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Developmental Paediatrics
Developmental Paediatrics

Publications 2004-2005

Adams J, Crosbie J, Ickowicz A, Pathare T, Roberts W, Malone M, Schachar R, Tannock R, Kennedy J, Barr CL: Glutamate receptor, ionotropic, N-methyl D-aspartate 2A (GRIN2A) gene as a positional candidate for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in the 16p13 region. Molecular Psychiatry 2004: 9(5): pp 494-499.

Alman B, Raza N, Biggar W: Deflazacort attenuates the progression of scoliosis in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American edition) 2004: 86: pp 519-524.

Biggar WD: Experience with use of corticosteroid Deflazacort in the treatment of boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Journal of New Developments in Clinical Medicine 2004: 22(2): pp 81-96.

Biggar WD, Politano L, Harris VA, Passamano L, Vajsar J, Alman B, Palladino A, Comi LI, Nigro G: Deflazacort treatment in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: A comparison of two different protocols. Neuromuscular Disorders 2004: 14: pp 476-482.

Bryson S, Zwaigenbaum L, Roberts W: The early detection of autism in clinical practice. Paediatrics & Child Health 2004: (9:4219): pp 219-221.

Freeman SJ, Roberts W, Daneman D: Diabetes and autism: Is there a link? Diabetes Care 2005: 28(4): pp 925-926.

Golomb M, Dick P, MacGregor DL, Curtis R, deVeber G: Neonatal arterial ischemic stroke and cerebral sinovenous thrombosis are more commonly diagnosed in boys. Journal of Child Neurology 2004: 19 (7): pp 493-497.

Hawker GA, Ridout R, Harris VA, Chase C, Fielding L, Biggar WD: Alendronate in the treatment of low bone mass in steroid-treated boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2005: 86(2): pp 284-288.

Kagan-Kushnir T, Roberts W, Snead OC: Screening EEGs in Autism Spectrum Disorder: An evidence-based guideline. Journal Child Neurology 2005: 20(3): pp 197-206.

Kennedy T, Regehr G, Rosenfield J, Roberts W, Lingard L: Degrees of gap between knowledge and behaviour: A qualitative study of clinician action following an educational intervention. Academic Medicine 2004: 79(5): pp 386-393.

Kennedy TJT, Purcell LK, Jangaard KA: Emergency department use by infants less than 14 days of age. Pediatric Emergency Care 2004: 20(7): pp 437-442.

Leitch KK, Raza N, Biggar WD, Stephen D, Wright JG, Alman B: Should foot surgery be performed for children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics 2005: 25(1): pp 95-97.

Misener VL, Luca P, Azeke O, Crosbie J, Waldman I, Tannock R, Roberts W, Malone M, Schachar R, Ickowicz A, Kennedy JL, Barr CL: Linkage of the dopamine receptor D1 gene to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Molecular Psychiatry 2004: 9(5): pp 500-509.

Misener VL, Schachar R, Ickowicz A, Malone M, Roberts W, Tannock R, Kennedy JL, Pathare T, Barr CL: Replication study of the IL-1 receptor antagonist gene, IL1RN, in ADHD. Neuropsychobiology 2004: 50(3): pp 231-234.

Oram Cardy JE, Ferrari P, Flagg EJ, Roberts W, Roberts TPL: Prominence of M50 auditory evoked response over M100 in childhood and autism. NeuroReport 2004: 15(12): pp 1867-1870.

Oram Cardy JE, Flagg EJ, Roberts W, Brian J, Roberts TPL: MEG identifies rapid temporal processing deficit in autism and language impairment. NeuroReport 2005: 16(4): pp 329-332.

Oram Cardy JE, Flagg EJ, Roberts W, Roberts TPL: Delayed mismatch field for speech and non-speech sounds in children with autism. NeuroReport 2005: 16(5): pp 521-525.

Schachar RJ, Crosbie J, Barr CL, Ornstein TJ, Kennedy JL, Malone MA, Roberts W, Ickowicz, Tannock R, Chen S, Pathare T: Inhibition of motor responses in siblings concordant and disconcordant for ADHD. American Journal of Psychiatry 2005: 162(6): pp 1076-1082.

SteeleCA, Kalnins IV, Rossen BE, Biggar WD, Bortolussi JA, Jutai JW: Age-related risk behaviors of adolescents with physical disabilities. Social and Preventive Medicine 2004: 49(2): pp 132-141.

Tarnopolsky MA, Mahoney DJ, Vajsar J, Rodriguez C, Doherty TJ, Roy BD, Biggar WD: Creatine monohydrate enhances strength and body composition in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Neurology 2004: 62: pp 1771-1777.

To T, Guttmann A, Dick P, Rosenfield J, Parkin P, Cao H, Vydykhan V: What factors are associated with poor developmental attainment in young Canadian children? Canadian Journal of Public Health 2004: 95(4): pp 258-263.

To T, Guttmann A, Dick P, Rosenfield Jay, Parkin P, Tassoudji M, Vydykhan T, Cao H: Risk markers for poor developmental attainment in young children: Results from a longitudinal national survey. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineJuly 2004: 158: pp 643-649.

Wigg KG, Couto JM, Feng Y, Crosbie J, Anderson B, Cate-Carter T, Tannock R, Lovett MW, Humphries T, Kennedy JL, Ickowicz A, Pathare T, Roberts W, Malone M, Schachar R, Barr CL: Investigation of the relationship of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder to the EKN1 gene on chromosome 15q21. Scientific Studies of Reading2005: 9(3): pp 261-283.

Wright J, Fehlings D: Measuring physical function in children with spina bifida and dislocated hips: The Spina Bifida Hips Questionnaire. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics 2005: 25(30): pp 273-279.

Zwaigenbaum L, Bryson S, Szatmari P, Roberts SW, Brian J, Rogers T: Behavioral manifestations of autism in the first year of life. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience 2005: 23(2-3): pp 143-152.

Book Chapters

Dennis M, Spiegler BJ, Riva D, MacGregor DL. Neuropsychological outcome. In: Brain and Spinal Tumors of Childhood (Walker D, Periolongo G, Punt J, Taylor R, eds). Arnold, London, 2004.

Kagan-Kushnir T, Roberts W. Variations in developmental trajectories : Lessons learned from clinical cases. In: Neurodevelopmental Disorders (Riva D, Bellugi U, Bridge Denckla M, eds), John Libbey Eurotext, 2005.

Kennedy TJT, MacGregor D, Rosenfield J. Fragile X syndrome. In: Demystifying Syndromes (Griffiths D, King R, eds). National Association for the Dually Diagnosed, Kingston, New York, 2004.

MacGregor DL. Developmental delay. In: The 5-Minute Neurology Consult (Lynn DJ, Newton HB, Rae-Grant AD, eds). Lippincott Williams & Wilkin, Philadelphia, 2004.

MacGregor DL: Is my child ready for school? In: Current Management in Child Neurology, 3rd Edition (Maria BL, ed). BC Decker Inc, Hamilton, Ontario, 2005.

Roberts W, Kagan-Kushnir T: Integrating pediatrics and child development: Asperger syndrome and the role of the developmental paediatrician. In: Asperger’s Syndrome: Integrating Multiple Perspectives (Stoddart K, ed). Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London, England, 2005.