Manu Hegde, MD, PhD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||521 Parnassus Ave, Clinic Sci|
San Francisco CA 94143
|University of California Davis||M.D.||2005||School of Medicine|
|University of California, San Francisco||Ph.D.||1999|| Graduate Division (Biomedical Sciences)|
Dr. Manu Hegde is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at UCSF. He is also a Staff Physician at the Epilepsy Center of Excellence at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center (http://www.epilepsy.va.gov). He received a BA with honors in psychobiology from Claremont McKenna College, before earning a medical degree and a doctorate in neuroscience at the University of California, Davis. He then completed a medicine internship at Alameda County Medical Center in Oakland, followed by a neurology residency at UCSF, where he served as a chief neurology resident for Moffitt Hospital in his final year. He completed a fellowship in epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology at UCSF before joining the faculty.
Dr. Hegde cares for adults with seizures, teaches trainees, and conducts research. His primary research interest is the discovery of epilepsy biomarkers, and he is a principal investigator for the Human Epilepsy Project (http://humanepilepsyproject.org), a large multicenter prospective study of people with focal epilepsy. His other interests include the utilization of novel techniques to improve seizure localization, developing an algorithm for epilepsy surgery candidacy, studying sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP), and understanding links between epilepsy and autoimmune disease. He has published on a variety of topics, and has received research funding from NIH/NINDS, as well as nongovernmental organizations.
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