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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

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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

Clinical Resting-state fMRI in the Preoperative Setting: Are We Ready for Prime Time?
Lee MH, Miller-Thomas MM, Benzinger TL, Marcus DS, Hacker CD, Leuthardt EC, Shimony JS
Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2016 Feb; 25(1)11-8. doi: 10.1097/RMR.0000000000000075.

PMID:
    26848556
    [PubMed - in process]
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Plasma Phospholipid and Sphingolipid Alterations in Presenilin1 Mutation Carriers: A Pilot Study.
Chatterjee P, Lim WL, Shui G, Gupta VB, James I, Fagan AM, Xiong C, Sohrabi HR, Taddei K, Brown BM, Benzinger T, Masters C, Snowden SG, Wenk MR, Bateman RJ, Morris JC, Martins RN
J Alzheimers Dis. 2016 Jan 21;

PMID:
    26836186
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Local and distributed PiB accumulation associated with development of preclinical Alzheimer's disease.
Brier MR, McCarthy JE, Benzinger TL, Stern A, Su Y, Friedrichsen KA, Morris JC, Ances BM, Vlassenko AG
Neurobiol Aging. 2016 Feb; 38104-11. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2015.10.025.

PMID:
    26827648
    [PubMed - in process]
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Impact of MR based attenuation correction on neurological PET studies.
Su Y, Rubin B, McConathy J, Laforest R, Qi J, Sharma A, Priatna A, Benzinger T
J Nucl Med. 2016 Jan 28; pii: jnumed.115.164822.

PMID:
    26823562
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The role of imaging in the management of adults with diffuse low grade glioma : A systematic review and evidence-based clinical practice guideline.
Fouke SJ, Benzinger T, Gibson D, Ryken TC, Kalkanis SN, Olson JJ
J Neurooncol. 2015 Dec; 125(3)457-79. doi: 10.1007/s11060-015-1908-9.

PMID:
    26530262
    [PubMed - in process]
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Aerobic Glycolysis as a Marker of Tumor Aggressiveness: Preliminary Data in High Grade Human Brain Tumors.
Vlassenko AG, McConathy J, Couture LE, Su Y, Massoumzadeh P, Leeds HS, Chicoine MR, Tran DD, Huang J, Dahiya S, Marcus DS, Fouke SJ, Rich KM, Raichle ME, Benzinger TL
Dis Markers. 2015; 2015874904. doi: 10.1155/2015/874904.

PMID:
    26424903
    [PubMed - in process]
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Alzheimer Disease Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers Moderate Baseline Differences and Predict Longitudinal Change in Attentional Control and Episodic Memory Composites in the Adult Children Study.
Aschenbrenner AJ, Balota DA, Fagan AM, Duchek JM, Benzinger TL, Morris JC
J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2015 Sep; 21(8)573-83. doi: 10.1017/S1355617715000776.

PMID:
    26416094
    [PubMed - in process]
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In response: From the CA1 subfield, and beyond!
Maccotta L, Moseley ED, Benzinger TL, Hogan RE
Epilepsia. 2015 Sep; 56(9)1471-2. doi: 10.1111/epi.13079.

PMID:
    26340700
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Cerebral amyloidosis associated with cognitive decline in autosomal dominant Alzheimer disease.
Wang F, Gordon BA, Ryman DC, Ma S, Xiong C, Hassenstab J, Goate A, Fagan AM, Cairns NJ, Marcus DS, McDade E, Ringman JM, Graff-Radford NR, Ghetti B, Farlow MR, Sperling R, Salloway S, Schofield PR, Masters CL, Martins RN, Rossor MN, Jucker M, Danek A, Förster S, Lane CA, Morris JC, Benzinger TL, Bateman RJ, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network
Neurology. 2015 Sep 1; 85(9)790-8. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000001903.

PMID:
    26245925
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Longitudinal Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarker Changes in Preclinical Alzheimer Disease During Middle Age.
Sutphen CL, Jasielec MS, Shah AR, Macy EM, Xiong C, Vlassenko AG, Benzinger TL, Stoops EE, Vanderstichele HM, Brix B, Darby HD, Vandijck ML, Ladenson JH, Morris JC, Holtzman DM, Fagan AM
JAMA Neurol. 2015 Sep; 72(9)1029-42. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2015.1285.

PMID:
    26147946
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The effects of white matter hyperintensities and amyloid deposition on Alzheimer dementia.
Gordon BA, Najmi S, Hsu P, Roe CM, Morris JC, Benzinger TL
Neuroimage Clin. 2015; 8246-52. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2015.04.017.

PMID:
    26106548
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Age and amyloid effects on human central nervous system amyloid-beta kinetics.
Patterson BW, Elbert DL, Mawuenyega KG, Kasten T, Ovod V, Ma S, Xiong C, Chott R, Yarasheski K, Sigurdson W, Zhang L, Goate A, Benzinger T, Morris JC, Holtzman D, Bateman RJ
Ann Neurol. 2015 Sep; 78(3)439-53. doi: 10.1002/ana.24454.

PMID:
    26040676
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Neuropathologic assessment of participants in two multi-center longitudinal observational studies: the Alzheimer Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) and the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN).
Cairns NJ, Perrin RJ, Franklin EE, Carter D, Vincent B, Xie M, Bateman RJ, Benzinger T, Friedrichsen K, Brooks WS, Halliday GM, McLean C, Ghetti B, Morris JC, Alzheimer Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network
Neuropathology. 2015 Aug; 35(4)390-400. doi: 10.1111/neup.12205.

PMID:
    25964057
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Quantitative amyloid imaging using image-derived arterial input function.
Su Y, Blazey TM, Snyder AZ, Raichle ME, Hornbeck RC, Aldea P, Morris JC, Benzinger TL
PLoS One. 2015; 10(4)e0122920. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0122920.

PMID:
    25849581
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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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Lack of an association of BDNF Val66Met polymorphism and plasma BDNF with hippocampal volume and memory.
Kim A, Fagan AM, Goate AM, Benzinger TL, Morris JC, Head D, Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative
Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci. 2015 Sep; 15(3)625-43. doi: 10.3758/s13415-015-0343-x.

PMID:
    25784293
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MR-based attenuation correction for PET/MRI neurological studies with continuous-valued attenuation coefficients for bone through a conversion from R2* to CT-Hounsfield units.
Juttukonda MR, Mersereau BG, Chen Y, Su Y, Rubin BG, Benzinger TL, Lalush DS, An H
Neuroimage. 2015 May 15; 112160-8. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.03.009.

PMID:
    25776213
    [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
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Task-evoked fMRI changes in attention networks are associated with preclinical Alzheimer's disease biomarkers.
Gordon BA, Zacks JM, Blazey T, Benzinger TL, Morris JC, Fagan AM, Holtzman DM, Balota DA
Neurobiol Aging. 2015 May; 36(5)1771-9. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2015.01.019.

PMID:
    25708908
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Decreased platelet APP isoform ratios in autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease: baseline data from a DIAN cohort subset.
Chatterjee P, Gupta VB, Fagan AM, Jasielec MS, Xiong C, Sohrabi HR, Dhaliwal S, Taddei K, Bourgeat P, Brown BM, Benzinger T, Bateman RJ, Morris JC, Martins RN, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network
Curr Alzheimer Res. 2015; 12(2)157-64.

PMID:
    25654503
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