Rob Hammond


MD University of Western Ontario

Office: Dental Sciences Building, Room 4044
Phone: (519) 685-8500  x 36367
Fax: (519) 663-2930
E-mail: rhammond@uwo.ca

Clinical Activities

Keywords: Neuropathology, Muscle biopsy

Description of clinical activities: Consultant in Neuropathology of brain tumours, infection, trauma and neurodegenerative, cerebrovascular and neuromuscular diseases. Needle muscle biopsies are performed on inpatients and outpatients by referral only.

Research Interests

Keywords: Neuroimaging/neuropathology correlates, Cerebrovascular disease, Epilepsy and Brain development, Neuroinflammation

Description of research activities: Current projects involve collaborative teams where my role is as a Neuropathologist with an interest in quantitative digital image analysis.

Selected Publications

  1. Cairncross, JG., Ueki, K., Zlatescu, MC., Lisle, DK., Finkelstein, DM., Hammond, RR. Silver, JS., Stark, PC., MacDonald, DR., Ino, Y., Ramsay, DA., Louis, DN. Specific genetic predictors of chemotherapeutic response and survival in patients with anaplastic oligodendrogliomas. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 90 (19): 1473 - 1479, 1998.
  2. Duggal, N., Iskander, S., Hammond, RR, Nestin expression in cortical dysplasia. Journal of Neurosurgery.95:459-465, 2001.
  3. Walsh, K., Megyesi, J., Hammond, R. Human central nervous system tissue culture: a historical review and examination of recent advances. Neurobiol Dis 18(1):2-18, 2005.
  4. Clarke, SE., Beletsky, V., Hammond, RR., Hegele, RA., Rutt, BK. Validation of automatically classified magnetic resonance images for carotid plaque compositional analysis. Stroke 37(1):93-97, 2006.
  5. Derry, K., Nicolle, MN., Keith-Rokosh, JA., Hammond RR. Percutaneous Muscle Biopsies: Review of 900 consecutive cases at LHSC Can J Neurol Sci, 2009; 36: 201-206
  6. Cocker MS, Mc Ardle B, Spence JD, Lum C, Hammond RR, Ongaro DC, McDonald MA, Dekemp RA, Tardif JC, Beanlands RS. Imaging atherosclerosis with hybrid [(18)F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography imaging: what Leonardo da Vinci could not see. J Nucl Cardiol. 2012 Dec;19(6):1211-25. doi: 10.1007/s12350-012-9631-9.

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