- Department of Neurology
- Epilepsy Center
- END Technology Program
Westfalische Wilhelms-Universitat, 1992-1999
Cleveland Clinic, 2003-2004
Westfalische Wilhelms-Universitat, 1999-2000
Cleveland Clinic, 2004-2005
Cleveland Clinic, 2005-2008
Fellowship-Epilepsy & Clinical Neurophysiology
Cleveland Clinic, 2000-2003
Neurology with special qualification in child neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology (ABCN with added competency in epilepsy monitoring)
American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology (ABCN)
What are we doing?
- Comparative effectiveness and interventional clinical trials in pediatric status epilepticus and epileptic encephalopathies
How do we do it?
- Inventing, evaluating and implementing clinically relevant biomarkers and treatment paradigms to assess and benchmark these based on clinical data, neurophysiology, imaging, pharmacogenomics and genetics, in collaboration with basic researcher locally, nationally, and internationally.
- Developing and evaluating monitoring tools for clinical biomarkers to further clinical epilepsy outcome measures including seizure characterization, neuropsychological outcome assessment, and quality of life assessment by means of seizure sensors and electronic tools including ICISS, the RENCI seizure tracking and outcome prediction modeling software, and novel in- and outpatient monitoring devices and algorithms, and neurophysiological, biochemical and genetic periodicity markers and implement these techniques into clinical workflow.
- Research networks and collaborations are essential for our work, like the pediatric status epilepticus research group (www.pserg.org), the Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium , the pediatric critical care epilepsy research group, the Critical Care EEG consortium, the pediatric neurocritical care research group and other consortia.