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Claude Wasterlain

Distinguished Professor
Neurology
University of California los Angeles
United States of America

Claude Wasterlain

Biography

EDUCATION University of Liege (Belgium), M.D., 1961 Free University of Brussels, L.Sc., Molecular Biology, 1969 Cornell University Medical College: Neurology residency, research fellowship in Jerry Posner's lab POSITIONS Instructor, Department of Neurology, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY,1969-70 Assistant Professor of Neurology, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, 1970-75. Associate Professor of Neurology, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, 1975-76. Associate Professor of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 1976-79. Vice-Chair, Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1976-present. Professor of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1979-present. Chief, Neurology Section, VA Medical Center, Sepulveda, CA 1976-79. Chief, Neurology Service, VA Medical Center, Sepulveda, CA 1979-98. Chair, Department of Neurology, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 1998-present HONORS AND AWARDS M.D. with Distinction. L.Sc. in Molecular Biology Summa Cum Laude. Research Career Development Award, NIH, 1973-1976. Elected "Outstanding Faculty Member" (best clinical teacher) by the UCLA-SFVMP Interns & Residents Assoc. 1976-77. Grass Traveling Fellow, 1983. William Evans Fellow, Auckland Medical School, 1984. Visiting Professor, University of Otago, 1984. American Epilepsy Society-Milken Family Foundation Award for Basic Research in Epilepsy, 1992. Distinguished Lecturer in Neuroscience, LSU Center of Excellence, 1996. "Golden Hammer" teaching award, UCLA dpt of Neurology, 1996. "Ambassador for Epilepsy" award, International League Against Epilepsy, 2003. Distinguished Professor of Neurology, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 2005. Pierre Gloor Award, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, 2006.

Research Interest

Neurology, Medicine, Healthcare

Publications

  • Wasterlain Claude G, Naylor David E, Liu Hantao, Niquet Jerome, Baldwin Roger Trafficking of NMDA receptors during status epilepticus: therapeutic implications Epilepsia, 2013; 54 Suppl 6(2): 78-80.

  • Benz Alexander Philipp, Niquet Jerôme, Wasterlain Claude Guy, Rami Abdelhaq Status epilepticus in the immature rodent brain alters the dynamics of autophagy Current neurovascular research, 2014; 11(2): 125-35.

  • Niquet Jerome, Baldwin Roger, Gezalian Michael, Wasterlain Claude G Deep hypothermia for the treatment of refractory status epilepticus Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 2015; 49: 313-7.

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