Rafer Willenberg, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

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  1. Leung B, Nelson T, Willenberg R, Burford M. Failure of Daratumumab Therapy for Polyneuropathy, Organomegaly, Endocrinopathy, Monoclonal Protein, Skin Changes Syndrome. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2021 Sep 01; 23(1):56-58. PMID: 34431806; DOI: 10.1097/CND.0000000000000370;
  2. Steward O, Yee KM, Metcalfe M, Willenberg R, Luo J, Azevedo R, Martin-Thompson JH, Gandhi SP. Rostro-Caudal Specificity of Corticospinal Tract Projections in Mice. Cereb Cortex. 2021 Mar 31; 31(5):2322-2344. PMID: 33350438; PMCID: PMC8023844; DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhaa338;
  3. Willenberg R, Leung B, Song S, Dumitrascu OM, Schlick K, Lyden P. Munchausen Syndrome by Tissue Plasminogen Activator: Patients Seeking Thrombolytic Administration. Neurol Clin Pract. 2021 Feb; 11(1):64-68. PMID: 33968474; PMCID: PMC8101300; DOI: 10.1212/CPJ.0000000000000828;
  4. Willenberg R, Bui JD. Cyclic hypersomnolence with symptoms of narcolepsy with cataplexy: An unusual presentation of probable immune-mediated encephalitis. eNeurologicalSci. 2018 Mar; 10:26-27. PMID: 29736425; PMCID: PMC5933995; DOI: 10.1016/j.ensci.2018.01.003;
  5. Steward O, Willenberg R. Rodent spinal cord injury models for studies of axon regeneration. Exp Neurol. 2017 Jan; 287(Pt 3):374-383. PMID: 27374113; DOI: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2016.06.029;
  6. Willenberg R, Zukor K, Liu K, He Z, Steward O. Variable laterality of corticospinal tract axons that regenerate after spinal cord injury as a result of PTEN deletion or knock-down. J Comp Neurol. 2016 Sep 01; 524(13):2654-76. PMID: 26878190; PMCID: PMC4935643; DOI: 10.1002/cne.23987;
  7. Willenberg R, Steward O. Nonspecific labeling limits the utility of Cre-Lox bred CST-YFP mice for studies of corticospinal tract regeneration. J Comp Neurol. 2015 Dec 15; 523(18):2665-82. PMID: 25976033; PMCID: PMC4607560; DOI: 10.1002/cne.23809;
  8. Nielson JL, Sears-Kraxberger I, Strong MK, Wong JK, Willenberg R, Steward O. Unexpected survival of neurons of origin of the pyramidal tract after spinal cord injury. J Neurosci. 2010 Aug 25; 30(34):11516-28. PMID: 20739574; PMCID: PMC2941508; DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1433-10.2010;
  9. Liu K, Lu Y, Lee JK, Samara R, Willenberg R, Sears-Kraxberger I, Tedeschi A, Park KK, Jin D, Cai B, Xu B, Connolly L, Steward O, Zheng B, He Z. PTEN deletion enhances the regenerative ability of adult corticospinal neurons. Nat Neurosci. 2010 Sep; 13(9):1075-81. PMID: 20694004; PMCID: PMC2928871; DOI: 10.1038/nn.2603;
  10. Chang UK, Kim DH, Lee MC, Willenberg R, Kim SH, Lim J. Range of motion change after cervical arthroplasty with ProDisc-C and prestige artificial discs compared with anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. J Neurosurg Spine. 2007 Jul; 7(1):40-6. PMID: 17633486; DOI: 10.3171/SPI-07/07/040;
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2020 Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Neurology: Resident Research Award
2019 UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine: Residents and Fellows Excellence in Teaching with Humanism Award
2019 Cedars-Sinai Medical Center: Standing Ovation for Quality Service
2005 Stanford University, Department of Biological Sciences: Excellence in Teaching Award
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