Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Neurology Publications

Below are listed selected publications by faculty members in the Division of Neurology in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.  For a more complete list, please click on the faculty member’s name to the right side of the page.

Selected PubMed Publications

Antibody response to common viruses and human leukocyte antigen-DRB1 in pediatric multiple sclerosis
Waubant E, Mowry EM, Krupp L, Chitnis T, Yeh EA, Kuntz N, Ness J, Belman A, Milazzo M, Gorman M, Weinstock-Guttman B, Rodriguez M, James JA.
Multiple Sclerosis. 2013 Jun;19(7):891-895.doi:10.1177/1352458512469693.
ISSN: 13524585

Cerebrospinal fluid findings in children with fever-associated status epilepticus: Results of the consequences of prolonged febrile seizures (FEBSTAT) study
Frank LM, Shinnar S, Hesdorffer DC, Shinnar RC, Pellock JM, Gallentine W, Nordli Jr. DR, Epstein LG, Moshé SL, Lewis DV, Sun S.
Journal of Pediatrics. 2012 Dec;161(6):1169-1171.e1.doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2012.08.008.
PMID: 22985722   PMCID: PMC3504634   ISSN: 00223476

Clinical Reasoning: A 13-year-old boy presenting with dystonia, myoclonus, and anxiety
Blackburn JS, Cirillo ML.
Neurology. 2012 Mar 13;78(11):e72-e76.doi:10.1212/WNL.0b013e318249f6cc.
PMID: 22411962   ISSN: 00283878

Diagnostic criteria for pediatric multiple sclerosis topical collection on pediatric neurology

Electroencephalography monitoring in critically ill children: Current practice and implications for future study design
Sánchez SM, Arndt DH, Carpenter JL, Chapman KE, Cornett KM, Dlugos DJ, Gallentine WB, Giza CC, Goldstein JL, Hahn CD, Lerner JT, Loddenkemper T, Matsumoto JH, McBain K, Nash KB, Payne E, Sánchez Fernández I, Shults J, Williams K, Yang A, Abend NS.
Epilepsia. 2013 Aug;54(8):1419-1427.doi:10.1111/epi.12261.
ISSN: 00139580

Electrographic seizures in pediatric ICU patients: Cohort study of risk factors and mortality
Abend NS, Arndt DH, Carpenter JL, Chapman KE, Cornett KM, Gallentine WB, Giza CC, Goldstein JL, Hahn CD, Lerner JT, Loddenkemper T, Matsumoto JH, McBain K, Nash KB, Payne E, Sánchez SM, Fernández IS, Shults J, Williams K, Yang A, Dlugos DJ.
Neurology. 2013 Jul 23;81(4):383-391.doi:10.1212/WNL.0b013e31829c5cfe.
ISSN: 00283878

Infantile colic and migraine
Epstein LG, Zee PC.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 2013 Apr 17;309(15):1636637.doi:10.1001/jama.2013.3873.
PMID: 23592110   ISSN: 00987484
ISSN: 08977151
Journal of Child Neurology. 2012 Feb;27(2):225-228.doi:10.1177/0883073811417872.
PMID: 21940692   ISSN: 08830738

Laboratory Evaluation of Pediatric Autonomic Disorders
Kuntz NL, Patwari PP.
Seminars in Pediatric Neurology. 2013 Mar;20(1):35-43.doi:10.1016/j.spen.2013.01.004.
ISSN: 10719091

Muscle specific kinase autoimmune myasthenia gravis in children: A case series
Skjei KL, Lennon VA, Kuntz NL.
Neuromuscular Disorders. 2013 Jan;doi:10.1016/j.nmd.2013.07.010.
ISSN: 09608966

Myoclonus-dystonia syndrome associated with Russell Silver syndrome
Augustine EF, Blackburn J, Pellegrino JE, Miller R, Mink JW.
Movement Disorders. 2013 Jun;28(6):841-842.doi:10.1002/mds.25483.
ISSN: 08853185

National variability in intracranial pressure monitoring and craniotomy for children with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury
Van Cleve W, Kernic MA, Ellenbogen RG, Wang J, Zatzick DF, Bell MJ, Wainwright MS, Groner JI, Mink RB, Giza CC, Boyle LN, Mitchell PH, Rivara FP, Vavilala MS.
Neurosurgery. 2013 Jul 16;doi:10.1227/NEU.0000000000000097.
ISSN: 0148396X

Nonconvulsive seizures are common in children treated with extracorporeal cardiac life support
Piantino JA, Wainwright MS, Grimason M, Smith CM, Hussain E, Byron D, Chin A, Backer C, Reynolds M, Goldstein J.
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2013 Jul;14(6):601-609.doi:10.1097/PCC.0b013e318291755a.
ISSN: 15297535

Pediatric ICU EEG monitoring: Current resources and practice in the United States and Canada
Sanchez SM, Carpenter J, Chapman KE, Dlugos DJ, Gallentine WB, Giza CC, Goldstein JL, Hahn CD, Kessler SK, Loddenkemper T, Riviello JJ, Abend NS.
Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology. 2013 Apr;30(2):156-160.doi:10.1097/WNP.0b013e31827eda27.
ISSN: 07360258

Pediatric neuroenhancement: Ethical, legal, social, and neurodevelopmental implications
Graf WD, Nagel SK, Epstein LG, Miller G, Nass R, Larriviere D.
Neurology. 2013 Mar 26;80(13):1251-1260.doi:10.1212/WNL.0b013e318289703b.
PMID: 23486879   ISSN: 00283878

Pediatric movement disorders: Five new things
Blackburn JS, Mink JW, Augustine EF.
Neurology: Clinical Practice. 2012 Dec;2(4):311-318.doi:10.1212/CPJ.0b013e318278bf06.
ISSN: 21630402

Rubin JP, Kuntz NL.
Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports. 2013 Jan;13(6):doi:10.1007/s11910-013-0354-3.
ISSN: 15284042

Structural brain alterations can be detected early in HIV infection
Ragin AB, Du H, Ochs R, Wu Y, Sammet CL, Shoukry A, Epstein LG.
Neurology. 2012 Dec 11;79(24):2328-2334.doi:10.1212/WNL.0b013e318278b5b4.
PMID: 23197750   PMCID: PMC3578377   ISSN: 00283878

Symptomatic cerebral vasospasm following resection of a medulloblastoma in a child
Rao VK, Haridas A, Nguyen TT, Lulla R, Wainwright MS, Goldstein JL.
Neurocritical Care. 2013 Feb;18(1):84-88.doi:10.1007/s12028-012-9769-y.
PMID: 22911499   ISSN: 15416933

Triage of children with moderate and severe traumatic brain injury to trauma centers
Kernic MA, Rivara FP, Zatzick DF, Bell MJ, Wainwright MS, Groner JI, Giza CC, Mink RB, Ellenbogen RG, Boyle L, Mitchell PH, Kannan N, Vavilala MS.
Journal of Neurotrauma. 2013 Jul;30(13):1129-1136.doi:10.1089/neu.2012.2716.

Unusual case of relapsing and remitting rash with progressive motor sensory neuropathy and spinal cord atrophy
Blackburn JS, Kuntz NL, Grimason M, Wainwright MS.

Joanna Blackburn, MD
Melissa Cirillo, MD
Leon G Epstein, MD
Joshua L Goldstein, MD
Andrew J Kim, MD
Sookyong Koh, MD, PhD
Nancy L Kuntz, MD
Linda C Laux, MD
J Gordon Millichap, MD
John J Millichap, MD
Shrishti Nangia, MD
Douglas R Nordli, MD
Pallavi P Patwari, MD
Hantamala Ralay Ranaivo, PhD
David G Ritacco, MD
Jennifer Rubin, MD
Cynthia V Stack, MD
Charles Swisher, MD
Mark S Wainwright, MD, PhD
Debra Weese-Mayer, MD