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Mark T Wagner PhD

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  • Professor
  • College of Medicine
  • Neurology
Academic Focus
  • Clinician/Educator: patient care with "bedside" teaching of fellows, residents, interns, and medical students.
  • Clinical interests: memory disorders, aging and cognition, markers of preclinical Alzheimer and related dementias, atypical neurobehavioral syndromes, forensic neuropsychology, stroke, head injury, innovative measurement and therapies.
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Representive translational research

Lowe, D. A, MacAulay, R.K, Szeles, D.M., Milano, N.J., Wagner, M.T. (2019). Dual-Task Gait Assessment in a Clinical Sample: Implications for Improved Detection of Mild Cognitive Impairment. Journal of Gerontology.

Mithoefer, M.C., Mithoefer, A.T., Feduccia, A.A., Jerome, L., Wagner, M.T., Wymer, J., Holland, J., Hamilton, S., Yazar-Klosinski, B.,  Emerson, A., Doblin, R. (2018). MDMA-assisted Psychotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Military Veterans, Firefighters and Police Officers, a Randomized Clinical Trial. Lancet Psychiatry, 5(6): 486-497.

Wagner, MT, Szeles, DM, Mulder, B, Sohn, M, Walker, AJ (2017). Posterior cortical atrophy of a suspected non-Alzheimer type: a case report. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 1-19.

Wagner, MT, Mithoefer, MC, Mithoefer, AT, MacAulay, RK, Jerome, L, Yazar-Klosinski, B, Doblin, R. (2017). Therapeutic effect of increased openness: Investigating mechanism of action in MDMA-assisted psychotherapy. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 31(8):967-974

MacAulay, RK, Wagner, MT, Szeles, D, Milano, NJ (2017). Improving Sensitivity to Detect Mild Cognitive Impairment: Cognitive Load Dual-Task Gait Speed Assessment. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 23(6),  493-501.

Wagner, M.T. & Prieur, M. (2015).  Too quiet: A case of auditory Charles Bonnet Syndrome. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 21, Supplement s1, 213-214.

Pritchard, P., et al (2015).  Episodic Misperception of Time Associated with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy, Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 21: Supplement s1, 194.

Duggan, E., Wagner, MT, et al. (2020). Consciousness of self: A case presentation of autobiographical amnesia associated with transient epileptic amnesia. Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Annual Conference. Denver, CO.

Duggin, E., Wagner, MT, et al. (2020). Development of a New Dual-Task Gait Assessent for Screening of Cognitive Impairment in a Medical Clinic Setting. Presented at the International Society Annual Conference. Denver, CO.

Duggan, E., Nitsch, KP, Wagner, MT (2019). Acetzolamide used as an alternative to ventriculoperitoneal shunt: Case study of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus. Presented at the International Neuropsychological Society 47 Annual Conference,

Soper, AC, Wagner, MT, Edwards, JC, Pritchard, PB (2011). Transient epileptic amnesia: a neurosurgical case report. Epilepsy & Behavior, 20(4):709-13.

Wagner, M.T., Marion, S.D. & Judson, M.A. (2005). The effects of fatigue and treatment with methylphenidate on sustained attention in sarcoidosis.  Sarcoidosis, vasculitis and diffuse lung disease. 22, 235.

Wagner, M.T., Wymer, J.H., Wagner, M.T., Topping, K.B., & Pritchard, P.B.  (2005).  Use of the Personality Assessment Inventory as an efficacious and cost effective diagnostic tool for nonepileptic seizures.  Epilepsy and Behavior, 301-304.

Teichner, G., & Wagner, M.T. (2004).  The Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM): Normative Data from Cognitively Intact, Cognitively Impaired, and Geriatric Patients with Dementia. Clinical Neuropsychology.