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Steven C. Cramer

Professor, Neurology
School of Medicine

Professor, Department Anatomy & Neurobiology; Director, Neuroimaging Core, Institute for Clinical Translational Science; Clinical Director, Bill & Sue Gross Stem Cell Research Center, Anatomy & Neurobiology
School of Medicine

M.D., University of Southern California, 1988, Medicine


M.M.Sc, Harvard Medical School, 1997, Clinical Investigation

Phone: (714) 456-6876
Fax: (714) 456-8805
Email: scramer@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
UCI Medical Center, 101 The City Drive South
Building 53, Room 203
Mail Code: 4280
Orange, CA 92868


Research
Interests
CNS Repair in Humans; Stroke; Spinal Cord Injury; Motor System; Plasticity after CNS Injury; Brain Imaging
   
URL www.anatomy.uci.edu/cramer.html
   
Available Technologies
Publications RECENT PUBLICATIONS
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McHughen SA, Rodriguez PF, Kleim JA, Kleim EP, Crespo LM, Procaccio V, Cramer SC. BDNF val66met polymorphism influences short-term experience-dependent plasticity in the human brain. Cerebral Cortex. 2010; 20:1254-1262.

Cramer SC, Dobkin BH, Noser EA, Rodriguez RW, Enney LA. A randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study of ropinirole in chronic stroke. Stroke 2009; 40:3034-3038.

Davidoff AW, Hill MD, Cramer SC, Yang Y, Moore A. Open labeled, uncontrolled pharmacokinetic study of a single intramuscular HCG dose in healthy male volunteers. Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 2009; 47:516-524.

Page SJ, Szaflarski JP, Eliassen JC, Pan H, Cramer SC. Cortical plasticity following motor skill learning during mental practice in stroke. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2009; 23:382-388.

Lane TA, Garls D, Mackintosh E, Kohli S, Cramer SC. Liquid storage of marrow stromal cells. Transfusion 2009; 49:1471-1481.

Reinkensmeyer DJ, Maier MA, Guigon E, Chan V, Akoner O, Wolbrecht ET, Cramer SC, Bobrow JE. Do robotic and non-robotic arm movement training drive motor recovery after stroke by a common neural mechanism? Experimental evidence and a computational model. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2009; 1:2439-2441.

Cramer SC. Use of imaging in restorative stroke trials. Stroke 2009; 40 (3 Suppl):S28-9.

Cramer SC, Nudo RJ. Rehabilitation and Repair. Introduction, Princeton Conference Proceedings. Stroke 2009; 40 (3 Suppl):S27.

Milot M-H, Cramer SC. Biomarkers of recovery after stroke. Curr Opin Neurol 2008; 21:654-659.

Cramer SC. A window into the molecular basis of human brain plasticity. J Physiol 2008; 586:5601.

Cramer SC. The VECTORS study: when too much of a good thing is harmful. Neurology 2009; 73:170-171.

Pearson-Fuhrhop KM, Kleim JA, Cramer SC. Brain plasticity and genetic factors. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation 2009; 6:282-299.

Cramer SC, Sampat A, Haske-Palomino M, Nguyen S, Procaccio V, Hermanowicz N. Increased prevalence of val66met BDNF genotype among subjects with cervical dystonia. Neurosci Ltrs 2010; 468:42-45.

Belayev L, Khoutorova L, Zhao KL, Davidoff AW, Moore AF, Cramer SC. A novel neurotrophic therapeutic strategy for experimental stroke. Brain Research 2009; 1280:117-123.

Milot MH, Marchal-Crespo L, Green CS, Cramer SC, Reinkensmeyer DJ. Comparison of error amplification and haptic guidance training techniques for learning of a timing-based motor task by healthy individuals. Experimental Brain Research. 2010; 201:119-131.

Marchal-Crespo, L McHughen S, Cramer SC, Reinkensmeyer DJ. The effect of haptic guidance, aging, and initial skill level on motor learning of a steering task. Experimental Brain Research. 2010; 201:209-220.

Underhill HR, Yuan C, Yarnykh VL, Chu B, Oikawa M, Dong L, Polissar NL, Garden G, Cramer SC, Hatsukami TS. Prevalence, incidence, and predictors of surface disruption in the carotid artery. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2010; 31:487-493.

Saver JL, Albers GW, Dunn B, Johnston KC, Fisher M; STAIR VI Consortium. Stroke Therapy Academic Industry Roundtable (STAIR) recommendations for extended window acute stroke therapy trials. Stroke. 2009; 40:2594-2600.

Yozbatiran N, Harness ET, Le V, Luu D, Lopes CV, Cramer SC. A tele-assessment system for monitoring treatment effects in subjects with spinal cord injury. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 2010; 16:152-157.

Riley JD, Franklin DL, Choi V, Kim RC, Binder DK, Cramer SC, Lin JJ. Altered white matter integrity in temporal lobe epilepsy: association with cognitive and clinical profiles. Epilepsia. 2010; 51:536-545.

Cramer SC, Fitzpatrick C, Warren M, Hill MD, Brown D, Whitaker L, Ryckborst KJ, Plon L. The Beta-hCG + Erythropoietin in Acute Stroke (BETAS) study. A three center, single dose, open label, non-controlled, Phase IIa safety trial. Stroke. 2010; 41:927-931.

Riley, JD. Le, V, Der-Yeghiaian, L, See J, Newton JM, Ward NS, Cramer SC. Anatomy of stroke injury predicts gains from therapy. Stroke. (in press).

Cramer SC, Wu J, Hanson JA, Nouri S, Karnani D, Chuang T, Le V. A system for addressing incidental findings in neuroimaging research. Neuroimage (in press).

Cramer SC. Brain repair after stroke. New England Journal of Medicine 2010; 362:1827-1829.

Cramer SC. Stratifying patients with stroke in trials that target brain repair. Stroke. (in press).

Pearson-Fuhrhop K, Cramer SC. Genetic Influences on Neuroplasticity. PM&R (in press)

Brainin M,Norrving B, Sunnerhagen KS, Goldstein LB, Cramer SC, Donnan GA, Duncan PW, Francisco G, Good D, Graham G, Kissela BM, Olver J, Ward A, Wissel J, Zorowitz R. Post Stroke Chronic Disease Management: Toward Improved Identification and Interventions for Post-stroke Spasticity–related Complications. International Journal of Stroke 2011; 6:42-46.
   
Graduate Programs Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

   
   
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Last updated 09/24/2012