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

Al-Maawali A, Yoon G, Feigenbaum A S, Halliday W C, Clarke J T R, Branson H M, Banwell B L, Chitayat D, Blaser Susan I: Validation of the finding of hypertrophy of the clava in infantile neuroaxonal dystrophy/PLA2G6 by biometric analysis. Neuroradiology Aug 2016.

Schiffmann Raphael, Banwell Brenda: Brain MRI and motor function in leukodystrophies. Neurology Jul 2016.

Banwell Brenda: Clinical trials for pediatric MS should be prioritized to test only one or two of the most promising agents - YES. Multiple Sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England) Jul 2016.

Narula S, Banwell B.: Pediatric Demyelination. Multiple Sclerosis and Other Demyelinating Diseases June 2016.

Banwell B, Giovannoni G, Hawkes C, Lublin F.: Editors' Welcome. Multiple Sclerosis Related Disorders May 2016.

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.

Krupp Lauren B, Pohl Daniela, Ghezzi Angelo, Boyko Alexey, Tenembaum Silvia, Chen Liang, Aycardi Ernesto, Banwell Brenda: Subcutaneous interferon β-1a in pediatric patients with multiple sclerosis: Regional differences in clinical features, disease management, and treatment outcomes in an international retrospective study. Journal of the Neurological Sciences 363: 33-8, Apr 2016.

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) 5: 620-7, April 2016.

Marrie Ruth Ann, Miller Aaron, Sormani Maria Pia, Thompson Alan, Waubant Emmanuelle, Trojano Maria, O'Connor Paul, Fiest Kirsten, Reider Nadia, Reingold Stephen, Cohen Jeffrey A: Recommendations for observational studies of comorbidity in multiple sclerosis. Neurology 86(15): 1446-53, Apr 2016.

Marrie Ruth Ann, Miller Aaron, Sormani Maria Pia, Thompson Alan, Waubant Emmanuelle, Trojano Maria, O'Connor Paul, Reingold Stephen, Cohen Jeffrey A: The challenge of comorbidity in clinical trials for multiple sclerosis. Neurology 86(15): 1437-45, Apr 2016.

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