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Robert Bucelli, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Neurology

Specialty Areas

Neurology - Adult
Neuromuscular Disease
Electromyography

Board Certifications

Neurology
Neuromuscular Medicine
Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Neuromuscular disorders, inpatient general neurology

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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: 314-362-7241
Fax: 314-362-0338

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
McMillan Building

517 S. Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-362-3293
Fax: 314-747-1345

Education

Education

BA: Biology, Canisius College, Buffalo, New York 2001
Residency: Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2011
MD: State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 2007
PhD: State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 2007
Fellowship: Neuromuscular Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2012

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Hereditary Motor Neuropathies and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: a Molecular and Clinical Update.
Garcia-Santibanez R, Burford M, Bucelli RC
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2018 Oct 17; 18(12)93. doi: 10.1007/s11910-018-0901-z.

PMID:
    30328519
    [PubMed - in process]
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Implementing Motor Unit Number Index (MUNIX) in a large clinical trial: Real world experience from 27 centres.
Neuwirth C, Braun N, Claeys KG, Bucelli R, Fournier C, Bromberg M, Petri S, Goedee S, Lenglet T, Leppanen R, Canosa A, Goodman I, Al-Lozi M, Ohkubo T, Hübers A, Atassi N, Abrahao A, Funke A, Appelfeller M, Tümmler A, Finegan E, Glass JD, Babu S, Ladha SS, Kwast-Rabben O, Juntas-Morales R, Coffey A, Chaudhry V, Vu T, Saephanh C, Newhard C, Zakrzewski M, Rosier E, Hamel N, Raheja D, Raaijman J, Ferguson T, Weber M
Clin Neurophysiol. 2018 Aug; 129(8)1756-1762. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2018.04.614.

PMID:
    29803404
    [PubMed - in process]
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CANOMAD and other chronic ataxic neuropathies with disialosyl antibodies (CANDA).
Garcia-Santibanez R, Zaidman CM, Sommerville RB, Lopate G, Weihl CC, Pestronk A, Bucelli RC
J Neurol. 2018 Jun; 265(6)1402-1409. doi: 10.1007/s00415-018-8853-4.

PMID:
    29633012
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Autoimmune Encephalitis With Multiple Autoantibodies: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge.
Kim AE, Kang P, Bucelli RC, Ferguson CJ, Schmidt RE, Varadhachary AS, Day GS
Neurologist. 2018 Mar; 23(2)55-59. doi: 10.1097/NRL.0000000000000171.

PMID:
    29494437
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cerebellar Ataxia With Neuropathy and Vestibular Areflexia Syndrome Presenting With Neurotrophic Keratopathy.
Paley GL, Kung NH, Bucelli RC, Margolis TP, Van Stavern GP
J Neuroophthalmol. 2018 Sep; 38(3)342-343. doi: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000000638.

PMID:
    29474200
    [PubMed - in process]
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TIA1 variant drives myodegeneration in multisystem proteinopathy with SQSTM1 mutations.
Lee Y, Jonson PH, Sarparanta J, Palmio J, Sarkar M, Vihola A, Evilä A, Suominen T, Penttilä S, Savarese M, Johari M, Minot MC, Hilton-Jones D, Maddison P, Chinnery P, Reimann J, Kornblum C, Kraya T, Zierz S, Sue C, Goebel H, Azfer A, Ralston SH, Hackman P, Bucelli RC, Taylor JP, Weihl CC, Udd B
J Clin Invest. 2018 Mar 1; 128(3)1164-1177. doi: 10.1172/JCI97103.

PMID:
    29457785
    [PubMed - in process]
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In vivo [<sup>18</sup>F]-AV-1451 tau-PET imaging in sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
Day GS, Gordon BA, Perrin RJ, Cairns NJ, Beaumont H, Schwetye K, Ferguson C, Sinha N, Bucelli R, Musiek ES, Ghoshal N, Ponisio MR, Vincent B, Mishra S, Jackson K, Morris JC, Benzinger TLS, Ances BM
Neurology. 2018 Mar 6; 90(10)e896-e906. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005064.

PMID:
    29438042
    [PubMed - in process]
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Immune myopathies with perimysial pathology: Clinical and laboratory features.
Bucelli RC, Pestronk A
Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2018 Mar; 5(2)e434. doi: 10.1212/NXI.0000000000000434.

PMID:
    29359173
    [PubMed]
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Nerve ultrasound reliability of upper limbs: Effects of examiner training.
Garcia-Santibanez R, Dietz AR, Bucelli RC, Zaidman CM
Muscle Nerve. 2018 Feb; 57(2)189-192. doi: 10.1002/mus.25980.

PMID:
    28981150
    [PubMed - in process]
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Nodular Leptomeningeal Enhancement in Neurosarcoidosis: Before and After Treatment.
Avila JD, Bucelli RC
Neurohospitalist. 2017 Oct; 7(4)NP1-NP2. doi: 10.1177/1941874416684457.

PMID:
    28975003
    [PubMed]
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Teaching Neuro<i>Images</i>: Cerebral amyloid angiopathy-related inflammation presenting with isolated leptomeningitis.
Kang P, Bucelli RC, Ferguson CJ, Corbo JC, Kim AH, Day GS
Neurology. 2017 Aug 8; 89(6)e66-e67. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000004218.

PMID:
    28784645
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Serial diaphragm ultrasound studies in neuralgic amyotrophy with bilateral phrenic neuropathies.
Garcia-Santibanez R, Zaidman CM, Russell T, Bucelli RC
Muscle Nerve. 2017 Dec; 56(6)E168-E170. doi: 10.1002/mus.25750.

PMID:
    28722779
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reversible Rhombencephalitis in Neuro-Behçet's Disease.
Kang P, Bucelli R
Neurohospitalist. 2017 Jul; 7(3)148-149. doi: 10.1177/1941874416670070.

PMID:
    28634508
    [PubMed]
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Monitoring the Diagnostic Process on an Inpatient Neurology Service.
Dhand A, Bucelli R, Varadhachary A, Tsiaklides M, de Bruin G, Dhaliwal G
Neurohospitalist. 2017 Jul; 7(3)132-136. doi: 10.1177/1941874416677681.

PMID:
    28634503
    [PubMed]
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Commentary.
Wilks A, Bucelli RC
Clin Chem. 2017 Jun; 63(6)1073. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2017.272252.

PMID:
    28550126
    [PubMed - in process]
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A Middle-aged Man With Progressive Ophthalmoparesis, Ataxia, and Spastic Paraparesis.
Kung NH, Van Stavern GP, Bucelli RC
JAMA Neurol. 2017 Jun 1; 74(6)733-736. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.0055.

PMID:
    28437518
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A 66-Year-Old Woman with a Progressive, Longitudinally Extensive, Tract Specific, Myelopathy.
O'Keefe E, Schwetye KE, Nazarian J, Perrin R, Schmidt RE, Bucelli R
Case Rep Neurol Med. 2016; 20164125294.

PMID:
    27990305
    [PubMed]
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Ziprasidone as a Potential Abortive Therapy for Status Migrainosus.
Landsness EC, Wang LH, Bucelli RC
Neurohospitalist. 2016 Oct; 6(4)151-156.

PMID:
    27695596
    [PubMed]
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JC virus granule cell neuronopathy in the setting of chronic lymphopenia treated with recombinant interleukin-7.
Soleimani-Meigooni DN, Schwetye KE, Angeles MR, Ryschkewitsch CF, Major EO, Dang X, Koralnik IJ, Schmidt RE, Clifford DB, Kuhlmann FM, Bucelli RC
J Neurovirol. 2017 Feb; 23(1)141-146. doi: 10.1007/s13365-016-0465-0.

PMID:
    27421731
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sleep Pathology in Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.
Kang P, de Bruin GS, Wang LH, Ward BA, Ances BM, Lim MM, Bucelli RC
J Clin Sleep Med. 2016 Jul 15; 12(7)1033-9. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.5944.

PMID:
    27250807
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Defining the clinical and pathologic characteristics of patients with acquired immune mediated/inflammatory myopathies ; identifying diagnostic measures to aid in the early and accurate diagnosis of patients with rapidly progressive dementias, including sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease