Maryam Oskoui

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Recent Research Projects

An innovative registry-based trials platform to improve clinical care, outcomes, and health policy for children with treatable rare diseases

2020/21 • $760,312 • PI,CO,Other
New treatments for children with rare genetic diseases are appearing at a rapid pace. Many of these treatments have been found to improve outcomes in highly selected groups of patients under very specific conditions. In order to know how best to recommend, use, and pay for these treatments,...

Genetic Insights to the Causes of Cerebral Palsy

2017/18-2020/21 • $600,524 • PI,CO
Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common cause of physical handicap in children. CP describes a group of diseases that affect the brain in early life. We are now starting to understand that our genetic code plays an important role in causing CP. Genetic testing is not done routinely for all...

CP square: Engaging Community Partners for Children Participation

2014/15 • $12,500 • PI,CO,Other
Participation in society is a right of every children, and a key component of health. Cerebral Palsy (CP) is the most common cause of physical disabilities in Children, affecting 2-2.5 in every child born in Canada. Research in the past decade has shown consistently that children with cerebral...

Prevalence and correlates of successful health care transition in young adults with chronic neurological disorders

2010/11 • $37,500 • Scholarship/Fellowship,Other
Introduction: With improvements in care, most children with chronic neurological disorders now live to adulthood. While clearly a very positive situation, this does pose a new challenge to pediatric neurologists involved in their care when faced with "graduating" them to an adult neurologist. So...