Biography

Dr. Saima Kayani is a Child Neurologist with additional training in Medical Genetics. Her advanced training helps her better understand the clinical and basic molecular mechanisms of neurogenetic diseases. She is board certified in pediatrics and neurology. Throughout her fellowships at UT Southwestern, she worked seeing complex patients in Child Neurology and Medical Genetics and the Rare Brain Disorders Clinic at Children’s Medical Center, and also scientifically collaborated in the rodent lab to understand the underlying genetic and physiological components of several rare disorders currently under study.

Dr. Kayani is passionate about helping children with rare disorders and finding better ways to treat these children. She is devoted to research, not only the clinical research to understand the natural history of rare disorders but also translational research to bring cutting edge therapies to our patients.

Dr. Kayani is passionate about helping children with rare disorders and finding better ways to treat these children. She is devoted to research, not only the clinical research to understand the natural history of rare disorders but also translational research to bring cutting edge therapies to our patients.

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Education & Training
  • Medical School - King Edward Medical University, Pakistan (1997-2002)
  • Residency - Texas A&M College of Medicine-Scott and White Program (2006-2009), Pediatrics
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2009-2012), Child Neurology
  • Residency - UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2012-2014), Medical Genetics
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Child Neurology Society (2015)
  • American Academy of Neurology (2015)
Books & Publications
Research
  • Triheptanoin in glucose trans 1-D mice
  • The role of intravenous levetiracetam in management of status epilepticus

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Children's Medical Center of Dallas

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