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Neuroscience Center

Offering expert pediatric neurological care for conditions affecting the brain or spinal cord including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, craniosynostosis, and more. Our providers share a vision, which is to build healthier futures for children.


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Conditions We Treat

WVU Medicine Children’s Neuroscience Center Areas of Specialty

  • Adjustment disorders
  • Aneurysms
  • Anti-MOG antibody syndrome
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Arteriovenous malformation (abnormal connections between arteries and veins)
  • Attachment disorders
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other disorders of impulse control
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injury
  • Brain and spinal cord tumors
  • Cavernous malformation (vascular anomaly in the brain or spine)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chiari malformation
  • Craniosynostosis and other craniofacial disorders
  • Congenital malformations of the brain and spine
  • Demyelinating disorders (including multiple sclerosis)
  • Disruptive mood dysregulation disorders
  • Early childhood learning difficulties
  • Eating disorders
  • Epilepsy and seizure disorders
  • Feeding and swallowing difficulties
  • Functional neurological syndromes
  • Grief and loss
  • Growth and developmental disorders
  • Head and spine trauma, including concussions and traumatic brain injury
  • Headaches/migraines
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Infantile spasms/neonatal seizures
  • Intellectual disability
  • Learning disorders
  • Mental health disorders
  • Metabolic and genetic conditions, such as trisomy 21, fragile X syndrome
  • Mood (bipolar and depressive) disorders
  • Movement disorders
  • Moyamoya (narrowing of blood vessels in the brain)
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neonatal neurological disorders
  • Neurocutaneous syndromes
  • Neuroimmunologic and neuroinflammatory disorders
  • Neuromuscular disorders (including muscular dystrophy)
  • Neurosarcoidosis
  • Oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder (ODD and CD)
  • Pediatric substance use disorders
  • Peripheral nerve tumors
  • Physical motor delays
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosis
  • Self-harm/suicidality
  • Sensory processing difficulties
  • Skull base tumors
  • Spasticity
  • Spina bifida
  • Spinal cord cysts
  • Spinal deformity and instability
  • Stroke
  • Tethered cord
  • Tics and Tourette syndrome
  • Vascular disorders of the brain and spine
  • Voice disorders

Patient Stories

Patient Story

Joe Runels

Imagine living every day of your life waiting for your child to have his or her next seizure. This is often the reality for parents of chil…
Joe Runels' Story

1 Medical Center Drive Morgantown, WV 26506

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