Jeffrey Waugh, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2017.
Dr. Waugh earned his medical degree at UT Southwestern Medical School in 2007. Following a year-long internship at UT Southwestern, he completed a residency in pediatrics at UT Southwestern/Children’s Medical Center followed by a residency in pediatric neurology at Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital. In 2014, Dr. Waugh completed a fellowship in pediatric movement disorders at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Waugh’s research focuses on pediatric and adult movement disorders, with an emphasis on developing methods for brain imaging in inherited neurological diseases. One recent project involves developing an imaging tool for identifying the striosome and matrix compartments in living human.
- Medical School
- UT Southwestern Medical School (2007)
- UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2009), Pediatrics
- Harvard Medical School/Boston Childrens Hospital (2012), Pediatric Neurology
- Massachusetts General Hospital (2014), Pediatric Movement Disorders
- Functional consequences of dystonia treatment, such as deep brain stimulation
- Neurophysiology of the neostraitum
- Structural basis of dystonia
- Autoimmune Movement Disorders in Children.
- Stredny CM, Waugh JL Semin Pediatr Neurol 2018 Apr 25 92-112
- Inherited and Acquired Choreas.
- de Gusmao CM, Waugh JL Semin Pediatr Neurol 2018 Apr 25 42-53
- Subtle Imaging Findings Aid the Diagnosis of Adolescent Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia and Ataxia.
- Wagner F, Titelbaum DS, Engisch R, Coskun EK, Waugh JL Clin Neuroradiol 2018 Jan
- De Novo Mutations in Protein Kinase Genes CAMK2A and CAMK2B Cause Intellectual Disability.
- Küry S, van Woerden GM, Besnard T, Proietti Onori M, Latypova X, Towne MC, Cho MT, Prescott TE, Ploeg MA, Sanders S, Stessman HAF, Pujol A, Distel B, Robak LA, Bernstein JA, Denommé-Pichon AS, Lesca G, Sellars EA, Berg J, Carré W, Busk ØL, van Bon BWM, Waugh JL, Deardorff M, Hoganson GE, Bosanko KB, Johnson DS, Dabir T, Holla ØL, Sarkar A, Tveten K, de Bellescize J, Braathen GJ, Terhal PA, Grange DK, van Haeringen A, Lam C, Mirzaa G, Burton J, Bhoj EJ, Douglas J, Santani AB, Nesbitt AI, Helbig KL, Andrews MV, Begtrup A, Tang S, van Gassen KLI, Juusola J, Foss K, Enns GM, Moog U, Hinderhofer K, Paramasivam N, Lincoln S, Kusako BH, Lindenbaum P, Charpentier E, Nowak CB, Cherot E, Simonet T, Ruivenkamp CAL, Hahn S, Brownstein CA, Xia F, Schmitt S, Deb W, Bonneau D, Nizon M, Quinquis D, Chelly J, Rudolf G, Sanlaville D, Parent P, Gilbert-Dussardier B, Toutain A, Sutton VR, Thies J, Peart-Vissers LELM, Boisseau P, Vincent M, Grabrucker AM, Dubourg C, Tan WH, Verbeek NE, Granzow M, Santen GWE, Shendure J, Isidor B, Pasquier L, Redon R, Yang Y, State MW, Kleefstra T, Cogné B, Petrovski S, Retterer K, Eichler EE, Rosenfeld JA, Agrawal PB, Bézieau S, Odent S, Elgersma Y, Mercier S Am. J. Hum. Genet. 2017 Nov 101 5 768-788
- PURA syndrome: clinical delineation and genotype-phenotype study in 32 individuals with review of published literature.
- Reijnders MRF, Janowski R, Alvi M, Self JE, van Essen TJ, Vreeburg M, Rouhl RPW, Stevens SJC, Stegmann APA, Schieving J, Pfundt R, van Dijk K, Smeets E, Stumpel CTRM, Bok LA, Cobben JM, Engelen M, Mansour S, Whiteford M, Chandler KE, Douzgou S, Cooper NS, Tan EC, Foo R, Lai AHM, Rankin J, Green A, Lönnqvist T, Isohanni P, Williams S, Ruhoy I, Carvalho KS, Dowling JJ, Lev DL, Sterbova K, Lassuthova P, Neupauerová J, Waugh JL, Keros S, Clayton-Smith J, Smithson SF, Brunner HG, van Hoeckel C, Anderson M, Clowes VE, Siu VM, Ddd Study T, Selber P, Leventer RJ, Nellaker C, Niessing D, Hunt D, Baralle D J. Med. Genet. 2017 Nov
- Defining Hand Stereotypies in Rett Syndrome: A Movement Disorders Perspective.
- Dy ME, Waugh JL, Sharma N, O'Leary H, Kapur K, D'Gama AM, Sahin M, Urion DK, Kaufmann WE Pediatr. Neurol. 2017 Oct 75 91-95
- Deep brain stimulation for monogenic dystonia.
- Aravamuthan BR, Waugh JL, Stone SS Curr. Opin. Pediatr. 2017 Sep
- Striatal dysfunction in X-linked dystonia-parkinsonism is associated with disease progression.
- Brüggemann N, Rosales RL, Waugh JL, Blood AJ, Domingo A, Heldmann M, Jamora RD, Münchau A, Münte TF, Lee LV, Buchmann I, Klein C Eur. J. Neurol. 2017 May 24 5 680-686
- Treatment of ADCY5-Associated Dystonia, Chorea, and Hyperkinetic Disorders With Deep Brain Stimulation: A Multicenter Case Series.
- Dy ME, Chang FC, Jesus SD, Anselm I, Mahant N, Zeilman P, Rodan LH, Foote KD, Tan WH, Eskandar E, Sharma N, Okun MS, Fung VS, Waugh JL J. Child Neurol. 2016 Jul 31 8 1027-35
- Benign hereditary chorea related to NKX2-1 with ataxia and dystonia.
- de Gusmao CM, Kok F, Casella EB, Waugh JL Neurol Genet 2016 Feb 2 1 e40
Ataxia. In Pediatric Infectious Diseases: Essentials for Practice, 2nd ed, Shah SS, Kemper AR, Ratner AJ, eds.
De Gusmao CM, Waugh JL (2018). New York, NY, McGraw-Hill; 114-119
Honors & Awards
- Invited Member, Practice Committee, Child Neurology Society
- Invited Member, Medical Economics and Management Committee, American Academy of Neurology
- Member, Clinical Documentation Integrity Committee, Boston Children's Hospital
- Silverman Family Fellowship, Bachman-Strauss Dystonia Parkinson Foundation
- International Child Neurology Association (2016)
- Collaborative Center for X-linked Dystonia Parkinsonism, invited member (2014)
- American Neuropsychiatric Association (2013)
- Movement Disorders Society (2011)
- American Academy of Neurology (2009)
- Child Neurology Society (2009)