Physician Quick Search
By Name:
By Specialty:
When you need to get the name of one of the nation’s top doctors as close to home as St. Louis, just call 314-TOP-DOCS (314-867-3627) or toll free 1-866-867-3627. This is the physician referral and health information line from Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
Your Healthy Update

Like us on Facebook
Text Size: S M L

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
View Driving Directions

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

Books and Book Chapters
Neil JJ and Inder TE, "Novel imaging techniques," Clinical and Scientific Aspects of Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (International Review of Child Neurology) (M Shevell, ed.) Mac Keith Press, London, in press.

Neil JJ and Ackerman JJH, "Diffusion Sensitive Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Central Nervous System" Handbook of Neurochemistry and Molecular Neurobiology, Springer, New York, in press.

Ackerman JJH and Neil JJ, "Biophysics of Diffusion in Cells," Diffusion MRI (D Jones, ed.) Oxford University Press, Oxford, in press

Neil JJ, Bretthorst GL. Analysis of data from intravoxel incoherent motion (IVIM) experiments using Bayesian probability theory. Diffusion and Profusion: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, (LeBihan D, ed.) Raven Press, New York, 1995, Chapter 15, pp. 275-281

Neil JJ, Ackerman JJH. Diffusion and Perfusion: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, (LeBihan D, ed.) Raven Press, New York, Chapter 13, pp. 241-244

Journal Articles
West T, Stump M, Lodygensky G, Neil J, Deshmukh M, Holtzman DM, "Lack of X-linked Apoptosis Inhibitor Protein Leads to Increased Apoptosis and Tissue Loss Following Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury," ASN Neuro 2009, in press

Zhao L, Kroenke CD, Song J, Piwnica-Worms D, Ackerman JJH, Neil JJ, "Intracellular Water Specific MR of Microbead-adherent Cells: The HeLa Cell Intracellular Water Exchange Lifetime," NMR Biomed 2008; 21:159-164

Zhao L, Sukstanskii AL, Kroenke CD, Song J, Piwnica-Worms D, Ackerman JJH, Neil JJ, "Intracellular Water Specific MR of Microbead-adherent Cells: HeLa Cell Intracellular Water Diffusion," Magn Reson Med 2008;59:79-84

Goodman JA, Ackerman JJH, Neil JJ, "Intracellular Cesium Ion Diffusion in the Rat Brain Decreases Markedly upon Death," Magn Reson Med 2008;59:65-72

Mathur AM, Neil JJ, McKinstry RC, Inder TE, "Transport, Monitoring, and Successful Brain MR Imaging in Unsedated Neonates," Ped Radiol 2008;38:260-264

Neil JJ, "Diffusion imaging concepts for clinicians," J Magn Reson Imaging 2008;27:1-7

Lodygensky GA, Inder TE, and Neil JJ, "Application of magnetic resonance imaging in animal models of perinatal hypoxic-ischemic cerebral injury," Int J Dev Neurosci 2008;26,13-25

Sizonenko SV, Camm EJ, Garbow JR, Maier S, Inder TE, Williams CE, Neil JJ, Huppi PS, "Developmental Changes and Injury Induced Disruption of the Radial Organization of the Cortex in the Immature Rat Brain Revealed by In Vivo Diffusion Tensor MRI," Cereb Cortex 2007;17:2609-2617

Kroenke CD, Van Essen DC, Inder TE, Rees S, Bretthorst GL, Neil JJ, "Microstructural Changes of the Baboon Cerebral Cortex during Gestational Development Reflected in MRI Diffusion Anisotropy," J Neurosci 2007; 27, 12506-12515 

Neil JJ, Inder TE. Detection of wallerian degeneration in a newborn by diffusion magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). J Child Neurol. 2006 Feb;21(2):115-8. PMID: 16566874 [PubMed - in process]

Kroenke CD, Bretthorst GL, Inder TE, Neil JJ. Modeling water diffusion anisotropy within fixed newborn primate brain using Bayesian probability theory. Magn Reson Med. 2006 Jan;55(1):187-97. PMID: 16342153 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Sun SW, Neil JJ, Liang HF, He YY, Schmidt RE, Hsu CY, Song SK. Formalin fixation alters water diffusion coefficient magnitude but not anisotropy in infarcted brain. Magn Reson Med. 2005; Jun;53(6):1447-51. PMID: 15906292 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Kroenke CD, Bretthorst GL, Inder TE, Neil JJ. Diffusion MR imaging characteristics of the developing primate brain. Neuroimage. 2005 May 1;25(4):1205-13. PMID: 15850738 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Goodman JA, Kroenke CD, Bretthorst GL, Ackerman JJ, Neil JJ. Sodium ion apparent diffusion coefficient in living rat brain. Magn Reson Med. 2005 May;53(5):1040-5. PMID: 15844159 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Cameron FJ, Kean MJ, Wellard RM, Werther GA, Neil JJ, Inder TE. Insights into the acute cerebral metabolic changes associated with childhood diabetes. Diabet Med. 2005 May;22(5):648-53. PMID: 15842524 PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Goodman J, Neil JJ, Ackerman JJ. Biomedical applications of 133Cs NMR. NMR Biomed. 2005 Apr;18(2):125-34. Review. PMID: 15770620 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Lin SP, Schmidt RE, McKinstry RC, Ackerman JJ, Neil JJ. Investigation of mechanisms underlying transient T2 normalization in longitudinal studies of ischemic stroke. J Magn Reson Imaging 2002; Feb;15(2):130-6

Gauvain KM, McKinstry RC, Mukherjee P, Perry A, Neil JJ, Kaufman BA, Hayashi RJ. Evaluating pediatric brain tumor cellularity with diffusion-tensor imaging. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2001; Aug;177(2):449-54

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

Washington University Physicians are the medical staff of  Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Children's Hospital - St. Louis Employment   About Us   Top Stories   For Your Protection      Site Map
Copyright 2014 Washington University School of Medicine
Copyright 2014 Washington University School of Medicine