New Pediatric Epileptologist Joins Johns Hopkins
Pediatric epileptologist Babitha Haridas specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children with epilepsy, with a focus on those who have refractory epilepsy. Dr. Haridas seeks alternate modalities of treatment, including ketogenic ...
Shunning the Shunt in Hydrocephalus?
Since they first met a decade ago, pediatric neurosurgeon Dody Robinson and neuroscientist Lauren Jantzie have been collaborating on research to better understand the disease processes that cause brain damage in infants.
Infantile Spasms Video Perspectives
Eric Kossoff, director of the child neurology residency program and professor of neurology and pediatrics at Johns Hopkins Medicine, discusses screening, diagnosing and treating infantile spasms. According to Kossoff, infantile spasms ...
Intervening Earlier to Stop Seizures in Epilepsy
A common misconception in pediatric epilepsy is that surgery should be a last resort, says Johns Hopkins pediatric epileptologist Ahmad Marashly. On the contrary, he says, if patients fall into the 30% of those who fail medical management, ...
Carl Stafstrom Honored with American Epilepsy Society’s Founders Award
Carl Stafstrom, M.D., Ph.D., a professor of neurology and pediatrics and director of the Division of Pediatric Neurology, has received the American Epilepsy Society’s 2021 Founders Award, one of the organization’s most prestigious honors.
What Was Underlying This Teen’s Sudden Fatigue and Muscle Weakness?
Diabetes, Lyme disease, a mysterious virus or a rare autoimmune disease with neuromuscular consequences?
Acute Flaccid Myelitis: The Next Outbreak?
Outbreaks of the polio-like illness thought to be due to a viral infection and affecting primarily children have occurred in a biennial pattern since 2012, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) began tracking the disease. ...
Targeting Abnormal Cell Metabolism Shows Promise for Treating Aggressive Pediatric Brain Tumors
Two experimental drug approaches that target vulnerabilities in cancer cell metabolism may extend survival and enhance the effectiveness of standard chemotherapies for a highly aggressive type of pediatric brain cancer.
A new epilepsy monitoring unit at Johns Hopkins incorporates decades of experience and technological advances of an all-ages unit into one designed for pediatric patients only.
Collaboration Conquers a Rare Intracranial Cyst
Pediatric surgeons took a collaborative approach in excising a rare dermoid cyst threatening the patient’s brain.
Neurosurgery: Unmasking the ‘Great Masquerader’
News & Publications November 27, 2018
A New Center for Children with Complex Craniofacial Conditions
News & Publications March 2018
Treating a Spectrum of Neurosurgical Conditions: From Infancy to Adulthood
Pediatric NeuroNews December 16, 2016