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Rachel Darken, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Specialty Areas

Neurology - General
Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

Sleep Medicine
Neurology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

General adult neurology, sleep medicine, sleep disorders, cataplexy, narcolepsy, insomnia, sleep apnea and snoring, restless leg syndrome, migraine

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center 40 Building

1600 S. Brentwood Blvd.
Suite 600
St. Louis, MO 63144

Office Phone: (General Neurology) 314-362-7241
Fax: (General Neurology) 314-362-0338

Education

Education

B.A.: University of Texas, Austin, Texas 1996
Ph.D.: Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Genetics, Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 2003
Medical Degree: Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York 2004
Residency: Neurology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 2009
Fellowship: Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2010

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

γ-Hydroxybutyric acid-induced electrographic seizures.
Cheung J, Lucey BP, Duntley SP, Darken RS
J Clin Sleep Med. 2014 Jul 15; 10(7)811-2. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.3882.

PMID:
    25024661
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Brainstem glioma presenting as pruritus in children with neurofibromatosis-1.
Darken RS, Bogitch R, Leonard J, Perry A, McKinstry RC, Gutmann DH, Rubin JB
J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009 Dec; 31(12)972-6. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0b013e3181b8701f.

PMID:
    19935099
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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High TGFbeta-Smad activity confers poor prognosis in glioma patients and promotes cell proliferation depending on the methylation of the PDGF-B gene.
Bruna A, Darken RS, Rojo F, Ocaña A, Peñuelas S, Arias A, Paris R, Tortosa A, Mora J, Baselga J, Seoane J
Cancer Cell. 2007 Feb; 11(2)147-60.

PMID:
    17292826
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Delta3D open source game engine.
Darken R, McDowell P, Johnson E
IEEE Comput Graph Appl. 2005 May-Jun; 25(3)10-2.

PMID:
    15943084
    [PubMed]
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Prickle and Strabismus form a functional complex to generate a correct axis during planar cell polarity signaling.
Jenny A, Darken RS, Wilson PA, Mlodzik M
EMBO J. 2003 Sep 1; 22(17)4409-20.

PMID:
    12941693
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Beta-catenin/Tcf-regulated transcription prior to the midblastula transition.
Yang J, Tan C, Darken RS, Wilson PA, Klein PS
Development. 2002 Dec; 129(24)5743-52.

PMID:
    12421713
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The planar polarity gene strabismus regulates convergent extension movements in Xenopus.
Darken RS, Scola AM, Rakeman AS, Das G, Mlodzik M, Wilson PA
EMBO J. 2002 Mar 1; 21(5)976-85.

PMID:
    11867525
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Axis induction by wnt signaling: Target promoter responsiveness regulates competence.
Darken RS, Wilson PA
Dev Biol. 2001 Jun 1; 234(1)42-54.

PMID:
    11356018
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Quantitative measures of presence in virtual environments: the roles of attention and spatial comprehension.
Darken RP, Bernatovich D, Lawson JP, Peterson B
Cyberpsychol Behav. 1999; 2(4)337-47. doi: 10.1089/cpb.1999.2.337.

PMID:
    19178230
    [PubMed]
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Metabolism during delayed hatching in terrestrial eggs of a marine fish, the grunion Leuresthes tenuis.
Darken RS, Martin KL, Fisher MC
Physiol Zool. 1998 Jul-Aug; 71(4)400-6.

PMID:
    9678500
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lithium carbonate and hypothyroidism.
James JJ, Darken RA
Med J Aust. 1976 Feb 28; 1(9)266-7.

PMID:
    1272160
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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