Andrea Swenson, MD


Specialty: Neuromuscular Disease
Director: Residency Program in Neurology
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology

Contact Information

Primary Office: S705 RCP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-6362



MD, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Fellowship, Neuromuscular Disease, University of Illinois
Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa
Residency, Neurology, University of Iowa

Selected Publications

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Macchi Z, Wang Y, Moore D, Katz J, Saperstein D, Walk D, Simpson E, Genge A, Bertorini T, Fernandes J, Swenson A, Elman L, Dimachkie M, Herbelin L, Miller J, Lu J, Wilkins H, Swerdlow R, Statland J, Barohn R.  A multi-center screening trial of rasagiline in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Possible mitochondrial biomarker target engagement..  Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis & frontotemporal degeneration.  2015 April 2. 

Sanmaneechai O, Swenson A, Gerke A, Moore S, Shy M.  Inclusion body myositis and sarcoid myopathy: coincidental occurrence or associated diseases..  Neuromuscular disorders : NMD.  2015 April 1. 25(4):297-300.

Jerath N, Crockett C, Moore S, Shy M, Weihl C, Chou T, Grider T, Gonzalez M, Zuchner S, Swenson A.  Rare Manifestation of a c.290 C>T, p.Gly97Glu VCP Mutation..  Case reports in genetics.  2015 January 1. 2015:239167.

Jerath N, Strader S, Reddy C, Swenson A, Kimura J, Aul E.  Factors influencing aversion to specific electrodiagnostic studies..  Brain and behavior.  2014 September 1. 4(5):698-702.

Waldron E, Barrash J, Swenson A, Tranel D.  Personality disturbances in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a case study demonstrating changes in personality without cognitive deficits..  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS.  2014 August 1. 20(7):764-71.

Mitsumoto H, Factor-Litvak P, Andrews H, Goetz R, Andrews L, Rabkin J, McElhiney M, Nieves J, Santella R, Murphy J, Hupf J, Singleton J, Merle D, Kilty M, Heitzman D, Bedlack R, Miller R, Katz J, Forshew D, Barohn R, Sorenson E, Oskarsson B, Fernandes Filho J, Kasarskis E, Lomen-Hoerth C, Mozaffar T, Rollins Y, Nations S, Swenson A, Shefner J, Andrews J, Koczon-Jaremko B.  ALS Multicenter Cohort Study of Oxidative Stress (ALS COSMOS): study methodology, recruitment, and baseline demographic and disease characteristics..  Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis & frontotemporal degeneration.  2014 June 1. 15(3-4):192-203.

Swenson A.  Diseases of the peripheral nerve.  Clinic Neurology, 2nd ed..  2014. 

Swenson A.  Mononeuropathies.  Clinic Neurology, 2nd ed..  2014. 

Pasnoor M, He J, Herbelin L, Dimachkie M, Barohn R, Muscle Study Group .  Phase II trial of methotrexate in myasthenia gravis..  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.  2012 December 1. 1275:23-8.

Swenson A.  Review of “Immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy associated with statins”.  Journal Watch Neurology.  2010 July. 12(7).

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