Thornton B.A. Mason

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Professor of Clinical Neurology
Sleep Medicine Fellowship Director, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
Medical Director, 9 South Neurology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Division of Neurology
Colket Translational Research Bldg., 10th Floor
3501 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1719
B.A. (Biology)
University of Virginia , 1986.
MD (Medicine)
Medical College of Virginia, 1990.
PhD (Neurobiology)
Columbia University, 2000.
M.S.C.E. (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2006.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Pediatric sleep medicine;
pediatric neurology

Selected Publications

Mason TBA, De Vivo DC: Myopathies of systemic disease. Neuromuscular Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence, a Clinician’s Approach. Philadelphia: Butterworth Heinemann. Jones HR Jr., De Vivo DC, and Darras BT (eds.). Page: 765-782, 2003.

Mindell JA, Mason TBA: Sleep problems and disorders. Pediatrics. St. Louis; Harcourt. Osborn L, DeWitt T, and First L (eds.). Page: 1608-1613, 2005.

Ward T, Mason TBA. : Sleep disorders in children. Nursing Clinics of North America 37(4): 693-706, 2002.

Wolpowitz D, Mason TBA, Dietrich P, Mendelsohn M, Talmage D, Role LR. : Cysteine-rich domain isoforms of the Neuregulin-1 gene are required for maintenance of peripheral synapses. Neuron 25(1): 79-91, 2000.

Mason TBA, De Vivo DC: Floppy infant syndrome. Merritt's Textbook of Neurology, 10th edition. New York; Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Roland LP (eds.). Page: 473-475, 2000.

Mason T, Wolpowitz D, Role L. : CRD-NRG-1 in murine tongue synaptogenesis. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 25: 231, 1999.

Mason TBA, De Vivo DC: The hypotonic infant. Motor Disorders.Philadelphia; Lippincott-Raven Younger DS (eds.). Page: 103-109, 1999.

Wolpowitz D, Mason T, Role L: CRD-NRG in mouse peripheral nervous system development. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 24: 1785, 1998.

Mason TBA, Chiriboga CA, Feldstein NA, Kartha K, Khandji AG: A massive intracranial arachnoid cyst in a developmentally normal infant: case report and review of the literature. Pediatric Neurology 16(1): 59-62, 1997.

Mason TBA, Chiriboga CA, Cargan AL, Hauger SB, La Russa PL, Glick RS, Carmel PW, Khandji AG, De Vivo DC: Post-inflammatory hydrocephalus and intracranial mass lesion from Candida in an immunocompetent child. Journal of Child Neurology 11(4): 336-341, 1996.

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