Selected Publications

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Pier DB, Gholipour A, Afacan O, Velasco- Annis C, Clancy S, Kapur K, et al. 3D Super-Resolution Motion-Corrected MRI: Validation of Fetal Posterior Fossa Measurements. J Neuroimaging. 2016 PMID: 26990618; PMCID: PMC4983257.

Ercan E, Han JM, Di Nardo A, Winden K, Han MJ, Hoyo L, Saffari A, Leask A, Geschwind DH, Sahin M. Neuronal CTGF/CCN2 negatively regulates myelination in a mouse model of tuberous sclerosis complex. J Exp Med. 2017 Mar 6;214(3):681-697. doi: 10.1084/ jem.20160446. Epub 2017 Feb 9. PMCID: HYPERLINK “https://www.ncbi.nlm.” PMC5339668


Aravamuthan BR, Sánchez Fernández I, Zurawski J, Olson H, Gorman M, Takeoka M. Pediatric anti-Hu associated encepha- litis with clinical features of Rasmussen’s encephalitis. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2015 [Epub ahead of print].

Baumer FM, Kamihara J, Gorman MP. Neuromyelitis optica in an adolescent after bone marrow transplantation. Pediatr Neurol 2015;52(1):119-24. PMCID: N/A.

Baumer FM, Song JW, Mitchell PD, Pienaar R, Sahin M, Grant PE, Takahashi E. Longitudinal changes in diffusion properties in white matter pathways of children with tuberous sclerosis complex. Pediatr Neurol 2015;52(6):615-23. PMCID: PMC4442035.

Bernson-Leung M, Ananth P, Shusterman S. Neuroblastoma presenting as facial nerve palsy and bulging tympanic membrane. Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2015;54(2):183-5. PMCID: N/A.

Davis PE, Peters JM, Krueger DA, Sahin M. Tuberous Sclerosis: A New Frontier in Targeted Treatment of Autism. Neuro- therapeutics 2015;12(3):572-83. PMCID: PMC4489948. Core A.

Jayakar A, Bolton J. Pediatric epilepsy surgery. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 2015;15(6):31.

Nie D, Chen Z, Ebrahimi-Fakhari D, Di Nardo A, Julich K, Robson VK, Cheng YC, Woolf CJ, Heiman M, Sahin M. The Stress- Induced Atf3-Gelsolin Cascade Underlies Dendritic Spine Deficits in Neuronal Models of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex. J Neurosci 2015;35(30):10762-72. PMCID: PMC4518051.

Walsh BH, Baumer FM, Bernson-Leung ME, Lerou P, Peters JM. Teaching video neuroimages: nonepileptic myoclonus in a neonate following severe hypoxic-isch- emic injury. Neurology 2015;84(12):e90. PMCID: N/A.

Winden KD, Yuskaitis CJ, Poduri A. Megalencephaly and Macrocephaly. Semin Neurol 2015;35(3):277-87.

Yuskaitis CJ, Parviz M, Loui P, Wan CY, Pearl PL. Neural Mechanisms Underlying Musical Pitch Perception and Clinical Applications Including Developmental Dyslexia. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep



Bernson-Leung ME, Leung LY, Kumar S. Synthetic cannabis and acute ischemic stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2014; 23(5): 1239-41.

Bernson-Leung ME, Mazumdar M. Journal club: pretreatment EEG in childhood absence epilepsy. Neurology 2014; 82(18): e158-60. PMCID: 4013816.

de Gusmao CM, Guerriero RM, Bernson-Leung ME, Pier D, Ibeziako PI, Bujoreanu S, Maski KP, Urion DK, Waugh JL. Functional neurological symptom disorders in a pediatric emergency room: diagnostic accuracy, features, and outcome. Pediatr Neurol 2014;51(2):233-8. PMCID: N/A.

de Gusmao CM, Maski KP, Urion DK. Clinical Reasoning: A 14-year-old boy with spells of somnolence and cognitive changes. Neurology 2014; 22:82(16): e142-6.

Guerriero RM, Pier DB, de Gusmao CM, Bernson-Leung ME, Maski KP, Urion DK, Waugh JL. Increased pediatric functional neurological symptom disorders after the Boston marathon bombings: a case series. Pediatr Neurol 2014;51(5):619-23. PMCID: N/A.

Julich K, Sahin M. Mechanism-Based Treatment in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex. Pediatr Neurol 2014; 50(4): 290-6. PMCID: 3959246. Core A.

Pier DB, Nunes FP, Plotkin SR, Stemmer- Rachamimov AO, Kim JC, Shih HA, Brastianos P, Lin AE. Turner syndrome and meningioma: Support for a possible increased risk of neoplasia in Turner syndrome. Eur J Med Genet 2014; 57(6): 269-74.

Relizani K, Mouisel E, Giannesini B, Hourde C, Patel K, Gonzales SM, Julich K, Vignaud A, Pietri-Rouxel F, Fortin D, Garcia L, Blot S, Ritvos O, Bendahan D, Ferry A, Ventura-Clapier R, Schuelke M, Amthor H. Blockade of ActRIIB signaling triggers muscle fatigability and metabolic myopathy. Mol Ther 2014;22(8):1423-33. PMCID: N/A.

Singhi S, Jacobs H, Gladstein J. Pediatric headache: where have we been and where do we need to be. Headache 2014; 54(5): 817-29.

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Elibol MZ, Waugh J, Scharf JM, Neumeyer AM. Behavioral pediatric neurology. In: Sims K, Peters JM, Musolino P, Ward MZ, editors. Handbook of Pediatric Neurology. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2013.

Epi4K Consortium, Epilepsy Phenome/ Genome Project, Allen AS, Berkovic SF, Cossette P, Delanty N, Dlugos D, Eichler EE, Epstein MP, Glauser T, Goldstein DB, Han Y, Heinzen EL, Hitomi Y, Howell KB, Johnson MR, Kuzniecky R, Lowenstein DH, Lu YF, Madou MR, Marson AG, Mefford HC, Esmaeeli Nieh S, O’Brien TJ, Ottman R, Petrovski S, Poduri A, Ruzzo EK, Scheffer IE, Sherr EH, Yuskaitis CJ, Abou-Khalil B, Alldredge BK, Bautista JF, Berkovic SF, Boro A, Cascino GD, Consalvo D, Crumrine P, Devinsky O, Dlugos D, Epstein MP, Fiol M, Fountain NB, French J, Friedman D, Geller EB, Glauser T, Glynn S, Haut SR, Hayward J, Helmers SL, Joshi S, Kanner A, Kirsch HE, Knowlton RC, Kossoff EH, Kuperman R, Kuzniecky R, Lowenstein DH, McGuire SM, Motika PV, Novotny EJ, Ottman R, Paolicchi JM, Parent JM, Park K, Poduri A, Scheffer IE, Shellhaas RA, Sherr EH, Shih JJ, Singh R, Sirven J, Smith MC, Sullivan J, Lin Thio L, Venkat A, Vining EP, Von Allmen GK, Weisenberg JL, Widdess- Walsh P, Winawer MR. De novo mutations in epileptic encephalopathies. Nature 2013; 501(7466): 217-21. PMCID: 3773011.

Guerriero RM, Musolino PL, Tasker RC. Neurologic critical care. In: Sims K, Peters JM, Musolino P, Ward MZ, editors. Handbook of Pediatric Neurology. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2013.

Jacob FD, Ho ES, Martinez-Ojeda M, Darras BT, Khwaja OS. Case of infantile onset spinocerebellar ataxia type 5. J Child Neurol 2013; 28(10): 1292-5.

Poduri A, Heinzen EL, Chitsazzadeh V, Lasorsa FM, Elhosary PC, LaCoursiere CM, Martin E, Yuskaitis CJ, Hill RS, Atabay KD, Barry B, Partlow JN, Bashiri FA, Zeidan RM, Elmalik SA, Kabiraj MM, Kothare S, Stodberg T, McTague A, Kurian MA, Scheffer IE, Barkovich AJ, Palmieri F, Salih MA, Walsh CA. SLC25A22 is a novel gene for migrating partial seizures in infancy. Ann Neurol 2013; 74(6): 873-82.

Waugh J, Sharma N. Pediatric movement disorders and ataxia. In: Sims K, Peters JM, Musolino P, Ward MZ, editors. Handbook of Pediatric Neurology. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2013.


Akhondi-Asl A, Hans A, Scherrer B, Peters JM, Warfield SK. Whole brain group network analysis using network bias and variance parameters. Proc IEEE Int Symp Biomed Imaging 2012:1511-4.

de Gusmao CM, Ortega MR, Wallace DM. Status epilepticus associated with dalfampridine in a patient with multiple sclerosis. The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Cli Neurosci 2012; 24(4): E47-8.

Fernandez IS, Peters JM, Hadjiloizou S, Prabhu SP, Zarowski M, Stannard KM, Takeoka M, Rotenberg A, Kothare SV, Loddenkemper T. Clinical staging and electroencephalographic evolution of continuous spikes and waves during sleep. Epilepsia 2012; 53(7): 1185-95.

Gazda HT, Preti M, Sheen MR, O’Donohue MF, Vlachos A, Davies SM, Kattamis A, Doherty L, Landowski M, Buros C, Ghazvinian R, Sieff CA, Newburger PE, Niewiadomska E, Matysiak M, Glader B, Atsidaftos E, Lipton JM, Gleizes PE, Beggs AH. Frameshift mutation in p53 regulator RPL26 is associated with multiple physical abnormalities and a specific pre-ribosomal RNA processing defect in diamond-blackfan anemia. Hum Mutat 2012; 33(7): 1037-44.

Guerriero RM, Proctor MR, Mannix R, Meehan WP, 3rd. Epidemiology, trends, assessment and management of sport-related concussion in United States high schools. Curr Opin Pediatr 2012; 24(6): 696-701.

Kelly TG, Madhavan VL, Peters JM, Kazacos KR, Silvera VM. Spinal cord involvement in a child with raccoon roundworm (Baylisascaris procyonis) meningoencephalitis. Pediatr Radiol 2012; 42(3): 369-73.

Peters JM, Madhavan VL, Kazacos KR, Husson RN, Dangoudoubiyam S, Soul JS. Good outcome with early empiric treatment of neural larva migrans due to Baylisascaris procyonis. Pediatrics 2012; 129(3): e806-11.

Peters JM, Sahin M, Vogel-Farley VK, Jeste SS, Nelson CA, 3rd, Gregas MC, Prabhu SP, Scherrer B, Warfield SK. Loss of white matter microstructural integrity is associated with adverse neurological outcome in tuberous sclerosis complex. Acad Radiol 2012; 19(1): 17-25. PMCID: 3343770.

Peters JM, Tomas-Fernandez M, van Putten MJ, Loddenkemper T. Behavioral measures and EEG monitoring using the Brain Symmetry Index during the Wada test in children. Epilepsy Behav 2012; 23(3): 247-53.

Ross SE, McCord AE, Jung C, Atan D, Mok SI, Hemberg M, Kim TK, Salogiannis J, Hu L, Cohen S, Lin Y, Harrar D, McInnes RR, Greenberg ME. Bhlhb5 and Prdm8 form a repressor complex involved in neuronal circuit assembly. Neuron 2012; 73(2): 292-303. PMCID: 3269007.

Sanchez Fernandez I, Hadjiloizou S, Eksioglu Y, Peters JM, Takeoka M, Tas E, Abdelmoumen I, Rotenberg A, Kothare SV, Riviello JJ, Jr., Loddenkemper T. Short-term response of sleep-potentiated spiking to high-dose diazepam in electric status epilepticus during sleep. Pediatr Neurol 2012; 46(5): 312-8.

Sanchez Fernandez I, Loddenkemper T, Peters JM, Kothare SV. Electrical status epilepticus in sleep: clinical presentation and pathophysiology. Pediatr Neurol 2012; 47(6): 390-410.

Sanchez Fernandez I, Takeoka M, Tas E, Peters JM, Prabhu SP, Stannard KM, Gregas M, Eksioglu Y, Rotenberg A, Riviello JJ, Jr., Kothare SV, Loddenkemper T. Early thalamic lesions in patients with sleep-potentiated epileptiform activity. Neurology 2012:78(22): 1721-7. PMCID: 3359583.

Taquet M, Scherrer B, Commowick O, Peters J, Sahin M, Macq B, Warfield SK. Registration and analysis of white matter group differences with a multi-fiber model. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 2012; 15(Pt 3): 313-20.