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Penn Neuroscience Center, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
South Pavilion, 2nd Floor
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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Trojanowski JQ, Arnold SE, Karlawish JH, Naylor M, Brunden KR, Lee VM-Y: A model for improving the treatment and care of Alzheimer patients through interdisciplinary research Alzheimers Dement 8 (6): 564-573,2012.
Jefferson AL, Carmona H, Gifford K, Sarinana SL, Byerly LK, Cantwell N, Tripodis Y, Karlawish J: Clinical research risk assessment among individuals with Mild Cognitive Impairment Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20 (10): 878-886,2012.
Naylor MD, Karlawish JH, Arnold SE, Khachaturian AS, Khachaturian ZS, Lee VM-Y, Baumgart M, Banerjee S, Beck C, Blennow K, Brookmeyer R, Brunden KR, Buckwalter KC, Comer M, Covinsky K, Feinberg LF, Frisoni G, Green C, Guimaraes RM, Gwyther LP, Hefti FF, Hutton M, Kawas C, Kent DM, Kuller L, Langa KM, Mahley RW, Maslow K, Masters CL, Meier DE, Neumann PJ, Paul SM, Petersen RC, Sager MA, Sano M, Schenk D, Soares H, Sperling RA, Stahl SM, Van Deerlin V, Stern Y, Weir D, Wolk D, Trojanowski JQ.: Advancing Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis, treatment, and care:
Recommendations from the Ware Invitational Summit Alzheimers Dement 8 (5): 445-452,2012.
Kesselheim AS, Karlawish J: Biomarkers Unbound - the Supreme Court's Ruling on Diagnostic-Test Patents N Engl J Med 366 (25): 2338-2340,2012.
Lui WCV, Lam CWL, Chau CMR, Fung WTA, Wong MLB, Leung TYG, Leung KF, Chiu FKH, Karlawish JHT, Appelbaum PS: Capacity to Make Decisions on Medication Management in Chinese Older Persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Mild Alzheimer Disease. Int Psychogeriatr 24 (7): 1103-11,2012.
Tsou AY, Karlawish J, McCluskey L, Xie S, Long J: Predictors of emergent feeding tubes and tracheostomies in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Amyotroph Lateral Scler 13 (3): 318-325,2012.
Karlawish J: What We Talk About When We Talk About Alzheimer’s Disease Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Human Capital Blog : 2012.
Sperling RA, Karlawish J, Johnson KA: Preclinical Alzheimer disease—the challenges ahead Nat Rev Neurol 9 (1): 54-58,2013.
Flory J, Karlawish J: The Prompted Optional Randomization Trial: A New Design for Comparative Effectiveness Research Am J Public Health 102 (12): e8-10,2012.
Meisel ZF, Karlawish J: Narrative vs Evidence-Based Medicine-- And, Not Or JAMA 306 (18): 2022-2023,2011.
Karlawish J: Open Wound: The Tragic Obsession of Dr. William Beaumont University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI : 2011.
Karlawish J, Sabatino C, Markowitz D, Rubright J, Klem E, Boruch RF.: Bringing the vote to the residents of long-term care facilities: A study of the benefits and challenges of mobile polling. Elect Law J 10 (1): 5-14,2011.
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