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Research Output 1986 2019

2019

Changing with the times

Simmons, Z., Oct 1 2019, In : Muscle & nerve. 60, 4, p. 343-344 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Motor Neuron Disease
Telemedicine
Respiratory Function Tests
Noninvasive Ventilation
Lung

Guidelines for authors: A view from the editor's desk

Simmons, Z., Feb 1 2019, In : Muscle and Nerve. 59, 2, p. 147-148 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Guidelines

In memorium: WALTER STOLOV, MD

Robinson, L. R. & Simmons, Z., Jan 1 2019, In : Muscle & nerve. 59, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Shared polygenic risk and causal inferences in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

The ITALSGEN Consortium & The International ALS Genomics Consortium, Apr 1 2019, In : Annals of Neurology. 85, 4, p. 470-481 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Genome-Wide Association Study
Linkage Disequilibrium
Random Allocation
Smoking
2 Citations (Scopus)

Telemedicine to innovate amyotrophic lateral sclerosis multidisciplinary care: The time has come

Paganoni, S. & Simmons, Z., Jan 1 2019, In : Muscle and Nerve. 59, 1, p. 3-5 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Telemedicine
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

ULTRASOUND IN THE DIAGNOSIS AND MONITORING OF AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS: A REVIEW

Hobson-Webb, L. D. & Simmons, Z., Aug 1 2019, In : Muscle and Nerve. 60, 2, p. 114-123 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Peripheral Nerves
Muscles
Mononeuropathies
Fasciculation
Dysarthria
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Acoustics
acoustics
Group
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis–specific quality of life–short form (ALSSQOL-SF): A brief, reliable, and valid version of the ALSSQOL-R

Felgoise, S. H., Feinberg, R., Stephens, H. E., Barkhaus, P., Boylan, K., Caress, J., Clawson, L. L., Elman, L., Goutman, S. A., Mccluskey, L., Russell, J., Tiryaki, E., Weiss, M. & Simmons, Z., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Muscle and Nerve.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Psychometrics
Statistical Factor Analysis
Quality of Life
Muscles
6 Citations (Scopus)
Dysarthria
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Biomechanical Phenomena
speaking
Jaw
5 Citations (Scopus)

Discussing edaravone with the ALS patient: an ethical framework from a U.S. perspective

Yeo, C. J. J. & Simmons, Z., Apr 3 2018, In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. 19, 3-4, p. 167-172 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Care Planning
Hope
Beneficence
Drug Costs
United States Food and Drug Administration
1 Citation (Scopus)

Ethical Considerations in Neurogenetic Testing

Su, X. W. & Simmons, Z., Jan 1 2018, In : Seminars in Neurology. 38, 5, p. 505-514 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic Testing
Beneficence
Nervous System Diseases
Ethics
Physicians
54 Citations (Scopus)

Genome-wide Analyses Identify KIF5A as a Novel ALS Gene

ITALSGEN Consortium, Genomic Translation for ALS Care (GTAC) Consortium, ALS Sequencing Consortium, NYGC ALS Consortium, Answer ALS Foundation, Clinical Research in ALS and Related Disorders for Therapeutic Development (CReATe) Consortium, SLAGEN Consortium, French ALS Consortium & Project MinE ALS Sequencing Consortium, Mar 21 2018, In : Neuron. 97, 6, p. 1268-1283.e6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kinesin
Genome
Mutation
Genes
Genome-Wide Association Study

Goodbye to neuromuscular images

Simmons, Z., Feb 1 2018, In : Muscle and Nerve. 57, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Citation (Scopus)

Hydration measured by doubly labeled water in ALS and its effects on survival

for the ALS Nutrition-NIPPV Study Group, Apr 3 2018, In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. 19, 3-4, p. 220-231 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drinking
Survival
Water
Body Water
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Lawful physician-hastened death AAN position statement

Russell, J. A., Epstein, L. G., Bonnie, R. J., Conwit, R., Graf, W. D., Kirschen, M., Kurek, J. A., Larriviere, D. G., Pascuzzi, R. M., Rizzo, M., Sattin, J. A., Simmons, Z., Taylor, L., Tsou, A. & Williams, M. A., Jan 1 2018, In : Neurology. 90, 9, p. 420-422 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Assisted Suicide
Euthanasia
Neurology
Prescriptions
Physicians

Symptom management in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: We can do better

Goutman, S. A. & Simmons, Z., Jan 1 2018, In : Muscle and Nerve. 57, 1, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Thank you to our reviewers

Simmons, Z., Dec 1 2018, In : Muscle & Nerve. 58, 6, p. 868-870 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Unexpected similarities between C9ORF72 and sporadic forms of ALS/FTD suggest a common disease mechanism

The New York Genome Center ALS Consortium, Jul 13 2018, In : eLife. 7, e37754.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Frontotemporal Dementia
Heterogeneous-Nuclear Ribonucleoprotein Group F-H
Brain
RNA-Binding Proteins
Genes
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)

Acoustic and tongue kinematic vowel space in speakers with and without dysarthria

Lee, J. M., Littlejohn, M. A. & Simmons, Z., Mar 4 2017, In : International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. 19, 2, p. 195-204 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dysarthria
Tongue
Biomechanical Phenomena
Acoustics
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
2 Citations (Scopus)

Advance care planning for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Levi, B., Simmons, Z., Hanna, C., Brothers, A., Lehman, E., Farace, E., Bain, M., Stewart, R. & Green, M., Jul 3 2017, In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. 18, 5-6, p. 388-396 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Advance Care Planning
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Decision Support Techniques
Terminal Care
Personal Autonomy
104 Citations (Scopus)

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Hardiman, O., Al-Chalabi, A., Chio, A., Corr, E. M., Logroscino, G., Robberecht, W., Shaw, P. J., Simmons, Z. & Van Den Berg, L. H., Oct 5 2017, In : Nature Reviews Disease Primers. 3, 17071.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Speech Therapy
Dysarthria
Motor Neuron Disease
Muscle Spasticity

A new editor: Changes in Muscle & Nerve

Simmons, Z., Jan 1 2017, In : Muscle and Nerve. 55, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Authorship
Publications
Muscles
Research

Article submission: The scope of muscle & nerve

Simmons, Z., May 1 2017, In : Muscle and Nerve. 55, 5, p. 615-616 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Authorship
Publications
Muscles
Research
21 Citations (Scopus)

Erratum: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Nature reviews. Disease primers (2017) 3 (17071))

Hardiman, O., Al-Chalabi, A., Chio, A., Corr, E. M., Logroscino, G., Robberecht, W., Shaw, P. J., Simmons, Z. & van den Berg, L. H., Oct 20 2017, In : Nature reviews. Disease primers. 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Brain-Computer Interfaces
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Evoked Potentials
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Alleles
3 Citations (Scopus)

Fixed dynamometry is more sensitive than vital capacity or ALS rating scale

Andres, P. L., Allred, M. P., Stephens, H. E., Proffitt Bunnell, M., Siener, C., Macklin, E. A., Haines, T., English, R. A., Fetterman, K. A., Kasarskis, E. J., Florence, J., Simmons, Z. & Cudkowicz, M. E., Oct 1 2017, In : Muscle and Nerve. 56, 4, p. 710-715 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vital Capacity
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Extremities
Sample Size
Longitudinal Studies
9 Citations (Scopus)

Incorporation of telehealth into a multidisciplinary ALS Clinic: feasibility and acceptability

Geronimo, A., Wright, C., Morris, A., Walsh, S., Snyder, B. & Simmons, Z., Oct 2 2017, In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. 18, 7-8, p. 555-561 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Telemedicine
Caregivers
Health Personnel
Videoconferencing
Quality of Health Care

Neuromuscular images: A picture can be worth more than a thousand words

Simmons, Z., Jul 1 2017, In : Muscle and Nerve. 56, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Research
1 Citation (Scopus)

Right-to-Try Investigational Therapies for Incurable Disorders

Simmons, Z., Oct 1 2017, In : CONTINUUM Lifelong Learning in Neurology. 23, 5, Peripheral Nerve and Motor Neuron Disorders, p. 1451-1457 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Investigational Therapies
Beneficence
Therapeutics
Compassionate Use Trials
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
1 Citation (Scopus)

So many submissions…so little space

Simmons, Z., Mar 1 2017, In : Muscle and Nerve. 55, 3, p. 299-300 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Authorship
Publications
Research
2 Citations (Scopus)

The P300 ‘face’ speller is resistant to cognitive decline in ALS

Geronimo, A. & Simmons, Z., Oct 2 2017, In : Brain-Computer Interfaces. 4, 4, p. 225-235 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Bioelectric potentials
Evoked Potentials
Neurodegenerative diseases
Cognition
Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration
Estrogens
Dementia
Consensus
Extremities
2016
20 Citations (Scopus)

A qualitative study of multidisciplinary ALS clinic use in the United States

Stephens, H. E., Young, J., Felgoise, S. H. & Simmons, Z., Feb 17 2016, In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. 17, 1-2, p. 55-61 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Form Perception
Standard of Care
Research
Clinical Trials
25 Citations (Scopus)

A randomized trial of mexiletine in ALS

Weiss, M. D., Macklin, E. A., Simmons, Z., Knox, A. S., Greenblatt, D. J., Atassi, N., Graves, M., Parziale, N., Salameh, J. S., Quinn, C., Brown, R. H., Distad, J. B., Trivedi, J., Shefner, J. M., Barohn, R. J., Pestronk, A., Swenson, A. & Cudkowicz, M. E., Apr 19 2016, In : Neurology. 86, 16, p. 1474-1481 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mexiletine
Muscle Cramp
Placebos
Vital Capacity
Pharmacokinetics
5 Citations (Scopus)

Compliance with recommendations made in a multidisciplinary ALS clinic

Fullam, T., Stephens, H. E., Felgoise, S. H., Blessinger, J. K., Walsh, S. & Simmons, Z., Feb 17 2016, In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. 17, 1-2, p. 30-37 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Compliance
Ambulatory Care
Caregivers
Mental Health
Physiologic Monitoring
3 Citations (Scopus)

Ethical issues in the evaluation of adults with suspected genetic neuromuscular disorders

Su, X., Kang, P. B., Russell, J. A. & Simmons, Z., Dec 1 2016, In : Muscle and Nerve. 54, 6, p. 997-1006 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Inborn Genetic Diseases
Ethics
Beneficence
Genetic Testing
Informed Consent
1 Citation (Scopus)

Genetic Testing of Presymptomatic Individuals at Risk for Progressive Myopathy

Simmons, Z., Dec 1 2016, In : CONTINUUM Lifelong Learning in Neurology. 22, 6, p. 2006-2011 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic Testing
Muscular Diseases
Beneficence
Physicians
Inborn Genetic Diseases

Muscle & nerve joins the "App World"

Simmons, Z. & Raheja, D., Jan 1 2016, In : Muscle and Nerve. 53, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Cell Phones
Internet
Muscles
13 Citations (Scopus)

Pain in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Patient and physician perspectives and practices

Stephens, H. E., Lehman, E., Raheja, D., Yang, C., Walsh, S., Mcarthur, D. B. & Simmons, Z., Feb 17 2016, In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. 17, 1-2, p. 21-29 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Physicians
Pain
Pain Management
Postal Service
11 Citations (Scopus)

Patient-reported problematic symptoms in an ALS treatment trial

Raheja, D., Stephens, H. E., Lehman, E., Walsh, S., Yang, C. & Simmons, Z., May 18 2016, In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. 17, 3-4, p. 198-205 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality of Life
Aptitude
Fatigue
Ceftriaxone
Mucus
21 Citations (Scopus)
Brain-Computer Interfaces
Brain computer interface
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Imagery (Psychotherapy)
Communication
3 Citations (Scopus)

Primary lateral sclerosis and early upper motor neuron disease: Characteristics of a cross-sectional population

Fournier, C. N., Murphy, A., Loci, L., Mitsumoto, H., Lomen-Hoerth, C., Kisanuki, Y., Simmons, Z., Maragakis, N. J., McVey, A. L., Al-Lahham, T., Heiman-Patterson, T. D., Andrews, J., McDonnell, E., Cudkowicz, M. & Atassi, N., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease. 17, 3, p. 99-105 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Neuron Disease
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Electromyography
Population
Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia
15 Citations (Scopus)

Prospective exploratory muscle biopsy, imaging, and functional assessment in patients with late-onset Pompe disease treated with alglucosidase alfa: The EMBASSY Study

van der Ploeg, A., Carlier, P. G., Carlier, R. Y., Kissel, J. T., Schoser, B., Wenninger, S., Pestronk, A., Barohn, R. J., Dimachkie, M. M., Goker-Alpan, O., Mozaffar, T., Pena, L. D. M., Simmons, Z., Straub, V., Guglieri, M., Young, P., Boentert, M., Baudin, P. Y., Wens, S., Shafi, R. & 2 others, Bjartmar, C. & Thurberg, B. L., Sep 1 2016, In : Molecular Genetics and Metabolism. 119, 1-2, p. 115-123 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Functional assessment
Glycogen Storage Disease Type II
Enzyme Replacement Therapy
Biopsy
Glycogen
6 Citations (Scopus)

Statins accelerate disease progression and shorten survival in SOD1G93A mice

Su, X. W., Nandar, W., Neely, E. B., Simmons, Z. & Connor, J., Aug 1 2016, In : Muscle and Nerve. 54, 2, p. 284-291 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Disease Progression
coenzyme Q10
Simvastatin
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
7 Citations (Scopus)

The role of mental health and self-efficacy in the pain experience of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Stephens, H. E., Lehman, E., Raheja, D., Yang, C., Walsh, S. & Simmons, Z., May 18 2016, In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. 17, 3-4, p. 206-212 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Self Efficacy
Mental Health
Pain
Depression
12 Citations (Scopus)

Verbal communication impacts quality of life in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Felgoise, S. H., Zaccheo, V., Duff, J. & Simmons, Z., May 18 2016, In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. 17, 3-4, p. 179-183 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Aptitude
Communication
Quality of Life
Analysis of Variance
2015
10 Citations (Scopus)

Acceptance of brain-computer interfaces in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Geronimo, A., Stephens, H. E., Schiff, S. & Simmons, Z., Jun 1 2015, In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. 16, 3-4, p. 258-264 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain-Computer Interfaces
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Computer Systems
Biomedical Engineering
Self-Help Devices
1 Citation (Scopus)

Adaptive endoplasmic reticulum stress alters cellular responses to the extracellular milieu

Liu, Y., Neely, E., Simmons, Z. & Connor, J., May 1 2015, In : Journal of Neuroscience Research. 93, 5, p. 766-776 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress
Apoptosis
Cell Survival
Motor Neurons
Pathologic Processes
13 Citations (Scopus)

Histological-MRI correlation in the primary motor cortex of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Meadowcroft, M., Mutic, N. J., Bigler, D. C., Wang, J., Simmons, Z., Connor, J. & Yang, Q., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 41, 3, p. 665-675 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Motor Cortex
Myelin Sheath
Astrocytes
Brain Death