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Pushpa Narayanaswami, M.B.,B.S.

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2016
Outstanding Teacher Award
2017
Penny Greenstein Resident Advocacy Award

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  1. 1R18HS022004-01 (Pushpa Narayanaswami)
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
    Dissemination of the Clinical Practice Guideline entitled Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Multiple Sclerosis: Comparison of traditional and new innovative techniques.
    Role Description: To evaluate the effect of social media on dissemination and implementation of recommendations of clinical practice guidelines among clinicians and patients
    Role: Primary Investigator
  2. MRZ IIT - 2010 – 006 (Pushpa Narayanaswami)
    MERZ Pharmaceuticals
    Randomized double blind placebo controlled cross over study of Incobotulinum Toxin A (Xeomin) in troublesome sialorrhea in Parkinson’s disease/parkinsonism
    Role Description: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of Incobotulinum Toxin A in sialorrhea in patients with Parkinson’s Disease/parkinsonism
    Role: Primary Investigator

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  1. Narayanaswami P, Burns TM. Clinical outcome assessments: The "Rasch-Ionale" for improved accuracy. Muscle Nerve. 2018 May 09. PMID: 29742794.
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  2. Ahlawat A, Narayanaswami P. Financial relationships between neurologists and industry: The 2015 Open Payments database. Neurology. 2018 Jun 05; 90(23):1063-1070. PMID: 29728521.
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  3. Govindarajan R, Narayanaswami P. Evidence-based medicine for every day, everyone, and every therapeutic study. Muscle Nerve. 2018 Apr 17. PMID: 29665019.
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  4. Živkovic SA, Narayanaswami P. Quality measures: Do they measure up? Muscle Nerve. 2018 Jun; 57(6):869-871. PMID: 29381814.
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  5. Guptill JT, Raja S, Sanders DB, Narayanaswami P. Comparative effectiveness clinical trials to advance treatment of myasthenia gravis. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2018 Feb; 1413(1):69-75. PMID: 29377158.
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  6. Sanders DB, Wolfe GI, Narayanaswami P. Developing treatment guidelines for myasthenia gravis. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2018 Jan; 1412(1):95-101. PMID: 29381223.
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  7. Goyal N, Narayanaswami P. Making sense of antisense oligonucleotides: A narrative review. Muscle Nerve. 2018 Mar; 57(3):356-370. PMID: 29105153.
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  8. Narayanaswami P, Suk M, Jones LK. The value transformation of health care: Impact on neuromuscular and electrodiagnostic medicine. Muscle Nerve. 2017 Oct; 56(4):679-683. PMID: 28545159.
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  9. Sanders DB, Wolfe GI, Narayanaswami P. Author response: International consensus guidance for management of myasthenia gravis: Executive summary. Neurology. 2017 Jan 31; 88(5):505-506. PMID: 28138082.
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  10. Narayanaswami P. The Spectrum of Functional Rating Scales in Neurology Clinical Trials. Neurotherapeutics. 2017 01; 14(1):161-175. PMID: 27796917.
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  11. Jones DE, Sutliff MH, Halper J, Armstrong MJ, Brown TR, Haselkorn JK, Kraft GH, Narayanaswami P. Summary of comprehensive systematic review: Rehabilitation in multiple sclerosis: Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology. 2016 Aug 09; 87(6):646. PMID: 27502965.
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  12. Charles JA, Souayah N, Narayanaswami P, Jones L, Weiss M, Mozaffar T, Rutkove SB. Critically re-evaluating a common technique: Accuracy, reliability, and confirmation bias of EMG. Neurology. 2016 Aug 09; 87(6):645. PMID: 27502964.
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  13. Narayanaswami P, Geisbush T, Tarulli A, Raynor E, Gautam S, Tarsy D, Gronseth G. Drooling in Parkinson's disease: A randomized controlled trial of incobotulinum toxin A and meta-analysis of Botulinum toxins. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2016 09; 30:73-7. PMID: 27406786.
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  14. Sanders DB, Wolfe GI, Benatar M, Evoli A, Gilhus NE, Illa I, Kuntz N, Massey JM, Melms A, Murai H, Nicolle M, Palace J, Richman DP, Verschuuren J, Narayanaswami P. International consensus guidance for management of myasthenia gravis: Executive summary. Neurology. 2016 Jul 26; 87(4):419-25. PMID: 27358333; PMCID: PMC4977114.
  15. Narayanaswami P, Geisbush T, Jones L, Weiss M, Mozaffar T, Gronseth G, Rutkove SB. Critically re-evaluating a common technique: Accuracy, reliability, and confirmation bias of EMG. Neurology. 2016 Jan 19; 86(3):218-23. PMID: 26701380; PMCID: PMC4733154 [Available on 01/19/17].
  16. Narayanaswami P. Dismantling Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy: The Role of Whole-Exome Sequencing. JAMA Neurol. 2015 Dec; 72(12):1409-11. PMID: 26436863.
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  17. Haselkorn JK, Hughes C, Rae-Grant A, Henson LJ, Bever CT, Lo AC, Brown TR, Kraft GH, Getchius T, Gronseth G, Armstrong MJ, Narayanaswami P. Summary of comprehensive systematic review: Rehabilitation in multiple sclerosis: Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology. 2015 Nov 24; 85(21):1896-903. PMID: 26598432; PMCID: PMC4662703 [Available on 11/24/16].
  18. Narayanaswami P, Dubinsky R, Wang D, Gjorvad G, David W, Finder J, Smith B, Cheng J, Shapiro F, Mellion M, Spurney C, Wolff J, England J. Quality improvement in neurology: muscular dystrophy quality measures. Neurology. 2015 Sep 08; 85(10):905-9. PMID: 26333798; PMCID: PMC4560061.
  19. Narayanaswami P, Gronseth G, Dubinsky R, Penfold-Murray R, Cox J, Bever C, Martins Y, Rheaume C, Shouse D, Getchius TS. The Impact of Social Media on Dissemination and Implementation of Clinical Practice Guidelines: A Longitudinal Observational Study. J Med Internet Res. 2015 Aug 13; 17(8):e193. PMID: 26272267; PMCID: PMC4736287.
  20. Lu L, Chwalisz B, Pfannl R, Narayanaswami P. Rheumatoid meningitis: a rare complication of rheumatoid arthritis. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Jul 01; 2015. PMID: 26135486.
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  21. Topaloglu H. Evidence-based guideline summary: Diagnosis and treatment of limb-girdle and distal dystrophies: Report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Practice Issues Review Panel of the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Neurology. 2015 Apr 21; 84(16):1720. PMID: 25901060.
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  22. Narayanaswami P, Carter G, David W, Weiss M, Amato AA. Evidence-based guideline summary: Diagnosis and treatment of limb-girdle and distal dystrophies: Report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Practice Issues Review Panel of the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Neurology. 2015 Apr 21; 84(16):1720-1. PMID: 26082957.
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  23. Burns TM, Sanders DB, Kaminski HJ, Wolfe GI, Narayanaswami P, Venitz J. Two steps forward, one step back: mycophenolate mofetil treatment for myasthenia gravis in the United States. Muscle Nerve. 2015 May; 51(5):635-7. PMID: 25704880.
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  24. Narayanaswami P. What is the value of a neurologist? Neurology. 2015 Jan 13; 84(2):209-10. PMID: 25729809; PMCID: PMC4336085.
  25. Narayanaswami P. Career development in neurology: focus on health policy. Ann Neurol. 2015 Feb; 77(2):198-203. PMID: 25425508.
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  26. Yadav V, Narayanaswami P. Complementary and alternative medical therapies in multiple sclerosis--the American Academy of Neurology guidelines: a commentary. Clin Ther. 2014 Dec 01; 36(12):1972-1978. PMID: 25467189.
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  27. Wright S, Yadav V, Bever C, Bowen J, Bowling A, Weinstock-Guttman B, Cameron M, Bourdette D, Gronseth GS, Narayanaswami P. Summary of evidence-based guideline: complementary and alternative medicine in multiple sclerosis: report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology. 2014 Oct 14; 83(16):1484-6. PMID: 25313380.
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  28. Narayanaswami P, Weiss M, Selcen D, David W, Raynor E, Carter G, Wicklund M, Barohn RJ, Ensrud E, Griggs RC, Gronseth G, Amato AA. Evidence-based guideline summary: diagnosis and treatment of limb-girdle and distal dystrophies: report of the guideline development subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the practice issues review panel of the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Neurology. 2014 Oct 14; 83(16):1453-63. PMID: 25313375; PMCID: PMC4206155.
  29. Narayanaswami P, Showers D, Levi B, Showers M, Jones EC, Busis NA, Comella CL, Pulst SM, Hosey JP, Griggs RC. State neurologic societies and the AAN: Strengthening neurology for the future. Neurol Clin Pract. 2014 Jun; 4(3):247-255. PMID: 25110622.
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  30. Yadav V, Bever C, Bowen J, Bowling A, Weinstock-Guttman B, Cameron M, Bourdette D, Gronseth GS, Narayanaswami P. Summary of evidence-based guideline: complementary and alternative medicine in multiple sclerosis: report of the guideline development subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology. 2014 Mar 25; 82(12):1083-92. PMID: 24663230; PMCID: PMC3962995.
  31. Minden SL, Feinstein A, Kalb RC, Miller D, Mohr DC, Patten SB, Bever C, Schiffer RB, Gronseth GS, Narayanaswami P. Evidence-based guideline: assessment and management of psychiatric disorders in individuals with MS: report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology. 2014 Jan 14; 82(2):174-81. PMID: 24376275; PMCID: PMC3897434.
  32. Rutkove SB, Caress JB, Cartwright MS, Burns TM, Warder J, David WS, Goyal N, Maragakis NJ, Benatar M, Sharma KR, Narayanaswami P, Raynor EM, Watson ML, Shefner JM. Electrical impedance myography correlates with standard measures of ALS severity. Muscle Nerve. 2014 Mar; 49(3):441-3. PMID: 24273034.
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  33. Kortman HG, Wilder SC, Geisbush TR, Narayanaswami P, Rutkove SB. Age- and gender-associated differences in electrical impedance values of skeletal muscle. Physiol Meas. 2013 Dec; 34(12):1611-22. PMID: 24165434; PMCID: PMC3895401.
  34. Spieker AJ, Narayanaswami P, Fleming L, Keel JC, Muzin SC, Rutkove SB. Electrical impedance myography in the diagnosis of radiculopathy. Muscle Nerve. 2013 Nov; 48(5):800-5. PMID: 23483460.
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  35. Sung M, Spieker AJ, Narayanaswami P, Rutkove SB. The effect of subcutaneous fat on electrical impedance myography when using a handheld electrode array: the case for measuring reactance. Clin Neurophysiol. 2013 Feb; 124(2):400-4. PMID: 22917581; PMCID: PMC3543755.
  36. Narayanaswami P, Spieker AJ, Mongiovi P, Keel JC, Muzin SC, Rutkove SB. Utilizing a handheld electrode array for localized muscle impedance measurements. Muscle Nerve. 2012 Aug; 46(2):257-63. PMID: 22806375; PMCID: PMC3400114.
  37. Rutkove SB, Caress JB, Cartwright MS, Burns TM, Warder J, David WS, Goyal N, Maragakis NJ, Clawson L, Benatar M, Usher S, Sharma KR, Gautam S, Narayanaswami P, Raynor EM, Watson ML, Shefner JM. Electrical impedance myography as a biomarker to assess ALS progression. Amyotroph Lateral Scler. 2012 Sep; 13(5):439-45. PMID: 22670883; PMCID: PMC3422377.
  38. Narayanaswami P, Pantoja-Galicia N, Betensky RA, Rutkove SB. Application of futility analysis to refine jitter recordings in myasthenia gravis. Muscle Nerve. 2012 Apr; 45(4):486-91. PMID: 22431080; PMCID: PMC3313075.
  39. Ahad MA, Narayanaswami P, Kasselman LJ, Rutkove SB. The effect of subacute denervation on the electrical anisotropy of skeletal muscle: implications for clinical diagnostic testing. Clin Neurophysiol. 2010 Jun; 121(6):882-6. PMID: 20153247; PMCID: PMC2893732.
  40. Ahad MA, Fogerson PM, Rosen GD, Narayanaswami P, Rutkove SB. Electrical characteristics of rat skeletal muscle in immaturity, adulthood and after sciatic nerve injury, and their relation to muscle fiber size. Physiol Meas. 2009 Dec; 30(12):1415-27. PMID: 19887721; PMCID: PMC2821572.
  41. Perry DI, Tarulli AW, Nardin RA, Rutkove SB, Gautam S, Narayanaswami P. Clinical utility of electrodiagnostic studies in the inpatient setting. Muscle Nerve. 2009 Aug; 40(2):195-9. PMID: 19609901.
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  42. Narayanaswami P, Hahne JC. Outcome of outpatient neurology consultations: physician's evaluations compared to patients' perceptions. J Neurol Sci. 2009 Jan 15; 276(1-2):175-8. PMID: 19026430.
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  43. Narayanaswami P, Chapman KM, Yang ML, Rutkove SB. Psoriatic arthritis-associated polyneuropathy: a report of three cases. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2007 Sep; 9(1):248-51. PMID: 17989588.
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  44. Bertorini T, Narayanaswami P, Rashed H. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (hereditary motor sensory neuropathies) and hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathies. Neurologist. 2004 Nov; 10(6):327-37. PMID: 15518599.
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  45. Ahmed SN, Bertorini TE, Narayanaswami P, Senthilkumar K. Clinical approach to a patient presenting with muscle stiffness. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2003 Mar; 4(3):150-60. PMID: 19078707.
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  46. Bertorini T, Narayanaswami P. Autoimmune neuropathies. Compr Ther. 2003; 29(4):194-209. PMID: 14989041.
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