Lauren A. Beslow, MD, MSCE, FAHA

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Lauren A. Beslow, MD, MSCE, FAHA, is an attending physician in the Division of Neurology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric stroke, Stroke and pediatric congenital heart disease, Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCM), Sturge Weber Syndrome, Neurovascular effects of sickle cell disease
Locations: Main Hospital; Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Internship

Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Child Neurology - The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatric Stroke - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Faculty Fellow, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics - The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Child Neurology

Graduate Degree

MS in Clinical Epidemiology (MSCE) - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Neurovascular Consultant, Sickle Cell and Red Cell Disorders Curative Therapy Center (CuRED)

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2021

Shih E.K., Beslow L.A., Natarajan S.S., Falkensammer C.B. Messe S.R.,+ Ichord R.N.+ +Co last authors: Prevalence of patent foramen ovale in a cohort of children with cryptogenic ischemic stroke. Neurology 97(21): e2096-e2102, 2021.

Lang S., Tucker A., Schreiber C., Storm P.B., Liu H., Li Y., Ichord R., Beslow L.A., Sedora-Roman N., Cox M., Nasser H., Vossough A., Fisher M., Kilbaugh T.J., Huh J.W.: Arterial spine labeling as an ancillary assessment to post-operative conventional angiogram in pediatric moyamoya disease. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics  2021.

Hutchinson M.L., Beslow L.A., Shih E.K., Licht D.J., Kimmel A.C., Granath C. Ichord R.N. : Endovascular and thrombolytic treatment eligibility in childhood arterial ischemic stroke. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology  34: 99-104, 2021.

Beslow L.A., Vossough A., Ichord R.N., Slavova N., Yau M.L.Y., Gajera J., Stojanovski B., Adil M.M., Breimann J., Kimmel A., Mackay M.T.: Association of pediatric ASPECTS and NIH Stroke Scale, hemorrhagic transformation, and 12-month outcome in children with acute ischemic stroke  Neurology 2021.

Beslow L.A., Linds A.B., Fox C.K., Kossorotoff M., Zuñiga Zambrano Y.C., Hernández-Chávez M., Hassanein S.M.A., Byrne S., Lim M., Maduaka N., Zafeiriou D., Dowling M.M., Felling R.J., Rafay M.F., Lehman L.L., Noetzel M.J., Bernard T.J., Dlamini N., on behalf of the International Pediatric Stroke Study Group: Pediatric ischemic stroke: an infrequent complication of SARS-CoV-2. Annals of Neurology 89: 657-665, 2021.

Anderst J., Carpenter S.L., Frazier T.N., Appavu B., Noetzel M., Beslow L.A., Sharma M. : Subdural hemorrhage in a cohort with cerebral sinovenous thrombosis: application to abusive head trauma  Child Abuse & Neglect  117: 105119, 2021.

2020

Sun L.R., Linds A., Sharma M., Rafay M., Vadivelu S., Lee S., Brandão L.R., Appavu B., Estepp J.H., Hukin J., Hassanein M.A., Chan A., Beslow L.A., on behalf of the International Pediatric Stroke Study Group: Cancer and tumor-associated childhood stroke: results from the International Pediatric Stroke Study. Pediatric Neurology 111: 59-65, 2020.

Simonetti B.G., Rafay M.F., Chung M., Lo W.D., Beslow L.A., Billinghurst L., Fox C.K., Pagnamenta A., Steinlin M.K., Mackay M.T.: Comparative study of posterior and anterior circulation stroke in childhood - results from the International Pediatric Stroke Study (IPSS)  Neurology 94(4): e337-e344, 2020.

Payabvash S., Falcone G.J., Sze G.K., Jain A., Beslow L.A., Petersen N.H., Sheth K.N., Kimberly W.T.: Poor outcomes related to anterior extension of large hemispheric infarction: topographic analysis of GAMES-RP trial MRI scans Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases  29(2): 104488, 2020.

Beslow L.A., Breimann J., Licht D.J., Waldman J., Fallacaro S., Pyeritz R.E., Goldmuntz E., Vossough A: Cerebrovascular malformations in a pediatric hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia cohort. Pediatric Neurology 110: 49-54, 2020.

Porcari G.S. Jordan L.C., Ichord R.N., Licht D.J., Smith S.E., Beslow L.A.: Outcome trajectories after primary perinatal hemorrhagic stroke   Pediatric Neurology 105: 41-47, Apr 2020.

2019

Vorasayan P., Bevers M.B., Beslow L.A., Sze G., Molyneaux B.J., Hinson H.E., Simard J.M., von Kummer R., Sheth K.N., Kimberly W.T. : Intravenous glibenclamide reduces lesional water uptake in large hemispheric infarction. Stroke 50(11): 3021-3027, 2019.

Chung M.G., Guilliams K.P., Wilson J.L., Beslow, L.A., Dowling M.M., Friedman N.R., Hassanein S.M.A., Ichord R., Jordan L.C., Mackay M.T., Rafay M.F., Rivkin M., Torres M., Zafeiriou D., deVeber G., Fox C.K.  : Arterial ischemic strokes secondary to cardiac disease in neonates and children  Pediatric Neurology 100: 35-41, 2019.

2018

Sheth K.N., Petersen N.H., Cheung K., Elm J.J., Hinson H.E., Molyneaux B.J., Beslow L.A., Sze G.K., Simard J.M., Kimberly W.T. : Long-term outcomes with IV glyburide from the GAMES-RP study of large hemispheric infarction: an exploratory analysis. Stroke 49(6): 1457-1463, 2018.

Fox C.K., Jordan L.C., Beslow L.A., Armstrong J., Mackay M.T., deVeber G., on behalf of the SIPS Investigators.: Children with post-stroke epilepsy have poorer outcomes one year after stroke.  International Journal of Stroke  13(8): 820-823, 2018.

Beslow L.B., Dowling M.M., Hassanein S.M.A., Lynch J.K., Zafeiriou D., Sun L.R., Kopyta I., Titomanlio L., Kolk A., Chan A., Biller J., Grabowski E.F., Abdalla A.A., Mackay M.T., deVeber G., on behalf of the International Pediatric Stroke Study Investigators: Mortality after pediatric arterial ischemic stroke. Pediatrics(5), e20174146, 2018.

Porcari G.S., Beslow L.A., Ichord R.N., Licht D.J., Kleinman J.T., Jordan L.C. : Neurologic outcome predictors in pediatric intracerebral hemorrhage: a prospective study. Stroke 49(7): 1755-1758, Jul 2018.

2017

Duran D, Messina RD, Beslow LA, Montejo JD, Karimy JK, Gavankar Furey C, Sheridan AD, Sze G, Yarman Y, DiLuna ML, Kahle KT. Malignant Cerebellar Edema Subsequent to Accidental Prescription Opioid Intoxication in Children. Frontiers in Neurology 2017;8:362.

Beslow, LA. Stroke Diagnosis in the Pediatric Emergency Department: An Ongoing Challenge. Stroke 2017; 48(5):1132-1133.

Mirsky DM, Beslow LA, Amlie-Lefond C, Krishnan P, Laughlin S, Lee S, Lehman L, Rafay M, Shaw D, Rivkin MJ, Wintermark M; International Paediatric Stroke Study Neuroimaging Consortium and the Paediatric Stroke Neuroimaging Consortium. Pathways for Neuroimaging of Childhood Stroke. Pediatric Neurology 2017;69:11-23.

Uohara MY, Beslow LA, Billinghurst L, Jones BM, Kessler SK, Licht DJ, Ichord RN. Incidence of Recurrence in Posterior Circulation Childhood Arterial Ischemic Stroke. JAMA Neurology 2017; 74(3):316-323.

Billinghurst LL, Beslow LA, Abend NS, Uohara M, Jastrzab L, Licht DJ, Ichord RN. Incidence and predictors of epilepsy after pediatric arterial ischemic stroke. Neurology 2017;88(7):630-637.

Grunwald Z, Beslow LA, Urday S, Vashkevich A, Ayres A, Greenberg SM, Goldstein JN, Leasure A, Shi FD, Kahle KT, Battey TW, Simard JM, Rosand J, Kimberly WT, Sheth KN. Perihematomal Edema Expansion Rates and Patient Outcomes in Deep and Lobar Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Neurocritical Care 2017;26(2):205-212.

2016

Bernard TJ, Beslow LA, Manco-Johnson MJ, Armstrong-Wells J, Boada R, Weitzenkamp D, Hollatz A, Poisson S, Amlie-Lefond C, Lo W, deVeber G, Goldenberg NA, Dowling MM, Roach ES, Fullerton HJ, Benseler SM, Jordan LC, Kirton A, Ichord RN. Inter-Rater Reliability of the CASCADE Criteria: Challenges in Classifying Arteriopathies. Stroke 2016;47(10):2443-9.

Sheth KN, Elm JJ, Molyneaux BJ, Hinson H, Beslow LA, Sze GK, Ostwaldt AC, Del Zoppo GJ, Simard JM, Jacobson S, Kimberly WT. Safety and efficacy of intravenous glyburide on brain swelling after large hemispheric infarction (GAMES-RP): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 2 trial. Lancet Neurology 2016;15(11):1160-9.

Schindler EA, Guo XM, Schrag M, Ghoshal S, Schilsky ML, Beslow LA. Neuropsychiatric Presentation of Wilson Disease in an Adolescent Male. Neuropediatrics 2016;47(5):346-7.

Murthy SB, Urday S, Beslow LA, Dawson J, Lees K, Kimberly WT, Iadecola C, Kamel H, Hanley DF, Sheth KN, Ziai WC; VISTA ICH Collaborators. Rate of perihematomal edema expansion is associated with poor clinical outcomes in intracerebral haemorrhage. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry 2016;87(11):1169-1173.

Adil MM, Vidal GA, Beslow LA. Clinical Outcomes among Transferred Children with Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Strokes in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases 2016;25(11):2594-2602.

Ghoshal S, Bronen RA, McCarthy PL, Pels SG, Beslow LA. Acute Stroke in a Girl With an Absent Radial Pulse. Pediatric Neurology 2016;62:77-8.

Hawks C, Jordan LC, Gindville M, Ichord RN, Licht DJ, Beslow LA. Educational Placement After Pediatric Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Pediatric Neurology 2016;61:46-50.

Beslow, LA. Back to Basics-Vital Sign and Blood Glucose Abnormalities and Outcome in Childhood Arterial Ischemic Stroke. JAMA Neurology 2016;73(7):785-6.

Adil MM, Vidal G, Beslow LA. Weekend Effect in Children With Stroke in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample. Stroke 2016;47(6):1436-43.

Urday S, Beslow LA, Dai F, Zhang F, Battey TW, Vashkevich A, Ayres AM, Leasure AC, Selim MH, Simard JM, Rosand J, Kimberly WT, Sheth KN. Rate of Perihematomal Edema Expansion Predicts Outcome After Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Critical Care Medicine 2016;44(4):790-7.

Adil MM, Beslow LA, Qureshi AI, Malik AA, Jordan LC. Hypertension is Associated With Increased Mortality in Children Hospitalized With Arterial Ischemic Stroke. Pediatric Neurology 2016;56:25-29.

Sheth KN, Elm JJ, Beslow LA, Sze GK, Kimberly WT. Glyburide Advantage in Malignant Edema and Stroke (GAMES-RP) Trial: Rationale and Design. Neurocritical Care 2016;24(1):132-9.

2015

Smith D.M., Vossough A., Vorona G.A., Beslow L.A., Ichord R.N., Licht D.J. Pediatric cavernous sinus thrombosis: a case series and review of the literature. Neurology 2015;85(9):763-769.

Urday S., Beslow L.A., Goldstein D.W., Vashkevich A., Ayres A.M., Battey T.W.K., Selim M.H. Kimberly W.T., Rosand J., Sheth K.N. Measurement of peri-hematomal edema in intracerebral hemorrhage. Stroke 2015;46(4):1116-1119.

Smith S.E., Vargas G., Cucchiara A.J., Zelonis S.J. Beslow L.A. Hemiparesis and epilepsy are associated with worse reported health status following unilateral stroke in children. Pediatric Neurology 2015;52(4):428-434. NIHMS 717641

Adil M.M., Qureshi A.I., Beslow L.A., Malik A.A., Jordan L.C. Factors associated with increased in-hospital mortality among children with intracerebral hemorrhage. Journal of Child Neurology 2015;30(8):1024-1028.

Sultan S.M., Beslow L.A., Vossough A., Elkind M.S.V., Kasner S.E. Mirsky D.M. Licht D.J. Ichord R.N. Predictive validity of severity grading for cerebral steno-occlusive arteriopathy in recurrent childhood ischemic stroke. International Journal of Stroke 2015;10(2):213-218.

Sinclair A.J., Fox C.K., Ichord R.N., Almond C.S. ,  Bernard T.J., Beslow L.A. , Chang A.K.C., Cheungh M., deVeber G., Dowling M.M., Friedman N., Giglia T.M., Guilliams K.P., Humpl T., Licht D.J., Mackay M.T.,  Jordan L.C. Stroke in children with cardiac disease: report from the International Pediatric Stroke Study group symposium. Pediatric Neurology 2015;52(1):5-15.

2014

Lin K.Y., Basavaraj K., Witmer, C.M., Beslow L.A., Licht D.J., Ichord R.N., Kaufman B.D. Thrombotic events in critically ill children with myocarditis. Cardiology in the Young 2014;24(5):840-847. NIHMS 511445

Bernard T.J., Rivkin M.J., Scholtz K., deVeber G., Kirton A., Gill J.C., Chan A.K., Hovinga C.A., Ichord R.N., Grotta J., Jordan L.C., Benedict S., Friedman N.R., Dowling M.M., Elbers J., Torres M., Sultan S., Cummings D.D., Grabowski E., McMillan H.J., Beslow L.A., Amlie-Lefond C., on behalf of the Thrombolysis in Pediatric Stroke Study. Emergence of the primary pediatric stroke center: impact of the thrombolysis in pediatric stroke (TIPS) trial. Stroke 2014;45(7):2018-2023.

Adil M.M., Quereshi A.I., Beslow L.A., Jordan L.C. Transient ischemic attack requiring hospitalization of children in the United States: Kids' Inpatient Database 2003-2009. Stroke 2014;45(3):887-888. NIHMS 557706

Beslow L.A., Ichord R.N., Gindville M.C., Kleinman J.T., Bastian R.A., Smith S.E., Licht D.J., Hillis A.E., Jordan L.C. Frequency of hematoma expansion after spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage in children. JAMA Neurology 2014;71(2):165-171. NIHMS 513431

Beslow L.A., Ichord R.N., Gindville M.C., Kleinman J.T., Engelmann K., Bastian R.A., Licht D.J., Smith S.E., Hillis A.E., Jordan L.C. The pediatric intracerebral hemorrhage Score: a simple grading scale for intracerebral hemorrhage in children. Stroke 2014;45:66-70. PMCID: PMC3910321

Bruno C.J., Beslow L.A., Witmer C.M., Vossough A., Jordan L.C., Zelonis S., Licht D.J., Ichord R.N., Smith S.E. Hemorrhagic stroke in term and late preterm neonates. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition 2014;99:F48-F53. PMCID: PMC3864979

2013

Pensirikul A.D., Beslow L.A., Kessler S.K., Sanchez S.M., Topjian A.A., Dlugos D.J., Abend N.S.: Density spectral array for seizure identification in critically ill children. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology 30(4): 371-375, Aug 2013.

Frisoli F.A., Lang S.S>, Vossough A., Cahill A.M., Heuer G.G., Dahmoush H.M., Storm P.B., Beslow L.A.: Intrarater and interrater reliability of the pediatric arteriovenous malformation compactness score. Journal of Neurosurgery Pediatrics 11(5): 547-551, May 2013.

Kranick S.M., Campen C.J., Kasner S.E., Kessler S.K., Zimmerman R.A., Lustig R.A., Phillips P.C., Beslow L.A., Ichord R., Fisher M.J.: Headache as a risk factor for neurovascular events in pediatric brain tumor patients. Neurology 80(16): 1452-1456, Apr 2013.

Beslow L.A., Abend N.S., Gindville M.C., Bastian R.A., Licht D.J., Smith S.E., Hillis A.E., Ichord R.N., Jordan L.C.: Pediatric intracerebral hemorrhage: acute symptomatic seizures and epilepsy. JAMA Neurology 70(4): 448-454, Apr 2013.

2012

Beslow L.A., Vossough A., Dahmoush H.M., Kessler S.K., Stainman R., Favilla C.G., Wusthoff C.J., Zelonis S., Licht D.J., Ichord R.N., Smith S.E.: Modified pediatric ASPECTS correlates with infarct volume in childhood arterial ischemic stroke. Frontiers in Neurology 3: 122, 2012.

Lang S.S., Beslow L.A., Gabel B., Judkins A.R., Fisher M.J., Sutton L.N., Storm P.B., Heuer G.G.: Surgical treatment of brain tumors in infants younger than six months of age and review of the literature. World Neurosurgery 78(1-2): 137-144, Jul 2012.

Lang S.S., Beslow L.A., Bailey R.L., Vossough A., Ekstrom J., Heuer G.G., Storm P.B.: Follow-up imaging to detect recurrence of surgically treated pediatric arteriovenous malformations. Journal of Neurosurgery Pediatrics 9(5): 497-504, May 2012.

Kleinman J.T., Beslow L.A., Engelmann K., Smith S.E., Licht D.J., Ichord R.N., Jordan L.C.: Evaluation of intraventricular hemorrhage in pediatric intracerebral hemorrhage. Journal of Child Neurology 27(4): 526-531, Apr 2012.

Beslow L.A., Kasner S.E., Smith S.E., Mullen M.T., Kirschen M.P., Bastian R.A., Dowling M.M., Lo W., Jordan L.C., Bernard T.J., Friedman N., DeVeber G., Kirton A., Abraham L., Licht D.J., Jawad A.F., Ellenberg J.H., Lautenbach E.,* Ichord R.N.* *Co-last authors: Concurrent validity and reliability of retrospective scoring of the pediatric National Institutes of Health stroke scale. Stroke 43(2): 341-345, Feb 2012.

2011

Abend N.S., Beslow L.A., Smith S.E., Kessler S.K., Vossough A., Mason S., Agner S., Licht D.J., Ichord R.N.: Seizures as a presenting symptom of acute arterial ischemic stroke in childhood. The Journal of Pediatrics 159(3): 479-483, Sep 2011.

Beslow L.A., Smith S.E., Vossough A., Licht D.J., Kasner S.E., Favilla C.G., Halperin A.R., Gordon D.M., Jones C.I., Cucchiara A.J., Ichord R.N.: Hemorrhagic transformation of childhood arterial ischemic stroke. Stroke 42(4): 941-946, Apr 2011.

Ichord R.N., Bastian R., Abraham L., Askalan R., Benedict S., Bernard T.J., Beslow L., deVeber G., Dowling M., Friedman N., Fullerton H., Jordan L., Kan L., Kirton A., Amlie-Lefond C., Licht D., Lo W., McClure C., Pavlakis S., Smith S.E., Tan M., Kasner S., Jawad A.F.: Interrater reliability of the pediatric NIH stroke scale (PedNIHSS) in a multicenter study. Stroke  42(3): 613-617, Mar 2011.

2010

Heuer G.G., Gable B.C., Beslow L.A., Stiefel M.F., Schwartz E.S., Storm P.B., Ichord R.N., Hurst R.W. : Diagnosis and treatment of Vein of Galen aneurysmal malformations  Childs Nervous System 26(7): 879-887, Jul 2010.

Beslow L.A., Ichord R.N., Kasner S.E., Mullen M.T., Licht D.J., Smith S.E., Storm P.B., Jordan L.C., Messé S.R. : ABC/XYZ estimates intracerebral hemorrhage volume as a percent of total brain volume in children. Stroke 41(4): 691-694, Apr 2010.

Beslow L.A., Licht D.J., Smith S.E., Storm P.B., Heuer G.G., Zimmerman R.A., Feiler A.M., Kasner S.E., Ichord R.N., Jordan L.C. : Predictors of outcome in childhood intracerebral hemorrhage: a prospective consecutive cohort study. Stroke 41(2): 313-318, Feb 2010.

Abstracts

2021

Virupakshaiah A., Fainberg N.A., Karlin A., Aung M.H., Liu G.T., Odom John A.R., Tucker A.M., Waldman A., Kirschen M.P., Beslow L.A., Topjian A. : Refractory pseudotumor cerebri and cerebral sinus venous thrombosis and Enterococcus gallinarum meningitis  7th Annual Mayo Clinic Neuro and Intensive Care: Review, Workshops and Controversies 2021 2021.

Brosius S.N., Vossough A., Fisher M.J., Lang S., Beslow L.A., George B.J., Ichord, R. : Characteristics of moyamoya syndrome in pediatric patients with neurofibromatosis type I. Neurofibromatosis Young Investigators Forum September 2021.

Beslow L.A., Ram D., Harrar D., Santoro J.D., Appavu B., Fraser S.M., Rossor T., Torres M.D., Kossorotoff M., Zuñiga Zambrano Y.C., Hernández-Chávez M., Hassanein S.M.A., Zafeiriou D., Wilson J.L., Dowling M.M., Kopyta I., Bernard T.J., Dlamini N. : Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in childhood arterial ischemic stroke during the COVID-19 pandemic: a multicenter experience. Inaugural International Pediatric Stroke Organization Meeting 2021 July 2021.

2020

Sun L. R., Linds  A., Sharma M.,  Rafay M., Vadivelu S., Lee S., Brandão, L.R., Appavu B., Estepp J.H., Hukin J., Hassanein S.M.A., Chan A., Beslow L.A., on behalf of the International Pediatric Stroke Study Group: Cancer-associated stroke in children: results from the International Pediatric Stroke Study (IPSS). International Pediatric Stroke Organization Inaugural Congress 2020.

Carpenter S.L., Sharma M., Frazier T., Beslow L., Sebire G., Noetzel M., Appavu  B., Anderst J.D. : Subdural hemorrhage and cerebral sinovenous thrombosis: frequency and associations with clinical and historical factors. Thrombosis & Hemostatis Summit of North America  2020.

Brosius S.N., Vossough A., Fisher M.J., Lang S.S., Beslow L.A., Ichord R. : Natural history and risk factors for moyamoya syndrome in neurofibromatosis type 1: a systematic review and single center experience  19th Annual European Neurofibromatosis Meeting 2020 2020.

Anderst J., Carpenter S., Frazier, T., Appavu B., Noetzel M., Beslow L., Sebire G. Sharma M.: Frequency of concomitant subdural hemorrhage in a pediatric cohort with cerebral sinovenous thrombosis: clinical and historical features. Pediatric Academic Societies  2020.

Anderst J., Carpenter S., Frazier, T., Appavu B., Noetzel M., Beslow L., Sebire G. Sharma M.: Frequency of concomitant subdural hemorrhage in a pediatric cohort with cerebral sinovenous thrombosis: clinical and historical features. Ray E. Helfer Society Annual Meeting  2020.

2019

Waubant E.*, Taing K.*, Jacobwitz M., Patel A., Giglia T.M., Licht D.J., McGuire J.L.+, Beslow L.A.+ : Neurological sequelae of infective endocarditis in children. American Academy of Neurology 71st Annual Meeting  2019.

2. Vorasayan P., Bevers M., Beslow L., Sze G., Molyneaux B.J., Hinson H., Simard J.M., Sheth K.N., Kimberly W.T: Effect of intravenous glyburide on water content in the large hemispheric infarction (GAMES-RP Study). International Stroke Conference  2019.

1. Hutchinson M.L., Kimmel A.C., Granath C., Beslow L.A., Billinghurst L.L., Licht D.J., Shih E.K., Ichord R.N: Potential eligibility for hyperacute treatment in childhood acute arterial ischemic stroke: findings from a single-center 12-year cohort study. American Academy of Neurology 71st Annual Meeting  2019.

Books

Chapters

2018

Beslow L.A., Billinghurst L.: Stroke, arteriopathy, and vascular malformations. Comprehensive Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Second Edition. Zaoutis L.B., Chiang V.W. (eds.). McGraw-Hill Education, Page: 664-681, 2018.

2017

Beslow L.A., Jordan L., Smith E. : Vascular malformations, intracerebral hemorrhage, and subarachnoid hemorrhage in infants and children. Swaiman's Pediatric Neurology, Sixth Edition. Swaiman K.F., Ashwal S., Ferriero D.M., Schor N.F., Finkel R.S., Gropman A.L., Pearl P.L., Shevell M.I.  (eds.). Elsevier, Inc. Page: e178-195, 2017.

2012

Sultan S., Beslow L.A., Ichord R.N.: Cerebral sinus venous thrombosis. Pediatric Neurocritical Care. Demos Medical Publishing, 2012.

Rose D.Z., Beslow L.A., Smith S.E.: Arterial ischemic stroke. Pediatric Neurocritical Care. Demos Medical Publishing, 2012.

Lin K., Beslow L.A., Licht D.J.: Cardiac neurocritical care. Pediatric Neurocritical Care. Demos Medical Publishing, 2012.

Lang S., Beslow L.A.: Acute spinal cord disease and injury. Pediatric Neurocritical Care 2012 Notes: Demos Medical Publishing.

Beslow L.A., Heuer G.G., Jordan L.C.: Notramatic intracerebral hemorrhage. Pediatric Neurocritical Care. Demos Medical Publishing, 2012 Notes: Pediatric Neurocritical Care.

2011

Bearden D.R., Beslow L.A.: Childhood Stroke. Netter's Pediatrics. In: Florin T.A., Ludwig S. (eds.) (eds.). Elsevier Incorporated, 2011.

Posters and Presentations

2021

Beslow L.A., Linds A.B., Fox C.K., Kossorotoff M., Zuñiga Zambrano Y.C., Hernández-Chávez M., Hassanein S.M.A., Byrne S., Lim M., Maduaka N., Zafeiriou D., Dowling M.M., Felling R.J., Rafay M.F., Lehman L.L., Noetzel M.J., Bernard T.J., Dlamini N., on behalf of the International Pediatric Stroke Study Group.: Pediatric ischemic stroke and severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. 47th British Paediatric Neurology Association (oral presentation). Abstracts of the Annual Meeting, 6-8 January 2021, Virtual. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. 2021;63(S1). 2021.

Lectures by Invitation

2021

Beslow LA. "Hyperacute Treatments for Pediatric Arterial Ischemic Stroke" - Ain Shams. University Pediatrics and Neuropediatrics Grand Rounds, Cairo, Egypt. Nov 2021.

Beslow LA. "Pediatric COVID-19 Related Stroke" in Global Perspective on Current Issues in Pediatric Ischemic Stroke - 13th World Stroke Congress of the World Stroke Organization. Oct 2021.

Beslow LA. Moderator for Expert Panel Late Breaking Science: Lessons & Challenges from the Pandemic - International Pediatric Stroke Organization Inaugural Meeting. July 2021.

Beslow LA. "COVID-19 and Pediatric Stroke: A Global Perspective" in Late Breaking Science: Lessons & Challenges from the Pandemic - International Pediatric Stroke Organization Inaugural Meeting. July 2021.

Beslow LA. "COVID-19 and Pediatric Stroke: Frequency and Mechanisms" - Dr S N Medical College Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology Services Paediatrics Grand Rounds, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. July 2021.

Beslow LA. "Pediatric Stroke and COVID-19: What Do the Data Show?" - NYU Langone Medical Center Child Neurology Grand Rounds. May 2021.

Beslow LA. "Pediatric Stroke: Diagnosing (and Treating) the Needle in the Haystack" - El Paso Children's Hospital and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Pediatrics Grand Rounds. May 2021.

Beslow LA. "Pediatric Stroke and COVID: Updates from 2020" - British Paediatric Neurology Association National Paediatric Cerebrovascular Interest Group Meeting. Apr 2021.

Beslow LA. Neurology Panelist for Case Presentations - International Pediatric Stroke Organization 5th Challenging Case Conference. Apr 2021.

Beslow LA. "SARS-CoV-2 and Stroke in Children: Narrowing the Estimates" - International Pediatric Stroke Study Winter 2021 Meeting, Denver, Colorado. Mar 2021.

Beslow LA. "COVID-19 and Pediatric Stroke" - Hellenic Stroke Organization 4th Panhellenic Stroke Conference, Athens, Greece. Mar 2021.

Beslow LA. "Cerebrovascular Effects of SARS CoV2 in Children: What Does the Data Show?" - International Stroke Conference of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Invited Symposium "Infection and Inflammation as Risk Factors for Stroke in Children and Adults," Denver, Colorado. Mar 2021.

Beslow LA. "Neurological Complications of COVID-19" - Ain Shams University, Pediatrics and Neuropediatrics Grand Rounds, Cairo, Egypt. Jan 2021.

2020

Beslow LA. "Neurological Complications of COVID-19" - Vanderbilt School of Medicine, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Child Neurology Residency Lecture Series, Nashville, Tennessee. Dec 2020.

Beslow LA. "Neurological Complications of COVID-19" - Kenyatta University School of Medicine, Gertrude Children's Hospital, Pediatric Neurology Grand Rounds, Nairobi, Kenya. Nov 2020.

Beslow LA. "Pediatric Stroke: Diagnosing (and Treating) the Needle in the Haystack" - Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and Staten Island University Hospital, Northwell Health Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, Staten Island, NY. Mov 2020.

Beslow LA. "Pediatric Ischemic Stroke and SARS-CoV-2 Infection" - Fall Meeting of the International Pediatric Stroke Study at 2020 Combined Child Neurology Society and International Child Neurology Congress, San Diego, California. OCt 2020.

Beslow LA. "Pediatric Stroke: Diagnosing (and Treating) the Needle in the Haystack" - Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, New Brunswick, NJ. Sept 2020.

Beslow LA. "Neurological Complications of COVID-19" - Keynote Address for 17th Annual International Brain Injury Clubhouse Alliance Conference, Virtual, participants from across the United States. Sept 2020.

Beslow LA. "Pediatric Stroke: Diagnosing (and Treating) the Needle in the Haystack" - Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center Neurology Grand Rounds, Bronx, NY. May 2020.

Beslow LA. "Time is Brain: Improving Acute Pediatric Stroke Care" - American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting Child Neurology: Stroke Course - (Invited, Toronto, Canada, presentation cancelled due to COVID-19). Apr 2020.

Beslow LA. "Pediatric Stroke: Diagnosing (and Treating) the Needle in the Haystack" - Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds - (Invited, New Brunswick, NJ, presentation cancelled due to COVID-19). Mar 2020.

2019

Beslow LA. "Pediatric Stroke: Diagnosing (and Treating) the Needle in the Haystack" - CHOP Talks - Pediatric Neurology Update: SMA, Stroke and Headaches at Chart House in Philadelphia, PA. Dec 2019.

Beslow LA. "Time is Brain: Improving Acute Pediatric Stroke Care" - American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting Child Neurology: Stroke Course, Philadelphia, PA. May 2019.

Awards and Honors

2021, Stroke 2020 Outstanding Reviewer Award
2021, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Neurology Residency Teacher of the Year Award
2020, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Pediatrics Residency 2019-2020 Early Career Faculty Honor Roll
2016, Elected by the American Heart Association Stroke Council as a Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA)
2012, Travel Award for Junior Investigators from the American Heart Association for the 2013 Internatioal Stroke Coference in Honolulu, Hawaii
2011, Recepient of Alavi-Dabiri Post-Doctoral Fellowship Award from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center
2011, Selected for NINDS Clinical Trial Methods Course in Neuroloy
2011, Distinguished Research Trainee Award, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2008, Samuel T. Zeritsky Award for Excellence in Research, University of Pennsylvania Department of Neurology
1999, Graduated with Distinction in the Biology Major, Yale University
1999, Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Yale University
1999, Phi Beta Kappa, Yale University

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2021-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Nature Reviews Disease Primers
2021-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Pediatric Stroke
2021-present, Editorial Board, Frontiers in Neurology (Review editor for Stroke, subtopic Pediatric Stroke)
2021-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of the American Heart Association
2021-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Neonatology
2021-present, Editorial Board, Pediatric Stroke
2021, Editorial Board, Neurology
2020-present, Ad hoc reviewer, BMC Health Sciences Research
2020-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience
2020-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Archives of Disease in Childhood
2020-present, Editorial Board Member, Pediatric Neurology
2019-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice
2019-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Clinical Epidemiology
2019-present, Ad hoc reviewer, American Journal of Cardiology
2019-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Progress in Pediatric Cardiology
2018-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Epilepsia
2018-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Epilepsy & Behavior
2018-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Neurology
2018-present, Ad hoc reviewer, The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health
2017-present, Ad hoc reviewer, BMJ Case Reports
2017-present, Editorial Board Member, Stroke
2017-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Pediatrics
2017-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Brain and Behavior
2017-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Children
2017-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Paediatrics and International Child Health
2017-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism
2017-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Medical Principles and Practice
2017-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of Pediatric Intensive Care
2016-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Critical Care Research and Practice
2016-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Circulation
2016-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Blood
 2016-present, Ad hoc reviewer, JAMA Pediatrics
2016-present, Ad hoc reviewer, BMC Neurology
2015-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Cerebrovascular Diseases
2015-present, Ad hoc reviewer, The Journal of Pediatrics
2014-present, Ad hoc reviewer, JAMA Neurology
2014-present, Ad hoc reviewer, European Journal of Paediatric Neurology
2014-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Academic Emergency Medicine
2013-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology
2013-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of Translational Medicine
2013-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics
2012-present, Ad hoc reviewer, International Journal of Stroke
2012-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesia
2011-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of the Neurological Sciences
2011-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of Pediatric Neuroradiology
2011-present, Ad hoc reviewer, International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery
2010-present, Ad hoc Reviewer, Pediatric Neurology
2010-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Neurology International
2010-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Neuroscience Letters
2010-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Jornal de Pediatria
2010-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Current Medicinal Chemistry
2010-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Stroke
2010-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Resuscitation
2010-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Neurotherapeutics
2009-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care
2009-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of Child Neurology
2009-present, Ad hoc reviewer, Medical Science Monitor

Academic and Institutional Committees

2021-present, Cure HHT Research Network Unresolved Topics in Brain AVMs Work Stream for HHT Research Roadmap
2021-present, Neurology Division Wellbeing Co-Lead
2021-present, International Pediatric Stroke Organization Moyamoya Disease Working Group
2021, Reviewer for 2022 International Stroke Conference Pediatric Stroke Abstracts
2020-present, Reviewer for 2022 International Stroke Conference Pediatric Stroke Abstracts
2020-present, International Pediatric Stroke Organization Hemorrhagic Stroke Working Group
2020-present, International Pediatric Stroke Organization Pediatric Stroke Outcomes Working Group, Chair
2020, Reviewer for 2021 International Stroke Conference Pediatric Stroke Abstracts
2018-present, Publications Committee, Seizure in Pediatric Stroke Study II
2018-present, Publications Committee, Seizure in Pediatric Stroke Study I
2018-present, Publications Committee, International Pediatric Stroke Study
2018-present, Selection Committee, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Division of Neurology High School Scholars Program (NHSSP)
2015-present, Data Safety and Monitoring Board of NIH R01 Funded Stroke Prevention in Nigeria Trial (SPIN)
2015-present, Data Safety and Monitoring Board of NIH R01 Funded Primary Prevention of Stroke in Children with Sickle Cell Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa II (SPRING) trial
2012-present, Perinatal Stroke Working Group of the International Pediatric Stroke Study
2010-present, Arteriopathy Subgroup of the International Pediatric Stroke Study

2016-present, 2016-present,

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

International

2019-present, International Pediatric Stroke Organization
 - 2020-present, Outcomes Working Group, Chair
 - 2020-present, Hemorrhagic Stroke Working Group
 - 2020-present, Acute Treatment Research Working Group
 - 2020-present, Moyamoya Research Working Group
2007-present, International Paediatric Stroke Study Group
2005-present, Child Neurology Society

National

2008-present, American Heart Association
 - 2008-present, Stroke Council
2005-present, American Academy of Neurology