Barbara Giesser, M.D.


Work Titles
LABioMed Professor, NEUROLOGY
UCLA Vice Chair, Education and Clinical Affairs, Professor, Neurology
Education:
Degrees:
M.D., University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, 1978
Fellowship:
1982 - 1983 Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
Internship:
1978 - 1979 Montefiore Medical Center Moses Division Hospital
Residency:
1979 - 1982 Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
Certifications:
Certifications:
1985 American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Contact Information:

Email Address:

bgiesser@mednet.ucla.edu


Website:

Web-Profile

Work Phone Number:

310-825-7313

Mailing Address:

UCLA Neuro
BOX 951769, 4-238B RNRC
Los Angeles, CA 90095


Publications:

Kern Kyle C, Ekstrom Arne D, Suthana Nanthia A, Giesser Barbara S, Montag Michael, Arshanapalli Amrapali, Bookheimer Susan Y, Sicotte Nancy L   Fornix damage limits verbal memory functional compensation in multiple sclerosis NeuroImage, 2012; 59(3): 2932-40.
Giesser Barbara S   Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis Neurologic clinics, 2011; 29(2): 381-8.
Kern Kyle C, Sarcona Joseph, Montag Michael, Giesser Barbara S, Sicotte Nancy L   Corpus callosal diffusivity predicts motor impairment in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: a TBSS and tractography study NeuroImage, 2011; 55(3): 1169-77.
Gold Stefan M, Kern Kyle C, O'Connor Mary-Frances, Montag Michael J, Kim Aileen, Yoo Ye S, Giesser Barbara S, Sicotte Nancy L   Smaller cornu ammonis 2-3/dentate gyrus volumes and elevated cortisol in multiple sclerosis patients with depressive symptoms Biological psychiatry, 2010; 68(6): 553-9.
Cheng Eric M, Crandall Carolyn J, Bever Christopher T, Giesser Barbara, Haselkorn Jodie K, Hays Ron D, Shekelle Paul, Vickrey Barbara G   Quality indicators for multiple sclerosis Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England), 2010; 16(8): 970-80.
Gold Stefan M, Chalifoux Sara, Giesser Barbara S, Voskuhl Rhonda R   Immune modulation and increased neurotrophic factor production in multiple sclerosis patients treated with testosterone Journal of neuroinflammation, 2008; 5(6): 32.
Hay M Cameron, Strathmann Cynthia, Lieber Eli, Wick Kimberly, Giesser Barbara   Why patients go online: multiple sclerosis, the internet, and physician-patient communication The neurologist, 2008; 14(6): 374-81.
Sicotte Nancy L, Giesser Barbara S, Tandon Vinita, Klutch Ricki, Steiner Barbara, Drain Ann E, Shattuck David W, Hull Laura, Wang He-Jing, Elashoff Robert M, Swerdloff Ronald S, Voskuhl Rhonda R   Testosterone treatment in multiple sclerosis: a pilot study Archives of neurology, 2007; 64(5): 683-8.
Giesser Barbara, Beres-Jones Janell, Budovitch Amy, Herlihy Elise, Harkema Susan   Locomotor training using body weight support on a treadmill improves mobility in persons with multiple sclerosis: a pilot study Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England), 2007; 13(2): 224-31.
Giesser Barbara   Reproductive issues in persons with multiple sclerosis Delaware medical journal, 2004; 76(3): 125-8.
Giesser Barbara S   Gender issues in multiple sclerosis The neurologist, 2002; 8(6): 351-6.
Koehler Niklas K U, Genain Claude P, Giesser Barbara, Hauser Stephen L   The human T cell response to myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein: a multiple sclerosis family-based study Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 2002; 168(11): 5920-7.

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