Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology
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Brenda Louise Banwell, MD

Professor of Neurology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Neurology

Contact information
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Neurology
34th St. & Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-6848
Fax: 215-590-2950
Education:
B.S. (Undergraduate, Biology Year I and II)
University of Western Ontario, 1987.
M.D. (Pediatrics)
University of Western Ontario, 1991.
Post-Graduate Training
Pediatrics Comprehensive Intern, University of Western Ontario - Children's Hospital of Western Ontario, 1991-1992.
Pediatrics Resident Year II, University of Western Ontario-Children's Hospital of Western Ontario, 1992-1993.
Pediatrics Resident Year III, University of Western Ontario - Children's Hospital of Western Ontario, 1993-1994.
Pediatric Neurology- - Resident Year IV, University of Toronto-The Hospital for Sick Children, 1994-1995.
Co-Chief Resident, Pediatric Neurology-Resident Year V, University of Toronto-The Hospital for Sick Children, 1995-1997.
Chief Resident, Pediatric Neurology-Resident Year VI, University of Toronto-The Hospital for Sick Children, 1996-1997.
Neuromuscular Research Fellow, Mayo Clinic, 1997-1999.
Certifications
FRCP(C),Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario Subject: Pediatrics , 1995.
FRCP(C),Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario Subject: Neurology , 1997.
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Selected Publications

Lublin Fred D, Reingold Stephen C, Cohen Jeffrey A, Cutter Gary R, Sørensen Per Soelberg, Thompson Alan J, Wolinsky Jerry S, Balcer Laura J, Banwell Brenda, Barkhof Frederik, Bebo Bruce, Calabresi Peter A, Clanet Michel, Comi Giancarlo, Fox Robert J, Freedman Mark S, Goodman Andrew D, Inglese Matilde, Kappos Ludwig, Kieseier Bernd C, Lincoln John A, Lubetzki Catherine, Miller Aaron E, Montalban Xavier, O'Connor Paul W, Petkau John, Pozzilli Carlo, Rudick Richard A, Sormani Maria Pia, Stüve Olaf, Waubant Emmanuelle, Polman Chris H: Defining the clinical course of multiple sclerosis: The 2013 revisions. Neurology 83(3): 278-286, Jul 2014.

Dale Russell C, Brilot Fabienne, Duffy Lisa V, Twilt Marinka, Waldman Amy T, Narula Sona, Muscal Eyal, Deiva Kumaran, Andersen Erik, Eyre Michael R, Eleftheriou Despina, Brogan Paul A, Kneen Rachel, Alper Gulay, Anlar Banu, Wassmer Evangeline, Heineman Kirsten, Hemingway Cheryl, Riney Catherine J, Kornberg Andrew, Tardieu Marc, Stocco Amber, Banwell Brenda, Gorman Mark P, Benseler Susanne M, Lim Ming: Utility and safety of rituximab in pediatric autoimmune and inflammatory CNS disease. Neurology 83(2): 142-50, Jul 2014.

Ghassemi Rezwan, Brown Robert, Narayanan Sridar, Banwell Brenda, Nakamura Kunio, Arnold Douglas L: Normalization of White Matter Intensity on T1-Weighted Images of Patients with Acquired Central Nervous System Demyelination. Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging Jun 2014.

Schwartz Kevin L, Richardson Susan E, Ward Katherine N, Donaldson Callum, MacGregor Daune, Banwell Brenda, Mahant Sanjay, Bitnun Ari: Delayed Primary HHV-7 Infection and Neurologic Disease. Pediatrics 133(6): e1541-7, Jun 2014.

Yiu Eppie M, Laughlin Suzanne, Verhey Leonard H, Banwell Brenda L: Clinical and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) distinctions between tumefactive demyelination and brain tumors in children. Journal of child neurology 29(5): 654-65, May 2014.

Banwell B: Medical Editor Tom Garry: 2014 Consortium for Multiple Sclerosis Center & Actrims Cooperative Annual Meeting. International Journal of MS Care and MS Exchange-Delaware Media Group May 2014.

Goh Elaine Suk-Ying, Banwell Brenda, Stavropoulos Dimitri James, Shago Mary, Yoon Grace: Mosaic microdeletion of 17p11.2-p12 and duplication of 17q22-q24 in a girl with Smith-Magenis phenotype and peripheral neuropathy. American journal of medical genetics. Part A 164A(3): 748-52, Mar 2014.

Banwell Brenda L: Multiple sclerosis in children. Handbook of clinical neurology 122(1): 427-41, Feb 2014.

Bigi S, Marrie Ra, Yeh Ea, Banwell B: Antinuclear antibodies in pediatric acquired demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system. Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England) Jan 2014.

Tina Stokosa, Producer: What is the Brain Health Fair and What Can We Expect-Live In Studio Interview. WCAU NBC 10 2014.

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