Category Archives: Neurology

My journey from a patient to a scientist

I was living the life of luxury – chicken tenders were brought to me on call, buckets of toys were given to me daily and staying up until midnight was … Full Entry »

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Preparing to stay at the Texas Children’s Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

Every day many patients and families enter Texas Children’s Hospital from a variety of cultural backgrounds, geographical locations and unique healthcare experiences. To best meet the unique needs of a diverse patient population, … Full Entry »

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Infantile spasms: What parents need to know

“In some cases, silence is dangerous.” – Saint Ambrose This well-known saying no doubt has a powerful meaning and in the case of our son, the most dangerous silence was … Full Entry »

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Matthew’s story

When Matthew was 6 months old and we lived in New Jersey, I noticed he didn’t use his right side very much. He kept his right hand clenched in a fist, never … Full Entry »

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Microcephaly 101

What is microcephaly? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), microcephaly is a birth defect where a baby’s head is smaller than expected when compared to babies … Full Entry »

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