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Child Neurology

Contact Info


7th floor, MFCB
1685 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53705-2281

Hrissanthi "Chris" Ikonomidou, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Pediatric Neurology
Pediatric Clinical, Research and Educational Director
Child Neurology Residency Director


Medical School:
Georg August University Göttingen, Germany (M.D., Ph.D. program)

Doctoral Research Fellow:
Department of Biochemical Pharmacology, Max-Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine, Göttingen, Germany

Department of Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis

Department of Neurology, Washington University, St. Louis
Pediatric Neurology, St. Louis Children´s Hospital, St. Louis

Medical Interests

-- Neonatal and critical care Neurology
-- Neurodevelopmental disorders
-- Neurooncology and Pediatric Cancer Neurology

Research Interests

-- Basic and translational research on developmental brain injuries
-- Impact of medications and drugs of abuse on the developing brain
-- Chemotherapy related neurotoxicity
-- Noninvasive brain stimulation

-- Chris Ikonomidou Lab

Teaching Interests

-- Clinical pediatric neurology

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