Ericka P. Simpson, MD

Personal profile

While completing her postdoctoral training, Dr. Simpson studied under the renowned Dr. Stanley Appel, the current chair of the Department of Neurology at Houston Methodist Hospital and the founder of the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute. After completion of a fellowship in Dr. Appel’s laboratory, she became a tenure track Associate Professor of Neurology at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Simpson is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and a recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Minority Medical Faculty Development Program. She joined the Houston Methodist Specialty Physician Group in 2005.

Research interests

Dr. Simpson’s research aims to characterize the peripheral immune inflammatory response in ALS and other neurodegenerative diseases, and identify the potential markers that may reflect disease activity and progression. Her translational research seeks to identify and develop effective therapies that positively alter the natural progression of these diseases, including Myotonic Dystrophy, myasthenia gravis, and chronic inflammatory polyneuropathies. 

Keywords

    Free-text keywords

  • Neurology, ALS, Biomarkers, Dendritic cells, MCP-1, Microglia, Stem cells

    Research Area Keywords

  • Neurosciences
  • Regenerative Medicine

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Concept: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Disease Progression
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Placebos
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Motor Neurons
Concept: Motor Neurons
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Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
Concept: Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
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Microglia
Concept: Microglia
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Ceftriaxone
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Safety
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Concept: Neurodegenerative Diseases
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Polyneuropathies
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
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Journals

Neurology

ISSNs: 0028-3878, 1526-632X

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

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8

The Lancet Neurology

ISSNs: 1474-4465, 1474-4422

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1474-4465

Lancet Publishing Group

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6

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

ISSNs: 1466-0822, 1748-2968

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1471-180X

Taylor and Francis Ltd.

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5

Muscle and Nerve

ISSNs: 0148-639X

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1097-4598

Wiley

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4

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration

ISSNs: 2167-8421

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 2167-9223

Informa Healthcare

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3
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Department of Medicine

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Department of Pathology & Genomic Medicine

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Baylor College of Medicine

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Massachusetts General Hospital

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Houston Methodist Research Institute

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California Pacific Medical Center

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University of California, San Francisco

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Shared Pub. External co-authors

Albert A. Yen

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Merit Cudkowicz

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Jonathan Glass

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William S. David

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Jonathan S. Katz

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