Kimford J. Meador MDProfessor of Neurology & Neurological Sciences, Stanford University, Palo Alto, Caifornia
Kimford Meador, MD, is a Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University. He also serves as clinical director of the Stanford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. Dr. Meador has authored over 300 peer-reviewed research publications. Dr. Meador has directed a long running NIH multicenter study of pregnancy outcomes in women with epilepsy and their children. His research interests include: cognitive mechanisms including conscious perception; cerebral lateralization; pharmacology and physiology of cognition; epilepsy; epilepsy and pregnancy; neurodevelopmental effects of antiepileptic drugs; EEG; functional imaging; therapeutic drug trials; and neuropsychiatric disorders.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Association of Prenatal Exposure to Antiseizure Medication With Risk of Autism and Intellectual Disability
- Verbal Abilities in Children of Mothers With Epilepsy Associated With Folate Status
- Change in Vitamin D Status in Children on Antiepileptic Drugs
- Malformation Risks With Antiepileptic Monotherapy in Pregnancy