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Brad A. Racette, MD

Robert Allan Finke Professor of Neurology

Division of Adult Neurology

Specialty Areas

Neurology - Adult
Movement Disorders
Parkinson's Disease
Huntington's Disease
Dystonia
Tremor
Tourette's Syndrome
Spasticity Management

Board Certifications

Neurology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Movement disorders, Parkinson's disease, dystonia, Huntington's disease, ataxia, hemifacial spasm, Tourette syndrome, tremor, spasticity.

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
McMillan Building

517 S. Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: Lower Level
Office Phone: 314-362-6908
Fax: 314-747-3258

Center for Advanced Medicine
Neuroscience Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 6
Office Phone: 314-362-6908
Fax: 314-747-3258
Email: racetteb@neuro.wustl.edu

Education

Education

Fellowship: Movement Disorders, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Residency: Neurology, Barnes Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Medical Degree: Northwestern University Medical School 1992
A.B.: Molecular Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 1988

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

[<sup>18</sup>F]FDOPA Positron Emission Tomography in Manganese-Exposed Workers.
Criswell SR, Nielsen SS, Warden M, Perlmutter JS, Moerlein SM, Flores HP, Huang J, Sheppard L, Seixas N, Checkoway H, Racette BA
Neurotoxicology. 2017 Jul 7; pii: S0161-813X(17)30117-1. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2017.07.004.

PMID:
    28694016
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Parkinsonism Signs and Symptoms in Agricultural Pesticide Handlers in Washington State.
Searles Nielsen S, Hu SC, Checkoway H, Negrete M, Palmández P, Bordianu T, Racette BA, Simpson CD
J Agromedicine. 2017; 22(3)215-221. doi: 10.1080/1059924X.2017.1317684.

PMID:
    28418778
    [PubMed - in process]
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A screening tool to detect clinical manganese neurotoxicity.
Racette BA, Gross A, Criswell SR, Checkoway H, Searles Nielsen S
Neurotoxicology. 2017 Mar 6; pii: S0161-813X(17)30029-3. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2017.02.009.

PMID:
    28274800
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Pathologic correlates of supranuclear gaze palsy with parkinsonism.
Martin WRW, Hartlein J, Racette BA, Cairns N, Perlmutter JS
Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2017 May; 3868-71. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2017.02.027.

PMID:
    28256434
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dose-dependent progression of parkinsonism in manganese-exposed welders.
Racette BA, Searles Nielsen S, Criswell SR, Sheppard L, Seixas N, Warden MN, Checkoway H
Neurology. 2017 Jan 24; 88(4)344-351. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000003533.

PMID:
    28031394
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cognitive control dysfunction in workers exposed to manganese-containing welding fume.
Al-Lozi A, Nielsen SS, Hershey T, Birke A, Checkoway H, Criswell SR, Racette BA
Am J Ind Med. 2017 Feb; 60(2)181-188. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22675.

PMID:
    27862095
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effect of Deutetrabenazine on Chorea Among Patients With Huntington Disease: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Huntington Study Group., Frank S, Testa CM, Stamler D, Kayson E, Davis C, Edmondson MC, Kinel S, Leavitt B, Oakes D, O'Neill C, Vaughan C, Goldstein J, Herzog M, Snively V, Whaley J, Wong C, Suter G, Jankovic J, Jimenez-Shahed J, Hunter C, Claassen DO, Roman OC, Sung V, Smith J, Janicki S, Clouse R, Saint-Hilaire M, Hohler A, Turpin D, James RC, Rodriguez R, Rizer K, Anderson KE, Heller H, Carlson A, Criswell S, Racette BA, Revilla FJ, Nucifora F Jr, Margolis RL, Ong M, Mendis T, Mendis N, Singer C, Quesada M, Paulsen JS, Brashers-Krug T, Miller A, Kerr J, Dubinsky RM, Gray C, Factor SA, Sperin E, Molho E, Eglow M, Evans S, Kumar R, Reeves C, Samii A, Chouinard S, Beland M, Scott BL, Hickey PT, Esmail S, Fung WL, Gibbons C, Qi L, Colcher A, Hackmyer C, McGarry A, Klos K, Gudesblatt M, Fafard L, Graffitti L, Schneider DP, Dhall R, Wojcieszek JM, LaFaver K, Duker A, Neefus E, Wilson-Perez H, Shprecher D, Wall P, Blindauer KA, Wheeler L, Boyd JT, Houston E, Farbman ES, Agarwal P, Eberly SW, Watts A, Tariot PN, Feigin A, Evans S, Beck C, Orme C, Edicola J, Christopher E
JAMA. 2016 Jul 5; 316(1)40-50. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.8655.

PMID:
    27380342
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Variants in GBA, SNCA, and MAPT influence Parkinson disease risk, age at onset, and progression.
Davis AA, Andruska KM, Benitez BA, Racette BA, Perlmutter JS, Cruchaga C
Neurobiol Aging. 2016 Jan; 37209.e1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2015.09.014.

PMID:
    26601739
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nursing home and end-of-life care in Parkinson disease.
Safarpour D, Thibault DP, DeSanto CL, Boyd CM, Dorsey ER, Racette BA, Willis AW
Neurology. 2015 Aug 4; 85(5)413-9. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000001715.

PMID:
    26138947
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Physician response to a medication alert system in inpatients with levodopa-treated diseases.
Morris M, Willis AW, Searles Nielsen S, McCann F, Birke A, Racette BA
Neurology. 2015 Aug 4; 85(5)420-4. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000001745.

PMID:
    26092916
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Time to change the blind men and the elephant approach to Parkinson disease?
Racette BA, Willis AW
Neurology. 2015 Jul 14; 85(2)190-6. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000001739.

PMID:
    26070339
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ex vivo magnetic resonance imaging in South African manganese mine workers.
Criswell SR, Nelson G, Gonzalez-Cuyar LF, Huang J, Shimony JS, Checkoway H, Simpson CD, Dills R, Seixas NS, Racette BA
Neurotoxicology. 2015 Jul; 498-14. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2015.04.002.

PMID:
    25912463
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of creatine monohydrate on clinical progression in patients with Parkinson disease: a randomized clinical trial.
Writing Group for the NINDS Exploratory Trials in Parkinson Disease (NET-PD) Investigators., Kieburtz K, Tilley BC, Elm JJ, Babcock D, Hauser R, Ross GW, Augustine AH, Augustine EU, Aminoff MJ, Bodis-Wollner IG, Boyd J, Cambi F, Chou K, Christine CW, Cines M, Dahodwala N, Derwent L, Dewey RB Jr, Hawthorne K, Houghton DJ, Kamp C, Leehey M, Lew MF, Liang GS, Luo ST, Mari Z, Morgan JC, Parashos S, Pérez A, Petrovitch H, Rajan S, Reichwein S, Roth JT, Schneider JS, Shannon KM, Simon DK, Simuni T, Singer C, Sudarsky L, Tanner CM, Umeh CC, Williams K, Wills AM
JAMA. 2015 Feb 10; 313(6)584-93. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.120.

PMID:
    25668262
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Inducible nitric oxide synthase gene methylation and parkinsonism in manganese-exposed welders.
Searles Nielsen S, Checkoway H, Criswell SR, Farin FM, Stapleton PL, Sheppard L, Racette BA
Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2015 Apr; 21(4)355-60. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2015.01.007.

PMID:
    25634431
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Neurological outcomes associated with low-level manganese exposure in an inception cohort of asymptomatic welding trainees.
Baker MG, Criswell SR, Racette BA, Simpson CD, Sheppard L, Checkoway H, Seixas NS
Scand J Work Environ Health. 2015 Jan; 41(1)94-101. doi: 10.5271/sjweh.3466.

PMID:
    25380186
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Formulations of hormone therapy and risk of Parkinson's disease.
Lundin JI, Ton TG, LaCroix AZ, Longstreth WT, Franklin GM, Swanson PD, Smith-Weller T, Racette BA, Checkoway H
Mov Disord. 2014 Nov; 29(13)1631-6. doi: 10.1002/mds.26037.

PMID:
    25255692
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A rare sequence variant in intron 1 of THAP1 is associated with primary dystonia.
Vemula SR, Xiao J, Zhao Y, Bastian RW, Perlmutter JS, Racette BA, Paniello RC, Wszolek ZK, Uitti RJ, Van Gerpen JA, Hedera P, Truong DD, Blitzer A, Rudzińska M, Momčilović D, Jinnah HA, Frei K, Pfeiffer RF, LeDoux MS
Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2014 May; 2(3)261-72. doi: 10.1002/mgg3.67.

PMID:
    24936516
    [PubMed]
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Supply and demand analysis of the current and future US neurology workforce.
Racette BA, Holtzman DM, Dall TM, Drogan O
Neurology. 2014 Jun 17; 82(24)2254-5. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000000509.

PMID:
    24935638
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Blood manganese as an exposure biomarker: state of the evidence.
Baker MG, Simpson CD, Stover B, Sheppard L, Checkoway H, Racette BA, Seixas NS
J Occup Environ Hyg. 2014; 11(4)210-7. doi: 10.1080/15459624.2013.852280.

PMID:
    24579750
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Relative mortality in U.S. Medicare beneficiaries with Parkinson disease and hip and pelvic fractures.
Harris-Hayes M, Willis AW, Klein SE, Czuppon S, Crowner B, Racette BA
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Feb 19; 96(4)e27. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.L.01317.

PMID:
    24553896
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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