Gerard Toussaint, M.D.

Gerard Toussaint, M.D.

Assistant Professor


Department of Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience (TAMU/TAMHSC)
8447 Riverside Pkwy
2006 Medical Research and Education Building
Bryan, TX   77807-3260

Phone: 979-436-0338
Fax: 979-436-0086
LGToussaint@medicine.tamhsc.edu

Education

M.D., University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC.

Surgical Internship, Neurosurgery Residency, and Neurosurgery Chief Residency – Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

Post-Doctoral Basic Science Fellowship, Neuro-Oncology: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

Research Interests

I participate in graduate training as a member of the faculty in the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience.

Selected Publications

Toussaint, LG, Friedman, JA, Wijdicks, EF, Piepgras, DG, Pichelmann, MA, McIver, JI, McClelland, RL, Nichols, DA, Meyer, FB and Atkinson, JLD. (2005) "Survival of cardiac arrest after aneurismal subarachnoid hemorrhage". Neurosurgery. 57(1):25-31.

Collignon, FP, Friedman, JA, Piepgras, DG, Pichelmann, MA, McIver, JI, Toussaint, LG and McClelland, RL. (2004) "Serum Magnesium Levels as Related to Symptomatic Vasospasm and Outcome Following Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage". Neurocritical Care. 1(4):441-48.

Toussaint, LG, Friedman, JA, Wijdicks, EF, Piepgras, DG, Pichelmann, MA, McIver, JI, McClelland, RL, Nichols, DA, Meyer, FB and Atkinson, JL. (2004) "Influence of Aspirin on Outcome Following Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage". Journal of Neurosurgery. 101(6): 921-25.

Friedman, JA, Pichelmann, MA, Piepgras, DG, McIver, JI, Toussaint, LG, McClelland, RL, Nichols, DA, Meyer, FB, Atkinson, JL and Wijdicks, EF. (2003) "Pulmonary complications of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage". Neurosurgery. 52(5):1025-31; discussion 1031-2.

Friedman, JA, Nichols, DA, Meyer, FB, Pichelmann, MA, McIver, JI, Toussaint, LG, Axley, PL and Brown, RD, Jr. (2003) "Guglielmi detachable coil treatment of ruptured saccular cerebral aneurysms: retrospective review of a 10-year single-center experience". American Journal of Neuroradiology. 24(3):526-33.

Rabenstein, AA, Pichelmann, MA, Friedman, JA, Piepgras, DG, Nichols, DA, McIver, JI, Toussaint, LG, McClelland, RL, Fulgham, JR, Meyer, FB, Atkinson, JL and Wijdicks, EF. (2003) "Symptomatic vasospasm and outcomes following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a comparison between surgical repair and endovascular coil occlusion". Journal of Neurosurgery. 98(2):319-25.

McIver, JI, Friedman, JA, Wijdicks, EF, Piepgras, DG, Pichelmann, MA, Toussaint, LG, McClelland, RL, Nichols, DA and Atkinson, JL. (2002) "Preoperative ventriculostomy and rebleeding after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage". Journal of Neurosurgery. 97(5):1042-4.

Pichlemann, MA, McIver, JI, Toussaint, LG, McClelland, RL, Nichols, DA, Atkinson, JL and Wijdicks, EF. (2002) "Volumetric quantification of Fisher Grade 3 aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a novel method to predict symptomatic vasospasm on admission computerized tomography scans". Journal of Neurosurgery. 97(2):401-7.

Alton, G, Cox, AD, Toussaint, LG and Westwick, JK. (2001) "Functional proteomics analysis of GTPase signaling networks". Methods in Enzymology. 332:300-16.

Lester, GE, Toussaint, LG (sic.), Blackwood, AD and Bos, GD. (2001) "Cartilaginous extracellular matrix of failed massive osteoarticular allografts". Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. (382):13-20.

Toussaint, LG and Link, MJ. (2005) "Primary Tumors of the Cranial Nerves and Skull Base. In: Schiff DS and O’Neill BP eds". Principles of Neuro-Oncology. New York: McGraw Hill, 2005, pp. 447-479.

Cox, AD, Toussaint, LG, Fiordalisi, JJ, Rogers-Graham, K and Der, CJ. (2001) "Farnesyltransferase and Geranylgeranyltransferase Inhibitors: The Saga Continues. In: Sebti, SM, Hamilton, A, eds. Farnesyltransferase inhibitors in cancer therapy". Totowa, N.J.: Humana Press,  pp. 255-273.

Cox, AD and Toussaint, LG. (2001) "Farnesyltransferase Inhibitors: Biological Considerations for Future Therapeutics. In: Evans DB, Pisters PWT, Abruzzese JL, eds. Pancreatic Cancer. MD Anderson Solid Tumor Oncology Series". New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, pp. 389-396.