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Danielle Helen Guez Barber, MD, PhD

Instructor A of Neurology
Attending Physician, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Instructor, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department: Neurology

Contact information
3501 Civic Center Blvd
Hub 11526A
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-253-8630
BS (Brain and Cognitive Sciences)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003.
PhD (Neuroscience)
Yale University, 2011.
Yale University School of Medicine, 2012.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in General Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2012-2015.
Resident in Neurology and Child Neurology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2015-2019.
Research Postdoctoral Fellow in Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2019-2022.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Perinatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE)

Description of Other Expertise


Description of Research Expertise

Sex differences in the brain immune response after perinatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy in humans and in rodent models

Selected Publications

Colleen de Bellefonds: "Oxygen Loss at Birth: What is HIE?" Rare Parenting January 2024.

Jaleel F, Rust A, Cheung S, Pearson T, Ueda K, Robichaux-Viehoever A, Leger K, Guez-Barber D, Shusterman M, Aravamuthan B: Caregiver descriptions of dystonia in cerebral palsy. Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology January 2024 Notes: Online ahead of print.

Guez-Barber D, Nicolayevsky SE, Johnson KJD, Yun S, Eisch AJ: Microglial depletion worsens lesion in female but not male C57BL/6J mice after P10 hypoxia-ischemia. bioRxiv October 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1101/2023.10.17.562542.

Lyons-Warren AM, Guez-Barber D, Thomas SP, Tantry EK, Mahat A, Aravamuthan B.: Sensory symptoms across the lifespan in people with cerebral palsy. medRxiv July 2023 Notes: doi.org/10.1101/2023.07.21.23292955.

Guez-Barber D*, Colón LM*, Raphael D, Wragan MA, Yun S, Eisch AJ. *equal contribution: Female and male microglia are not different in the dentate gyrus postnatal day 10 mice. Neuroscience Letters 803: 137171, April 2023.

Guez-Barber D, Eisch AJ, Cristancho AG: Developmental brain injury and social determinants of health: opportunities to combine preclinical models for mechanistic insights into recovery. Developmental Neuroscience April 2023.

Danielle Guez-Barber, Katie Lockwood: Disability Awareness: How to improve communication and care for patients with disabilities. Primary Care Perspectives Podcast from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia January 2023.

Guez-Barber D, Swami SK, Harrison JB, McGuire JL: Differentiating Bell’s Palsy from Lyme-Related Facial Palsy. Pediatrics 149(6): 52-59, June 2022.

Guez-Barber DH: Navigating the Therapy Maze. Hope for HIE website April 2022 Notes: Interview with Betsy Pilon, Executive Director of Hope for HIE, April 18, 2022.

Marco Meglio: Unraveling the Complexities of Cerebral Palsy and Building Hope for a Brighter Future. NeurologyLive March 2022 Notes: https://www.neurologylive.com/view/unraveling-complexities-cerebral-palsy-and-building-hope-brighter-future.

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Last updated: 01/24/2024
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