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Neurology / Pediatric

Michael Wong, MD, PhD

Current Position
Associate Professor, Neurology, Pediatrics, and Neurobiology
Allen P. and Josephine B. Green Professor of Pediatric Neurology
Division of Pediatric Neurology
Director, Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic

Specialty Areas
Pediatric Neurology
Pediatric Epilepsy

Patients Seen At
St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place, Suite D, Floor 2
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   314-454-4225
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Mailing Address
Department of Neurology
Washington University School of Medicine
660 South Euclid Ave.
Campus Box: 8111
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Pediatric neurology, tuberous sclerosis, epilepsy in children

Board Certification
Pediatric Neurology -- Certified
Neurology -- Certified
Clinical Neurophysiology -- Certified

Medical Education
B.A.: Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, 1987
Medical Degree: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, 1995
Ph.D.: Neuroscience, University of Texas Southwestern Graduate School, Dallas, Texas, 1995
Residency: Pediatric Neurology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1999
Fellowship: Pediatric Epilepsy, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2001
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2006-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)
American Epilepsy Society, 2001-present
American Academy of Neurology, 1998-present
Society for Neuroscience, 1989-present

Editorial Responsibilities
Ad Hoc Reviewer
Clinical Neurophysiology

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Zhang B, McDaniel SS, Rensing NR, Wong M. Vigabatrin inhibits seizures and mTOR pathway activation in a mouse model of tuberous sclerosis complex. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e57445.

Coorg R, Weisenberg JL, Wong M. Clinical neurogenetics: recent advances in the genetics of epilepsy. Neurol Clin. 2013 Nov;31(4):891-913.

Wong M, Guo D. Dendritic spine pathology in epilepsy: cause or consequence? Neuroscience. 2013 Oct 22;251:141-50.

Wong M. A critical review of mTOR inhibitors and epilepsy: from basic science to clinical trials. Expert Rev Neurother. 2013 Jun;13(6):657-69.

Guo D, Zeng L, Brody DL, Wong M. Rapamycin attenuates the development of posttraumatic epilepsy in a mouse model of traumatic brain injury. PLoS One. 2013 May 14;8(5):e64078.

Wong M. Mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) pathways in neurological diseases. Biomed J. 2013 Mar-Apr;36(2):40-50.

Ciliberto MA, Weisenberg JL, Wong M. Clinical utility, safety, and tolerability of ezogabine (retigabine) in the treatment of epilepsy. Drug Healthc Patient Saf. 2012;4:81-6.

Rensing NR, Guo D, Wong M. Video-EEG monitoring methods for characterizing rodent models of tuberous sclerosis and epilepsy. Methods Mol Biol. 2012;821:373-91.

Wong M. mTOR as a potential treatment target for epilepsy. Future Neurol. 2012 Sep 1;7(5):537-545.

Ryther RC, Wong M. Mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) inhibition: potential for antiseizure, antiepileptogenic, and epileptostatic therapy. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2012 Aug;12(4):410-8.

Wong M, Crino PB. Tuberous sclerosis and epilepsy: role of astrocytes. Glia. 2012 Aug;60(8):1244-50.

Anyaegbu E, Goodman M, Ahn SY, Thangarajh M, Wong M, Shinawi M. Acute intermittent porphyria: a diagnostic challenge. J Child Neurol. 2012 Jul;27(7):917-21.

Park JM, Tuuli MG, Wong M, Carbone JF, Ismail M, Macones GA, Odibo AO. Cervical cerclage: one stitch or two? Am J Perinatol. 2012 Jun;29(6):477-81.

Zhang B, Wong M. Pentylenetetrazole-induced seizures cause acute, but not chronic, mTOR pathway activation in rat. Epilepsia. 2012 Mar;53(3):506-11.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Michael Wong.

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