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Leon Epstein, MD, Child Neurology, Chicago, IL, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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Child Neurology Chicago, IL

Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

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  • Office

    225 E.Chicago Ave, Box 51
    Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Phone(312) 227-3550
    Fax(312) 227-9642
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Education & Training

  • Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management
    Northwestern University, Kellogg School of ManagementManagement Skills for Innovative University Leaders, 2008 - 2009
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    New York Presbyterian HospitalResidency, Neurology, 1976 - 1978
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson
    University of Arizona College of Medicine-TucsonResidency, Neurology, 1974 - 1976
  • St Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor
    St Joseph Mercy Ann ArborInternship, Transitional Year, 1973 - 1974
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Wayne State University School of MedicineClass of 1973
  • University of Michigan
    University of MichiganB.A.

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1998 - 2023
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 1980 - Present
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1978 - 2000
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 1975 - Present
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License Current
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2002-2014
  • Chicago Magazine: Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2014
  • Distinguished Alumnus Neurological Institute of New York, 2003
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • FEBSTAT  
    Epstein LG, Epilepsia
  • Pediatric Neuroenhancement: ethical, legal, social and neurodevelopmental implications  
    Graf WD, Nagel SK, Epstein LG, Miller G, Nass R, Larriviere D, Neurology, 1/1/2013
  • Matrix metalloproteinase levels in early HIV infection and relation to in vivo brain status  
    Li, S, Wu, Y, Keating, SM, Du, H, Sammet, CL, Zadikoff, C, Mahadevia,R, Epstein, LG, Ragin, AB, J. Neurovirol, 1/1/2013
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Press Mentions

  • Have a Kid with Migraines? Sugar Pills Work as Well as Drugs
    Have a Kid with Migraines? Sugar Pills Work as Well as DrugsNovember 8th, 2016
  • Could Roseola Virus Be Behind Epilepsy? Childhood Virus Infection Linked to Prolonged Seizures with Fever
    Could Roseola Virus Be Behind Epilepsy? Childhood Virus Infection Linked to Prolonged Seizures with FeverJune 14th, 2012
  • Epileptic Seizures Linked to Common Childhood Viral Infection
    Epileptic Seizures Linked to Common Childhood Viral InfectionJune 13th, 2012
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Grant Support

  • Neurocognitive Function, HIV Load And Surrogate MarkersNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke1999–2003
  • Neuroprotection--Inhibition Of Oxidative StressNational Institute Of Mental Health1999–2000
  • HIV-1 Induced B-B-B Damage In Human Neural XenograftsNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke1999
  • Neurocognitive Function, HIV Load And Surrogate MarkersNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke1998
  • Neuroprotection--Inhibition Of Oxidative StressNational Institute Of Mental Health1997–1998
  • HIV-1 Induced B-B-B Damage In Human Neural XenograftsNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke1996–1998
  • HIV Infection Of Human Fetal Neural XenograftsNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases1991–1993
  • HIV-1 Encephalopathy--Viral Factors In PathogenesisNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke1992
  • HIV Infection Of Neural XenograftNational Eye Institute1991
  • HIV-1 Encephalopathy: Viral Factors In PathogenesisNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke1990–1991
  • HIV Antigen In Cerebrospinal FluidNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke1987–1989
  • The Role Of HTLV-III In AIDS EncephalopathyNational Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases1986–1988

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