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Tammie Benzinger, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Radiology
Division, Diagnostic Radiology
Section, Neuroradiology

Specialty Areas

Radiology
Neuroradiology
Diagnostic Radiology

Board Certifications

Diagnostic Radiology
Neuroradiology

Areas of Clinical Interest

Neuroradiology

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Fellowship: Neuroradiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2006
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2005
Medical Degree: University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 2000
Ph.D.: Pathology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 1998
B.A.: Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts 1993

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Beyond the CA1 subfield: Local hippocampal shape changes in MRI-negative temporal lobe epilepsy.
Maccotta L, Moseley ED, Benzinger TL, Hogan RE
Epilepsia. 2015 May; 56(5)780-8. doi: 10.1111/epi.12955.

PMID:
    25809286
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Spatially distinct atrophy is linked to β-amyloid and tau in preclinical Alzheimer disease.
Wang L, Benzinger TL, Hassenstab J, Blazey T, Owen C, Liu J, Fagan AM, Morris JC, Ances BM
Neurology. 2015 Mar 24; 84(12)1254-60. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000001401.

PMID:
    25716355
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Susceptibility-weighted imaging helps to discriminate pediatric multiple sclerosis from acute disseminated encephalomyelitis.
Kelly JE, Mar S, D'Angelo G, Zhou G, Rajderkar D, Benzinger TL
Pediatr Neurol. 2015 Jan; 52(1)36-41. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2014.10.014.

PMID:
    25532777
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Probabilistic Air Segmentation and Sparse Regression Estimated Pseudo CT for PET/MR Attenuation Correction.
Chen Y, Juttukonda M, Su Y, Benzinger T, Rubin BG, Lee YZ, Lin W, Shen D, Lalush D, An H
Radiology. 2015 May; 275(2)562-9. doi: 10.1148/radiol.14140810.

PMID:
    25521778
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Centiloid Project: standardizing quantitative amyloid plaque estimation by PET.
Klunk WE, Koeppe RA, Price JC, Benzinger TL, Devous MD Sr, Jagust WJ, Johnson KA, Mathis CA, Minhas D, Pontecorvo MJ, Rowe CC, Skovronsky DM, Mintun MA
Alzheimers Dement. 2015 Jan; 11(1)1-15.e1-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2014.07.003.

PMID:
    25443857
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pathological correlates of white matter hyperintensities on magnetic resonance imaging.
Shim YS, Yang DW, Roe CM, Coats MA, Benzinger TL, Xiong C, Galvin JE, Cairns NJ, Morris JC
Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2015; 39(1-2)92-104. doi: 10.1159/000366411.

PMID:
    25401390
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Unrecognized preclinical Alzheimer disease confounds rs-fcMRI studies of normal aging.
Brier MR, Thomas JB, Snyder AZ, Wang L, Fagan AM, Benzinger T, Morris JC, Ances BM
Neurology. 2014 Oct 28; 83(18)1613-9. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000000939.

PMID:
    25261500
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of perfusion- and diffusion-weighted imaging parameters in brain tumor studies processed using different software platforms.
Milchenko MV, Rajderkar D, LaMontagne P, Massoumzadeh P, Bogdasarian R, Schweitzer G, Benzinger T, Marcus D, Shimony JS, Fouke SJ
Acad Radiol. 2014 Oct; 21(10)1294-303. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2014.05.016.

PMID:
    25088833
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The evolving role of neurological imaging in neuro-oncology.
Fontana EJ, Benzinger T, Cobbs C, Henson J, Fouke SJ
J Neurooncol. 2014 Sep; 119(3)491-502. doi: 10.1007/s11060-014-1505-3.

PMID:
    25081974
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Functional connectivity in autosomal dominant and late-onset Alzheimer disease.
Thomas JB, Brier MR, Bateman RJ, Snyder AZ, Benzinger TL, Xiong C, Raichle M, Holtzman DM, Sperling RA, Mayeux R, Ghetti B, Ringman JM, Salloway S, McDade E, Rossor MN, Ourselin S, Schofield PR, Masters CL, Martins RN, Weiner MW, Thompson PM, Fox NC, Koeppe RA, Jack CR Jr, Mathis CA, Oliver A, Blazey TM, Moulder K, Buckles V, Hornbeck R, Chhatwal J, Schultz AP, Goate AM, Fagan AM, Cairns NJ, Marcus DS, Morris JC, Ances BM
JAMA Neurol. 2014 Sep; 71(9)1111-22. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2014.1654.

PMID:
    25069482
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Automated classification of radiology reports to facilitate retrospective study in radiology.
Zhou Y, Amundson PK, Yu F, Kessler MM, Benzinger TL, Wippold FJ
J Digit Imaging. 2014 Dec; 27(6)730-6. doi: 10.1007/s10278-014-9708-x.

PMID:
    24874407
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The effect of APOE ε4 allele on cholinesterase inhibitors in patients with Alzheimer disease: evaluation of the feasibility of resting state functional connectivity magnetic resonance imaging.
Wang L, Day J, Roe CM, Brier MR, Thomas JB, Benzinger TL, Morris JC, Ances BM
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2014 Apr-Jun; 28(2)122-7. doi: 10.1097/WAD.0b013e318299d096.

PMID:
    24830360
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Diurnal patterns of soluble amyloid precursor protein metabolites in the human central nervous system.
Dobrowolska JA, Kasten T, Huang Y, Benzinger TL, Sigurdson W, Ovod V, Morris JC, Bateman RJ
PLoS One. 2014; 9(3)e89998. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089998.

PMID:
    24646516
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Longitudinal change in CSF biomarkers in autosomal-dominant Alzheimer's disease.
Fagan AM, Xiong C, Jasielec MS, Bateman RJ, Goate AM, Benzinger TL, Ghetti B, Martins RN, Masters CL, Mayeux R, Ringman JM, Rossor MN, Salloway S, Schofield PR, Sperling RA, Marcus D, Cairns NJ, Buckles VD, Ladenson JH, Morris JC, Holtzman DM, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network
Sci Transl Med. 2014 Mar 5; 6(226)226ra30. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3007901.

PMID:
    24598588
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A novel PSEN1 mutation (I238M) associated with early-onset Alzheimer's disease in an African-American woman.
Ting SK, Benzinger T, Kepe V, Fagan A, Coppola G, Porter V, Hecimovic S, Chakraverty S, Alvarez-Retuerto AI, Goate A, Ringman JM
J Alzheimers Dis. 2014; 40(2)271-5. doi: 10.3233/JAD-131844.

PMID:
    24413619
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Quantitative analysis of PiB-PET with FreeSurfer ROIs.
Su Y, D'Angelo GM, Vlassenko AG, Zhou G, Snyder AZ, Marcus DS, Blazey TM, Christensen JJ, Vora S, Morris JC, Mintun MA, Benzinger TL
PLoS One. 2013; 8(11)e73377. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073377.

PMID:
    24223109
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Functional connectivity and graph theory in preclinical Alzheimer's disease.
Brier MR, Thomas JB, Fagan AM, Hassenstab J, Holtzman DM, Benzinger TL, Morris JC, Ances BM
Neurobiol Aging. 2014 Apr; 35(4)757-68. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2013.10.081.

PMID:
    24216223
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Regional variability of imaging biomarkers in autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease.
Benzinger TL, Blazey T, Jack CR Jr, Koeppe RA, Su Y, Xiong C, Raichle ME, Snyder AZ, Ances BM, Bateman RJ, Cairns NJ, Fagan AM, Goate A, Marcus DS, Aisen PS, Christensen JJ, Ercole L, Hornbeck RC, Farrar AM, Aldea P, Jasielec MS, Owen CJ, Xie X, Mayeux R, Brickman A, McDade E, Klunk W, Mathis CA, Ringman J, Thompson PM, Ghetti B, Saykin AJ, Sperling RA, Johnson KA, Salloway S, Correia S, Schofield PR, Masters CL, Rowe C, Villemagne VL, Martins R, Ourselin S, Rossor MN, Fox NC, Cash DM, Weiner MW, Holtzman DM, Buckles VD, Moulder K, Morris JC
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Nov 19; 110(47)E4502-9. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1317918110.

PMID:
    24194552
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Allodynia and descending pain modulation in migraine: a resting state functional connectivity analysis.
Schwedt TJ, Larson-Prior L, Coalson RS, Nolan T, Mar S, Ances BM, Benzinger T, Schlaggar BL
Pain Med. 2014 Jan; 15(1)154-65. doi: 10.1111/pme.12267.

PMID:
    24165094
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The comprehensive neuro-oncology data repository (CONDR): a research infrastructure to develop and validate imaging biomarkers.
Fouke SJ, Benzinger TL, Milchenko M, LaMontagne P, Shimony JS, Chicoine MR, Rich KM, Kim AH, Leuthardt EC, Keogh B, Marcus DS
Neurosurgery. 2014 Jan; 74(1)88-98. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000201.

PMID:
    24089052
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