Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Tulane University, New Orleans, LA


Child Neurology - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA (Chief Resident)
Pediatrics - Tulane University Medical Center


Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy - Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Board Certification

Child Neurology

Graduate Degree

MSc in Neuroscience - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

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

Departments and Services




Abend NS, Wiebe DJ, Xiao R, Massey SL, Fitzgerald M, Fung F, Topjian AA. EEG Factors After Pediatric Cardiac Arrest. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2018 May;35(3):251-255.

Fung FW, Libenson MH, Bolton J, Pearl PL, Kapur K, Marti C, Paris A, Bergin AM, Harini C. Seizure clustering during presurgical electroencephalographic monitoring in children. Epilepsy Behav. 2018 Mar;80:291-295.


Abend NS, Massey SL, Fitzgerald M, Fung F, Atkin NJ, Xiao R, Topjian AA. Interrater Agreement of EEG Interpretation After Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Using Standardized Critical Care EEG Terminology. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2017 Nov;34(6):534-541.


Block Gregory J, Ohkouchi Shinya, Fung France, Frenkel Joshua, Gregory Carl, Pochampally Radhika, DiMattia Gabriel, Sullivan Deborah E, Prockop Darwin J: Multipotent stromal cells are activated to reduce apoptosis in part by upregulation and secretion of stanniocalcin-1. Stem cells (Dayton, Ohio) 27(3): 670-681, Mar 2009.


Aitken Karen J, Block Gregory, Lorenzo Armando, Herz Daniel, Sabha Nesrin, Dessouki Omar, Fung France, Szybowska Marta, Craig Laura, Bägli Darius J: Mechanotransduction of extracellular signal-regulated kinases 1 and 2 mitogen-activated protein kinase activity in smooth muscle is dependent on the extracellular matrix and regulated by matrix metalloproteinases. The American journal of pathology 169(2): 459-70, Aug 2006.


Carson Christine, Saleh Maya, Fung France W, Nicholson Donald W, Roskams A Jane: Axonal dynactin p150Glued transports caspase-8 to drive retrograde olfactory receptor neuron apoptosis. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience 25(26): 6092-104, Jun 2005.



Fung FW, Jacobwitz M, Vala L, Donnelly M, Fitzgerald M, Massey S, Martinez A, Topjian A, Abend NS.: Electrographic Characteristics of Seizures in Critically Ill Children Undergoing Continuous EEG Monitoring. Child Neurology Society Annual Meeting 2018 2018.

Fung FW, Jacobwitz M, Vala L, Donnelly M, Fitzgerald M, Massey S, Martinez A, Topjian A, Abend NS.: Adverse Effects Associated with Anti-seizure Management of Electrographic Seizures in Critically Ill Children. Child Neurology Society Annual Meeting 2018 2018.

Abend N, Wiebe D, Xiao R, Massey S, Fitzgerald M, Fung F, Topjian A: EEG Factors After Pediatric Cardiac Arrest. International Congress of Clinical Neurophysiology 2018.


Massey S, Clancy R, Digiovine M, Fitzgerald M, Fung F, Shou H, Farrar J, Abend N.: Inter-rater agreement in neonatal electroencephalogram background scoring. American Epilepsy Society 2017.

Fung, F., Bolton, J., Kapur, K., Marti, C., Paris, A., Harini, C: Does seizure clustering affect duration of stay in patients undergoing presurgical monitoring? American Epilepsy Society 2017.

Fitzgerald MP, Massey SL, Fung F, Kessler SK, Abend NS: Seizures and developmental outcomes in neonates with HIE. American Epilepsy Society 2017.

Abend NS, Massey S, Fitzgerald M, Fung F, Atkin NJ, Xiao R, Topjian AA: Interrater variability of EEG interpretation after pediatric cardiac arrest utilizing standardized critical care EEG terminology. American Epilepsy Society 2017.

Posters and Presentations

Invited Lectures


Fung F. "Epilepsy in the Adolescent Population", American Epilepsy Society, Internet/National. May 2018.

Awards and Honors

2014, American Academy of Neurology Resident Scholarship to the Annual Meeting, American Academy of Neurology

2014-2014, Child Neurology Curriculum Development Award, Department of Child Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2018-present, Reviewer, Journal of Child Neurology

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2012-present, American Academy of Neurology
2010-present, Child Neurology Society