Andrea Catalina Pardo

  • 1030 Citations

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Research Interests

One of the motivations that has permeated and guided my research career is understanding the role of brain development in the pathogenesis of neurological diseases. My career as a researcher started in the basic sciences studying the role of glial precursors in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. As a fellow and junior faculty, I studied the role of hypoxia in oligodendrocyte development and its effect on white matter injury. I have continued to develop as a neonatal neurologist and neurocritical care neurologist. Currently, I serve as interim director of the Neurocritical Care Program at Lurie Children's.

My area of clinical and research focus is neonatal neurology studying different aspects of the neurological disease burden in neonates. Currently, I study the role of rapid imaging in the work up of neonatal seizures. I also collaborate to investigate new diagnostic tools for infants at risk for cerebral palsy.

I focus on the care of critically ill neonates and children with neurologic complications or primary neurologic injury. I am interim director of the Ken and Ruth Davee Neurocritical Care Program at Lurie Children's. My outpatient clinic focuses on the care of neonates and infants with neurologic disease.

Training Experience

2007Postdoctoral Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University
2012Residency, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Universidad del Rosario

… → 2003

Research interests

  • Brain Injury
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Clinical Research
  • Neurology of the Newborn
  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Translational Research

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Research Output

  • 1030 Citations
  • 23 Article
  • 2 Chapter

Utility of Rapid Sequence Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Guiding Management of Patients With Neonatal Seizures

Czech, T. & Pardo, A. C., Feb 2020, In : Pediatric neurology. 103, p. 57-60 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Corpus Callosum Vasculature Predicts White Matter Microstructure Abnormalities after Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

    Wendel, K. M., Lee, J. B., Affeldt, B. M., Hamer, M., Harahap-Carrillo, I. S., Pardo, A. C. & Obenaus, A., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Neurotrauma. 36, 1, p. 152-164 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 8 Scopus citations

    Febrile seizures

    Pardo, AC., Oct 2018, In : Child’s Doctor Online CME Rounds.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Neonatal SIRPIDs, a Confusing EEG Finding

    Gorman, K. M., Jeong, A. & Pardo, A. C., Apr 1 2018, In : Pediatric neurology. 81, p. 45-46 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle