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Neurology / Pediatric

Jeffrey J. Neil, MD, PhD

Current Position
Allen & Josephine B Green Prof of Neurology
Professor, Neurology
Division of Pediatric Neurology
Associate Professor, Anatomy and Neurobiology

Specialty Areas
Pediatric Neurology
Neonatal Neurology
Cerebral Injury

Patients Seen At
St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place, 2nd Floor, Suite D
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   314-454-2523
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Neurology
660 South Euclid Ave., Campus Box 8111
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
pediatric neurology, cerebral injury in newborns, neonatal neurology.

Board Certification
Pediatrics -- Certified
Pediatric Neurology -- Certified

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

Medical Education
B.S.: Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1977
Ph.D.: Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1984
Medical Degree: Washington University, St. Lous, Missouri, 1984
Residency: General Pediatric, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, 1986
Fellowship: Pediatric Neurology, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, 1990
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Shriners Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2007-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)

Editorial Responsibilities

Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
Concepts in Magnetic Resonance
Annals of Neurology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Journal of Magnetic Resonance
Clinical Chemistry

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Estep ME, Smyser CD, Anderson PJ, Ortinau CM, Wallendorf M, Katzman CS, Doyle LW, Thompson DK, Neil JJ, Inder TE, Shimony JS. Diffusion tractography and neuromotor outcome in very preterm children with white matter abnormalities. Pediatr Res. 2014 Apr 8.

Crapnell T, Rogers C, Neil J, Inder T, Woodward L, Pineda R. Factors associated with feeding difficulties in the very preterm infant. Acta Paediatr. 2013 Aug 17.

Smyser CD, Snyder AZ, Shimony JS, Blazey TM, Inder TE, Neil JJ. Effects of white matter injury on resting state fMRI measures in prematurely born infants. PLoS One. 2013 Jul 9;8(7):e68098.

Pineda RG, Castellano A, Rogers C, Neil JJ, Inder T. Factors associated with developmental concern and intent to access therapy following discharge from the NICU. Pediatr Phys Ther. 2013 Spring;25(1):62-9.

Pineda RG, Tjoeng TH, Vavasseur C, Kidokoro H, Neil JJ, Inder T. Patterns of altered neurobehavior in preterm infants within the neonatal intensive care unit. J Pediatr. 2013 Mar;162(3):470-476.e1.

Mitchell TJ, Neil JJ, Zempel JM, Thio LL, Inder TE, Bretthorst GL. Automating the analysis of EEG recordings from prematurely-born infants: a Bayesian approach. Clin Neurophysiol. 2013 Mar;124(3):452-61.

Spees WM, Song SK, Garbow JR, Neil JJ, Ackerman JJ. Use of ethylene glycol to evaluate gradient performance in gradient-intensive diffusion MR sequences. Magn Reson Med. 2012 Jul;68(1):319-24.

Rogers CE, Anderson PJ, Thompson DK, Kidokoro H, Wallendorf M, Treyvaud K, Roberts G, Doyle LW, Neil JJ, Inder TE. Regional cerebral development at term relates to school-age social-emotional development in very preterm children. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2012 Feb;51(2):181-91.

Tao JD, Barnette AR, Griffith JL, Neil JJ, Inder TE. Histopathologic correlation with diffusion tensor imaging after chronic hypoxia in the immature ferret. Pediatr Res. 2012 Feb;71(2):192-8.

Griffith JL, Shimony JS, Cousins SA, Rees SE, McCurnin DC, Inder TE, Neil JJ. MR imaging correlates of white-matter pathology in a preterm baboon model. Pediatr Res. 2012 Feb;71(2):185-91.

Kidokoro H, Anderson PJ, Doyle LW, Neil JJ, Inder TE. High signal intensity on T2-weighted MR imaging at term-equivalent age in preterm infants does not predict 2-year neurodevelopmental outcomes. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2011 Dec;32(11):2005-10.

Verghese PB, Sasaki Y, Yang D, Stewart F, Sabar F, Finn MB, Wroge CM, Mennerick S, Neil JJ, Milbrandt J, Holtzman DM. Nicotinamide mononucleotide adenylyl transferase 1 protects against acute neurodegeneration in developing CNS by inhibiting excitotoxic-necrotic cell death. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Nov 22;108(47):19054-9.

Spees WM, Buhl N, Sun P, Ackerman JJ, Neil JJ, Garbow JR. Quantification and compensation of eddy-current-induced magnetic-field gradients. J Magn Reson. 2011 Sep;212(1):116-23.

Neil JJ. Educating the child neurologist about neuroimaging. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2011 Jun;18(2):114-5.

Inder TE, Tao J, Neil JJ. Common lesions in the newborn brain. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2011 Feb;22(1):25-32.

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

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