Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Child Neurology, Development Delay, Epilepsy, Headache, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Neurofibromatosis, Neurology, Pediatric Brain Tumors
Mechanisms of epileptogenesis and neuronal excitability in the developing brain; Effects of seizures in the immature brain on subsequent cognitive function and seizure susceptibility; Childrens self-perceptions of neurologic disorders through art; Epilepsy syndromes in children; Mechanisms of age-related susceptibility to various seizure types; EEG characteristics and development; Response to therapy and long-term outcome; Dietary approaches to epilepsy management
Carl E. Stafstrom, M.D., Ph.D., is the Lederer Professor of Pediatric Epilepsy, and serves as the Director of Child Neurology and Director of the John M. Freeman Pediatric Epilepsy Center.
Dr. Stafstrom received his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, with residencies at the University of Washington Medical Center and Tufts New England Medical Center, as well as fellowships at Harvard for neurology research and Boston Children’s Hospital in clinical neurophysiology, electroencephalography, and epilepsy.
Dr. Stafstrom previously served as Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and Chief of Pediatric Neurology at American Family Children’s Hospital.