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Benzi M Kluger

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentSOM-Neurology
Phone303/724-4400

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    K02NS080885     (KLUGER, BENZI M)Sep 23, 2013 - Jun 30, 2018
    NIH/NINDS
    Intrinsic Cortical Networks and Cognitive Dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R21AG044862     (DING, MINGZHOU)Sep 15, 2014 - Apr 30, 2016
    NIH/NIA
    Measuring Cognitive Fatigability in Older Adults
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

    R21NS093266     (KLUGER, BENZI M)Apr 1, 2016 - Mar 31, 2018
    NIH/NINDS
    Characterizing Intrinsic Functional Cortical Networks in Parkinson Disease Dementia
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01NR016037     (KLUGER, BENZI M)Sep 15, 2016 - Jun 30, 2021
    NIH/NINR
    More than a Movement Disorder: Applying Palliative Care to Parkinson's Disease
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Boersma I, Jones J, Coughlan C, Carter J, Bekelman D, Miyasaki J, Kutner J, Kluger B. Palliative Care and Parkinson's Disease: Caregiver Perspectives. J Palliat Med. 2017 May 18. PMID: 28520498.
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    2. Christiansen C, Moore C, Schenkman M, Kluger B, Kohrt W, Delitto A, Berman B, Hall D, Josbeno D, Poon C, Robichaud J, Wellington T, Jain S, Comella C, Corcos D, Melanson E. Factors Associated With Ambulatory Activity in De Novo Parkinson Disease. J Neurol Phys Ther. 2017 Apr; 41(2):93-100. PMID: 28263256.
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    3. Kluger BM, Pedersen KF, Tysnes OB, Ongre SO, Ƙygarden B, Herlofson K. Is fatigue associated with cognitive dysfunction in early Parkinson's disease? Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2017 Apr; 37:87-91. PMID: 28202373.
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    4. Kluger BM, Fox S, Timmons S, Katz M, Galifianakis NB, Subramanian I, Carter JH, Johnson MJ, Richfield EW, Bekelman D, Kutner JS, Miyasaki J. Palliative care and Parkinson's disease: Meeting summary and recommendations for clinical research. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2017 Apr; 37:19-26. PMID: 28108265.
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    5. Allen CH, Kluger BM, Buard I. Safety of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Children: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Pediatr Neurol. 2017 Mar; 68:3-17. PMID: 28216033.
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    6. Herlofson K, Kluger BM. Fatigue in Parkinson's disease. J Neurol Sci. 2017 Mar 15; 374:38-41. PMID: 28087059.
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    7. Bluett B, Litvan I, Cheng S, Juncos J, Riley DE, Standaert DG, Reich SG, Hall DA, Kluger B, Shprecher D, Marras C, Jankovic J. Understanding falls in progressive supranuclear palsy. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2017 Feb; 35:75-81. PMID: 28007518.
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    8. Liu Y, Kline D, Aerts S, Youngwerth JM, Kutner JS, Sillau S, Kluger BM. Inpatient Palliative Care for Neurological Disorders: Lessons from a Large Retrospective Series. J Palliat Med. 2017 Jan; 20(1):59-64. PMID: 27898260.
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    9. Debrey SM, Leehey MA, Klepitskaya O, Filley CM, Shah RC, Kluger B, Berry-Kravis E, Spector E, Tassone F, Hall DA. Clinical Phenotype of Adult Fragile X Gray Zone Allele Carriers: a Case Series. Cerebellum. 2016 Oct; 15(5):623-31. PMID: 27372099.
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    10. Corbin L, Childs R, Dilli C, Christian MK, Wong B, Dong-Cedar D, Kluger BM. Acupuncture for Symptomatic Treatment of Fatigue in Parkinson's Disease: Trial Design and Implementation. Med Acupunct. 2016 Aug 01; 28(4):194-205. PMID: 27602175.
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    11. Boersma I, Jones J, Carter J, Bekelman D, Miyasaki J, Kutner J, Kluger B. Parkinson disease patients' perspectives on palliative care needs: What are they telling us? Neurol Clin Pract. 2016 Jun; 6(3):209-219. PMID: 27347438.
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    12. Wang C, Trongnetrpunya A, Samuel IB, Ding M, Kluger BM. Compensatory Neural Activity in Response to Cognitive Fatigue. J Neurosci. 2016 Apr 06; 36(14):3919-24. PMID: 27053200; PMCID: PMC4821906 [Available on 10/06/16].
    13. Kluger BM, Rakowski D, Christian M, Cedar D, Wong B, Crawford J, Uveges K, Berk J, Abaca E, Corbin L, Garvan C. Randomized, Controlled Trial of Acupuncture for Fatigue in Parkinson's Disease. Mov Disord. 2016 Jul; 31(7):1027-32. PMID: 27028133.
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    14. Brody DM, Litvan I, Warner S, Riley DE, Hall DA, Kluger BM, Shprecher DR, Cunningham CR. Relationship between uric acid levels and progressive supranuclear palsy. Mov Disord. 2016 May; 31(5):663-7. PMID: 26890571.
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    15. Kluger BM, Herlofson K, Chou KL, Lou JS, Goetz CG, Lang AE, Weintraub D, Friedman J. Parkinson's disease-related fatigue: A case definition and recommendations for clinical research. Mov Disord. 2016 May; 31(5):625-31. PMID: 26879133; PMCID: PMC4863238 [Available on 05/01/17].
    16. Borah S, McConnell B, Hughes R, Kluger B. Potential relationship of self-injurious behavior to right temporo-parietal lesions. Neurocase. 2016 Jun; 22(3):269-72. PMID: 26882285.
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    17. Litvan I, Lees PS, Cunningham CR, Rai SN, Cambon AC, Standaert DG, Marras C, Juncos J, Riley D, Reich S, Hall D, Kluger B, Bordelon Y, Shprecher DR. Environmental and occupational risk factors for progressive supranuclear palsy: Case-control study. Mov Disord. 2016 May; 31(5):644-52. PMID: 26854325; PMCID: PMC4861658 [Available on 05/01/17].
    18. Friedman JH, Beck JC, Chou KL, Clark G, Fagundes CP, Goetz CG, Herlofson K, Kluger B, Krupp LB, Lang AE, Lou JS, Marsh L, Newbould A, Weintraub D. Fatigue in Parkinson's disease: report from a mutidisciplinary symposium. NPJ Parkinsons Dis. 2016; 2. PMID: 27239558.
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    19. Lim TT, Kluger BM, Rodriguez RL, Malaty IA, Palacio R, Ojo OO, Patel S, Gujrati Y, Nutter B, Swartz C, Hennessy C, Fernandez HH. Rasagiline for the symptomatic treatment of fatigue in Parkinson's disease. Mov Disord. 2015 Nov; 30(13):1825-30. PMID: 26769459.
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    20. Holden SK, Jones WE, Baker KA, Boersma IM, Kluger BM. Outcome measures for Parkinson's disease dementia: a systematic review. Mov Disord Clin Pract. 2016 Jan-Feb; 3(1):9-18. PMID: 26998505.
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    21. Wagle Shukla A, Brown R, Heese K, Jones J, Rodriguez RL, Malaty IM, Okun MS, Kluger BM. High rates of fatigue and sleep disturbances in dystonia. Int J Neurosci. 2016 Oct; 126(10):928-35. PMID: 26289935.
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    22. Wang C, Ding M, Kluger BM. Functional Roles of Neural Preparatory Processes in a Cued Stroop Task Revealed by Linking Electrophysiology with Behavioral Performance. PLoS One. 2015; 10(7):e0134686. PMID: 26230662; PMCID: PMC4521950.
    23. Miyasaki JM, Kluger B. Palliative care for Parkinson's disease: has the time come? Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2015 May; 15(5):26. PMID: 25795037.
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    24. Kluger BM, Miyasaki J. Author response. Neurology. 2015 Mar 17; 84(11):1184. PMID: 25941728.
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    25. Finseth TA, Hedeman JL, Brown RP, Johnson KI, Binder MS, Kluger BM. Self-reported efficacy of cannabis and other complementary medicine modalities by Parkinson's disease patients in colorado. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015; 2015:874849. PMID: 25821504; PMCID: PMC4363882.
    26. Kluger B, Triolo P, Jones W, Jankovic J. The therapeutic potential of cannabinoids for movement disorders. Mov Disord. 2015 Mar; 30(3):313-27. PMID: 25649017; PMCID: PMC4357541.
    27. Kittelson AJ, Thomas AC, Kluger BM, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Corticospinal and intracortical excitability of the quadriceps in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Exp Brain Res. 2014 Dec; 232(12):3991-9. PMID: 25183161; PMCID: PMC4404306.
    28. Boersma I, Miyasaki J, Kutner J, Kluger B. Palliative care and neurology: time for a paradigm shift. Neurology. 2014 Aug 05; 83(6):561-7. PMID: 24991027; PMCID: PMC4142002.
    29. Ghaffari BD, Kluger B. Mechanisms for alternative treatments in Parkinson's disease: acupuncture, tai chi, and other treatments. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2014 Jun; 14(6):451. PMID: 24760476.
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    30. Kluger BM, Brown RP, Aerts S, Schenkman M. Determinants of objectively measured physical functional performance in early to mid-stage Parkinson disease. PM R. 2014 Nov; 6(11):992-8. PMID: 24880056; PMCID: PMC4247341.
    31. Hall DA, Bennett DA, Filley CM, Shah RC, Kluger B, Ouyang B, Berry-Kravis E. Fragile X gene expansions are not associated with dementia. Neurobiol Aging. 2014 Nov; 35(11):2637-8. PMID: 24958193; PMCID: PMC4273643.
    32. McConnell BV, Applegate M, Keniston A, Kluger B, Maa EH. Use of complementary and alternative medicine in an urban county hospital epilepsy clinic. Epilepsy Behav. 2014 May; 34:73-6. PMID: 24726950.
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    33. Wang C, Ding M, Kluger BM. Change in intraindividual variability over time as a key metric for defining performance-based cognitive fatigability. Brain Cogn. 2014 Mar; 85:251-8. PMID: 24486386; PMCID: PMC3980793.
    34. Marker RJ, Stephenson JL, Kluger BM, Curran-Everett D, Maluf KS. Modulation of intracortical inhibition in response to acute psychosocial stress is impaired among individuals with chronic neck pain. J Psychosom Res. 2014 Mar; 76(3):249-56. PMID: 24529046.
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    35. Dilli CR, Childs R, Berk J, Christian MK, Nguyen N, Brown RP, Kluger BM. Does prior acupuncture exposure affect perception of blinded real or sham acupuncture? Acupunct Med. 2014 Apr; 32(2):155-9. PMID: 24287578.
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    36. Shipley SM, Frederick MC, Filley CM, Kluger BM. Potential for misdiagnosis in community-acquired PET scans for dementia. Neurol Clin Pract. 2013 Aug; 3(4):305-312. PMID: 24195019.
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    37. Combs S, Kluger BM, Kutner JS. Research priorities in geriatric palliative care: nonpain symptoms. J Palliat Med. 2013 Sep; 16(9):1001-7. PMID: 23888305; PMCID: PMC3817861.
    38. Vonloh M, Chen R, Kluger B. Safety of transcranial magnetic stimulation in Parkinson's disease: a review of the literature. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2013 Jun; 19(6):573-85. PMID: 23473718; PMCID: PMC3653978.
    39. Haug A, Boyer P, Kluger B. Diffuse lewy body disease presenting as corticobasal syndrome and progressive supranuclear palsy syndrome. Mov Disord. 2013 Jul; 28(8):1153-5. PMID: 23400932.
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    40. Kluger BM, Krupp LB, Enoka RM. Fatigue and fatigability in neurologic illnesses: proposal for a unified taxonomy. Neurology. 2013 Jan 22; 80(4):409-16. PMID: 23339207; PMCID: PMC3589241.
    41. Stevens-Lapsley JE, Thomas AC, Hedgecock JB, Kluger BM. Corticospinal and intracortical excitability of the quadriceps in active older and younger healthy adults. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2013 Jan-Feb; 56(1):279-84. PMID: 22951029; PMCID: PMC3502668.
    42. McConnell B, Masny PS, Kluger BM. Opisthotonic posturing in an adult with a cerebellopontine angle mass. Mov Disord. 2012 Aug; 27(9):1093. PMID: 22865376.
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    43. Kluger BM, Parra V, Jacobson C, Garvan CW, Rodriguez RL, Fernandez HH, Fogel A, Skoblar BM, Bowers D, Okun MS. The prevalence of fatigue following deep brain stimulation surgery in Parkinson's disease and association with quality of life. Parkinsons Dis. 2012; 2012:769506. PMID: 22666631; PMCID: PMC3359731.
    44. Stevens-Lapsley J, Kluger BM, Schenkman M. Quadriceps muscle weakness, activation deficits, and fatigue with Parkinson disease. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2012 Jun; 26(5):533-41. PMID: 22140196.
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    45. Kluger BM, Palmer C, Shattuck JT, Triggs WJ. Motor evoked potential depression following repetitive central motor initiation. Exp Brain Res. 2012 Feb; 216(4):585-90. PMID: 22130780.
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    46. Kuyper DJ, Parra V, Aerts S, Okun MS, Kluger BM. Nonmotor manifestations of dystonia: a systematic review. Mov Disord. 2011 Jun; 26(7):1206-17. PMID: 21484874; PMCID: PMC3652664.
    47. Triggs WJ, Ricciuti N, Ward HE, Cheng J, Bowers D, Goodman WK, Kluger BM, Nadeau SE. Right and left dorsolateral pre-frontal rTMS treatment of refractory depression: a randomized, sham-controlled trial. Psychiatry Res. 2010 Aug 15; 178(3):467-74. PMID: 20643486.
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    48. Kluger BM, Foote KD, Jacobson CE, Okun MS. Lessons learned from a large single center cohort of patients referred for DBS management. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2011 May; 17(4):236-9. PMID: 20627660.
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    49. Classen S, McCarthy DP, Shechtman O, Awadzi KD, Lanford DN, Okun MS, Rodriguez RL, Romrell J, Bridges S, Kluger B, Fernandez HH. Useful field of view as a reliable screening measure of driving performance in people with Parkinson's disease: results of a pilot study. Traffic Inj Prev. 2009 Dec; 10(6):593-8. PMID: 19916131.
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    50. Antoniello D, Kluger BM, Sahlein DH, Heilman KM. Phantom limb after stroke: an underreported phenomenon. Cortex. 2010 Oct; 46(9):1114-22. PMID: 19914617.
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    51. Kluger BM, Garvan CW, Loring DW, Juras DM, Townsend DT, Heilman KM, Meador KJ. Loss of somatosensory-evoked potentials and the timing of perception. Cogn Behav Neurol. 2009 Sep; 22(3):173-9. PMID: 19741327.
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    52. Kluger BM, Klepitskaya O, Okun MS. Surgical treatment of movement disorders. Neurol Clin. 2009 Aug; 27(3):633-77, v. PMID: 19555825.
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    53. Soeder A, Kluger BM, Okun MS, Garvan CW, Soeder T, Jacobson CE, Rodriguez RL, Turner R, Fernandez HH. Mood and energy determinants of quality of life in dystonia. J Neurol. 2009 Jun; 256(6):996-1001. PMID: 19277765.
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    54. Kluger BM, Saunders LV, Hou W, Garvan CW, Kirli S, Efros DB, Chau QA, Crucian GP, Finney GR, Meador KJ, Heilman KM. A brief computerized self-screen for dementia. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2009 Feb; 31(2):234-44. PMID: 19051092.
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    55. Drago V, Foster PS, Skidmore FM, Kluger B, Antoniello D, Heilman KM. Attentional grasp in Parkinson disease. Cogn Behav Neurol. 2008 Sep; 21(3):138-42. PMID: 18797255.
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    56. Kluger BM, Meador KJ. Teratogenicity of antiepileptic medications. Semin Neurol. 2008 Jul; 28(3):328-35. PMID: 18777479; PMCID: PMC2754309.
    57. Kluger BM, Meador KJ, Garvan CW, Loring DW, Townsend DT, Heilman KM. A test of the mechanisms of sensory extinction to simultaneous stimulation. Neurology. 2008 Apr 29; 70(18):1644-5. PMID: 18443317.
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    58. Heilman KM, Coenen A, Kluger B. Progressive asymmetric apraxic agraphia. Cogn Behav Neurol. 2008 Mar; 21(1):14-7. PMID: 18327018.
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    59. Kluger BM, Hughes RL, Anderson CA, Hassell KL. Non-traumatic carotid dissection and stroke associated with anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome: report of a case and review of the literature. Neurol India. 2008 Jan-Mar; 56(1):77-8. PMID: 18310845.
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    60. Kluger BM, Heilman KM. Disruption of reciprocal coordination by a medial frontal stroke sparing the corpus callosum. Cogn Behav Neurol. 2007 Dec; 20(4):230-1. PMID: 18091072.
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    61. Kluger BM, Triggs WJ. Use of transcranial magnetic stimulation to influence behavior. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2007 Nov; 7(6):491-7. PMID: 17999895.
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    62. Kluger BM, Heilman KM. Dysfunctional facial emotional expression and comprehension in a patient with corticobasal degeneration. Neurocase. 2007 Jun; 13(3):165-8. PMID: 17786775.
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    63. Drago V, Foster PS, Trifiletti D, FitzGerald DB, Kluger BM, Crucian GP, Heilman KM. What's inside the art? The influence of frontotemporal dementia in art production. Neurology. 2006 Oct 10; 67(7):1285-7. PMID: 17030769.
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    64. Krebs NF, Westcott JE, Arnold TD, Kluger BM, Accurso FJ, Miller LV, Hambidge KM. Abnormalities in zinc homeostasis in young infants with cystic fibrosis. Pediatr Res. 2000 Aug; 48(2):256-61. PMID: 10926304.
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