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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

Selective D2 receptor PET in manganese-exposed workers.
Criswell SR, Warden MN, Searles Nielsen S, Perlmutter JS, Moerlein SM, Sheppard L, Lenox-Krug J, Checkoway H, Racette BA
Neurology. 2018 Sep 11; 91(11)e1022-e1030. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006163.

PMID:
    30097475
    [PubMed - in process]
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Immunosuppressants and risk of Parkinson disease.
Racette BA, Gross A, Vouri SM, Camacho-Soto A, Willis AW, Searles Nielsen S
Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2018 Jul; 5(7)870-875. doi: 10.1002/acn3.580.

PMID:
    30009205
    [PubMed]
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Author response: A predictive model to identify Parkinson disease from administrative claims data.
Searles Nielsen S, Racette BA
Neurology. 2018 Jul 10; 91(2)104. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005767.

PMID:
    29987183
    [PubMed - in process]
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Inflammatory bowel disease and risk of Parkinson's disease in medicare beneficiaries.
Camacho-Soto A, Searles Nielsen S, Racette BA
Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2018 Jun 27; pii: S1353-8020(18)30290-6. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2018.06.028.

PMID:
    29983328
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Use of medical care biases associations between Parkinson disease and other medical conditions.
Gross A, Racette BA, Camacho-Soto A, Dube U, Searles Nielsen S
Neurology. 2018 Jun 12; 90(24)e2155-e2165. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005678.

PMID:
    29743207
    [PubMed - in process]
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Inflammatory bowel disease and risk of Parkinson's disease in Medicare beneficiaries.
Camacho-Soto A, Gross A, Searles Nielsen S, Dey N, Racette BA
Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2018 May; 5023-28. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2018.02.008.

PMID:
    29459115
    [PubMed - in process]
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Traumatic brain injury in the prodromal period of Parkinson's disease: A large epidemiological study using medicare data.
Camacho-Soto A, Warden MN, Searles Nielsen S, Salter A, Brody DL, Prather H, Racette BA
Ann Neurol. 2017 Nov; 82(5)744-754. doi: 10.1002/ana.25074.

PMID:
    29024046
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A predictive model to identify Parkinson disease from administrative claims data.
Searles Nielsen S, Warden MN, Camacho-Soto A, Willis AW, Wright BA, Racette BA
Neurology. 2017 Oct 3; 89(14)1448-1456. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000004536.

PMID:
    28864676
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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[<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. 2018 Jan; 6443-49. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2017.07.004.

PMID:
    28694016
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A screening tool to detect clinical manganese neurotoxicity.
Racette BA, Gross A, Criswell SR, Checkoway H, Searles Nielsen S
Neurotoxicology. 2018 Jan; 6412-18. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2017.02.009.

PMID:
    28274800
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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.e1-209.e7. 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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