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Neurology / Adult

Lawrence N. Eisenman, MD, PhD

Current Position
Associate Professor, Neurology
Adult Epilepsy Center

Specialty Areas
Neurology - Adult

Additional Features with Dr. Eisenman:

Visit Dr. Eisenman's page on the Neurology website

Patients Seen At
Center for Advanced Medicine
Neuroscience Center
4921 Parkview Place, Suite C, 6th Floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
(314) 362-7845
Fax:   (314) 362-0296
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Neurology
660 S. Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8111
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Epilepsy and seizures, surgical evaluation and treatment of refractory epilepsy.

Board Certification
Neurology -- Certified
Epilepsy -- Certified
Clinical Neurophysiology -- Certified

Medical Education
Bachelor of Science: Biomedical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, 1988
Medical Degree: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, 1997
PhD: Physiology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, 1997
Residency: Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2001
Fellowship: Epilepsy and Neurophysiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2003
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Emnett CM, Eisenman LN, Taylor AM, Izumi Y, Zorumski CF, Mennerick S. Indistinguishable synaptic pharmacodynamics of the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor channel blockers memantine and ketamine. Mol Pharmacol. 2013 Dec;84(6):935-47.

Bandt SK, Werner N, Dines J, Rashid S, Eisenman LN, Hogan RE, Leuthardt EC, Dowling J. Trans-middle temporal gyrus selective amygdalohippocampectomy for medically intractable mesial temporal lobe epilepsy in adults: seizure response rates, complications, and neuropsychological outcomes. Epilepsy Behav. 2013 Jul;28(1):17-21.

Maccotta L, He BJ, Snyder AZ, Eisenman LN, Benzinger TL, Ances BM, Corbetta M, Hogan RE. Impaired and facilitated functional networks in temporal lobe epilepsy. Neuroimage Clin. 2013 Jun 25;2:862-72.

Breshears JD, Gaona CM, Roland JL, Sharma M, Bundy DT, Shimony JS, Rashid S, Eisenman LN, Hogan RE, Snyder AZ, Leuthardt EC. Mapping sensorimotor cortex with slow cortical potential resting-state networks while awake and under anesthesia. Neurosurgery. 2012 Aug;71(2):305-16; discussion 316.

Rojas P, Akrouh A, Eisenman LN, Mennerick S. Differential effects of axon initial segment and somatodendritic GABAA receptors on excitability measures in rat dentate granule neurons. J Neurophysiol. 2011 Jan;105(1):366-79.

Dribben WH, Eisenman LN, Mennerick S. Magnesium induces neuronal apoptosis by suppressing excitability. Cell Death Dis. 2010 Aug 12;1:e63.

Chisari M, Eisenman LN, Covey DF, Mennerick S, Zorumski CF. The sticky issue of neurosteroids and GABA(A) receptors. Trends Neurosci. 2010 Jul;33(7):299-306.

Kress GJ, Dowling MJ, Eisenman LN, Mennerick S. Axonal sodium channel distribution shapes the depolarized action potential threshold of dentate granule neurons. Hippocampus. 2010 Apr;20(4):558-71.

Mennerick S, Chisari M, Shu HJ, Taylor A, Vasek M, Eisenman LN, Zorumski CF. Diverse voltage-sensitive dyes modulate GABAA receptor function. J Neurosci. 2010 Feb 24;30(8):2871-9.

Shu HJ, Eisenman LN, Wang C, Bandyopadhyaya AK, Krishnan K, Taylor A, Benz AM, Manion B, Evers AS, Covey DF, Zorumski CF, Mennerick S. Photodynamic effects of steroid-conjugated fluorophores on GABAA receptors. Mol Pharmacol. 2009 Oct;76(4):754-65.

Chisari M, Eisenman LN, Krishnan K, Bandyopadhyaya AK, Wang C, Taylor A, Benz A, Covey DF, Zorumski CF, Mennerick S. The influence of neuroactive steroid lipophilicity on GABAA receptor modulation: evidence for a low-affinity interaction. J Neurophysiol. 2009 Aug;102(2):1254-64.

Eisenman LN, Shu HJ, Wang C, Aizenman E, Covey DF, Zorumski CF, Mennerick S. NMDA potentiation by visible light in the presence of a fluorescent neurosteroid analogue. J Physiol. 2009 Jun 15;587(Pt 12):2937-47.

Mennerick S, Lamberta M, Shu HJ, Hogins J, Wang C, Covey DF, Eisenman LN, Zorumski CF. Effects on membrane capacitance of steroids with antagonist properties at GABAA receptors. Biophys J. 2008 Jul;95(1):176-85.

Eisenman LN, Shu HJ, Akk G, Wang C, Manion BD, Kress GJ, Evers AS, Steinbach JH, Covey DF, Zorumski CF, Mennerick S. Anticonvulsant and anesthetic effects of a fluorescent neurosteroid analog activated by visible light. Nat Neurosci. 2007 Apr;10(4):523-30. Epub 2007 Feb 25.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Lawrence N. Eisenman.

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