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Neurology / Pediatric

Jean Holowach Thurston, MD

Current Position
Professor Emerita of Pediatrics and Neurology

Specialty Areas
Pediatric Neurology
Neurology - General

Patients Seen At
St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place, Suite D, Floor 2
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   314-454-2523
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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

Board Certification
Pediatrics -- Certified

This physician is not able to accept new patients at this time.

Medical Education
B.A.: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 1938
Medical Degree: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 1941
Rotating Internship: University of Alberta Hospital, Alberta, Canada, 1941
Senior Internship: Pediatrics, Holy Cross Hospital, Calgary, 1942
Fellowship: Pediatric Metabolism, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1946
Fellowship: Neurochemistry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1965
Hospital Affiliations
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Formon-Peterson Founders Award, by Midwest Society for Pediatric Research, 1990
Neurological Disorders Program, Project Review B Committee, 1974-1987
Consultant, Technical Merit Review Committee Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, NINCDS, 1975, 1982
Member, Committee of the Pediatric Division of the Southwest Cancer Chemotherapy Group Study Group, 1960-1962

Editorial Responsibilities
Editorial Board
Metabolic Brain Disease


Thurston JH, Hauhart RE. Comparative effects of valproic acid and the new experimental anticonvulsant drug a-ethyl-a-methyl-thiobutyrolactone on selected metabolite levels in the plasma, livers and brains of mice. Epilepsia 1996; 37(1):2-5

Thurston JH, Hauhart RE. Development and neurologic status of children after heart surgery. N Eng J Med 1995; 333:391

Thurston JH, Hauhart RE. Vitamins to prevent neural-tube defects. N Eng J Med 1993; 328:1641-42

Thurston JH, Sherman WR, Hauhart RE, Kloepper RF. Myoinositol: A newly indentified non-nitrogenous osmoregulatory molecule in mammalian brain. Pediatr Res 1989; 26:482-85

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