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Peter T. Heydemann, MD

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  • Child Neurology
  • Pediatrics
Board Certification:
  • Neurology with Special Qualif in Child Neurology
  • Pediatrics
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Residency: Children's Memorial Hospital - Pediatrics
  University of Chicago Medical Center - Neurology (Emphasis in Child Neurology)
Clinical Expertise:
  • Epilepsy
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Rett syndrome
  • Syncope
  • Tourette syndrome
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Patterns of Hydrocephalus Caused by Congenital Toxoplasma gondii Infection Associate With Parasite Genetics.
    Hutson SL, Wheeler KM, McLone D, Frim D, Penn R, Swisher CN, Heydemann PT, Boyer KM, Noble AG, Rabiah P, Withers S, Montoya JG, Wroblewski K, Karrison T, Grigg ME, McLeod R
    Clin. Infect. Dis.
    2015 Sep 24
  2. Clustering of Toxoplasma gondii Infections Within Families of Congenitally Infected Infants.
    Contopoulos-Ioannidis D, Wheeler KM, Ramirez R, Press C, Mui E, Zhou Y, Van Tubbergen C, Prasad S, Maldonado Y, Withers S, Boyer KM, Noble AG, Rabiah P, Swisher CN, Heydemann P, Wroblewski K, Karrison T, Grigg ME, Montoya JG, McLeod R
    Clin. Infect. Dis.
    2015 Sep 24
  3. Under-recognition of Low Blood Pressure Readings in Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
    Masood SA, Kazmouz S, Heydemann P, Li H, Kenny D
    Pediatr Cardiol
    2015 Oct
  4. ALOX12 In Human Toxoplasmosis.
    Witola WH, Liu SR, Montpetit A, Welti R, Hypolite M, Roth M, Zhou Y, Mui E, Cesbron-Delauw MF, Fournie GJ, Cavailles P, Bisanz C, Boyer K, Withers S, Noble AG, Swisher CN, Heydemann PT, Rabiah P, McLeod R
    Infect. Immun.
    2014 Mar 31
  5. Spinal Cord Lesions in Congenital Toxoplasmosis Demonstrated with Neuroimaging, Including Their Successful Treatment in an Adult.
    Burrowes D, Boyer K, Swisher CN, Noble AG, Sautter M, Heydemann P, Rabiah P, Lee D, McLeod R; the Toxoplasmosis Study Group.
    J Neuroparasitology. 2012
    2012 Mar
    3(2012). doi:pii: 235533.
  6. Prematurity and severity are associated with Toxoplasma gondii alleles (NCCCTS, 1981-2009).
    McLeod R, Boyer KM, Lee D, Mui E, Wroblewski K, Karrison T, Noble AG, Withers S, Swisher CN, Heydemann PT, Sautter M, Babiarz J, Rabiah P, Meier P, Grigg ME; Toxoplasmosis Study Group.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2012
    2012 Jun
    54(11):1595-605. doi: 10.1093/cid/cis258. Epub 2012 Apr 11.
  7. Unrecognized ingestion of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts leads to congenital toxoplasmosis and causes epidemics in North America.
    Boyer K, Hill D, Mui E, Wroblewski K, Karrison T, Dubey JP, Sautter M, Noble AG, Withers S, Swisher C, Heydemann P, Hosten T, Babiarz J, Lee D, Meier P, McLeod R; Toxoplasmosis Study Group.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2011
    2011 Dec
    53(11):1081-9. doi: 10.1093/cid/cir667. Epub 2011 Oct 21.
  8. Evidence for associations between the purinergic receptor P2X(7) (P2RX7) and toxoplasmosis
    Jamieson SE, Peixoto-Rangel AL, Hargrave AC, Roubaix LA, Mui EJ, Boulter NR, Miller EN, Fuller SJ, Wiley JS, Castellucci L, Boyer K, Peixe RG, Kirisits MJ, Elias Lde S, Coyne JJ, Correa-Oliveira R, Sautter M, Smith NC, Lees MP, Swisher CN, Heydemann P, Noble AG, Patel D, Bardo D, Burrowes D, McLone D, Roizen N, Withers S, Bahia-Oliveira LM, McLeod R, Blackwell JM
    Genes Immun
    2010 Jul
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