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Neurology & Epilepsy Research

Major areas of our division's scientific focus are listed below. Learn more on the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago page for Pediatric Neurology Research.

Search our listing of current clinical trials and review our recent publications for more information.

  • Precision medicine in epilepsy targeting infant onset epilepsies; specifically, the genetic channelopathies investigators include:
  • Acute brain injury:
    • Andrea Pardo, MD (white matter injury in neonates)
    • Jon Kurz, MD, PhD (the role of hyperpolarization-activated, cyclic nucleotide-gated ion channels in depression after acute brain injury)
  • Clinical trials in children with neuromuscular disorders, including spinal muscular atrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy and myotubular myopathy:
  • The role of Human Herpesvirus 6 in febrile status epilepticus:

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