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The PGY-3 year includes 8 weeks of research time that will serve as a starting point for a project that is to be completed by graduation. The division chief, program directors, Director of Clinical Research, and program faculty are available to help guide residents in their selections of mentors and projects. Opportunities for clinical research within the Division of Child Neurology include projects in epilepsy, headache, inflammatory nervous symptom disease, metabolism, neuro-genetics, neuroimaging, neuromuscular disorders, childhood stroke, and basic science, as well as projects from other affiliated departments.
The Research Program includes a seminar series designed to teach fundamental approaches for basic and clinical research, and to provide a venue for the residents to present and discuss the findings of their projects. Residents are encouraged to prepare their projects for presentation at national meetings and for publication.
Learn more about the researchers in the Division of Child Neurology and our clinical studies.
The academic community in Pittsburgh provides a large and diverse faculty, graduate training programs, and resources to support you in your professional development. The Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology are highly ranked NIH-funded academic departments in the United States.
Laura Kirkpatrick, Amy Collins, Yoshimi Sogawa, Mehret Birru Talabi, Elizabeth Harrison, Traci M. Kazmerski. Sexual and reproductive healthcare for adolescent and young adult women with epilepsy: A qualitative study of pediatric neurologists and epileptologists. Epilepsy & Behavior. Volume 104, ISSN 1525-5050.
Laura Kirkpatrick, Yoshimi Sogawa, Catalina Cleves. Acute Dystonic Reactions in Children Treated for Headache with Prochlorperazine or Metoclopramide. Pediatric Neurology. 2020.
Seese RR, Le AA, Wang K, Cox CD, Lynch G, Gall CM.A TrkB agonist and ampakine rescue synaptic plasticity and multiple forms of memory in a mouse model of intellectual disability. Neurobiol Dis. 2020 Feb. PMID: 31494285.
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