Hrissanthi "Chris" Ikonomidou, M.D., Ph.D.


Pediatric Clinical and Educational Director


Medical School:
Georg August University Göttingen, Germany (M.D., Ph.D. program)

Doctoral Research Fellow:
Department of Biochemical Pharmacology, Max-Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine, Göttingen, Germany

Department of Pediatrics, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis

Department of Neurology, Washington University, St. Louis
Pediatric Neurology, St. Louis Children´s Hospital, St. Louis

Medical Interests

  • Neonatal and critical care Neurology
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Neurooncology and Pediatric Cancer Neurology
  • Headache (UCNS Board certified)

Research Interests

  • Basic and translational research on developmental brain injuries
  • Impact of medications and drugs of abuse on the developing brain
  • Chemotherapy related neurotoxicity
  • Noninvasive brain stimulation

Chris Ikonomidou Lab

Teaching Interests

Clinical pediatric neurology