Souhel Najjar, MD



1. Devinsky, Orrin; Schein, Adam; Najjar, Souhel. "Epilepsy associated with systemic autoimmune disorders". Epilepsy currents. 2013; 13: 62 (#335662)
2. Devinsky, Orrin; Vezzani, Annamaria; Najjar, Souhel; De Lanerolle, Nihal C; Rogawski, Michael A. "Glia and epilepsy: excitability and inflammation". Trends in neurosciences. 2013; 7779 (#214212)
3. Dilsiz, P; Ruppe, V; Weiner, H; Shoshkes, Reiss C; Najjar, S; French, J; Devinsky, O; Talos, D M. "Evidence of increased neuroinflammation in human tuberous sclerosis complex potential implications for neurological dysfunction". Epilepsy currents. 2013; 13: 347 (#612732)
4. Najjar, Souhel; Pearlman, Daniel M; Alper, Kenneth; Najjar, Amanda; Devinsky, Orrin. "Neuroinflammation and psychiatric illness". Journal of Neuroinflammation. 2013; 10: 43 (#301282)
5. Najjar, Souhel; Pearlman, Daniel M; Devinsky, Orrin; Najjar, Amanda; Zagzag, David. "Neurovascular unit dysfunction with blood-brain barrier hyperpermeability contributes to major depressive disorder: a review of clinical and experimental evidence". Journal of Neuroinflammation. 2013; 10: 142 (#681072)
6. Najjar, Souhel; Pearlman, Daniel M; Hirsch, Scott; Friedman, Kent; Strange, John; Reidy, Jason; Khoukaz, Maya; Ferrell, Richard B; Devinsky, Orrin; Najjar, Amanda; Zagzag, David. "Brain Biopsy Findings Link Major Depressive Disorder to Neuroinflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Neurovascular Dysfunction: A Case Report". Biological psychiatry. 2013; 611 (#688022)
7. Najjar, Souhel; Pearlman, Daniel; Devinsky, Orrin; Najjar, Amanda; Nadkarni, Siddhartha; Butler, Tracy; Zagzag, David. "Neuropsychiatric Autoimmune Encephalitis without VGKC-Complex, NMDAR, and GAD Autoantibodies: Case Report and Literature Review". Cognitive & behavioral neurology. 2013; 26: 36 (#271382)
8. Najjar, Souhel; Pearlman, Daniel; Zagzag, David; Golfinos, John; Devinsky, Orrin. "Glutamic Acid decarboxylase autoantibody syndrome presenting as schizophrenia". Neurologist. 2012; 18: 88 (#158282)
9. Devinsky, Orrin; Najjar, Souhel. "Classifying seizures and epilepsies: limits of science and semantics". Epilepsy currents. 2011; 11: 141 (#139494)
10. Najjar S; Pearlman D; Najjar A; Ghiasian V; Zagzag D; Devinsky O. "Extralimbic autoimmune encephalitis associated with glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies: An underdiagnosed entity?". Epilepsy & behavior. 2011; 21: 306 (#134074)
11. Najjar, Souhel; Pearlman, Daniel; Miller, Douglas C; Devinsky, Orrin. "Refractory epilepsy associated with microglial activation". Neurologist. 2011; 17: 249 (#137008)
12. Najjar, Souhel; Pearlman, Daniel; Zagzag, David; Devinsky, Orrin. "Spontaneously resolving seronegative autoimmune limbic encephalitis". Cognitive & behavioral neurology. 2011; 24: 99 (#134726)
13. Puoti, G; Nigro, M; Chen, S; Cali, I; Cracco, L; Blevins, J; Najjar, S; Hamilton, RL; Gambetti, P. "Phenotypic Heterogeneity and Type-1/2 PrPSc Co-Occurrence in Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Associated With a new Mutation of PRNP". Journal of neuropathology & experimental neurology. 2010; 69: 534 (#111904)
14. Najjar, Souhel; Bernbaum, Melissa; Lai, George; Devinsky, Orrin. "Immunology and epilepsy". Reviews in Neurological Diseases. 2008; 5: 109 (#91975)
15. Schevon, Catherine A; Carlson, Chad; Zaroff, Charles M; Weiner, Howard J; Doyle, Werner K; Miles, Daniel; Lajoie, Josiane; Kuzniecky, Ruben; Pacia, Steven; Vazquez, Blanca; Luciano, Daniel; Najjar, Souhel; Devinsky, Orrin. "Pediatric language mapping: sensitivity of neurostimulation and Wada testing in epilepsy surgery". Epilepsia. 2007; 48: 539 (#71610)
16. Burneo, Jorge G; Black, Lorie; Martin, Roy; Devinsky, Orrin; Pacia, Steve; Faught, Edward; Vasquez, Blanca; Knowlton, Robert C; Luciano, Daniel; Doyle, Werner; Najjar, Sohuel; Kuzniecky, Ruben I. "Race/ethnicity, sex, and socioeconomic status as predictors of outcome after surgery for temporal lobe epilepsy". Archives of neurology. 2006; 63: 1106 (#69045)
17. Siegel, A M; Cascino, G D; Elger, C E; Devinsky, O; Laff, R; Najjar, S; Sperling, M R; LoRusso, G; Cossu, M; Urbach, H; Aronica, E; Meyer, F B; Scheithauer, B W; Dubeau, F; Andermann, F. "Adult-onset epilepsy in focal cortical dysplasia of Taylor type". Neurology. 2005; 64: 1771 (#139500)
18. Yousef, TA; Pacia, SV; Barr, W; Cohen, E; Doyle, W; Devinsky, O; Luciano, D; Vazquez, B; Miles, D; Najjar, S; Kuzniecky, R. "Clinical features of patients with unilateral mesial temporal sclerosis (MTS) with persistent seizures following antero-mesial temporal resection". Epilepsia. 2004; 45: 88 (#49017)
19. Romanelli, Pantaleo; Najjar, Souhel; Weiner, Howard L; Devinsky, Orrin. "Epilepsy surgery in tuberous sclerosis: multistage procedures with bilateral or multilobar foci". Journal of child neurology. 2002; 17: 689 (#34403)
20. Romanelli P; Weiner HL; Najjar S; Devinsky O. "Bilateral resective epilepsy surgery in a child with tuberous sclerosis: case report". Neurosurgery. 2001; 49: 732 (#33905)
21. Bernadette, E; Doyle, W; Devinsky, O; Pacia, S; Vazquez, B; Luciano, D; Najjar, S; Mesad, S; Zupanc, M; Silverberg, A; Rivera, E. "Excellent outcome of surgical treatment for refractory epilepsy associated with extratemporal MRI identified disorders of cortical development". Epilepsia. 1999; 40: 217 (#53861)
22. Devinsky O; Najjar S. "Evidence against the existence of a temporal lobe epilepsy personality syndrome". Neurology. 1999; 53: S13 (#11960)
23. Miller DC; Najjar S; Budzilovich GN. "Neuropathology of AIDS in surgical biopsy specimens". Neurosurgery clinics of North America. 1994; 5: 57 (#13021)

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