Medical School Washington University School of Medicine (1988)
Internship Jewish Hospital of St. Louis (1989), Internal Medicine
Residency Barnes-Jewish Hospital (1992), Neurology
Fellowship Washington University in St. Louis (1994), Neuromuscular Disease

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Acid Maltase Deficiency
  • Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy
  • Bulbar Palsy
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT)
  • Congenital Myopathy
  • Debrancher Enzyme Deficiency
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Duchenne Disease
  • Dystrophy
  • Eaton Lambert Syndrome
  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy
  • Fasciculations
  • Friedreich's Ataxia
  • Inclusion Body Myositis
  • Inflammatory Myopathy
  • Keams-Sayre Syndrome
  • Lambert Eaton Syndrome
  • Lou Gehrig's Disease
  • McArdles Disease
  • Metabolic Myopathy
  • Mitochondrial Myopathy
  • Mononeuritis
  • Motor Neuron Disease
  • Muscular Atrophy
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  • Myoglobinuria
  • Myopathy
  • Myositis
  • Nemaline Myopathy
  • Phosphofructokinase Deficiency
  • Polymyositis
  • Post-Polio Syndromes
  • Primary Lateral Sclerosis
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Thompsen's Disease
  • Thyroid Myopathy


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

"Redox susceptibility of SOD1 mutants is associated with the differential response to CCS over-expression in vivo"
Son M, Fu Q, Puttaparthi K, Matthews CM and Elliott JL. Neurobiology of Disease 2009 In press
"Isolated Cytochrome c oxidase deficiency in G93A SOD1 mice overexpressing CCS protein"
Son, M., Leary, S.C., Romain, N., Pierrel, F., Winge, D.R., Haller, R.G., and Elliott, J.L., The Journal of Biological Chemistry May 2008 283: 12267-12275,
"Biological effects of CCS in the absence of SOD1 enzyme activation: implications for disease in a mouse model of ALS"
Proescher JB, Son M, Elliott JL, Culotta VC, Human Molecular Genetics 2008 17: 1728-1737.
"Assessing the role of immuno-prpteasomes in a mouse model of familial ALS"
K Puttaparthis and JL Elliott Experimental Neurology July 2007 206: 53-58
"Assessing the role of immuno-proteasomes in a mouse model of familial ALS"
K Puttaparthi and JL Elliott, Experimental Neurology July 2007 206: 53-58

Honors & Awards

  • President Research Council Distinguished Young Researcher Award

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Society for Neuroscience