Chrystal M. Reed, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Chrystal M. Reed, MD, PhD

Neurology - Pavilion
127 S San Vicente Blvd - 6th Floor #A6600
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Chrystal M. Reed, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

  • Neurology
  • Epilepsy

Convulsive Disorders

EEG (Electroencephalograms)

Epilepsy Surgery / Surgeries

Seizure Disorders (Epilepsy)

Seizures, Surgical Treatment of

My research focuses on the mechanisms of seizure initiation, generation and cessation using LFP and single-unit analysis. Additionally, I also study the relationship between memory dysfunction and chronic intractable epilepsy.

  • Doctorate: University of Connecticut Health Center, 2006
  • Post Doctorate: University of Connecticut Health Center, 2007
  • Residency: Albany Medical Center/Williams Center Plastic Surgery Specialists, 2013
  • Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles, 2015
  • Annual Meeting Fellow Travel Award, American Epilepsy Society, 2013
  • Annual Meeting Resident Scholarship, American Academy of Neurology, 2012
  • Hovey Foundation Grant in Auditory Science from the National Organization for Hearing Research Foundation, 2007-08
  • Graduate Student Travel Award, Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Mid-Winter Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, 2006

Click here for a list of peer-reviewed publications.

  • Reed CM, Mosher CP, Chandravadia N, Chung JM, Mamelak AN, Rutishauser U. Extent of single-neuron activity modulation by hippocampal interictal discharges predicts declarative memory disruption in humans. J Neurosci. 2019 Nov 21. pii: 1380-19.
  • Reed CM. Epilepsy and Memory. Practical Neurology. Oct (10): 72-75
  • Reed CM, Dewar S, Fried I, Engel J Jr, Eliashiv D. Failed epilepsy surgery deserves a second chance. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2017 Dec;163:110-115.

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