Timothy M. Shepherd, MD, PhD

  • Specialty: Neuroradiology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-6246
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About Me

Conditions and Treatments

nerve block procedure, bone biopsy, spinal narrowing, nerve root injury, sciatica, back pain, compression injury of nerve, hydrocephalus

Credentials

Positions
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Radiology - Diagnostic Radiology, 2011
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco, Neuroradiology, 2012
  • Residency, University of California, San Francisco, Radiology, 2011
  • MD from University Of Florida, 2006
  • PhD from University Of Florida, 2003
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NYU Radiology Associates

660 1st Avenue, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10016

Research My Research

Research Summary

I am seeking to understand the how the structural and functional organization of medial temporal lobe structures and cerebral cortex are affected by diseases, such as epilepsy and Alzheimer?s disease. My approach is to use ex vivo MRI microscopy, advanced coil technology and ultra-high-field MRI of clinical patients to study human cerebral cortex and medial temporal lobe structures in normal and diseased states. The thesis of this research is that early changes to the functional organization of these structures can be detected by emerging MRI techniques during the preclinical stages of disease. This translational research focus could have an important impact on the contributions of neuroradiology to clinical management of patients, while also altering our fundamental understanding of local neuronal network organization in important brain substructures, such as the hippocampus.

Academic Contact

Academic office

660 First Avenue

Second Floor

New York, NY 10016

Phone

212-263-8487

Research Interests Timeline

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Clinical Trials and Research Studies

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Publications

  • Bustoros, Mark; Liechty, Benjamin; Zagzag, David; Liu, Cynthia; Shepherd, Timothy; Gruber, Deborah; Raphael, Bruce; Placantonakis, Dimitris G

    Frontiers in neurology. 2018 Apr 24; 9:267-267

  • DETECTION OF TERT MUTATIONS IN CELL-FREE CIRCULATING TUMOR DNA (cTDNA) OF GLIOBLASTOMA PATIENTS USING DROPLET DIGITAL PCR [Meeting Abstract]

    Cordova, Christine; Corless, Broderick; Syeda, Mahrukh; Patel, Amie; Delara, Malcolm; Eisele, Sylvia; Schafrick, Jessica; Placantonakis, Dimitris; Pacione, Donato; Silverman, Joshua; Fatterpekar, Girish; Shepherd, Timothy; Jain, Rajan; Snuderl, Matija; Zagzag, David; Golfinos, John; Jafar, Jafar J; Shao, Yongzhao; Karlin-Neumann, George; Polsky, David; Chi, Andrew S

    Neuro-oncology. 2017 NOV; 19:180-180

  • CHARACTERIZATION OF GPR133 EXPRESSION IN GLIOMA SUBTYPES [Meeting Abstract]

    Kader, Michael; Frenster, Joshua; Liechty, Benjamin; Modrek, Aram; Tsirigos, Aristotelis; Golfinos, John; Eisele, Sylvia; Jain, Rajan; Shepherd, Timothy; Fatterpekar, Girish; MacNeil, Douglas; Shohdy, Nadim; Huang, Xinyan; Chi, Andrew S; Snuderl, Matija; Zagzag, David; Placantonakis, Dimitris

    Neuro-oncology. 2017 NOV; 19:36-36

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