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Pediatric Neurologist

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English, Arabic, French

  • Medical School: 
    Lebanese University School of Medicine

    Residency: 
    Beirut Governmental University Hospital, Sacré Coeur Hospital, Albert Haykal Hospital, Lebanese American University Medical Center Rizk Hospital, Al Zahraa University Hospital, Our Lady of Lebanon Hospital

    Fellowship: 
    Pediatric Neurology, Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University Health Center

  • American Academy of Neurology, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, European Pediatric Neurology Society (EPNS)
  • Research

    • July 2019 – till now: Montreal Children’s Hospital; McGill University - Canada. Research monitor, Maryam Oskoui, MD. Project entitled: “Autonomic Dysfunction Neuromuscular Diseases”. In affiliation with “McGill University Health Center Research Institute”.
    • July 2019 – till now: Montreal Children’s Hospital; McGill University - Canada. Research monitor, Maryam Oskoui, MD. Project entitled: “MRI in CP patients”. In affiliation with “McGill University Health Center Research Institute”.
    • Nov 2018 – till now: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Raymond Poincaré – Garches – Paris. 5 Research monitor, Susana Quijano-Roy, MD, PhD. Project entitled: “ Compound Muscle Action Potential variations in Spinal Muscular Atrophy Patients Treated with Nusinersen Intra-Thecal Injections”. In affiliation with “Université de Paris Diderot - Paris VII”.
    • Oct 2017 – till Nov 2018: Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Bruxelles, Belgique. Research monitor, Marie Cécile Nassogne, MD, PhD. Project entitled: “ Trauma Crâniens Sévères en Pédiatrie”. In affiliation with “Université Catholique de Bruxelles”.
    • Oct 2017 - till Nov 2018: Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Bruxelles, Belgique. Research monitor, Marie Cécile Nassogne, MD, PhD. Project entitled: “Chute de Grande Hauteur en Pédiatrie”. In affiliation with “Université Catholique de Bruxelles”.
    • Jan 2017 – Jun 2017: Sub-investigator of phase 3 clinical study; “VICTOR (AK0529-1003) A randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, 2-part study of orally administered AK0529 to evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and antiviral effect of single and multiple dosing in hospitalized infants with Respiratory Syncytial Virus infection” under the surveillance of Increaserch and ARK Biosciences; at Beirut Governmental University Hospital.
    • June 2017: attended the international investigators’ meeting of VICTOR study in Shanghai.
    • Jan 2017 – Jun 2017: Sub-investigator of a phase 3 clinical studies “A0081042” a double blind, Placebo controlled, parallel group, multicenter study of the efficacy and safety of Pregabalin as adjunctive therapy in children 1 month through <4 years of age with partial onset seizures, in collaboration with Pfizer at Beirut Governmental University Hospital. 
    • Jan 2017 – Jun 2017: Sub-investigator of a phase 3 clinical studies “A0081106” a double blind, Placebo controlled, parallel group, multicenter study of the efficacy and safety of Pregabalin as adjunctive therapy in children over 4 years of age with partial onset seizures, in collaboration with Pfizer at Beirut Governmental University Hospital.
    • July 2011- June2016 : Lebanese university, School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon Research monitor, Adib Moukarzel, MD, PhD. Project entitled: “Ghrelin, gastrin, and endorphine serum levels, in infants with infantile colic and in healthy infants”. 6 In affiliation with “Saint Joseph University”, Beirut, “Hotel Dieu De France Hospital”.
    • Oct 2014- till present: Balamand university, School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon Research monitor, Ghassan Hmaimess, MD, PhD. Project entitled: “High duty cycle VNS in catastrophic epilepsy patients”. In affiliation with “Saint Georges University Hospital” Ashrafieh, Lebanon. -
    • Oct 2014- till present: Balamand university, School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon Research monitor, Ghassan Hmaimess, MD, PhD. Project entitled:”VNS experience in Lebanon”. In affiliation with “Saint Georges University Hospital” Ashrafieh, Lebanon.

    Publications

    • Position Statement article on Pediatric ENMG with Susana Quijano-Roy, MD, PHD and Peter Kang, MD.
    • Neonatal Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathies, Seminars in Pediatric Neurology (2019).
    • Neonatal Genetic Epilepsies: electroclinical presentation and basic mechanisms. Chapter in Developmental Epilepsy: From Clinical Medicine to Neurobiological Mechanisms: World Scientific; 2019. Stafstrom CE, Velíšek L.
    • Atypical imagery in X-linked Adrenoleukodystrophy, Neuroimage d’Acta Neurologica Belgica; in press. With Marie-Cécile Nassogne, MD, PhD.
    • Falls from Heights during Childhood: Retrospective Study of a Belgian Cohort. Submitted to Brain Injury.
  • Poetry

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