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Fetal and Neonatal Neurologist, Division of Neurology

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



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My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Genetic and hormonal determinants of brain function; aging of the nervous system in developmental disorders

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

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My Education

MD: University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tenn. 1976.

Residency: Pediatric Neurology, Boston City Hospital, Boston, Mass., 1980-1983.

Fellowship: National Institute on Aging, 1983-1989.

Certification: Pediatrics, 1985; Neurology and Psychiatry.

My Publications

Clinical, Neuroimaging, and Electrographic Predictors of Phenobarbital Failure in Newborns With Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy and Seizures. Dwivedi, D; Lin, N; Venkatesan, C; Kline-Fath, B; Holland, K; Schapiro, M. Journal of Child Neurology. 2019; 34:458-463.

CNTNAP1-Related Congenital Hypomyelinating Neuropathy. Lesmana, H; Lee, MV; Hosseini, SA; Burrow, TA; Hallinan, B; Bove, K; Schapiro, M; Hopkin, RJ. Pediatric Neurology. 2019; 93:43-49.

Outcome of Isolated Absent Septum Pellucidum Diagnosed by Fetal Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scan. Vawter-Lee, MM; Wasserman, H; Thomas, CW; Nichols, B; Nagaraj, UD; Schapiro, M; Venkatesan, C. Journal of Child Neurology. 2018; 33:693-699.

Conventional MRI scan and DTI imaging show more severe brain injury in neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy and seizures. Kline-Fath, BM; Horn, PS; Yuan, W; Merhar, S; Venkatesan, C; Thomas, CW; Schapiro, MB. Early Human Development. 2018; 122:8-14.

Prenatal and postnatal evaluation of polymicrogyria with band heterotopia. Nagaraj, UD; Hopkin, R; Schapiro, M; Kline-Fath, B. Radiology Case Reports. 2017; 12:602-605.

Levetiracetam for the Treatment of Seizures in Neonatal Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy. Venkatesan, C; Young, S; Schapiro, M; Thomas, C. Journal of Child Neurology. 2017; 32:210-214.