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Heather Fullerton, MD, MAS

TitleProfessor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentNeurology
Address675 Nelson Rising Lane
San Francisco CA 94158
Phone415-353-7596
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    University of California, San Francisco, CAMAS2005 Advanced Training in Clinical Research
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TXMD1996Medicine
    University of Texas, Austin, TXBA1992Plan II Liberal Arts

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    Dr. Heather Fullerton is a pediatric vascular neurologist with an active clinical research program in childhood stroke. She is Chief of the UCSF Division of Child Neurology and Medical Director of the Pediatric Brain Center at Benioff Children’s Hospital. She is the former director of the UCSF Pediatric Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Center, which she established in 2006. After graduating from Baylor College of Medicine in 1996, Dr. Fullerton came to UCSF for her pediatrics residency and child neurology fellowship, and then joined the Child Neurology faculty in July 2002. She completed a vascular neurology fellowship in 2003, and a two-year Masters in Clinical Research in 2005. Since then, she has led a robust research program in childhood stroke with continuous grant funding from the NIH, American Heart Association, and Thrasher Research Foundation. Since 2009, she has been the principal investigator of the NIH-funded prospective international study, “The Vascular effects of Infection in Pediatric Stroke” (VIPS). The original VIPS study, completed in 2016, enrolled more than 700 children at 37 hospitals worldwide and established that common childhood infections, particularly herpesviruses, can trigger arterial ischemic stroke. The continuation of this study, VIPS II, will examine specific pathogens and the host immune response in children with stroke. Her long-term goal is to develop clinical trials for primary and secondary stroke prevention in children.


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    The Vascular effects of Infection in Pediatric Stroke (VIPS II) Study
    NIH/NINDS R01NS104094Sep 30, 2017 - Jun 30, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    The Discovering Healthcare Innovations to Address Disparties in Stroke (DIADS) pr
    NIH/NINDS U54NS081760Sep 30, 2012 - Aug 31, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator, Project 2
    The Vascular effects of Infection in Pediatric Stroke (VIPS II) Study
    NIH/NINDS R56NS062820Sep 25, 2009 - Aug 31, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    VIPS: Vascular Effects of Infection in Pediatric Stroke
    NIH/NINDS R01NS062820Aug 5, 2009 - Jul 31, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    The Role of Infection in Childhood Stroke
    NIH/NINDS K02NS053883Jun 8, 2006 - Aug 31, 2011
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Translating discoveries in neurological diseases of infancy and childhood
    NIH/NINDS K12NS001692Jul 1, 1993 - Jun 30, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Wintermark M, Hills NK, DeVeber GA, Barkovich AJ, Bernard TJ, Friedman NR, Mackay MT, Kirton A, Zhu G, Leiva-Salinas C, Hou Q, Fullerton H. Clinical and Imaging Characteristics of Arteriopathy Subtypes in Children with Arterial Ischemic Stroke: Results of the VIPS Study. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2017 Oct 05. PMID: 28982784.
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    2. Fullerton H, Luna JM, Wintermark M, Hills NK, Tokarz R, Li Y, Glaser C, DeVeber GA, Lipkin WI, Elkind MSV. Parvovirus B19 Infection in Children With Arterial Ischemic Stroke. Stroke. 2017 Oct; 48(10):2875-2877. PMID: 28864597.
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    3. Dlamini N, Wintermark M, Fullerton H, Strother S, Lee W, Bjornson B, Guilliams KP, Miller S, Kirton A, Filippi CG, Linds A, Askalan R, deVeber G. Harnessing Neuroimaging Capability in Pediatric Stroke: Proceedings of the Stroke Imaging Laboratory for Children Workshop. Pediatr Neurol. 2017 Apr; 69:3-10. PMID: 28259513.
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    4. Adams RJ, Lackland DT, Brown L, Brown D, Voeks J, Fullerton H, Kanter J, Kwiatkowski JL. Transcranial doppler re-screening of subjects who participated in STOP and STOP II. Am J Hematol. 2016 Dec; 91(12):1191-1194. PMID: 27623561.
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    5. Bernard TJ, Beslow LA, Manco-Johnson MJ, Armstrong-Wells J, Boada R, Weitzenkamp D, Hollatz A, Poisson S, Amlie-Lefond C, Lo W, deVeber G, Goldenberg NA, Dowling MM, Roach ES, Fullerton H, Benseler SM, Jordan LC, Kirton A, Ichord RN. Inter-Rater Reliability of the CASCADE Criteria: Challenges in Classifying Arteriopathies. Stroke. 2016 Oct; 47(10):2443-9. PMID: 27633024.
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    6. Hetts SW, Moftakhar P, Maluste N, Fullerton H, Cooke DL, Amans MR, Dowd CF, Higashida RT, Halbach VV. Pediatric intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas: age-related differences in clinical features, angioarchitecture, and treatment outcomes. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Nov; 18(5):602-610. PMID: 27540826.
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    7. Roddy E, Sear K, Felton E, Tamrazi B, Gauvain K, Torkildson J, Buono BD, Samuel D, Haas-Kogan DA, Chen J, Goldsby RE, Banerjee A, Lupo JM, Molinaro AM, Fullerton H, Mueller S. Presence of cerebral microbleeds is associated with worse executive function in pediatric brain tumor survivors. Neuro Oncol. 2016 Nov; 18(11):1548-1558. PMID: 27540084.
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    8. Fullerton H, deVeber GA, Hills NK, Dowling MM, Fox CK, Mackay MT, Kirton A, Yager JY, Bernard TJ, Hod EA, Wintermark M, Elkind MS. Inflammatory Biomarkers in Childhood Arterial Ischemic Stroke: Correlates of Stroke Cause and Recurrence. Stroke. 2016 Sep; 47(9):2221-8. PMID: 27491741; PMCID: PMC4995134 [Available on 09/01/17].
    9. Fox CK, Glass HC, Sidney S, Smith SE, Fullerton H. Neonatal seizures triple the risk of a remote seizure after perinatal ischemic stroke. Neurology. 2016 Jun 07; 86(23):2179-86. PMID: 27164703; PMCID: PMC4898314 [Available on 06/07/17].
    10. Wei F, Diedrich KT, Fullerton H, deVeber G, Wintermark M, Hodge J, Kirton A. Arterial Tortuosity: An Imaging Biomarker of Childhood Stroke Pathogenesis? Stroke. 2016 May; 47(5):1265-70. PMID: 27006453; PMCID: PMC4846544 [Available on 05/01/17].
    11. Elkind MS, Hills NK, Glaser CA, Lo WD, Amlie-Lefond C, Dlamini N, Kneen R, Hod EA, Wintermark M, deVeber GA, Fullerton H. Herpesvirus Infections and Childhood Arterial Ischemic Stroke: Results of the VIPS Study. Circulation. 2016 Feb 23; 133(8):732-41. PMID: 26813104; PMCID: PMC4766042 [Available on 02/23/17].
    12. Mozaffarian D, Benjamin EJ, Go AS, Arnett DK, Blaha MJ, Cushman M, Das SR, de Ferranti S, Després JP, Fullerton H, Howard VJ, Huffman MD, Isasi CR, Jiménez MC, Judd SE, Kissela BM, Lichtman JH, Lisabeth LD, Liu S, Mackey RH, Magid DJ, McGuire DK, Mohler ER, Moy CS, Muntner P, Mussolino ME, Nasir K, Neumar RW, Nichol G, Palaniappan L, Pandey DK, Reeves MJ, Rodriguez CJ, Rosamond W, Sorlie PD, Stein J, Towfighi A, Turan TN, Virani SS, Woo D, Yeh RW, Turner MB. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics-2016 Update: A Report From the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2016 Jan 26; 133(4):e38-360. PMID: 26673558.
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    13. Fullerton H, Wintermark M, Hills NK, Dowling MM, Tan M, Rafay MF, Elkind MS, Barkovich AJ, deVeber GA. Risk of Recurrent Arterial Ischemic Stroke in Childhood: A Prospective International Study. Stroke. 2016 Jan; 47(1):53-9. PMID: 26556824; PMCID: PMC4696877.
    14. Reeves SL, Fullerton H, Cohn LM, Dombkowski KJ, Boulton ML, Braun TM, Lisabeth LD. Missed Opportunities for Transcranial Doppler Screening Among Children With Sickle Cell Disease. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2016 Oct; 55(12):1093-9. PMID: 26538586.
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    15. Krishnamurthi RV, deVeber G, Feigin VL, Barker-Collo S, Fullerton H, Mackay MT, O'Callahan F, Lindsay MP, Kolk A, Lo W, Shah P, Linds A, Jones K, Parmar P, Taylor S, Norrving B, Mensah GA, Moran AE, Naghavi M, Forouzanfar MH, Nguyen G, Johnson CO, Vos T, Murray CJ, Roth GA. Stroke Prevalence, Mortality and Disability-Adjusted Life Years in Children and Youth Aged 0-19 Years: Data from the Global and Regional Burden of Stroke 2013. Neuroepidemiology. 2015; 45(3):177-89. PMID: 26505982.
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    16. Fullerton H, Hills NK, Elkind MS, Dowling MM, Wintermark M, Glaser CA, Tan M, Rivkin MJ, Titomanlio L, Barkovich AJ, deVeber GA. Infection, vaccination, and childhood arterial ischemic stroke: Results of the VIPS study. Neurology. 2015 Oct 27; 85(17):1459-66. PMID: 26423434; PMCID: PMC4631070 [Available on 10/27/16].
    17. Fullerton H, Stratton K, Mueller S, Leisenring WW, Armstrong GT, Weathers RE, Stovall M, Sklar CA, Goldsby RE, Robison LL, Krull KR. Recurrent stroke in childhood cancer survivors. Neurology. 2015 Sep 22; 85(12):1056-64. PMID: 26311747; PMCID: PMC4603599 [Available on 09/22/16].
    18. Reeves SL, Braun TM, Dombkowski KJ, Fullerton H, Boulton ML, Lisabeth LD. The role of neighborhoods in the receipt of transcranial Doppler screening among children with sickle cell disease. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2015 May; 37(4):269-73. PMID: 25265467.
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    19. Gelfand AA, Fullerton H, Jacobson A, Sidney S, Goadsby PJ, Kurth T, Pressman A. Is migraine a risk factor for pediatric stroke? Cephalalgia. 2015 Dec; 35(14):1252-60. PMID: 25754176; PMCID: PMC4564362 [Available on 12/01/16].
    20. Moftakhar P, Cooke DL, Fullerton H, Ko NU, Amans MR, Narvid JA, Dowd CF, Higashida RT, Halbach VV, Hetts SW. Extent of collateralization predicting symptomatic cerebral vasospasm among pediatric patients: correlations among angiography, transcranial Doppler ultrasonography, and clinical findings. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Mar; 15(3):282-90. PMID: 25555113.
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    21. Mozaffarian D, Benjamin EJ, Go AS, Arnett DK, Blaha MJ, Cushman M, de Ferranti S, Després JP, Fullerton H, Howard VJ, Huffman MD, Judd SE, Kissela BM, Lackland DT, Lichtman JH, Lisabeth LD, Liu S, Mackey RH, Matchar DB, McGuire DK, Mohler ER, Moy CS, Muntner P, Mussolino ME, Nasir K, Neumar RW, Nichol G, Palaniappan L, Pandey DK, Reeves MJ, Rodriguez CJ, Sorlie PD, Stein J, Towfighi A, Turan TN, Virani SS, Willey JZ, Woo D, Yeh RW, Turner MB. Heart disease and stroke statistics--2015 update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2015 Jan 27; 131(4):e29-322. PMID: 25520374.
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    22. Fox CK, Sidney S, Fullerton H. Community-based case-control study of childhood stroke risk associated with congenital heart disease. Stroke. 2015 Feb; 46(2):336-40. PMID: 25516197; PMCID: PMC4308424.
    23. Wintermark M, Hills NK, deVeber GA, Barkovich AJ, Elkind MS, Sear K, Zhu G, Leiva-Salinas C, Hou Q, Dowling MM, Bernard TJ, Friedman NR, Ichord RN, Fullerton H. Arteriopathy diagnosis in childhood arterial ischemic stroke: results of the vascular effects of infection in pediatric stroke study. Stroke. 2014 Dec; 45(12):3597-605. PMID: 25388419; PMCID: PMC4260818.
    24. Poisson SN, Glidden D, Johnston SC, Fullerton H. Deaths from stroke in US young adults, 1989-2009. Neurology. 2014 Dec 02; 83(23):2110-5. PMID: 25361783; PMCID: PMC4276408.
    25. Reeves SL, Fullerton H, Dombkowski KJ, Boulton ML, Braun TM, Lisabeth LD. Physician attitude, awareness, and knowledge regarding guidelines for transcranial Doppler screening in sickle cell disease. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Apr; 54(4):336-45. PMID: 25320061.
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    26. Hills NK, Sidney S, Fullerton H. Timing and number of minor infections as risk factors for childhood arterial ischemic stroke. Neurology. 2014 Sep 02; 83(10):890-7. PMID: 25142897; PMCID: PMC4153847.
    27. Chow ML, Cooke DL, Fullerton H, Amans MR, Narvid J, Dowd CF, Higashida RT, Halbach VV, Hetts SW. Radiological and clinical features of vein of Galen malformations. J Neurointerv Surg. 2015 Jun; 7(6):443-8. PMID: 24789593.
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    28. Potts MB, Sheth SA, Louie J, Smyth MD, Sneed PK, McDermott MW, Lawton MT, Young WL, Hetts SW, Fullerton H, Gupta N. Stereotactic radiosurgery at a low marginal dose for the treatment of pediatric arteriovenous malformations: obliteration, complications, and functional outcomes. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Jul; 14(1):1-11. PMID: 24766309.
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    29. Hetts SW, Cooke DL, Nelson J, Gupta N, Fullerton H, Amans MR, Narvid JA, Moftakhar P, McSwain H, Dowd CF, Higashida RT, Halbach VV, Lawton MT, Kim H. Influence of patient age on angioarchitecture of brain arteriovenous malformations. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2014 Jul; 35(7):1376-80. PMID: 24627452; PMCID: PMC4102659.
    30. Go AS, Mozaffarian D, Roger VL, Benjamin EJ, Berry JD, Blaha MJ, Dai S, Ford ES, Fox CS, Franco S, Fullerton H, Gillespie C, Hailpern SM, Heit JA, Howard VJ, Huffman MD, Judd SE, Kissela BM, Kittner SJ, Lackland DT, Lichtman JH, Lisabeth LD, Mackey RH, Magid DJ, Marcus GM, Marelli A, Matchar DB, McGuire DK, Mohler ER, Moy CS, Mussolino ME, Neumar RW, Nichol G, Pandey DK, Paynter NP, Reeves MJ, Sorlie PD, Stein J, Towfighi A, Turan TN, Virani SS, Wong ND, Woo D, Turner MB. Executive summary: heart disease and stroke statistics--2014 update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2014 Jan 21; 129(3):399-410. PMID: 24446411.
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    31. Go AS, Mozaffarian D, Roger VL, Benjamin EJ, Berry JD, Blaha MJ, Dai S, Ford ES, Fox CS, Franco S, Fullerton H, Gillespie C, Hailpern SM, Heit JA, Howard VJ, Huffman MD, Judd SE, Kissela BM, Kittner SJ, Lackland DT, Lichtman JH, Lisabeth LD, Mackey RH, Magid DJ, Marcus GM, Marelli A, Matchar DB, McGuire DK, Mohler ER, Moy CS, Mussolino ME, Neumar RW, Nichol G, Pandey DK, Paynter NP, Reeves MJ, Sorlie PD, Stein J, Towfighi A, Turan TN, Virani SS, Wong ND, Woo D, Turner MB. Heart disease and stroke statistics--2014 update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2014 Jan 21; 129(3):e28-e292. PMID: 24352519.
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    32. Singhal AB, Biller J, Elkind MS, Fullerton H, Jauch EC, Kittner SJ, Levine DA, Levine SR. Recognition and management of stroke in young adults and adolescents. Neurology. 2013 Sep 17; 81(12):1089-97. PMID: 23946297; PMCID: PMC3795593.
    33. Lehman LL, Fullerton H. Changing ethnic disparity in ischemic stroke mortality in US children after the STOP trial. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Aug 01; 167(8):754-8. PMID: 23797846.
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    34. Fox CK, Glass HC, Sidney S, Lowenstein DH, Fullerton H. Acute seizures predict epilepsy after childhood stroke. Ann Neurol. 2013 Aug; 74(2):249-56. PMID: 23613472; PMCID: PMC3830669.
    35. Singhal NS, Hills NK, Sidney S, Fullerton H. Role of trauma and infection in childhood hemorrhagic stroke due to vascular lesions. Neurology. 2013 Aug 06; 81(6):581-4. PMID: 23825175; PMCID: PMC3775687.
    36. Mueller S, Fullerton H, Stratton K, Leisenring W, Weathers RE, Stovall M, Armstrong GT, Goldsby RE, Packer RJ, Sklar CA, Bowers DC, Robison LL, Krull KR. Radiation, atherosclerotic risk factors, and stroke risk in survivors of pediatric cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Jul 15; 86(4):649-55. PMID: 23680033; PMCID: PMC3696633.
    37. Mueller S, Sear K, Hills NK, Chettout N, Afghani S, Gastelum E, Haas-Kogan D, Fullerton H. Risk of first and recurrent stroke in childhood cancer survivors treated with cranial and cervical radiation therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Jul 15; 86(4):643-8. PMID: 23623405; PMCID: PMC3696632.
    38. Go AS, Mozaffarian D, Roger VL, Benjamin EJ, Berry JD, Borden WB, Bravata DM, Dai S, Ford ES, Fox CS, Franco S, Fullerton H, Gillespie C, Hailpern SM, Heit JA, Howard VJ, Huffman MD, Kissela BM, Kittner SJ, Lackland DT, Lichtman JH, Lisabeth LD, Magid D, Marcus GM, Marelli A, Matchar DB, McGuire DK, Mohler ER, Moy CS, Mussolino ME, Nichol G, Paynter NP, Schreiner PJ, Sorlie PD, Stein J, Turan TN, Virani SS, Wong ND, Woo D, Turner MB. Executive summary: heart disease and stroke statistics--2013 update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2013 Jan 01; 127(1):143-52. PMID: 23283859.
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    39. Go AS, Mozaffarian D, Roger VL, Benjamin EJ, Berry JD, Borden WB, Bravata DM, Dai S, Ford ES, Fox CS, Franco S, Fullerton H, Gillespie C, Hailpern SM, Heit JA, Howard VJ, Huffman MD, Kissela BM, Kittner SJ, Lackland DT, Lichtman JH, Lisabeth LD, Magid D, Marcus GM, Marelli A, Matchar DB, McGuire DK, Mohler ER, Moy CS, Mussolino ME, Nichol G, Paynter NP, Schreiner PJ, Sorlie PD, Stein J, Turan TN, Virani SS, Wong ND, Woo D, Turner MB. Heart disease and stroke statistics--2013 update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2013 Jan 01; 127(1):e6-e245. PMID: 23239837.
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    40. Hills NK, Johnston SC, Sidney S, Zielinski BA, Fullerton H. Recent trauma and acute infection as risk factors for childhood arterial ischemic stroke. Ann Neurol. 2012 Dec; 72(6):850-8. PMID: 23280836; PMCID: PMC3539242.
    41. Tangtiphaiboontana J, Hess CP, Bayer M, Drolet BA, Nassif LM, Metry DW, Barkovich AJ, Frieden IJ, Fullerton H. Neurodevelopmental abnormalities in children with PHACE syndrome. J Child Neurol. 2013 May; 28(5):608-14. PMID: 22805249.
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    42. Hetts SW, Keenan K, Fullerton H, Young WL, English JD, Gupta N, Dowd CF, Higashida RT, Lawton MT, Halbach VV. Pediatric intracranial nongalenic pial arteriovenous fistulas: clinical features, angioarchitecture, and outcomes. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2012 Oct; 33(9):1710-9. PMID: 22766672.
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    43. Fox CK, Johnston SC, Sidney S, Fullerton H. High critical care usage due to pediatric stroke: results of a population-based study. Neurology. 2012 Jul 31; 79(5):420-7. PMID: 22744664; PMCID: PMC3405247.
    44. Siegel DH, Tefft KA, Kelly T, Johnson C, Metry D, Burrows P, Pope E, Cordisco M, Holland KE, Maheshwari M, Keith P, Garzon M, Hess C, Frieden IJ, Fullerton H, Drolet BA. Stroke in children with posterior fossa brain malformations, hemangiomas, arterial anomalies, coarctation of the aorta and cardiac defects, and eye abnormalities (PHACE) syndrome: a systematic review of the literature. Stroke. 2012 Jun; 43(6):1672-4. PMID: 22442177.
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    45. Tatum J, Farid H, Cooke D, Fullerton H, Smith W, Higashida R, Halbach VV, Dowd C. Mechanical embolectomy for treatment of large vessel acute ischemic stroke in children. J Neurointerv Surg. 2013 Mar; 5(2):128-34. PMID: 22307540.
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    46. Roger VL, Go AS, Lloyd-Jones DM, Benjamin EJ, Berry JD, Borden WB, Bravata DM, Dai S, Ford ES, Fox CS, Fullerton H, Gillespie C, Hailpern SM, Heit JA, Howard VJ, Kissela BM, Kittner SJ, Lackland DT, Lichtman JH, Lisabeth LD, Makuc DM, Marcus GM, Marelli A, Matchar DB, Moy CS, Mozaffarian D, Mussolino ME, Nichol G, Paynter NP, Soliman EZ, Sorlie PD, Sotoodehnia N, Turan TN, Virani SS, Wong ND, Woo D, Turner MB. Executive summary: heart disease and stroke statistics--2012 update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2012 Jan 03; 125(1):188-97. PMID: 22215894.
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    47. Roger VL, Go AS, Lloyd-Jones DM, Benjamin EJ, Berry JD, Borden WB, Bravata DM, Dai S, Ford ES, Fox CS, Fullerton H, Gillespie C, Hailpern SM, Heit JA, Howard VJ, Kissela BM, Kittner SJ, Lackland DT, Lichtman JH, Lisabeth LD, Makuc DM, Marcus GM, Marelli A, Matchar DB, Moy CS, Mozaffarian D, Mussolino ME, Nichol G, Paynter NP, Soliman EZ, Sorlie PD, Sotoodehnia N, Turan TN, Virani SS, Wong ND, Woo D, Turner MB. Heart disease and stroke statistics--2012 update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2012 Jan 03; 125(1):e2-e220. PMID: 22179539; PMCID: PMC4440543.
    48. Bernard TJ, Manco-Johnson MJ, Lo W, MacKay MT, Ganesan V, DeVeber G, Goldenberg NA, Armstrong-Wells J, Dowling MM, Roach ES, Tripputi M, Fullerton H, Furie KL, Benseler SM, Jordan LC, Kirton A, Ichord R. Towards a consensus-based classification of childhood arterial ischemic stroke. Stroke. 2012 Feb; 43(2):371-7. PMID: 22156694; PMCID: PMC3312781.
    49. Hills NK, Fullerton H. Atherosclerotic stroke in children? A public health red flag. Ann Neurol. 2011 Nov; 70(5):675-6. PMID: 22162051.
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    50. Dlamini N, Freeman JL, Mackay MT, Hawkins C, Shroff M, Fullerton H, Deveber GA. Intracranial dissection mimicking transient cerebral arteriopathy in childhood arterial ischemic stroke. J Child Neurol. 2011 Sep; 26(9):1203-6. PMID: 21743063.
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    51. Fullerton H, Elkind MS, Barkovich AJ, Glaser C, Glidden D, Hills NK, Leiva-Salinas C, Wintermark M, Deveber GA. The vascular effects of infection in Pediatric Stroke (VIPS) Study. J Child Neurol. 2011 Sep; 26(9):1101-10. PMID: 21616922; PMCID: PMC3397827.
    52. Ichord RN, Bastian R, Abraham L, Askalan R, Benedict S, Bernard TJ, Beslow L, Deveber G, Dowling M, Friedman N, Fullerton H, Jordan L, Kan L, Kirton A, Amlie-Lefond C, Licht D, Lo W, McClure C, Pavlakis S, Smith SE, Tan M, Kasner S, Jawad AF. Interrater reliability of the Pediatric National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (PedNIHSS) in a multicenter study. Stroke. 2011 Mar; 42(3):613-7. PMID: 21317270; PMCID: PMC3065389.
    53. Roger VL, Go AS, Lloyd-Jones DM, Adams RJ, Berry JD, Brown TM, Carnethon MR, Dai S, de Simone G, Ford ES, Fox CS, Fullerton H, Gillespie C, Greenlund KJ, Hailpern SM, Heit JA, Ho PM, Howard VJ, Kissela BM, Kittner SJ, Lackland DT, Lichtman JH, Lisabeth LD, Makuc DM, Marcus GM, Marelli A, Matchar DB, McDermott MM, Meigs JB, Moy CS, Mozaffarian D, Mussolino ME, Nichol G, Paynter NP, Rosamond WD, Sorlie PD, Stafford RS, Turan TN, Turner MB, Wong ND, Wylie-Rosett J. Heart disease and stroke statistics--2011 update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2011 Feb 01; 123(4):e18-e209. PMID: 21160056; PMCID: PMC4418670.
    54. Kim AS, Fullerton H, Johnston SC. Risk of vascular events in emergency department patients discharged home with diagnosis of dizziness or vertigo. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Jan; 57(1):34-41. PMID: 20855127.
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    55. Hess CP, Fullerton H, Metry DW, Drolet BA, Siegel DH, Auguste KI, Gupta N, Haggstrom AN, Dowd CF, Frieden IJ, Barkovich AJ. Cervical and intracranial arterial anomalies in 70 patients with PHACE syndrome. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2010 Nov; 31(10):1980-6. PMID: 20705698.
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    56. Gelfand AA, Fullerton H, Goadsby PJ. Child neurology: Migraine with aura in children. Neurology. 2010 Aug 03; 75(5):e16-9. PMID: 20679627; PMCID: PMC2918469.
    57. Fox CK, Fullerton H. Recent advances in childhood arterial ischemic stroke. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2010 Jul; 12(4):217-24. PMID: 20473592; PMCID: PMC2878594.
    58. Kenet G, Lütkhoff LK, Albisetti M, Bernard T, Bonduel M, Brandao L, Chabrier S, Chan A, deVeber G, Fiedler B, Fullerton H, Goldenberg NA, Grabowski E, Günther G, Heller C, Holzhauer S, Iorio A, Journeycake J, Junker R, Kirkham FJ, Kurnik K, Lynch JK, Male C, Manco-Johnson M, Mesters R, Monagle P, van Ommen CH, Raffini L, Rostásy K, Simioni P, Sträter RD, Young G, Nowak-Göttl U. Impact of thrombophilia on risk of arterial ischemic stroke or cerebral sinovenous thrombosis in neonates and children: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Circulation. 2010 Apr 27; 121(16):1838-47. PMID: 20385928.
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    59. Amlie-Lefond C, Fullerton H. Rashes, sniffles, and stroke: a role for infection in ischemic stroke of childhood. Infect Disord Drug Targets. 2010 Apr; 10(2):67-75. PMID: 20166975.
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    60. Gardner MA, Hills NK, Sidney S, Johnston SC, Fullerton H. The 5-year direct medical cost of neonatal and childhood stroke in a population-based cohort. Neurology. 2010 Feb 02; 74(5):372-8. PMID: 20054007; PMCID: PMC2816005.
    61. Waldron JS, Hetts SW, Armstrong-Wells J, Dowd CF, Fullerton H, Gupta N, Lawton MT. Multiple intracranial aneurysms and moyamoya disease associated with microcephalic osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism type II: surgical considerations. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Nov; 4(5):439-44. PMID: 19877776.
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    62. Potter CA, Armstrong-Wells J, Fullerton H, Young WL, Higashida RT, Dowd CF, Halbach VV, Hetts SW. Neonatal giant pial arteriovenous malformation: genesis or rapid enlargement in the third trimester. J Neurointerv Surg. 2009 Dec; 1(2):151-3. PMID: 20625463.
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