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:
2 yrs ((Undergraduate, Biology Year I and II))
University of Western Ontario Undergraduate, Biology Year I and II, 1989.
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

Akbar Nadine, Banwell Brenda, Sled John G, Binns Malcolm A, Doesburg Sam M, Rypma Bart, Lysenko Magdalena, Till Christine: Brain activation patterns and cognitive processing speed in patients with pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis. Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology 38(4): 393-403, May 2016.

Gmuca Sabrina, Boos Markus D, Treece Amanda, Narula Sona, Billinghurst Lori, Bhatti Tricia, Laje Pablo, Perman Marissa J, Vossough Arastoo, Harding Brian, Burnham Jon, Banwell Brenda: Degos Disease Mimicking Primary Vasculitis of the Central Nervous System. Neurology® Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation 3(2): e206, Apr 2016.

Massimo Filippi, Maria A Rocca, Olga Ciccarelli, Nicola De Stefano, Nikos Evangelou, Ludwig Kappos, Alex Rovira, Jaume Sastre-Garriga, Mar Tintore, Jette L. Frederiksen, Claudio Gasperini, Jacqueline Palace, Daniel S Reich, Brenda Banwell, Xavier Montalban, Frederik Barkhof, : MRI Criteria for the Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis: MAGNIMS Consensus Guidelines. Lancet Neurology Page: 15(3):292-303, March 2016.

Nosadini Margherita, Alper Gulay, Riney Catherine J, Benson Leslie A, Mohammad Shekeeb S, Ramanathan Sudarshini, Nolan Melinda, Appleton Richard, Leventer Richard J, Deiva Kumaran, Brilot Fabienne, Gorman Mark P, Waldman Amy T, Banwell Brenda, Dale Russell C: Rituximab monitoring and redosing in pediatric neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder. Neurology® neuroimmunology & neuroinflammation 3(1): e188, Feb 2016.

Interviewer - Ruth Ann Marrie, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada: Diagnosis of Pediatric MS/ADEM (to get at updated consensus definitions, and role of 2010 McDonald criteria in children). Podcast January 2016.

Akbar Nadine, Giorgio Antonio, Till Christine, Sled John G, Doesburg Sam M, De Stefano Nicola, Banwell Brenda: Alterations in Functional and Structural Connectivity in Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis. PloS one 11(1): e0145906, 2016.

Brenda L. Banwell, Douglas Lorne Arnold, Jan-Mendelt Tillema, Maria A. Rocca, Massimo Filippi, Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, Robert Zivadinov, and Maria Pia Sormani: MRI in the Evaluation of Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis. Neurology 2016.

Williams RP, Banwell B, Berg RA, Dlugos D, Donnelly M, Ichord R, Kessler SK, Lavelle J, Massey SL, Parker A, Topjian A, Abend NS: Impact of an ICU EEG Monitoring Pathway on Management Timing. American Clinical Neurophysiology Society 2016.

Weier Katrin, Fonov Vladimir, Aubert-Broche Bérengère, Arnold Douglas L, Banwell Brenda, Collins D Louis: Impaired growth of the cerebellum in pediatric-onset acquired CNS demyelinating disease. Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England) Nov 2015 Notes: In Press.

Brenton J Nicholas, Banwell Brenda L: Therapeutic Approach to the Management of Pediatric Demyelinating Disease: Multiple Sclerosis and Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis. Neurotherapeutics : The journal of the American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics Oct 2015 Notes: In Press.

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