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Beau M. Ances, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Specialty Areas

Neurologic Infectious Diseases
HIV Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Memory Disorders and Diagnosis

Board Certifications

Neurology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

HIV associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND), HIV associated peripheral neuropathy, neuroAIDS, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), neurodegenerative diseases, mild cognitive impairment, aging, cognitive function, paraneoplastic disorders, post concussive syndrome, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Neuroscience Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 6
Office Phone: 314-747-8423
Fax: 314-747-8427

Taylor Ave. Building Extension

620 South Taylor Ave.
Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: Suite 2204
Office Phone: 314-747-8423
Fax: 314-747-8427

Education

Education

MSc: Health Planning and Finance, London School of Economics & London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK 1994
Medical Degree: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 2001
BA: International Relations and Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 1993
PhD: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 2000
Residency: Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 2005
Fellowship: NeuroAIDS, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 2007

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Functional connectivity alterations in a murine model of optic neuritis.
Wright PW, Archambault AS, Peek S, Bauer AQ, Culican SM, Ances BM, Culver JP, Wu GF
Exp Neurol. 2017 May 11; 29518-22. doi: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2017.05.004.

PMID:
    28502610
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Tau-PET Binding Distinguishes Patients With Early-stage Posterior Cortical Atrophy From Amnestic Alzheimer Disease Dementia.
Day GS, Gordon BA, Jackson K, Christensen JJ, Rosana Ponisio M, Su Y, Ances BM, Benzinger TLS, Morris JC
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2017 Apr-Jun; 31(2)87-93. doi: 10.1097/WAD.0000000000000196.

PMID:
    28394771
    [PubMed - in process]
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Regionally Specific Brain Volumetric and Cortical Thickness Changes in HIV-Infected Patients in the HAART Era.
Sanford R, Fernandez Cruz AL, Scott SC, Mayo NE, Fellows LK, Ances BM, Collins DL
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Apr 15; 74(5)563-570. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001294.

PMID:
    28129254
    [PubMed - in process]
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Topographies of Cortical and Subcortical Volume Loss in HIV and Aging in the cART Era.
Guha A, Brier MR, Ortega M, Westerhaus E, Nelson B, Ances BM
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Dec 1; 73(4)374-383.

PMID:
    27454251
    [PubMed - in process]
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Correction: Quantitative Amyloid Imaging in Autosomal Dominant Alzheimer's Disease: Results from the DIAN Study Group.
Su Y, Blazey TM, Owen CJ, Christensen JJ, Friedrichsen K, Joseph-Mathurin N, Wang Q, Hornbeck RC, Ances BM, Snyder AZ, Cash LA, Koeppe RA, Klunk WE, Galasko D, Brickman AM, McDade E, Ringman JM, Thompson PM, Saykin AJ, Ghetti B, Sperling RA, Johnson KA, Salloway SP, Schofield PR, Masters CL, Villemagne VL, Fox NC, Förster S, Chen K, Reiman EM, Xiong C, Marcus DS, Weiner MW, Morris JC, Bateman RJ, Benzinger TL, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network.
PLoS One. 2016; 11(9)e0163669. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163669.

PMID:
    27649320
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Evaluation of Tau Imaging in Staging Alzheimer Disease and Revealing Interactions Between β-Amyloid and Tauopathy.
Wang L, Benzinger TL, Su Y, Christensen J, Friedrichsen K, Aldea P, McConathy J, Cairns NJ, Fagan AM, Morris JC, Ances BM
JAMA Neurol. 2016 Sep 1; 73(9)1070-7. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.2078.

PMID:
    27454922
    [PubMed - in process]
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CROI 2016: Neurologic Complications of HIV Infection.
Spudich SS, Ances BM
Top Antivir Med. 2016 May-Jun; 24(1)29-37.

PMID:
    27398860
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The relationship between cerebrospinal fluid markers of Alzheimer pathology and positron emission tomography tau imaging.
Gordon BA, Friedrichsen K, Brier M, Blazey T, Su Y, Christensen J, Aldea P, McConathy J, Holtzman DM, Cairns NJ, Morris JC, Fagan AM, Ances BM, Benzinger TL
Brain. 2016 Aug; 139(Pt 8)2249-60. doi: 10.1093/brain/aww139.

PMID:
    27286736
    [PubMed - in process]
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Sleep Pathology in Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.
Kang P, de Bruin GS, Wang LH, Ward BA, Ances BM, Lim MM, Bucelli RC
J Clin Sleep Med. 2016 Jul 15; 12(7)1033-9. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.5944.

PMID:
    27250807
    [PubMed - in process]
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Tau and Aβ imaging, CSF measures, and cognition in Alzheimer's disease.
Brier MR, Gordon B, Friedrichsen K, McCarthy J, Stern A, Christensen J, Owen C, Aldea P, Su Y, Hassenstab J, Cairns NJ, Holtzman DM, Fagan AM, Morris JC, Benzinger TL, Ances BM
Sci Transl Med. 2016 May 11; 8(338)338ra66. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaf2362.

PMID:
    27169802
    [PubMed - in process]
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Putamen volume and its clinical and neurological correlates in primary HIV infection.
Wright PW, Pyakurel A, Vaida FF, Price RW, Lee E, Peterson J, Fuchs D, Zetterberg H, Robertson KR, Walter R, Meyerhoff DJ, Spudich SS, Ances BM
AIDS. 2016 Jul 17; 30(11)1789-94. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001103.

PMID:
    27045376
    [PubMed - in process]
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N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis mediates loss of intrinsic activity measured by functional MRI.
Brier MR, Day GS, Snyder AZ, Tanenbaum AB, Ances BM
J Neurol. 2016 Jun; 263(6)1083-91. doi: 10.1007/s00415-016-8083-6.

PMID:
    27025853
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Apolipoprotein E ε4 genotype status is not associated with neuroimaging outcomes in a large cohort of HIV+ individuals.
Cooley SA, Paul RH, Fennema-Notestine C, Morgan EE, Vaida F, Deng Q, Chen JA, Letendre S, Ellis R, Clifford DB, Marra CM, Collier AC, Gelman BB, McArthur JC, McCutchan JA, Simpson DM, Morgello S, Grant I, Ances BM, CNS HIV Anti-Retroviral Therapy Effects Research (CHARTER) Group.
J Neurovirol. 2016 Oct; 22(5)607-614.

PMID:
    27021072
    [PubMed - in process]
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Quantitative Amyloid Imaging in Autosomal Dominant Alzheimer's Disease: Results from the DIAN Study Group.
Su Y, Blazey TM, Owen CJ, Christensen JJ, Friedrichsen K, Joseph-Mathurin N, Wang Q, Hornbeck RC, Ances BM, Snyder AZ, Cash LA, Koeppe RA, Klunk WE, Galasko D, Brickman AM, McDade E, Ringman JM, Thompson PM, Saykin AJ, Ghetti B, Sperling RA, Johnson KA, Salloway SP, Schofield PR, Masters CL, Villemagne VL, Fox NC, Förster S, Chen K, Reiman EM, Xiong C, Marcus DS, Weiner MW, Morris JC, Bateman RJ, Benzinger TL, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network.
PLoS One. 2016; 11(3)e0152082. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0152082.

PMID:
    27010959
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Local and distributed PiB accumulation associated with development of preclinical Alzheimer's disease.
Brier MR, McCarthy JE, Benzinger TL, Stern A, Su Y, Friedrichsen KA, Morris JC, Ances BM, Vlassenko AG
Neurobiol Aging. 2016 Feb; 38104-11. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2015.10.025.

PMID:
    26827648
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The impact of human immune deficiency virus and hepatitis C coinfection on white matter microstructural integrity.
Heaps-Woodruff JM, Wright PW, Ances BM, Clifford D, Paul RH
J Neurovirol. 2016 Jun; 22(3)389-99. doi: 10.1007/s13365-015-0409-0.

PMID:
    26689572
    [PubMed - in process]
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Physical Activity Affects Brain Integrity in HIV+ Individuals.
Ortega M, Baker LM, Vaida F, Paul R, Basco B, Ances BM
J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2015 Nov; 21(10)880-9. doi: 10.1017/S1355617715000879.

PMID:
    26581799
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Perinatal HIV in the brain: Mission incomplete despite combination antiretroviral therapy.
Ances BM, Hoare J
Neurology. 2016 Jan 5; 86(1)13-4. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000002211.

PMID:
    26561292
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of HAART on Brain Organization and Function in HIV-Negative Subjects.
Brier MR, Wu Q, Tanenbaum AB, Westerhaus ET, Kharasch ED, Ances BM
J Neuroimmune Pharmacol. 2015 Dec; 10(4)517-21. doi: 10.1007/s11481-015-9634-9.

PMID:
    26446778
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Human immunodeficiency virus has similar effects on brain volumetrics and cognition in males and females.
Behrman-Lay AM, Paul RH, Heaps-Woodruff J, Baker LM, Usher C, Ances BM
J Neurovirol. 2016 Feb; 22(1)93-103. doi: 10.1007/s13365-015-0373-8.

PMID:
    26306688
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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