Eduardo Garcia, MD, FAAN

Assistant Clinical Professor

Tufts University School of Medicine

Associate Director, Neurophysiology Lab, Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Newton, MA 02462, USA


Biography

EDUCATION
Medical School
1998 MD University of Monterrey School of Medicine, San Pedro Garza Garcia, N.L., Mexico

Research Interest

MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS
1. Pharmacological Treatment of epilepsy
2. Diagnosis and Treatment of Status Epilepticus
3. Continuous EEG Monitoring in critically ill patients

Scientific Activities

AWARDS AND HONORS
10/2015 Fellow, American Academy of Neurology
01/2013 Fellow, Palatucci Advocacy and Leadership Forum, American Academy of Neurology
01/2006 William J. Harringon Latin American Training Programs, University of Miami School of Medicine

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
American Academy of Neurology
American Epilepsy Society
Massachusetts Medical Society
Massachusetts Neurological Association

Publications

“Epidemiology of Epilepsy in North America” (Chapter) Textbook of Functional Neurosurgery, Guildenberg, PL, Tasker RL, McGraw Hill, 1997
Mechanical Reflex Oscillation in the Genesis of Orthostatic Tremor (poster presentation), Stanley Cobb Assembly, Boston, MA (April 19, 2001)
Complex Partial Status Epilepticus as the Initial Manifestation of MELAS (Poster Presentation), Neuroscience Resident’s Day, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH (May 28, 2003)
Variation of Serum Valproate and Lamotrigine levels In Relation to Menstural Cycle Phase and Oral Contraceptive use: An Interim Analysis. (Abstract) American Epilepsy Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA (December, 4, 2007)
Variations in Valproate and Lamotrigine Levels with Menstrual Cycle Phase and Oral Contraception, Neurology 2009 Mar 10; 72 (10): 911-4.
Comparison of Different Antiepileptic Drug Monotherapies for the Occurrence of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder among Women with Epilepsy” (Abstract) American Epilepsy Society Meeting, Boston, MA (December 2009)
Diagnosing Polyglucosan Body Disease a Case Report and Review of the Literature (Abstract) American Academy of Neurology Meeting, Toronto, ON (April 2010).
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder: Relationships to potential epileptic, andantiepileptic drug, and reproductive endocrine factors. Epilepsy Behavior Aug; 2011; 21(4): 391-396
Does Memantine Improve Verbal Memory Task Memory Performance in Subjects with Localization Related Epilepsy with Memory Dysfunction? A Double Blind Pacebo Controlled Trial. Site PI (in progress)
A Randomized, Double Blind Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Group Multicenter Trial of Pregabalin As Adjunctive Therapy in Pediatric And
Adult Subjects With Primary Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures. Site PI (in progress)
A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of SAGE 547 Injection in the Treatment of Subjects with Super Refractory Status Epilepticus. Site PI (Awaiting IRB approval).
Hypersexuality Following Temporal Resection: Oh Behave! Poster presentation American Epilepsy Society Meeting, Philadelphia,
December 2015.

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