Maria Stefanidou, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

MD, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Maria Stefanidou, MD is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Assistant Director of Neurology Clerkship at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. After earning her medical diploma in Greece she worked as a rural service doctor. She is currently mentoring two medical students on projects involving epilepsy and intracerebral hemorrhage, two of her research interests. On the first two Tuesdays of every other month she teaches EEG interpretation and Epilepsy lectures for BUMC Neurology Residents and BU medical students.

Framingham Heart Study

Bidirectional association between AD and epilepsy
07/01/2018 - 12/31/2019 (PI)
New York University, dba NYU Grossman School of Medicine


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  1. Stefanidou M, Himali JJ, Devinsky O, Romero JR, Ikram MA, Beiser AS, Seshadri S, Friedman D. Vascular risk factors as predictors of epilepsy in older age: The Framingham Heart Study. Epilepsia. 2022 01; 63(1):237-243.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34786697; DOI: 10.1111/epi.17108;
  2. Stefanidou M, O'Donnell A, Himali JJ, DeCarli C, Satizabal C, Beiser AS, Seshadri S, Zaldy T. Bone Mineral Density Measurements and Association With Brain Structure and Cognitive Function: The Framingham Offspring Cohort. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2021 Oct-Dec 01; 35(4):291-297.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33973881; PMCID: PMC8608007; DOI: 10.1097/WAD.0000000000000453;
  3. Stefanidou M, Montouris G. Reproductive and Sexual Health Concerns in Transition-Age Adolescents and Young Adults With Epilepsy. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2020 Dec; 36:100855.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33308522
  4. Stefanidou M, Greenlaw C, Douglass LM. Mental Health Issues in Transition-Age Adolescents and Young Adults With Epilepsy. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2020 Dec; 36:100856.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33308524
  5. Stefanidou M, Beiser AS, Himali JJ, Peng TJ, Devinsky O, Seshadri S, Friedman D. Bi-directional association between epilepsy and dementia: The Framingham Heart Study. Neurology. 2020 12 15; 95(24):e3241-e3247.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33097599; PMCID: PMC7836659; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000011077;
  6. Stefanidou M, Das RR, Beiser AS, Sundar B, Kelly-Hayes M, Kase CS, Devinsky O, Seshadri S, Friedman D. Incidence of seizures following initial ischemic stroke in a community-based cohort: The Framingham Heart Study. Seizure. 2017 Apr; 47:105-110.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28364691; DOI: 10.1016/j.seizure.2017.03.009;
  7. Stefanidou M, Carlson C, Friedman D. The relationship between seizure onset zone and ictal tachycardia: An intracranial EEG study. Clin Neurophysiol. 2015 Dec; 126(12):2255-60. PMID: 25817466; DOI: 10.1016/j.clinph.2015.01.020;
  8. Pikula A, Stefanidou M, Romero JR, Kase CS. Pure motor upper limb weakness and infarction in the precentral gyrus: mechanisms of stroke. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2011 Jan; 4(1):10-3.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22518261; PMCID: PMC3317275
  9. Karakis I, Macdonald JA, Stefanidou M, Kase CS. Clinical and radiological features of brainstem variant of hypertensive encephalopathy. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2009 Apr; 2(2):172-6.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22518250; PMCID: PMC3317337
  10. Koulentaki M, Ioannidou D, Stefanidou M, Maraki S, Drigiannakis I, Dimoulios P, Melono JM, Tosca A, Kouroumalis EA. Dermatological manifestations in primary biliary cirrhosis patients: a case control study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2006 Mar; 101(3):541-6. PMID: 16464228

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Bar chart showing 10 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2020

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75 E. Newton St Collamore Building
Boston MA 02118
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