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 (1996), Pediatrics
Residency Children's Medical Center (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