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angle-left Maryam Oskoui, MD, MSc

Scientist, RI-MUHC, 5252 de Maisonneuve

Child Health and Human Development Program

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University



cerebral palsy • spinal muscular atrophy • neuromuscular • epidemiology

Research Focus

My clinical research focuses on children with motor deficits. I co-direct the Canadian Cerebral Palsy Registry, with collaborations across Canada. In addition, I conduct clinical studies in spinal muscular atrophy to improve their care.

Selected Publications

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  • Oskoui M, Levy G, Garland CJ, Gray JM, O'Hagen J, De Vivo DC, Kaufmann P. The changing natural history of spinal muscular atrophy type 1. Neurology, 2007; 69:1931-1936. PMID: 17998484.

  • Garfinkle J, Wintermark P, Shevell MI, Platt RW, Oskoui M. Cerebral Palsy after Neonatal Encephalopathy: How Much Is Preventable? J Pediatr. 2015 Jul;167(1):58-63 PMID: 25841543.

  • Oskoui M, Coutinho F, Dykeman J, Jetté N, Pringsheim T. An update on the prevalence of cerebral palsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Dev. Med. Child Neurol. 2013 Jun;55(6):509-19. PMID: 23346889.

  • Oskoui M. Disentangling racial and ethnic disparities in cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2015 Sep;57(9):791-2 PMID: 25900384.

  • Oskoui M, Gazzeellone MJ, Thiruvahindrapuram B, Zarrei M, Andersen J, Shevell MI, Scherer SW. Clinically relevant copy number variations detected in cerebral palsy. Nature Communications 2015 Aug 3;6:7949. PMID: 26236009.