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Alan Pestronk

Office Address Department of Neurology
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Ave., Box 8111
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-362-6981
Fax: 314-362-3752
E-mail address pestronka@neuro.wustl.edu
Web Site http://neuromuscular.wustl.edu
Personal
  Information
Wife: Lisa Pestronk
Step-children:
  Suzanne, Richard, Jill & Gabrielle Nancy Edison
  Benjamin, Joshua & Daniel Kandy
Current Faculty
  Appointments
Professor, Departments of Neurology and Pathology and Immunology
Director, Neuromuscular Division
Director, Neuromuscular Clinical Laboratory
  Washington University School of Medicine
  St. Louis, MO 1989 - present
Board Certifications Maryland Board of Medical Examiners, 1971
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1978
Missouri Board of Healing Arts, 1989
Neuromuscular Pathology - Muscle, 1998
Neuromuscular Pathology - Nerve, 2004
Neuromuscular Medicine, 2008
Education Princeton University, A.B. 1966
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, M.D. 1970
Positions Held Department of Neurology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
  Instructor (1974-77); Assistant Professor (1977-1984);
    Associate Professor (1984-89)
Post Graduate
  Training
Intern, Internal Medicine: Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 1970-1971
Resident, Neurology: Johns Hopkins, 1971-74
Neuromuscular Clinical and Research Fellow: Johns Hopkins, 1974-77
Academic Honors Magna Cum Laude, Princeton University, 1966
Teacher Investigator Award, NIH, 1977
Medical Leader-Neurology in China (Beijing, Tiangin, Shanghai) 1983
Resident Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins Department of Neurology, 1987
Lawrence C. McHenry Award for Excellence in the History of Neurology, 1987
Frank R. Ford Award for Outstanding Teaching,
    Johns Hopkins Department of Neurology, 1988
Sven Eliasson Award for Outstanding Teaching,
    Washington University Department of Neurology, 1992
Outstanding Physician,
    St. Louis Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1998
Outstanding Healthcare Professional,
    Greater St. Louis ALS Association, 1999
Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars, 2004
Societies American Academy of Neurology
American Neurological Association
Committees Medical Record and Review, 1977-80
Joint Committee on Clinical Investigation, 1980-1983
Joint Committee on House Staff and Postdoctoral Programs, 1983-1987
Chairman, Neurology Residency Selection Committee, 1982-1986
Coordinator of Residency Education Neurology, 1983-1986
Medical School Council, 1988-1989
Clinical Research Center Advisory Board, 1990-2005
Neurology Residency Selection Committee 1991-2004
Editorial Boards Neurology, 1990-1997
Neurology Network Commentary 1995-7
Muscle & Nerve 1998-2001
Journal of Neuroimmunology 2000-2003
Neuromuscular Disorders 2001-2004
Advisory Boards Myasthenia Gravis Foundation - National Board
ALS Association - Greater St. Louis Chapter
Les Turner ALS Association 1995-1999
Dance St. Louis 1995-2007
Muscular Dystrophy Association: Medical Advisory Committee
Subcommittee on Computers and Information Systems in Neurology:
    American Academy of Neurology
Annals of Neurology: ANA Oversight Committee 2000-2002
Myositis Association of America 2009-
American Neurological Association, Scientific Program Committee 2009-
Fields of Interest Clinical Neurology
Computers & Internet
Immune myopathies
Neuromuscular Disease
Neuroimmunology
Glycolipids
Neuromuscular Education & Internet
Aging and the Nervous System
History of Neurology
Disclosures Patents for antibody testing
  Athena
Speaking Honoraria
  Athena; Genzyme
Study financing
  Genzyme; Insmed; NIH; BJH; MDA; ALS; Sanofi
    Amgen; Amicus; Knopp; Cytokinetics; ISIS



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