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    Christianne Norton Heck, MD, MMM

    TitleProfessor of Clinical Neurology
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    DepartmentNeurology
    AddressHCC 3rd Floor Room 3000
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089-9405
    Phone+1 323 442 8364
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      Other Positions
      TitleCo Director, USC Center For Neurorestoration

      TitleMedical Director, USC Comprehensive Epilepsy Center


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      Dr. Christianne Heck is a neurologist in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Keck Hospital of USC and University of Southern California-Norris Cancer Hospital. She received her medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC and has been in practice for 23 years. She is one of 37 doctors at Keck Hospital of USC and one of 7 at University of Southern California-Norris Cancer Hospital who specialize in Neurology.


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      1. Ho L, Kramer DR, Wen T, Moalem AS, Millett D, Heck C, Mack WJ, Liu CY. Potentially preventable complications in epilepsy admissions: The "weekend effect". Epilepsy Behav. 2017 Apr 11; 70(Pt A):50-56. PMID: 28410465.
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      2. Geller EB, Skarpaas TL, Gross RE, Goodman RR, Barkley GL, Bazil CW, Berg MJ, Bergey GK, Cash SS, Cole AJ, Duckrow RB, Edwards JC, Eisenschenk S, Fessler J, Fountain NB, Goldman AM, Gwinn RP, Heck C, Herekar A, Hirsch LJ, Jobst BC, King-Stephens D, Labar DR, Leiphart JW, Marsh WR, Meador KJ, Mizrahi EM, Murro AM, Nair DR, Noe KH, Park YD, Rutecki PA, Salanova V, Sheth RD, Shields DC, Skidmore C, Smith MC, Spencer DC, Srinivasan S, Tatum W, Van Ness PC, Vossler DG, Wharen RE, Worrell GA, Yoshor D, Zimmerman RS, Cicora K, Sun FT, Morrell MJ. Brain-responsive neurostimulation in patients with medically intractable mesial temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2017 Apr 11. PMID: 28398014.
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      3. Jobst BC, Kapur R, Barkley GL, Bazil CW, Berg MJ, Bergey GK, Boggs JG, Cash SS, Cole AJ, Duchowny MS, Duckrow RB, Edwards JC, Eisenschenk S, Fessler AJ, Fountain NB, Geller EB, Goldman AM, Goodman RR, Gross RE, Gwinn RP, Heck C, Herekar AA, Hirsch LJ, King-Stephens D, Labar DR, Marsh WR, Meador KJ, Miller I, Mizrahi EM, Murro AM, Nair DR, Noe KH, Olejniczak PW, Park YD, Rutecki P, Salanova V, Sheth RD, Skidmore C, Smith MC, Spencer DC, Srinivasan S, Tatum W, Van Ness P, Vossler DG, Wharen RE, Worrell GA, Yoshor D, Zimmerman RS, Skarpaas TL, Morrell MJ. Brain-responsive neurostimulation in patients with medically intractable seizures arising from eloquent and other neocortical areas. Epilepsia. 2017 Apr 07. PMID: 28387951.
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      4. Liu C, Russin J, Heck C, Kawata K, Adiga R, Yen W, Lambert J, Stear B, Law M, Marquez Y, Crino P, Millett D, Langford D. Dysregulation of PINCH signaling in mesial temporal epilepsy. J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Nov 9. PMID: 27838154.
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      5. A sparse Laguerre-Volterra autoregressive model for seizure prediction in temporal lobe epilepsy. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2016 Aug; 2016:1664-1667. PMID: 28324947.
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      6. Klaes C, Kellis S, Aflalo T, Lee B, Pejsa K, Shanfield K, Hayes-Jackson S, Aisen M, Heck C, Liu C, Andersen RA. Hand Shape Representations in the Human Posterior Parietal Cortex. J Neurosci. 2015 Nov 18; 35(46):15466-76. PMID: 26586832.
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      7. Nune G, DeGiorgio C, Heck C. Neuromodulation in the Treatment of Epilepsy. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2015 Oct; 17(10):375. PMID: 26307329.
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      8. Aflalo T, Kellis S, Klaes C, Lee B, Shi Y, Pejsa K, Shanfield K, Hayes-Jackson S, Aisen M, Heck C, Liu C, Andersen RA. Neurophysiology. Decoding motor imagery from the posterior parietal cortex of a tetraplegic human. Science. 2015 May 22; 348(6237):906-10. PMID: 25999506.
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      9. King-Stephens D, Mirro E, Weber PB, Laxer KD, Van Ness PC, Salanova V, Spencer DC, Heck C, Goldman A, Jobst B, Shields DC, Bergey GK, Eisenschenk S, Worrell GA, Rossi MA, Gross RE, Cole AJ, Sperling MR, Nair DR, Gwinn RP, Park YD, Rutecki PA, Fountain NB, Wharen RE, Hirsch LJ, Miller IO, Barkley GL, Edwards JC, Geller EB, Berg MJ, Sadler TL, Sun FT, Morrell MJ. Lateralization of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy with chronic ambulatory electrocorticography. Epilepsia. 2015 Jun; 56(6):959-67. PMID: 25988840.
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      10. Lee B, Zubair MN, Marquez YD, Lee DM, Kalayjian LA, Heck C, Liu CY. A Single-Center Experience with the NeuroPace RNS System: A Review of Techniques and Potential Problems. World Neurosurg. 2015 Sep; 84(3):719-26. PMID: 25940211.
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      11. Bergey GK, Morrell MJ, Mizrahi EM, Goldman A, King-Stephens D, Nair D, Srinivasan S, Jobst B, Gross RE, Shields DC, Barkley G, Salanova V, Olejniczak P, Cole A, Cash SS, Noe K, Wharen R, Worrell G, Murro AM, Edwards J, Duchowny M, Spencer D, Smith M, Geller E, Gwinn R, Skidmore C, Eisenschenk S, Berg M, Heck C, Van Ness P, Fountain N, Rutecki P, Massey A, O'Donovan C, Labar D, Duckrow RB, Hirsch LJ, Courtney T, Sun FT, Seale CG. Long-term treatment with responsive brain stimulation in adults with refractory partial seizures. Neurology. 2015 Feb 24; 84(8):810-7. PMID: 25616485.
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      12. Soss J, Heck C, Murray D, Markovic D, Oviedo S, Corrale-Leyva G, Gordon S, Kealey C, DeGiorgio C. A prospective long-term study of external trigeminal nerve stimulation for drug-resistant epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Jan; 42:44-7. PMID: 25499162.
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      13. Hsiao MC, Yu PN, Song D, Liu CY, Heck C, Millett D, Berger TW. An in vitro seizure model from human hippocampal slices using multi-electrode arrays. J Neurosci Methods. 2015 Apr 15; 244:154-63. PMID: 25244953.
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      14. Unstable periodic orbits in human epileptic hippocampal slices. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2014 Aug; 2014:5800-3. PMID: 25571314.
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      15. A testbed to explore the optimal electrical stimulation parameters for suppressing inter-ictal spikes in human hippocampal slices. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2014 Aug; 2014:5792-5. PMID: 25571312.
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      16. Heck C, King-Stephens D, Massey AD, Nair DR, Jobst BC, Barkley GL, Salanova V, Cole AJ, Smith MC, Gwinn RP, Skidmore C, Van Ness PC, Bergey GK, Park YD, Miller I, Geller E, Rutecki PA, Zimmerman R, Spencer DC, Goldman A, Edwards JC, Leiphart JW, Wharen RE, Fessler J, Fountain NB, Worrell GA, Gross RE, Eisenschenk S, Duckrow RB, Hirsch LJ, Bazil C, O'Donovan CA, Sun FT, Courtney TA, Seale CG, Morrell MJ. Two-year seizure reduction in adults with medically intractable partial onset epilepsy treated with responsive neurostimulation: Final results of the RNS System Pivotal trial. Epilepsia. 2014 Mar; 55(3):432-41. PMID: 24621228.
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      17. DeGiorgio CM, Soss J, Cook IA, Markovic D, Gornbein J, Murray D, Oviedo S, Gordon S, Corralle-Leyva G, Kealey CP, Heck C. Randomized controlled trial of trigeminal nerve stimulation for drug-resistant epilepsy. Neurology. 2013 Feb 26; 80(9):786-91. PMID: 23365066.
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      18. Berger T, Song D, Chan R, Shin D, Marmarelis V, Hampson R, Sweatt A, Heck C, Liu C, Wills J, Lacoss J, Granacki J, Gerhardt G, Deadwyler S. Role of the hippocampus in memory formation : restorative encoding memory integration neural device as a cognitive neural prosthesis. IEEE Pulse. 2012 Sep; 3(5):17-22. PMID: 23014702.
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      19. Hsiao MC, Yu PN, Song D, Liu CY, Heck C, Millett D, Berger TW. Spatio-temporal inter-ictal activity recorded from human epileptic hippocampal slices. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012; 2012:5166-9. PMID: 23367092.
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      20. Herzog AG, Fowler KM, Sperling MR, Liporace JD, Kalayjian LA, Heck C, Krauss GL, Dworetzky BA, Pennell PB. Variation of seizure frequency with ovulatory status of menstrual cycles. Epilepsia. 2011 Oct; 52(10):1843-8. PMID: 21756250.
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      21. Herzog AG, Smithson SD, Fowler KM, Krishnamurthy KB, Sundstrom D, Kalayjian LA, Heck C, Oviedo S, Correl-Leyva G, Garcia E, Gleason KA, Dworetzky BA. Premenstrual dysphoric disorder in women with epilepsy: relationships to potential epileptic, antiepileptic drug, and reproductive endocrine factors. Epilepsy Behav. 2011 Aug; 21(4):391-6. PMID: 21724471.
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      22. Heck C, Helmers SL, DeGiorgio CM. Vagus nerve stimulation therapy, epilepsy, and device parameters: scientific basis and recommendations for use. Neurology. 2002 Sep 24; 59(6 Suppl 4):S31-7. PMID: 12270966.
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