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Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Division of Neurology

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Functional MRI; stroke; epilepsy; language disorders

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Neurology, Epilepsy, Cerebrovascular, Neurology

My Locations

My Education

 PhD: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.

Internship: West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV.

Fellowship: Pediatric Neuropsychology, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

My Publications

Language predictors of autism spectrum disorder in young children with tuberous sclerosis complex. Schoenberger, A; Capal, JK; Ondracek, A; Horn, PS; Murray, D; Byars, AW; Pearson, DA; Williams, ME; Bebin, M; Northrup, H; et al. Epilepsy and Behavior. 2020; 103:106844-106844.

Scalp EEG spikes predict impending epilepsy in TSC infants: A longitudinal observational study. Wu, JY; Goyal, M; Peters, JM; Krueger, D; Sahin, M; Northrup, H; Au, KS; O’Kelley, S; Williams, M; Pearson, DA; et al. Epilepsia. 2019; 60:2428-2436.

Electrical stimulation mapping of language with stereo-EEG. Arya, R; Ervin, B; Dudley, J; Buroker, J; Rozhkov, L; Scholle, C; Horn, PS; Vannest, J; Byars, AW; Leach, JL; et al. Epilepsy and Behavior. 2019; 99:106395-106395.

A model for visual naming based on spatiotemporal dynamics of ECoG high-gamma modulation. Arya, R; Babajani-Feremi, A; Byars, AW; Vannest, J; Greiner, HM; Wheless, JW; Mangano, FT; Holland, KD. Epilepsy and Behavior. 2019; 99:106455-106455.

Changes in functional organization and functional connectivity during story listening in children with benign childhood epilepsy with centro-temporal spikes. Vannest, J; Maloney, TC; Tenney, JR; Szaflarski, JP; Morita, D; Byars, AW; Altaye, M; Holland, SK; Glauser, TA. Brain and Language. 2019; 193:10-17.

Impacting Development in Infants With Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Multidisciplinary Research Collaboration. Williams, ME; Pearson, DA; Capal, JK; Byars, AW; Murray, DS; Kissinger, R; O'Kelley, SE; Hanson, E; Bing, NM; Kent, B; et al. American Psychologist. 2019; 74:356-367.

Neuropsychological outcomes after resection of cortical sites with visual naming associated electrocorticographic high-gamma modulation. Arya, R; Roth, C; Leach, JL; Middeler, D; Wilson, JA; Vannest, J; Rozhkov, L; Greiner, HM; Buroker, J; Scholle, C; et al. Epilepsy Research. 2019; 151:17-23.

Development of information sharing in language neocortex in childhood-onset drug-resistant epilepsy. Arya, R; Ervin, B; Wilson, JA; Byars, AW; Rozhkov, L; Buroker, J; Horn, PS; Scholle, C; Fujiwara, H; Greiner, HM; et al. Epilepsia. 2019; 60:393-405.

Cortical morphology, epileptiform discharges, and neuropsychological performance in BECTS. Fujiwara, H; Tenney, J; Kadis, DS; Byars, A; Altaye, M; Spencer, C; Glauser, T; Vannest, J. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. 2018; 138:432-440.

Electrocorticographic high-gamma modulation with passive listening paradigm for pediatric extraoperative language mapping. Arya, R; Wilson, JA; Fujiwara, H; Vannest, J; Byars, AW; Rozhkov, L; Leach, JL; Greiner, HM; Buroker, J; Scholle, C; et al. Epilepsia. 2018; 59:792-801.