null Maryam Oskoui, MD, MSc

Scientist, RI-MUHC , 5252 de Maisonneuve

Child Health and Human Development Program

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology, MUHC



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.