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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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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

HIV infection and cerebral small vessel disease are independently associated with brain atrophy and cognitive impairment.
Sanford R, Strain J, Dadar M, Maranzano J, Bonnet A, Mayo NE, Scott SC, Fellows LK, Ances BM, Collins DL
AIDS. 2019 Mar 11; doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002193.

PMID:
    30870193
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Tau positron emission tomography imaging in C9orf72 repeat expansion carriers.
Ly CV, Koenig L, Christensen J, Gordon B, Beaumont H, Dahiya S, Chen J, Su Y, Nelson B, Jockel-Balsarotti J, Drain C, Jerome G, Morris JC, Fagan AM, Harms MB, Benzinger TL, Miller TM, Ances BM
Eur J Neurol. 2019 Feb 20; doi: 10.1111/ene.13940.

PMID:
    30790403
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Tau PET in autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease: relationship with cognition, dementia and other biomarkers.
Gordon BA, Blazey TM, Christensen J, Dincer A, Flores S, Keefe S, Chen C, Su Y, McDade EM, Wang G, Li Y, Hassenstab J, Aschenbrenner A, Hornbeck R, Jack CR Jr, Ances BM, Berman SB, Brosch JR, Galasko D, Gauthier S, Lah JJ, Masellis M, van Dyck CH, Mintun MA, Klein G, Ristic S, Cairns NJ, Marcus DS, Xiong C, Holtzman DM, Raichle ME, Morris JC, Bateman RJ, Benzinger TLS
Brain. 2019 Feb 11; doi: 10.1093/brain/awz019.

PMID:
    30753379
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The Structural Signature of Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.
Navid J, Day GS, Strain J, Perrin RJ, Bucelli RC, Dincer A, Wisch JK, Soleimani-Meigooni D, Morris JC, Benzinger TLS, Ances BM
Eur J Neurol. 2019 Feb 8; doi: 10.1111/ene.13930.

PMID:
    30735286
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Author response: In vivo [<sup>18</sup>F]-AV-1451 tau-PET imaging in sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
Day GS, Gordon BA, Perrin RJ, Ances BM
Neurology. 2019 Jan 15; 92(3)150. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006771.

PMID:
    30643031
    [PubMed - in process]
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Tau Positron Emission Tomography Binding Is Not Elevated in HIV-Infected Individuals.
Cooley SA, Strain JF, Beaumont H, Boerwinkle AH, Doyle J, Morris JC, Benzinger TL, Ances BM
J Infect Dis. 2018 Dec 17; doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiy663.

PMID:
    30561665
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Molecular Imaging of Neuroinflammation in HIV.
Boerwinkle A, Ances BM
J Neuroimmune Pharmacol. 2019 Mar; 14(1)9-15. doi: 10.1007/s11481-018-9823-4.

PMID:
    30515624
    [PubMed - in process]
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Utility of perfusion PET measures to assess neuronal injury in Alzheimer's disease.
Joseph-Mathurin N, Su Y, Blazey TM, Jasielec M, Vlassenko A, Friedrichsen K, Gordon BA, Hornbeck RC, Cash L, Ances BM, Veale T, Cash DM, Brickman AM, Buckles V, Cairns NJ, Cruchaga C, Goate A, Jack CR Jr, Karch C, Klunk W, Koeppe RA, Marcus DS, Mayeux R, McDade E, Noble JM, Ringman J, Saykin AJ, Thompson PM, Xiong C, Morris JC, Bateman RJ, Benzinger TLS, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network.
Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2018; 10669-677. doi: 10.1016/j.dadm.2018.08.012.

PMID:
    30417072
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The Lifespan Human Connectome Project in Aging: An overview.
Bookheimer SY, Salat DH, Terpstra M, Ances BM, Barch DM, Buckner RL, Burgess GC, Curtiss SW, Diaz-Santos M, Elam JS, Fischl B, Greve DN, Hagy HA, Harms MP, Hatch OM, Hedden T, Hodge C, Japardi KC, Kuhn TP, Ly TK, Smith SM, Somerville LH, Uğurbil K, van der Kouwe A, Van Essen D, Woods RP, Yacoub E
Neuroimage. 2019 Jan 15; 185335-348. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.10.009.

PMID:
    30332613
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Incident cognitive impairment: longitudinal changes in molecular, structural and cognitive biomarkers.
Roe CM, Ances BM, Head D, Babulal GM, Stout SH, Grant EA, Hassenstab J, Xiong C, Holtzman DM, Benzinger TLS, Schindler SE, Fagan AM, Morris JC
Brain. 2018 Nov 1; 141(11)3233-3248. doi: 10.1093/brain/awy244.

PMID:
    30304397
    [PubMed - in process]
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Widespread distribution of tauopathy in preclinical Alzheimer's disease.
Schultz SA, Gordon BA, Mishra S, Su Y, Perrin RJ, Cairns NJ, Morris JC, Ances BM, Benzinger TLS
Neurobiol Aging. 2018 Dec; 72177-185. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2018.08.022.

PMID:
    30292840
    [PubMed - in process]
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Extending the Human Connectome Project across ages: Imaging protocols for the Lifespan Development and Aging projects.
Harms MP, Somerville LH, Ances BM, Andersson J, Barch DM, Bastiani M, Bookheimer SY, Brown TB, Buckner RL, Burgess GC, Coalson TS, Chappell MA, Dapretto M, Douaud G, Fischl B, Glasser MF, Greve DN, Hodge C, Jamison KW, Jbabdi S, Kandala S, Li X, Mair RW, Mangia S, Marcus D, Mascali D, Moeller S, Nichols TE, Robinson EC, Salat DH, Smith SM, Sotiropoulos SN, Terpstra M, Thomas KM, Tisdall MD, Ugurbil K, van der Kouwe A, Woods RP, Zöllei L, Van Essen DC, Yacoub E
Neuroimage. 2018 Dec; 183972-984. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.09.060.

PMID:
    30261308
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Loss of white matter integrity reflects tau accumulation in Alzheimer disease defined regions.
Strain JF, Smith RX, Beaumont H, Roe CM, Gordon BA, Mishra S, Adeyemo B, Christensen JJ, Su Y, Morris JC, Benzinger TLS, Ances BM
Neurology. 2018 Jul 24; 91(4)e313-e318. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005864.

PMID:
    29959265
    [PubMed - in process]
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Cognitive Performance and Frailty in Older HIV-Positive Adults.
Paul RH, Cooley SA, Garcia-Egan PM, Ances BM
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Nov 1; 79(3)375-380. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001790.

PMID:
    29957675
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Using the A/T/N Framework to Examine Driving in Preclinical AD.
Roe CM, Babulal GM, Stout SH, Ott BR, Carr DB, Williams MM, Benzinger TLS, Fagan AM, Holtzman DM, Ances BM, Morris JC
Geriatrics (Basel). 2018 Jun; 3(2)pii: 23. doi: 10.3390/geriatrics3020023.

PMID:
    29805967
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Cross-sectional and longitudinal atrophy is preferentially associated with tau rather than amyloid β positron emission tomography pathology.
Gordon BA, McCullough A, Mishra S, Blazey TM, Su Y, Christensen J, Dincer A, Jackson K, Hornbeck RC, Morris JC, Ances BM, Benzinger TLS
Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2018; 10245-252. doi: 10.1016/j.dadm.2018.02.003.

PMID:
    29780869
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Longitudinal Trajectories of Brain Volume and Cortical Thickness in Treated and Untreated Primary Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection.
Sanford R, Ances BM, Meyerhoff DJ, Price RW, Fuchs D, Zetterberg H, Spudich S, Collins DL
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Nov 13; 67(11)1697-1704. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy362.

PMID:
    29697762
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Preferential degradation of cognitive networks differentiates Alzheimer's disease from ageing.
Chhatwal JP, Schultz AP, Johnson KA, Hedden T, Jaimes S, Benzinger TLS, Jack C Jr, Ances BM, Ringman JM, Marcus DS, Ghetti B, Farlow MR, Danek A, Levin J, Yakushev I, Laske C, Koeppe RA, Galasko DR, Xiong C, Masters CL, Schofield PR, Kinnunen KM, Salloway S, Martins RN, McDade E, Cairns NJ, Buckles VD, Morris JC, Bateman R, Sperling RA, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network.
Brain. 2018 May 1; 141(5)1486-1500. doi: 10.1093/brain/awy053.

PMID:
    29522171
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In vivo [<sup>18</sup>F]-AV-1451 tau-PET imaging in sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
Day GS, Gordon BA, Perrin RJ, Cairns NJ, Beaumont H, Schwetye K, Ferguson C, Sinha N, Bucelli R, Musiek ES, Ghoshal N, Ponisio MR, Vincent B, Mishra S, Jackson K, Morris JC, Benzinger TLS, Ances BM
Neurology. 2018 Mar 6; 90(10)e896-e906. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005064.

PMID:
    29438042
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Spatial patterns of neuroimaging biomarker change in individuals from families with autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease: a longitudinal study.
Gordon BA, Blazey TM, Su Y, Hari-Raj A, Dincer A, Flores S, Christensen J, McDade E, Wang G, Xiong C, Cairns NJ, Hassenstab J, Marcus DS, Fagan AM, Jack CR Jr, Hornbeck RC, Paumier KL, Ances BM, Berman SB, Brickman AM, Cash DM, Chhatwal JP, Correia S, Förster S, Fox NC, Graff-Radford NR, la Fougère C, Levin J, Masters CL, Rossor MN, Salloway S, Saykin AJ, Schofield PR, Thompson PM, Weiner MM, Holtzman DM, Raichle ME, Morris JC, Bateman RJ, Benzinger TLS
Lancet Neurol. 2018 Mar; 17(3)241-250. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30028-0.

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    29397305
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