Joseph Sullivan
Professor
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences
+1 415 353-8440
+1 415 353-8578

Education and Training

, 2019 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
M.D., 1998 School of Medicine, Albany

Publications

Gonzalez-Giraldo E, Sullivan JE. Advances in the Treatment of Drug-Resistant Pediatric Epilepsy. Semin Neurol. 2020 Apr; 40(2):257-262.
Berg AT, Wusthoff C, Shellhaas RA, Loddenkemper T, Grinspan ZM, Saneto RP, Knupp KG, Patel A, Sullivan JE, Kossoff EH, Chu CJ, Massey S, Valencia I, Keator C, Wirrell EC, Coryell J, Millichap JJ, Gaillard WD. Immediate outcomes in early life epilepsy: A contemporary account. Epilepsy Behav. 2019 08; 97:44-50.
Vlaskamp DRM, Bassett AS, Sullivan JE, Robblee J, Sadleir LG, Scheffer IE, Andrade DM. Schizophrenia is a later-onset feature of PCDH19 Girls Clustering Epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2019 03; 60(3):429-440.
Ziobro J, Eschbach K, Sullivan JE, Knupp KG. Current Treatment Strategies and Future Treatment Options for Dravet Syndrome. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2018 Oct 13; 20(12):52.
Coryell J, Gaillard WD, Shellhaas RA, Grinspan ZM, Wirrell EC, Knupp KG, Wusthoff CJ, Keator C, Sullivan JE, Loddenkemper T, Patel A, Chu CJ, Massey S, Novotny EJ, Saneto RP, Berg AT. Neuroimaging of Early Life Epilepsy. Pediatrics. 2018 09; 142(3).
Grinspan ZM, Shellhaas RA, Coryell J, Sullivan JE, Wirrell EC, Mytinger JR, Gaillard WD, Kossoff EH, Valencia I, Knupp KG, Wusthoff C, Keator C, Ryan N, Loddenkemper T, Chu CJ, Novotny EJ, Millichap J, Berg AT. Comparative Effectiveness of Levetiracetam vs Phenobarbital for Infantile Epilepsy. JAMA Pediatr. 2018 04 01; 172(4):352-360.
Singhal NS, Numis AL, Lee MB, Chang EF, Sullivan JE, Auguste KI, Rao VR. Responsive neurostimulation for treatment of pediatric drug-resistant epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav Case Rep. 2018; 10:21-24.
Myers CT, Stong N, Mountier EI, Helbig KL, Freytag S, Sullivan JE, Ben Zeev B, Nissenkorn A, Tzadok M, Heimer G, Shinde DN, Rezazadeh A, Regan BM, Oliver KL, Ernst ME, Lippa NC, Mulhern MS, Ren Z, Poduri A, Andrade DM, Bird LM, Bahlo M, Berkovic SF, Lowenstein DH, Scheffer IE, Sadleir LG, Goldstein DB, Mefford HC, Heinzen EL. De Novo Mutations in PPP3CA Cause Severe Neurodevelopmental Disease with Seizures. Am J Hum Genet. 2017 Oct 05; 101(4):516-524.
Berg AT, Coryell J, Saneto RP, Grinspan ZM, Alexander JJ, Kekis M, Sullivan JE, Wirrell EC, Shellhaas RA, Mytinger JR, Gaillard WD, Kossoff EH, Valencia I, Knupp KG, Wusthoff C, Keator C, Dobyns WB, Ryan N, Loddenkemper T, Chu CJ, Novotny EJ, Koh S. Early-Life Epilepsies and the Emerging Role of Genetic Testing. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 09 01; 171(9):863-871.
Shellhaas RA, Berg AT, Grinspan ZM, Wusthoff CJ, Millichap JJ, Loddenkemper T, Coryell J, Saneto RP, Chu CJ, Joshi SM, Sullivan JE, Knupp KG, Kossoff EH, Keator C, Wirrell EC, Mytinger JR, Valencia I, Massey S, Gaillard WD. Initial Treatment for Nonsyndromic Early-Life Epilepsy: An Unexpected Consensus. Pediatr Neurol. 2017 Oct; 75:73-79.
Nilika Shah Singhal, Chellamani Harini, Joseph Sullivan. 68 Epileptic Spasms and Myoclonic Seizures. Swaiman\u0027s Pediatric Neurology. 2017 Jan 1; 538-542.
Rothman SM, Glass HC, Chang T, Sullivan JE, Bonifacio SL, Shellhaas RA. Risk factors for EEG seizures in neonates treated with hypothermia: a multicenter cohort study. Neurology. 2014 Nov 04; 83(19):1773-4.
Englot DJ, Han SJ, Rolston JD, Ivan ME, Kuperman RA, Chang EF, Gupta N, Sullivan JE, Auguste KI. Epilepsy surgery failure in children: a quantitative and qualitative analysis. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Oct; 14(4):386-95.
Singhal NS, Sullivan JE. Continuous Spike-Wave during Slow Wave Sleep and Related Conditions. ISRN Neurol. 2014; 2014:619079.
Numis AL, Angriman M, Sullivan JE, Lewis AJ, Striano P, Nabbout R, Cilio MR. KCNQ2 encephalopathy: delineation of the electroclinical phenotype and treatment response. Neurology. 2014 Jan 28; 82(4):368-70.
Englot DJ, Rutkowski MJ, Ivan ME, Sun PP, Kuperman RA, Chang EF, Gupta N, Sullivan JE, Auguste KI. Effects of temporal lobectomy on consciousness-impairing and consciousness-sparing seizures in children. Childs Nerv Syst. 2013 Oct; 29(10):1915-22.
Ortiz-González XR, Poduri A, Roberts CM, Sullivan JE, Marsh ED, Porter BE. Focal cortical dysplasia is more common in boys than in girls. Epilepsy Behav. 2013 Apr; 27(1):121-3.
Kendall Nash, Joseph Sullivan. Chapter 56 Myoclonic Seizures and Infantile Spasms. Swaiman\u0027s Pediatric Neurology. 2012 Jan 1; 774-789.
Glass HC, Hong KJ, Rogers EE, Jeremy RJ, Bonifacio SL, Sullivan JE, Barkovich AJ, Ferriero DM. Risk factors for epilepsy in children with neonatal encephalopathy. Pediatr Res. 2011 Nov; 70(5):535-40.
Glass HC, Nash KB, Bonifacio SL, Barkovich AJ, Ferriero DM, Sullivan JE, Cilio MR. Seizures and magnetic resonance imaging-detected brain injury in newborns cooled for hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. J Pediatr. 2011 Nov; 159(5):731-735.e1.
Chang EF, Wang DD, Barkovich AJ, Tihan T, Auguste KI, Sullivan JE, Garcia PA, Barbaro NM. Predictors of seizure freedom after surgery for malformations of cortical development. Ann Neurol. 2011 Jul; 70(1):151-62.
Chang EF, Christie C, Sullivan JE, Garcia PA, Tihan T, Gupta N, Berger MS, Barbaro NM. Seizure control outcomes after resection of dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor in 50 patients. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Jan; 5(1):123-30.
Glass HC, Sullivan JE. Neonatal seizures. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2009 Nov; 11(6):405-13.
Akira Nishisaki, Joseph Sullivan, Bernhard Steger, Carey R Bayer, Dennis Dlugos, Richard Lin, Rebecca Ichord, Mark A Helfaer, Vinay Nadkarni. RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF THE PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY PATTERNS OBTAINED IN PEDIATRIC IN-HOSPITAL CARDIAC ARREST SURVIVORS OVER THREE YEARS. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2007 Jan 1; 8(1):81.
Akira Nishisaki, Joseph Sullivan, Bernhard Steger, Carey R Bayer, Dennis Dlugos, Richard Lin, Rebecca Ichord, Mark A Helfaer, Vinay Nadkarni. RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF THE PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY PATTERNS OBTAINED IN PEDIATRIC IN-HOSPITAL CARDIAC ARREST SURVIVORS OVER THREE YEARS. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2007 Jan 1; 8(1):82.
Akira Nishisaki, Joseph Sullivan, Bernhard Steger, Carey R Bayer, Dennis Dlugos, Richard Lin, Rebecca Ichord, Mark A Helfaer, Vinay Nadkarni. RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF THE PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY PATTERNS OBTAINED IN PEDIATRIC IN-HOSPITAL CARDIAC ARREST SURVIVORS OVER THREE YEARS. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2007 Jan 1; 8(1):84.
Akira Nishisaki, Joseph Sullivan, Bernhard Steger, Carey R Bayer, Dennis Dlugos, Richard Lin, Rebecca Ichord, Mark A Helfaer, Vinay Nadkarni. RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF THE PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY PATTERNS OBTAINED IN PEDIATRIC IN-HOSPITAL CARDIAC ARREST SURVIVORS OVER THREE YEARS. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2007 Jan 1; 8(1):85.
Akira Nishisaki, Joseph Sullivan, Bernhard Steger, Carey R Bayer, Dennis Dlugos, Richard Lin, Rebecca Ichord, Mark A Helfaer, Vinay Nadkarni. Retrospective analysis of the prognostic value of electroencephalography patterns obtained in pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest survivors over three years. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2007 Jan 1; 8(1):80.
Akira Nishisaki, Joseph Sullivan, Bernhard Steger, Carey R. Bayer, Dennis Dlugos, Richard Lin, Rebecca Ichord, Mark A. Helfaer, Vinay Nadkarni. Retrospective analysis of the prognostic value of electroencephalography patterns obtained in pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest survivors during three years*. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2006 Dec 1; PAP.
Akira Nishisaki, Joseph Sullivan, Bernhard Steger, Carey Bayer, Rebecca Ichord, Mark A Helfaer, Vinay Nadkarni. HYPOCAPNEA IMMEDIATELY AFTER ROSC IS ASSOCIATED WITH GOOD NEUROLOGIC OUTCOME IN PEDIATRIC IN-HOSPITAL CARDIAC ARREST. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2006 Sep 1; 7(5):512.
Akira Nishisaki, Carey Roth Bayer, Troy Dominguez, Richard Lin, Mark A Helfaer, Vinay Nadkarni, Joseph E Sullivan, Rebecca Ichord, Bernhard Steger. ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY(EEG) HAS PROGNOSTIC VALUE FOR NEUROLOGIC OUTCOME IN CHILDREN SURVIVING > 24 HOURS AFTER IN-HOSPITAL CARDIAC ARREST(CA). Critical Care Medicine. 2005 Dec 1; 33(12):a68.
Akira Nishisaki, Joseph Sullivan, Bernhard Stegher, Rebecca Ichord, Mark A Helfaer, Vinay Nadkarni, Naoki Shimizu, Katsuyuki Miyasaka. A TALE OF TWO CITIES: TIMING OF BRAIN IMAGING AND NEUROPHYSIOLOGIC ASSESSMENTS FOLLOWING IN-HOSPITAL PEDIATRIC CARDIAC ARREST. Critical Care Medicine. 2004 Dec 1; 32(12):a61.
Sullivan JE, Dlugos DJ. Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2004 May; 6(3):231-242.