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Selected Abstracts & Publications

The below list is a representative sample of the Altalib Lab's work. Authors who were research trainees and/or research fellows during the time of the project are highlighted. For a more comprehensive list of publications please visit the google scholar citation list.

Selected Abstracts

  1. Heidi Henninger, Michael R. Sperling, Hamada Hamid Altalib, Hina Dave, Michael Gelfand, Roger J. Porter, Melinda S. Martin, Sami Elmoufti, Anne-Liv Schulz, Prashant Dongre, Jacqueline A. French. Effectiveness and Tolerability of Brivaracetam by Reason for Initiation in Adults with Focal Seizures: Post-hoc Analysis of a Real-world, US Study (P15-8.003). Neurology May 2022, 98 (18 Supplement) 1443;

  2. Siddharth Khasnavis, Daniela Galluzzo, Stephanie Argraves, Joseph Goulet, Yarden Bornovski, Kei-Hoi Cheung, Ebony Jackson-Shaheed, Benjamin Tolchin, Brenda T Fenton, Mary Jo Pugh and Hamada Hamid Altalib. Preliminary Findings on Psychotherapy Utilization in a National Cohort of Veterans Diagnosed with Functional Seizures. American Neuropsychiatry Association, 32nd Annual Conference. March 16-20, 2022; Virtual. 

  3. Yarden Bornovski, Ebony Jackson-Shaheed, Stephanie Argraves, M.J. Pugh, Joseph Goulet, Hamada Altalib: A Case of Mistaken Identities: Is There Really an Increased Risk of Psychosis in Seizure Patients?, in Abstracts Submitted for the 31stAnnual Meeting of the American Neuropsychiatric Association. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 2020; 32(3):e1–e26

  4. Galluzzo D, Bornovski Y, Goulet J, Argraves S, Jackson-Shaheed E, Cheung KH, Brandt C, Pugh MJ, Altalib H. Validating ICD-10 Code F44.5: A Preliminary Study on the Sensitivity and Specificity of Administrative Data for Conversion Disorder with Convulsions. Poster presented at American Epilepsy Society December 2019. #4135

  5. Yarden Bornovski, Stephanie Argraves, Ebony Jackson-Shaheed, Benjamin Tolchin, Joseph Goulet, Kei Cheung, Adrianna Hitchins, Hamada Altalib. Psychosis and Seizures in the Veteran Population (4651). Neurology Apr 2020, 94 (15 Supplement) 4651

  6. Bornovski Y, Jackson-Shaheed E, Argraves S, Pugh MJ, Goulet J, Altalib H. A Case of Mistaken Identities: Is There Really an Increased Risk of Psychosis in Seizure Patients? In Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience 2020 Jun 1

  7. Galluzzo D, Argraves S, Shaheed EJ, Goulet J, Brandt C, Pugh MJ, Altalib H. How Effective is Standard Mental Health Treatment for the Prevention of PNES: a Preliminary Study? American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting 2019 (S3. 004).

  8. Hajjar A, Jackson-Shaheed E, Hirsch L, Altalib H. Incidence of Anti-Epileptic Drug Related Falls American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting 2020 (5344).

  9. Galluzzo D, Argraves S, Shaheed EJ, Goulet J, Brandt C, Pugh MJ, Altalib H. Exploring Intimate Partner Violence in Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures. In Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience  2019 Jun 1 (Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. E10-E11). 

Selected Publications

  1. Gugger JJ, Kennedy E, Panahi S, Tate DF, Roghani A, Van Cott AC, Lopez MR, Altalib H, Diaz-Arrastia R, Pugh MJ. Multimodal Quality of Life Assessment in Post-9/11 Veterans With Epilepsy: Impact of Drug Resistance, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Comorbidity. Neurology. 2022 Apr 26;98(17):e1761-70.

  2. Altalib H, McMillan KK, Padilla S, Pugh MJ. Epilepsy quality performance in a national sample of neurologists and primary care providers: Characterizing trends in acute and chronic care management. Epilepsy & Behavior. 2021 Oct 1;123:108218.

  3. Yarden Bornovski, Ebony Jackson-Shaheed, Stephanie Argraves, Adrianna Hitchins, Benjamin Tolchin, Daniela Galluzzo, Kei-Hoi Cheung, Joseph Goulet, Melissa Skanderson, Cynthia A. Brandt, Mary Jo Pugh, Hamada Altalib. Suicide and Seizures: A National Cohort Study in Veterans. Neurol Clin Pract Oct 2021, 11 (5) 372-376; DOI: 10.1212/CPJ.0000000000001070

  4. Awaad R, El-Gabalawy O, Jackson-Shaheed E, Zia B, Keshavarzi H, Mogahed D, Altalib H. Suicide attempts of Muslims compared with other religious groups in the US. JAMA Psychiatry. 2021 Sep 1;78(9):1041-4. 

  5. Altalib HH, Galluzzo D, Argraves S, Goulet J, Bornovski Y, Cheung KH, Jackson-Shaheed E, Tolchin B, Fenton BT, Pugh MJ. Managing Functional Neurological Disorders: Protocol of a Cohort Study on Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures Study. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2019 Dec 27;15:3557-3568. doi: 10.2147/NDT.S234852. PMID: 31920316; PMCID: PMC6939176.

  6. Altalib HH, Lanham HJ, McMillan KK, Habeeb M, Fenton B, Cheung KH, Pugh MJ. Measuring coordination of epilepsy care: A mixed methods evaluation of social network analysis versus relational coordination. Epilepsy & Behavior. 2019 Aug 1;97:197-205.

  7. Hamid H, Liu H, Cong X, Devinsky O, et al. Long-Term Seizure Outcome and Depression Post Resective Surgery Neurology 2011; 77(22): 1972-6

  8. Hamid H, Blackmon K, Cong X, Dziura J,  Atlas L, Vickrey BG, Berg AT, Bazil CW, Langfitt JT, Walczak TS, Sperling MR, Shinnar S,  Devinsky O Mood, Anxiety, and Incomplete Seizure Control Impacts Quality of Life After Epilepsy Surgery Neurology. 2014 Mar 11;82(10):887-94

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