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

O'Mahony Julia, Marrie Ruth Ann, Laporte Audrey, Yeh E Ann, Bar-Or Amit, Phan Cathy, Buckley David, Callen David, Connolly Mary B, Pohl Daniela, Dilenge Marie-Emmanuelle, Bernard Geneviève, Lortie Anne, Lowry Noel, MacDonald E Athen, Meek David, Sébire Guillaume, Venkateswaran Sunita, Wood Ellen, Yager Jerome, Banwell Brenda: Recovery From Central Nervous System Acute Demyelination in Children. Pediatrics Jun 2015.

Kremer Stephane, Renard Felix, Achard Sophie, Lana-Peixoto Marco A, Palace Jacqueline, Asgari Nasrin, Klawiter Eric C, Tenembaum Silvia N, Banwell Brenda, Greenberg Benjamin M, Bennett Jeffrey L, Levy Michael, Villoslada Pablo, Saiz Albert, Fujihara Kazuo, Chan Koon Ho, Schippling Sven, Paul Friedemann, Kim Ho Jin, de Seze Jerome, Wuerfel Jens T, Cabre Philippe, Marignier Romain, Tedder Thomas, van Pelt Danielle, Broadley Simon, Chitnis Tanuja, Wingerchuk Dean, Pandit Lekha, Leite Maria Isabel, Apiwattanakul Metha, Kleiter Ingo, Prayoonwiwat Naraporn, Han May, Hellwig Kerstin, van Herle Katja, John Gareth, Hooper D Craig, Nakashima Ichiro, Sato Douglas, Yeaman Michael R, Waubant Emmanuelle, Zamvil Scott, Stüve Olaf, Aktas Orhan, Smith Terry J, Jacob Anu, O'Connor Kevin: Use of Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging Techniques in Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder. JAMA Neurology May 2015.

Sham Lauren, Yeh E Ann, Magalhaes Sandra, Parra Esteban J, Gozdzik Agnes, Banwell Brenda, Hanwell Heather E: Evaluation of fall Sun Exposure Score in predicting vitamin D status in young Canadian adults, and the influence of ancestry. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology. B, Biology 145: 25-9, Apr 2015.

Narula Sona, Liu Grant T, Avery Robert A, Banwell Brenda, Waldman Amy T: Elevated cerebrospinal fluid opening pressure in a pediatric demyelinating disease cohort. Pediatric Neurology 52(4): 446-9, Apr 2015.

Kim Ho Jin, Paul Friedemann, Lana-Peixoto Marco A, Tenembaum Silvia, Asgari Nasrin, Palace Jacqueline, Klawiter Eric C, Sato Douglas K, de Seze Jérôme, Wuerfel Jens, Banwell Brenda L, Villoslada Pablo, Saiz Albert, Fujihara Kazuo, Kim Su-Hyun: MRI characteristics of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder: An international update. Neurology 84(11): 1165-1173, Mar 2015.

Narula Sona, Hopkins Sarah E, Banwell Brenda: Treatment of Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis. Current treatment options in neurology 17(3): 336, Mar 2015.

Banwell Brenda, Giovannoni Gavin, Hawkes Chris, Lublin Fred: Editors' welcome. Multiple sclerosis and related disorders 4(2): 93-4, Mar 2015.

Narula Sona, Banwell Brenda: Treatment of multiple sclerosis in children and its challenges. Presse medicale (Paris, France : 1983) 44(4 Pt 2): e153-8, Mar 2015.

Bennett Jl, de Seze J, Lana-Peixoto M, Palace J, Waldman A, Schippling S, Tenembaum S, Banwell B, Greenberg B, Levy M, Fujihara K, Chan Kh, Kim Hj, Asgari N, Sato Dk, Saiz A, Wuerfel J, Zimmermann H, Green A, Villoslada P, Paul F: Neuromyelitis optica and multiple sclerosis: Seeing differences through optical coherence tomography. Multiple Sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England) 21(6): 678-688, Feb 2015.

Bennett J1, de Seze J2, Lana-Peixoto M3, Palace J4, Waldman A5, Schippling S6, Tenembaum S7, Banwell B5, Greenberg B8, Levy M9, Fujihara K10, Chan K11, Kim H12, Asgari N13, Sato D14, Saiz A15, Wuerfel J16, Zimmermann H17, Green A18, Villoslada P15, Paul F19; with the GJCF-ICC&BR.: Neuromyelitis optica and multiple sclerosis: Seeing differences through optical coherence tomography. Multiple Sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England) 21(6): 678-688, February 2015.

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