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

Sévère, M, Ng, P, Messerlian, C, Andersen, J, Buckley, D, Fehlings, D et al.. Congenital Malformations in Children With Cerebral Palsy: Is Prematurity Protective?. Pediatr. Neurol. 2020. PMID:32386793

Levy, JP, Oskoui, M, Ng, P, Andersen, J, Buckley, D, Fehlings, D et al.. Ataxic-hypotonic cerebral palsy in a cerebral palsy registry: Insights into a distinct subtype. Neurol Clin Pract. 2020.10 (2)131-139 PMID:32309031

Williams Buckley, A, Hirtz, D, Oskoui, M, Armstrong, MJ, Batra, A, Bridgemohan, C et al.. Practice guideline: Treatment for insomnia and disrupted sleep behavior in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder: Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology. 2020.94 (9)392-404 PMID:32051244

Amankwah, N, Oskoui, M, Garner, R, Bancej, C, Manuel, DG, Wall, R et al.. Cerebral palsy in Canada, 2011-2031: results of a microsimulation modelling study of epidemiological and cost impacts. Health Promot Chronic Dis Prev Can. 2020.40 (2)25-37 PMID:32049464

Myers, KA, Oskoui, M. Seizures in Epilepsy With Eyelid Myoclonia May Be Provoked by Eye Closure, Not Fixation Removal. Pediatr. Neurol. 2020.105 62-64 PMID:31932118

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