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Neurology / Adult

Glenn Lopate, MD

Current Position
Associate Professor, Neurology
Division of Adult Neurology and Neuromuscular Disease


Specialty Areas
Neurology - Adult
ALS - Lou Gehrig's Disease
Myasthenia Gravis
Nerve Disorders
Muscle Disorders
Electromyography
Neuromuscular Disease
Muscular Dystrophy

Patients Seen At
Neuroscience Center
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place, C, 6
St. Louis, MO  63110
314-362-6981
Fax:   314-362-3752
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Neurology
660 South Euclid Ave., Campus Box 8111
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Neuromuscular diseases, electromyography, post-paralysis paralysis (PPP) syndrome, motor neuropathy syndromes, polyneuropathy syndromes, autoimmune myasthenia gravis, chronic immune demyelinating neuropathies, immune neuropathies, muscular dystrophies, immune myopathies, ALS-Lou Gehrig’s disease

Board Certification
Electrodiagnostic Medicine -- Certified
Neurology -- Certified

Medical Education
B.S.: Zoology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1983
Medical Degree: Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, 1987
Residency: Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1991
Fellowship: Neuromuscular Disease, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1994
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
St. Louis Connect Care

Editorial Responsibilities
EMedicine Neurology Textbook, Managing Editor
Muscle & Nerve, Ad Hoc Reviewer

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Lopate G, Streif E, Harms M, Weihl C, Pestronk A. Cramps and small-fiber neuropathy. Muscle Nerve. 2013 Aug;48(2):252-5.

Harms MB, Sommerville RB, Allred P, Bell S, Ma D, Cooper P, Lopate G, Pestronk A, Weihl CC, Baloh RH. Exome sequencing reveals DNAJB6 mutations in dominantly-inherited myopathy. Ann Neurol. 2012 Mar;71(3):407-16.

Lopate G, Pestronk A. Inflammatory demyelinating neuropathies. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2011 Apr;13(2):131-42.

Lopate G, Baloh RH, Al-Lozi MT, Miller TM, Fernandes Filho JA, Ni O, Leston A, Florence J, Schierbecker J, Allred P. Familial ALS with extreme phenotypic variability due to the I113T SOD1 mutation. Amyotroph Lateral Scler. 2010;11(1-2):232-6.

Weihl CC, Lopate G. Motor neuron disease associated with copper deficiency. Muscle Nerve. 2006 Dec;34(6):789-93.

Pestronk A, Kos K, Lopate G, Al-Lozi MT. Brachio-cervical inflammatory myopathies: clinical, immune, and myopathologic features. Arthritis Rheum. 2006 May;54(5):1687-96.

Lopate G, Pestronk A, Al-Lozi M, Lynch T, Florence J, Miller T, Levine T, Rampy T, Beson B, Ramneantu I. Peripheral neuropathy in an outpatient cohort of patients with Sjögren's syndrome. Muscle Nerve. 2006 May;33(5):672-6.

Strom RG, Derdeyn CP, Moran CJ, Cross DT, Esper GJ, Mazumdar A, Al-Lozi M, Lopate G, Pestronk A. Frequency of spinal arteriovenous malformations in patients with unexplained myelopathy. Neurology. 2006 Mar 28;66(6):928-31.

Lopate G, Pestronk A, Evans S, Li L, Clifford D. Anti-sulfatide antibodies in HIV-infected individuals with sensory neuropathy. Neurology. 2005 May 10;64(9):1632-4.

Lopate G, Pestronk A, Al-Lozi M. Treatment of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy with high-dose intermittent intravenous methylprednisolone. Arch Neurol. 2005 Feb;62(2):249-54.

Pestronk A, Florence J, Levine T, Al-Lozi MT, Lopate G, Miller T, Ramneantu I, Waheed W, Stambuk M. Sensory exam with a quantitative tuning fork: rapid, sensitive and predictive of SNAP amplitude. Neurology. 2004 Feb 10;62(3):461-4.

Racette BA, Lopate G, Good L, Sagitto S, Perlmutter JS. Ptosis as a remote effect of therapeutic botulinum toxin B injection. Neurology. 2002 Nov 12;59(9):1445-7.

Miller T, Al-Lozi MT, Lopate G, Pestronk A. Myopathy with antibodies to the signal recognition particle: clinical and pathological features. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2002 Oct;73(4):420-8.

Lopate G, Choksi R, Pestronk A. Severe sensory ataxia and demyelinating polyneuropathy with IgM anti-GM2 and GalNAc-GD1A antibodies. Muscle Nerve. 2002 Jun;25(6):828-36.

Lopate G, Kornberg AJ, Yue J, Choksi R, Pestronk A. Anti-myelin associated glycoprotein antibodies: variability in patterns of IgM binding to peripheral nerve. J Neurol Sci. 2001 Jul 15;188(1-2):67-72.

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


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