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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

Dunn, C, Hanwell, H, Ebrahimi, N, Banwell B, Bar-Or, A, Marrie, RA, Yeh EH, Yea C, O'Mahony, J: The Relationship Between Skin Pigmentation, HLA, Vitamin D Status and Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis. Presented at the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany Oct 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Datta, R, Sollee, J, Lavery, A, Dolui, S, Karoscik, K, Liu, G, Banwell, BL, Waldman, AT: Alterations along the posterior visual pathway in pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis. Presented at the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany Oct 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Brenton JN, Banwell B, Bergqvist AGC, Lehner-Gulotta D,Leytham E, Goldman MD: Application of a modified ketogenic diet in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis subjects: a pilot study. Presented at the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany Oct 2018.

Fabri TL, Datta R, O'Mahony J,Gur RE, Gur RC, Bar-Or A, Yeh EA, Arnold, DL, Marrie, RA, Banwell BL, Till, C: Memory and Identification of Emotional Expression in Pediatric-Onset MS Presented at the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany Oct 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Datta, R, Till, C, DeSomma, E, Barlow-Krelina, E, Akbar, N, Narayanan, S, Arnold, D, Yeh, EA, Banwell, BL: DTI alterations in the thalamic connectivity-based regions in pediatric-onset Multiple Sclerosis. Presented at the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany Oct 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Hopkins S, Khambhampati A, Vossough A, Banwell, B: Acute Flaccid Myelitis at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: Baseline Occurence and Recent Clusters. Presented at the Child Neurology Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois Oct 2018.

Fabri, TL, Datta, R, O'Mahony, J, Bar-Or, A, Yeh, EA, Arnold, DL, Marrie, RA, Banwell, BL, Till C: Memory and Identification of Emotional Expression in Pediatric-Onset MS. Presented at The International Multiple Sclerosis Cognition Society (IMSCOGS) Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany Oct 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Chitnis T, Arnold DL, Banwell B, Brück W, Ghezzi A, Giovannoni G, Greenberg B, Krupp L, Rostásy K, Tardieu M, Waubant E, Wolinsky JS, Bar-Or A, Stites T, Chen Y, Putzki N, Merschhemke M, Gärtner J; PARADIG MS Study Group.: Trial of Fingolimod versus Interferon Beta-1a in Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis. New England Journal of Medicine 379(11): 1017-1027, September 2018.

Gofshteyn JS, Shaw PA, Teachey DT, Grupp S, Maude S, Banwell B, Chen F, Lacey SF, Melenhorst JJ, Edmonson MJ, Panzer J, Barrett DM, McGuire J: Neurotoxicity after CTL019 in a Pediatric and Young Adult Cohort. Annals of Neurology Sept 2018 Notes: epub ahead of print.

O'Mahony J, Marrie RA, Laporte A, Bar-Or A, Yeh EA, Brown A, Dilenge ME, Banwell B; Canadian Pediatric Demyelinating Disease Network: Pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis is associated with reduced parental health-related quality of life and family functioning. Multiple Sclerosis August 2018 Notes: epub ahead of print.

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