PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY RESEARCH
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Colleen Giblin Laboratories
Interim Division Director
Studies of neurological, behavioral, and psychological outcomes in children with intrauterine exposure to cocaine. Neuro-developmental outcomes of brain injuries associated with prematurity.
Darryl C. De Vivo
Director, Colleen Giblin Research Laboratories
Biochemical and molecular studies of inherited and acquired metabolic diseases that affect the developing nervous system and muscular system. Research focuses on defects of oxidative metabolism and the molecular basis of glucose transporter deficiency syndromes.
Cigdem Inan Akman
Dr. Akman's clinical research has focused on cognitive and behavioral problems associated with epilepsy, imaging modalities used for epilepsy diagnosis and epilepsy surgery.
Translational electrophysiology, neuromonitoring, neuroinformatics and pediatric neuro critical care; Role of neuronal networks in epilepsy; Human neuronal ensemble recording related to epilepsy and behavior; physiologic basis of electroencephalography (EEG) and magnetoencephalography(MEG); Electrophysiology related to developmental disability & autism in Tuberous Sclerosis (TS). Pathophysiology of seizures in TS, West Syndrome and Rolandic Epilepsy.
Functional imaging studies of metabolic disease, including mitochondrial encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes (MELAS) and systemic lupus erythematosus; imaging of the hippocampus and amygdala.