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Meredith Wicklund, MD

 Assistant Professor of Neurology

Phone: (352) 273-5550
Fax: (352) 273-5575
Meredith.wicklund@neurology.ufl.edu

Department of Neurology
Room L3-100, McKnight Brain Institute
1149 Newell Drive
Gainesville, FL 32611


Biography

Dr. Wicklund is Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Florida. She completed a B.S. in Microbiology, graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She obtained her M.D. from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, where she graduated With Honors. Dr. Wicklund completed her internship at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and then residency in Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Following residency, she pursued fellowship training in Behavioral Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

Dr. Wicklund’s clinical practice is devoted to providing the highest level of neurologic care to a wide variety of neurologic disorders. She has a special interest in autoimmune, paraneoplastic and degenerative neurologic disorders and traumatic brain injury. Her research interests include developing a database and clinical trials in Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive and degenerative brain conditions. Dr. Wicklund has made several presentations and been invited to speak at national and international meetings.

 

Clinical Interests:

Memory and cognitive disorders

Alzheimer’s disease

Neurodegenerative diseases

 

Research interests:

Memory and cognitive disorders

Alzheimer’s disease

Neurodegenerative diseases

 

Honors/Awards

Magna Cum Laude – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   2004

 

Otto Saphir Memorial Award for Excellence in Pathology –    2007

University of Illinois College of Medicine

 

Graduation with Honors – University of Illinois College of Medicine   2008

Neurology Resident Scholar Program      2010

 

 

Selected publications:

1.     Wicklund M, Mokri B, Drubach D, Boeve B, Parisi J, Josephs K. Frontotemporal Brain Sagging Syndrome (FBSS): An SIH-like presentation mimicking FTD. Neurology 2011 April 19; 76(16): 1377-82.

2.     Wicklund M. Ictal asystole. E-pearl of the Week in the Resident and Fellow Section of Neurology [serial on-line] 2011. Available fromNeurology online via the Internet: (http://www.neurology.org/site/feature/index.xhtml).

3.     Moseley B, Smith J, Diaz-Medina G, Paz Soldan M, Wicklund M, Dhamija R, Reda H, Presti M, Britton J. Standardized sign- out improves completeness and perceived accuracy of inpatient Neurology handoffs.Neurology 2012 September 4; 79(10): 1060-4.

4.     Wicklund M, Knopman D. Brain MRI Findings in Wernicke’s Encepahlopathy. Neurology: Clinical Practice 2013 August; 3(4): 363-4.

5.     Wicklund M, Duffy J, Strand E, Machulda M, Whitwell J, Josephs K. Aphasia with Left Occipital Hypometabolism. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 2013 September; 20(9): 1237-40.

6.     Wicklund M, Petersen R. Emerging Biomarkers in Cognition. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine 2013 November; 29(4): 809-28.

7.     Wicklund M, Duffy J, Strand E, Machulda M, Whitwell J, Josephs K. Quantitative Application of the Primary Progressive Aphasia Consensus Criteria. Neurology (in press).