Brian Sauer, MD
Assistant Professor, Neurology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Mayo Medical School (2015)
Graduate School :
  • PhD, Mayo Graduate School (2015)
Undergraduate School:
  • BSc (Hons), Case Western Reserve University (OH) (2006)
Internship:
  • University of California (San Francisco) Program (2016)
Residencies:
  • University of California (San Francisco) Program, Neurology (2019)
  • University of California (San Francisco)/San Francisco General Hospital Program, Chief Resident, Neurology (2019)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Neurology (2020)
Languages: English
Department: Neurology

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor
  • Director, Neurohospitalist and Consultative Neurology Services

Teaching

  • Director, Neurology Resident Education: Neurological Emergencies Block (2020)
    School of Medicine, Neurology

Publications

  • Raban DS, Barhaghi K, Timpone V, Jones W, Sauer BM, Pollard R, Callen A; COVID-19 Associated Intracranial Vasculopathy – MRI Vessel Wall Imaging as Adjunct to Emergent CT Angiography - A Case Report. Emerg Radiol. 2021 May 18
  • Kapadia RK, Sauer BM, Thakur K; Approach to Autoimmune Encephalitis; American Academy of Neurology NeuroBytes Video; 9 November 2020
  • Kapadia RK, Sauer BM, Thakur K; Approach to Autoimmune Encephalitis. American Academy of Neurology NeuroBytes. 2020 Nov 09
  • Sauer BM, Schmalstieg WF, Howe CL. Axons are injured by antigen-specific CD8(+) T cells through a MHC class I- and granzyme B-dependent mechanism. Neurobiol Dis. 2013 Nov;59:194-205. PubMed PMID: 23899663
  • Howe CL, Lafrance-Corey RG, Sundsbak RS, Sauer BM, Lafrance SJ, Buenz EJ, Schmalstieg WF. Hippocampal protection in mice with an attenuated inflammatory monocyte response to acute CNS picornavirus infection. Sci Rep. 2012;2:545. PubMed PMID: 22848791
  • German CL, Sauer BM, Howe CL. The STAT3 beacon: IL-6 recurrently activates STAT 3 from endosomal structures. Exp Cell Res. 2011 Aug 15;317(14):1955-69. PubMed PMID: 21619877
  • Buenz EJ, Sauer BM, Lafrance-Corey RG, Deb C, Denic A, German CL, Howe CL. Apoptosis of hippocampal pyramidal neurons is virus independent in a mouse model of acute neurovirulent picornavirus infection. Am J Pathol. 2009 Aug;175(2):668-84. PubMed PMID: 19608874
  • McCollum AK, Teneyck CJ, Sauer BM, Toft DO, Erlichman C. Up-regulation of heat shock protein 27 induces resistance to 17-allylamino-demethoxygeldanamycin through a glutathione-mediated mechanism. Cancer Res. 2006 Nov 15;66(22):10967-75. PubMed PMID: 17108135
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology, Member
  • Neurohopitalist Society, Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth Neurosciences Center - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 Aurora Ct
4th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2080

UCHealth Stroke and Brain Aneurysm Center - Anschutz Medical Campus
12401 E 17th Ave
Leprino Building, 3rd floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2080

UCHealth Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion - Anschutz Medical Campus
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

UCHealth Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2 - Anschutz Medical Campus
12505 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Neurology, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Mayo Medical School (2015)
Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, Mayo Graduate School (2015)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BSc (Hons), Case Western Reserve University (OH) (2006)
Internships:
  • University of California (San Francisco) Program (2016)
Residency Programs:
  • University of California (San Francisco) Program, Neurology (2019)
  • University of California (San Francisco)/San Francisco General Hospital Program, Chief Resident, Neurology (2019)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Neurology (2020)
Languages: English
Department: Neurology
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