Neurology Residency Scholarly Activity and Awards

Publications and presentation of our faculty, residents and students are listed below.

Journal Articles

  • Babici D, Hindi F, Hanafy KA. Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome due to unilateral renal artery stenosis: A case report. Brain Circ. 2022 Jun 30;8(2):108-111. doi: 10.4103/bc.bc_14_22. PMID: 35909707; PMCID: PMC9336591.
  • Akamatsu Y, Hanafy KA. Cell Death and Recovery in Traumatic Brain Injury. Neurotherapeutics. 2020 Apr;17(2):446-456. doi: 10.1007/s13311-020-00840-7. PMID: 32056100; PMCID: PMC7283441.
  • Fehnel CR, Armengol de la Hoz M, Celi LA, Campbell ML, Hanafy K, Nozari A, White DB, Mitchell SL. Incidence and Risk Model Development for Severe Tachypnea Following Terminal Extubation. Chest. 2020 Oct;158(4):1456-1463. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.04.027. Epub 2020 Apr 28. PMID: 32360728; PMCID: PMC7545486.
  • Phillip M. Johansen, BS; Denis Babici, MD; Karan Rajalingam, BS; Marc A. Swerdloff, MD. Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures: Formulating a Differential Diagnosis. Society of General Internal Medicine - SGIM Forum - Vol. 45 - Number 9 - Sep 22
  • Islam R, Choudhary H, Rajan R, Vrionis F, Hanafy KA. An overview on microglial origin, distribution, and phenotype in Alzheimer's disease. J Cell Physiol. 2022 Jul 13. doi: 10.1002/jcp.30829. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35822939.
  • Islam R, Vrionis F, Hanafy KA. Microglial TLR4 is Critical for Neuronal Injury and Cognitive Dysfunction in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care. 2022 Jul 1. doi: 10.1007/s12028-022-01552-w. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35778649.
  • Babici D, Bayas A, Johansen P, Waheed S, Sharma P, Carranza-Renteria O, Hanafy KA. Multiple watershed and cardioembolic strokes in 84-year-old male after cardiac ablation procedure: Case report. Brain Circ. 2022 Mar 21;8(1):61-63. doi: 10.4103/bc.bc_71_21. PMID: 35372725; PMCID: PMC8973443.
  • Dewey JJ, Chiota-McCollum N, Barratt D, Edgar L, Gutmann L, Shelgikar AV, Ward J, Kilgore SM; Neurology Milestones 2.0 Work Group. Introducing the Neurology Milestones 2.0. Neurology. 2022 Mar 1;98(9):366-372. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000013312. Epub 2022 Jan 11. PMID: 35017311.
  • Bransden R, Hernandez D, Mangels S, Kola R, Castro G, Rodriguez P, Belnap S, Starosciak A, Subei A, Barratt DM, Lozano J. Comparing Echocardiograms of Haitian and non-Haitian Stroke Patients. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2022;33(1):349-355. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2022.0025. PMID: 35153224.
  • Adrian Rodriguez-Hernandez, Javier Ortiz-Orendain, Lucia E. Alvarez-Palazuelos, Laura Gonzalez-Lopez, Jorge Ivan Gamez-Nava, Maria G. Zavala-Cerna. Seizures in systemic lupus erythematosus: A scoping review. Seizure. Volume 86. 2021. Pages 161-167. ISSN 1059-1311. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seizure.2021.02.021.
  • Chua MMJ, Enríquez-Marulanda A, Gomez-Paz S, Akamatsu Y, Salem MM, Maragkos GA, Ascanio LC, Hanafy KA, Fehnel CR, Ogilvy CS, Moore J, Thomas AJ. Sodium Variability and Probability of Vasospasm in Patients with Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2022 Jan;31(1):106186. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2021.106186. Epub 2021 Nov 5. PMID: 34749298; PMCID: PMC9000130.
  • Akamatsu Y, Chaitin HJ, Hanafy KA. Post-stroke recrudescence-a possible connection to autoimmunity? Rev Neurosci. 2021 Aug 6;33(2):207-212. doi: 10.1515/revneuro-2021-0062. PMID: 34363383.
  • Ignatova TN, Chaitin HJ, Kukekov NV, Suslov ON, Dulatova GI, Hanafy KA, Vrionis FD. Gliomagenesis is orchestrated by the Oct3/4 regulatory network. J Neurosurg Sci. 2021 Aug 3. doi: 10.23736/S0390-5616.21.05437-0. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34342203.
  • Raub D, Platzbecker K, Grabitz SD, Xu X, Wongtangman K, Pham SB, Murugappan KR, Hanafy KA, Nozari A, Houle TT, Kendale SM, Eikermann M. Effects of Volatile Anesthetics on Postoperative Ischemic Stroke Incidence. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 Feb;10(5):e018952. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.120.018952. Epub 2021 Feb 26. PMID: 33634705; PMCID: PMC8174248.
  • Fourcand F, Barratt DM. How Educators Can Help Prevent False Brain Death Diagnoses. AMA J Ethics. 2020 Dec 1;22(12):E1010-1018. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.1010. PMID: 33419500.
  • Ascanio LC, Enriquez-Marulanda A, Maragkos GA, Salem MM, Alturki AY, Ravindran K, Fehnel CR, Hanafy KA, Ogilvy CS, Thomas AJ, Moore JM. In Reply: Effect of Blood Pressure Variability During the Acute Period of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage on Functional Outcomes. Neurosurgery. 2020 Sep 1;87(3):E430-E431. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyaa238. PMID: 32511701.
  • Babici D, Kudej RK, McNulty T, Zhang J, Oydanich M, Berkman T, Nishimura K, Bishop SP, Vatner DE, Vatner SF. Mechanisms of increased vascular stiffness down the aortic tree in aging, premenopausal female monkeys. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2020 Jul 1;319(1):H222-H234. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00153.2020. Epub 2020 Jun 12. PMID: 32530752; PMCID: PMC7474445.
  • Thomas AJ, Ascanio-Cortez L, Gomez S, Salem M, Maragkos G, Hanafy KA. Defining the Mechanism of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage-Induced Pyrexia. Neurotherapeutics. 2020 Jul;17(3):1160-1169. doi: 10.1007/s13311-020-00866-x. PMID: 32372402; PMCID: PMC7609635.
  • Akamatsu Y, Hanafy KA. Cell Death and Recovery in Traumatic Brain Injury. Neurotherapeutics. 2020 Apr;17(2):446-456. doi: 10.1007/s13311-020-00840-7. PMID: 32056100; PMCID: PMC7283441.
  • Orrego-González E, Enriquez-Marulanda A, Ascanio LC, Jordan N, Hanafy KA, Moore JM, Ogilvy CS, Thomas AJ. A Cohort Comparison Analysis of Fixed Pressure Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Valves With Programmable Valves for Hydrocephalus Following Nontraumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2020 Apr 1;18(4):374-383. doi: 10.1093/ons/opz195. PMID: 31432091.
  • Akamatsu Y, Pagan VA, Hanafy KA. The role of TLR4 and HO-1 in neuroinflammation after subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosci Res. 2020 Mar;98(3):549-556. doi: 10.1002/jnr.24515. Epub 2019 Aug 29. PMID: 31468571; PMCID: PMC6980436.

Poster - Abstract Presentations

  • Carranza-Renteria O, Waheed S, Babici D, and Yousuf F. Neurologic Sequela of COVID-19. Guillain Barré Syndrome Following Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccination; A Case report. Poster presentation at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting; April 2022; Seattle, Washington.
  • Waheed S, Bayas A, Hindi F, Rizvi Z, Espinosa P. Neurological Complications of COVID-19: Guillain-Barre Syndrome Following Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine. Poster presentation at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting; April 2022; Seattle, Washington.
  • Barratt D, Liebman J, MacGowan M, Rodriguez D, Tamton H, Coppola R, Shakir M, Boren S, Subei A. Disclosure of Medical Errors in Stroke Patients: Development of a Simulation-based Curriculum for Neurology Residents. Accepted as an Oral Presentation at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, but presented virtually due to Covid-19 Cancellation of the Meeting; 2020 April.

Awards

  • 2022 Gold Foundation Humanism & Excellence in Teaching Award – Dr. Octavio Carranza Renteria
  • 2022 Society for Hospital Medicine Florida Chapter Summit Meeting Poster Presentation – First Place – Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures – Formulating a Differential Diagnosis. – Denis Babici, MD PGY1; Phillip M. Johansen, MS3; Karan Rajalingam, MS2; Marc Swerdloff, MD
  • 2022 FAU Neurology Residency Professionalism Award – Dr. Pamraj Sharma
  • 2021 FAU Neurology Residency Performance Award – 94th Percentile on the RITE – Dr. Sadia Waheed and Dr. Fawzi Hindi

2022 Teaching Awards

  • Dr. Thomas Hammond
  • Dr. Khalid Hanafy
  • Dr. Marc Swerdloff

NIH Funding

  • 1R01NS109174-02 Hanafy (PI) 12/15/2018-11/30/2024
    Modulation of the TLR4-Lyn Interaction in SAH.
    This proposal will evaluate the direct interaction between TLR4 and Lyn kinase as a method to modulate neuroinflammation after SAH.
    PI: Khalid Hanafy, MD, PhD
  • 1R21NS116337-01 Hanafy (PI) 4/1/2021-3/31/2023
    Human Cerebrospinal Fluid Macrophages and Outcome in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    This proposal will evaluate the role of CSF macrophages in an in-vivo bioassay (Brain-in-a-dish) to try and predict hematoma resolution and neurological outcome.
    PI: Khalid Hanafy, MD, PhD
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