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Practice Locations

Neurosciences Center - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct 4th Floor, Aurora, CO 80045

720-848-2080

Ken Tyler, MD

Physician

Board Certified

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Ken Tyler, MD

Physician

Board Certified

GENDER

Male

LANGUAGE

English

DEPARTMENT

Neurology

Specialty

Internal Medicine, Neurology

Clinic Phone

720-848-2080

Locations

Practice Locations

Neurosciences Center - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct 4th Floor, Aurora, CO 80045

720-848-2080

Rocky Mountain Regional Veterans Administration Medical Center
1700 Wheeling St Aurora, CO 80045

303-399-8020

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine ( 1983 )
  • Neurology ( 1984 )

Conditions & Treatments

  • Brain and Nervous System

  • Infections

Medical Schools

MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1978)


Undergraduate Schools

AB, Harvard University (MA) (1974)


Internships

Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program


Residency Program

Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program (1980)

Massachusetts General Hospital Program (1983)


American Academy of Microbiology, Fellow


American Academy of Neurology, Fellow


American Association for the Advancement of Science, Fellow


American College of Physicians (ACP), Fellow


American Neurological Association, Fellow


American Society for Clinical Investigation, Member


American Society for Virology, Member


Association of American Physicians, Member


Infectious Disease Society of America, Fellow


Society for Neuroscience, Member


Grants

Cellular genes and signaling pathways as therapeutic targets for viral CNS disease (2011)

Collaborative MS Research Center (2013)

Identification and evaluation of novel therapeutic targets for viruses-induced neurological disease (2014)

Mechanisms of viral induced injury in the brain and spinal cord (2016)

Identification and evaluation of novel therapeutic targets for virus-induced neurological disease (2018)


information for referring providers

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers

My clinical interests include infections of the nervous system with a particular focus on viral infections including those causing encephalitis, meningitis or myelitis. Specific diseases include CNS infections caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV), West Nile virus (WNV), Enterovirus D-68, Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) and acute flaccid myelitis (AFM).

Research Interest for Referring Providers

Pathogenesis of viral infections of the Central Nervous System. We have funding to study reoviruses, and flaviviruses including West Nile and Japanese encephalitis and are initiating studies on Enterovirus D-68 (which has recently been linked to cases of acute flaccid paralysis especially in children). We are involved in clinical collaborative studies of JC virus-associated PML and in the use of Next Generation Sequencing of human CSF and brain tissue to identify unknown or unsuspected pathogens causing human CNS infections.


Referral Contact Phone: 720-848-2080

Referral Contact Fax: 720-848-2106