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Faculty Detail    
Assistant Professor
UAB School of Medicine
Campus Address CIRC 312 Zip 0017
Phone  (205) 934-3866
Other websites UAB Epilepsy Center

Medical School  Ruprecht-Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany    2009  M.D. 
Residency  University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY    2014  Board Certified Neurologist 
Fellowship  University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA    2016  Board Certified Epileptologist 

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) Board Certification for Neurology  2014 
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) Board Certification for Epilepsy  2016 

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Neurology   Neurology Chair Office Assistant Professor
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Ctr for Clinical & Translational Sci Assistant Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. Muhlhofer graduated from Heidelberg Medical School, Germany in 2009. After one year of postgraduate research on molecular mechanisms of neuronal apoptosis in status epilepticus at the Institute for Neurophysiology at Heidelberg University, he joined the Neurology Residency Program at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY. He graduated in 2010 and went on to do a two year fellowship in clinical neurophysiology, epilepsy and epilepsy surgery at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) before he joined the Epilepsy Division at the UAB Department of Neurology as an Assistant Professor in July 2016.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)  Member 
American Epilepsy Society (AES)  Member 

Research/Clinical Interest
Clinical Treatment of Established and Refractory Status Epilepticus; Epilepsy Surgery on Focal Epilepsy Patients with normal (non-lesional) MRI; Uncommon Seizure Semiologies; Education and Teaching Clinical Neuroscience

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Transient protective effect of B-vitamins in experimental epilepsy in the mouse brain. - Rabie T*, Muhlhofer W* (*co-authors), Bruckner T, Schwab A, Bauer AT, Zimmermann M, Bonke D, Marti HH, Schenkel J - J Mol Neurosci. 2010 May;41(1):74-9.  19777382 
Clinical Reasoning: Seizures from the neglected lobe. - Muhlhofer W, Paul B, Lin G, Singhal N. - Neurology. 2016 Mar 8;86(10):e97-e100.  26952306 
Pearls and Oy-sters: The chapeau de gendarme sign and other localizing gems in frontal lobe epilepsy. - Tan YL*, Muhlhofer W* (*co-authors), Knowlton R. - Neurology. 2016 Sep 6;87(10):e103-5.  27597558