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Kan Ding, M.D., is Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in epilepsy and seizure disorders.

Dr. Ding earned her medical degree at Peking Union Medical College in China. She completed a residency in Neurology and advanced training in Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy through fellowships at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

Dr. Ding’s research focuses on the impact of regular physical activity in patients with epilepsy and traumatic brain injury. She also actively collaborates with the Critical Care EEG Monitoring Research Consortium (CCEMRC) to improve our understanding of the clinical significance of long-term EEG monitoring in critically ill patients.

Education

Medical School
Peking Union Medical College (1997)
Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2012), Neurology
Fellowship
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2013), Epilepsy/clinical Neurophysiology

Research Interest

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Cognition comorbidity in epilepsy and traumatic brain injury
  • ICU EEG Monitoring
  • Post-Traumatic Epilepsy

Publications

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Assessing recent suicidal ideation and behavior in the adult epilepsy monitoring unit.
Husari KS, Blackburn KM, Ding K, Roaten K, Hays R, Epilepsy Behav 2019 Mar 94 100-103
Arterial Pressure, Heart Rate, and Cerebral Hemodynamics Across the Adult Life Span.
Xing CY, Tarumi T, Meijers RL, Turner M, Repshas J, Xiong L, Ding K, Vongpatanasin W, Yuan LJ, Zhang R Hypertension 2017 Feb

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Honors & Awards

  • Darryl K Royal Foundation Research Award
    (2015)
  • Victor Riberg/Leon Weisberg Award 1st place
    (2010)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • National Neurotrauma Society (2016)
  • Texas Neurology Society (2016)
  • American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (2012)
  • American Epilepsy Society (2012)
  • American Academy of Neurology (2008)