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James J. Cereghino M.D.

Dr. Cereghino is pleased to see patients for consult but is not taking new patients for ongoing care. Dr. Cereghino`s special interests include epilepsy and clinical antiepileptic drug testing. He is the former NIH, NINDS epilepsy branch chief, and the current supplements editor and editor emeritus of Epilepsia. He is also the past president of the American Epilepsy Society, as well as the past president of the Epilepsy Foundation of Oregon.

  • Residency:

    • Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center, Portland

Publications

  • "The major advances in epilepsy in the 20th century and what we can expect (hope for) in the future." Epilepsia In: , Vol. 50, No. 3, 03.2009, p. 351-357.
  • "Identification and treatment of acute repetitive seizures in children and adults." Current Treatment Options in Neurology In: , Vol. 9, No. 4, 07.2007, p. 249-255.
  • "Rectal diazepam gel for treatment of acute repetitive seizures in adults." Archives of Neurology In: , Vol. 59, No. 12, 01.12.2002, p. 1915-1920.
  • "Levetiracetam for partial seizures : Results of a double-blind, randomized clinical trial." Neurology In: , Vol. 55, No. 2, 25.07.2000, p. 236-242.
  • "Effect of levetiracetam on epilepsy-related quality of life." Epilepsia In: , Vol. 41, No. 7, 2000, p. 868-874.
  • "Rectal diazepam gel for treatment of acute repetitive seizures." Pediatric Neurology  In: , Vol. 20, No. 4, 04.1999, p. 282-288.
  • "An open-label study of repeated use of diazepam rectal gel (diastat) for episodes of acute breakthrough seizures and clusters : Safety, efficacy, and tolerance." Epilepsia In: , Vol. 40, No. 11, 1999, p. 1610-1617.
  • "Treating repetitive seizures with a rectal diazepam formulation : A randomized study." Neurology In: , Vol. 51, No. 5, 11.1998, p. 1274-1282.
  • "Six-month evaluation of Carbatrol (extended-release carbamazepine) in complex partial seizures." Neurology In: , Vol. 51, No. 6, 1998, p. 1727-1729.
  • "Losigamone : A putative antiepileptic drug." Journal of Epilepsy In: , Vol. 10, No. 2, 04.03.1997, p. 62-66.
  • "Editorial." Epilepsia In: , Vol. 35, No. 3, 1994, p. 469-470.
  • "Flunarizine for treatment of partial seizures : Results of a concentration–controlled trial." Neurology In: , Vol. 44, No. 10, 1994, p. 1830-1836.
  • "Dezinamide for partial seizures : Results of an n-of-1 design trial." Neurology In: , Vol. 44, No. 8, 1994, p. 1453-1458.
  • "Preclinical testing." Epilepsy research. Supplement In: , Vol. 10, 1993, p. 19-30.
  • "Increasing plasma concentration tolerability study of flunarizine in comedicated epileptic patients." Epilepsia In: , Vol. 34, No. 5, 1993, p. 944-953.
  • "Pharmacokinetic and dose tolerability study of ADD 94057 in comedicated patients with partial seizures." Epilepsia In: , Vol. 33, No. 1, 1992, p. 112-118.
  • "Clinical trial design for antiepileptic drugs." Annals of Neurology In: , Vol. 32, No. 3, 1992, p. 393-394.
  • "Editorial." Epilepsia In: , Vol. 33, No. 1, 1992, p. 1.
  • "Felbamate for partial seizures : Results of a controlled clinical trial." Neurology In: , Vol. 41, No. 11, 1991, p. 1785-1789.
  • "Genetic strategies in epilepsy research. Indications for future research." Epilepsy research. Supplement In: , Vol. 4, 1991, p. 283-286.
  • "Acknowledgment of Reviewers." Epilepsia In: , Vol. 30, No. 6, 1989, p. 854-855.
  • "Pharmacokinetic profile of flunarizine after single and multiple dosing in epileptic patients receiving comedication." Epilepsia In: , Vol. 29, No. 6, 1988, p. 770-774.
  • "In memoriam : Bruce S. Schoenberg, 1942-1987." Epilepsia In: , Vol. 28, No. 6, 11.1987, p. 719.
  • "Advances in the clinical development of antiepileptic drugs." Federation Proceedings In: , Vol. 44, No. 10, 1985, p. 2645-2649.
  • "Efficacy of nafimidone in the treatment of intractable partial seizures : Report of a two-center pilot study." Epilepsia In: , Vol. 26, No. 6, 1985, p. 607-611.
  • "Antiepileptic drug development program." Cleveland Clinic Quarterly In: , Vol. 51, No. 2, 1984, p. 293-305.
  • "The efficacy of carbamazepine combinations in epilepsy." Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics In: , Vol. 18, No. 6, 12.1975, p. 733-741.
  • "Serum carbamazepine concentration and clinical control." Advances in neurology In: , Vol. 11, 1975, p. 309-330.
  • "A single dose study of mexiletine (Ko 1173)." Epilepsia In: , Vol. 16, No. 5, 1975, p. 665-672.
  • "The dermatoglyphics of American Negroes." American Journal of Physical Anthropology In: , Vol. 42, No. 2, 1975, p. 183-193.

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