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

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

Hodgkinson, VL, Chapman, K, Izenberg, A, Lochmüller, H, O'Connell, C, O'Ferrall, EK et al.. Response to provincial governments' decisions regarding monitoring for adults with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Can J Neurol Sci. 2020. 1-10 PMID:32713403

Hodgkinson, VL, Oskoui, M, Lounsberry, J, M'Dahoma, S, Butler, E, Campbell, C et al.. A National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Registry for Real-World Evidence. Can J Neurol Sci. 2020. 1-6 PMID:32493524

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. 2020.108 70-76 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

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