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

Lucas Robyn M, Banwell Brenda: Do prenatal sex hormones modulate MS risk? Neurology 85(14): 1193-4, Oct 2015.

Akbar Nadine, Till Christine, Sled John G, Binns Malcolm A, Doesburg Sam M, Aubert-Broche Berengere, Collins Donald Louis, Araujo David, Narayanan Sridar, Arnold Douglas L, Lysenko Magdalena, Banwell Brenda: Altered resting-state functional connectivity in cognitively preserved pediatric-onset MS patients and relationship to structural damage and cognitive performance. Multiple Sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England) Sep 2015.

Nosadini, M, A. Gulay, C. Riney, L. Benson, S. Mohammad, S. Ramanathan, M. Nolan, R. Appleton, R. Leventer, K. Deiva, F. Brilot, M. Gorman, A. Waldman, B. Banwell, R. Dale: "Rituximab Monitoring and Re-dosing in Paediatric Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder" Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation September 2015.

Banwell Brenda, Giovannoni Gavin, Hawkes Chris, Lublin Fred: Editors' Welcome. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders 4(5): A1-2, Sep 2015.

Grover Stephanie A, Aubert-Broche Berengere, Fetco Dumitru, Collins D Louis, Arnold Douglas L, Finlayson Marcia, Banwell Brenda L, Motl Robert W, Yeh E Ann: Lower physical activity is associated with higher disease burden in pediatric Multiple Sclerosis, American Academy of Neurology, Washington, DC. Neurology Aug 2015.

Melamed Esther, Levy Michael, Waters Patrick J, Sato Douglas Kazutoshi, Bennett Jeffrey L, John Gareth R, Hooper Douglas C, Saiz Albert, Bar-Or Amit, Kim Ho Jin, Pandit Lakha, Leite Maria Isabel, Asgari Nasrin, Kissani Najib, Hintzen Rogier, Marignier Romain, Jarius Sven, Marcelletti John, Smith Terry J, Yeaman Michael R, Han May H, Aktas Orhan, Apiwattanakul Metha, Banwell Brenda, Bichuetti Denis, Broadley Simon, Cabre Philippe, Chitnis Tanuja, De Seze Jerome, Fujihara Kazuo, Greenberg Benjamin, Hellwig Kerstin, Iorio Raffaele, Jarius Sven, Klawiter Eric, Kleiter Ingo, Lana-Peixoto Marco, Nakashima , O'Connor Kevin, Palace Jacqueline, Paul Friedman, Prayoonwiwat Naraporn, Ruprecht Klemens, Stuve Olaf, Tedder Thomas, Tenembaum Silvia, Garrahan Juan P, Aires Buenos, van Herle Katja, van Pelt Danielle, Villoslada Pablo, Waubant Emmanuelle, Weinshenker Brian, Wingerchuk Dean, Würfel Jens, Zamvil Scott: Update on biomarkers in neuromyelitis optica. Neurology® neuroimmunology & neuroinflammation 2(4): e134, Aug 2015.

Rocca M A, Sonkin M, Copetti M, Pagani E, Arnold D L, Narayanan S, Sled J G, Banwell B, Filippi M: Diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging in very early onset pediatric multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England) Jul 2015.

Wingerchuk Dean M, Banwell Brenda, Bennett Jeffrey L, Cabre Philippe, Carroll William, Chitnis Tanuja, de Seze Jérôme, Fujihara Kazuo, Greenberg Benjamin, Jacob Anu, Jarius Sven, Lana-Peixoto Marco, Levy Michael, Simon Jack H, Tenembaum Silvia, Traboulsee Anthony L, Waters Patrick, Wellik Kay E, Weinshenker Brian G: International consensus diagnostic criteria for neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders. Neurology 85(2): 177-89, Jul 2015.

Makhani Naila, Banwell Brenda, Tellier Raymond, Yea Carmen, McGovern Suzanne, O'Mahony Julia, Ahorro Jean M, Arnold Douglas, Sadovnick A Dessa, Marrie Ruth A, Bar-Or Amit: Viral exposures and MS outcome in a prospective cohort of children with acquired demyelination, European Committee For Treatment And Research In Multiple Sclerosis Meeting, Barcelona, Spain. Multiple Sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England) Jul 2015.

Weier Katrin, Till Christine, Fonov Vladimir, Yeh E Ann, Arnold Douglas L, Banwell Brenda, Collins D Louis: Contribution of the cerebellum to cognitive performance in children and adolescents with Multiple Sclerosis, European Committee For Treatment And Research In Multiple Sclerosis Meeting, Barcelona, Spain. Multiple Sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England) Jul 2015.

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