Jason Lamanna, MD, PhD

PGY-1

Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Education

  • BS, University of Florida, 2009
  • MD, Emory University, 2018
  • PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018

Biography

Hometown: Winter Park, FL

Professional Interests

  • Spine
  • Peripheral nerve
  • Functional
  • Stereotactic
  • Image-guided

Future/Career Plans

  • Academics

Awards/Grants

  • Magnum Cum Laude Merit Award, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting, 2015
  • Grand Prize Winner, Georgia Tech Career, Research, and Innovation Development Conference, 2015
  • Top Poster Award, World Molecular Imaging Congress, 2014
  • The Outstanding Scholar for the University of Florida Class of 2009
  • Valedictorian, University of Florida Class of 2009

Memberships

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Hobbies

  • Scuba diving
  • Trekking
  • Hiking
  • Running
  • Florida Gators football

Publications

PUBLICATIONS AND PATENTS

  • Lamanna JJ, Riley J, Boulis, N. Deep Brain Stimulation: Part I: Procedural and Technical Advances. Contemporary Neurosurgery. 2012. 34(5) p 1-6.
  • Riley J, Lamanna JJ, Boulis N. Deep Brain Stimulation: Part II: Beyond Movement Disorders, Stimulation for Affective Disorders. Contemporary Neurosurgery. 2012. 34(6) p 1-6.
  • Donnelly E, Lamanna JJ, Boulis N. Stem Cell Therapy for the Spinal Cord. Stem Cell Research and Therapy. 2012. 3(4):24. PMID: 22776143
  • Federici T, Hurtig C, Burks K, Riley J, Krishna V, Miller B, Sribnick E, Miller J, Grin N, Lamanna JJ, Boulis N. Surgical Technique for Spinal Cord Delivery of Therapies: Demonstration of Procedure in Gottingen Minipigs.  Journal of Visualized Experiments.  Dec (7)70: e4371. PMID: 23242422
  • Lamanna JJ, Miller JH, Riley JP, Hurtig CV, Boulis NM. Cellular Therapeutics Delivery to the Spinal Cord: Technical Considerations for Clinical Application. Therapeutic Delivery. 2013;4(11). 1397- 1410. PMID: 24228990
  • Lamanna JJ, Oshinski JN, Boulis NM, Anderson, CD. Devices and Systems for MRI-Guided Procedures. US Patent Application No. 14/851,524 (Published, March 2016).
  • Riley J, Medani K, Lamanna JJ, Boulis NM. Spinal Cord Cell Therapeutic Delivery: Device Development and Considerations.  Regenerative Medicine for Degenerative Muscle Diseases.  New York, NY: Springer New York; 2016:109-127.
  • Gutierrez J, Lamanna JJ, Grin N, Hurtig C, Miller J, Riley J, Urquia L, Avalos P, Svendsen CN, Federici T, Boulis NM. Preclinical Validation of Multilevel Intraspinal Stem Cell Therapy for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).  2015 Oct;77(4):604-12. PMID: 26134596
  • Squires A, Oshinski J, Lamanna J, Tse ZTH: SpinoTemplate: A Platform for MRI-Guided Spinal Cord Injections. Journal of Medical Robotics Research 2016, 01:
  • Lamanna JJ, Gutierrez J, Urquia L, Hurtig CV, Amador E, Svendsen CN, Federici T, Oshinski JN, Boulis NM. Ferumoxytol labeling of human neural progenitor cells for diagnostic long-term cellular tracking in the porcine spinal cord with magnetic resonance imaging.  Stem Cells Translational Medicine. 2017, 6(1): 139-150. PMID: 28170192
  • Lamanna JJ, Urquia LN, Hurtig CV, Gutierrez J, Anderson C, Piferi P, Federici T, Oshinski JN, Boulis NM. Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Guided Transplantation of Neural Stem Cells into the Porcine Spinal Cord. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2017; 95(1):60-68. PMID: 28132063
  • Tora MS, Keifer Jr OP, Lamanna JJ, Boulis NM. The challenges of developing a gene therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics. PMID: 28132569
  • Howard BM, Holland CM, Mehta CC, Tian G, Bray DP, Lamanna JJ, Malcolm JG, Barrow DL, Grossberg JA. Association of Overlapping Surgery With Patient Outcomes in a Large Series of Neurosurgical Cases.  JAMA Surgery. PMID 29117312
  • Lamanna JJ, Gutierrez J, Espinosa J, Wagner J, Urquia LN, Moreton C, Tora M, Hurtig CV, Kirk AD, Federici T, Boulis NM. Peripheral blood detection of systemic graft-specific xeno-antibodies following transplantation of human neural progenitor cells into the porcine spinal cord.  Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. PMID: 29089163

PRESENTATIONS

Accepted Abstracts and Poster Presentations

  • Lamanna JJ; Donnelly EM, Oshinski JN, Boulis NM, Federici T. Pre-clinical validation of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticle-Labeled Neural Stem Cells for In Vivo Tracking and Post-Mortem Identification in the Spinal Cord. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting (Chicago, October 2012).
  • Miller JH, Hurtig CV, Grin N, Lamanna JJ, Federici T; Boulis NM. Porcine Behavior and Functional Status Following Large Volume Cervical Spinal Cord Injections.  AANS/CNS Spine Section Meeting (Phoenix, 2012).
  • Riley J, Hurtig CV, Grin N, Lamanna JJ, Boulis N. Porcine Intraventricular Cannulation, Validating a Strategy for Gene Delivery to the Central Nervous System. Georgia Neurosurgical Society (Atlanta, November 2012).
  • Lamanna JJ, Svendsen CN, Federici T; Oshinski JN; Boulis NM. Magnetic Labeling of Non-Adherent, Non-Phagocytic Human Neural Progenitor Cells.  Hilton Head Regenerative Medicine Workshop (Hilton Head, March 2013).
  • Lamanna JJ, Buchman T, Boulis N, and Oshinski J. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Tracking of Magnetic Nanoparticle-Labeled Human Neural Progenitor Cells in the Porcine Spinal Cord.  Georgia Institute of Technology Research and Innovation Conference (Atlanta, March 2014).
  • Lamanna JJ, Gutierrez J, Urquia L, Grin N, Riley JP, Federici T, Oshinski JN, and Boulis NM.  Magnetic nanoparticle labeling of human neural progenitor cells for tracking with MRI in the porcine spinal cord.  Regenerative Medicine Workshop at Hilton Head (Hilton Head, March 2014).
  • Vasudevan K, Lamanna JJ, Riley J, Boulis N. Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Refractory Craniofacial Pain: An Exploration of Factors Resulting in Lead Explantation. American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting (San Francisco, April 2014).
  • Lamanna J, Gutierrez J, Urquia L, Grin N, Riley J, Espinosa J, Buchman T, Oshinski J, Boulis N. Ferumoxytol labeling of human neural progenitor cells for tracking with MRI in the porcine spinal cord.  International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting (Milan, May 2014).
  • Gutierrez J, Lamanna JJ, Grin N, Hurtig CV, Miller JH, Riley J, Urquia L, Federici T, Boulis NM. Preclinical Validation of Multilevel Intraspinal Stem Cell Therapy for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting (Boston, October 2014).
  • Lamanna JJ, Gutierrez J, Espinosa JR, Urquia L, Grin J, Hurtig CV, Riley J, Bordeau J, Polak M, Brannon P, Glass J, Federici T, Kirk AD, Boulis NM. Peripheral Monitoring of Immune Response to Intraspinal Stem Cell Therapy.  Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting (Boston, October 2014).
  • Lamanna JJ, Gutierrez J, Urquia L, Grin N, Riley J, Federici T, Oshinski J, Boulis N. Safe and Effective Tracking of Ferumoxytol-Labeled, Clinical-Grade Human Neural Stem Cells with Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Pig Spinal Cord.  World Molecular Imaging Congress 2014 (Seoul, September 2014).
  • Lamanna JJ, Gutierrez J, Urquia L, Amador E, Federici T, Oshinski J, Boulis N. Intraspinal Stem Cell Therapy: Cellular Graft Tracking and Percutaneous Delivery with Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  Georgia Institute of Technology Career, Research, and Innovation Development Conference (Atlanta, March 2015).
  • Lamanna JJ, Urquia L, Hurtig CV, Gutierrez J, Anderson C, Piferi P, Federici T, Oshinski JN, Boulis NM. Minimally Invasive Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Guided Delivery of Neural Stem Cells into the Porcine Spinal Cord.  International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting (Toronto, June 2015).
  • Squires A, Oshinski JN, Lamanna JJ, Tse ZT. SpinoTemplate: A System for MR-Guided Spinal Cellular Therapeutics Injections.  International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting (Toronto, June 2015).
  • Lamanna JJ, Hurtig CV, Urquia L, Amador E, Gutierrez J, Federici T, Boulis NM. Vascularization of human neural progenitor cell grafts correlates with immune rejection in the porcine spinal cord.  International Society for Stem Cell Research Annual Meeting (Stockholm, June 2015).
  • Lamanna JJ, Urquia L, Hurtig CV, Gutierrez J, Anderson C, Piferi P, Federici T, Oshinski JN, Boulis NM. Minimally Invasive Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Guided Delivery of Neural Stem Cells into the Porcine Spinal Cord.  International Society for Stem Cell Research Annual Meeting (Stockholm, June 2015).
  • Lamanna JJ, Gutierrez J, Urquia L, Federici T, Oshinski J, Boulis N. Long-term MR tracking and stereological quantification of ferumoxytol labeled human neural progenitor cells transplanted into the porcine spinal cord.  World Molecular Imaging Congress 2015 (Honolulu, September 2015).
  • Gutierrez J, Moreton C, Lamanna JJ, Schapiro R, Grin N, Hurtig CV, Miller JH, Riley J, Urquia L, Federici T, Boulis NM. Understanding cell migration after direct transplantation into the spinal cord - a tool to calculate the optimal transplantation volume. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting (New Orleans, September 2015).
  • Tora MS, Lamanna JJ, Gutierrez J, Urquia L, Moreton C, Wagner JL, Federici T, Boulis NM. Immune sensitization in sequential stem cell transplantation into the spinal cord.  Society for Neuroscience (San Diego, November 2016).
  • Tora MS, Lamanna JJ, Gutierrez J, Moreton C, Federici T, Bankiewicz K, Boulis NM, Oshinski J. MRI guided delivery and tracking of a viral vector into the porcine spinal cord.  World Molecular Imaging Congress 2017 (Philadelphia, September 2017)
  • Howard B, Holland C, Bray D, Lamanna J, Malcolm J, Barrow D, Grossberg J. Analysis of 3,298 Consecutive Neurosurgical Cases Demonstrates that Overlapping Surgery Has No Adverse Effect on Patient Outcome.  Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2017 (Boston, October 2017)
  • Pujari A, Lamanna JJ, Malcolm J, Agarwal V, Barrow D. Arteriovenous malformations with associated aneurysms: treatment strategies and outcomes.  Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2018 (Houston, October 2018).  Submitted
  • Malcolm J, Kashlan O, Lamanna JJ, Howard B, Refai D. Overlapping spine surgery: A retrospective cohort study of 90-day complications.  Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2018 (Houston, October 2018).  Submitted

Oral Presentations

  • Human Neural Progenitor Cell Nanoparticle Labeling for Tracking and MR-Guided Spinal Cord Transplantation. Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Research in Progress Seminar, September 2013.
  • Optimizing Spinal Cord Stem Cell Therapy: Tracking with MRI and Targeted Transplantation. Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Grand Rounds, May 2014.
  • Minimally Invasive Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Guided Delivery of Neural Stem Cells into the Porcine Spinal Cord. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Annual Meeting, Toronto, June 2015.
  • Long-term MR tracking and stereological quantification of ferumoxytol labeled human neural progenitor cells transplanted into the porcine spinal cord. World Molecular Imaging Congress 2015, Honolulu, September 2015.
  • Optimizing Spinal Cord Stem Cell Therapy. Emory University School of Medicine Department of Radiology, Research in Progress Seminar, October 2015.