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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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Maps & Directions

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

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 May 11; pii: S1552-5260(17)30147-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2017.03.008.

PMID:
    28501451
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Decreased body mass index in the preclinical stage of autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease.
Müller S, Preische O, Sohrabi HR, Gräber S, Jucker M, Dietzsch J, Ringman JM, Martins RN, McDade E, Schofield PR, Ghetti B, Rossor M, Graff-Radford NR, Levin J, Galasko D, Quaid KA, Salloway S, Xiong C, Benzinger T, Buckles V, Masters CL, Sperling R, Bateman RJ, Morris JC, Laske C
Sci Rep. 2017 Apr 27; 7(1)1225. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-01327-w.

PMID:
    28450713
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Preclinical Alzheimer's disease and longitudinal driving decline.
Roe CM, Babulal GM, Head DM, Stout SH, Vernon EK, Ghoshal N, Garland B, Barco PP, Williams MM, Johnson A, Fierberg R, Fague MS, Xiong C, Mormino E, Grant EA, Holtzman DM, Benzinger TLS, Fagan AM, Ott BR, Carr DB, Morris JC
Alzheimers Dement (N Y). 2017 Jan; 3(1)74-82. doi: 10.1016/j.trci.2016.11.006.

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    28435853
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Tau-PET Binding Distinguishes Patients With Early-stage Posterior Cortical Atrophy From Amnestic Alzheimer Disease Dementia.
Day GS, Gordon BA, Jackson K, Christensen JJ, Rosana Ponisio M, Su Y, Ances BM, Benzinger TLS, Morris JC
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2017 Apr-Jun; 31(2)87-93. doi: 10.1097/WAD.0000000000000196.

PMID:
    28394771
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Neurologic Applications of PET/MR Imaging.
Miller-Thomas MM, Benzinger TL
Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2017 May; 25(2)297-313. doi: 10.1016/j.mric.2016.12.003.

PMID:
    28390530
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A Naturalistic Study of Driving Behavior in Older Adults and Preclinical Alzheimer Disease.
Babulal GM, Stout SH, Benzinger TL, Ott BR, Carr DB, Webb M, Traub CM, Addison A, Morris JC, Warren DK, Roe CM
J Appl Gerontol. 2017 Jan 1; 733464817690679. doi: 10.1177/0733464817690679.

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    28380718
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The use of hippocampal volumetric measurements to improve diagnostic accuracy in pediatric patients with mesial temporal sclerosis.
Guzmán Pérez-Carrillo GJ, Owen C, Schwetye KE, McFarlane S, Vellimana AK, Mar S, Miller-Thomas MM, Shimony JS, Smyth MD, Benzinger TLS
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 Jun; 19(6)720-728. doi: 10.3171/2016.12.PEDS16335.

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    28338446
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Process Dissociation Analyses of Memory Changes in Healthy Aging, Preclinical, and Very Mild Alzheimer Disease: Evidence for Isolated Recollection Deficits.
Millar PR, Balota DA, Maddox GB, Duchek JM, Aschenbrenner AJ, Fagan AM, Benzinger TL, Morris JC
Neuropsychology. 2017 Feb 16; doi: 10.1037/neu0000352.

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    28206782
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In vivo detection of microstructural correlates of brain pathology in preclinical and early Alzheimer Disease with magnetic resonance imaging.
Zhao Y, Raichle ME, Wen J, Benzinger TL, Fagan AM, Hassenstab J, Vlassenko AG, Luo J, Cairns NJ, Christensen JJ, Morris JC, Yablonskiy DA
Neuroimage. 2017 Mar 1; 148296-304. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.12.026.

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    27989773
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A multi-centre evaluation of eleven clinically feasible brain PET/MRI attenuation correction techniques using a large cohort of patients.
Ladefoged CN, Law I, Anazodo U, St Lawrence K, Izquierdo-Garcia D, Catana C, Burgos N, Cardoso MJ, Ourselin S, Hutton B, Mérida I, Costes N, Hammers A, Benoit D, Holm S, Juttukonda M, An H, Cabello J, Lukas M, Nekolla S, Ziegler S, Fenchel M, Jakoby B, Casey ME, Benzinger T, Højgaard L, Hansen AE, Andersen FL
Neuroimage. 2017 Feb 15; 147346-359. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.12.010.

PMID:
    27988322
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Clinical, imaging, pathological, and biochemical characterization of a novel presenilin 1 mutation (N135Y) causing Alzheimer's disease.
Natelson Love M, Clark DG, Cochran JN, Den Beste KA, Geldmacher DS, Benzinger TL, Gordon BA, Morris JC, Bateman RJ, Roberson ED
Neurobiol Aging. 2017 Jan; 49216.e7-216.e13. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2016.09.020.

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    27793474
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Widespread white matter and conduction defects in PSEN1-related spastic paraparesis.
Soosman SK, Joseph-Mathurin N, Braskie MN, Bordelon YM, Wharton D, Casado M, Coppola G, McCallum H, Nuwer M, Coutin-Churchman P, Apostolova LG, Benzinger T, Ringman JM
Neurobiol Aging. 2016 Nov; 47201-209. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2016.07.030.

PMID:
    27614114
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Mood Changes in Cognitively Normal Older Adults are Linked to Alzheimer Disease Biomarker Levels.
Babulal GM, Ghoshal N, Head D, Vernon EK, Holtzman DM, Benzinger TL, Fagan AM, Morris JC, Roe CM
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Nov; 24(11)1095-1104. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2016.04.004.

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    27426238
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Correction: Quantitative Amyloid Imaging in Autosomal Dominant Alzheimer's Disease: Results from the DIAN Study Group.
Su Y, Blazey TM, Owen CJ, Christensen JJ, Friedrichsen K, Joseph-Mathurin N, Wang Q, Hornbeck RC, Ances BM, Snyder AZ, Cash LA, Koeppe RA, Klunk WE, Galasko D, Brickman AM, McDade E, Ringman JM, Thompson PM, Saykin AJ, Ghetti B, Sperling RA, Johnson KA, Salloway SP, Schofield PR, Masters CL, Villemagne VL, Fox NC, Förster S, Chen K, Reiman EM, Xiong C, Marcus DS, Weiner MW, Morris JC, Bateman RJ, Benzinger TL, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network.
PLoS One. 2016; 11(9)e0163669. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163669.

PMID:
    27649320
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The DIAN-TU Next Generation Alzheimer's prevention trial: Adaptive design and disease progression model.
Bateman RJ, Benzinger TL, Berry S, Clifford DB, Duggan C, Fagan AM, Fanning K, Farlow MR, Hassenstab J, McDade EM, Mills S, Paumier K, Quintana M, Salloway SP, Santacruz A, Schneider LS, Wang G, Xiong C, DIAN-TU Pharma Consortium for the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network.
Alzheimers Dement. 2017 Jan; 13(1)8-19. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2016.07.005.

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    27583651
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Longitudinal β-Amyloid Deposition and Hippocampal Volume in Preclinical Alzheimer Disease and Suspected Non-Alzheimer Disease Pathophysiology.
Gordon BA, Blazey T, Su Y, Fagan AM, Holtzman DM, Morris JC, Benzinger TL
JAMA Neurol. 2016 Oct 1; 73(10)1192-1200. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.2642.

PMID:
    27548756
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BDNF Val66Met moderates memory impairment, hippocampal function and tau in preclinical autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease.
Lim YY, Hassenstab J, Cruchaga C, Goate A, Fagan AM, Benzinger TL, Maruff P, Snyder PJ, Masters CL, Allegri R, Chhatwal J, Farlow MR, Graff-Radford NR, Laske C, Levin J, McDade E, Ringman JM, Rossor M, Salloway S, Schofield PR, Holtzman DM, Morris JC, Bateman RJ, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network.
Brain. 2016 Oct; 139(Pt 10)2766-2777.

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    27521573
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Evaluation of Tau Imaging in Staging Alzheimer Disease and Revealing Interactions Between β-Amyloid and Tauopathy.
Wang L, Benzinger TL, Su Y, Christensen J, Friedrichsen K, Aldea P, McConathy J, Cairns NJ, Fagan AM, Morris JC, Ances BM
JAMA Neurol. 2016 Sep 1; 73(9)1070-7. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.2078.

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    27454922
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Quantitative hemodynamic PET imaging using image-derived arterial input function and a PET/MR hybrid scanner.
Su Y, Vlassenko AG, Couture LE, Benzinger TL, Snyder AZ, Derdeyn CP, Raichle ME
J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2017 Apr; 37(4)1435-1446. doi: 10.1177/0271678X16656200.

PMID:
    27401805
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Multimodality Review of Amyloid-related Diseases of the Central Nervous System.
Miller-Thomas MM, Sipe AL, Benzinger TL, McConathy J, Connolly S, Schwetye KE
Radiographics. 2016 Jul-Aug; 36(4)1147-63. doi: 10.1148/rg.2016150172.

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    27399239
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