Excellence in research
Though his research achievements are numerous and widespread, Dr. Scott is particularly esteemed for his breakthroughs in the study of Moyamoya disease. His laboratory has examined various molecular compounds and growth factors in blood and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), which may offer clues to the onset, progression and potential treatment of this rare disease.
Dr. Scott's recent publications include the following:
Proctor MR, Scott RM, Oakes WJ, Muraszko KM. Chiari malformation. Neurosurgical Focus. 2011 Sep;31(3):Introduction.
Winkfield KM, Tsai HK, Yao X, Larson E, Neuberg D, Pomeroy SL, Ullrich NJ, Cohen LE, Kieran MW, Scott RM, Goumnerova LC, Marcus KJ. Long-term clinical outcomes following treatment of childhood craniopharyngioma. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2011 Jul 1;56(7):1120-6. doi: 10.1002/pbc.22884. Epub 2010 Dec 1.
Moftakhar P, Smith ER, Choulakian A, Scott RM, Danielpour M. Moyamoya disease in children with congenital dwarfing conditions. Pediatric Neurosurgery. 2010;46(5):373-80. Epub 2011 Mar 9.
Magge SN, Smyth MD, Governale LS, Goumnerova L, Madsen J, Munro B, Nalbach SV, Proctor MR, Scott RM, Smith ER. Idiopathic syrinx in the pediatric population: a combined center experience. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics. 2011 Jan;7(1):30-6.
Smith ER, Scott RM. Moyamoya: epidemiology, presentation, and diagnosis. Neurosurgery Clinics of North America. 2010 Jul;21(3):543-51.
Grondin RT, Scott RM, Smith ER. Pediatric brain tumors. Advances in Pediatrics. 2009;56:249-69.
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