Chrystal M. Reed, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

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127 S. San Vicente Blvd.
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Los Angeles, CA 90048





Chrystal M. Reed, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

  • Neurology
  • Epilepsy

Convulsive Disorders

EEG (Electroencephalograms)

Epilepsy Surgery / Surgeries

Seizure Disorders (Epilepsy)

Seizures, Surgical Treatment of

  • Doctorate: University of Connecticut Health Center, 2006
  • Post Doctorate: University of Connecticut Health Center, 2007
  • Residency: Albany Medical Center/Williams Center Plastic Surgery Specialists, 2013
  • Fellowship: UCLA, 2015
  • Annual Meeting Fellow Travel Award, American Epilepsy Society, 2013
  • Annual Meeting Resident Scholarship, American Academy of Neurology, 2012
  • Hovey Foundation Grant in Auditory Science from the National Organization for Hearing Research Foundation, 2007-08
  • Graduate Student Travel Award, Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Mid-Winter Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, 2006

Click here for a list of peer-reviewed publications.

  • Hossain WA, D'Sa C, Morest DK. Site-specific interactions of neurotrophin-3 and fibroblast growth factor (FGF2) in the embryonic development of the mouse cochlear nucleus. J Neurobiol. 2006;66(9):897-915.
  • Wang SJ, Furusho M, D'Sa C, Kuwada S, Conti L, Morest DK, Bansal R. Inactivation of Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor Signaling in Myelinating Glial Cells Results in Significant Loss of Adult Spiral Ganglion Neurons Accompanied by Age-Related Hearing Impairment. J Neurosci Res. 2009;87(15):3428-3437.
  • Reed CM, Birch KG, Kamiński J, Sullivan S, Chung JM, Mamelak AN, Rutishauser U. Automatic detection of periods of slow wave sleep based on intracranial depth electrode recordings. J Neurosci Methods. 2017 Apr 15;282:1-8.
  • Reed CM, Gruenthal M. Emerging Devices for Epilepsy. Neurol Clin Pract. 2013;3(4):348-353.
  • Reed CM, Dewar S, Fried I, Engel J Jr, Eliashiv D. Failed epilepsy surgery deserves a second chance. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2017 Oct 23;163:110-115.
  • Hossain WA, D'Sa C, Morest DK. Interactive roles of fibroblast growth factor 2 and neurotrophin 3 in the sequence of migration, process outgrowth, and axonal differentiation of mouse cochlear ganglion cells. J Neurosci Res. 2008;86(11):2376-2391.
  • D'Sa C, Gross J, Francone VP, Morest DK. Plasticity of synaptic endings in the cochlear nucleus following noise-induced hearing loss is facilitated in the adult FGF2 overexpressor mouse. Eur J Neurosci. 2007;26(3):666-680.

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