Samuel Pleasure, MD

Samuel Pleasure, MD

Neurology San Francisco, CA

Professor, Neurology, UCSF School of Medicine


Office Address

  • 1500 Owens Street
    San Francisco, CA 94158
    Phone: (415) 353-2069

Samuel Pleasure, MD

Neurology San Francisco, CA

Professor, Neurology, UCSF School of Medicine

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurology: General Neurology

Education & Training

  • UCSFUCSF
  • Graduate Hospital - Tenet Healthcare
  • University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of Pennsylvania
  • Perelman School of Medicine at the University of PennsylvaniaPerelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
  • University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of Pennsylvania

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1995 - 2016
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeurology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Glenn W. Johnson, Jr. Memorial Endowed Chair in Neurology2012
    • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationEpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012, 2013
    • Winner of Outstanding Faculty Mentorship AwardUCSF Postdoctoral Scholars Association, 2008

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Journal Articles

    • Dual origins of the mammalian accessory olfactory bulb revealed by a novel long distance migratory stream  D Huilgol, S Udin, T Shimogori, B Saha, A Roy, R Hevner, G Meyer, T Ohshima, SJ Pleasure, Y Zhao, S Tole, Nature Neuroscience, 1/1/2013
    • CoupTFI is required for retinoic acid mediated cortical development in Foxc1 mutant mice  SJ Harrison-Uy, JA Siegenthaler, A Faedo, JL Rubenstein, SJ Pleasure, PLoS ONE, 1/1/2013
    • Bone morphogenic protein signaling is a major determinant of dentate development  Y Choe, A Kozlova, D Graf, SJ Pleasure, Journal of Neuroscience, 1/1/2013

    Grant Support

    • Exploiting The Hair-Brain Connection To Treat Perinatal Brain DiseaseNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
      2011 - 2011
    • Defective Forebrain Development In Mutant MiceNational Institute On Drug Abuse
      2008 - 2008
    • SDF1/CXCR4 Signaling And Tangential Neuronal Migration In The Developing CortexNational Institute Of Mental Health
      2007 - 2011
    • Forced Differentiation Of CNS Neural Precursors In Vitro And In VivoNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
      2007 - 2008
    • Defective Forebrain Development In Mutant MiceNational Institute On Drug Abuse
      2006 - 2012
    • WNT Signaling In Hippocampal And Neocortical DevelopmentNational Institute Of Mental Health
      2005 - 2009
    • Defective Forebrain Development In Mutant MiceNational Institute On Drug Abuse
      2005 - 2005
    • WNT Signaling In Hippocampal &Neocortical DevelopmentNational Institute Of Mental Health
      2003 - 2007
    • Regulation Of Hippocampal Development By WNT SignalingNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
      2003 - 2004
    • Hippocampal Dentate Gyrus Injury In Neonatal BacterialNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
      2002 - 2002
    • Molecular Control Of Cell Fate In The Dentate GyrusNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
      2000 - 2002

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
    • BCBS California PPO
    • Blue Shield California HMO
    • Blue Shield California PPO
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Health Net California Large Group PPO
    • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Pacificare HMO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
    • WEA Trust POS-SE
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