Department of  Neurosurgery
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Daniel M. Hafez, MD, PhD

Position: PGY5

Hometown:  Quincy, Il

Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

Clinical/Research Interests: Regeneration, neuroprosthetics, brain computer interface

Departmental Awards: 2016-2017 - The Robert L. Grubb, Jr. M.D. Neurosurgical Resident Clinical Excellence Award

  • Amyloid-beta and Alzheimer's disease: the role of neprilysin-2 in amyloid-beta clearance. Marr RA, Hafez DM. Front Aging Neurosci. 2014 Aug 13;6:187. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2014.00187. eCollection 2014. Review.
  • F-spondin gene transfer improves memory performance and reduces amyloid-β levels in mice. Hafez DM, Huang JY, Richardson JC, Masliah E, Peterson DA, Marr RA. Neuroscience. 2012 Oct 25;223:465-72. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2012.07.038. Epub 2012 Jul 31.
  • Altered NEP2 expression and activity in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. Huang JY, Hafez DM, James BD, Bennett DA, Marr RA. J Alzheimers Dis. 2012;28(2):433-41. doi: 10.3233/JAD-2011-111307.