Susan Iannaccone, M.D.

Professor

Endowed Title: Jimmy Elizabeth Westcott Distinguished Chair in Pediatric Neurology

Department: Pediatrics, Neurology & Neurotherapeutics

Biography

Name: Susan T. Iannaccone, MD, FAAN Academic Title: Jimmy Elizabeth Westcott Distinguished Chair in Pediatric Neurology Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Director of Child Neurology Children’s Medical Center 2350 Stemmons Freeway, Suite 5400 Dallas TX 75207 Medical/Professional School Attended: State University of New York, Syracuse, New York LeMoyne College, Syracuse, New York Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester Rochester, Rochester, New York St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri State University Hospital, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, New York Current Practice Type and/or Employer: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Director of Child Neurology Children’s Medical Center Outstanding Achievements and/or other Pertinent Information: Positions and Honors. List in chronological order previous positions, concluding with your present position. List any honors. Include present membership on any Federal Government public advisory committee. 2005-Present Jimmy Elizabeth Westcott Distinguished Chair of Pediatric Neurology 2004-Present Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 1995-Present Professor of Neurology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas

Education

Medical School State University of New York - Upstate (1969)
Internship State University of New York - Syracuse (1970), Pediatrics
Residency State University of New York - Syracuse (1971), Pediatrics
Residency Saint Louis Children's Hospital (1972), Pediatrics
Fellowship Strong Mem Hosp Univ of Rochester (1975), Neurology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Neuro-Rehabilitation
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

Research Interests

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Publications

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Featured Publications

Novel LMNA mutations in patients with Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy and functional characterization of four LMNA mutations

Scharner J, Brown CA, Bower M, Iannaccone ST, Khatri IA, Escolar D, Gordon E, Felice K, Crowe CA, Grosmann C, Meriggioli MN, Asamoah A, Gordon O, Gnocchi VF, Ellis JA, Mendell JR, Zammit PS Hum Mutat 2010 In Press

Congenital CHAT defects: clinical, genetic and expression studies in 11 patients

Shen X, Crawford T, Brengman J, Acsadi G, Iannaconne S, Karaca E, Khoury C, Mah JK, Edvardson S, Bajzer Z, Rodgers D, Engel AG Annals of Neurology 2010 In Press

The PedsQL? in Pediatric Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Feasibility, Reliability, and Validity of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory? Neuromuscular Module and Generic Core Scales

Davis SE, Hynan LS, Limbers CA, Andersen M, Greene MC, Varni JW, and Iannaccone ST Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease 2010 11 97-109

Reliability of telephone administration of the PedsQL Generic Quality of Life Inventory and Neuromuscular Module in spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)

Dunaway S, Montes J, Montgomery M, Battista V, Koo B, Marra J, De Vivo DC, Hynan LS, Iannaccone ST, Kaufmann P Neuromuscular Disorders 2010 20(3) 162-165

Dystrophinopathy in Girls with Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Phenotype

Golla S, Agadi S, Burns DK, Marks W, Batish SD, del Gaudio D, Iannaccone ST Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease 2010 11:203 203 - 208

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Honors/Awards

  • Speical award from graduating Pediatric Neurology residents for mentoring
    (2010)
  • Member, Executive Council
    American Neurological Association 2008 - Present (2008)
  • Texas 2008 Super Doctors
    Texas Monthly (2008)
  • Chair, Section on Child Neurology
    American Academy of Neurology 2007 - 2009 (2007)
  • Neurology Alumni Award
    University of Rochester Department of Neurology (2000)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Academy of Neurology
  • Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • New York Academy of Science
  • Southern Society for Pediatric Research