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Enrique Alvarez III

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentSOM-NEUR General Operations
Phone303/724-8249

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    1. Greenberg BM, Bowen JD, Alvarez E, Rodriguez M, Caggiano AO, Warrington AE, Zhao P, Eisen A. A double-blind, placebo-controlled, single-ascending-dose intravenous infusion study of rHIgM22 in subjects with multiple sclerosis immediately following a relapse. Mult Scler J Exp Transl Clin. 2022 Apr-Jun; 8(2):20552173221091475. PMID: 35496758.
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    2. Ziemssen T, Arnold DL, Alvarez E, Cross AH, Willi R, Li B, Kukkaro P, Kropshofer H, Ramanathan K, Merschhemke M, Kieseier B, Su W, Häring DA, Hauser SL, Kappos L, Kuhle J. Prognostic Value of Serum Neurofilament Light Chain for Disease Activity and Worsening in Patients With Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis: Results From the Phase 3 ASCLEPIOS I and II Trials. Front Immunol. 2022; 13:852563. PMID: 35432382.
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    3. Kammeyer R, Mizenko C, Sillau S, Richie A, Owens G, Nair KV, Alvarez E, Vollmer TL, Bennett JL, Piquet AL. Evaluation of Plasma Neurofilament Light Chain Levels as a Biomarker of Neuronal Injury in the Active and Chronic Phases of Autoimmune Neurologic Disorders. Front Neurol. 2022; 13:689975. PMID: 35309573.
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    4. Vollmer BL, Wolf AB, Sillau S, Corboy JR, Alvarez E. Evolution of Disease Modifying Therapy Benefits and Risks: An Argument for De-escalation as a Treatment Paradigm for Patients With Multiple Sclerosis. Front Neurol. 2021; 12:799138. PMID: 35145470.
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    5. Alvarez E, Nair KV, Sillau S, Shelton I, Seale R, Selva S, Corboy J, Vollmer TL. Tolerability and Safety of Switching from Rituximab to Ocrelizumab: Evaluating Factors Associated with Infusion Related Reactions. Mult Scler J Exp Transl Clin. 2022 Jan-Mar; 8(1):20552173211069359. PMID: 35024160.
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    6. Alenazy M, Daneshgar Asl S, Petrigna L, Feka K, Alvarez E, Almuklass AM, Enoka RM. Treatment with electrical stimulation of sensory nerves improves motor function and disability status in persons with multiple sclerosis: A pilot study. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2021 Dec; 61:102607. PMID: 34710779.
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    7. Ziemssen T, Giovannoni G, Alvarez E, Bhan V, Hersh C, Hoffmann O, Oreja-Guevara C, Robles-Cedeño RR, Trojano M, Vermersch P, Dobay P, Khwaja M, Stadler B, Rauser B, Hach T, Piani-Meier D, Burton J. Multiple Sclerosis Progression Discussion Tool Usability and Usefulness in Clinical Practice: Cross-sectional, Web-Based Survey. J Med Internet Res. 2021 10 06; 23(10):e29558. PMID: 34612826.
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    8. Bar-Or A, Wiendl H, Montalban X, Alvarez E, Davydovskaya M, Delgado SR, Evdoshenko EP, Giedraitiene N, Gross-Paju K, Haldre S, Herrman CE, Izquierdo G, Karelis G, Leutmezer F, Mares M, Meca-Lallana JE, Mickeviciene D, Nicholas J, Robertson DS, Sazonov DV, Sharlin K, Sundaram B, Totolyan N, Vachova M, Valis M, Bagger M, Häring DA, Ludwig I, Willi R, Zalesak M, Su W, Merschhemke M, Fox EJ. Rapid and sustained B-cell depletion with subcutaneous ofatumumab in relapsing multiple sclerosis: APLIOS, a randomized phase-2 study. Mult Scler. 2022 05; 28(6):910-924. PMID: 34605319.
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    9. Enoka RM, Almuklass AM, Alenazy M, Alvarez E, Duchateau J. Distinguishing between Fatigue and Fatigability in Multiple Sclerosis. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2021 11; 35(11):960-973. PMID: 34583577.
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    10. Wolf A, Alvarez E. COVID-19 Vaccination in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis on Disease-Modifying Therapy. Neurol Clin Pract. 2021 Aug; 11(4):358-361. PMID: 34484934.
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    11. Vollmer TL, Nair KV, Williams IM, Alvarez E. Multiple Sclerosis Phenotypes as a Continuum: The Role of Neurologic Reserve. Neurol Clin Pract. 2021 Aug; 11(4):342-351. PMID: 34476126.
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    12. Lovett-Racke AE, Yang Y, Liu Y, Gormley M, Kraus E, Graham C, Wray S, Racke MK, Alvarez E, Bass A, Fox E. B cell depletion changes the immune cell profile in multiple sclerosis patients: One-year report. J Neuroimmunol. 2021 10 15; 359:577676. PMID: 34364105.
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    13. Alvarez E, Nair KV, Hoyt BD, Seale RA, Sillau S, Miravalle A, Engebretson E, Schurr B, Corboy JR, Vollmer TL, Honce JM. Brain atrophy rates in patients with multiple sclerosis on long term natalizumab resembles healthy controls. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2021 Oct; 55:103170. PMID: 34364034.
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    14. Saberian C, Amaria RN, Najjar AM, Radvanyi LG, Haymaker CL, Forget MA, Bassett RL, Faria SC, Glitza IC, Alvarez E, Parshottam S, Prieto V, Lizée G, Wong MK, McQuade JL, Diab A, Yee C, Tawbi HA, Patel S, Shpall EJ, Davies MA, Hwu P, Bernatchez C. Randomized phase II trial of lymphodepletion plus adoptive cell transfer of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes, with or without dendritic cell vaccination, in patients with metastatic melanoma. J Immunother Cancer. 2021 05; 9(5). PMID: 34021033.
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    15. Kline PW, Christiansen CL, Hager ER, Alvarez E, Mañago MM. Movement compensations during a step ascent task are associated with stair climbing performance in people with multiple sclerosis. Gait Posture. 2021 06; 87:27-32. PMID: 33878510.
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    16. Nicholas JA, Shin RK, Alvarez E, Hendin B, Nair KV, Lublin FD. Pandemic forward: Lessons learned and expert perspectives on multiple sclerosis care in the COVID-19 era. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2021 04; 49:102715. PMID: 33486401.
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    17. Chan A, Rose J, Alvarez E, Bar-Or A, Butzkueven H, Fox RJ, Gold R, Gudesblatt M, Haartsen J, Spelman T, Wright K, Ferraro D, Sola P, Hodgkinson S, Kalincik T, Lechner-Scott J, McGuigan C, Spach K, Chen C, Fam S, Wu F, Miller C. Lymphocyte reconstitution after DMF discontinuation in clinical trial and real-world patients with MS. Neurol Clin Pract. 2020 Dec; 10(6):510-519. PMID: 33510947.
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    18. Honce JM, Nair KV, Hoyt BD, Seale RA, Sillau S, Engebretson E, Schurr B, Corboy JR, Vollmer TL, Alvarez E. Brain Atrophy Rates for Stable Multiple Sclerosis Patients on Long-Term Fingolimod versus Glatiramer Acetate. Front Neurol. 2020; 11:1045. PMID: 33071934.
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    19. Vollmer TL, Cohen JA, Alvarez E, Nair KV, Boster A, Katz J, Pardo G, Pei J, Raut P, Merchant S, MacLean E, Pradhan A, Moss B. Safety results of administering ocrelizumab per a shorter infusion protocol in patients with primary progressive and relapsing multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2020 Nov; 46:102454. PMID: 33045496.
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    20. Vollmer BL, Nair K, Sillau S, Corboy JR, Vollmer T, Alvarez E. Rituximab versus natalizumab, fingolimod, and dimethyl fumarate in multiple sclerosis treatment. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2020 09; 7(9):1466-1476. PMID: 32767538.
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    21. Vollmer BL, Wallach AI, Corboy JR, Dubovskaya K, Alvarez E, Kister I. Serious safety events in rituximab-treated multiple sclerosis and related disorders. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2020 09; 7(9):1477-1487. PMID: 32767531.
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    22. Medina LD, Torres S, Alvarez E, Valdez B, Nair KV. Patient-reported outcomes in multiple sclerosis: Validation of the Quality of Life in Neurological Disorders (Neuro-QoL™) short forms. Mult Scler J Exp Transl Clin. 2019 Oct-Dec; 5(4):2055217319885986. PMID: 31819803.
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    23. Almuklass AM, Capobianco RA, Feeney DF, Alvarez E, Enoka RM. Sensory nerve stimulation causes an immediate improvement in motor function of persons with multiple sclerosis: A pilot study. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2020 Feb; 38:101508. PMID: 31715503.
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    24. Vollmer B, Ontaneda D, Harris H, Nair K, Bermel RA, Corboy JR, Fox RJ, Vollmer T, Cohen JA, Alvarez E, Hersh CM. Comparative discontinuation, effectiveness, and switching practices of dimethyl fumarate and fingolimod at 36-month follow-up. J Neurol Sci. 2019 Dec 15; 407:116498. PMID: 31644992.
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    25. Wolf AB, Ryerson LZ, Pandey K, McGettigan BM, Vollmer T, Corboy JR, Alvarez E. Rituximab-induced serum sickness in multiple sclerosis patients. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2019 Nov; 36:101402. PMID: 31542710.
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    26. Khan M, Ney DE, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK, Horton L, Alvarez E, Piquet AL. CNS atypical T-cell lymphoproliferative disease following treatment with alemtuzumab. Neurol Clin Pract. 2019 Jun; 9(3):273-276. PMID: 31341717.
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    27. Lovett-Racke AE, Gormley M, Liu Y, Yang Y, Graham C, Wray S, Racke MK, Shubin R, Twyman C, Alvarez E, Bass A, Eubanks JL, Fox E. B cell depletion with ublituximab reshapes the T cell profile in multiple sclerosis patients. J Neuroimmunol. 2019 07 15; 332:187-197. PMID: 31077854.
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    28. Voge NV, Alvarez E. Monoclonal Antibodies in Multiple Sclerosis: Present and Future. Biomedicines. 2019 Mar 14; 7(1). PMID: 30875812.
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    29. Kletenik I, Alvarez E, Honce JM, Valdez B, Vollmer TL, Medina LD. Subjective cognitive concern in multiple sclerosis is associated with reduced thalamic and cortical gray matter volumes. Mult Scler J Exp Transl Clin. 2019 Jan-Mar; 5(1):2055217319827618. PMID: 30800417.
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    30. Min J, Cohan S, Alvarez E, Sloane J, Phillips JT, van der Walt A, Koulinska I, Fang F, Miller C, Chan A. Real-World Characterization of Dimethyl Fumarate-Related Gastrointestinal Events in Multiple Sclerosis: Management Strategies to Improve Persistence on Treatment and Patient Outcomes. Neurol Ther. 2019 Jun; 8(1):109-119. PMID: 30706431.
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    31. Honce JM, Nair KV, Sillau S, Valdez B, Miravalle A, Alvarez E, Schreiner T, Corboy JR, Vollmer TL. Rituximab vs placebo induction prior to glatiramer acetate monotherapy in multiple sclerosis. Neurology. 2019 02 12; 92(7):e723-e732. PMID: 30635477.
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    32. Vollmer BL, Nair KV, Sillau S, Corboy JR, Vollmer T, Alvarez E. Natalizumab versus fingolimod and dimethyl fumarate in multiple sclerosis treatment. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2019 02; 6(2):252-262. PMID: 30847358.
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    33. Weinkle L, Domen CH, Shelton I, Sillau S, Nair K, Alvarez E. Exploring cannabis use by patients with multiple sclerosis in a state where cannabis is legal. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2019 Jan; 27:383-390. PMID: 30502644.
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    34. Alvarez E, Mowry EM. We need to conduct clinical trials of disease-modifying therapy in pregnancy to optimize care of women with MS - Yes. Mult Scler. 2019 02; 25(2):187-188. PMID: 30346221.
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    35. Zivadinov R, Medin J, Khan N, Korn JR, Chitnis T, Naismith RT, Alvarez E, Dwyer MG, Bergsland N, Carl E, Silva D, Weinstock-Guttman B. Impact of fingolimod on clinical and magnetic resonance imaging outcomes in routine clinical practice: A retrospective analysis of the multiple sclerosis, clinical and MRI outcomes in the USA (MS-MRIUS) study. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2019 Jan; 27:65-73. PMID: 30342416.
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    36. Fox RJ, Coffey CS, Conwit R, Cudkowicz ME, Gleason T, Goodman A, Klawiter EC, Matsuda K, McGovern M, Naismith RT, Ashokkumar A, Barnes J, Ecklund D, Klingner E, Koepp M, Long JD, Natarajan S, Thornell B, Yankey J, Bermel RA, Debbins JP, Huang X, Jagodnik P, Lowe MJ, Nakamura K, Narayanan S, Sakaie KE, Thoomukuntla B, Zhou X, Krieger S, Alvarez E, Apperson M, Bashir K, Cohen BA, Coyle PK, Delgado S, Dewitt LD, Flores A, Giesser BS, Goldman MD, Jubelt B, Lava N, Lynch SG, Moses H, Ontaneda D, Perumal JS, Racke M, Repovic P, Riley CS, Severson C, Shinnar S, Suski V, Weinstock-Guttman B, Yadav V, Zabeti A. Phase 2 Trial of Ibudilast in Progressive Multiple Sclerosis. N Engl J Med. 2018 08 30; 379(9):846-855. PMID: 30157388.
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    37. Vollmer B, Ontaneda D, Bandyopadhyay A, Cohn S, Nair K, Sillau S, Bermel RA, Corboy JR, Fox RJ, Vollmer T, Cohen JA, Alvarez E, Hersh CM. Discontinuation and comparative effectiveness of dimethyl fumarate and fingolimod in 2 centers. Neurol Clin Pract. 2018 Aug; 8(4):292-301. PMID: 30140580.
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    38. Zivadinov R, Medin J, Khan N, Korn JR, Bergsland N, Dwyer MG, Chitnis T, Naismith RT, Alvarez E, Kinkel P, Cohan S, Hunter SF, Silva D, Weinstock-Guttman B. Fingolimod's Impact on MRI Brain Volume Measures in Multiple Sclerosis: Results from MS-MRIUS. J Neuroimaging. 2018 07; 28(4):399-405. PMID: 29749661.
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    39. Vollmer B, Honce JM, Sillau S, Corboy JR, Vollmer T, Nair K, Alvarez E. The impact of very short transition times on switching from Natalizumab to Fingolimod on imaging and clinical effectiveness outcomes in multiple sclerosis. J Neurol Sci. 2018 07 15; 390:89-93. PMID: 29801915.
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    40. Almuklass AM, Davis L, Hamilton LD, Hebert JR, Alvarez E, Enoka RM. Pulse Width Does Not Influence the Gains Achieved With Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in People With Multiple Sclerosis: Double-Blind, Randomized Trial. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2018 01; 32(1):84-93. PMID: 29366377.
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    41. Klawiter EC, Bove R, Elsone L, Alvarez E, Borisow N, Cortez M, Mateen F, Mealy MA, Sorum J, Mutch K, Tobyne SM, Ruprecht K, Buckle G, Levy M, Wingerchuk D, Paul F, Cross AH, Jacobs A, Chitnis T, Weinshenker B. High risk of postpartum relapses in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder. Neurology. 2017 Nov 28; 89(22):2238-2244. PMID: 29093070.
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    42. Vollmer B, Nair KV, Sillau SH, Corboy J, Vollmer T, Alvarez E. Comparison of fingolimod and dimethyl fumarate in the treatment of multiple sclerosis: Two-year experience. Mult Scler J Exp Transl Clin. 2017 Jul-Sep; 3(3):2055217317725102. PMID: 28839949.
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    43. Bove R, Elsone L, Alvarez E, Borisow N, Cortez MM, Mateen FJ, Mealy MA, Mutch K, Tobyne S, Ruprecht K, Buckle G, Levy M, Wingerchuk DM, Paul F, Cross AH, Weinshenker B, Jacob A, Klawiter EC, Chitnis T. Female hormonal exposures and neuromyelitis optica symptom onset in a multicenter study. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2017 May; 4(3):e339. PMID: 28382320.
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    44. Chen D, Ireland SJ, Remington G, Alvarez E, Racke MK, Greenberg B, Frohman EM, Monson NL. CD40-Mediated NF-?B Activation in B Cells Is Increased in Multiple Sclerosis and Modulated by Therapeutics. J Immunol. 2016 12 01; 197(11):4257-4265. PMID: 27798157.
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    45. Jones D, Alvarez E, Selva S, Gilden D, Nagel MA. Proinflammatory cytokines and matrix metalloproteinases in CSF of patients with VZV vasculopathy. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2016 Aug; 3(4):e246. PMID: 27340684.
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    46. Alvarez E, Piccio L, Mikesell RJ, Trinkaus K, Parks BJ, Naismith RT, Cross AH. Predicting optimal response to B-cell depletion with rituximab in multiple sclerosis using CXCL13 index, magnetic resonance imaging and clinical measures. Mult Scler J Exp Transl Clin. 2015 Jan-Dec; 1:2055217315623800. PMID: 28607711.
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    47. Patel KR, Luo J, Alvarez E, Piccio L, Schmidt RE, Yablonskiy DA, Cross AH. Detection of cortical lesions in multiple sclerosis: A new imaging approach. Mult Scler J Exp Transl Clin. 2015 Jan-Dec; 1:2055217315606465. PMID: 28607704.
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    48. Hampton CW, Galperin D, Alvarez E, West MS. Encephalomyeloneuropathy with CRMP-5 antibodies in a patient with a primary mediastinal serinoma. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2015 Jun; 2(3):e82. PMID: 25798447.
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    49. Seibert JB, Alvarez E. Severe anemia in a patient with multiple sclerosis treated with natalizumab. Neurology. 2015 Feb 24; 84(8):861. PMID: 25713115.
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    50. Alvarez E. Should we start evaluating intrathecal IgM production clinically? Eur J Neurol. 2015 Aug; 22(8):1143-4. PMID: 25557488.
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    51. Fenoglio C, Ridolfi E, Cantoni C, De Riz M, Bonsi R, Serpente M, Villa C, Pietroboni AM, Naismith RT, Alvarez E, Parks BJ, Bresolin N, Cross AH, Piccio LM, Galimberti D, Scarpini E. Decreased circulating miRNA levels in patients with primary progressive multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler. 2013 Dec; 19(14):1938-42. PMID: 24277735.
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    52. Alvarez E, Piccio L, Mikesell RJ, Klawiter EC, Parks BJ, Naismith RT, Cross AH. CXCL13 is a biomarker of inflammation in multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, and other neurological conditions. Mult Scler. 2013 Aug; 19(9):1204-8. PMID: 23322500.
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    53. Qian P, Lancia S, Alvarez E, Klawiter EC, Cross AH, Naismith RT. Association of neuromyelitis optica with severe and intractable pain. Arch Neurol. 2012 Nov; 69(11):1482-7. PMID: 22926050.
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    54. Clifford DB, Ances B, Costello C, Rosen-Schmidt S, Andersson M, Parks D, Perry A, Yerra R, Schmidt R, Alvarez E, Tyler KL. Rituximab-associated progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in rheumatoid arthritis. Arch Neurol. 2011 Sep; 68(9):1156-64. PMID: 21555606.
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    55. Wu GF, Alvarez E. The immunopathophysiology of multiple sclerosis. Neurol Clin. 2011 May; 29(2):257-78. PMID: 21439440.
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    56. Alvarez E, Zhou W, Witta SE, Freed CR. Characterization of the Bex gene family in humans, mice, and rats. Gene. 2005 Aug 29; 357(1):18-28. PMID: 15958283.
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    57. Buytaert-Hoefen KA, Alvarez E, Freed CR. Generation of tyrosine hydroxylase positive neurons from human embryonic stem cells after coculture with cellular substrates and exposure to GDNF. Stem Cells. 2004; 22(5):669-74. PMID: 15342931.
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    58. Alvarez E, Westmore M, Galvin RJ, Clapp CL, Considine EL, Smith SJ, Keyes K, Iversen PW, Delafuente DM, Sulaimon S, Zambrano C, Ma L, Sato M, Martin TJ, Teicher BA, Galbreath EJ. Properties of bisphosphonates in the 13762 rat mammary carcinoma model of tumor-induced bone resorption. Clin Cancer Res. 2003 Nov 15; 9(15):5705-13. PMID: 14654555.
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    59. Clayton DA, Mesches MH, Alvarez E, Bickford PC, Browning MD. A hippocampal NR2B deficit can mimic age-related changes in long-term potentiation and spatial learning in the Fischer 344 rat. J Neurosci. 2002 May 01; 22(9):3628-37. PMID: 11978838.
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    60. Alvarez EO, Banzan AM. Ventral hippocampal glutamate receptors in the rat: possible involvement in learning mechanisms of an active avoidance response. J Neural Transm (Vienna). 1999; 106(9-10):987-1001. PMID: 10599879.
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    61. Alvarez EO, Guerra FA. Effects of histamine microinjections into the hippocampus on open-field behavior in rats. Physiol Behav. 1982 Jun; 28(6):1035-40. PMID: 7111446.
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