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Child Neurology Research Faculty

Research faculty in the Division of Child Neurology lead innovative collaborative projects designed to advance the field.


Kaleb H. Yohay, MD

Director, Division of Child Neurology and Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center
Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics
Expertise: clinical trial design, and development and validation of outcome measures for clinical trials
Methodologic skills: design and implementation of clinical trials, animal surgery, immunohistochemistry, and radiation studies


Devorah Segal, MD, PhD

Associate Director, Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center
Clinical Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics
Expertise: Neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1), neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2), schwannomatosis, pediatric brain tumors, and metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD)
Methodological skills: clinical trials


Mary-Lynn Y. Chu, MD

Director of Pediatric Services, NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital
Clinical Professor, Department of Neurology
Expertise: neuromuscular disorders (spinal muscular atrophy, muscular dystrophies, and cerebral palsy)


Aaron Nelson, MD, MBS

Director, Child Neurology Residency
Director of Epilepsy, NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Expertise: child neurology, education, and epilepsy
Methodological skills: database research (both internal and multi-institutional), simulation, and educational assessment tools


Nicolas J. Abreu, MD

Director, Lysosomal Storage Disorders Program
Associate Director, Neurogenetics
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Expertise: neurogenetics and pediatric neurodegenerative lysosomal storage disorders
Methodological skills: quantitative neurodevelopmental outcome assessment, genotype–phenotype correlation, and use of novel genetic therapeutics


Claire Miller, MD, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Expertise: pediatric neurology and movement disorders
Methodological skills: disease phenotyping


Kara Anstett, MS, CGC

Certified Genetic Counselor, Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center
Expertise: neurofibromatosis, neurogenetics, and genetic counseling
Methodological skills: germline and somatic molecular analysis, genetic variant analysis, genotype–phenotype correlation, disease phenotyping, qualitative analysis, survey research, and research in rare disease populations