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Maureen A Lacy

InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentPsychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience-Adult Psychiatry
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    Clinical Interests
    Dr. Lacy’s main clinical and research interest is in assessing the neurocognitive aspects (i.e., memory, attention, problem solving, & language) of neurologic, psychiatric and medical conditions.
    Degenerative dementias: Alzheimer, Parkinson, MSA, Frontal Temporal Dementia, & Primary
    Progressive Aphasia
    Epilepsy (pre and post resection) with WADAs evaluations
    Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (pre and post drain trials and shunt evaluations)
    Stroke & other Cerebral Vascular Disorders (i.e., CADASIL)
    Psychiatric Disorders: Attention Deficit Disorders; Learning Disabilities, & Depression
    Oncology: Brain Tumors & Breast Cancer (with Chemotherapy related issues)
    Traumatic Brain Injury & Concussion
    Autoimmune Diseases: Lupus, Graves, MS

    Research Interests
    Dr. Lacy’s primary research focus in on understanding and treating the acute and longstanding cognitive deficits related to increased intracranial pressure (i.e., hydrocephalus).
    Congenital Hydrocephalus
    Aqueductal Stenosis
    Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    Chiari Malformations

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    Illinois Institute of TechnologyDoctorate1995
    University of MichiganFellowship Program1996

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    1. Satzer D, Mahavadi A, Lacy M, Grant JE, Warnke P. Interstitial laser anterior capsulotomy for obsessive-compulsive disorder: lesion size and tractography correlate with outcome. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2022 03; 93(3):317-323. PMID: 34716192.
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    2. Lacy M, Fong M, Bolton C, Maranzano M, Bishop M, Artz A. Cognitive functioning of older adults prior to hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2021 10; 56(10):2575-2581. PMID: 34031555.
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    3. Wu S, Issa NP, Lacy M, Satzer D, Rose SL, Yang CW, Collins JM, Liu X, Sun T, Towle VL, Nordli DR, Warnke PC, Tao JX. Surgical Outcomes and EEG Prognostic Factors After Stereotactic Laser Amygdalohippocampectomy for Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. Front Neurol. 2021; 12:654668. PMID: 34079512.
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    4. Bolton C, Lacy M. Comparison of cognitive profiles in spinocerebellar ataxia subtypes: a case series. Cerebellum Ataxias. 2019; 6:13. PMID: 31548897.
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    5. Lacy M, Parikh S, Costello R, Bolton C, Frim DM. Neurocognitive Functioning in Unoperated Adults with Chiari Malformation Type I. World Neurosurg. 2019 Jun; 126:e641-e645. PMID: 30831298.
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    6. Bolton C, Lacy M. Long-Term Neuropsychological and Psychiatric Outcomes in Susac's Syndrome. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2019; 31(2):181-182. PMID: 31012828.
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    7. Lacy M, DeDios-Stern S, Fredrickson S, Parikh S, Nader T, Frim DM. Prevalence of Psychiatric Diagnoses in Pediatric Chiari Malformation Type 1. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2018; 53(6):371-378. PMID: 30149388.
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    8. Tao JX, Wu S, Lacy M, Rose S, Issa NP, Yang CW, Dorociak KE, Bruzzone M, Kim J, Daif A, Choi J, Towle VL, Warnke PC. Stereotactic EEG-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2018 05; 89(5):542-548. PMID: 29183959.
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    9. Lacy M, Ellefson SE, DeDios-Stern S, Frim DM. Parent-Reported Executive Dysfunction in Children and Adolescents with Chiari Malformation Type 1. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2016; 51(5):236-43. PMID: 27225878.
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    10. Lacy M, Kaemmerer T, Czipri S. Standardized mini-mental state examination scores and verbal memory performance at a memory center: implications for cognitive screening. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2015 Mar; 30(2):145-52. PMID: 24990889.
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    11. Lacy M, Hauser M, Pliskin N, Assuras S, Valentine MO, Reder A. The effects of long-term interferon-beta-1b treatment on cognitive functioning in multiple sclerosis: a 16-year longitudinal study. Mult Scler. 2013 Nov; 19(13):1765-72. PMID: 23652214.
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    12. Lacy M, Baldassarre M, Nader T, Frim D. Parent ratings of executive functioning in children with shunted hydrocephalus. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2012; 48(2):73-9. PMID: 23037887.
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    13. Assuras S, Lacy M. Psychiatric presentation in possible Susac's syndrome. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2011; 23(3):E30. PMID: 21948918.
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    14. Mohile SG, Lacy M, Rodin M, Bylow K, Dale W, Meager MR, Stadler WM. Cognitive effects of androgen deprivation therapy in an older cohort of men with prostate cancer. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2010 Aug; 75(2):152-9. PMID: 20656210.
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    15. Mohile SG, Lacy M, Rodin M, Bylow K, Dale W, Meager MR, Stadler WM. WITHDRAWN: Cognitive effects of androgen deprivation therapy in an older cohort of men with prostrate cancer. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2010 Jul 01. PMID: 20427196.
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    16. Ruocco AC, Lacy M. Neuropsychological findings in a case of neurosarcoidosis. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2010; 22(1):123.E36. PMID: 20160243.
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    17. Lacy M, Oliveira M, Austria E, Frim MD. Neurocognitive outcome after endoscopic third ventriculocisterostomy in patients with obstructive hydrocephalus. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2009 May; 15(3):394-8. PMID: 19402925.
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    18. Lacy M, Pyykkonen BA, Hunter SJ, Do T, Oliveira M, Austria E, Mottlow D, Larson E, Frim D. Intellectual functioning in children with early shunted posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2008; 44(5):376-81. PMID: 18703883.
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    19. Lacy M, Pyykkonen B, Mottlow D, Do T, Hunter S, Frim DM. Shunting versus Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy: Long-term Cognitive Outcome 871. Neurosurgery. 2006 Aug 01; 59(2):477-478. PMID: 28180714.
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    20. Frim DM, Do T, Mottlow D, Hunter S, Lacy M. Neurocognitive Performance after Shunting for Hydrocephalus: Effects of Shunt Valve Type. Neurosurgery. 2005 Aug 01; 57(2):436. PMID: 28184837.
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    21. Kress JP, Gehlbach B, Lacy M, Pliskin N, Pohlman AS, Hall JB. The long-term psychological effects of daily sedative interruption on critically ill patients. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Dec 15; 168(12):1457-61. PMID: 14525802.
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