MEDICAL SERVICES

EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Madras Medical College , 1989 , Madras , India

Internship

  • Government General Hospital, Madras Medical College , 1989 , Madras , India

Internship

  • Henry Ford Hospital , 1996 , Detroit , MS

Residency

Pediatrics
  • Henry Ford Hospital , 2000 , Detroit , MS

Residency

Child Neurology
  • Tufts New England Medical Center , 2005 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Epilepsy and Neurophysiology
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2006 , Boston , MA

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Dr. Harini serves as an expert for the Department of Neurology for Boston Children's Hospital Precision Medicine Service. For more information about the Precision Medicine Service please visit bostonchildrens.org/precisionmed.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Epilepsy
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Comparative Effectiveness of Initial Treatment for Infantile Spasms in a Contemporary US Cohort. Neurology. 2021 Jul 15. View abstract
  2. Subclinical seizures detected on intracranial EEG: Patient characteristics and impact on surgical outcome in a single pediatric epilepsy surgery center. Epilepsy Behav. 2021 08; 121(Pt A):108040. View abstract
  3. Hippocampal Involvement With Vigabatrin-Related MRI Signal Abnormalities in Patients With Infantile Spasms: A Novel Finding. J Child Neurol. 2021 Jun; 36(7):575-582. View abstract
  4. Cost-effectiveness of adrenocorticotropic hormone versus oral steroids for infantile spasms. Epilepsia. 2021 02; 62(2):347-357. View abstract
  5. Management of Infantile Spasms During the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Child Neurol. 2020 10; 35(12):828-834. View abstract
  6. Crisis Standard of Care: Management of Infantile Spasms during COVID-19. Ann Neurol. 2020 08; 88(2):215-217. View abstract
  7. Mortality in infantile spasms: A hospital-based study. Epilepsia. 2020 04; 61(4):702-713. View abstract
  8. Recurrent SLC1A2 variants cause epilepsy via a dominant negative mechanism. Ann Neurol. 2019 06; 85(6):921-926. View abstract
  9. Brain MRI abnormalities in patients with infantile spasms and Down syndrome. Epilepsy Behav. 2019 03; 92:57-60. View abstract
  10. Detailed Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Analysis in Infantile Spasms. J Child Neurol. 2018 05; 33(6):405-412. View abstract
  11. White matter spongiosis with vigabatrin therapy for infantile spasms. Epilepsia. 2018 04; 59(4):e40-e44. View abstract
  12. Seizure clustering during presurgical electroencephalographic monitoring in children. Epilepsy Behav. 2018 03; 80:291-295. View abstract
  13. Brain tumors and epileptic spasms: Natural history and outcomes. Epilepsy Behav. 2017 10; 75:25-28. View abstract
  14. Patterns of Head Computed Tomography Abnormalities During Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Association With Outcomes. Pediatr Neurol. 2017 Aug; 73:64-70. View abstract
  15. Expanding the phenotypic spectrum of GABRG2 variants: a recurrent GABRG2 missense variant associated with a severe phenotype. J Neurogenet. 2017 Mar - Jun; 31(1-2):30-36. View abstract
  16. A pediatric epilepsy diagnostic tool for use in resource-limited settings: A pilot study. Epilepsy Behav. 2016 06; 59:57-61. View abstract
  17. Effectiveness of once-daily high-dose ACTH for infantile spasms. Epilepsy Behav. 2016 06; 59:4-8. View abstract
  18. Utility of initial EEG in first complex febrile seizure. Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Nov; 52(Pt A):200-4. View abstract
  19. Clinical and Neuroimaging Profile of Children with Lesions in the Corpus Callosum. J Neuroimaging. 2015 Sep-Oct; 25(5):824-31. View abstract
  20. Safety and retention rate of rufinamide in 300 patients: a single pediatric epilepsy center experience. Epilepsia. 2014 Aug; 55(8):1235-44. View abstract
  21. Localization of the epileptogenic foci in tuberous sclerosis complex: a pediatric case report. Front Hum Neurosci. 2014; 8:175. View abstract
  22. Rasmussen's encephalitis presenting as focal cortical dysplasia. Epilepsy Behav Case Rep. 2014; 2:86-9. View abstract
  23. Clobazam: effect on frequency of seizures and safety profile in different subgroups of children with epilepsy. Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Jul; 51(1):60-6. View abstract
  24. Neurological maturation of late preterm infants at 34?wk assessed by amplitude integrated electroencephalogram. Pediatr Res. 2013 Dec; 74(6):705-11. View abstract
  25. Continuous Spikes and Waves during Sleep: Electroclinical Presentation and Suggestions for Management. Epilepsy Res Treat. 2013; 2013:583531. View abstract
  26. Electrode localization for planning surgical resection of the epileptogenic zone in pediatric epilepsy. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2014 Jan; 9(1):91-105. View abstract
  27. Predictors of seizure occurrence in children undergoing pre-surgical monitoring. Seizure. 2013 Oct; 22(8):640-6. View abstract
  28. Teaching NeuroImages: mesial temporal sclerosis after a prolonged unprovoked seizure in an infant. Neurology. 2011 Nov 08; 77(19):e112-3. View abstract
  29. Transient suppression of seizures by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in a case of Rasmussen's encephalitis. Epilepsy Behav. 2008 Jul; 13(1):260-2. View abstract