Pediatric Epilepsy

MISSION STATEMENT:

The Pediatric Epilepsy Group at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health strives to help children with Epilepsy and related conditions achieve their best possible quality of life. As a group of individuals with diverse interests our common goal is to maintain excellence in clinical care, education, and research. Our team is committed to teaching medical students, residents, and fellows to be future leaders in the field of Epilepsy and is an educational resource for the community and health-care providers. We are also dedicated to advancing the field of epilepsy by carrying out clinical, translational and basic research.

Medical Director

David Hsu

Credentials: M.D., Ph.D.

Position title: Professor

Providers

Melisa Carrasco McCaul

Credentials: M.D., Ph.D.

Position title: Assistant Professor

David Hsu

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

Adam Wallace

Credentials: M.D.

Position title: Assistant Professor

APPs

Alexa Beversdorf

Credentials: N.P.

Position title: Nurse Practitioner

Janna Klein

Credentials: N.P.

Position title: Nurse Practitioner

Modeling Pathogenicity and Treatment Response in Epileptic Channelopathies
Sponsor: Lily's Grace Grant
Award: 6/4/2021
PI: KNOX, ANDREW T
07/01/2021 - 06/30/2023
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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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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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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Cerebral Autoregulation and Conventional and Diffusion Tensor Imaging Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy
Carrasco M, Perin J, Jennings JM, Parkinson C, Gilmore MM, Chavez-Valdez R, Massaro AN, Koehler RC, Northington FJ, Tekes A, Lee JK.
Pediatr Neurol. 2018 May;82:36-43. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2018.02.004. Epub 2018 Apr 2.
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The Diagnostic Accuracy of Video Electroencephalography Without Event Capture
Knox A, Arya R, Horn PS, Holland K.
Pediatr Neurol. 2018 Feb;79:8-13. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2017.10.017. Epub 2017 Nov 3.
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Modeling pathogenesis and treatment response in childhood absence epilepsy
Knox AT, Glauser T, Tenney J, Lytton WW, Holland K.
Epilepsia. 2018 Jan;59(1):135-145. doi: 10.1111/epi.13962. Epub 2017 Dec 18.
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How Early Can a Seizure Happen? Pathophysiological Considerations of Extremely Premature Infant Brain Development
Carrasco M, Stafstrom CE.
Dev Neurosci. 2018;40(5-6):417-436. doi: 10.1159/000497471. Epub 2019 Apr 4.
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Mechanical Thrombectomy in an Infant With Acute Embolic Stroke
Sun LR, Pearl M, Bahouth MN, Carrasco M, Hoops K, Schuette J, Felling RJ.
Pediatr Neurol. 2018 May;82:53-54. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2018.02.002. Epub 2018 Feb 14.
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Early math and reading achievement are associated with the error positivity
Kim MH, Grammer JK, Marulis LM, Carrasco M, Morrison FJ, Gehring WJ.
Dev Cogn Neurosci. 2016 Dec;22:18-26. doi: 10.1016/j.dcn.2016.09.002. Epub 2016 Sep 21.
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Neonatal Gabapentin Withdrawal Syndrome
Carrasco M, Rao SC, Bearer CF, Sundararajan S.
Pediatr Neurol. 2015 Nov;53(5):445-7. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2015.06.023. Epub 2015 Jul 8.
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