Leah Jensen, MD
Post-Graduate Year I
Leah Jensen, MD, grew up in Long Beach, California and has a B.S. in Neuroscience from Johns Hopkins University. After graduating, she spent one year researching the pathophysiology of muscular dystrophy and myofibrillar myopathy at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke in Bethesda, Maryland. She attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis, and is now completing a preliminary year in General Surgery prior to beginning training in Diagnostic Radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at WashU.
Hometown: Long Beach, CA
Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University
Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine
Research Interests: Imaging characteristics of degenerative neuromuscular diseases and autoimmune encephalopathy.
- Hoye M, Regan M, Jensen L, Lake A, Reddy L, Vidensky S, Richard J, Maragakis N, Rothstein J, Dougherty J, Miller T. Motor neuron-derived microRNAs cause astrocyte dysfunction in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Brain. 2018;141(9):2561–2575. doi: 10.1093/brain/awy182.
- Jensen L, Fuser D, Day G, Goyal M, Miller-Thomas M, Ponisio M. FDG-PET/CT in autoimmune encephalitis: metabolic patterns, MRI correlation, and relevant paraclinical findings. J Nucl Med 2020 61:1568.is, N. J., Rothstein, J. D., Dougherty, J. D., & Miller, T. M. (2018). Motor neuron-derived microRNAs cause astrocyte dysfunction in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Brain, 141(9), 2561-2575. https://doi.org/10.1093/brain/awy182
See a full list of Jensen’s publications on PubMed.