Mallory Hacker, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

mallory.hacker@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Education
Ph.D., Cell & Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeB.S., Chemistry, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Publications
Hacker ML, DeLong MR, Turchan M, Heusinkveld LE, Ostrem JL, Molinari AL, Currie AD, Konrad PE, Davis TL, Phibbs FT, Hedera P, Cannard KR, Drye LT, Sternberg AL, Shade DM, Tonascia J, Charles D. Effects of deep brain stimulation on rest tremor progression in early stage Parkinson disease. Neurology [print-electronic]. 2018 Jun 6/29/2018; PMID: 29959266, PII: WNL.0000000000005903, DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005903, ISSN: 1526-632X.

Grace Cannard K, Hacker M, Molinari A, E Heusinkveld L, Currie AD, Charles D. Recruitment and Retention in Clinical Trials of Deep Brain Stimulation in Early-Stage Parkinson's Disease: Past Experiences and Future Considerations. J Parkinsons Dis [print-electronic]. 2018 Jun 6/27/2018; PMID: 30010145, PII: JPD181381, DOI: 10.3233/JPD-181381, ISSN: 1877-718X.

Heusinkveld LE, Hacker ML, Turchan M, Davis TL, Charles D. Impact of Tremor on Patients With Early Stage Parkinson's Disease. Front Neurol. 2018; 9: 628. PMID: 30123178, PMCID: PMC6085452, DOI: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00628, ISSN: 1664-2295.

Heusinkveld L, Hacker M, Turchan M, Bollig M, Tamargo C, Fisher W, McLaughlin L, Martig A, Charles D. Patient Perspectives on Deep Brain Stimulation Clinical Research in Early Stage Parkinson's Disease. J Parkinsons Dis. 2017; 7(1): 89-94. PMID: 27911344, PII: JPD161031, DOI: 10.3233/JPD-161031, ISSN: 1877-718X.

Millan SH, Hacker ML, Turchan M, Molinari AL, Currie AD, Charles D. Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation in Early Stage Parkinson's Disease Is Not Associated with Increased Body Mass Index. Parkinsons Dis [print-electronic]. 2017; 2017: 7163801. PMID: 28676842, PMCID: PMC5476892, DOI: 10.1155/2017/7163801, ISSN: 2090-8083.

Hacker ML, Currie AD, Molinari AL, Turchan M, Millan SM, Heusinkveld LE, Roach J, Konrad PE, Davis TL, Neimat JS, Phibbs FT, Hedera P, Byrne DW, Charles D. Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation May Reduce Medication Costs in Early Stage Parkinson's Disease. J Parkinsons Dis. 2016; 6(1): 125-31. PMID: 26967937, PMCID: PMC4927876, PII: JPD150712, DOI: 10.3233/JPD-150712, ISSN: 1877-718X.

Hacker M, Charles D, Finder S. Deep brain stimulation in early stage Parkinson's disease may reduce the relative risk of symptom worsening [letter]. Parkinsonism Relat. Disord [print-electronic]. 2016 Jan; 22: 112-3. PMID: 26639979, PII: S1353-8020(15)30047-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2015.11.023, ISSN: 1873-5126.

Hacker ML, Tonascia J, Turchan M, Currie A, Heusinkveld L, Konrad PE, Davis TL, Neimat JS, Phibbs FT, Hedera P, Wang L, Shi Y, Shade DM, Sternberg AL, Drye LT, Charles D. Deep brain stimulation may reduce the relative risk of clinically important worsening in early stage Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism Relat. Disord [print-electronic]. 2015 Oct; 21(10): 1177-83. PMID: 26306000, PII: S1353-8020(15)00340-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2015.08.008, ISSN: 1873-5126.

Charles D, Konrad PE, Davis TL, Neimat JS, Hacker ML, Finder SG. Deep brain stimulation in early stage Parkinson's disease [letter]. Parkinsonism Relat. Disord [print-electronic]. 2015 Mar; 21(3): 347-8. PMID: 25547949, PII: S1353-8020(14)00431-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2014.10.032, ISSN: 1873-5126.

Earls LR, Hacker ML, Watson JD, Miller DM. Coenzyme Q protects Caenorhabditis elegans GABA neurons from calcium-dependent degeneration. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A [print-electronic]. 2010 Aug 8/10/2010; 107(32): 14460-5. PMID: 20663955, PMCID: PMC2922603, PII: 0910630107, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0910630107, ISSN: 1091-6490.