Brenda Louise Banwell, MD

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

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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
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.
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Selected Publications

Wattjes MP, Ciccarelli O, Reich DS, Banwell B, de Stefano N, Enzinger C, Fazekas F, Filippi M, Frederiksen J, Gasperini C, Hacohen Y, Kappos L, Li DKB, Mankad K, Montalban X, Newsome SD, Oh J, Palace J, Rocca MA, Sastre-Garriga J, Tintoré M, Traboulsee A, Vrenken H, Yousry T, Barkhof F, Rovira À; Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis study group; Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centres; North American Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis Cooperative MRI guidelines working group: 2021 MAGNIMS-CMSC-NAIMS consensus recommendations on the use of MRI in patients with multiple sclerosis Lancet Neurol 20(8): 653-670, Aug 2021.

Laurson-Doube J, Rijke N, Helme A, Baneke P, Banwell B, Viswanathan S, Hemmer B, Yamout B.: Ethical use of off-label disease-modifying therapies for multiple sclerosis Mult Scler 27(9): 1403-1410, Aug 2021.

Fabri TL, Datta R, O'Mahony J, Barlow-Krelina E, De Somma E, Longoni G, Gur RE, Gur RC, Bacchus M, Ann Yeh E, Banwell BL, Till C.: Memory, processing of emotional stimuli, and volume of limbic structures in pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis Neuroimage Clin Jul 2021 Notes: epub ahead of print.

Heidari E, Rasoulinezhad M, Pak N, Reza Ashrafi M, Heidari M, Banwell B, Garshasbi M, Reza Tavasoli A.: Defective complex III mitochondrial respiratory chain due to a novel variant in CYC1 gene masquerades acute demyelinating syndrome or Leber hereditary optic neuropathy. Mitochondrion 60(1): 12-20, Jul 2021.

Fitzgerald MP, Kaufman MC, Massey SL, Fridinger S, Prelack M, Ellis C, Ortiz-Gonzalez X, Fried LE, DiGiovine MP; CHOP Pediatric Epilepsy Program Collaborative, Melamed S, Malcolm M, Banwell B, Stephenson D, Witzman SM, Gonzalez A, Dlugos D, Kessler SK, Goldberg EM, Abend NS, Helbig I.: Assessing seizure burden in pediatric epilepsy using an electronic medical record-based tool through a common data element approach Epilepsia 62(7): 1617-1628, Jul 2021.

Ritobrato Datta, Micky K Bacchus, Dushyant Kumar, Mark A Elliott, Aditya Rao, Sudipto Dolui, Ravinder Reddy, Brenda L Banwell, Manojkumar Saranathan : Fast automatic segmentation of thalamic nuclei from MP2RAGE acquisition at 7 Tesla Magn Reson Med 85((5)): 2781-2790, May 2021.

Chitnis T, Banwell B, Krupp L, Arnold DL, Bar-Or A, Brück W, Giovannoni G, Greenberg B, Ghezzi A, Waubant E, Rostasy K, Deiva K, Huppke P, Wolinsky JS, Zhang Y, Azmon A, K-Laflamme A, Karan R, Gartner: Temporal profile of lymphocyte counts and relationship with infections with fingolimod therapy in paediatric patients with multiple sclerosis: Results from the PARADIGMS study. Mult Scler 27(6): 922-932, May 2021.

Barlow-Krelina E, Fabri TL, O'Mahony J, Gur RC, Gur RE, De Somma E, Bolongaita L, Dunn CL, Bacchus M, Yeh EA, Marrie RA, Bar-Or A, Banwell BL, Till C.: Examining cognitive speed and accuracy dysfunction in youth and young adults with pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis using a computerized neurocognitive battery Neuropsychology 35(4): 388-398, May 2021.

Hochstrasser C, Rieder S, Jufer-Riedi U, Klein MN, Feinstein A, Banwell BL, Steiner M, Cao LM, Lidzba K, Bigi S.: Computerized Symbol Digit Modalities Test in a Swiss Pediatric Cohort Part 1: Validation. Front Psychol 22(12): 631536, Apr 2021 Notes: eCollection 2021.

Levin SN, Venkatesh S, Nelson KE, Li Y, Aguerre I, Zhu W, Masown K, Rimmer KT, Diaconu CI, Onomichi KB, Leavitt VM, Levine LL, Strauss-Farber R, Vargas WS, Banwell B, Bar-Or A, Berger JR, Goodman AD, Longbrake EE, Oh J, Weinstock-Guttman B, Thakur KT, Edwards KR, Riley CS, Xia Z, De Jager PL; Multiple Sclerosis Resilience to COVID-19 (MSReCOV) Collaborative.: Manifestations and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in neuroinflammatory diseases Ann Clin Transl Neurol 8(4): 918-928, Apr 2021.

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