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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

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Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

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

Longitudinal brain imaging in preclinical Alzheimer disease: impact of APOE ɛ4 genotype.
Mishra S, Blazey TM, Holtzman DM, Cruchaga C, Su Y, Morris JC, Benzinger TLS, Gordon BA
Brain. 2018 Apr 17; doi: 10.1093/brain/awy103.

PMID:
    29672664
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Aerobic glycolysis and tau deposition in preclinical Alzheimer's disease.
Vlassenko AG, Gordon BA, Goyal MS, Su Y, Blazey TM, Durbin TJ, Couture LE, Christensen JJ, Jafri H, Morris JC, Raichle ME, Benzinger TL
Neurobiol Aging. 2018 Mar 20; 6795-98. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2018.03.014.

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    29655050
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Amyloid-β Plaques in Clinical Alzheimer's Disease Brain Incorporate Stable Isotope Tracer <i>In Vivo</i> and Exhibit Nanoscale Heterogeneity.
Wildburger NC, Gyngard F, Guillermier C, Patterson BW, Elbert D, Mawuenyega KG, Schneider T, Green K, Roth R, Schmidt RE, Cairns NJ, Benzinger TLS, Steinhauser ML, Bateman RJ
Front Neurol. 2018; 9169. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00169.

PMID:
    29623063
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Data-driven models of dominantly-inherited Alzheimer's disease progression.
Oxtoby NP, Young AL, Cash DM, Benzinger TLS, Fagan AM, Morris JC, Bateman RJ, Fox NC, Schott JM, Alexander DC
Brain. 2018 Mar 22; doi: 10.1093/brain/awy050.

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    29579160
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Tau Kinetics in Neurons and the Human Central Nervous System.
Sato C, Barthélemy NR, Mawuenyega KG, Patterson BW, Gordon BA, Jockel-Balsarotti J, Sullivan M, Crisp MJ, Kasten T, Kirmess KM, Kanaan NM, Yarasheski KE, Baker-Nigh A, Benzinger TLS, Miller TM, Karch CM, Bateman RJ
Neuron. 2018 Mar 21; 97(6)1284-1298.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2018.02.015.

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    29566794
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Preferential degradation of cognitive networks differentiates Alzheimer's disease from ageing.
Chhatwal JP, Schultz AP, Johnson KA, Hedden T, Jaimes S, Benzinger TLS, Jack C Jr, Ances BM, Ringman JM, Marcus DS, Ghetti B, Farlow MR, Danek A, Levin J, Yakushev I, Laske C, Koeppe RA, Galasko DR, Xiong C, Masters CL, Schofield PR, Kinnunen KM, Salloway S, Martins RN, McDade E, Cairns NJ, Buckles VD, Morris JC, Bateman R, Sperling RA, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network.
Brain. 2018 Mar 7; doi: 10.1093/brain/awy053.

PMID:
    29522171
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Cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers measured by Elecsys assays compared to amyloid imaging.
Schindler SE, Gray JD, Gordon BA, Xiong C, Batrla-Utermann R, Quan M, Wahl S, Benzinger TLS, Holtzman DM, Morris JC, Fagan AM
Alzheimers Dement. 2018 Mar 2; pii: S1552-5260(18)30039-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2018.01.013.

PMID:
    29501462
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Proximity to Parental Symptom Onset and Amyloid-β Burden in Sporadic Alzheimer Disease.
Villeneuve S, Vogel JW, Gonneaud J, Pichet Binette A, Rosa-Neto P, Gauthier S, Bateman RJ, Fagan AM, Morris JC, Benzinger TLS, Johnson SC, Breitner JCS, Poirier J, Presymptomatic Evaluation of Novel or Experimental Treatments for Alzheimer Disease (PREVENT-AD) Research Group.
JAMA Neurol. 2018 Feb 26; doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.5135.

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    29482212
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Left frontal hub connectivity delays cognitive impairment in autosomal-dominant and sporadic Alzheimer's disease.
Franzmeier N, Düzel E, Jessen F, Buerger K, Levin J, Duering M, Dichgans M, Haass C, Suárez-Calvet M, Fagan AM, Paumier K, Benzinger T, Masters CL, Morris JC, Perneczky R, Janowitz D, Catak C, Wolfsgruber S, Wagner M, Teipel S, Kilimann I, Ramirez A, Rossor M, Jucker M, Chhatwal J, Spottke A, Boecker H, Brosseron F, Falkai P, Fliessbach K, Heneka MT, Laske C, Nestor P, Peters O, Fuentes M, Menne F, Priller J, Spruth EJ, Franke C, Schneider A, Kofler B, Westerteicher C, Speck O, Wiltfang J, Bartels C, Araque Caballero MÁ, Metzger C, Bittner D, Weiner M, Lee JH, Salloway S, Danek A, Goate A, Schofield PR, Bateman RJ, Ewers M
Brain. 2018 Apr 1; 141(4)1186-1200. doi: 10.1093/brain/awy008.

PMID:
    29462334
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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.

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    29438042
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Spatial patterns of neuroimaging biomarker change in individuals from families with autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease: a longitudinal study.
Gordon BA, Blazey TM, Su Y, Hari-Raj A, Dincer A, Flores S, Christensen J, McDade E, Wang G, Xiong C, Cairns NJ, Hassenstab J, Marcus DS, Fagan AM, Jack CR Jr, Hornbeck RC, Paumier KL, Ances BM, Berman SB, Brickman AM, Cash DM, Chhatwal JP, Correia S, Förster S, Fox NC, Graff-Radford NR, la Fougère C, Levin J, Masters CL, Rossor MN, Salloway S, Saykin AJ, Schofield PR, Thompson PM, Weiner MM, Holtzman DM, Raichle ME, Morris JC, Bateman RJ, Benzinger TLS
Lancet Neurol. 2018 Mar; 17(3)241-250. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30028-0.

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    29397305
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Tau and Amyloid Positron Emission Tomography Imaging Predict Driving Performance Among Older Adults with and without Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease.
Roe CM, Babulal GM, Mishra S, Gordon BA, Stout SH, Ott BR, Carr DB, Ances BM, Morris JC, Benzinger TLS
J Alzheimers Dis. 2018; 61(2)509-513. doi: 10.3233/JAD-170521.

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    29171997
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Diffusion Tensor Imaging as a Biomarker to Differentiate Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis From Multiple Sclerosis at First Demyelination.
Aung WY, Massoumzadeh P, Najmi S, Salter A, Heaps J, Benzinger TLS, Mar S
Pediatr Neurol. 2018 Jan; 7870-74. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2017.09.016.

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    29167056
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Resting-state Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Presurgical Functional Mapping: Sensorimotor Localization.
Dierker D, Roland JL, Kamran M, Rutlin J, Hacker CD, Marcus DS, Milchenko M, Miller-Thomas MM, Benzinger TL, Snyder AZ, Leuthardt EC, Shimony JS
Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2017 Nov; 27(4)621-633. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2017.06.011.

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    28985933
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Loss of Brain Aerobic Glycolysis in Normal Human Aging.
Goyal MS, Vlassenko AG, Blazey TM, Su Y, Couture LE, Durbin TJ, Bateman RJ, Benzinger TL, Morris JC, Raichle ME
Cell Metab. 2017 Aug 1; 26(2)353-360.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2017.07.010.

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    28768174
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A novel PSEN1 (S230N) mutation causing early-onset Alzheimer's Disease associated with prosopagnosia, hoarding, and Parkinsonism.
Ringman JM, Casado M, Van Berlo V, Pa J, Joseph-Mathurin N, Fagan AM, Benzinger T, Bateman RJ, Morris JC
Neurosci Lett. 2017 Sep 14; 65711-15. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2017.07.046.

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    28764909
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AV-1451 PET imaging of tau pathology in preclinical Alzheimer disease: Defining a summary measure.
Mishra S, Gordon BA, Su Y, Christensen J, Friedrichsen K, Jackson K, Hornbeck R, Balota DA, Cairns NJ, Morris JC, Ances BM, Benzinger TLS
Neuroimage. 2017 Nov 1; 161171-178. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.07.050.

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    28756238
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Presymptomatic atrophy in autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease: A serial magnetic resonance imaging study.
Kinnunen KM, Cash DM, Poole T, Frost C, Benzinger TLS, Ahsan RL, Leung KK, Cardoso MJ, Modat M, Malone IB, Morris JC, Bateman RJ, Marcus DS, Goate A, Salloway SP, Correia S, Sperling RA, Chhatwal JP, Mayeux RP, Brickman AM, Martins RN, Farlow MR, Ghetti B, Saykin AJ, Jack CR Jr., Schofield PR, McDade E, Weiner MW, Ringman JM, Thompson PM, Masters CL, Rowe CC, Rossor MN, Ourselin S, Fox NC, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN).
Alzheimers Dement. 2018 Jan; 14(1)43-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2017.06.2268.

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    28738187
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Amyloid β concentrations and stable isotope labeling kinetics of human plasma specific to central nervous system amyloidosis.
Ovod V, Ramsey KN, Mawuenyega KG, Bollinger JG, Hicks T, Schneider T, Sullivan M, Paumier K, Holtzman DM, Morris JC, Benzinger T, Fagan AM, Patterson BW, Bateman RJ
Alzheimers Dement. 2017 Aug; 13(8)841-849. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2017.06.2266.

PMID:
    28734653
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Habitual exercise levels are associated with cerebral amyloid load in presymptomatic autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease.
Brown BM, Sohrabi HR, Taddei K, Gardener SL, Rainey-Smith SR, Peiffer JJ, Xiong C, Fagan AM, Benzinger T, Buckles V, Erickson KI, Clarnette R, Shah T, Masters CL, Weiner M, Cairns N, Rossor M, Graff-Radford NR, Salloway S, Vöglein J, Laske C, Noble J, Schofield PR, Bateman RJ, Morris JC, Martins RN, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network.
Alzheimers Dement. 2017 Nov; 13(11)1197-1206. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2017.03.008.

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    28501451
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