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Amy K. Licis, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurology
Division of Adult Neurology

Specialty Areas

Neurology - Adult
Sleep Medicine
Pediatric Sleep Disorders
Pediatric Neurology

Board Certifications

Sleep Medicine
Pediatric Neurology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

sleep disorders in adults and children, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome,

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research



Center 40 Building

1600 S. Brentwood Blvd.
Suite 600
St. Louis, MO 63144

Office Phone: (314) 362-4342

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: (314) 454-6120
Fax: (314) 454-2523



Residency: Neurology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2007
Residency: Pediatric Neurology, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2009
Fellowship: Sleep Medicine, Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2011
B.A.: Biology and History, Rice University, Houston, TX 2000
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2004
Residency: Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2006

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Prevalence of Sleep Disturbances in Children With Neurofibromatosis Type 1.
Licis AK, Vallorani A, Gao F, Chen C, Lenox J, Yamada KA, Duntley SP, Gutmann DH
J Child Neurol. 2013 Nov; 28(11)1400-1405.

    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Related citations

Novel genetic findings in an extended family pedigree with sleepwalking.
Licis AK, Desruisseau DM, Yamada KA, Duntley SP, Gurnett CA
Neurology. 2011 Jan 4; 76(1)49-52. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e318203e964.

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

sleep issues in children with neurofibromatosis, autism and cerebral palsy.  The ketogenic diet and tolerability and efficacy for the treatment of epilepsy. Gene-therapy mediation in expression of an angiogenesis inhibitor and prevention of Wilms tumor growth. Mutations of topoisomerase II in yeast to help clarify the mechanism of topoisomerase-targeting cancer drugs. Yeast genes involved in the defense against oxidative stress using knock-out strains. Survival data and complications from various cancer treatments