Laurie M. Douglass, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Pediatrics
Child Neurology

MD, Tufts University School of Medicine

• Pediatric Epilepsy/Seizures
• Dietary therapies including the Ketogenic Diet for epilepsy
• Seizures and the developing brain
• Improving health care delivery for youth with epilepsy
• Transitioning care for young adults with seizures
• Medical Education for Child Neurology Residents

Clinical Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine

Active Staff Hospital Privileges
Boston Medical Center

Validation of a Highly Effective Screeneing Tool Adapted for Spanish Speaking Parents of Children…
09/01/2017 - 08/31/2019 (PI)
The Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation

Awareness and Access to Care for Children and Youth with Epilepsy
09/01/2016 - 08/31/2019 (PI)

Environment, Epigenetics, Neurodevelopment & Health of Extremely Preterm Children
10/01/2016 - 08/31/2018 (PI)
University of North Carolina NIH-OD

Special Kids Special Help
01/01/2009 - 12/31/2010 (PI)
CVS Charitable Trust

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  1. Hirschberger RG, Kuban KCK, O''Shea TM, Joseph RM, Heeren T, Douglass LM, Stafstrom CE, Jara H, Frazier JA, Hirtz D, Rollins JV, Paneth N. Co-occurrence and Severity of Neurodevelopmental Burden (Cognitive Impairment, Cerebral Palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Epilepsy) at Age Ten Years in Children Born Extremely Preterm. Pediatr Neurol. 2018 Feb; 79:45-52.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29310907.
  2. Douglass LM, Heeren TC, Stafstrom CE, DeBassio W, Allred EN, Leviton A, O''Shea TM, Hirtz D, Rollins J, Kuban K. Cumulative Incidence of Seizures and Epilepsy in Ten-Year-Old Children Born Before 28 Weeks'' Gestation. Pediatr Neurol. 2017 Aug; 73:13-19.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28619377.
  3. Kuban KC, Joseph RM, O''Shea TM, Heeren T, Fichorova RN, Douglass L, Jara H, Frazier JA, Hirtz D, Rollins JV, Paneth N. Circulating Inflammatory-Associated Proteins in the First Month of Life and Cognitive Impairment at Age 10 Years in Children Born Extremely Preterm. J Pediatr. 2017 Jan; 180:116-123.e1.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27788929; DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.09.054;.
  4. Kuban KC, Joseph RM, O''Shea TM, Allred EN, Heeren T, Douglass L, Stafstrom CE, Jara H, Frazier JA, Hirtz D, Leviton A. Girls and Boys Born before 28 Weeks Gestation: Risks of Cognitive, Behavioral, and Neurologic Outcomes at Age 10 Years. J Pediatr. 2016 Jun; 173:69-75.e1.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27004675; PMCID: PMC4884461; DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.02.048;.
  5. Shin M, Douglass LM, Milunsky JM, Rosman NP. The Genetics of Benign Paroxysmal Torticollis of Infancy: Is There an Association With Mutations in the CACNA1A Gene? J Child Neurol. 2016 Jul; 31(8):1057-61.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26961263; DOI: 10.1177/0883073816636226;.
  6. Douglass LM, Kuban K, Tarquinio D, Schraga L, Jonas R, Heeren T, DeBassio WA, Stafstrom CE, Heinrick RJ, Ferguson C, Blumberg L, Wong V. A Novel Parent Questionnaire for the Detection of Seizures in Children. Pediatr Neurol. 2016 Jan; 54:64-69.e1.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26552646; DOI: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2015.09.016;.
  7. Pavlakis PP, Douglass LM. Pearls & Oysters: A case of refractory nocturnal seizures: Putting out fires without smoke. Neurology. 2015 May 5; 84(18):e134-6. PMID: 25941204; PMCID: PMC4433466; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000001539;.
  8. Pellock JM, Wheless JW, Douglass LM. In response: Lennox-Gastaut syndrome may be a curable, reversible epileptic encephalopathy. Epilepsia. 2015 Mar; 56(3):500-1. PMID: 25778756; DOI: 10.1111/epi.12915;.
  9. Bourgeois BF, Douglass LM, Sankar R. Lennox-Gastaut syndrome: a consensus approach to differential diagnosis. Epilepsia. 2014 Sep; 55 Suppl 4:4-9. PMID: 25284032; DOI: 10.1111/epi.12567;.
  10. Douglass LM, Salpekar J. Surgical options for patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Epilepsia. 2014 Sep; 55 Suppl 4:21-8. PMID: 25284034; DOI: 10.1111/epi.12742;.
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pediatric neurologist pediatric epileptologist Director, Child Neurology Residency Program Director, Pediatric Epilepsy at Boston Medical Center
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