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Amy Brooks-Kayal, MD

Professor, Pediatrics-Neurology, Neurology
Brooks-Kayal
Clinic Phone: 720-777-6895

Specialties: Pediatrics, Child Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology

Location: Aurora - Children's Hospital Colorado

Clinical Interest for Patients: Pediatric Epilepsy

Conditions & Treatments: Brain and Nervous System, Brain and Nervous System - Epilepsy
 
General Information
Gender: Female
Language: English
Education and Training
Medical Schools
MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1988)

Undergraduate Schools
AB, Cornell University (NY) (1984)

Internships
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Program (1989)

Residency Program
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Program, Pediatrics (1991)
University of Pennsylvania/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Program, Psychiatry and Neurology - Child Neurology (1995)

Fellowships
University of Pennsylvania/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Program, Psychiatry and Neurology - Clinical Neurophysiology (1992)

Specialty Information
Specialties
Pediatrics, Board Certification (1991)
Psychiatry and Neurology - Child Neurology, Board Certification (1996)
Psychiatry and Neurology - Clinical Neurophysiology, Board Certification (1997)


Practice Locations
Hospital Affiliation
Children's Hospital Colorado

Clinical Location
Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234
800-624-6553
Appointments: 720-777-1234
Website

Job Titles
Academic - Professor
Division Academic - Chief of Pediatric Neurology
Division Academic - Ponzio Family Chair in Pediatric Neurology
Additional Academic - Co-Director Translational Epilepsy Research Program

Affiliated Schools / Colleges
School of Pharmacy

Department, Section / Division
Pediatrics, Pediatrics-Neurology
Neurology

Professional Memberships
American Epilepsy Society - Nominating Committee, Board of Directors
American Neurological Association - Executive Committee, Membership Committee
Society for Neuroscience - Awards Committee
Child Neurology Society
Professors of Child Neurology
American Academy of Neurology
Society for Pediatric Research
Epilepsy Foundation - Research Council
National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke - Epilepsy Benchmarks Steward
Research & Grants
Website
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term="Brooks-Kayal AR"[Author]

Research Interests
My research focuses on understanding how seizures effect the brain and on development of novel treatments for the prevention, treatment and cure of epilepsy
Teaching
Professor (2008)
School of Medicine
Pediatrics
Pediatric Neurology; Epilepsy; GABA(A) Receptors

Professor (2009)
School of Medicine
Neurology

Professor (2010)
School of Pharmacy

Information for Referring Providers
Clinical Interests for Referring Providers: Pediatric Epilepsy

Research Interest for Referring Providers: My research focuses on the effects of seizure activity on neurotransmitter systems with particular emphasis on understanding the molecular regulation of GABA(A) receptor expression during epileptogenesis and development of novel therapeutics for the prevention, treatment and cure of epilepsy

Hospital Affiliation
Children's Hospital Colorado

Clinical Location: Aurora - Children's Hospital Colorado

Clinic Phone: 720-777-6895

Fax Phone: 720-777-7196

Research Phone: 303-724-4289
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