Department / Division
Pediatrics / Pediatrics-Rehab and Neuro Development
Durham, NC 27710
Evaluation and treatment of children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, Down syndrome, autism
Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics is the branch of Pediatrics that specializes in the management of the medical problems of children with physical disabilities. The principal diagnoses of childen treated are: Cerebral Palsy,Spina Bifida,Down syndrome, head trauma, and autism. Research pertains to clinical problems of children with these conditions and to genetic factors contributing to condition causation or influencing condition severity.
This faculty member has no reported relationships with industry.
Jha, A; Lammertse, DP; Coll, JR; Charlifue, S; Coughlin, CT; Whiteneck, GG; Worley, G. Apolipoprotein E epsilon4 allele and outcomes of traumatic spinal cord injury. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine. 2008;31:171-176. (2008) Abstract
Ashley-Koch, AE; Jaworski, J; Ma, DEQ; Mei, H; Ritchie, MD; Skaar, DA; Robert Delong, G; Worley, G; Abramson, RK; Wright, HH; Cuccaro, ML; Gilbert, JR; Martin, ER; Pericak-Vance, MA. Investigation of potential gene-gene interactions between APOE and RELN contributing to autism risk. Psychiatric Genetics. 2007;17:221-226. (2007) Abstract
Lark, RK; Williams, CL; Stadler, D; Simpson, SL; Henderson, RC; Samson-Fang, L; Worley, G. Serum prealbumin and albumin concentrations do not reflect nutritional state in children with cerebral palsy. Journal of Pediatrics. 2005;147:695-697. (2005) Abstract
Worley, G; Shbarou, R; Heffner, AN; Belsito, KM; Capone, GT; Kishnani, PS. New onset focal weakness in children with Down syndrome. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A. 2004;128A:15-18. (2004) Abstract
Worley, G; Witsell, DL; Hulka, GF. Laryngeal dystonia causing inspiratory stridor in children with cerebral palsy. The Laryngoscope. 2003;113:2192-2195. (2003) Abstract
Worley, G; Houlihan, CM; Herman-Giddens, ME; O'Donnell, ME; Conaway, M; Stallings, VA; Chumlea, WC; Henderson, RC; Fung, EB; Rosenbaum, PL; Samson-Fang, L; Liptak, GS; Calvert, RE; Stevenson, RD. Secondary sexual characteristics in children with cerebral palsy and moderate to severe motor impairment: a cross-sectional survey. Pediatrics. 2002;110:897-902. (2002) Abstract
Worley, G; Schuster, JM; Oakes, WJ. Survival at 5 years of a cohort of newborn infants with myelomeningocele. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 1996;38:816-822. (1996) Abstract