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Faculty Physicians

Anne Maureen Connolly, MD

Professor, Neurology
Division of Pediatric Neurology
Professor, Pediatrics

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Neurology
Neuromuscular Disease
Nerve Disorders
Muscle Disorders
Muscular Dystrophy
ALS - Lou Gehrig's Disease
Myasthenia Gravis
Electromyography

Board Certifications

EMG
Pediatrics
Pediatric Neurology

Areas of Clinical Interest

Childhood chronic demyelinating polyneuropathy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, congenital muscular dystrophy syndromes, brachial plexus injury, myotonia congenita, childhood opsoclonus-myoclonus, spiral muscularatrophy, childhood myasthenia gravis, myasthenic syndrome, childhood neuropathy, childhood electromyography, neuromuscular disease, electromyography, electrodiagnostic studies,, nerve disorders.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: Suite D
Office Phone: 314-454-6120
Fax: 314-454-2523

Center for Advanced Medicine
Neuroscience Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 6
Office Phone: 314-362-6981
Fax: 314-362-3752
Email: connolly@kids.wustl.edu

Education

Education

Fellowship: Child Neurology, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 1990
Residency: Neurology, Barnes Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1988
Residency: Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 1987
Medical Degree: Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 1984
B.S.: Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana 1980

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Novel mutations expand the clinical spectrum of DYNC1H1-associated spinal muscular atrophy.
Scoto M, Rossor AM, Harms MB, Cirak S, Calissano M, Robb S, Manzur AY, Martínez Arroyo A, Rodriguez Sanz A, Mansour S, Fallon P, Hadjikoumi I, Klein A, Yang M, De Visser M, Overweg-Plandsoen WC, Baas F, Taylor JP, Benatar M, Connolly AM, Al-Lozi MT, Nixon J, de Goede CG, Foley AR, Mcwilliam C, Pitt M, Sewry C, Phadke R, Hafezparast M, Chong WK, Mercuri E, Baloh RH, Reilly MM, Muntoni F
Neurology. 2015 Feb 17; 84(7)668-79. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000001269.

PMID:
    25609763
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Response to "About focal cortical dysplasia (FCD) type IIIa".
Johnson AM, Sugo E, Barreto D, Cunningham AM, Hiew CC, Lawson JA, Somerville ER, Connolly AM, Bye AM
Epilepsy Res. 2014 Dec; 108(10)1958-9. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2014.09.027.

PMID:
    25449364
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcome reliability in non-ambulatory boys/men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Connolly AM, Malkus EC, Mendell JR, Flanigan KM, Miller JP, Schierbecker JR, Siener CA, Golumbek PT, Zaidman CM, Mcdonald CM, Johnson L, Nicorici A, Karachunski PI, Day JW, Kelecic JM, Lowes LP, Alfano LN, Darras BT, Kang PB, Quigley J, Pasternak AE, Florence JM, MDA DMD Clinical Research Network
Muscle Nerve. 2015 Apr; 51(4)522-32. doi: 10.1002/mus.24346.

PMID:
    25056178
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinicopathological associations in temporal lobe epilepsy patients utilising the current ILAE focal cortical dysplasia classification.
Johnson AM, Sugo E, Barreto D, Cunningham AM, Hiew CC, Lawson JA, Somerville ER, Connolly AM, Bye AM
Epilepsy Res. 2014 Oct; 108(8)1345-51. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2014.06.013.

PMID:
    25048307
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ataluren treatment of patients with nonsense mutation dystrophinopathy.
Bushby K, Finkel R, Wong B, Barohn R, Campbell C, Comi GP, Connolly AM, Day JW, Flanigan KM, Goemans N, Jones KJ, Mercuri E, Quinlivan R, Renfroe JB, Russman B, Ryan MM, Tulinius M, Voit T, Moore SA, Lee Sweeney H, Abresch RT, Coleman KL, Eagle M, Florence J, Gappmaier E, Glanzman AM, Henricson E, Barth J, Elfring GL, Reha A, Spiegel RJ, O'donnell MW, Peltz SW, Mcdonald CM, PTC124-GD-007-DMD STUDY GROUP
Muscle Nerve. 2014 Oct; 50(4)477-87. doi: 10.1002/mus.24332.

PMID:
    25042182
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Caring for children and adolescents with epilepsy: creating an innovative electronic educational resource.
Connolly AM, Slade R, Uppal P, Bye AM
J Clin Neurosci. 2014 Oct; 21(10)1831-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2014.02.019.

PMID:
    24906210
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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One year outcome of boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy using the Bayley-III scales of infant and toddler development.
Connolly AM, Florence JM, Cradock MM, Eagle M, Flanigan KM, McDonald CM, Karachunski PI, Darras BT, Bushby K, Malkus EC, Golumbek PT, Zaidman CM, Miller JP, Mendell JR, MDA DMD Clinical Research Network
Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Jun; 50(6)557-63. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2014.02.006.

PMID:
    24842254
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Novel mutations widen the phenotypic spectrum of slow skeletal/β-cardiac myosin (MYH7) distal myopathy.
Lamont PJ, Wallefeld W, Hilton-Jones D, Udd B, Argov Z, Barboi AC, Bonneman C, Boycott KM, Bushby K, Connolly AM, Davies N, Beggs AH, Cox GF, Dastgir J, DeChene ET, Gooding R, Jungbluth H, Muelas N, Palmio J, Penttilä S, Schmedding E, Suominen T, Straub V, Staples C, Van den Bergh PY, Vilchez JJ, Wagner KR, Wheeler PG, Wraige E, Laing NG
Hum Mutat. 2014 Jul; 35(7)868-79. doi: 10.1002/humu.22553.

PMID:
    24664454
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Diagnostic approach to the congenital muscular dystrophies.
Bönnemann CG, Wang CH, Quijano-Roy S, Deconinck N, Bertini E, Ferreiro A, Muntoni F, Sewry C, Béroud C, Mathews KD, Moore SA, Bellini J, Rutkowski A, North KN, Members of International Standard of Care Committee for Congenital Muscular Dystrophies
Neuromuscul Disord. 2014 Apr; 24(4)289-311. doi: 10.1016/j.nmd.2013.12.011.

PMID:
    24581957
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Approach to the diagnosis of congenital myopathies.
North KN, Wang CH, Clarke N, Jungbluth H, Vainzof M, Dowling JJ, Amburgey K, Quijano-Roy S, Beggs AH, Sewry C, Laing NG, Bönnemann CG, International Standard of Care Committee for Congenital Myopathies
Neuromuscul Disord. 2014 Feb; 24(2)97-116. doi: 10.1016/j.nmd.2013.11.003.

PMID:
    24456932
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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'Beyond Milestones': a randomised controlled trial evaluating an innovative digital resource teaching quality observation of normal child development.
Connolly AM, Cunningham C, Sinclair AJ, Rao A, Lonergan A, Bye AM
J Paediatr Child Health. 2014 May; 50(5)393-8. doi: 10.1111/jpc.12485.

PMID:
    24373114
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Medical management of eosinophilic meningitis following bovine graft duraplasty for Chiari malformation Type I repair: case report.
Ostendorf AP, Connolly AM
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Oct; 12(4)357-9. doi: 10.3171/2013.7.PEDS13130.

PMID:
    23909615
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Eteplirsen for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Mendell JR, Rodino-Klapac LR, Sahenk Z, Roush K, Bird L, Lowes LP, Alfano L, Gomez AM, Lewis S, Kota J, Malik V, Shontz K, Walker CM, Flanigan KM, Corridore M, Kean JR, Allen HD, Shilling C, Melia KR, Sazani P, Saoud JB, Kaye EM, Eteplirsen Study Group
Ann Neurol. 2013 Nov; 74(5)637-47. doi: 10.1002/ana.23982.

PMID:
    23907995
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Corticosteroids can reduce the severity of scoliosis in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Connolly AM, Kim HJ, Bridwell KH
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Jun 19; 95(12)e86. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.M.00428.

PMID:
    23783217
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Motor and cognitive assessment of infants and young boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: results from the Muscular Dystrophy Association DMD Clinical Research Network.
Connolly AM, Florence JM, Cradock MM, Malkus EC, Schierbecker JR, Siener CA, Wulf CO, Anand P, Golumbek PT, Zaidman CM, Philip Miller J, Lowes LP, Alfano LN, Viollet-Callendret L, Flanigan KM, Mendell JR, McDonald CM, Goude E, Johnson L, Nicorici A, Karachunski PI, Day JW, Dalton JC, Farber JM, Buser KK, Darras BT, Kang PB, Riley SO, Shriber E, Parad R, Bushby K, Eagle M, MDA DMD Clinical Research Network
Neuromuscul Disord. 2013 Jul; 23(7)529-39. doi: 10.1016/j.nmd.2013.04.005.

PMID:
    23726376
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evidence-based decision support for neurological diagnosis reduces errors and unnecessary workup.
Segal MM, Williams MS, Gropman AL, Torres AR, Forsyth R, Connolly AM, El-Hattab AW, Perlman SJ, Samanta D, Parikh S, Pavlakis SG, Feldman LK, Betensky RA, Gospe SM Jr
J Child Neurol. 2014 Apr; 29(4)487-92. doi: 10.1177/0883073813483365.

PMID:
    23576414
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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SMA-MAP: a plasma protein panel for spinal muscular atrophy.
Kobayashi DT, Shi J, Stephen L, Ballard KL, Dewey R, Mapes J, Chung B, McCarthy K, Swoboda KJ, Crawford TO, Li R, Plasterer T, Joyce C, Biomarkers for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Study Group, Chung WK, Kaufmann P, Darras BT, Finkel RS, Sproule DM, Martens WB, McDermott MP, De Vivo DC, Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinical Research Network, Walker MG, Chen KS
PLoS One. 2013; 8(4)e60113. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060113.

PMID:
    23565191
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LTBP4 genotype predicts age of ambulatory loss in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Flanigan KM, Ceco E, Lamar KM, Kaminoh Y, Dunn DM, Mendell JR, King WM, Pestronk A, Florence JM, Mathews KD, Finkel RS, Swoboda KJ, Gappmaier E, Howard MT, Day JW, McDonald C, McNally EM, Weiss RB, United Dystrophinopathy Project
Ann Neurol. 2013 Apr; 73(4)481-8. doi: 10.1002/ana.23819.

PMID:
    23440719
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Cognitive aesthetics of alchemical imagery.
Connolly AM
J Anal Psychol. 2013 Feb; 58(1)4-33. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-5922.2013.02015.x.

PMID:
    23350996
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Consensus statement on standard of care for congenital myopathies.
Wang CH, Dowling JJ, North K, Schroth MK, Sejersen T, Shapiro F, Bellini J, Weiss H, Guillet M, Amburgey K, Apkon S, Bertini E, Bonnemann C, Clarke N, Connolly AM, Estournet-Mathiaud B, Fitzgerald D, Florence JM, Gee R, Gurgel-Giannetti J, Glanzman AM, Hofmeister B, Jungbluth H, Koumbourlis AC, Laing NG, Main M, Morrison LA, Munns C, Rose K, Schuler PM, Sewry C, Storhaug K, Vainzof M, Yuan N
J Child Neurol. 2012 Mar; 27(3)363-82. doi: 10.1177/0883073812436605.

PMID:
    22431881
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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