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Muhammad Taher Al-Lozi, MD

Professor, Neurology
Division of Adult Neurology
Section Co-Chief, Clinical Neurophysiology
Director, Neuromuscular Medicine Program

Specialty Areas

Neuromuscular Disease
Neurology - Adult
Nerve Disorders
Muscle Disorders
Muscular Dystrophy
ALS - Lou Gehrig's Disease
Myasthenia Gravis
Electromyography

Board Certifications

Clinical Neurophysiology
Neurology
Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Clinical neuromuscular diseases, myopathy, peripheral neuropathies, neurological paraneoplastic syndromes; research: immune myopathy, neuromuscular disease, electromyography, electrodiagnostic studies,, nerve disorders, ALS - Lou Gehrig's disease, muscle disorders, muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis.



AAN Certification in Muscle Pathology

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  • Education
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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: 314-362-6981
Fax: 314-362-3752
Email: allozim@neuro.wustl.edu

Education

Education

Fellowship: Neuromuscular, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1994
Residency: Neurology, Johns Hopkins Hospitals, Baltimore, Maryland 1991
M.Sc.: University of Jordan, Jubaiha, Jordan 1985
Medical Degree: King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan 1980

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Compound motor action potential duration and latency are markers of recurrent laryngeal nerve injury.
Bhatt NK, Park AM, Al-Lozi MT, Gale DC, Paniello RC
Laryngoscope. 2017 Aug; 127(8)1855-1860. doi: 10.1002/lary.26531.

PMID:
    28224637
    [PubMed - in process]
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Novel mutations expand the clinical spectrum of DYNC1H1-associated spinal muscular atrophy.
Scoto M, Rossor AM, Harms MB, Cirak S, Calissano M, Robb S, Manzur AY, Martínez Arroyo A, Rodriguez Sanz A, Mansour S, Fallon P, Hadjikoumi I, Klein A, Yang M, De Visser M, Overweg-Plandsoen WC, Baas F, Taylor JP, Benatar M, Connolly AM, Al-Lozi MT, Nixon J, de Goede CG, Foley AR, Mcwilliam C, Pitt M, Sewry C, Phadke R, Hafezparast M, Chong WK, Mercuri E, Baloh RH, Reilly MM, Muntoni F
Neurology. 2015 Feb 17; 84(7)668-79. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000001269.

PMID:
    25609763
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of automated versus traditional nerve conduction study methods for median nerve testing in a general worker population.
Dale AM, Agboola F, Yun A, Zeringue A, Al-Lozi MT, Evanoff B
PM R. 2015 Mar; 7(3)276-82. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2014.10.003.

PMID:
    25463687
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Multifocal radiculoneuropathy during ipilimumab treatment of melanoma.
Manousakis G, Koch J, Sommerville RB, El-Dokla A, Harms MB, Al-Lozi MT, Schmidt RE, Pestronk A
Muscle Nerve. 2013 Sep; 48(3)440-4. doi: 10.1002/mus.23830.

PMID:
    23447136
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical and laboratory features of neuropathies with serum IgM binding to TS-HDS.
Pestronk A, Schmidt RE, Choksi RM, Sommerville RB, Al-Lozi MT
Muscle Nerve. 2012 Jun; 45(6)866-72. doi: 10.1002/mus.23256.

PMID:
    22581541
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Familial ALS with extreme phenotypic variability due to the I113T SOD1 mutation.
Lopate G, Baloh RH, Al-Lozi MT, Miller TM, Fernandes Filho JA, Ni O, Leston A, Florence J, Schierbecker J, Allred P
Amyotroph Lateral Scler. 2010; 11(1-2)232-6. doi: 10.3109/17482960902898069.

PMID:
    20184521
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Diagnostic criteria for late-onset (childhood and adult) Pompe disease.
American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
Muscle Nerve. 2009 Jul; 40(1)149-60. doi: 10.1002/mus.21393.

PMID:
    19533647
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Median and ulnar nerve conduction studies at the wrist: criterion validity of the NC-stat automated device.
Armstrong TN, Dale AM, Al-Lozi MT, Franzblau A, Evanoff BA
J Occup Environ Med. 2008 Jul; 50(7)758-64. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0b013e3181645425.

PMID:
    18617831
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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TDP-43 A315T mutation in familial motor neuron disease.
Gitcho MA, Baloh RH, Chakraverty S, Mayo K, Norton JB, Levitch D, Hatanpaa KJ, White CL 3rd, Bigio EH, Caselli R, Baker M, Al-Lozi MT, Morris JC, Pestronk A, Rademakers R, Goate AM, Cairns NJ
Ann Neurol. 2008 Apr; 63(4)535-8. doi: 10.1002/ana.21344.

PMID:
    18288693
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Brachio-cervical inflammatory myopathies: clinical, immune, and myopathologic features.
Pestronk A, Kos K, Lopate G, Al-Lozi MT
Arthritis Rheum. 2006 May; 54(5)1687-96.

PMID:
    16646041
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Peripheral neuropathies in Waldenström's macroglobulinaemia.
Levine T, Pestronk A, Florence J, Al-Lozi MT, Lopate G, Miller T, Ramneantu I, Waheed W, Stambuk M, Stone MJ, Choksi R
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2006 Feb; 77(2)224-8.

PMID:
    16421127
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sensory exam with a quantitative tuning fork: rapid, sensitive and predictive of SNAP amplitude.
Pestronk A, Florence J, Levine T, Al-Lozi MT, Lopate G, Miller T, Ramneantu I, Waheed W, Stambuk M
Neurology. 2004 Feb 10; 62(3)461-4.

PMID:
    14872031
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Treatment of IgM antibody associated polyneuropathies using rituximab.
Pestronk A, Florence J, Miller T, Choksi R, Al-Lozi MT, Levine TD
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2003 Apr; 74(4)485-9.

PMID:
    12640069
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sensory neuropathy with monoclonal IgM binding to a trisulfated heparin disaccharide.
Pestronk A, Choksi R, Logigian E, Al-Lozi MT
Muscle Nerve. 2003 Feb; 27(2)188-95.

PMID:
    12548526
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Myopathy with antibodies to the signal recognition particle: clinical and pathological features.
Miller T, Al-Lozi MT, Lopate G, Pestronk A
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2002 Oct; 73(4)420-8.

PMID:
    12235311
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical delineation and localization to chromosome 9p13.3-p12 of a unique dominant disorder in four families: hereditary inclusion body myopathy, Paget disease of bone, and frontotemporal dementia.
Kovach MJ, Waggoner B, Leal SM, Gelber D, Khardori R, Levenstien MA, Shanks CA, Gregg G, Al-Lozi MT, Miller T, Rakowicz W, Lopate G, Florence J, Glosser G, Simmons Z, Morris JC, Whyte MP, Pestronk A, Kimonis VE
Mol Genet Metab. 2001 Dec; 74(4)458-75.

PMID:
    11749051
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Paraneoplastic necrotizing myopathy: clinical and pathological features.
Levin MI, Mozaffar T, Al-Lozi MT, Pestronk A
Neurology. 1998 Mar; 50(3)764-7.

PMID:
    9521271
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Steroid-responsive myopathy with deficient chondroitin sulfate C in skeletal muscle connective tissue.
al-Lozi MT, Hemelt VB, Pestronk A
Neurology. 1998 Feb; 50(2)526-9.

PMID:
    9484390
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A skeletal muscle-specific form of decorin is a target antigen for a serum IgM M-protein in a patient with a proximal myopathy.
al-Lozi MT, Pestronk A, Choksi R
Neurology. 1997 Dec; 49(6)1650-4.

PMID:
    9409362
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Myopathy and paraproteinemia with serum IgM binding to a high-molecular-weight muscle fiber surface protein.
al-Lozi MT, Pestronk A, Yee WC, Flaris N
Ann Neurol. 1995 Jan; 37(1)41-6.

PMID:
    7818256
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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