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Katherine Susan Taub, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology
Department: Neurology

Contact information
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1719
Fax: 215-590-1771
BS (Biology major and Theology minor)
Georgetown University, 2000.
Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2005.
Post-Graduate Training
Pediatric Residency, University of California, Irvine, 2005-2007.
Child Neurology Residency, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2007-2010.
Epilepsy and Neurophysiology Fellowship, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2010-2011.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, 2010.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Board Certification in Epilepsy, 2013.
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Description of Research Expertise

PI for the EXIST 3 Trial for Everolimus and Focal Epilepsy in Tuberous Sclerosis

PI for PREvENT Trial: Preventing Epilepsy using Vigabatrin in Infants with TSC

Description of Clinical Expertise

Tuberous Sclerosis and Epilepsy

Selected Publications

Bebin EM, Peters JM, Porter BE, Taub KS et al.: Early Treatment with Vigabatrin Does Not Decrease Focal Seizures or Improve Cognition in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: The PREvENT Trial. Ann. Neurol. August 2023.

Taub, KS: Fox 29 News Interview on Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood Fox 29 News January 2017.

Taub KS, Abend NS: Seizure Disorders. Comprehensive Critical Care Pediatrics 2nd edition. Society of Critical Care Medicine, Page: 329-346, 2015.

Katherine S. Taub: Risk of seizure recurrence after achieving initial seizure freedom on the ketogenic diet. Epilepsia April 2014 Notes: doi: 10.1111/epi.12583.

Tara Wenger, Jeffrey Gerdes, Katherine Taub, Daniel Swarr, Matthew Deardorff, and Nicholas Abend: Telemedicine for genetic and neurologic evaluation in the neonatal intensive care unit. J. Perinatol. 34(3): 234-40, March 2014.

Taub KS and Abend NS: Seizure Disorders. Comprehensive Critical Care: Pediatric. Society of Critical Care Medicine, Page: 447-468, August 2012.

Taub KS and Abend NS: Seizures. Clinical Handbook of Pediatrics 5th Edition. LWW, Page: 711-725, April 2012.

Katherine S. Taub: Neurocutaneous Disorders. Netter's Pediatrics. Elsevier Saunders (eds.). Page: 479-484, 2011.

Katherine S. Taub and Nicholas Abend: Book review of Atlas of EEG in Critical Care by Lawrence J. Hirsch and Richard P. Brenner. Epilepsy and Behavior. Elsevier, 20: 141, 2010.

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