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Ellen F. Binder, MD

Professor, Medicine
Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science
Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy

Specialty Areas

Geriatric Medicine
Hip Fracture Rehabilitation
Dementia

Board Certifications

Geriatric Medicine
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Dementia care, memory impairment, frailty in older adults, osteoporosis, hip fracture rehabilitation, estrogen/hormone replacement therapy, exercise in older adults, medical care for older adults in both the long-term care and out-patient settings.

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Center for Advanced Medicine
Medicine Multispecialty Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 5
Office Phone: 314-286-2700, option 2
Fax: 314-286-2701

Education

Education

Residency: Internal Medicine, Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri 1984
Medical Degree: Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri 1981
B.A.: Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1977

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Effect of Enhanced Medical Rehabilitation on Functional Recovery in Older Adults Receiving Skilled Nursing Care After Acute Rehabilitation: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Lenze EJ, Lenard E, Bland M, Barco P, Miller JP, Yingling M, Lang CE, Morrow-Howell N, Baum CM, Binder EF, Rodebaugh TL
JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Jul 3; 2(7)e198199. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.8199.

PMID:
    31365113
    [PubMed - in process]
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Rationale and methods for a multicenter clinical trial assessing exercise and intensive vascular risk reduction in preventing dementia (rrAD Study).
Szabo-Reed AN, Vidoni E, Binder EF, Burns J, Cullum CM, Gahan WP, Gupta A, Hynan LS, Kerwin DR, Rossetti H, Stowe AM, Vongpatanasin W, Zhu DC, Zhang R, Keller JN
Contemp Clin Trials. 2019 Apr; 7944-54. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2019.02.007.

PMID:
    30826452
    [PubMed - in process]
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AGS Report on Engagement Related to the NIH Inclusion Across the Lifespan Policy.
Vaughan CP, Dale W, Allore HG, Binder EF, Boyd CM, Bynum JPW, Gurwitz JH, Lundebjerg NE, Trucil DE, Supiano MA, Colón-Emeric C
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 Feb; 67(2)211-217. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15784.

PMID:
    30693956
    [PubMed - in process]
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Successful intervention to mitigate an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor-induced rhinorrhea prescribing cascade: a case report.
Vouri SM, Chung JM, Binder EF
J Clin Pharm Ther. 2017 Jun; 42(3)370-371. doi: 10.1111/jcpt.12511.

PMID:
    28251653
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Myostatin antibody (LY2495655) in older weak fallers: a proof-of-concept, randomised, phase 2 trial.
Becker C, Lord SR, Studenski SA, Warden SJ, Fielding RA, Recknor CP, Hochberg MC, Ferrari SL, Blain H, Binder EF, Rolland Y, Poiraudeau S, Benson CT, Myers SL, Hu L, Ahmad QI, Pacuch KR, Gomez EV, Benichou O, STEADY Group.
Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2015 Dec; 3(12)948-57. doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(15)00298-3.

PMID:
    26516121
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Association of functional polymorphisms from brain-derived neurotrophic factor and serotonin-related genes with depressive symptoms after a medical stressor in older adults.
Rawson KS, Dixon D, Nowotny P, Ricci WM, Binder EF, Rodebaugh TL, Wendleton L, Doré P, Lenze EJ
PLoS One. 2015; 10(3)e0120685. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120685.

PMID:
    25781924
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Patient Active Time During Therapy Sessions in Postacute Rehabilitation: Development and Validation of a New Measure.
Host HH, Lang CE, Hildebrand MW, Zou D, Binder EF, Baum CM, Freedland KE, Morrow-Howell N, Lenze EJ
Phys Occup Ther Geriatr. 2014 Jun; 32(2)169-178.

PMID:
    25419032
    [PubMed]
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Effects of cognitive training with and without aerobic exercise on cognitively demanding everyday activities.
McDaniel MA, Binder EF, Bugg JM, Waldum ER, Dufault C, Meyer A, Johanning J, Zheng J, Schechtman KB, Kudelka C
Psychol Aging. 2014 Sep; 29(3)717-30. doi: 10.1037/a0037363.

PMID:
    25244489
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Short-term affective recovery from hip fracture prospectively predicts depression and physical functioning.
Langer JK, Weisman JS, Rodebaugh TL, Binder EF, Lenze EJ
Health Psychol. 2015 Jan; 34(1)30-9. doi: 10.1037/hea0000111.

PMID:
    25133825
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Maximising functional recovery following hip fracture in frail seniors.
Beaupre LA, Binder EF, Cameron ID, Jones CA, Orwig D, Sherrington C, Magaziner J
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2013 Dec; 27(6)771-88. doi: 10.1016/j.berh.2014.01.001.

PMID:
    24836335
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cardiometabolic risks during anabolic hormone supplementation in older men.
He J, Bhasin S, Binder EF, Yarasheski KE, Castaneda-Sceppa C, Schroeder ET, Roubenoff R, Chou CP, Azen SP, Sattler FR
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 May; 21(5)968-75. doi: 10.1002/oby.20081.

PMID:
    23784898
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Enhanced medical rehabilitation is feasible in a skilled nursing facility: preliminary data on a novel treatment for older adults with depression.
Lenze EJ, Host HH, Hildebrand M, Morrow-Howell N, Carpenter B, Freedland KE, Baum CM, Binder EF
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2013 Mar; 21(3)307. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2012.11.006.

PMID:
    23395198
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Enhanced medical rehabilitation increases therapy intensity and engagement and improves functional outcomes in postacute rehabilitation of older adults: a randomized-controlled trial.
Lenze EJ, Host HH, Hildebrand MW, Morrow-Howell N, Carpenter B, Freedland KE, Baum CA, Dixon D, Doré P, Wendleton L, Binder EF
J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2012 Oct; 13(8)708-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2012.06.014.

PMID:
    22863663
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A prospective study of outcomes of nursing home residents with chronic kidney disease with and without anemia.
Binder EF, White HK, Resnick B, McClellan WM, Lei L, Ouslander JG
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 May; 60(5)877-83. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03941.x.

PMID:
    22568452
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Measuring treatment fidelity in a rehabilitation intervention study.
Hildebrand MW, Host HH, Binder EF, Carpenter B, Freedland KE, Morrow-Howell N, Baum CM, Doré P, Lenze EJ
Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Aug; 91(8)715-24. doi: 10.1097/PHM.0b013e31824ad462.

PMID:
    22377824
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Value of measuring muscle performance to assess changes in lean mass with testosterone and growth hormone supplementation.
Schroeder ET, He J, Yarasheski KE, Binder EF, Castaneda-Sceppa C, Bhasin S, Dieli-Conwright CM, Kawakubo M, Roubenoff R, Azen SP, Sattler FR
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2012 Mar; 112(3)1123-31. doi: 10.1007/s00421-011-2077-y.

PMID:
    21748366
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Whole-body and muscle protein metabolism are not affected by acute deviations from habitual protein intake in older men: the Hormonal Regulators of Muscle and Metabolism in Aging (HORMA) Study.
Yarasheski KE, Castaneda-Sceppa C, He J, Kawakubo M, Bhasin S, Binder EF, Schroeder ET, Roubenoff R, Azen SP, Sattler FR
Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Jul; 94(1)172-81. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.110.010959.

PMID:
    21543538
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Durability of the effects of testosterone and growth hormone supplementation in older community-dwelling men: the HORMA Trial.
Sattler FR, Bhasin S, He J, Yarasheski KE, Binder EF, Schroeder ET, Castaneda-Sceppa C, Kawakubo M, Roubenoff R, Dunn M, Hahn C, Stewart Y, Martinez C, Azen SP
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2011 Jul; 75(1)103-11. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2265.2011.04014.x.

PMID:
    21521283
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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N-terminal propeptide of type III procollagen as a biomarker of anabolic response to recombinant human GH and testosterone.
Bhasin S, He EJ, Kawakubo M, Schroeder ET, Yarasheski K, Opiteck GJ, Reicin A, Chen F, Lam R, Tsou JA, Castaneda-Sceppa C, Binder EF, Azen SP, Sattler FR
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Nov; 94(11)4224-33. doi: 10.1210/jc.2009-1434.

PMID:
    19837911
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Testosterone and growth hormone improve body composition and muscle performance in older men.
Sattler FR, Castaneda-Sceppa C, Binder EF, Schroeder ET, Wang Y, Bhasin S, Kawakubo M, Stewart Y, Yarasheski KE, Ulloor J, Colletti P, Roubenoff R, Azen SP
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Jun; 94(6)1991-2001. doi: 10.1210/jc.2008-2338.

PMID:
    19293261
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Exercise in older adults, physical frailty, sarcopenia (age-associated muscle loss), hip fracture recovery and rehabilitation, hormone replacement therapy in women and men, nursing home clinical trials, mild cognitive impairment.