Nancy L Kuntz

  • 2814 Citations
1982 …2050

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Research Interests

Dr. Nancy Kuntz is a child neurologist with additional board certifications in Pediatrics, Electrodiagnostic Medicine and Autonomic Medicine. Dr. Kuntz joined the Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine in December 2009 and is Medical Director of the Mazza Foundation Neuromuscular Disorders Program, the PPMD Duchenne Care Center and the MDA Care Center at Lurie Children’s. Before relocating to Chicago, Dr. Kuntz was part of the Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Rochester where she did her training in child neurology and clinical electromyography and developed experience treating neuromuscular disorders in children. Dr. Kuntz is interested in the development of less invasive methods of neuromuscular diagnosis in children and serves as site Principal Investigator in a number of clinical treatment trials for neuromuscular disorders in children.

Clinical evaluation methodology and clinical treatment trials of disorders of the motor unit are my primary areas of interest. These include disorders of peripheral nerve, neuromuscular junction and muscle. Characterization of autonomic nervous system in children and adolescents is an integral part of this effort.

Treatment of neuromuscular and autonomic disorders in infants, children and adolescents. Support of comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-centered care. Continued development of understanding of neuroimmunologic contribution to these clinical disorders.

Certifications and Licenses

Autonomic Medicine
Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Pediatrics
Child Neurology

Training Experience

1977Residency, Johns Hopkins Hospital
1980Fellowship, Mayo Medical School
1982Fellowship, Mayo Medical School

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Boston University

… → 1975

Research interests

  • Autoimmunity
  • Autonomic Medicine
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Clinical Research
  • EMG
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Pediatric Neurology

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Research Output

  • 2814 Citations
  • 60 Article
  • 14 Chapter
  • 8 Review article

Mortality and respiratory support in X-linked myotubular myopathy: A RECENSUS retrospective analysis

Graham, R. J., Muntoni, F., Hughes, I., Yum, S. W., Kuntz, N. L., Yang, M. L., Byrne, B. J., Prasad, S., Alvarez, R., Genetti, C. A., Haselkorn, T., James, E. S., Larusso, L. B., Noursalehi, M., Rico, S. & Beggs, A. H., Apr 1 2020, In : Archives of disease in childhood. 105, 4, p. 332-338 7 p.

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Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations

    Moderate exercise improves function and increases adiponectin in the mdx mouse model of muscular dystrophy

    Zelikovich, A. S., Quattrocelli, M., Salamone, I. M., Kuntz, N. L. & McNally, E. M., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 5770.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 3 Scopus citations
    Open Access
  • 10 Scopus citations

    Towards regulatory endorsement of drug development tools to promote the application of model-informed drug development in Duchenne muscular dystrophy

    the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Regulatory Science Consortium (D-RSC), Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics. 46, 5, p. 441-455 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Twice-weekly glucocorticosteroids in infants and young boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

    for the MDA DMD Clinical Research Network, Jun 2019, In : Muscle and Nerve. 59, 6, p. 650-657 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 6 Scopus citations