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profileBen Min-Woo Illigens, M.D.

TitleInstructor in Neurology
InstitutionBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
DepartmentNeurology
AddressBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Neurology/Autonomic Disorders, Palmer 111 West
One Deaconess Rd
Boston MA 02215
Phone617/632-0650
Fax617/632-0852
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  1. Siepmann T, Pintér A, Buchmann SJ, Stibal L, Arndt M, Kubasch AS, Kubasch ML, Penzlin AI, Frenz E, Zago W, Horváth T, Szatmári S, Bereczki D, Takáts A, Ziemssen T, Lipp A, Freeman R, Reichmann H, Barlinn K, Illigens BM. Cutaneous Autonomic Pilomotor Testing to Unveil the Role of Neuropathy Progression in Early Parkinson's Disease (CAPTURE PD): Protocol for a Multicenter Study. Front Neurol. 2017; 8:212. PMID: 28603514.
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  2. Illigens BM, Casar Berazaluce A, Poutias D, Gasser R, Del Nido PJ, Friehs I. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Prevents Endothelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition in Hypertrophy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 May 05. PMID: 28483153.
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  3. Szatmari S, Illigens BM, Siepmann T, Pinter A, Takats A, Bereczki D. Neuropsychiatric symptoms in untreated Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2017; 13:815-826. PMID: 28352181.
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  4. Siepmann T, Illigens BM, Barlinn K. Alpha-synuclein in cutaneous small nerve fibers. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2016; 12:2731-2735. PMID: 27822045.
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  5. Siepmann T, Frenz E, Penzlin AI, Goelz S, Zago W, Friehs I, Kubasch ML, Wienecke M, Löhle M, Schrempf W, Barlinn K, Siegert J, Storch A, Reichmann H, Illigens BM. Pilomotor function is impaired in patients with Parkinson's disease: A study of the adrenergic axon-reflex response and autonomic functions. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2016 Oct; 31:129-134. PMID: 27569843.
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  6. Spieth PM, Kubasch AS, Penzlin AI, Illigens BM, Barlinn K, Siepmann T. Randomized controlled trials - a matter of design. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2016; 12:1341-9. PMID: 27354804; PMCID: PMC4910682.
  7. Lohkamp LN, Öllinger R, Chatzigeorgiou A, Illigens BM, Siepmann T. Intraoperative biomarkers in renal transplantation. Nephrology (Carlton). 2016 Mar; 21(3):188-99. PMID: 26132511.
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  8. Siepmann T, Barlinn K, Penzlin AI, Illigens BM, Kitzler H, Bodechtel U. Subsequent Bilateral Hippocampal Diffusion Restriction and Atrophy in Repeated Status Epilepticus. Neurodiagn J. 2015 Dec; 55(4):243-50. PMID: 26793901.
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  9. Siepmann T, Penzlin AI, Frenz E, Barlinn K, Weidner K, Ziemssen T, Reichmann H, Illigens BM. [Sensory and autonomic small fiber neuropathy]. MMW Fortschr Med. 2015 Nov 12; 157 Spec No 2:60-4; quiz 65. PMID: 26953479.
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  10. Penzlin AI, Siepmann T, Illigens BM, Weidner K, Siepmann M. Heart rate variability biofeedback in patients with alcohol dependence: a randomized controlled study. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2015; 11:2619-27. PMID: 26557753; PMCID: PMC4624058.
  11. Siepmann T, Penzlin AI, Kepplinger J, Illigens BM, Weidner K, Reichmann H, Barlinn K. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors to improve outcome in acute ischemic stroke: possible mechanisms and clinical evidence. Brain Behav. 2015 Oct; 5(10):e00373. PMID: 26516608; PMCID: PMC4614057.
  12. Pintér A, Cseh D, Sárközi A, Illigens BM, Siepmann T. Autonomic Dysregulation in Multiple Sclerosis. Int J Mol Sci. 2015 Jul 24; 16(8):16920-52. PMID: 26213927; PMCID: PMC4581177.
  13. Siepmann T, Kepplinger J, Zerna C, Schatz U, Penzlin AI, Pallesen LP, Illigens BM, Weidner K, Reichmann H, Puetz V, Bodechtel U, Barlinn K. The Effects of Pretreatment versus De Novo Treatment with Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors on Short-term Outcome after Acute Ischemic Stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2015 Aug; 24(8):1886-92. PMID: 26099557.
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  14. Shimada S, Robles C, Illigens BM, Casar Berazaluce AM, del Nido PJ, Friehs I. Distention of the Immature Left Ventricle Triggers Development of Endocardial Fibroelastosis: An Animal Model of Endocardial Fibroelastosis Introducing Morphopathological Features of Evolving Fetal Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Biomed Res Int. 2015; 2015:462469. PMID: 26064914; PMCID: PMC4433646.
  15. Schatz U, Illigens BM, Siepmann T, Arneth B, Siegert G, Siegels D, Heigl F, Hettich R, Ramlow W, Prophet H, Bornstein SR, Julius U. TIDILAP: Treatment of iron deficiency in lipoprotein apheresis patients --A prospective observational multi-center cohort study comparing efficacy, safety and tolerability of ferric gluconate with ferric carboxymaltose. Atheroscler Suppl. 2015 May; 18:199-208. PMID: 25936327.
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  16. Barlinn K, Kepplinger J, Puetz V, Illigens BM, Bodechtel U, Siepmann T. Exploring the risk-factor association between depression and incident stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2015; 11:1-14. PMID: 25565846; PMCID: PMC4274141.
  17. Volz MS, Suarez-Contreras V, Portilla AL, Illigens B, Bermpohl F, Fregni F. Movement observation-induced modulation of pain perception and motor cortex excitability. Clin Neurophysiol. 2015 Jun; 126(6):1204-11. PMID: 25308309.
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  18. Siepmann T, Illigens BM, Reichmann H, Ziemssen T. [Axon-reflex based nerve fiber function assessment in the detection of autonomic neuropathy]. Nervenarzt. 2014 Oct; 85(10):1309-14. PMID: 25047406.
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  19. El Assal R, Guven S, Gurkan UA, Gozen I, Shafiee H, Dalbeyler S, Abdalla N, Thomas G, Fuld W, Illigens BM, Estanislau J, Khoory J, Kaufman R, Zylberberg C, Lindeman N, Wen Q, Ghiran I, Demirci U. Bio-inspired cryo-ink preserves red blood cell phenotype and function during nanoliter vitrification. Adv Mater. 2014 Sep 03; 26(33):5815-22. PMID: 25047246; PMCID: PMC4161503.
  20. Melhorn MI, Brodsky AS, Estanislau J, Khoory JA, Illigens B, Hamachi I, Kurishita Y, Fraser AD, Nicholson-Weller A, Dolmatova E, Duffy HS, Ghiran IC. CR1-mediated ATP release by human red blood cells promotes CR1 clustering and modulates the immune transfer process. J Biol Chem. 2013 Oct 25; 288(43):31139-53. PMID: 24022490; PMCID: PMC3829426.
  21. Siepmann T, Penzlin AI, Illigens BM. [Autonomic neuropathies--diagnosis and evidence based treatment]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2013 Jul; 138(30):1529-32. PMID: 23860683.
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  22. Illigens BM, Siepmann T, Roofeh J, Gibbons CH. Laser Doppler imaging in the detection of peripheral neuropathy. Auton Neurosci. 2013 Oct; 177(2):286-90. PMID: 23850386; PMCID: PMC3778150.
  23. Siepmann T, Penzlin AI, Illigens BM. [Autonomic neuropathies]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2013 Jul; 138(28-29):1465-9. PMID: 23821449.
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  24. Illigens BM, Gibbons CH. A human model of small fiber neuropathy to study wound healing. PLoS One. 2013; 8(1):e54760. PMID: 23382960; PMCID: PMC3561391.
  25. Siepmann T, Tesch M, Krause F, Illigens BM, Stoltenburg-Didinger G. Polymyositis with cytochrome C oxidase negative fibers--a pathological and clinical challenge. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2013 Apr; 17(2):183-6. PMID: 23181976.
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  26. Siepmann T, Gibbons CH, Illigens BM, Lafo JA, Brown CM, Freeman R. Quantitative pilomotor axon reflex test: a novel test of pilomotor function. Arch Neurol. 2012 Nov; 69(11):1488-92. PMID: 22868966; PMCID: PMC3563419.
  27. Friehs I, Illigens B, Melnychenko I, Zhong-Hu T, Zeisberg E, Del Nido PJ. An animal model of endocardial fibroelastosis. J Surg Res. 2013 Jun 01; 182(1):94-100. PMID: 22938709; PMCID: PMC3524408.
  28. Gibbons CH, Illigens BM, Wang N, Freeman R. Quantification of sudomotor innervation: a comparison of three methods. Muscle Nerve. 2010 Jul; 42(1):112-9. PMID: 20544913; PMCID: PMC3048308.
  29. Illigens BM, Gibbons CH, Freeman R. A Modification to the Quantitative Direct and Indirect Axon Reflex Sudomotor Test (QDIRT) Enhances Test Utility. Neurology (62nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology). 2010.
  30. Illigens BM, Yamada A, Anosova N, Dong VM, Sayegh MH, Benichou G. Dual effects of the alloresponse by Th1 and Th2 cells on acute and chronic rejection of allotransplants. Eur J Immunol. 2009 Nov; 39(11):3000-9. PMID: 19658090; PMCID: PMC2911804.
  31. Gibbons CH, Wang N, Illigens BM, Brown C, Freeman R. The upregulation of catecholaminergic fibers in diabetes. Clin Auton Res. 2009; 19(5):289.
  32. Perez AL, Bachrach E, Illigens BM, Jun SJ, Bagden E, Steffen L, Flint A, McGowan FX, Del Nido P, Montecino-Rodriguez E, Tidball JG, Kunkel LM. CXCR4 enhances engraftment of muscle progenitor cells. Muscle Nerve. 2009 Oct; 40(4):562-72. PMID: 19760789; PMCID: PMC2749072.
  33. Gibbons CH, Illigens BM, Wang N, Freeman R. A Novel Method to Quantify Cutaneous Sudomotor Nerve Fibers: A Clinical Pathologic Study in Diabetes. Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System. 2009; 14(Suppl. 2):57-58.
  34. Gibbons CH, Illigens BM, Wang N, Freeman R. Quantification of sweat gland innervation: a clinical-pathologic correlation. Neurology. 2009 Apr 28; 72(17):1479-86. PMID: 19398703; PMCID: PMC2677479.
  35. Gibbons C, Illigens BM, Wang NS, Freeman R . Quantifying Sweat Gland Innervation - A Comparison of Two Novel Methods . Neurology (61st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology). 2009; 72(11):A55.
  36. Illigens BMW, Gibbons C, Freeman R. Vasomotor and Sudomotor Changes in a Human Model of Small Fiber Neuropathy . Neurology (61st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology). 2009; 72(11):A25.
  37. Illigens BM, Gibbons CH. Sweat testing to evaluate autonomic function. Clin Auton Res. 2009 Apr; 19(2):79-87. PMID: 18989618; PMCID: PMC3046462.
  38. Gibbons CH, Illigens BM, Freeman R. A dynamic analysis of sudomotor function in a human model of small fiber neuropathy. Clinical Autonomic Research (19th Meeting of the American Autonomic Society). 2008; 18(5):252.
  39. Gibbons CH, Illigens BM, Freeman R. Quantifying sweat gland innervation - A comparison of two novel unbiased methods. Clinical Autonomic Research (19th Meeting of the American Autonomic Society). 2008; 18(5):246.
  40. Gibbons CH, Illigens BM, Centi J, Freeman R. QDIRT: quantitative direct and indirect test of sudomotor function. Neurology. 2008 Jun 10; 70(24):2299-304. PMID: 18541883; PMCID: PMC3046813.
  41. Gibbons CH, Illigens BM, Freeman R. Modeling the Role of Small Fiber Neuropathy on Wound Healing. Neurology (60th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology). 2008; 70(11 (Suppl 1)):A165.
  42. Wang N, Gibbons CH, Illigens BM, Freeman R. The Cutaneous Architecture of Autonomic Nerve Fiber Innervation. Neurology (60th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology). 2008; 70(11 (Suppl 1)):A370.
  43. Illigens BM, Gibbons CH, Freeman R. A Dynamic Analysis of Sudomotor Function Using QDIRT in a Human Model of Small Fiber Neuropathy. Neurology (60th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology). 2008; 70(11 (Suppl 1)):A370.
  44. Gibbons CH, Illigens BM, Centi J, Wang N, Freeman R. Modeling the role of peripheral neuropathy on wound healing. Clinical Autonomic Research (Second Joint Meeting of The European Federation Of Autonomic Societies & American Autonomic Society). 2007; 17(5):276.
  45. Gibbons CH, Centi J, Illigens BM, Freeman R. QDIRT: quantitative direct and indirect testing of sudomotor function. Clinical Autonomic Research. 2007; 17(5):274.
  46. Gibbons CH, Illigens BM, Centi J, Freeman R. Modeling the role of small fiber neuropathy on wound healing. Journal of the peripheral nervous system. 2007; 12(Suppl. 1):33-34.
  47. Gibbons CH, Centi J, Illigens BM, Perrin B, Freeman R. QDIRT: Quantitative Direct Testing of Sudomotor Function. Neurology (59th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology). 2007; 68(12 (Suppl 1)):A296.
  48. Tocco G, Illigens BM, Malfroy B, Benichou G. Prolongation of alloskin graft survival by catalytic scavengers of reactive oxygen species. Cell Immunol. 2006 Jun; 241(2):59-65. PMID: 16970930.
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  49. Bachrach E, Perez AL, Choi YH, Illigens BM, Jun SJ, del Nido P, McGowan FX, Li S, Flint A, Chamberlain J, Kunkel LM. Muscle engraftment of myogenic progenitor cells following intraarterial transplantation. Muscle Nerve. 2006 Jul; 34(1):44-52. PMID: 16634061.
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  50. Martinez JF, Barillas R, Friehs I, Illigens BM, Cowan DC, del Nido PJ, McGowan FX . Abnormal Mitochondrial Biogenesis Causes the Progression of Infant Right Ventricular Hypertrophy to Failure. Circulation (American Heart Association). 2005; 112(17 (Suppl. S)):U422.
  51. Friehs I, Barillas R, Roy N, Illigens BM, Cao-Danh H, McGowan FX, del Nido PJ. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) Prevents Apoptosis and Preserves Contractile Function in Hypertrophied Infant Heart. Circulation (American Heart Association). 2005; 112(17 (Suppl. S)):U557.
  52. Roy N, Friehs I, Choi YH, Illigens BM, Barillas R, Martinez JF, Zurakowski D, McGowan FX, Cowan DB, del Nido PJ. Dopamine increases post-ischemic cardiac injury via increased apoptosis; an effect prevented by propofol. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2005; 201(3 (Suppl. S)):S20-S21.
  53. Choi YH, Cowan DB, Friehs I, Nathan M, Illigens BM, Barillas-Morena R, McGowan FX, del Nido PJ . Pressure-overload hypertrophy results in increased expression of the "decoy-receptor" VEGFR-1 preventing angiogenesis, even in hypoxia. Circulation (American Heart Association). 2004; 110(17 (Suppl III)):III-505.
  54. Illigens BM, Hsieh YJ, Cowan DB, McGowan FX, Levitsky S, McCully JD . Activation Of STAT1 Increases Necrosis And Apoptosis Following Ischemia/Reperfusion Independent Of STAT3 Activation. Circulation (American Heart Association). 2004; 110(17 (Suppl III)):III-506.
  55. Andrassy J, Kusaka S, Jankowska-Gan E, Torrealba JR, Haynes LD, Marthaler BR, Tam RC, Illigens BM, Anosova N, Benichou G, Burlingham WJ. Tolerance to noninherited maternal MHC antigens in mice. J Immunol. 2003 Nov 15; 171(10):5554-61. PMID: 14607963.
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  56. Andersson G, Illigens BM, Johnson KW, Calderhead D, LeGuern C, Benichou G, White-Scharf ME, Down JD. Nonmyeloablative conditioning is sufficient to allow engraftment of EGFP-expressing bone marrow and subsequent acceptance of EGFP-transgenic skin grafts in mice. Blood. 2003 Jun 01; 101(11):4305-12. PMID: 12576326.
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  57. Huq SO, Illigens BM, Benichou G, Dana MR. Direct Pathway of Allosensitization - A Critical Pathway of Graft Rejection in High Risk Corneal Transplantation. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2003; 44(5):3211.
  58. Rolls HK, Kishimoto K, Dong VM, Illigens BM, Sho M, Sayegh MH, Benichou G, Fedoseyeva EV. T-cell response to cardiac myosin persists in the absence of an alloimmune response in recipients with chronic cardiac allograft rejection. Transplantation. 2002 Oct 15; 74(7):1053-7. PMID: 12394855.
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  59. Illigens BM, Yamada A, Fedoseyeva EV, Anosova N, Boisgerault F, Valujskikh A, Heeger PS, Sayegh MH, Boehm B, Benichou G. The relative contribution of direct and indirect antigen recognition pathways to the alloresponse and graft rejection depends upon the nature of the transplant. Hum Immunol. 2002 Oct; 63(10):912-25. PMID: 12368044.
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  60. Fedoseyeva EV, Kishimoto K, Rolls HK, Illigens BM, Dong VM, Valujskikh A, Heeger PS, Sayegh MH, Benichou G. Modulation of tissue-specific immune response to cardiac myosin can prolong survival of allogeneic heart transplants. J Immunol. 2002 Aug 01; 169(3):1168-74. PMID: 12133936.
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  61. Fedoseyeva EV, Ng TF, Anosova NG, Illigens BM, Streilein JW, Benichou G. De novo Post-transplant Autoimmunty to Retinal Antigens and its Role in Retinal Graft Accommodation. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2002; 43(21):U516.
  62. Huq SO, Liu Y, Illigens BM, Qian Y, Benichou G, Dana MR. Direct Pathway of Allosensitization Plays a Significant Role in High Risk Corneal Transplantation. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2002; 43(12):U514.
  63. Illigens BM, Anosova NG, Fedoseyeva E, Benichou G. The Role of Immune Privilege in the Induction of CD4+ T Cell Direct and Indirect Responses to Allotransplants. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2002; 43(12):U514.
  64. Illigens BM, Dong V, Fedoseyeva EV, Sayegh MH, Benichou G. Modulation of indirect alloresponse to a MHC class I donor peptide. Influence on acute and chronic rejection. American Journal of Transplantation. 2002; 2(s3):49-71.
  65. Fedoseyeva EV, Kishimoto K, Rolls H, Illigens BM, Dong V, Valujskikh A, Heeger P, Sayegh MH, Benichou G. Mechanisms involved in the prevention of acute cardiac allograft rejection after administration of cardiac myosin with IFA. American Journal of Transplantation. 2002; 2(s3):49-71.
  66. Tam RC, Benichou G, Bagha P, Lim C, Brodhag T, Pai B, Illigens BM, Lau JYN, Hong Z. Immunomodulation mediated by ICN 17739 delays onset and reduces disease severity in two murine models of chronic inflammatory disease. FASEB Journal. 2002; 16(5):A1045.
  67. Rolls HK, Kishimoto K, Illigens BM, Dong V, Sayegh MH, Benichou G, Fedoseyeva EV. Detection of cardiac myosin-specific autoimmunity in a model of chronic heart allograft rejection. Transplant Proc. 2001 Nov-Dec; 33(7-8):3821-2. PMID: 11750627.
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  68. Anosova NG, Illigens B, Boisgérault F, Fedoseyeva EV, Young MJ, Benichou G. Antigenicity and immunogenicity of allogeneic retinal transplants. J Clin Invest. 2001 Oct; 108(8):1175-83. PMID: 11602625; PMCID: PMC209524.
  69. Illigens BM, Anosova NG, Boisgerault F, Whiteley S, Young M, Fedoseyeva EV, Benichou G. T cell-mediated immune response to allogeneic retinal transplants. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2001; 42(4 (Suppl. S)):S782.
  70. Boisgérault F, Anosova NG, Tam RC, Illigens BM, Fedoseyeva EV, Benichou G. Induction of T-cell response to cryptic MHC determinants during allograft rejection. Hum Immunol. 2000 Dec; 61(12):1352-62. PMID: 11163093.
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  71. Anosova NG, Boisgerault F, Fedoseyeva EV, Whiteley S, Illigens BM, Young M, Benichou G. Immune mechanisms involved in rejection of retinal allografts in mice. Transplantation. 2000; 69(8 (Suppl. S)):S249.
  72. Anosova NG, Boisgerault F, Whiteley S, Illigens BM, Young M, Benichou G. T cell-mediated rejection of transplanted allogenic retinas in mice. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2000; 41(4 (Suppl. S)):S380.
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