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Faculty Physicians

Robin C. Ryther, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Neurology
Pediatric Epilepsy

Board Certifications

Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric refractory epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, and new onset seizures; Rett Syndrome and early epileptic encephalopathie

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

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

Education

Education

Bachelor of Science: University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 1998
PhD: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 2004
Residency: Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts 2008
Residency: Child Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Massachusetts 2011
Fellowship: Neurophysiology and Pediatric Epilepsy, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2013
Medical Degree: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 2006

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Developing the Pediatric Refractory Epilepsy Questionnaire: a pilot study.
Purusothaman V, Ryther RC, Bertrand M, Harker LA, Jeffe DB, Wallendorf M, Smyth MD, Limbrick DD
Epilepsy Behav. 2014 Aug; 3726-31. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.04.025.

PMID:
    24967697
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impact of pediatric epilepsy on sleep patterns and behaviors in children and parents.
Larson AM, Ryther RC, Jennesson M, Geffrey AL, Bruno PL, Anagnos CJ, Shoeb AH, Thibert RL, Thiele EA
Epilepsia. 2012 Jul; 53(7)1162-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2012.03515.x.

PMID:
    22594377
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) inhibition: potential for antiseizure, antiepileptogenic, and epileptostatic therapy.
Ryther RC, Wong M
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2012 Aug; 12(4)410-8. doi: 10.1007/s11910-012-0276-5.

PMID:
    22544534
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Carotid dissection in mitochondrial encephalomyopathy with lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes.
Ryther RC, Cho-Park YA, Lee JW
J Neurol. 2011 May; 258(5)912-4. doi: 10.1007/s00415-010-5818-7.

PMID:
    21076841
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Images in clinical medicine. Central nervous system hemorrhage.
Klein JP, Ryther RC
N Engl J Med. 2009 Oct 29; 361(18)1786. doi: 10.1056/NEJMicm0900232.

PMID:
    19864677
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Rescue of pituitary function in a mouse model of isolated growth hormone deficiency type II by RNA interference.
Shariat N, Ryther RC, Phillips JA 3rd, Robinson IC, Patton JG
Endocrinology. 2008 Feb; 149(2)580-6.

PMID:
    18006625
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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siRNA therapeutics: big potential from small RNAs.
Ryther RC, Flynt AS, Phillips JA 3rd, Patton JG
Gene Ther. 2005 Jan; 12(1)5-11.

PMID:
    15496962
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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GH1 splicing is regulated by multiple enhancers whose mutation produces a dominant-negative GH isoform that can be degraded by allele-specific small interfering RNA (siRNA).
Ryther RC, Flynt AS, Harris BD, Phillips JA 3rd, Patton JG
Endocrinology. 2004 Jun; 145(6)2988-96.

PMID:
    14988388
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Disruption of exon definition produces a dominant-negative growth hormone isoform that causes somatotroph death and IGHD II.
Ryther RC, McGuinness LM, Phillips JA 3rd, Moseley CT, Magoulas CB, Robinson IC, Patton JG
Hum Genet. 2003 Jul; 113(2)140-8.

PMID:
    12720086
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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