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Neurology / Pediatric

Soe Soe Mar, MD, MBBS, MRCP

Current Position
Associate Professor, Neurology and Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Neurology

Specialty Areas
Pediatric Neurology
Pediatric Headache
Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

Patients Seen At
St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place, Suites C and D, 2nd Floor
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, Campus Box 8111
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Pediatric demyelination and white matter disease including multiple sclerosis, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, other acute demyelination diseases such as leukodystrophy; also pediatric and adolescent headaches, general pediatric neurology and developmental delay.

Areas of Research Interest
Effect of chronic migraine in brain function in children

Board Certification
Pediatric Neurology -- Certified

Medical Education
Medical Degree: Institute of Medicine 1, Ragoon, Burma, 1987
Clinical Fellowship: Pediatric Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, 2003
Residency: Pediatrics, Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, 2005
Hospital Affiliations
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards

Best Teacher in Pediatric Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, 2007

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Chen C, Mar S, Brown S, Song S, Benzinger TL. Correlating MR Diffusion Parameters and Neuropathology between Two Rare Types of Post-infectious Encephalopathy. Pediatric Neurology, In press

Mar, S. and M. Noetzel, Axonal damage in leukodystrophies. Pediatr Neurol. 42(4): p. 239-42, 2010

Mar, S, Lenox J, Benzinger T, Brown S, Noetzel M. Long-term prognosis of pediatric patients with relapsing acute disseminated encephalomyelitis. J Child Neurol. 25(6): p. 681-8, 2010

Mar S, Noetzel, MJ. Gap junction protein 12: "Connexing" the pieces in the puzzle of myelination and leukodystrophy. Neurology 2008;70(10):744-745

Mar S, Dunkley C. Comparison of a dedicated children’s Seizure Clinic to mixed General Paediatric clinics. Child Care Health Dev 2005; 31(5):597-602

Mar S, Essex C. Type 2 tracheal agenesis without tracheoesophageal fistula. International Journal of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology 1997; 39:159-161

Invited Publications
Book Chapter

Mar S. Neurological Emergencies. Clinical manual of Emergency pediatrics. Crain and Gershel. 5th ed. Cambridge University Press, 2010

Perlman S, Mar S. leukodystrophies, Neurodegenerative diseases. Ahmed, S. Landace Bioscience, In Press. Published online at


Mar S, Noetzel MJ. Gap Junction Protein 12 - "Connexing” the Pieces in the Puzzle of Myelination and Leukodystrophy. Neurology 2008:70(10):744-5.

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