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Jin Jun Luo, MD, PhD, FAAN, FAANEM


Jin Jun Luo, MD, PhD, FAAN, FAANEM


Professor, Neurology

Professor, Pharmacology

Director, EMG/Neuromuscular Medicine

Telephone:  215-707-3915

FAX: 215-707-8235

Email: jluo@temple.edu


Department of Neurology

Department of Pharmacology


Educational Background:


Internship, New York Medical College Hospital, Valhalla, NY


Residency, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


Fellowship, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


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clinical Interests:


  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • General neurology
  • Epilepsy
  • Genetic and congenital disorders

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board certification(s):

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with added qualifications in clinical neurophysiology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with added qualifications in neuromuscular medicine
  • American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

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professional affiliations:

  • Diplomate, American Boarad of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Diplomate ABPN, Certification in the subspecialty of Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Diplomate ABPN, Certification in the subspecialty of Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Diplomate, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

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research interests:

  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Metabolic/inherited and genetic disorders
  • Epilepsy, dementia and degenerative disorders

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selected publications:


Luo J* and Dun NJ (2010) Case report of a healthy, elderly man with long-term high titers for anti-acetylcholine receptor antibody without myasthenia gravis. Neur Regen Res 5(23):1832-1835. doi:10.3969/j.issn.1673-5374.2010.23.012 http://www.crter.org/NRR-E/2010/23k/1832-1835.pdf


Luo JJ* and Dun NJ (2011) Estrogen and Parkinson’s disease. Curr Trends in Neurol 5: 49-57. http://www.researchtrends.net/tia/abstract.asp?in=0&vn=5&tid=47&aid=3260&pub=2011&type=


Dun EC, Luo JJ* (2012) Can Migraines be Effectively Managed with Combined Oral Contraceptives? J Neurol Neurophysiol 2012; 3:e103. doi:10.4172/2155-9562.1000e103 http://omicsonline.org/2155-9562/2155-9562-3-e103.pdf


Zaorsky NG and Luo JJ* (2012) A Case of Classic Raymond Syndrome. Case Reports in Neurological Medicine Article ID 583123 http://www.hindawi.com/crim/nm/aip/583123/ [PMID: 22934209] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22934209


Hu WH and Luo JJ* (2012) Approach to creating an animal model for autoimmune inflammatory polyneuropathies. J Neurol Neurophysiol 2012; 3:2,e106. doi: 10.4172/2155-9562.1000e106 https://www.healthtap.com/#publications/2034343-approach-to-creating-an-animal-model-for-autoimmune-inflammatory-polyneuropathies-j-neurol-neurophysiol-2012-3-2-e106-doi-10-4172-2155-9562-1000e106


Luo JJ* and Dun NJ (2012) New Research Advances In Obesity: Relevant To Neurologic Disorders. Brain Dis & Ther 2012; 1(2), e103. doi:10.4172/bdt.1000e103 http://www.omicsgroup.org/journals/new-research-advances-in-obesity-relevant-to-neurologic-disorders-2168-975X.1000e103.pdf


De Sousa EA, Luo JJ* (2012) The Miller Fisher Syndrome. J Neurol Neurophysiol 3:5-6; e110. doi:10.4172/2155-9562.1000e110. http://omicsonline.org/the-miller-fisher-syndrome-2155-9562.1000e110.pdf

Jin M, Yang F, Yang I, Yin Y, Luo JJ, Wang H, Yang X-F (2012) Uric acid, hyperuricemia and vascular diseases. Front Biosci. 17:656-669, 2012. [PMID: 22201767]. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3247913/


Luo JJ*, Truant AL, Kong Q, Zou W-Q (2012) Sporadic fatal insomnia with clinical, laboratory, and genetic findings. J Clin Neurosci 19:1188-1192. [PMID: 22717776] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22717776

Mathew P, Dun E, Luo JJ* (2013) [CME Review Article] A Cyclic Pain: The Pathophysiology and Treatment of Menstrual Migraine. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 68(2):130-40. doi: 10.1097/OGX.0b013e31827f2496. [PMID: 23417219] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23417219


Hu W, Luo JJ* (2013) Research Advances in Pick’s Disease: A New Biomarker Candidate. J Neurol Neurophysiol 4:e112. doi:10.4172/2155- 9562.1000e112. http://omicsonline.org/research-advances-in-picks-disease-a-new-biomarker-candidate-2155-9562.1000e112.pdf


Luo JJ* and Dun NJ (2013) Neurodegenerative Disorders and Prionopathies. J Neurol Neurophysiol 4: e113. doi:10.4172/2155-9562.1000e113. http://omicsonline.org/2155-9562/2155-9562-4-e113.pdf


Luo JJ* and Dun NJ (2013) Should homocysteine be a therapeutic target for neurological disorders? Brain Disord & Ther 2013, 2:e107. http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2168-975X.1000e107


Luo JJ* and Dun NJ (2013) Chronic pain: myofascial pain and fibromyalgia. Int J Phys Med Rehabil 1: e102. doi:10.4172/2329-9096.1000e102


Fang P, Li X, Luo JJ*, Wang H, Yang X (2013) A Double-edged Sword: Uric Acid and Neurological Disorders. Brain Disord Ther 2:109. doi:10.4172/2168-975X.1000109. [PMID: 24511458] [PMCID:PMC3914730] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24511458


Chu C, Huang X, Zhang Y, Zhao Y, Luo JJ, Gray BD, Pak KY, Dun NJ (2013) In vivo imaging of brain infarct with a novel fluorescent probe PSVue®794 in a rat middle cerebral artery occlusion-reperfusion model. Mol Imaging 12(1):8-16. [PMID: 23348787] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23348787


Luo JJ*, Khurana DS, Kothare SV (2013) Brainstem auditory evoked potentials and middle latency auditory evoked potentials in young children. J Clin Neurosci. 20(3): 383-388. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2012.02.038. [PMID: 23266312] http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2012.02.038 [Epub ahead of print] 21-DEC-2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23266312.


Dun SL, Lyu RM, Chen YH, Chang JK, Luo JJ, Dun NJ (2013) Irisin-immunoreactivity in neural and non-neural cells of the rodent. 240(6)155-162. DOI:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2013.02.050. [Epub ahead of print] [PMID: 23470775] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23470775


Yadala S and Luo JJ* (2013) Marchiafava-Bignami Disease In A Non-alcoholic Diabetic Patient. Case Reports in Neurological Medicine Article ID: 979383, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/979383. [PMID: 23710388] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23710388


Lyu R-M, Huang X-F, Zhang Y, Dun SL, Luo JJ, Chang J-K, Dun NJ (2013) Phoenixin: a novel peptide in rodent sensory ganglia. Neuroscience. 2013; 250: 622-633. [Epub ahead of print] 31-JUL-2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2013.07.057 [PMID: 23912037] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23912037


Luo JJ*, Bumanlag F, Dun DJ (2013) Neurophysiologic Features of Peripheral Neuropathy in Adults with Elevated Plasma Level of Homocysteine. J Neurol Transl Neurosci 2(1): 1027. http://www.jscimedcentral.com/Neuroscience/neuroscience-2-1027


Luo JJ*, Sivaraaman K, Nouh A, Dun NJ (2014) Elevated plasma level of homocysteine is an independent risk factor for peripheral neuropathy. British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research 4(1) 161-169. [Epub ahead of print] September 14, 2013. http://www.sciencedomain.org/download.php?f=Luo412013BJMMR5206.pdf&aid=2009.


Cunningham RK, Shah P, Evan C, Barakat N, O'Connor E, Luo JJ* (2014) 3D MRI - Diagnostic, Dynamic and Diffusion Tensor Evaluation of Hirayama Disease. Neurological Cases. 1(1):4-7. http://www.researchpub.org/journal/nc/number/vol1-no1/vol1-no1-2.pdf


Rong X, Cai Z, Luo JJ, Tang Y (2014) Acute Ischemic Stroke Following Radiotherapy to Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: A Case Report. Neurological Cases 1(1): 8-11 http://www.researchpub.org/journal/nc/number/vol1-no1/vol1-no1-3.pdf


Luo JJ*, Bumanlag F (2014) Dynamic F-Wave Study Aids In The Early Diagnosis Of Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Symbiosis Open Journal of Neurology. 1:1-3. http://symbiosisonlinepublishing.com/neurology/neurology08.pdf


Jin X, He J, Wang D, Zhang X, Wu Y, Liu H, Wu Z, Liu J, Luo JJ* (2014) MISME Syndrome With Triple Tumors Affecting Cervical Spinal Cord. Neurological Cases 1(1): 16-20. http://researchpub.org/journal/nc/number/vol1-no1/vol1-no1-5.pdf


Fu R, Shen Q, Xu P, Luo JJ, Tang Y(2014) Phagocytosis of Microglia in the Central Nervous System Diseases. Mol Neurobiol, 49(3):1422-34. 12/28/2013, DOI 10.1007/s12035-013-8620-6. 2014 Jan 7 [Epub ahead of print] [PMID: 24395130] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24395130


Zhao Q, Luo JJ* (2014) Epilepsy In Elderly. Brain Disord Ther 3: 115. doi:10.4172/2168-975X.1000115, http://www.omicsgroup.org/journals/epilepsy-in-elderly-2168-975X.1000115.pdf.


Liu JH, Luo JJ* (2014) Obstructive sleep apnea and related disorders. Austin J Clin Med. 2014;1(1): 5. http://austinpublishinggroup.com/clinical-medicine/fulltext/ajcm-v1-id1004.php


Tang Y, Rong X, Hu W, Li G, Yang X, Yang J, Xu P, Luo JJ (2014) Effect of edaravone on radiation-induced brain necrosis in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma after radiotherapy: a randomized controlled trial. J Neurooncol 120(2): 441–447. [PMCID: PMC4220954] DOI 10.1007/s11060-014-1573-4.


Luo JJ*, Azizi AS (2014) Isolated hand or finger paresis caused by discrete brain pathologies. Neurological Cases Neurological Cases 1(2): 4-8. http://researchpub.org/journal/nc/number/vol1-no2/vol1-no2-2.pdf


Ansari R, Mahta A, Mallack E, Luo JJ* (2014) Hyperhomocysteinemia and neurological disorders. J Clin Neurology, 10(4):281-288. [PMID: 25324876] http://dx.doi.org/10.3988/jcn.2014.10.4.281 http://thejcn.com/search.php?where=aview&id=10.3988/jcn.2014.10.4.281&code=0145JCN&vmode=PUBREADER Erratum: Hyperhomocysteinemia and Neurologic Disorders: a Review. J Clin Neurol. 2015 Jan;11(1):106. doi: 10.3988/jcn.2015.11.1.106. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25627960# [PMCID: PMC4302173]


Pirastehfar M, Luo JJ* (2014) Tolosa-Hunt syndrome with facial nerve paresis. Neurological Cases 1(2): 13-16. http://researchpub.org/journal/nc/number/vol1-no2/vol1-no2-4.pdf


Luo JJ*, Bumanlag F, Ramin Ansari, Tang Y, Dun NJ (2015) Central conduction slowing in adult patients with isolated elevated plasma level of homocysteine-induced peripheral neuropathy. Neuroimmunoloy and Neuroinflammation 2(1): 26-30. http://www.nnjournal.net/temp/NeuroimmunolNeuroinflammation2126-3262897_090348.pdf


Zhang Y, Dun SL, Chen YH, Luo JJ, Cowan A, Dun NJ (2015) Scratching activates microglia in the mouse spinal cord. J Neurosci Res. 93: 466-474. [PMID 25354468]

[Epub ahead of print 2014] http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jnr.23501/pdf http://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/25354468/Scratching_activates_microglia_in_the_mouse_spinal_cord_


Ansari R, Bumanlag F, Tang Y, Luo JJ* (2015) Neurophysiologic Features of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Adults with an Isolated Elevated Plasma Level of Homocysteine. Neurological Cases. 2(1): 4-7. http://researchpub.org/journal/nc/number/vol2-no1/vol2-no1-2.pdf


Xu J, Luo JJ* (2015) Roadmap to Reperfusion in Acute Ischemic Stroke: from Intra-Venous to Intra-Arterial. Neurological Cases. 2(1): 11-18. http://researchpub.org/journal/nc/number/vol2-no1/vol2-no1-4.pdf


Chen R, Min JY, Luo JJ* (2015) Two milestones in treating acute ischemic stroke – past 20 years. World Journal of Complex Medicine by Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1(2): 12-17. doi 10.11966/j.issn.2095-994X.2015.01.02.00


Ruan X, Luo JJ, Kaye AD (2015) The Land of the Free. The Lancet Psychiatry 2: 588-589. http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/issue/current


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