Jay D. Desai, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology (Practitioner)

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  • Overcoming barriers to the management of seizure clusters: ease of use and time to administration of rescue medications Expert Rev Neurother. 2023 May; 23(5):425-432. . View in PubMed
  • Challenges in the Clinical Recognition of Acute Flaccid Myelitis and its ImplicationsJ Pediatr. 2023 02; 253:55-62. e4. . View in PubMed
  • Factor Analysis of the Einstein Neonatal Neurobehavioral Assessment Scale in Infants with Congenital Heart Disease and Healthy Controls J Child Neurol. 2022 10; 37(10-11):851-863. . View in PubMed
  • Lack of clinically relevant differences in safety and pharmacokinetics after second-dose administration of intranasal diazepam within 4 h for acute treatment of seizure clusters: A population analysis Epilepsia. 2022 07; 63(7):1714-1723. . View in PubMed
  • Safety of Diazepam Nasal Spray in Children and Adolescents With Epilepsy: Results From a Long-Term Phase 3 Safety Study Pediatr Neurol. 2022 07; 132:50-55. . View in PubMed
  • Pediatric Neurology Trainee Award Pediatr Neurol. 2022 07; 132:A5-A6. . View in PubMed
  • Thyroid Studies Need to Be Considered for Children With Global Developmental Delay Even With Negative Newborn Screen Pediatr Neurol. 2022 01; 126:111. . View in PubMed
  • Final results from a Phase 3, long-term, open-label, repeat-dose safety study of diazepam nasal spray for seizure clusters in patients with epilepsy Epilepsia. 2021 10; 62(10):2485-2495. . View in PubMed
  • The Pediatric Neurology Trainee Publication Award Pediatr Neurol. 2021 10; 123:85. . View in PubMed
  • Consistent safety and tolerability of Valtoco® (diazepam nasal spray) in relationship to usage frequency in patients with seizure clusters: Interim results from a phase 3, long-term, open-label, repeat-dose safety study Epilepsia Open. 2021 09; 6(3):504-512. . View in PubMed
  • Lack of observed tolerance to diazepam nasal spray (Valtoco®) after long-term rescue therapy in patients with epilepsy: Interim results from a phase 3, open-label, repeat-dose safety study Epilepsy Behav. 2021 07; 120:107983. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluation of diazepam nasal spray in patients with epilepsy concomitantly using maintenance benzodiazepines: An interim subgroup analysis from a phase 3, long-term, open-label safety study Epilepsia. 2021 06; 62(6):1442-1450. . View in PubMed
  • Lack of observed impact of history or concomitant treatment of seasonal allergies or rhinitis on repeated doses of diazepam nasal spray administered per seizure episode in a day, safety, and tolerability: Interim results from a phase 3, open-label, 12-month repeat-dose safety study Epilepsy Behav. 2021 05; 118:107898. . View in PubMed
  • Infantile Spasms Associated With a Pathogenic PRRT2 Variant Pediatr Neurol. 2021 02; 115:41. . View in PubMed
  • Acute Flaccid Myelitis: A Call for Vigilance and an Update on Management Pediatr Neurol. 2021 01; 114:26-28. . View in PubMed
  • Acute flaccid myelitis: cause, diagnosis, and management Lancet. 2021 01 23; 397(10271):334-346. . View in PubMed
  • Deliberation is Needed Before Advocating Telemedicine for Routine Use in Child Neurology After the Pandemic Pediatr Neurol. 2020 12; 113:42. . View in PubMed
  • In Response to “The 2017 Sachs Lecture: Kindling Knowledge in Epilepsy” Pediatr Neurol. 2019 03; 92:e1-e2. . View in PubMed
  • Safety, tolerability, and efficacy of fluoxetine as an antiviral for acute flaccid myelitis Neurology. 2019 04 30; 92(18):e2118-e2126. . View in PubMed
  • It’s Time to Remember Hippocrates J Child Neurol. 2018 07; 33(8):501-502. . View in PubMed
  • At Home in America: One Foreign Medical Graduate’s View Pediatr Neurol. 2017 07; 72:3-4. . View in PubMed
  • Reduced perfusion in Broca’s area in developmental stuttering Hum Brain Mapp. 2017 04; 38(4):1865-1874. . View in PubMed
  • Proton Chemical Shift Imaging of the Brain in Pediatric and Adult Developmental Stuttering JAMA Psychiatry. 2017 Jan 01; 74(1):85-94. . View in PubMed
  • Adult Neurology Training Schedule is Important, Not Just the Length Pediatr Neurol. 2016 11; 64:e1. . View in PubMed
  • An Atypical Case of Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis Pediatr Neurol. 2016 10; 63:80-81. . View in PubMed