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Jin Jun Luo, MD, PhD, FAAN, FAANEM


Jin Jun Luo, MD, PhD, FAAN, FAANEM


Associate Professor, Neurology

Associate 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 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
  • Genetic disorders
  • Epilepsy, dementia and degenerative disorders

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selected publications:


Wallace WC, W Wei, Jin-Jun Luo, Wallace M, Norton D, Kusiak J. The extracellular fragment of amyloid precursor protein produced by beta-secretase induces neuronal apoptosisatase. The 41st Annual meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology, Washington, DC. December 8-12, 2001. JCB Suppl Abstr p, 2001.


Greenstein J, Jin-Jun Luo, Kanamalla US and Smith SA, Niman D, Boyko OB. Increased glutamate/glutamine levels measured by 1H-MRS in multiple sclerosis brain. Americans and European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis, Baltimore, Maryland. ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS 2002. Abstr S94, 2002 (www.nmss.org).


Greenstein J, Smith SA, Kanamalla US and Jin-Jun Luo. Quantitative 1HMRS measurement of glutamate levels in multiple sclerosis lesions. The 55th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Academy of Neurology, Honolulu, Hawaii 2003. Abstr S61.002/ Neurology 60: A510, 2003.


Jin-Jun Luo, Mercedes P. Jacobson, Jennifer L. Yanoschak. Computerized video EEG is useful in identifying and characterizing subtle, repetitive seizures in geriatrics. The 57th Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, December 5-10, 2003 in Boston, MA. Epilepsia 44 (suppl 9) p49, 2003.


Jin Jun Luo, DS Khurana, MP Jacobson, JJ Melvin, M Pelkey, SV Kothare. Utility of middle latency auditory evoked responses in children. The 38th Annual Meeting of American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Montreal, PQ, Canada, September 29-October 2, 2004. J Clin Neurophysiol 22: 340 (F116), 2005.


Dun EC, Luo JJ. Can Migraines be Effectively Managed with Combined Oral Contraceptives? J Neurol Neurophysiol 2012; 3:e103.


Ming Jin, Fan Yang, Irene Yang, Ying Yin, Luo JJ, Hong Wang, and Xiao-Feng Yang. Uric acid, hyperuricemia and vascular diseases. Front Biosci. 17:656-669, 2012.


Luo JJ, Truant AL, Kong Q, Zou W-Q. A case study of fatal insomnia with clinical, laboratory, and genetic findings. J Clin Neurosci 2012; 19:1188-1192.


Hu WH and Luo JJ. Approach to creating an animal model for autoimmune inflammatory polyneuropathies. J Neurol Neurophysiol 2012 ; 3:2,e106.


Luo JJ and Dun NJ. New Research Advances In Obesity: Relevant To Neurologic Disorders. Brain Dis & Ther 2012; 1(2), e103.


De Sousa EA, Luo JJ (2012) The Miller Fisher Syndrome. J Neurol Neurophysiol 3:e110.


Zaorsky NG and Luo JJ. A Case of Classic Raymond Syndrome. Case Reports in Neurological Medicine 2012.


Luo JJ, Khurana DS, Kothare SV. Brainstem auditory evoked potentials and middle latency auditory evoked potentials in young children. J Clin Neurosci. 2012 Dec 21.


Chun Chu, Xiaofang Huang, Ying Zhang, Yuanli Zhao, Luo JJ, Brian D Gray, Koon Y Pak, Nae J Dun. In vivo imaging of brain infarct with a novel fluorescent probe PSVue®794 in a rat middle cerebral artery occlusion-reperfusion model. Mol Imaging 2013 Feb 1; 12(1):8-16.


Mathew P, Dun E, Luo JJ. A Cyclic Pain: The Pathophysiology and Treatment of Menstrual Migraine. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2013; 68(2):130-40.


Hu WH and Luo JJ. Research Advances In Pick’s Disease: A New Biomarker Candidate. J Neurol Neurophysiol 2013.


Siok L. Dun, Rong-Ming Lyu, Yi H. Chen, Jaw-Kang Chang, Luo JJ, Nae J. Dun. Irisin immunoreactivity in neural and non-neural tissue of the rodent. Neuroscience 2013 Mar 4.


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