Published articles

While a fellow at LSU and during her tenure as an Assistant Professor,  Dr. Santana participated in a number of studies, wrote several articles, and is a published author.  We will be collecting and linking to her published works below.

Papers Presented: Scientific Meetings Presentations

Speaker: “Cryptogenic human rabies with initial manifestations that mimic acute  brachial neuritis and Guillain-Barré syndrome.” 44th Annual Meeting of the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, New Orleans LA, February 2011.

 Speaker: “Pantothenate Kinase-Associated Neurodegeneration: Clinical and Radiographic Features on a patient with a new PANK 2 Gene mutation.” 34th Annual Meeting of the Southern Pediatric Neurology Society, New Orleans LA, March 2009.

Speaker: “Verapamil for migraines secondary to cranial irradiation.” 13th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology, Las Vegas NV, November 20-23, 2008.

Book Chapters:

Santana-Gould L, England J., “Laboratory evaluation of peripheral neuropathies.”    Textbook on Peripheral Neuropathy. Ed. Peter Donofrio. New York: Demos Medical Publishing, 2012.  pp: 439-457. Print.

Journal Publications/Articles: 

Ramesh, G; Didier, PJ; England, JD; Santana-Gould, L, et al. “Inflammation in the pathogenesis of lyme neuroborreliosis.American Journal of Pathology, May 2015, Volume 185(issue 5), 1344-60.

Ramesh, G; Santana-Gould, L; Inglis. FM; England, JD; Philipp, MT. “The Lyme disease spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi induces inflammation and apoptosis in cells from dorsal root ganglia. Journal of Neuroinflammation, volume 10 (issue 88).

Mader, EC Jr.; El-Abassi, R; Villemarette-Pittman, NR; Santana-Gould, L; et al. “Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease with focal findings: caveats to current diagnostic criteria..” Neurology International. 2013 February 15. Volume 5 (Issue 1)

 Mader, EC Jr; Villemarette-Pittman, NR; Santana-Gould, L; et al. “Typical spike-and-wave activity in hypoxic-ischemic brain injury and its implications for classifying nonconvulsive status epilepticus.”  Clinical Medicine Insights: Case Reports, volume 5.

Mader, EC Jr.; Maury, J; Santana-Gould, L; et al. “Human Rabies with Initial Manifestations that Mimic Acute Brachial Neuritis and Guillain-Barré Syndrome.Clinical Medicine Insights: Case Reports, volume 5.

 Conravey, A; Santana-Gould, L.Myotonia Congenita and Myotonic Dystrophy: Surveillance and Management.” Current Treatment Options in Neurology, volume 12 (issue 1), pp 16-28.

 Santana, L; Gutierrez, A.Neuralgic amyotrophy.Current Treatment Options in Neurology, 2009, issue 11, pp 85-89.