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Pediatric Neurology Briefs

Meghan O'Neill, Talia Shear
Investigators from Boston University and the University of San Francisco studied whether EEG could be reliably used as an early biomarker for diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
November 9, 2018: Pediatric neurology briefs
Stephen L Nelson, Brittani M Wild
Investigators from the Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) Autism Center of Excellence Research conducted two concurrent prospective longitudinal studies to analyze the timing and pattern of clinical presenting symptoms of TSC in infants to facilitate earlier diagnosis and treatment in this specific population.
October 17, 2018: Pediatric Neurology Briefs
Zarraf Arefeen, Syed Mosab Kazmi, Safiullah Shareef
Investigators from the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Boston Children's Hospital, Alberta Children's Hospital, University of Montreal, McGill University Health Center, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Calgary, and the University of Ottawa researched the association between early physical activity and persistent postconcussive symptoms (PPCS).
October 2, 2018: Pediatric Neurology Briefs
Egidio Spinelli, Robyn Blackford
Investigators from the Department of Pediatric Neurology at the Children's Hospital of Fudan University assessed the gut microbiome in pediatric patients with intractable non-lesional epilepsy who were treated with the ketogenic diet (KD) comparing differences between responders and non-responders over a period of 6 months.
September 21, 2018: Pediatric neurology briefs
Hakim Rahmoune, Nada Boutrid
Investigators from different clinical and research centers from Paris, France studied the polymorphisms of the HLA class II loci in an autistic population. Through a case control design, they looked for the distribution of HLA class II alleles, genotypes and haplotypes in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) patients meeting DSM-IV TR criteria versus healthy controls (HC).
September 14, 2018: Pediatric Neurology Briefs
Safiullah Shareef, Murtaza N Ali
Researchers from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, USA, conducted a retrospective population pharmacokinetic analysis of 355 patients ages less than 19 years of age in the inpatient setting who were initiated on intravenous or oral phenobarbital therapy and had one or more serum phenobarbital concentrations sampled.
September 5, 2018: Pediatric Neurology Briefs
Roberto Refinetti
Investigators from Children's National Medical Center, Wenzhou Medical University, Virginia Tech, University of Colorado, University of Virginia, Georgetown University, University of Maryland, and Brown University performed transcriptome analysis on human epileptogenic tissue and extended the investigation by creating and testing mouse lines with targeted genetic deletions of the Clock gene.
September 5, 2018: Pediatric neurology briefs
Alberto Spalice, Cristiana A Guido
Investigators from Children's Hospitals of Aschaffenburg-Alzenau, Germany, and Essen University, Germany reported on long-term cardiovascular risks of ketogenic diet (KD) treatment for Glut1 Deficiency syndrome (GLUT1-DS).
September 5, 2018: Pediatric Neurology Briefs
Divakar S Mithal, Jennifer P Rubin
Investigators from Calico Life Sciences LLC and AbbVie report the effects of a novel drug targeting the genetic basis of Vanishing White Matter Disease (VWMD).
August 28, 2018: Pediatric Neurology Briefs
Rebecca Garcia-Sosa, Joanna Blackburn
Investigators from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee analyzed movement disorder outcomes in patients with childhood thalamic tumors.
August 28, 2018: Pediatric Neurology Briefs
Daniel A Freedman, Anup D Patel
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, Veterans Affairs San Diego, RTI international, Americans for Safe Access, Palo Alto University and Johns Hopkins University analyzed the content of 84 cannabidiol (CBD) products purchased on the internet and compared the results to their advertised concentrations.
June 18, 2018: Pediatric Neurology Briefs
John J Millichap
In 2018, the mission of Pediatric Neurology Briefs (PNB) remains the same: "PNB is a continuing education service designed to expedite and facilitate the review of current scientific research and advances in child neurology and related subjects."
June 18, 2018: Pediatric Neurology Briefs
Divakar S Mithal, Jonathan E Kurz
Researchers from Vienna, Austria and Sao Paulo, Brazil studied the known effects of anticonvulsant drugs on mitochondria, using a literature search to include only references to epilepsy associated with mitochondrial disease, and a specific anti-convulsant drug (i.e. levetiracetam) with a specific mitochondrial function (i.e. mitochondrial membrane potential).
November 2017: Pediatric Neurology Briefs
Garnett Smith, Craig A Press
Researchers from the Children's National Health System in Washington, D.C. studied the feasibility, rate of complications, and effect on seizures of initiating the Ketogenic Diet (KD) in pediatric patients with Super-Refractory Status Epilepticus (SRSE).
November 2017: Pediatric Neurology Briefs
Michael F Hammer, Alejandra D C Encinas
Investigators from the University of British Columbia, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, and the National Hospital reported their findings on neurotransmitter deficiencies in two patients with mutations in voltage-gated sodium genes ( SCN2A and SCN8A ) discovered by whole exome sequencing.
November 2017: Pediatric Neurology Briefs
Hakim Rahmoune, Nada Boutrid
Investigators from four European tertiary care hospitals (in Paris, France; Milan, Udine and Perugia, Italy) performed a case-control study of children and adolescents aged 6 to 17 years diagnosed with primary headaches in the emergency department by a pediatric neurologist using the validated ICHD-3 criteria.
February 2017: Pediatric Neurology Briefs
Juan A Piantino
Investigators from Baylor College of Medicine studied the efficacy of lacosamide in pediatric status epilepticus (SE).
February 2017: Pediatric Neurology Briefs
Marytery Fajardo, Melissa L Cirillo
Investigators from the Danish Epilepsy Center the frequency of SLC2A1 mutations in a cohort of patients with different types of epilepsies.
February 2017: Pediatric Neurology Briefs
Kathleen M Gorman, Mark S Wainwright
Investigators from Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH performed a retrospective study to determine whether the application of an adult stroke scale could discriminate between children with acute arterial ischemic stroke (AIS) and other causes of acute neurologic deficits.
January 2017: Pediatric neurology briefs
Tracy S Gertler, Cynthia V Stack
Investigators from Wayne State University studied a cohort of children with Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) and epilepsy using both glucose-based positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) to evaluate metabolic activity and proton magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging (MRSI) to evaluate glutamate turnover.
January 2017: Pediatric Neurology Briefs
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