The Neuromuscular Disease Network for Canada


Maryam Oskoui


Clinician Scientist, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

Associate Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University

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Dr Maryam Oskoui is a pediatric neurologist and epidemiologist. She is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology and Neurosurgery and an Associate Member of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McGill University. She is a recipient of a Clinical Research Scholar Junior 2 award from the FRQ-S.¬† Dr Oskoui serves as an evidence-based methodologist for the American Academy of Neurology and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for Muscular Dystrophy Canada. She chairs the Canadian Neuromuscular Disease Registry’s Spinal Muscular Atrophy Working Group and is an investigator in clinical trials in spinal muscular atrophy.

Recent publications

Fortin, O, Ng, P, Dorais, M, Koclas, L, Pigeon, N, Shevell, M et al.. Emergency department use in children with cerebral palsy: a data linkage study. Can J Neurol Sci. 2020. 1-18 PMID:33023677

Hodgkinson, V, Lounsberry, J, M'Dahoma, S, Russell, A, Benstead, T, Brais, B et al.. The Canadian Neuromuscular Disease Registry 2010-2019: A Decade of Facilitating Clinical Research Through a Nationwide, Pan-Neuromuscular Disease Registry. J Neuromuscul Dis. 2020. PMID:32925088

Fortin, O, Ng, P, Dorais, M, Koclas, L, Pigeon, N, Shevell, M et al.. Hospitalizations in School-Aged Children with Cerebral Palsy and Population-Based Controls. Can J Neurol Sci. 2020. 1-24 PMID:32912375

Oskoui, M, Ng, P, Zaman, M, Buckley, D, Kirton, A, van Rensburg, E et al.. Complementary and Alternative Therapy Use in Children with Cerebral Palsy. Can J Neurol Sci. 2020. 1-21 PMID:32854793

Boychuck, Z, Andersen, J, Bussières, A, Fehlings, D, Kirton, A, Li, P et al.. Use of consensus methods to determine the early clinical signs of cerebral palsy. Paediatr Child Health. 2020.25 (5)300-307 PMID:32765166

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