B L Banwell

Summary

Affiliation: The Hospital for Sick Children
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pediatric tumefactive demyelination: case series and review of the literature
    Laura C McAdam
    Department of Pediatrics, Foothills Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 26:18-25. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Safety and tolerability of interferon beta-1b in pediatric multiple sclerosis
    B Banwell
    The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurology 66:472-6. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis in children: clinical diagnosis, therapeutic strategies, and future directions
    Brenda Banwell
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Lancet Neurol 6:887-902. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Clinical, environmental, and genetic determinants of multiple sclerosis in children with acute demyelination: a prospective national cohort study
    Brenda Banwell
    Division of Neurology, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet Neurol 10:436-45. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint MRI features of pediatric multiple sclerosis
    B Banwell
    Departments of Paediatrics Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Neurology 68:S46-53. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The clinical features, MRI findings, and outcome of optic neuritis in children
    M Wilejto
    Department of Neuroradiology, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurology 67:258-62. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Treatment of children and adolescents with multiple sclerosis
    Brenda Banwell
    University of Toronto, Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, ON, Canada
    Expert Rev Neurother 5:391-401. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Therapies for multiple sclerosis: considerations in the pediatric patient
    Brenda Banwell
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Nat Rev Neurol 7:109-22. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint The cognitive burden of multiple sclerosis in children
    Brenda L Banwell
    Research Institute, Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurology 64:891-4. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Pediatric multiple sclerosis
    Brenda L Banwell
    Department of Pediatrics Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 4:245-52. 2004

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Pediatric tumefactive demyelination: case series and review of the literature
    Laura C McAdam
    Department of Pediatrics, Foothills Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 26:18-25. 2002
    ..We describe the neuroimaging characteristics and clinical presentation of tumefactive demyelination and how these features may be used in differentiating demyelination from other mass lesions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Safety and tolerability of interferon beta-1b in pediatric multiple sclerosis
    B Banwell
    The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurology 66:472-6. 2006
    ..Although at least 5% of all patients with MS experience the clinical onset of their disease prior to age 18 years, the available literature on safety and tolerability of immunomodulatory therapies for pediatric-onset MS is limited...
  3. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis in children: clinical diagnosis, therapeutic strategies, and future directions
    Brenda Banwell
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Lancet Neurol 6:887-902. 2007
    ..Understanding the immunological consequences of these putative exposures will shed light on the early pathological changes in MS...
  4. doi request reprint Clinical, environmental, and genetic determinants of multiple sclerosis in children with acute demyelination: a prospective national cohort study
    Brenda Banwell
    Division of Neurology, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet Neurol 10:436-45. 2011
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint MRI features of pediatric multiple sclerosis
    B Banwell
    Departments of Paediatrics Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Neurology 68:S46-53. 2007
    ..Although MRI has also been used to aid in the diagnosis and care of children with MS, the MRI features of MS in children are less well understood...
  6. ncbi request reprint The clinical features, MRI findings, and outcome of optic neuritis in children
    M Wilejto
    Department of Neuroradiology, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurology 67:258-62. 2006
    ..Optic neuritis (ON) in childhood is thought to be more likely bilateral and less likely to lead to multiple sclerosis (MS) vs ON in adults...
  7. ncbi request reprint Treatment of children and adolescents with multiple sclerosis
    Brenda Banwell
    University of Toronto, Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, ON, Canada
    Expert Rev Neurother 5:391-401. 2005
    ..Future directions in multiple sclerosis therapeutics and specific issues relating to pediatric multiple sclerosis are discussed...
  8. doi request reprint Therapies for multiple sclerosis: considerations in the pediatric patient
    Brenda Banwell
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Nat Rev Neurol 7:109-22. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The cognitive burden of multiple sclerosis in children
    Brenda L Banwell
    Research Institute, Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurology 64:891-4. 2005
    ..Cognitive impairment occurs in children with MS, and those with longer disease duration and younger age at MS onset appear to be at greatest risk...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pediatric multiple sclerosis
    Brenda L Banwell
    Department of Pediatrics Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 4:245-52. 2004
    ..The rationale and importance of future studies in pediatric MS is highlighted...
  11. ncbi request reprint Muscle weakness in critically ill children
    B L Banwell
    Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurology 61:1779-82. 2003
    ..To establish the incidence of muscle weakness in critically ill children...
  12. doi request reprint Incidence of acquired demyelination of the CNS in Canadian children
    B Banwell
    Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8 Canada
    Neurology 72:232-9. 2009
    ..It is important that physicians recognize the features of ADS to facilitate care and to appreciate the future risk of multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and viral serologies in children with multiple sclerosis: a multinational observational study
    Brenda Banwell
    Division of Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet Neurol 6:773-81. 2007
    ..Our aim was to determine some of these characteristics in children with MS...
  14. doi request reprint MRI in the diagnosis of pediatric multiple sclerosis
    D J A Callen
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster Children s Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Neurology 72:961-7. 2009
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Factors associated with emotional and behavioral outcomes in adolescents with multiple sclerosis
    C Till
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Canada
    Mult Scler 18:1170-80. 2012
    ..Objective: We aimed to examine the prevalence and risk factors associated with emotional and behavioral outcomes in adolescents with MS...
  16. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging predictors of executive functioning in patients with pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis
    C Till
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Canada
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 27:495-509. 2012
    ..Working memory and attention switching are at greatest risk of impairment. Results support the inclusion of neuropsychological assessment alongside parent-report measures of EF skills in childhood-onset MS...
  17. doi request reprint Role of MRI in the differentiation of ADEM from MS in children
    D J A Callen
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster Children s Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Neurology 72:968-73. 2009
    ..Quantitative analyses of MRI images from children with monophasic ADEM have yet to be compared with those from children with MS, and MRI criteria capable of distinguishing ADEM from MS at onset have yet to be derived...
  18. pmc Cyclophosphamide therapy in pediatric multiple sclerosis
    N Makhani
    The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada
    Neurology 72:2076-82. 2009
    ..To review our multicenter experience with cyclophosphamide in the treatment of children with multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  19. doi request reprint MRI correlates of cognitive impairment in childhood-onset multiple sclerosis
    C Till
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neuropsychology 25:319-32. 2011
    ..Brain MRI measures were correlated with neuropsychological function in 35 pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis (MS) patients and 33 age- and sex-matched healthy controls...
  20. doi request reprint Becker muscular dystrophy caused by an intronic mutation reducing the efficiency of the splice donor site of intron 26 of the dystrophin gene
    Berivan Baskin
    Division of Molecular Genetics, Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Neuromuscul Disord 19:189-92. 2009
    ..We highlight the importance of mRNA analysis for determination of pathogenicity in patients with ambiguous sequence variants in the DMD gene...
  21. ncbi request reprint Duchenne muscular dystrophy: Canadian paediatric neuromuscular physicians survey
    Hugh J McMillan
    Division of Neurology, Department of Paediatrics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa
    Can J Neurol Sci 37:195-205. 2010
    ..Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is the most common form of muscular dystrophy in childhood...
  22. doi request reprint Pediatric multiple sclerosis
    Sunita Venkateswaran
    Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    Neurologist 16:92-105. 2010
    ..Pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS), once considered a rare childhood illness, has been increasingly identified as an important childhood acquired neurologic disease requiring early recognition and intervention...
  23. ncbi request reprint Abnormal T-cell reactivities in childhood inflammatory demyelinating disease and type 1 diabetes
    Brenda Banwell
    Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics and the Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Neurol 63:98-111. 2008
    ..Our objectives were to determine the presence, pattern, and specificity of abnormal T-cell reactivities to such antigens in the earliest stages of the multiple sclerosis process...
  24. doi request reprint Multiple sclerosis in children
    Terrence Thomas
    Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Neurol 28:69-83. 2008
    ..Finally, this article presents recent research studies performed in an MS population for whom disease onset occurs in unique temporal proximity to the events involved in MS pathogenesis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Update on emerging therapies for multiple sclerosis
    Eppie M Yiu
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Expert Rev Neurother 10:1259-62. 2010
    ..This meeting report focuses on the latest therapies in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Hidden focal EEG seizures during prolonged suppressions and high-amplitude bursts in early infantile epileptic encephalopathy
    Amna Al-Futaisi
    Division of Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:1113-7. 2005
    ..We report on a 27-month-old female with atypical early infantile epileptic encephalopathy (EIEE), who developed tonic spasms, partial seizures and myoclonic jerks along with episodic bradycardia at 5 days...
  27. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive outcome after acute disseminated encephalomyelitis
    Cecil D Hahn
    Division of Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 29:117-23. 2003
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Starting early: MRI evidence of gray matter atrophy in children with multiple sclerosis
    Brenda L Banwell
    Neurology 70:1065-6. 2008
  29. ncbi request reprint The long (-itudinally extensive) and the short of it: transverse myelitis in children
    Brenda L Banwell
    Neurology 68:1447-9. 2007
  30. doi request reprint Into the looking glass: predicting MS in children experiencing a first demyelinating event
    Brenda L Banwell
    Neurology 71:962-3. 2008
  31. ncbi request reprint Through the eyes of a child: research insights gained through the study of childhood multiple sclerosis
    Brenda L Banwell
    Mult Scler 14:4-5. 2008
  32. ncbi request reprint Novel truncating RAPSN mutations causing congenital myasthenic syndrome responsive to 3,4-diaminopyridine
    Brenda L Banwell
    Department of Pediatrics Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada
    Neuromuscul Disord 14:202-7. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint MRI criteria for multiple sclerosis: Evaluation in a pediatric cohort
    Cecil D Hahn
    Division of Neurology, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurology 62:806-8. 2004
    ..The authors thus suggest that MRI criteria for adult MS be applied cautiously to pediatric MS patients...