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Christianne Norton Heck, MD, MMM
Professor of Clinical Neurology
Co Director, USC Center For Neurorestoration
Medical Director, USC Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Neurology
HCC 3rd Floor Room 3000 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 8364

Overview

Dr. Christianne Heck is a neurologist in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Keck Hospital of USC and University of Southern California-Norris Cancer Hospital. She received her medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC and has been in practice for 23 years. She is one of 37 doctors at Keck Hospital of USC and one of 7 at University of Southern California-Norris Cancer Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

Publications

Brain-responsive neurostimulation in patients with medically intractable seizures arising from eloquent and other neocortical areas. Epilepsia. 2017 Apr 07. View in: PubMed

Dysregulation of PINCH signaling in mesial temporal epilepsy. J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Nov 9. View in: PubMed

A sparse Laguerre-Volterra autoregressive model for seizure prediction in temporal lobe epilepsy. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2016 Aug; 2016:1664-1667. View in: PubMed

Hand Shape Representations in the Human Posterior Parietal Cortex. J Neurosci. 2015 Nov 18; 35(46):15466-76. View in: PubMed

Neuromodulation in the Treatment of Epilepsy. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2015 Oct; 17(10):375. View in: PubMed

A Single-Center Experience with the NeuroPace RNS System: A Review of Techniques and Potential Problems. World Neurosurg. 2015 Sep; 84(3):719-26. View in: PubMed

Lateralization of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy with chronic ambulatory electrocorticography. Epilepsia. 2015 Jun; 56(6):959-67. View in: PubMed

Neurophysiology. Decoding motor imagery from the posterior parietal cortex of a tetraplegic human. Science. 2015 May 22; 348(6237):906-10. View in: PubMed

An in vitro seizure model from human hippocampal slices using multi-electrode arrays. J Neurosci Methods. 2015 Apr 15; 244:154-63. View in: PubMed

Long-term treatment with responsive brain stimulation in adults with refractory partial seizures. Neurology. 2015 Feb 24; 84(8):810-7. View in: PubMed

A prospective long-term study of external trigeminal nerve stimulation for drug-resistant epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Jan; 42:44-7. View in: PubMed

A testbed to explore the optimal electrical stimulation parameters for suppressing inter-ictal spikes in human hippocampal slices. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2014 Aug; 2014:5792-5. View in: PubMed

Unstable periodic orbits in human epileptic hippocampal slices. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2014 Aug; 2014:5800-3. View in: PubMed

Two-year seizure reduction in adults with medically intractable partial onset epilepsy treated with responsive neurostimulation: Final results of the RNS System Pivotal trial. Epilepsia. 2014 Mar; 55(3):432-41. View in: PubMed

Visual field defects after radaosurgery for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy. Epidepsia. 2013 Aug3 54(8):1376-80. 4/prns:informatignResourceReferefce>. View in: PubMed

Visual field defects after radiosurgery for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2013 Aug; 54(8):1376-80. View in: PubMed

Randomized controlled trial of trigeminal nerve stimulation for drug-resistant epilepsy. Neurology. 2013 Feb 26; 80(9):786-91. View in: PubMed

Role of the hippocampus in memory formation : restorative encoding memory integration neural device as a cognitive neural prosthesis. IEEE Pulse. 2012 Sep; 3(5):17-22. View in: PubMed

Spatio-temporal inter-ictal activity recorded from human epileptic hippocampal slices. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012; 2012:5166-9. View in: PubMed

Variation of seizure frequency with ovulatory status of menstrual cycles. Epilepsia. 2011 Oct; 52(10):1843-8. View in: PubMed

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder in women with epilepsy: relationships to potential epileptic, antiepileptic drug, and reproductive endocrine factors. Epilepsy Behav. 2011 Aug; 21(4):391-6. View in: PubMed

Vagus nerve stimulation therapy, epilepsy, and device parameters: scientific basis and recommendations for use. Neurology. 2002 Sep 24; 59(6 Suppl 4):S31-7. View in: PubMed

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