M T Acosta

Summary

Affiliation: Children's National Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cognitive profiles of neurofibromatosis type 1 patients with minor brain malformations
    Maria T Acosta
    Jennifer and Daniel Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 46:231-4. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Lovastatin as treatment for neurocognitive deficits in neurofibromatosis type 1: phase I study
    Maria T Acosta
    Department of Neurology, Jennifer and Daniel Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Institute, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, D C 20010, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 45:241-5. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint [Genetic and molecular aspects in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: the search for the genes involved in clinical diagnosis]
    M T Acosta
    Children s National Medical Center Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine, Washington DC, USA
    Rev Neurol 44:S37-41. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint [The neurobiology of learning difficulties: neurofibromatosis type 1 as a model for researching and treating learning disorders]
    M T Acosta
    Children s National Medical Center Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine, Washington DC, USA
    Rev Neurol 44:S3-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Neurofibromatosis type 1: new insights into neurocognitive issues
    Maria T Acosta
    Department of Neurology, Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 6:136-43. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Imaging data in autism: from structure to malfunction
    Maria T Acosta
    Department of Neurology, Children s National Medical Center, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC 20010 2970, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 11:205-13. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint The neurobiology of autism: new pieces of the puzzle
    Maria T Acosta
    Department of Neurology, Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20010 2970, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 3:149-56. 2003
  8. pmc Isolated seizures in rats do not cause neuronal injury
    M T Acosta
    Department of Neurology, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Acta Neurol Scand 125:30-7. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical spectrum of succinic semialdehyde dehydrogenase deficiency
    P L Pearl
    Department of Neurology, Children s National Medical Center, George Washington University School of Health Sciences, Washington, DC 20010 2970, USA
    Neurology 60:1413-7. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Succinic semialdehyde dehydrogenase deficiency in children and adults
    Phillip L Pearl
    Department of Neurology, Children s National Medical Center, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC 20010 2970, USA
    Ann Neurol 54:S73-80. 2003

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Cognitive profiles of neurofibromatosis type 1 patients with minor brain malformations
    Maria T Acosta
    Jennifer and Daniel Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 46:231-4. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Lovastatin as treatment for neurocognitive deficits in neurofibromatosis type 1: phase I study
    Maria T Acosta
    Department of Neurology, Jennifer and Daniel Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Institute, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, D C 20010, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 45:241-5. 2011
    ..The safety and preliminary cognitive results support the need for a larger phase II trial in this population...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Genetic and molecular aspects in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: the search for the genes involved in clinical diagnosis]
    M T Acosta
    Children s National Medical Center Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine, Washington DC, USA
    Rev Neurol 44:S37-41. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint [The neurobiology of learning difficulties: neurofibromatosis type 1 as a model for researching and treating learning disorders]
    M T Acosta
    Children s National Medical Center Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine, Washington DC, USA
    Rev Neurol 44:S3-8. 2007
    ..Symptoms compatible with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are present in as many as 60% of patients. Learning difficulties are the chief cause of morbidity throughout their lives...
  5. ncbi request reprint Neurofibromatosis type 1: new insights into neurocognitive issues
    Maria T Acosta
    Department of Neurology, Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 6:136-43. 2006
    ..This review focuses on these advances, as well as recent preclinical studies that point towards potential pharmacologic interventions for NF1 patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Imaging data in autism: from structure to malfunction
    Maria T Acosta
    Department of Neurology, Children s National Medical Center, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC 20010 2970, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 11:205-13. 2004
    ..There appears to be a pattern of increased and then decreased rate of brain growth over time. We integrate these observations with neurobehavioral findings to provide a developmental hypothesis of the pathophysiology of autism...
  7. ncbi request reprint The neurobiology of autism: new pieces of the puzzle
    Maria T Acosta
    Department of Neurology, Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20010 2970, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 3:149-56. 2003
    ..The role of acquired factors is speculative, with insufficient evidence to link the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine with autism or to change immunization practices...
  8. pmc Isolated seizures in rats do not cause neuronal injury
    M T Acosta
    Department of Neurology, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Acta Neurol Scand 125:30-7. 2012
    ..Previous studies have shown that status epilepticus can lead to neuronal injury. However, the effect of a small number of isolated seizures is uncertain...
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical spectrum of succinic semialdehyde dehydrogenase deficiency
    P L Pearl
    Department of Neurology, Children s National Medical Center, George Washington University School of Health Sciences, Washington, DC 20010 2970, USA
    Neurology 60:1413-7. 2003
    ..Urine organic acid analysis should include a sensitive method for the detection of 4-hydroxybutyrate and should be obtained from patients with mental retardation or neuropsychiatric disturbance of unknown etiology...
  10. ncbi request reprint Succinic semialdehyde dehydrogenase deficiency in children and adults
    Phillip L Pearl
    Department of Neurology, Children s National Medical Center, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC 20010 2970, USA
    Ann Neurol 54:S73-80. 2003
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint 22q13 deletion syndrome with central diabetes insipidus: a previously unreported association
    Amin J Barakat
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Clin Dysmorphol 13:191-4. 2004
    ..The association of 22q13 deletion syndrome with central diabetes insipidus is reported for the first time...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy in autism: where to start?
    Maria T Acosta
    Drug Discov Today 9:474. 2004
  13. pmc Latent class subtyping of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and comorbid conditions
    Maria T Acosta
    National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 3717, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:797-807. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to perform LCA in a sample of 1,010 individuals from a nationwide recruitment of unilineal nuclear families with at least one child with ADHD and another child either affected or clearly unaffected...
  14. ncbi request reprint Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS): new tool, new therapy and new hope for ADHD
    Maria T Acosta
    Department of Neurology, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 19:125-30. 2003
    ..The authors advocate carefully conducted clinical trials to investigate efficacy, safety, cost-effectiveness and clinical utility of rTMS for ADHD patients - in comparison to both placebo and standard treatments...