Biography

My clinical interests include stroke in children and the neurologic complications of sickle cell disease. We have a special Sickle Cell Neurology Clinic, a Pediatric Stroke Clinic and a Multidisciplinary Pediatric Stroke Clinic at Childrens Medical Center Dallas.

Education

Medical School Columbia University (1995)
Internship Children's Medical Center - GME (1996), Pediatrics
Residency Children's Medical Center - GME (1997), Pediatrics
Residency UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (2000), Pediatric Neurology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Neurologic Complications of Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Pediatric or Childhood Strokes
  • Sturge-Webber Syndrome

Publications

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The Cerebral Vasculopathy of PHACES Syndrome
Heyer GL, Dowling MM, Licht DJ,, Tay SK-H, Morel K, Garzon MC, Meyers P Stroke 2008 39 308-316
The Cerebral Vasculopathy of PHACES Syndrome
Heyer GL, Dowling MM, Licht DJ,, Tay SK-H, Morel K, Garzon MC, Meyers P Stroke 2008 39 308-316
Sturge-Weber Syndrome Associated with Other Abnormalities
Comi AM, Mehta P, Hatfield LA, Dowling MM Arch Neurol 2005 62 1924-1927
Idiopathic Ischemic Cerebral Infarction in Childhood: Depiction of Arterial Abnormalities by MR Angiography and Catheter Angiography
Rollins,N., Dowling, M., Booth, T., and Purdy,P. and Purdy, P. Am J Neuroradiol 2000 21 549-555
Acute Onset of Chorea and Dystonia Following a Febrile Illness in a 1-year-old Boy
Dowling,M.M., and Chudnow, R.S. Seminars in Pediatric Neurology 1999 6 (3) 216-220
Expression of Odorant Receptor Genes in the Catfish Olfactory Epithelium
Ngai,J., Chess, A., Dowling,M.M., and Axel, R. Chemical Senses 1993 18 (2) 209-216

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Child Neurology Society