Shafali Jeste, MD, Child Neurology, Los Angeles, CA, Stewart & Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA

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Child Neurology Los Angeles, CA

UCLA Semel Institute

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Summary

  • Dr. Jeste is a behavioral child neurologist specializing in autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders. She is an Associate Professor in Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Neurology in the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and a lead investigator within UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART). Her research is focused on identifying neurophysiological biomarkers of risk and outcome in autism.

Education & Training

  • Children's Hosp BostonFellowship, Behavioral Neurology, 2007 - 2008
  • Childrens Hosp BostonChief Residency, 2006 - 2007
  • Boston Children's Hospital
    Boston Children's HospitalFellowship, Child Neurology, 2004 - 2007
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterResidency, Neurology, 2004 - 2006
  • Childrens Hosp BostonResidency, 2004 - 2006
  • Childrens Hosp BostonResidency, 2002 - 2004
  • Harvard Medical School
    Harvard Medical SchoolClass of 2002
  • Yale University
    Yale UniversityBA, Philosophy, Summa cum Laude, 2002

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2010 - 2022
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship American Academy of Neurology, 2009
  • Loan Repayment Award National Institutes of Health, 2007
  • Researcher-in-Training Award Child Neurology Foundation, 2007
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Recurrence Quantification Analysis of Resting State EEG Signals in Autism Spectrum Disorder – a Systematic Methodological Exploration of Technical and Demographic Conf...  
    Shafali Jeste, MD, BioMed Central
  • Spinal sensory neurons express multiple sodium channel alpha subunit mRNAs.  
    Black JA, Dib Hajj S, McNabola K, Jeste S, Rizzo MA, Kocsis JD, Waxman S, Brain Res Mol Brain Res, 43 (1-2): 117-131
  • Cognitive predictors of medication adherence among middle aged and older outpatient schizophrenics.  
    Jeste S, Patterson T, Palmer B, Dolder C, Goldman S, Jeste D, Schizophrenia Research, 63: 49-58
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Lectures

  • Early markers of autism in high-risk infants. 
    UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment annual symposium, Los Angeles, CA
  • Autism spectrum disorders: Current trends and future directions. 
    Los Angeles HELP group, Los Angeles, CA
  • Autism spectrum disorders: Clinical considerations and emerging research trends. 
    UCLA Child Psychiatry Department Grand Rounds, Los Angeles, CA
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Press Mentions

  • Early Neural Activity Associated with Autism
    Early Neural Activity Associated with AutismAugust 11, 2020 10:57
  • Infants’ Brain Waves May Foretell Autism Traits | Spectrum | Autism Research News
    Infants’ Brain Waves May Foretell Autism Traits | Spectrum | Autism Research NewsJuly 25, 2020 11:19
  • New Noninvasive Approach Maps Seizure-Generating Brain Areas | Spectrum | Autism Research News
    New Noninvasive Approach Maps Seizure-Generating Brain Areas | Spectrum | Autism Research NewsJune 11, 2020 09:43
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Grant Support

  • Neural Predictors Of Language Function After Intervention In Children With AutismNational Institute Of Mental Health2012
  • Neural Predictors Of Language Acquisition After Intensive Behavioral InterventionNational Institute Of Mental Health2011

Hospital Affiliations