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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

McDonell Jennifer, Costello Kathleen, Laurson-Doube Joanna, Rijke Nick, Giovannoni Gavin, Banwell Brenda, Baneke Peer: World Health Organization Essential Medicines List: Multiple sclerosis disease-modifying therapies application. Multiple Sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England) 26(2): 153-158, Feb 2020.

Marrie Ruth Ann, O'Mahony Julia, Maxwell Colleen, Ling Vicki, Yeh E Ann, Arnold Douglas L, Bar-Or Amit, Banwell Brenda: Increased mental health care use by mothers of children with multiple sclerosis. Neurology Jan 2020 Notes: epub ahead of print.

Deiva Kumaran, Huppke Peter, Banwell Brenda, Chitnis Tanuja, Gärtner Jutta, Krupp Lauren, Waubant Emmanuelle, Stites Tracy, Pearce Gregory Lewis, Merschhemke Martin: Consistent control of disease activity with fingolimod versus IFN β-1a in paediatric-onset multiple sclerosis: further insights from PARADIG. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry 91(1): 58-66, Jan 2020.

Waldman Amy T, Lavery Amy M, Liu Geraldine W, Avery Robert A, Liu Grant T, Maguire Maureen G, Ying Gui-Shuang, Banwell Brenda L: High- and Low-Contrast Letter Acuity Perception Matures With Age in Normally Sighted Children. Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology : The Official Journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Dec 2019 Notes: epub ahead of print.

Datta R, Sollee JR, Lavery AM, Ficerai-Garland G, Karoscik K, Liu G, Banwell BL, Waldman AT. : Effects of Optic Neuritis, T2 Lesions, and Microstructural Diffusion Integrity in the Visual Pathway on Cortical Thickness in Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis. J Neuroimaging 29(6): 760-770, Nov 2019.

Wilbur Colin, Reginald Y Arun, Longoni Giulia, Grover Stephanie A, Wong Agnes M, Mabbott Donald J, Arnold Douglas L, Marrie Ruth Ann, Bar-Or Amit, Banwell Brenda, Costello Fiona, Yeh E Ann: Early neuroaxonal injury is seen in the acute phase of pediatric optic neuritis. Multiple sclerosis and related disorders 36: 101387, Nov 2019.

Marrie Ruth Ann, O'Mahony Julia, Maxwell Colleen, Ling Vicki, Till Christine, Barlow-Krelina Emily, Yeh E Ann, Arnold Douglas L, Bar-Or Amit, Banwell Brenda: Factors associated with health care utilization in pediatric multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders 38: 101511, Nov 2019.

Witzman Stephanie, Massey Shavonne L, Kessler Sudha, Gonzalez-Giraldo Ernesto, Fridinger Sara E, Worden Lila, Lewin Naomi, Dlugos Dennis, Melamed Susan, Fitzgerald Mark, Fung France W, Ferruzi Marissa, McNamee Nicole, LaFalce Denise, Donnelly Maureen, Haywood Amber, Allen-Napoli Linda, Banwell Brenda, Abend Nicholas S: Acceptability of Standardized EEG Reporting in an Electronic Health Record. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology : Official Publication of the American Electroencephalographic Society Oct 2019 Notes: epub ahead of print.

Shen Xin-Ming, Milone Margherita, Wang Hang-Long, Banwell Brenda, Selcen Duygu, Sine Steven M, Engel Andrew G: Slow-channel myasthenia due to novel mutation in M2 domain of AChR delta subunit. Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology 6(10): 2066-2078, Oct 2019.

Krupp L, Banwell B, Chitnis T, Deiva K, Gärtner J, Ghezzi A, Huppke P, Waubant E, Pearce GL, Stites T, K-Laflamme A, Karan R: Fingolimod Treatment Improved Quality of Life in Paediatric Patients With Multiple Sclerosis: PARADIGMS Study. Presented at the European Paediatric Neurology Society (EPNS) congress; Athens, Greece September 2019 Notes: Platform Presentation.

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