Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Elana Farace, PhD, MA

Elana Farace, PhD, MA

Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Division of Health Services and Behavioral Research
Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
Disease Teams:
Brain and Central Nervous System Cancer
Survivorship
ezf1@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Neoplasms
  • Brain
  • Therapeutics
  • Radiotherapy
  • Quality of Life
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Glioma
  • Randomized Controlled Trials
  • Radiosurgery
  • Neoplasm Metastasis
  • Intracranial Aneurysm

Recent Publications

2022

Palmer, JD, Klamer, BG, Ballman, KV, Brown, PD, Cerhan, JH, Anderson, SK, Carrero, XW, Whitton, AC, Greenspoon, J, Parney, IF, Laack, NNI, Ashman, JB, Bahary, JP, Hadjipanayis, CG, Urbanic, JJ, Barker, FG, Farace, E, Khuntia, D, Giannini, C, Buckner, JC, Galanis, E & Roberge, D 2022, 'Association of Long-term Outcomes with Stereotactic Radiosurgery vs Whole-Brain Radiotherapy for Resected Brain Metastasis: A Secondary Analysis of the N107C/CEC.3 (Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology/Canadian Cancer Trials Group) Randomized Clinical Trial', JAMA Oncology, vol. 8, no. 12, pp. 1809-1815. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaoncol.2022.5049
Brown, G, Du, G, Farace, E, Lewis, MM, Eslinger, PJ, McInerney, J, Kong, L, Li, R, Huang, X & De Jesus, S 2022, 'Subcortical Iron Accumulation Pattern May Predict Neuropsychological Outcomes after Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation: A Pilot Study', Journal of Parkinson's Disease, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 851-863. https://doi.org/10.3233/JPD-212833

2021

for the Neuropsychology Focus Group of the Functional Neurosurgical Working Group (FNSWG) of the Parkinson Study Group (PSG) 2022, 'Assessment of deep brain stimulation candidacy during the COVID-19 pandemic: Lessons learned and future directions for neuropsychologists', Clinical Neuropsychologist, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 72-84. https://doi.org/10.1080/13854046.2021.1929496
Teye, SO, Yanosky, JD, Cuffee, Y, Weng, X, Luquis, R, Farace, E & Wang, L 2021, 'Exploring persistent racial/ethnic disparities in lead exposure among American children aged 1–5 years: results from NHANES 1999–2016', International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, vol. 94, no. 4, pp. 723-730. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00420-020-01616-4
of the Parkinson Study Group Functional Neurosurgical Working Group 2021, 'The global pandemic has permanently changed the state of practice for pre-DBS neuropsychological evaluations', Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, vol. 86, pp. 135-138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.parkreldis.2021.04.029

2020

Teye, SO, Yanosky, JD, Cuffee, Y, Weng, X, Luquis, R, Farace, E & Wang, L 2020, 'Association between blood lead levels and blood pressure in American adults: results from NHANES 1999–2016', Environmental Science and Pollution Research, vol. 27, no. 36, pp. 45836-45843. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-10381-3
Ubesie, A, Wang, C, Wang, L, Farace, E, Jones, K & Cuffee, Y 2021, 'Examining Help-Seeking Intentions of African American College Students Diagnosed with Depression', Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 475-484. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40615-020-00804-9
Trifiletti, DM, Ballman, KV, Brown, PD, Anderson, SK, Carrero, XW, Cerhan, JH, Whitton, AC, Greenspoon, J, Parney, IF, Laack, NN, Ashman, JB, Bahary, JP, Hadjipanayis, CG, Urbanic, JJ, Barker, FG, Farace, E, Khuntia, D, Giannini, C, Buckner, JC, Galanis, E & Roberge, D 2020, 'Optimizing Whole Brain Radiation Therapy Dose and Fractionation: Results From a Prospective Phase 3 Trial (NCCTG N107C [Alliance]/CEC.3)', International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, vol. 106, no. 2, pp. 255-260. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2019.10.024

2019

Schubart, JR, Levi, B, Bain, MM, Farace, E & Green, M 2019, 'Advance care planning among patients with advanced cancer', Journal of oncology practice, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. E65-E73. https://doi.org/10.1200/JOP.18.00044

Clinical Trials Search


Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)