Tori LaFleur

Tori LaFleur, M.D.
Sparrow Hospital and MSU Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow



I grew up in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, where I also completed my undergraduate degree.

Why did you choose to become part of Michigan State University Neurology?

MSU Neurology offers everything I am seeking in my neurology career: excellent clinical training, a strong foundation in research, and a supportive community focused on meeting Michigan's needs.

If you were not a doctor, what would you have chosen as your career?

Biomedical research

Extracurricular Interests and Activities:

Reading, gardening, hiking, crochet

Selected Publications: 
Laukka, J.J., Makki, M.I., LaFleur, T., Stanley, J., Kamholz, J, Garbern, J.Y. 2014. Diffusion tensor imaging of patients with PLP1 gene mutations. Journal of Neuroscience Research. 92(12): 1723-1732
Laukka, J.J., Stanley, J.A., Garbern, J.Y., Trepanier, A., Hobson, G., LaFleur, T., Gow, A., Kamholz, J. 2013. Neuroradiologic correlates of clinical disability and progression in the X-linked leukodystrophy Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease. Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 335: 75-81
LaFleur, T.A., Kamholz, J., Makki, M.I., Trepanier, A., Gow, A., Fuerst, D., Garbern, J., and Laukka, J. 2013. Radial diffusion is increased in patients with Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease. American Academy of Neurology 65th Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA
Education and Professional Positions: 
M.D., Wayne State University 2015
B.S., Biochemistry, Northern Michigan University 2009
Resident Location
Current Resident Location: 
Research Interests
Research Interests: 

Neurogenetics, neuromuscular diseases, and epilepsy

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