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Neurology & Epilepsy Publications

Below are recent PubMed publications by faculty members in the Division of Neurology & Epilepsy in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

  1. Berg AT, Dixon-Salazar T, Meskis MA, Danese SR, Le NMD, Perry MS  Caregiver-reported outcomes with real-world use of cannabidiol in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome from the BECOME survey.  Epilepsy Res  2024 Feb;200:107280. doi:10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2023.107280
  2. Downs J, Ludwig NN, Wojnaroski M, Keeley J, Schust Myers L, Chapman CAT, Hecker J, Conecker G, Berg AT  What does better look like in individuals with severe neurodevelopmental impairments? A qualitative descriptive study on SCN2A-related developmental and epileptic encephalopathy.  Qual Life Res  2024 Feb;33(2):519-528. doi:10.1007/s11136-023-03543-6
  3. Berg AT, Ludwig NN, Wojnaroski M, Chapman CAT, Hommer R, Conecker G, Hecker JZ, Downs J  FDA Patient-Focused Drug Development Guidances: Considerations for Trial Readiness in Rare Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathies.  Neurology  2024 Jan 09;102(1):e207958. pii:e207958
  4. Munson HE, De Simone L, Schwaede A, Bhatia A, Mithal DS, Young N, Kuntz N, Rao VK  Axonal polyneuropathy and ataxia in children: consider Perrault Syndrome, a case report.  BMC Med Genomics  2023 Nov 06;16(1):278. pii:278
  5. Graf WD, Cohen BH, Kalsner L, Pearl PL, Sarnat HB, Epstein LG,   Fetal anomaly diagnosis and termination of pregnancy.  Dev Med Child Neurol  2023 Jul;65(7):900-907. doi:10.1111/dmcn.15528
  6. Mills MG, Reichhold A, Maciorowski K, Joong A, Kurz J, Pardo AC  Stroke Diagnosis Protocol for Children With Ventricular Assist Devices.  ASAIO J  2023 May 01;69(5):e199-e204. doi:10.1097/MAT.0000000000001858
  7. Berg AT, Gaillard WD  Taming the Wild West of Early Life Epilepsy Care: One Question at a Time.  Neurology  2023 Jan 03;100(1):11-12. doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000201285
  8. Krosschell KJ, Brown L, Hoffman K, Zumpf KB, Munson H, Bidwell J, Schulte DP, Schwaede AN, Buehner AN, DiDonato CJ  et al.  Longitudinal Assessment of Timed Function Tests in Ambulatory Individuals with SMA Treated with Nusinersen.  J Neuromuscul Dis  2023;10(3):337-348. doi:10.3233/JND-221519
  9. Berg AT, Kaat AJ, Gaebler-Spira D  Measuring the inch stones for progress: Gross motor function in the developmental and epileptic encephalopathies.  Epilepsy Behav  2022 Dec;137(Pt A):108953. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2022.108953
  10. Akbari H, Sunderraj A, Sanchez-Pinto N, Berg AT, George AL, Pardo AC  Genetic Testing and Hospital Length of Stay in Neonates With Epilepsy.  Pediatr Neurol  2022 Aug;133:30-33. doi:10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2022.05.011
  11. Yen EF, Amusin DB, Yoo J, Ture A, Gentile NM, Goldberg MJ, Goldstein JL  Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug exposure and the risk of microscopic colitis.  BMC Gastroenterol  2022 Jul 30;22(1):367. pii:367
  12. Gertler TS, Cherian S, DeKeyser JM, Kearney JA, George AL  KNa1.1 gain-of-function preferentially dampens excitability of murine parvalbumin-positive interneurons.  Neurobiol Dis  2022 Jun 15;168:105713. doi:10.1016/j.nbd.2022.105713
  13. Berg AT, Glass T  Prenatal SSRI/SNRI Exposure Does Not Lead to Childhood Seizures: How a Negative Study Can Enhance Clinical Care.  Neurology  2022 Jun 06;98(23):957-958. doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000200332
  14. Kwon JM, Arya K, Kuntz N, Phan HC, Sieburg C, Swoboda KJ, Veerapandiyan A, Assman B, Bader-Weder S, Dickendesher TL  et al.  An expanded access program of risdiplam for patients with Type 1 or 2 spinal muscular atrophy.  Ann Clin Transl Neurol  2022 Jun;9(6):810-818. doi:10.1002/acn3.51560
  15. Veerapandiyan A, Rao VK  Palliative care in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: Goals of care discussions and beyond.  Muscle Nerve  2022 Jun;65(6):627-629. doi:10.1002/mus.27544
  16. Berg AT, Jobst B  Epilepsy and COVID-19's Double-Edged Sword: More Severe Disease and Delayed Epilepsy Care.  Neurology  2022 May 10;98(19):779-780. doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000200367
  17. Prendergast E, Mills MG, Kurz J, Goldstein J, Pardo AC  Implementing Quantitative Electroencephalogram Monitoring by Nurses in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.  Crit Care Nurse  2022 Apr 01;42(2):32-40. doi:10.4037/ccn2022680
  18. Taylor LP, Besbris JM, Graf WD, Rubin MA, Cruz-Flores S, Epstein LG,   Clinical Guidance in Neuropalliative Care: An AAN Position Statement.  Neurology  2022 Mar 08;98(10):409-416. doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000200063
  19. Berg AT, Kaat AJ, Zelko F, Wilkening G  Rare diseases - rare outcomes: Assessing communication abilities for the developmental and epileptic encephalopathies.  Epilepsy Behav  2022 Mar;128:108586. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2022.108586

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