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Jeffrey J. Neil, MD, PhD

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

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Neurology
Cerebral Injury
Neonatal Neurology

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Neurology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Shriners Hospital for Children - St. Louis
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Referral Information

Not Accepting New Patients

Areas of Clinical Interest

pediatric neurology, cerebral injury in newborns, neonatal neurology.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: 2nd Floor, Suite D
Office Phone: 314-454-6120
Fax: 314-454-2523
Email: neil@wuchem.wustl.edu

Education

Education

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

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Prediction of brain maturity in infants using machine-learning algorithms.
Smyser CD, Dosenbach NU, Smyser TA, Snyder AZ, Rogers CE, Inder TE, Schlaggar BL, Neil JJ
Neuroimage. 2016 May 11; pii: S1053-8119(16)30148-3. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.05.029.

PMID:
    27179605
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Comparison of cortical folding measures for evaluation of developing human brain.
Shimony JS, Smyser CD, Wideman G, Alexopoulos D, Hill J, Harwell J, Dierker D, Van Essen DC, Inder TE, Neil JJ
Neuroimage. 2016 Jan 15; 125780-90. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.11.001.

PMID:
    26550941
    [PubMed - in process]
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Regional white matter development in very preterm infants: perinatal predictors and early developmental outcomes.
Rogers CE, Smyser T, Smyser CD, Shimony J, Inder TE, Neil JJ
Pediatr Res. 2016 Jan; 79(1-1)87-95. doi: 10.1038/pr.2015.172.

PMID:
    26372513
    [PubMed - in process]
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Brain Injury and Development in Preterm Infants Exposed to Fentanyl.
McPherson C, Haslam M, Pineda R, Rogers C, Neil JJ, Inder TE
Ann Pharmacother. 2015 Dec; 49(12)1291-7. doi: 10.1177/1060028015606732.

PMID:
    26369570
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Fetal MRI: A Technical Update with Educational Aspirations.
Gholipour A, Estroff JA, Barnewolt CE, Robertson RL, Grant PE, Gagoski B, Warfield SK, Afacan O, Connolly SA, Neil JJ, Wolfberg A, Mulkern RV
Concepts Magn Reson Part A Bridg Educ Res. 2014 Nov; 43(6)237-266.

PMID:
    26225129
    [PubMed]
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Cortical Gray and Adjacent White Matter Demonstrate Synchronous Maturation in Very Preterm Infants.
Smyser TA, Smyser CD, Rogers CE, Gillespie SK, Inder TE, Neil JJ
Cereb Cortex. 2015 Jul 24; pii: bhv164.

PMID:
    26209848
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A pilot randomized trial of high-dose caffeine therapy in preterm infants.
McPherson C, Neil JJ, Tjoeng TH, Pineda R, Inder TE
Pediatr Res. 2015 Aug; 78(2)198-204. doi: 10.1038/pr.2015.72.

PMID:
    25856169
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Use of resting-state functional MRI to study brain development and injury in neonates.
Smyser CD, Neil JJ
Semin Perinatol. 2015 Mar; 39(2)130-40. doi: 10.1053/j.semperi.2015.01.006.

PMID:
    25813667
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cortical structural abnormalities in very preterm children at 7 years of age.
Zhang Y, Inder TE, Neil JJ, Dierker DL, Alexopoulos D, Anderson PJ, Van Essen DC
Neuroimage. 2015 Apr 1; 109469-79. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.01.005.

PMID:
    25614973
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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An allometric scaling relationship in the brain of preterm infants.
Paul RA, Smyser CD, Rogers CE, English I, Wallendorf M, Alexopoulos D, Meyer EJ, Van Essen DC, Neil JJ, Inder TE
Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2014 Nov; 1(11)933-7. doi: 10.1002/acn3.130.

PMID:
    25540808
    [PubMed]
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Regional impairments of cortical folding in premature infants.
Engelhardt E, Inder TE, Alexopoulos D, Dierker DL, Hill J, Van Essen D, Neil JJ
Ann Neurol. 2015 Jan; 77(1)154-62. doi: 10.1002/ana.24313.

PMID:
    25425403
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Resting-State Network Complexity and Magnitude Are Reduced in Prematurely Born Infants.
Smyser CD, Snyder AZ, Shimony JS, Mitra A, Inder TE, Neil JJ
Cereb Cortex. 2016 Jan; 26(1)322-33. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhu251.

PMID:
    25331596
    [PubMed - in process]
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Brain injury and altered brain growth in preterm infants: predictors and prognosis.
Kidokoro H, Anderson PJ, Doyle LW, Woodward LJ, Neil JJ, Inder TE
Pediatrics. 2014 Aug; 134(2)e444-53. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-2336.

PMID:
    25070300
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Advanced magnetic resonance imaging techniques in the preterm brain: methods and applications.
Tao JD, Neil JJ
Curr Pediatr Rev. 2014; 10(1)56-64.

PMID:
    25055864
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The impact of prenatal and neonatal infection on neurodevelopmental outcomes in very preterm infants.
Lee I, Neil JJ, Huettner PC, Smyser CD, Rogers CE, Shimony JS, Kidokoro H, Mysorekar IU, Inder TE
J Perinatol. 2014 Oct; 34(10)741-7. doi: 10.1038/jp.2014.79.

PMID:
    25033076
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Neurological consequences of diabetic ketoacidosis at initial presentation of type 1 diabetes in a prospective cohort study of children.
Cameron FJ, Scratch SE, Nadebaum C, Northam EA, Koves I, Jennings J, Finney K, Neil JJ, Wellard RM, Mackay M, Inder TE, DKA Brain Injury Study Group
Diabetes Care. 2014 Jun; 37(6)1554-62. doi: 10.2337/dc13-1904.

PMID:
    24855156
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Maternal obesity and increased risk for autism and developmental delay among very preterm infants.
Reynolds LC, Inder TE, Neil JJ, Pineda RG, Rogers CE
J Perinatol. 2014 Sep; 34(9)688-92. doi: 10.1038/jp.2014.80.

PMID:
    24811227
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Diffusion tractography and neuromotor outcome in very preterm children with white matter abnormalities.
Estep ME, Smyser CD, Anderson PJ, Ortinau CM, Wallendorf M, Katzman CS, Doyle LW, Thompson DK, Neil JJ, Inder TE, Shimony JS
Pediatr Res. 2014 Jul; 76(1)86-92. doi: 10.1038/pr.2014.45.

PMID:
    24713814
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Factors associated with feeding difficulties in the very preterm infant.
Crapnell TL, Rogers CE, Neil JJ, Inder TE, Woodward LJ, Pineda RG
Acta Paediatr. 2013 Dec; 102(12)e539-45. doi: 10.1111/apa.12393.

PMID:
    23952198
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effects of white matter injury on resting state fMRI measures in prematurely born infants.
Smyser CD, Snyder AZ, Shimony JS, Blazey TM, Inder TE, Neil JJ
PLoS One. 2013; 8(7)e68098. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068098.

PMID:
    23874510
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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