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- DescriptionAccompanied by a video which illustrates specific disease enities, this book focuses on all movement disorders, common and rare, found in children. Neurbiology, classification, diagnostic evaluation and treatment are all discussed.
- Author BiographyHarvey S. Singer, M.D. is currently the Haller Professor of Pediatric Neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He graduated from Western Reserve University School of Medicine, did his pediatric training in Chicago and Cleveland, and his pediatric neurology residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, after which he remained on the faculty. Clinical research interests include movement disorders, especially Tourette syndrome, proposed autoimmune disorders, and stereotypic movements. His translational research-oriented laboratory focuses on autoimmune mechanisms in autism, PANDAS, the neurobiology of tics, and the pathophysiology of stereotypic movements in animal models. He has been the recipient of many federal and private grants. Dr. Singer has authored numerous original articles, chapters, and two books. He is the first recipient (2013) of the Child Neurology Society's Blue Bird Clinic Training Program Directors award. Donald Gilbert, MD, earned his Bachelor of Arts at Princeton University, where he majored in philosophy. He subsequently earned his MD at the University of Michigan and spent a year at the National Institutes of Health as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Scholar. Dr. Gilbert did his pediatrics and neurology training at John Hopkins in Baltimore and is board certified in neurology with special competence in child neurology. Dr. Gilbert has an MS in clinical research design and statistical analysis from the University of Michigan. At Cincinnati Children's, Dr. Gilbert directs the Movement Disorders and Tourette's Syndrome Clinics, which specialize in evaluation and pharmacologic treatment of tics, chorea, tremor, dystonia, stereotypies, ataxia, and other movement disorders http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/service/m/movement/default/. Dr. Gilbert directs or participates in a number of single and multi-center studies into causes and treatments of Tourette's syndrome. Dr. Gilbert also does research into cortical inhibition and neuroplasticity mechanisms in childhood at the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Laboratory http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/research/divisions/n/neurology/labs/gilbert-wu/research/ at Cincinnati Children's.
- Author(s)Donald L. Gilbert,Dr. Harvey S. Singer,Jonathan Mink,Leon S. Dure,Professor Joseph Jankovic
- PublisherElsevier Health Sciences
- Date of Publication01/03/2007
- FormatMixed media product
- GenreClinical Medicine: Professional
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintW B Saunders Co Ltd
- Content NoteIllustrated
- Weight771 g
- Width187 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Contained items statementContains Hardback and VHS video
- Edition StatementExpert Consult ed
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