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Pediatric Neurology

Pediatric Neurology

Mission Statement:

The Mission of the Section of Pediatric Neurology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is to promote the health of children with neurological disorders. We are a group of individuals with diverse interests and the common goal to maintain excellence in clinical care, education, and research.

Current special interests in the Section include Pediatric Epilepsy, Neuromuscular Disorders, Neonatal Neurology, Neurooncology, Neurocutaneous Disorders, Neurogenetics, Headaches and General Pediatric Neurology.

We are committed to the teaching of medical students and residents to be future leaders in the fields of Pediatric Neurology, Neurology and Pediatrics. We also aim to be the educational resource for the community and health-care providers.

The Section of Pediatric Neurology will carry out clinical, translational and basic research in areas related to neurological disorders in children.

Medical Director

Hrissanthi "Chris" Ikonomidou

Credentials: M.D., Ph.D.

Position title: Professor

Providers

Melisa Carrasco McCaul

Credentials: M.D., Ph.D.

Position title: Assistant Professor

Frederick Edelman

Credentials: M.D.

Position title: Professor

Syeda Hafsa Shahid

Credentials: M.D.

Position title: Assistant Professor

David Hsu

Credentials: M.D., Ph.D.

Position title: Professor

Hrissanthi "Chris" Ikonomidou

Credentials: M.D., Ph.D.

Position title: Professor

Adam Kney

Credentials: M.D.

Position title: Assistant Professor

Andrew Knox

Credentials: M.D.

Position title: Assistant Professor

Jennifer Kwon

Credentials: M.D.

Position title: Professor

Kristin Seaborg

Credentials: M.D.

Position title: Assistant Professor

Adam Wallace

Credentials: M.D.

Position title: Assistant Professor

APPs

Alexa Beversdorf

Credentials: N.P.

Position title: Nurse Practitioner

Meghan Furstenberg-Knauff

Credentials: N.P.

Position title: Nurse Practitioner

Janna Klein

Credentials: N.P.

Position title: Nurse Practitioner

Cassie Meffert

Credentials: P.A.

Position title: Physician Assistant

Jessica Olson

Credentials: N.P.

Position title: Nurse Practitioner

Cory Sieburg

Credentials: N.P.

Position title: Nurse Practitioner

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Unexpected pain with electrocortical stimulation in a teenager with temporal encephalocele
Swanson LC, Hsu D, Ahmed R, Brucker J, Knox AT.
Epilepsy Behav Rep. 2021 Mar 31;16:100444. doi: 10.1016/j.ebr.2021.100444. eCollection 2021.
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Brain pathology caused in the neonatal macaque by short and prolonged exposures to anticonvulsant drugs
Noguchi KK, Fuhler NA, Wang SH, Capuano S 3rd, Brunner KR, Larson S, Crosno K, Simmons HA, Mejia AF, Martin LD, Dissen GA, Brambrink A, Ikonomidou C.
Neurobiol Dis. 2021 Feb;149:105245. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2020.105245. Epub 2020 Dec 29.
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Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers in Childhood Leukemias
Ikonomidou C.
Cancers (Basel). 2021 Jan 24;13(3):438. doi: 10.3390/cancers13030438.
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The Johns Hopkins Neurosciences Intensive Care Nursery Tenth Anniversary (2009-2019): A Historical Reflection and Vision for the Future
Carrasco M, Stafstrom CE, Tekes A, Parkinson C, Northington FJ; Johns Hopkins Neurosciences Intensive Care Nursery.
Child Neurol Open. 2020 Mar 17;7:2329048X20907761. doi: 10.1177/2329048X20907761. eCollection 2020 Jan-Dec.
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Molecular Basis for Synaptotagmin-1-Associated Neurodevelopmental Disorder
Bradberry MM, Courtney NA, Dominguez MJ, Lofquist SM, Knox AT, Sutton RB, Chapman ER.
Neuron. 2020 Jul 8;107(1):52-64.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2020.04.003. Epub 2020 May 1.
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Pediatric to Adult Transitions of Ketogenic Dietary Therapy for Epilepsy
Seaborg K, Wang X, Olson C, Felton EA.
J Child Neurol. 2020 Nov;35(13):896-900. doi: 10.1177/0883073820938587. Epub 2020 Jul 23.
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Amplitude-integrated EEG use in neonatal abstinence syndrome: a pilot study
Limjoco J, Zawadzki L, Belden M, Eickhoff J, Ikonomidou C.
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2020 Nov;33(21):3565-3570. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2019.1579190. Epub 2019 Mar 1.
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Optimization of Ultrasound Backscatter Spectroscopy to Assess Neurotoxic Effects of Anesthesia in the Newborn Non-human Primate Brain
Castañeda-Martinez L, Noguchi KK, Ikonomidou C, Zagzebski JA, Hall TJ, Rosado-Mendez IM.
Ultrasound Med Biol. 2020 Aug;46(8):2044-2056. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2020.04.004. Epub 2020 May 29.
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Nusinersen for older patients with spinal muscular atrophy: A real-world clinical setting experience
Veerapandiyan A, Eichinger K, Guntrum D, Kwon J, Baker L, Collins E, Ciafaloni E.
Muscle Nerve. 2020 Feb;61(2):222-226. doi: 10.1002/mus.26769. Epub 2019 Dec 13.
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Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Past, Present, and Future
Ross LF, Kwon JM.
Neoreviews. 2019 Aug;20(8):e437-e451. doi: 10.1542/neo.20-8-e437.
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