Items Tagged ‘pediatric neurology’

Parents Creating Peace

May 13, 2019

Parents Creating Peace

By uclahealth uclahealth

“We’re parents who came together to support each other and to look at how the next generation can benefit from the hospital,” says Monique Rosenthal, a member of the Parent Association Council at UCLA Health. “My daughter is a patient under the care of Neurology and Immunology for a rare autoimmune disorder. We come once […]

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Tags: featured, infusion center, Parent Association Counci, patient story, Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, pediatric neurology, rare autoimmune disorder, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital


For children with autism, sleep is the essential ingredient in any treatment plan

November 17, 2017

For children with autism, sleep is the essential ingredient in any treatment plan

By Leigh Hopper leighhopper

When Dr. Shafali Jeste first started seeing children through UCLA’s Developmental Neurogenetics Clinic, she expected most visits to focus on the medical management of epilepsy, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, or behavioral challenges. Jeste, a behavioral child neurologist, specializes in children with rare genetic variants and syndromes associated with autism spectrum disorder. Almost half of her patients […]

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Tags: autism, insomnia, neurology, pediatric neurology


2017 UCLA Cannabis Research Symposium

April 20, 2017

2017 UCLA Cannabis Research Symposium

By uclahealth uclahealth

The UCLA Brain Research Institute, Semel Institute, and UCLA Cannabinoid Affinity Group are proud to present: Inaugural 2017 UCLA Cannabis Research Symposium Thu, April 20, 2017 8:00 am – 4:00 pm PDT Join us for a historic series of talks from visiting speakers and UCLA faculty about the science of cannabis, cannabinoids, and the endocannnabinoid […]

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Tags: Cannabidiol, cannabis, Cannabis Research, Chronic Pain, Dr. Christopher Evans, Dr. Donald Tashkin, Dr. Igor Spigelman, Dr. Michael Roth, Dr. Ravi Aysola, Dr. Shaun Hussain, Dr. Thomas Strouse, Dr. Timothy Fong


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March 30, 2017

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By anselsdaybreak anselsdaybreak

I can’t believe it has been ten years, but what I wrote to friends and family about our very first visit with our son’s neurologist, Dr. Jason Lerner, back in 2007 is still true: “He left us with the impression that excellent medical care and a friendly, compassionate bedside manner don’t have to be strangers.” […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Jason Lerner, epilepsy, epilepsy treatment, IEP, infantile spasms, neurology, patient stories, pediatric neurology, seizures, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, UCLA Neurology


March 30, 2016

Dr. Hussain

By portersparks portersparks

Dr. Hussain is my daughter’s pediatric neurologist. He diagnosed her at 8 months old with Pachygyria and Infantile Spasms when we were previously told she was fine. Today my daughter is 19 months old and spasm free. I want to give credit to Dr. Hussain for making himself available and taking all of our concerns […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Shaun Hussain, infantile spasms, pachygyria, patient stories, pediatric neurology