Child Neurology Residency Training Program Graduate Careers/Resident Publications

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The Neurology Department at Boston Children's Hospital specializes in training leaders in clinical care and research. Our data includes former residents from 1962-current for whom we have follow up information.

Current careers of former BCH Neurology residents

  • Leadership 3%

  • Senior Research 22%

  • Senior Education 21%

  • Junior Academic 39%

  • Private Practice 6%

  • Fellowship 4%

  • Other 4%

Fellowships chosen by former BCH Neurology residents

  • Human Genetics

  • Dana Foundation Fellowship in Developmental Neuropharmacology

  • Clinical Epilepsy/EEG Fellowship

  • Research Fellowship

  • Fellowship in EMG

  • Clinical Fellowship in Neuro-oncology

Resident Publications


Here is a listing of recent publications by our residents:

  • Raju GP, Sarco D, Poduri A, Bergin A, Takeoka M. Oxcarbazepine in nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia 2005;46:159-60.

  • Sahin M, Greer PL, Lin M, et al. Eph- dependent tyrosine phosphorylation of ephexin1 modulates growth cone collapse. Neuron 2005;46:191-204.

  • Sarco D, Riviello J, Takeoka M. Difference in efficacy and tolerability between generic and brand name gabapentin formulations for treatment of pediatric epilepsy (Abstract). Epilepsia 2005;46:201.

  • Shah DK, Daley AJ, Hunt RW, Volpe JJ, Inder TE. Cerebral white matter injury in the newborn following Escherichia coli meningitis. Eur J Paediatr Neurol 2005;9:13-7.

  • Ullrich N, Scott RM, Pomeroy SL. Craniopharyngioma treatment: long term effects on hypothalamic function. Neurologist 2005;11:55-60.

  • Yoo SS, Park H, Soul JS, et al. In vivo visualization of white matter fiber tracts of preterm- and term- infant brains with diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging. Invest Radiol 2005;40:110-5.

  • Haidar H, Bouix S, Levitt JJ, McCarley RW, Shenton ME, Soul JS. Characterizing the shape of anatomical structures with Poisson's equation. IEEE Trans Med Imaging 2006;25:1249-57.

  • Haidar H, Soul JS. Measurement of cortical thickness in 3D brain MRI data: validation of the Laplacian method. J Neuroimaging 2006;16:146-53

  • Ives JR, Rotenberg, A., Poma, R., Thut, G., Pascuale-Leone, A. Recording the EEG during transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in animals and humans. Journal of Encepholography and Clinical Neurophysiology 2006;117:1870-5.

  • Lawson-Yuen A, Berend SA, Soul JS, Irons M. Patient with novel interstitial deletion of chromosome 3q13.1q13.3 and agenesis of the corpus callosum. Clin Dysmorphol 2006;15:217-20.

  • Raju GP, Harini, C., Sarco, D., Poduri, A., Rotenberg, A., Bergin, A.M., Riviello, J.J., Takeoka, M. Spread of ictal EEG activity to the temporal lobes in noctural frontal lobes epilepsy. Epilepsia 2006;42:32.

  • Sarco D, Burke JF, Madsen J. Electroencephalography in epilepsy surgery planning. Children's Nerv System 2006

  • Sarco D, Vanderbilt DL, Riviello J. Central nervous system disorders. In: Wolraich M, Dworkin PH, Drotar DD, Perrin EC, eds. Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2006

  • Tekgul H, Gauvreau K, Soul J, et al. The current etiologic profile and neurodevelopmental outcome of seizures in term newborn infants. Pediatrics 2006;117:1270-80.

  • Ullrich NJ, Marcus K, Pomeroy SL, et al. Transverse myelitis after therapy for primitive neuroectodermal tumors. Pediatr Neurol 2006;35:122-5.

  • Ullrich NJ, Pomeroy SL. Molecular Genetics of Pediatric Central Nervous System Tumors. Curr Oncol Rep 2006;8:423-9.

  • Zhang H, Lipovsky, AI., Dibble, C.C., Sahin, M., Manning, B.D. S6K1 Regulates GSK3 under conditions of m-TOR dependent feedback inhibition of mkt. . Mol Cell 2006;24:185-97.

  • Eksioglu YZ, Pong, A.W., Takeoka, M. Mental retardation and neuropsychiatric symptoms in a female with compression in the first polyalanine tract of the ARX gene. Neurology 2007.

  • Eksioglu YZ, Pong, A.W., Takeoka, M. West Syndrome in a girl with compression in the second polyalanine tract of the ARX gene. Neurology 2007.

  • Fu WY, Chen Y, Sahin M, et al. Cdk5 regulates EphA4-mediated dendritic spine retraction through an ephexin1-dependent mechanism. Nat Neurosci 2007;10:67-76.

  • Gorman M, Golomb M, Walsh L, et al. Steroid-responsive neurologic relapses in a child with a proteolipid protein-1 mutation. Neurology 2007;68:1305-7.

  • Gorman M, Soul J. Neonatal Hypocalcemic Seizures in Siblings Exposed to Topiramate In Utero. Pediatric Neurology 2007;36:274-6.

  • Mazumdar M, Heeney, M.M., Sox, C.M., Lieu, T.A. Preventing smoke among children with Sickle Cell Disease: An analysis of strategies Involving Transcranial Doppler Testing and Chronic Transfusion Pediatrics 2007.

  • Mazumdar M, Pandharipande P, Poduri A. Does albendazole affect seizure remission and computed tomography response in children with neurocysticercosis? A Systematic review and meta-analysis. J Child Neurol 2007;22:135-42.

  • Pong AW, Eskioglu, Y.Z., Takeoka, M. ARX mutations in females: an under-recognized cause of epilepsy and developmental delay. Neurology 2007.

  • Raju GP, Urion DK, Sahin M. Neonatal subependymal giant cell astrocytoma: new case and review of literature. Pediatr Neurol 2007;36:128-31.

  • Rotenberg A, Harrington MG, Birnbaum DS, et al. Minimal heating of titanium skull plates during 1Hz repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation. Clin Neurophysiol 2007;118:2536-8.

  • Soul J, Hammer P, Tsuji M, et al. Fluctuating pressure-passivity is common in the cerebral circulation of sick premature infants. Research 2007;61:467-73.

  • Ullrich N, Robertson, R., Kinnamon, D., Scott, R.M., Kieran, M.W., Turner, C.W., Chi, S.N., Goumnerova L, Proctor M, Tarbel N, Marcus K, Pomeroy SL. Moyamoya following cranial irradiation for primary brain tumers in children Neurology 2007;68:932-8.

  • Ullrich NJ, Raja, A., Kieran, M.W., Irons, M.B., Goumnerova, L. Brainstem lesions in children with neurofibromatosis type I. Neurology 2007.

  • Cardamone M, Darras BT, Ryan MM. Inherited myopathies and muscular dystrophies. Semin Neurol 2008;28:250-9

  • Datta AN, Hahn CD, Sahin M. Clinical presentation and diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis complex in infancy. J Child Neurol 2008;23:268-73.

  • Frye RE, Rotenberg A, Ousley M, Pascual-Leone A. Transcranial magnetic stimulation in child neurology: current and future directions. J Child Neurol 2008;23:79-96.

  • Jeste SS, Sahin M, Bolton P, Ploubidis GB, Humphrey A. Characterization of Autism in Young Children With Tuberous Sclerosis Complex. J Child Neurol 2008;23:520-5.

  • Khwaja O, Volpe JJ. Pathogenesis of cerebral white matter injury of prematurity. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2008;93:F153-61.

  • Newburger JW, Jonas RA,Soul JS, et al. Randomized trial of hemoatocrit 25% versus 35% during hypothermic cardiopulmanary bypass in infant heart surgery. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2008;135:347- 54.

  • Raju GP, Li HC, Bali DS, et al. A case of congenital glycogen storage disease type IV with a novel GBE1 mutation. J Child Neurol 2008;23:349-52.

  • Rotenberg A, Depositario-Cabacar D, Bae EH, Harini C, Pascual-Leone A, Takeoka M. Transient suppression of seizures by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in a case of Rasmussen's encephalitis. Epilepsy Behav 2008.

  • Jozwiak J, Sahin M, Jozwiak S, et al. Cardiac rhabdomyoma in tuberous sclerosis: hyperactive Erk signaling. Int J Cardiol 2009;132:145-7.

  • Mazumdar M. Risk of death is not increased in children with simple febrile seizures. J Pediatr 2009;154:150-1.

  • Rotenberg A, Bae EH, Takeoka M, Tormos JM, Schachter SC, Pascual-Leone A. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of epilepsia partialis continua. Epilepsy Behav 2009;14:253-7.


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