Anne T Berg

  • 18165 Citations
1980 …2020

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Research Interests

The focus of my research for over 30 years has been “natural” of pediatric seizures and epilepsy with a specific emphasis on seizure outcomes, developmental and cognitive consequences the impact on quality of life, impact on families, and the implications of all of these considerations for care and care-models. In 2007, I played a key role in focusing NINDS research priorities on the cognitive, developmental, and behavioral co-morbidities of epilepsy and organized sessions at the American Epilepsy Society meeting to investigate these areas and identify research opportunities for improving patients’ outcomes. In 2013, I Co-Chaired the NINDS-sponsored Curing Epilepsies conference and also organized and led the workshop, “Priorities in Pediatric Epilepsy Research: Improving Children’s Futures Today.” I was one of the initial founders of the Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium (PERC) which has grown to 40 centers in the US. Most recently, I have initiated a web-based platform to facilitate rapid, collection of high-value information about a large range of morbidities that affect children with early life developmental epilepsies. Using evidence to transform attitudes and approaches toward early life epilepsy from one of futility to one in which precision diagnosis can lead to precision therapies and ultimately to improved outcome is the driving force behind my research endeavors.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Yale University

… → 1986

Research interests

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Epidemiology
  • Epilepsy
  • Genomics
  • Health Services Research
  • Healthcare Quality

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Research Output

Depression and anxiety in children with epilepsy and other chronic health conditions: National estimates of prevalence and risk factors

LaGrant, B., Marquis, B. O., Berg, A. T. & Grinspan, Z. M., Feb 2020, In : Epilepsy and Behavior. 103, 106828.

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  • 1 Scopus citations

    The natural history of seizures and neuropsychiatric symptoms in childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (CECTS)

    Ross, E. E., Stoyell, S. M., Kramer, M. A., Berg, A. T. & Chu, C. J., Feb 2020, In : Epilepsy and Behavior. 103, 106437.

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  • Comparative Effectiveness of Phenobarbital versus Levetiracetam for Infantile Epilepsy

    Grinspan, Z. M., Shellhaas, R. A. & Berg, A. T., Nov 2019, In : Pediatric neurology. 100, 1 p.

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    1 Scopus citations

    Historical trend toward improved long-term outcome in childhood absence epilepsy

    Morse, E., Giblin, K., Chung, M. H., Dohle, C., Berg, A. T. & Blumenfeld, H., May 2019, In : Epilepsy Research. 152, p. 7-10 4 p.

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  • 1 Scopus citations

    Immediate outcomes in early life epilepsy: A contemporary account

    Berg, A. T., Wusthoff, C., Shellhaas, R. A., Loddenkemper, T., Grinspan, Z. M., Saneto, R. P., Knupp, K. G., Patel, A., Sullivan, J. E., Kossoff, E. H., Chu, C. J., Massey, S., Valencia, I., Keator, C., Wirrell, E. C., Coryell, J., Millichap, J. J. & Gaillard, W. D., Aug 2019, In : Epilepsy and Behavior. 97, p. 44-50 7 p.

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  • 2 Scopus citations