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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

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures

Location(s)

Location(s)

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

An Atypical and Multifactorial Acute Immune Polyradiculopathy: A Case Report.
Brier MR, Everett EA, Bucelli RC
Neurohospitalist. 2020 Apr; 10(2)118-120. doi: 10.1177/1941874419865640.

PMID:
    32373275
    [PubMed]
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Single-cell RNA-seq analysis of human CSF microglia and myeloid cells in neuroinflammation.
Esaulova E, Cantoni C, Shchukina I, Zaitsev K, Bucelli RC, Wu GF, Artyomov MN, Cross AH, Edelson BT
Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2020 Jul; 7(4)pii: e732. doi: 10.1212/NXI.0000000000000732.

PMID:
    32371549
    [PubMed - in process]
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Loss- or Gain-of-Function Mutations in ACOX1 Cause Axonal Loss via Different Mechanisms.
Chung HL, Wangler MF, Marcogliese PC, Jo J, Ravenscroft TA, Zuo Z, Duraine L, Sadeghzadeh S, Li-Kroeger D, Schmidt RE, Pestronk A, Rosenfeld JA, Burrage L, Herndon MJ, Chen S, Members of Undiagnosed Diseases Network., Shillington A, Vawter-Lee M, Hopkin R, Rodriguez-Smith J, Henrickson M, Lee B, Moser AB, Jones RO, Watkins P, Yoo T, Mar S, Choi M, Bucelli RC, Yamamoto S, Lee HK, Prada CE, Chae JH, Vogel TP, Bellen HJ
Neuron. 2020 May 20; 106(4)589-606.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2020.02.021.

PMID:
    32169171
    [PubMed - in process]
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An Elderly Man with Dementia.
Brier MR, Bucelli RC, Day GS
Clin Chem. 2020 Mar 1; 66(3)415-420. doi: 10.1093/clinchem/hvz002.

PMID:
    32109302
    [PubMed - in process]
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Nerve transfer as a novel treatment for West Nile virus-associated acute flaccid paralysis.
Wilks AW, Ray WZ, Al-Lozi MT, Bucelli RC
J Neurol Sci. 2019 Dec 15; 407116502. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2019.116502.

PMID:
    31669727
    [PubMed - in process]
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Testing for N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor autoantibodies in clinical practice.
Brooks J, Yarbrough ML, Bucelli RC, Day GS
Can J Neurol Sci. 2019 Sep 30; 1-27. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2019.305.

PMID:
    31566162
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Reader response: Unintended consequences of Mayo paraneoplastic evaluations.
Brier MR, Bucelli RC, Day GS
Neurology. 2019 Sep 24; 93(13)603. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000008178.

PMID:
    31551272
    [PubMed]
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Primary Spinal Cord Glioblastoma Multiforme in the Young and Old.
Rodriguez J, Dionne K, Wu GF, Goyal MS, Bucelli RC
Neurohospitalist. 2019 Oct; 9(4)243-244. doi: 10.1177/1941874419832443.

PMID:
    31534618
    [PubMed]
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Rapid Recovery With Plasma Exchange in Acute Motor Axonal Neuropathy With Reversible Conduction Failure.
Burford M, Chou CA, Sommerville RB, Bucelli RC
J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2019 Sep; 21(1)35-41. doi: 10.1097/CND.0000000000000256.

PMID:
    31453853
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A mutation in Site-1 Protease is associated with a complex phenotype that includes episodic hyperCKemia and focal myoedema.
Schweitzer GG, Gan C, Bucelli RC, Wegner D, Schmidt RE, Shinawi M, Finck BN, Brookheart RT
Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2019 Jul; 7(7)e00733. doi: 10.1002/mgg3.733.

PMID:
    31070020
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Immune myopathy with large histiocyte-related myofiber necrosis.
Pestronk A, Sinha N, Alhumayyd Z, Ly C, Schmidt R, Bucelli R
Neurology. 2019 Apr 9; 92(15)e1763-e1772. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000007260.

PMID:
    30894448
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sleep disturbances are common in patients with autoimmune encephalitis.
Blattner MS, de Bruin GS, Bucelli RC, Day GS
J Neurol. 2019 Apr; 266(4)1007-1015. doi: 10.1007/s00415-019-09230-2.

PMID:
    30741377
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Structural signature of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
Navid J, Day GS, Strain J, Perrin RJ, Bucelli RC, Dincer A, Wisch JK, Soleimani-Meigooni D, Morris JC, Benzinger TLS, Ances BM
Eur J Neurol. 2019 Aug; 26(8)1037-1043. doi: 10.1111/ene.13930.

PMID:
    30735286
    [PubMed - in process]
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Patient characteristics and outcome associations in AMPA receptor encephalitis.
Laurido-Soto O, Brier MR, Simon LE, McCullough A, Bucelli RC, Day GS
J Neurol. 2019 Feb; 266(2)450-460. doi: 10.1007/s00415-018-9153-8.

PMID:
    30560455
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians and health professionals are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians and health professionals work collaboratively with pharmaceutical, medical device or other medical care related companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our physicians and health professionals have an ownership or potential ownership interest in a commercial company; and/or are paid by a commercial company to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians or health professionals must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this website, physicians and health professionals earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following financial interests during calendar year 2019:

Company Name: NeuroQuestions LLC

Royalties:

Equity: Yes

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2020

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