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Beau M. Ances, MD, PhD

Daniel J. Brennan, MD, Professor of Neurology

Specialty Areas

Neurologic Infectious Diseases
HIV 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)

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

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

Proteomic profiles for Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment among adults with Down syndrome spanning serum and plasma: An Alzheimer's Biomarker Consortium-Down Syndrome (ABC-DS) study.
Petersen ME, Zhang F, Schupf N, Krinsky-McHale SJ, Hall J, Mapstone M, Cheema A, Silverman W, Lott I, Rafii MS, Handen B, Klunk W, Head E, Christian B, Foroud T, Lai F, Rosas HD, Zaman S, Ances BM, Wang MC, Tycko B, Lee JH, O'Bryant S, Alzheimer's Biomarker Consortium – Down Syndrome (ABC‐DS).
Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2020; 12(1)e12039. doi: 10.1002/dad2.12039.

PMID:
    32626817
    [PubMed]
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Mindfulness, Education, and Exercise for age-related cognitive decline: Study protocol, pilot study results, and description of the baseline sample.
Wetherell JL, Ripperger HS, Voegtle M, Ances BM, Balota D, Bower ES, Depp C, Eyler L, Foster ER, Head D, Hershey T, Hickman S, Kamantigue N, Klein S, Miller JP, Yingling MD, Nichols J, Nicol GE, Patterson BW, Rodebaugh TL, Shimony JS, Snyder A, Stephens M, Tate S, Uhrich ML, Wing D, Wu GF, Lenze EJ, MEDEX Research Group.
Clin Trials. 2020 Jun 27; 1740774520931864. doi: 10.1177/1740774520931864.

PMID:
    32594789
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Serum neurofilament light chain levels are associated with white matter integrity in autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease.
Schultz SA, Strain JF, Adedokun A, Wang Q, Preische O, Kuhle J, Flores S, Keefe S, Dincer A, Ances BM, Berman SB, Brickman AM, Cash DM, Chhatwal J, Cruchaga C, Ewers M, Fox NN, Ghetti B, Goate A, Graff-Radford NR, Hassenstab JJ, Hornbeck R, Jack C Jr, Johnson K, Joseph-Mathurin N, Karch CM, Koeppe RA, Lee AKW, Levin J, Masters C, McDade E, Perrin RJ, Rowe CC, Salloway S, Saykin AJ, Sperling R, Su Y, Villemagne VL, Vöglein J, Weiner M, Xiong C, Fagan AM, Morris JC, Bateman RJ, Benzinger TLS, Jucker M, Gordon BA, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network.
Neurobiol Dis. 2020 Jun 6; 142104960. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2020.104960.

PMID:
    32522711
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Sex-related Differences in Tau Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and the Effects of Hormone Therapy (HT).
Wisch JK, Meeker KL, Gordon BA, Flores S, Dincer A, Grant EA, Benzinger TL, Morris JC, Ances BM
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2020 Jun 9; doi: 10.1097/WAD.0000000000000393.

PMID:
    32520734
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Evaluating the Sensitivity of Resting-State BOLD Variability to Age and Cognition after Controlling for Motion and Cardiovascular Influences: A Network-Based Approach.
Millar PR, Petersen SE, Ances BM, Gordon BA, Benzinger TLS, Morris JC, Balota DA
Cereb Cortex. 2020 Jun 9; pii: bhaa138. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhaa138.

PMID:
    32515824
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Machine Learning Analysis Reveals Novel Neuroimaging and Clinical Signatures of Frailty in HIV.
Paul RH, Cho KS, Luckett P, Strain JF, Belden AC, Bolzenius JD, Navid J, Garcia-Egan PM, Cooley SA, Wisch JK, Boerwinkle AH, Tomov D, Obosi A, Mannarino JA, Ances BM
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020 Aug 1; 84(4)414-421. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002360.

PMID:
    32251142
    [PubMed - in process]
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Depression is Associated with Tau and Not Amyloid Positron Emission Tomography in Cognitively Normal Adults.
Babulal GM, Roe CM, Stout SH, Rajasekar G, Wisch JK, Benzinger TLS, Morris JC, Ances BM
J Alzheimers Dis. 2020; 74(4)1045-1055. doi: 10.3233/JAD-191078.

PMID:
    32144985
    [PubMed - in process]
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Resting State Functional Connectivity Signature Differentiates Cognitively Normal from Individuals Who Convert to Symptomatic Alzheimer's Disease.
Wisch JK, Roe CM, Babulal GM, Schindler SE, Fagan AM, Benzinger TL, Morris JC, Ances BM
J Alzheimers Dis. 2020; 74(4)1085-1095. doi: 10.3233/JAD-191039.

PMID:
    32144983
    [PubMed - in process]
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Neuroinflammation and White Matter Alterations in Obesity Assessed by Diffusion Basis Spectrum Imaging.
Samara A, Murphy T, Strain J, Rutlin J, Sun P, Neyman O, Sreevalsan N, Shimony JS, Ances BM, Song SK, Hershey T, Eisenstein SA
Front Hum Neurosci. 2019; 13464. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2019.00464.

PMID:
    31992978
    [PubMed]
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Medication management abilities are reduced in older persons living with HIV compared with healthy older HIV- controls.
Cooley SA, Paul RH, Ances BM
J Neurovirol. 2020 Apr; 26(2)264-269. doi: 10.1007/s13365-020-00827-2.

PMID:
    31989445
    [PubMed - in process]
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Adaptation of the Clinical Dementia Rating Scale for adults with Down syndrome.
Lessov-Schlaggar CN, Del Rosario OL, Morris JC, Ances BM, Schlaggar BL, Constantino JN
J Neurodev Disord. 2019 Dec 16; 11(1)39. doi: 10.1186/s11689-019-9300-2.

PMID:
    31842726
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Deep Learning Analysis of Cerebral Blood Flow to Identify Cognitive Impairment and Frailty in Persons Living With HIV.
Luckett P, Paul RH, Navid J, Cooley SA, Wisch JK, Boerwinkle AH, Tomov D, Ances BM
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Dec 15; 82(5)496-502. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002181.

PMID:
    31714429
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Association between personality and tau-PET binding in cognitively normal older adults.
Schultz SA, Gordon BA, Mishra S, Su Y, Morris JC, Ances BM, Duchek JM, Balota DA, Benzinger TLS
Brain Imaging Behav. 2019 Sep 5; doi: 10.1007/s11682-019-00163-y.

PMID:
    31486975
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CROI 2019: neurologic complications of HIV disease.
Ances BM, Letendre SL
Top Antivir Med. 2019 Apr; 27(1)26-33.

PMID:
    31137000
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Altered neuropsychological performance and reduced brain volumetrics in people living with HIV on integrase strand transfer inhibitors.
O'Halloran JA, Cooley SA, Strain JF, Boerwinkle A, Paul R, Presti RM, Ances BM
AIDS. 2019 Jul 15; 33(9)1477-1483. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002236.

PMID:
    31008801
    [PubMed - in process]
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A 2.5-Year Longitudinal Assessment of Naturalistic Driving in Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease.
Roe CM, Stout SH, Rajasekar G, Ances BM, Jones JM, Head D, Benzinger TLS, Williams MM, Davis JD, Ott BR, Warren DK, Babulal GM
J Alzheimers Dis. 2019; 68(4)1625-1633. doi: 10.3233/JAD-181242.

PMID:
    30958365
    [PubMed - in process]
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Quantification of white matter cellularity and damage in preclinical and early symptomatic Alzheimer's disease.
Wang Q, Wang Y, Liu J, Sutphen CL, Cruchaga C, Blazey T, Gordon BA, Su Y, Chen C, Shimony JS, Ances BM, Cairns NJ, Fagan AM, Morris JC, Benzinger TLS
Neuroimage Clin. 2019; 22101767. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2019.101767.

PMID:
    30901713
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 Jun 1; 33(7)1197-1205. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002193.

PMID:
    30870193
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 TLS, Miller TM, Ances BM
Eur J Neurol. 2019 Sep; 26(9)1235-1239. doi: 10.1111/ene.13940.

PMID:
    30790403
    [PubMed - in process]
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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, 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 Apr 1; 142(4)1063-1076. doi: 10.1093/brain/awz019.

PMID:
    30753379
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