Barbara Herr, M.S.

Barbara Herr, M.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box CU 420669
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-6375
Fax: (585) 276-2056

Research Bio

I work collaboratively with Channelopathy and Muscle Study Project Unit faculty to design clinical treatment trials in rare neuromuscular diseases and to write grant applications to NIH, FDA, and the Muscular Dystrophy Association. I serve as co-investigator on funded projects, making suggestions for recruitment techniques and needed design modifications while the trial is in progress, and co-write manuscripts based on trial results. I assist in the T32 program, Experimental Therapeutics in Neurological Disease.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Phi Beta Kappa | William Smith College 1966
Epsilon Pi Sigma, Science Honor Society | Hobart and William Smith Colleges 1965

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 37 available »

2016 Apr 12
Sansone VA, Burge J, McDermott MP, Smith PC, Herr B, Tawil R, Pandya S, Kissel J, Ciafaloni E, Shieh P, Ralph JW, Amato A, Cannon SC, Trivedi J, Barohn R, Crum B, Mitsumoto H, Pestronk A, Meola G, Conwit R, Hanna MG, Griggs RC, . "Randomized, placebo-controlled trials of dichlorphenamide in periodic paralysis." Neurology. 2016 Apr 12; 86(15):1408-16. Epub 2016 Feb 10.
2014 Apr
Graves TD, Cha YH, Hahn AF, Barohn R, Salajegheh MK, Griggs RC, Bundy BN, Jen JC, Baloh RW, Hanna MG, . "Episodic ataxia type 1: clinical characterization, quality of life and genotype-phenotype correlation." Brain : a journal of neurology. 2014 Apr; 137(Pt 4):1009-18. Epub 2014 Feb 26.
2014 Feb
Ke Q, Qi M, Wu W, Luo B, Hanna M, Herr B, Griggs RC, . "Rare disease centers for periodic paralysis: China versus the United States and United Kingdom." Muscle & nerve. 2014 Feb; 49(2):171-4.
2013 Jul
Griggs RC, Herr BE, Reha A, Elfring G, Atkinson L, Cwik V, McColl E, Tawil R, Pandya S, McDermott MP, Bushby K. "Corticosteroids in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: major variations in practice." Muscle & nerve. 2013 Jul; 48(1):27-31. Epub 2013 Apr 25.
2013 Jul
Trivedi JR, Bundy B, Statland J, Salajegheh M, Rayan DR, Venance SL, Wang Y, Fialho D, Matthews E, Cleland J, Gorham N, Herbelin L, Cannon S, Amato A, Griggs RC, Hanna MG, Barohn RJ, . "Non-dystrophic myotonia: prospective study of objective and patient reported outcomes." Brain : a journal of neurology. 2013 Jul; 136(Pt 7):2189-200. Epub 2013 Jun 13.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor (Svc) (Part-Time) - Department of Neurology, Central Admin - Research (SMD) - Primary


MS | Community Health Services | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry1982
B.A. | Psychology | William Smith College1966