Catherine Lomen-Hoerth, MD, PhD

Neurologist and director of the ALS Center

Dr. Catherine Lomen-Hoerth — a specialist in treating patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease — is director of the ALS Center at UCSF Medical Center. She is particularly interested in research involving electrophysiological and genetic predictors in ALS. Patients at the center have the opportunity to participate in research projects or clinical trials to test new treatments. Lomen-Hoerth also is interested in the overlap of ALS and frontotemporal dementia, a related neurodegenerative disease. She is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of the Bay Area chapter of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association.

Lomen-Hoerth earned a medical degree and a Ph.D. at Stanford University School of Medicine in neurosciences. At UCSF, she served as chief resident in neurology and completed a fellowship in electromyography and neuromuscular disorders. Her bachelor's degree is in biochemistry from the University of Arizona. Lomen-Hoerth is a professor in residence in neurology at UCSF.

Clinics

Neuropathy Center
400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2273
Fax: (415) 353-2898

Hours: Monday and Tuesday
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Academic Title

Professor

More about Catherine Lomen-Hoerth

Education

Stanford University School of Medicine, Neurosciences-PhD Program
Stanford University School of Medicine 1994

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Neurology 1998

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, EMG/Neurophysiology 1999

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Marzec NS, Nelson C, Waldron PR, Blackburn BG, Hosain S, Greenhow T, Green GM, Lomen-Hoerth C, Golden M, Mead PS. Serious Bacterial Infections Acquired During Treatment of Patients Given a Diagnosis of Chronic Lyme Disease - United States. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017 Jun 16; 66(23):607-609.
  2. van Rheenen W, Shatunov A, Dekker AM, McLaughlin RL, Diekstra FP, Pulit SL, van der Spek RA, Võsa U, de Jong S, Robinson MR, Yang J, Fogh I, van Doormaal PT, Tazelaar GH, Koppers M, Blokhuis AM, Sproviero W, Jones AR, Kenna KP, van Eijk KR, Harschnitz O, Schellevis RD, Brands WJ, Medic J, Menelaou A, Vajda A, Ticozzi N, Lin K, Rogelj B, Vrabec K, Ravnik-Glavac M, Koritnik B, Zidar J, Leonardis L, Grošelj LD, Millecamps S, Salachas F, Meininger V, de Carvalho M, Pinto S, Mora JS, Rojas-García R, Polak M, Chandran S, Colville S, Swingler R, Morrison KE, Shaw PJ, Hardy J, Orrell RW, Pittman A, Sidle K, Fratta P, Malaspina A, Topp S, Petri S, Abdulla S, Drepper C, Sendtner M, Meyer T, Ophoff RA, Staats KA, Wiedau-Pazos M, Lomen-Hoerth C, Van Deerlin VM, Trojanowski JQ, Elman L, McCluskey L, Basak AN, Tunca C, Hamzeiy H, Parman Y, Meitinger T, Lichtner P, Radivojkov-Blagojevic M, Andres CR, Maurel C, Bensimon G, Landwehrmeyer B, Brice A, Payan CA, Saker-Delye S, Dürr A, Wood NW, Tittmann L, Lieb W, Franke A, Rietschel M, Cichon S, Nöthen MM, Amouyel P, Tzourio C, Dartigues JF, Uitterlinden AG, Rivadeneira F, Estrada K, Hofman A, Curtis C, Blauw HM, van der Kooi AJ, de Visser M, Goris A, Weber M, Shaw CE, Smith BN, Pansarasa O, Cereda C, Del Bo R, Comi GP, D'Alfonso S, Bertolin C, Sorarù G, Mazzini L, Pensato V, Gellera C, Tiloca C, Ratti A, Calvo A, Moglia C, Brunetti M, Arcuti S, Capozzo R, Zecca C, Lunetta C, Penco S, Riva N, Padovani A, Filosto M, Muller B, Stuit RJ. Genome-wide association analyses identify new risk variants and the genetic architecture of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Nat Genet. 2016 09; 48(9):1043-8.
  3. Bock M, Duong YN, Kim A, Allen I, Murphy J, Lomen-Hoerth C. Cognitive-behavioral changes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Screening prevalence and impact on patients and caregivers. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener. 2016 Jul-Aug; 17(5-6):366-73.

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