Investigator

Qi Xu

MD. MPil

  • Accepting Students: No

Contact

Current Positions

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics & Child Health
Pediatric-neurologist, Epileptiologist, Children's Hospital, Shared Health

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Nantong Medical College, China
Master of Philosophy, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Research Focus

The predicator factors of long term epilepsy and long-term neurodevelopmental outcome in children who have suffered from neonatal encephalopathy, particular Neonatal Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE). The findings are moderate and severe HIE has poor neurodevelopmental outcome. Specific MRI pattern predicts epilepsy risk.

Research Interests

Caregiver burden/social experience of children with epilepsy.
Long term outcome of seizure & development in kids treated with epilepsy surgery