Kremen, Sarah A., M.D.
  • Clinical Physician of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

  • Principal Investigator, UCLA California Alzheimer's Disease Centers (UCLA-CADC)

  • Director, Katherine and Benjamin Kagan Alzheimer's Disease Treatment Dev. Program

  • Co-Director, Training and Education Activities, UCLA-CADC

Kremen, Sarah A., M.D.

Contact

Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA
710 Westwood Plaza, Room C-224
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1769
Appointments: (310) 794-6039 {Memory Evaluation}
Fax: (310) 794-3148
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Specialty

Neurology, Alzheimer's Disease, Neurobehavioral Disorders, Memory Disorders, and Focal Dementias.

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Education

1990-1994 B.A., Psychology, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH.
1999-2003 M.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD.
2003-2004 Intern in Medicine, University of California Los Angeles-VA Greater Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
2004-2007 Resident in Neurology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
2006-2007 Chief Resident in Neurology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
2007-2009 Fellowship in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry, VA Greater Los Angeles and University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
2009-2010 Advanced Fellowship in Geriatric Neurology, VA Greater Los Angeles and University of California Los Angeles, CA.

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Board Certifications

2008 American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Activities and Services

2004-present Member, American Academy of Neurology.
2017-present Medical and Scientific Advisory Board, Alzheimer's Greater Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

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Publications

  • Grill J, Apostolova L, Bullain S, Burns J, Cox C, Dick M, Hartley D, Kawas C, Kremen S, et al. Communicating Mild Cognitive Impairment diagnoses with and without amyloid imaging. Alzheimer’s Research and Therapy. 2017;9:35 DOI 10.1186/s13195-017-0261-y.
  • Zhou Y, Elashoff D, Kremen S, Teng E, Karlawish J, Grill J. African Americans are less likely to enroll in preclinical Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions. 2017;3:57-64.
  • Alzheimer’s Clinical Care Guideline (State of California), Published by the Alzheimer’s Association, March, 2017. Contributing author.
  • Moheb N, Mendez MF, Kremen SA, Teng E. Instrumental activities of daily living in clinical subtypes of frontotemporal dementia. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2017; 43:89-99.
  • Grill J, Cox C, Kremen S, Mendez M, Teng E, Shapira S, Ringman J, Apostolova L. Patient and caregiver reactions to clinical amyloid imaging. Alzheimers Dement. 2017;13:924-932.
  • Apostolova LG, Haider JM, Goukasian N, Rabinovici GD, Chételat G, Ringman JM, Kremen S, et al. Critical review of the Appropriate Use Criteria for amyloid imaging: Effect on diagnosis and patient care. Alzheimer's Demen(Amst). 2016;5:15-22.
  • Ringman JM, Liang LJ, Zhou Y, Vangala S, Teng E, Kremen S, et al. Early behavioral changes in familial Alzheimer’s disease in the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network. Brain 2015;138:1036-1045.
  • Mendez MF, Fong S, Jimenez E, Kaiser N, Kremen SA, Shapira JS, Tsai PH. Observation of social behavior in frontotemporal dementia. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2014; 29(3):215-21.
  • Mendez MF, Fras IA, Kremen SA, Tsai PH. False reports from patients with frontotemporal dementia: delusions or confabulations? Behav Neurol 2011;24(3):237-244.
  • Mendez MF, Fras IA, Kremen SA, Tsai PH. False reports from patients with frontotemporal dementia: delusions or confabulations? Behav Neurol 2011;24(3):237-244.
  • Kremen SA, Mendez MF, Tsai PH, Teng E. Extrapyramidal signs in the primary progressive aphasias. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 2011;26(1):72-77.
  • Mendez MF, Kremen SA, Tsai P-H, Shapira JS. Interhemispheric differences in animal knowledge among patients with semantic dementia. Cogn Behav Neurol 2010;23(4):240-246.
  • Kremen SA, Solis OE, Shapira JS, Vinters HV, Mendez, MF. Fantastic thinking in pathologically proven Pick's Disease. Cogn Behav Neurol 2010;23(2):130-134.
  • Fogel B, Wu M, Kremen S, Murthy K, Jackson G, Vanek Z. Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease presenting with alien limb sign. Mov Disord 2006;21(7):1040-1050.
  • Kremen SA, Wu MN, Ovbiagele, B. Hemopericardium following intravenous thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke. Cerebrovasc Dis 2005;20(6):478-479.
  • Kraut MA, Kremen S, Moo L, Segal JB, Calhoun V, Hart J. Object activation in semantic memory from visual multimodal feature input. J Cognitive Neurosci 2002;14(1):37-47.
  • Kraut MA, Kremen S, Segal JB, Calhoun V, Moo L, Hart J. Object activation from features in the semantic system. J Cognitive Neurosci 2002;14(1): 24-36.
  • Hart J, Kraut M, Kremen S, Soher B, Gordon B. Neural substrates of orthographic lexical access as demonstrated by functional brain imaging. Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychol Beh Neurol 2000;13:1-7.
  • Hart J, Kremen S, Segal JB, Kraut, MA. Object activation via feature binding in the semantic system using fMRI. Neurology 2000;54(7 Supp 3):A398-A399.
  • Deibert EM, Edwards DF, Hart J, Krupp J, Ball C, Kremen S, Aiyagari V, Diringer MN. Development of a bedside cognitive scale for acutely ill neurology/neurosurgery patients. Neurology 2000;54(7 Supp 3):A310-A311.
  • Deibert E, Kraut M, Kremen S, Hart J. Neural pathways in tactile object recognition. Neurology 1999;52:1413-1417.
  • Tanaka J, Giles M, Kremen S, Simon V. Mapping attractor fields in face space: the atypicality bias in face recognition. Cognition 1998;68:199-220.

Chapters

  • Mendez MF, Kremen SA. Delirium, in Neurology in Clinical Practice, 6th ed., In Mazziotta J, (Ed.), 2012.

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