2021 Apr;148:e43-e57. doi:
10.1016/j.wneu.2020.11.154. Epub 2020 Dec 7. PMID: 33301995.

 Migraine, Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome, and other Gastrointestinal disorders’. Elliot
S. Yu, Yasodara Priyadharsini S.S., Thangam Venkatesan. Curr Treat Options
Gastroenterol. 2018 Dec;16(4):511-527. doi: 10.1007/s11938-018-0202-2.
Review. PMID: 30361855.

 Severe Cytomegalovirus encephalomyelo-polyradiculitis in the
immunocompetent: an unusual case of critical illness. Khawla Abusamra,
Ashwini Kini, Yasodara Priyadharsini SS, Zain Guduru. touchREVIEWS in
Neurology. 07/20/2022; 18 (2).

 Role of chronic cannabis use: Cyclic vomiting syndrome vs cannabinoid
hyperemesis syndrome. Venkatesan T et al. Neurogastroenterol Motil. PMID:
31241817', published as a part of the Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS)
Guidelines in collaboration with the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility
Society (ANMS) and the CVS Association (CVSA). Acknowledgements: ‘We
would like to gratefully acknowledge Yasodara Priyadharsini S.S. for her
assistance with data collection and analysis’.


Regional Presentations:
 06/22/2021: Neurology Grand rounds – ‘Conference Report out on the AAN
Annual meeting 2021’

 05/10/2022: Neurology Grand rounds with Dr. Jessica Lee – ‘To Infinity and
Beyond! Using Technology to Improve Quality in Stroke’

 09/27/2022: Neurology Grand rounds with Dr. Keith R Pennypacker –
‘Prognostic Biomarker and Therapeutic Target Discovery through
Analysis of Proteomic Expression during Large Vessel Occlusion’


Local Presentations (University of Kentucky):

 10/30/2020: Unit level SWARM presentation

 12/03/2021: RITE review on ‘Epilepsy & Sleep’

 01/13/2022: Journal Club on ‘Comparison of IVIG and PLEX in patients with
myasthenia gravis.

 03/09/2022: Diversity and Inclusion meeting on ‘The gender pay gap in
Medicine.

 03/11/2022: Trainee Research Day posters on,
- ‘Role of Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring in Internal
Carotid Artery Injury during Endoscopic Endonasal Skull Base
Surgery’
- ‘Viz Connect Pilot Project.

 05/16/2022: Morbidity and mortality conference

 08/16/2022: Journal Club on ‘Thrombolysis Guided by Perfusion Imaging up to
nine hours after onset of stroke.

 09/09/2022: Continuum Review - Preventive migraine treatment and other
primary headache disorders

 1/27/2023: RITE review on Vascular Neurology & Neurocritical care

Rani Priyanka Vasireddy, MBBS Publications and Presentations

Yuyao Sun, Vasireddy R A Case Report of Anterior Dural Tear Mimicking ALS. Published in Muscle and nerve 10/02/2023 as part of Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Northeast ALS Consortium Vasireddy R, chorea-acanthocytosis AAN- E-pearls, resident and fellows’ section. published on  08/02/2023

Vasireddy R. Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Syndrome. AAN- E-pearls, resident and fellows’ section. Available at: https://blogs.neurology.org/epearls/vogt-koyanagi- harada-syndrome/. Published 07/06/2021.

 Vasireddy R, Sokola B, Guduru Z. New generation VMAT2 inhibitors induced parkinsonism. Clinical Parkinsonism & Related Disorders Volume 3, 2020, 100078. 11/07/2020; Volume 3 (100078): 1-2. Vasireddy R, Guduru. Parkinsonism secondary to use of valbenazine and reversal with the addition of levodopa: A Case Report. Presented at AAN- Annual meeting 2020; Canada. 04/27/2020.Published 04/14/2020 (15 supplement).

Vasireddy R, Guduru Z, Khan Q. Infant presenting with Autoimmune NMDA Positive encephalitis secondary to Herpes Simplex Encephalitis: A Case Report. Presented at AAN- Annual meeting 2020; Canada. 04/26/2020. Published 04/14/2020 (15 supplement). 

 

Vasireddy R, Logan T, Guduru Z, Kumaraswamy V, Ultrasonographic and Electrodiagnostic Evaluation of Focal Myokymia due to Demyelinating Ulnar Neuropathy. AANEM Annual Meeting 2023, Phoenix AZ Vasireddy R, Lee J. “Work Smarter Not Harder” Improving overall efficiency on stroke service through Epic Handoff Tool, Presented at ANA, Philadelphia, September 2023

Vasireddy R, Thandampallayam M, Sudhakar. P, Guduru Z. Ataxia, deafness, aphonia associated with ANNA-1/ /"anti-Hu" and LUZP4 antibodies. Presented at MDS International Congress 2023, Copenhagen, Germany, August 2023.

Vasireddy R, Bensalem-Owen M, Guduru Z. Progressive myoclonic epilepsy ataxia syndrome associated with NUS1 gene mutation. Presented at MDS International Congress 2023, Copenhagen, Germany, August 2023.

Vasireddy R, Ali T, ZarateY, Guduru Z. A rare case of PDE10A associated dystonia with bilateral striatal lesions. Presented at MDS International Congress 2023, Copenhagen, Germany, August 2023. Vasireddy R, Khan Q, Guduru Z. A Case series with comparative analysis of children and young adults with Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis. Presented at American Academy of Neurology Annual meeting 2023, Boston, MA 

Siddarthan Y, Vasireddy R, Kumaraswamy V. From WEMINO to WEBINO with unilateral LMN facial palsy. Presented at American Academy of Neurology Annual meeting 2023, Boston, MA 

Vasireddy R, Bensalem-Owen M, Stivers B, McGrath D, Mahuwala Z. COVID-19 Vaccination Status and Vaccine Tolerance in Patients with Epilepsy in the State of Kentucky. American Epilepsy society, Nashville, TN, (December 2022).

Vasireddy R, Khan Q, Guduru Z. A Case Series of children with Choreo-athetoid movements diagnosed with Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis. American Neurological society annual meeting, Chicago, IL (October 2022).

Vasireddy R, Khan Q, Guduru Z. A Case Series of children with Choreo-athetoid movements diagnosed with Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis. MDS International Congress 2022, Madrid, Spain. (September 2022)

Vasireddy R, Thandampallayam M, Guduru Z. A Case series of Hemichorea Hemiballismus Associated with Non- Ketotic Hyperglycemia and unique Imaging findings. MDS International Congress 2022, Madrid, Spain (September 2022)

Vasireddy R, Bensalem-Owen M, Stivers B, McGrath D, Mahuwala Z. COVID-19 Vaccination Status and Vaccine Tolerance in Patients with Epilepsy in the State of Kentucky. American Academy of Neurology, Virtual Annual Meeting, (April 2022)

Vasireddy R, Guduru Z. Parkinsonism secondary to use of valbenazine and reversal with the addition of levodopa: A Case Report. American Academy of Neurology Annual meeting 2020, Canada. (April 2020) 

Vasireddy R, Khan Q, Guduru Z. Infant presenting with Autoimmune NMDA Positive encephalitis secondary to Herpes Simplex Encephalitis: A Case Report. American Academy of Neurology Annual meeting 2020, Canada. (April 2020)

Michael Andrew Witt, MD Publications and Presentations

Adult-Onset Progressive Sporadic Ataxias: A “Step-By-Step” Guide
University of Kentucky Department of Neurology
Grand Rounds Presentation – December 5, 2023
Tarek Ali, MD, MS and M. Andrew Witt, MD

“From WEMINO to WEBINO With Unilateral LMN Facial Palsy”
Yasodara Priyadharsi Senthamarai Siddharthan, Michael Andrew Witt, Tonse Ashwini Kini, Rani Priyanka Vasireddy, Vishakhadatta Mathur Kumaraswamy Poster Presentation at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting 2023

“Safety of Surgery for Zenker Diverticula from a National Insurance Database” 
Michael Andrew Witt, Michael B. Mullen, Arnold J. Stromberg, Mark A. Fritz 
Poster Presentation at the American Bronchoesophagealogical Association 2020, as part of the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings

“National Database Outcomes of Esophageal Dilations” 
Michael B. Mullen, Michael Andrew Witt, Arnold J. Stromberg, Mark A. Fritz 
    Published in the Laryngoscope Dec 11, 2020. DOI: 10.1002/lary.29322 
Presented at the American Bronchoesophagealogial Association meeting at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings 2020


“National Database Outcomes of Esophageal Dilations” 
Michael B. Mullen, Michael Andrew Witt, Arnold J. Stromberg, Mark A. Fritz
    Published in the Laryngoscope Dec 11, 2020. 
DOI: 10.1002/lary.29322

“Risk factors for developing subglottic and tracheal stenosis from the medical intensive care unit.”
Robin B. Pappal, Clayton Prakash Burruss, Michael Andrew Witt, Christopher Harryman, Syed Z. Ali, Matthew L. Bush, Mark A. Fritz
Published in Laryngoscope Investigative Otolaryngology April 20, 2023.             DOI: 10.1002/lio2.1051

“Healthcare disparities for the development of airway stenosis from the medical intensive care unit”
Clayton Prakash Burruss, Robin B. Pappal, Michael Andrew Witt, Christopher Harryman, Syed Z. Ali, Matthew L. Bush, Mark A. Fritz
Published in Laryngoscope Investigative Otolaryngology July 13, 2022
DOI: 10.1002/lio2.865

Zhu Zhu, MD, PhD Publications and Presentations

Zhu Z, Vanderschelden B, Lee SJ, Blackwill H, Shafie M, Soun JE, Chow D, Chang P, Stradling
D, Qian T, Yu W. Methamphetamine use increases the risk of cerebral small vessel disease in young
patients with acute ischemic stroke. Sci Rep. 2023 May 25;13(1):8494.

 Yu C, Zhu Z, Li S, Xu Y, Yan W, Kang X, Li Y, Dong Q, Tang W, Han X. Clinical and radiological
features of medullary infarction caused by spontaneous vertebral artery dissection. Stroke Vasc
Neurol. 2022 Jun;7(3):245-250

 Tran D, Zhu Z, Shafie M, Abcede H, Stradling D, Yu W. Three easily-implementable changes
reduce median door-to-needle time for intravenous thrombolysis by 23 minutes. BMC Neurol. 2019
Nov 26;19(1):300

 Zhu Z, Yu W. Update in the treatment of extracranial atherosclerotic disease for stroke prevention.
Stroke Vasc Neurol. 2019 Nov 7;5(1):65-70.
 

 Zhu Z, Osman S, Stradling D, Shafie M, Yu W. Clinical characteristics and outcomes of
methamphetamine-associated versus non-methamphetamine intracerebral hemorrhage. Sci Rep.
2020 Apr 14;10(1):6375.

 Zhu Z, Bower M, Stern-Nezer S, Atallah S, Stradling D, Groysman L, Dastur CK, Akbari Y, Yu
W. Early Initiation of Oral Antihypertensives Reduces Intensive Care Unit Stay and Hospital Cost
for Patients with Hypertensive Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care. 2020 Jun;32(3):707-
714.

 Osman S, Zhu Z, Farag M, Groysman L, Dastur C, Akbari Y, Stern-Nezer S, Stradling D, Yu W.
Intracerebral hemorrhage: who gets tested for methamphetamine use and why might it matter?
BMC Neurol. 2020 Oct 27;20(1):392

 Zhu Z, Tang W, Ge L, Han X, Dong Q. The value of plasma fibrillin-1 level in patients with
spontaneous cerebral artery dissection. Neurology. 2018;90:e732-e737.

 Zhu Z, Xu Y, Wang Y, Zhou Z, Han X, Liu A, et al. Chinese cervicocephalic artery dissection study
(CCADS): Rationale and protocol for a multicenter prospective cohort study. BMC neurology.
2018;18:6.

 Zhu Z, Han X, Dong Q. The Application Value of Vessel Wall Magnetic Resonance Imaging in
Intracranial Artery Dissection. Chin J Stroke. 2017; 6:507-511.


 Zhu Z, Han X. Advances in studies on the etiologies of cervicocephalic artery dissection. J Clin
Intern Med. 2017;8:512-514.

 Zhu Z, Han X, Fang K, Dong Y, Han X, Dong Q. Essen stroke risk score, cerebral cholinergic
pathways and cognitive performances in patients with cerebral small vessel disease. J Syst Integr
Neurosci. 2016;1:87-90.

 Zhu Z, Wang Y. Application of gabapentin in the treatment of neuropathic pain. Int J Cerebrovasc
Dis. 2015;11:859-862.
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 Zhu Z, Han X, Ge L, Tang W, Dong Q. Connective tissue disorders and cervical artery dissections:
Inherited or acquired connections? Neurol Sci. 2015;36:1949-1951.

 Zhu Z, Han X, Qian F, Shi W, Tang W, Dong Q. "Multiple system degeneration" in hereditary
hemorrhagic telangiectasia: The hepatic connection. Journal of the neurological sciences.
2014;346(1-2):339-340.

 Zhu Z, Ge L, Han X, Shen J, Tang W, Zhang X, et al. Diagnostic analysis of 80 patients with
spontaneous internal carotid artery and vertebral artery dissections. Chin J Neurol 2014;10:722-726.

 Zhu Z, Wang Y, Zhao C. Recent advance in induced pluripotent stem cells for treatment of
Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Chin J Neuromed. 2014;1: 90-92.

 Zhu Z, Wang Y. Advances in the diagnosis and treatment of tension-type headache. World Clinic
Drugs. 2013;7:389-393.

 Zhu Z, Wang Y. A case of insulinoma presenting as refractory epilepsy and peripheral nervous
system disorders. Chin J Neurol. 2013;8:569-570.

 Zhu Z, Wang Y. Myasthenia Gravis and cognitive disorders. J Clin Neurol. 2013;5:388-390.

 Han X, Lv T, Zhu Z, Han X, Dong Y, Li K, et al. Correlation between imaging of cholinergic
pathways impairment and cognition in cerebral small vessel disease. Chin Comput Med Imag.
2013;4:312-316.

 Han X, Han X, Zhu Z, Dong Y, Fang K. Role of risk factors of cerebral vascular diseases in
cholinergic pathways impairment. Neural Injury and Functional Reconstruction. 2013;4:282-284.

 Zhu Z, Wang Y. Review on therapies of refractory epilepsy. World Clinic Drugs. 2012;1:18-21.


“Medical management with or without interventional therapy for unruptured brain arteriovenous
malformations (ARUBA).” Journal club. Lexington, KY, June 20, 2023.

“Respiratory failure in patients with ischemic stroke secondary to large vessel occlusion”. Morbidity
and Mortality Meeting. Lexington, KY, May 4, 2023.

“To tPA or not to tPA, that is the question.” 2023 Trainee Research Day. Lexington, KY, March 16,
2023.

“Systematic review and meta-analysis of antiplatelet vs. anticoagulation for treatment of spontaneous
cervical artery dissection. ” 2022 Trainee Research Day. Lexington, KY, March 11, 2022.

“From the Outside Looking In:Deciphering the Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration in ALS.” Grand
Round with Dr. Edward Kasarskis. Lexington, KY, December 3, 2021

“Journal club: Eculizumab in Aquaporin-4–Positive Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder.”
Modulator: Dr. Larry Golstein. Lexington, KY, May 12, 2022.

“Characteristics of Methamphetamine-Related Intracerebral Hemorrhage and Factors Associated with
Outcomes.” International Stroke Conference 2019. Honolulu, HI, February 6-8, 2019.

“Expression of fibrillin-1 in the rats with carotid artery dissection.” The 20th National Conference of
Neurology. Suzhou, Jiangsu, September 7-10, 2017.

“My intimate contact with ACTION program.” The Australia China Training Initiative of Neurology
(ACTION) Summit Forum. Beijing, September 1, 2017.

“Multiple cerebral artery dissections and Sjogren’s syndrome: case report and literature review.” The
17th Congress of Chinese Cerebrovascular Disease. Xiamen, Fujian, April 6-8, 2017.

“Imaging diagnosis and management of cerebral artery dissection.” The 9th Oriental Carotid Artery and
Stroke Forum. Shanghai, March 11-13, 2017.

“Factors of progression in spontaneous vertebral and basilar artery dissection.” The 25th European
Stroke Conference. Venice, Italy, April 13-15, 2016.

“Novel oral anticoagulants in patients with cervical artery dissection.” The 19th Congress of Chinese
Cerebrovascular Disease. Hangzhou, Zhejiang, April 7-9, 2016.

“Essen stroke risk score, cerebral cholinergic pathways and cognitive performances in patients with
cerebral small vessel disease.” XXIII European Stroke Conference. Nice, France, May 6-9, 2014.

“Diagnostic strategies of spontaneous internal carotid artery and vertebral artery dissections.” The 16th
National Conference of Neurology. Nanjing, Jiangsu, October 10-13, 2013.