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    Raquel Gardner, MD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    Address675 Nelson Rising Lane
    San Francisco CA 94158
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      Columbia UniversityB.A.Neuroscience and Behavior2003
      Harvard Medical SchoolM.D.2008
      UCSFClinical FellowshipBehavioral Neurology2013
      SFVAMCResearch FellowshipDementia Epidemiology2015
      UCSFAdvanced Training in Clinical ResearchClinical and Translational Science Institute2016

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      As a board-certified neurologist, Dr. Gardner evaluates and treats patients with various neurological disorders and provides them with follow-up care. As a fellowship-trained behavioral neurologist, Dr. Gardner has specific expertise in the evaluation and management of patients with neurodegenerative disorders such as dementia and mild cognitive impairment.

      Her research program focuses on understanding the epidemiology and mechanisms of long-term sequelae of traumatic brain injury in older adults with the goal of improving outcomes in this vulnerable population. Her work is supported by the National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, the American Federation for Aging Research, the Global Brain Health Institute, and the Weill Institute for Neurosciences.

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      traumatic brain injury, aging, neurodegeneration, dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson disease, epidemiology

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      1. Vatsavayai SC, Yoon SJ, Gardner RC, Gendron TF, Vargas JN, Trujillo A, Pribadi M, Phillips JJ, Gaus SE, Hixson JD, Garcia PA, Rabinovici GD, Coppola G, Geschwind DH, Petrucelli L, Miller BL, Seeley WW. Timing and significance of pathological features in C9orf72 expansion-associated frontotemporal dementia. Brain. 2016 Oct 22. PMID: 27797809.
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      2. Peltz CB, Gardner RC, Kenney K, Diaz-Arrastia R, Kramer JH, Yaffe K. Neurobehavioral Characteristics of Older Veterans With Remote Traumatic Brain Injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2016 Jun 17. PMID: 27323220.
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      3. Winkler EA, Yue JK, McAllister TW, Temkin NR, Oh SS, Burchard EG, Hu D, Ferguson AR, Lingsma HF, Burke JF, Sorani MD, Rosand J, Yuh EL, Barber J, Tarapore PE, Gardner RC, Sharma S, Satris GG, Eng C, Puccio AM, Wang KK, Mukherjee P, Valadka AB, Okonkwo DO, Diaz-Arrastia R, Manley GT. COMT Val (158) Met polymorphism is associated with nonverbal cognition following mild traumatic brain injury. Neurogenetics. 2016 Jan; 17(1):31-41. PMID: 26576546.
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      4. Gardner RC, Hess CP, Brus-Ramer M, Possin KL, Cohn-Sheehy BI, Kramer JH, Berger MS, Yaffe K, Miller B, Rabinovici GD. Cavum Septum Pellucidum in Retired American Pro-Football Players. J Neurotrauma. 2016 Jan 1; 33(1):157-61. PMID: 25970145.
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      5. Gardner RC, Burke JF, Nettiksimmons J, Kaup A, Barnes DE, Yaffe K. Dementia risk after traumatic brain injury vs nonbrain trauma: the role of age and severity. JAMA Neurol. 2014 Dec; 71(12):1490-7. PMID: 25347255; PMCID: PMC4318558 [Available on 12/01/15].
      6. Gardner RC, Yaffe K. Traumatic brain injury may increase risk of young onset dementia. Ann Neurol. 2014 Mar; 75(3):339-41. PMID: 24550062; PMCID: PMC4620926.
      7. Gardner RC, Valcour V, Yaffe K. Dementia in the oldest old: a multi-factorial and growing public health issue. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2013; 5(4):27. PMID: 23809176; PMCID: PMC3706944.
      8. Gardner RC, Boxer AL, Trujillo A, Mirsky JB, Guo CC, Gennatas ED, Heuer HW, Fine E, Zhou J, Kramer JH, Miller BL, Seeley WW. Intrinsic connectivity network disruption in progressive supranuclear palsy. Ann Neurol. 2013 May; 73(5):603-16. PMID: 23536287; PMCID: PMC3732833.
      9. Gardner RC, Schmahmann JD. Arginine test is not reliable for diagnosing cerebellar multiple system atrophy. Ann Neurol. 2010 Mar; 67(3):404-8. PMID: 20373353.
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      10. Schmahmann JD, Gardner R, MacMore J, Vangel MG. Development of a brief ataxia rating scale (BARS) based on a modified form of the ICARS. Mov Disord. 2009 Sep 15; 24(12):1820-8. PMID: 19562773; PMCID: PMC3800087.
      11. Gardner RC, Alcalay RN, Schmahmann JD. Transient exacerbation of ataxia with smoking: a prevalence survey. Mov Disord. 2009 Apr 30; 24(6):937-8. PMID: 19230030.
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      12. Gardner RC, Schmahmann JD. Ataxia and cerebellar atrophy--a novel manifestation of neuro-Beh├žet disease? Mov Disord. 2008 Jan 30; 23(2):307-8. PMID: 18044705.
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