Dr Shekeeb Mohammad

MB BS, FRACP, PhD
Lecturer
Paediatric Neurologist
Discipline of Child and Adolescent Health, Children's Hospital at Westmead Clinical School

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Biographical details

Shekeeb Mohammad is a paediatric neurologist at the Children's hospital at Westmead in Sydney. He is a clinician-researcher with expertise in paediatric autoimmune neurological disorders and movement disorders including tics, Tourette syndrome, dystonia and associated neuropsychiatric problems in children . He also has interest and experience in paediatric deep brain stimulation. He is the course co-ordinator for the Master of Medicine program for the University of Sydney and has interest in medical education and curriculum development –particularly in the use of online learning management systems. His clinical research focuses on the fields of rating and therapeutics in movement disorders, phenotyping and treatment of autoimmune neurological disorders and improvement in content delivery and assessment for Neurology trainees.

Research interests

Paediatric Neurology

Movement disorders

Tourette Syndrome

Neuroimmunology

Autoimmune encephalitis

Teaching and supervision

Conjoint Lecturer with UNSW and UQ 2009-2013

Paediatrics, Paediatric Neurology, Movement disorders

Special interest in

- Gaps in teaching delivery at different stages of medical education

- Online Learning management systems and blended learning in Advanced paediatric training

Current projects

Advances in the understanding of autoimmune encephalitides and associated movement

disorders in children

Electroencephalography features in the diagnosis and prognosis of children with encephalitis

A practical diagnostic algorithm for clinical decision making in children with bilateral basal ganglia involvement

The role of immunomodulation in acute onset paediatric neuropsychiatric disorders

Associations

Australia and New Zealand Child Neurology society

Movement disorder Society of Australia

Movement disorders society

Royal Australasian College of Physicians

NSW Churchill Fellows' association

SMS Lifespan research Network

AMU Alumni association of Australia

Awards and honours

2008 Major Amir Chand Gold Medal - PGIMER, Chandigarh India

2014 Winston Churchill Fellow

2015 NHMRC postgraduate scholarship

2017 Cerebral Palsy Alliance, Australia - Career Development Grant

2018 Cerebral Palsy Alliance - Research Grant as CI -

PG01217 “Improvement of care delivery and determining best outcome measures in children with dystonic cerebral palsy undergoing DBS

In the media

http://icnapedia.org/icna-educational-meetings/entry/2016/11/07/icna-educational-meeting-2016-held-in-cox-s-bazar-bangladesh-1

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/PM-to-confer-degrees-on-361-docs/articleshow/5187658.cms

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/parramatta/dr-shekeeb-shymohammed-has-won-a-fellowship-to-study-in-the-uk/news-story/593aefc62ea639da4728109f597423e6

https://www.churchilltrust.com.au/media/fellows/Mohammad_S_Assessment_diagnosis_and_treatment_of_children_with_Basal_ganglia_disorders.pdf

International links

Bangladesh

(CSF Global) Career Development Grant from Cerebral Palsy Alliance, Australia to "Develop a low-cost community based intervention model for epilepsy in children with cerebral palsy" in a resource-poor setting

United Kingdom

(Evelina London Children's Hospital) Scoring systems for children with movement disorders

United Kingdom

(University College London) Genetic testing via next generation sequencing in paediatric movement disorders Bilateral basal ganglia changes on MRI in children - a pattern recognition study

Selected grants

2017

  • Developing a low-cost community based intervention model for epilepsy in children with cerebral palsy; Mohammad S; Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation/Career Development Grant.

2016

  • Improving the use of intravenous immunoglobulin in children with neurological disorders; Dale R, Mohammad S; National Blood Authority/Seed grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Ramanathan, S., Mohammad, S., Tantsis, E., Nguyen, T., Merheb, V., Fung, V., White, O., Broadley, S., Lechner-Scott, J., Vucic, S., Henderson, A., Barnett, M., Reddel, S., Brilot-Turville, F., Dale, R. (2018). Clinical course, therapeutic responses and outcomes in relapsing MOG antibody-associated demyelination. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 89(2), 127-137. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Dale, R. (2018). EEG background activity and extreme delta brush in children with anti-NMDAR encephalitis. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology, 22(1), 207-208. [More Information]
  • Waak, M., Mohammad, S., Coman, D., Sinclair, K., Copeland, L., Silburn, P., Coyne, T., McGill, J., O�Regan, M., Selway, R., Dale, R., et al (2018). GNAO1-related movement disorder with life-threatening exacerbations: movement phenomenology and response to DBS. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 89(2), 221-222. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Dale, R. (2018). Principles and approaches to the treatment of immune-mediated movement disorders. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology, 22(2), 292-300. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Perez-Duenas, B. (2017). A framework for paediatric neuromodulation - Recognising the challenges and a platform for data sharing. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology, 21(1), 18-19. [More Information]
  • Jones, H., Mohammad, S., Reed, P., Dunn, P., Steele, R., Dale, R., Sharpe, C. (2017). Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis in Maori and Pacific Island children in New Zealand. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 59(7), 719-724. [More Information]
  • Kothur, K., Gill, D., Wong, M., Mohammad, S., Bandodkar, S., Arbunckle, S., Wienholt, L., Dale, R. (2017). Cerebrospinal fluid cyto-/chemokine profile during acute herpes simplex virus induced anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor encephalitis and in chronic neurological sequelae. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 59(8), 806-814. [More Information]
  • Danti, F., Galosi, S., Romani, M., Montomoli, M., Carss, K., Raymond, F., Parrini, E., Bianchini, C., McShane, T., Dale, R., Mohammad, S., Shah, U., et al (2017). GNAO1 encephalopathy: Broadening the phenotype and evaluating treatment and outcome. Neurology: Genetics, 3(2), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Nosadini, M., Mohammad, S., Corazza, F., Ruga, E., Kothur, K., Perilongo, G., Frigo, A., Toldo, I., Dale, R., Sartori, S. (2017). Herpes simplex virus-induced anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis: a systematic literature review with analysis of 43 cases. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 59(8), 796-805. [More Information]
  • Hamdan, F., Myers, C., Cossette, P., Lemay, P., Spiegelman, D., Dionne-Laporte, A., Nassif, C., Diallo, O., Monlong, J., Mohammad, S., et al (2017). High Rate of Recurrent De Novo Mutations in Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathies. American Journal of Human Genetics, 101(5), 664-685. [More Information]
  • Ho, A., Mohammad, S., Pillai, S., Tantsis, E., Jones, H., Ho, R., Lim, M., Hacohen, Y., Vincent, A., Dale, R. (2017). High sensitivity and specificity in proposed clinical diagnostic criteria for anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 59(12), 1256-1260. [More Information]
  • Meyer, E., Carss, K., Rankin, J., Nichols, J., Grozeva, D., Joseph, A., Mencacci, N., Papandreou, A., Ng, J., Misra, S., Mohammad, S., Peters, G., Dale, R., et al (2017). Mutations in the histone methyltransferase gene KMT2B cause complex early-onset dystonia. Nature Genetics, 49(2), 223-237. [More Information]
  • Pawela, C., Brunsdon, R., Williams, T., Porter, M., Dale, R., Mohammad, S. (2017). The neuropsychological profile of children with basal ganglia encephalitis: a case series. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 59(4), 445-448. [More Information]
  • Teoh, H., Mohammad, S., Britton, P., Kandula, T., Lorentzos, M., Booy, R., Jones, C., Rawlinson, W., Ramachandran, V., Rodriguez, M., Dale, R., et al (2016). Clinical Characteristics and Functional Motor Outcomes of Enterovirus 71 Neurological Disease in Children. JAMA Neurology, 73(3), 300-307. [More Information]
  • Papandreou, A., Schneider, R., Augustine, E., Ng, J., Mankad, K., Meyer, E., McTague, A., Ngoh, A., Hemingway, C., Mohammad, S., et al (2016). Delineation of the movement disorders associated with FOXG1 mutations. Neurology, 86(19), 1794-1800. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Soe, S., Pillai, S., Nosadini, M., Barnes, E., Gill, D., Dale, R. (2016). Etiological associations and outcome predictors of acute electroencephalography in childhood encephalitis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 127(10), 3217-3224. [More Information]
  • Nosadini, M., Mohammad, S., Suppiej, A., Sartori, S., Dale, R. (2016). Intravenous immunoglobulin in paediatric neurology: safety, adherence to guidelines, and long-term outcome. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 58(11), 1180-1192. [More Information]
  • Tuschl, K., Meyer, E., Valdivia, L., Zhao, N., Dadswell, C., Abdul-Sada, A., Hung, C., Simpson, M., Chong, W., Mohammad, S., Dale, R., et al (2016). Mutations in SLC39A14 disrupt manganese homeostasis and cause childhood-onset parkinsonism-dystonia. Nature Communications, 7, 1-16. [More Information]
  • Pillai, S., Mohammad, S., Hacohen, Y., Tantsis, E., Prelog, K., Barnes, E., Gill, D., Lim, M., Brilot-Turville, F., Vincent, A., Dale, R. (2016). Postencephalitic epilepsy and drug-resistant epilepsy after infectious and antibody-associated encephalitis in childhood: Clinical and etiologic risk factors. Epilepsia, 57(1), e7-e11. [More Information]
  • Nosadini, M., Alper, G., Riney, C., Benson, L., Mohammad, S., Ramanathan, S., Nolan, M., Appleton, R., Leventer, R., Deiva, K., Brilot-Turville, F., Dale, R., et al (2016). Rituximab monitoring and redosing in pediatric neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder. Neurology: Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation, 3(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Jones, H., Hong, M., Nosadini, M., Sharpe, C., Pillai, S., Brilot-Turville, F., Dale, R. (2016). Symptomatic treatment of children with anti-NMDAR encephalitis. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 58(4), 376-384. [More Information]
  • Kothur, K., Wienholt, L., Mohammad, S., Tantsis, E., Pillai, S., Britton, P., Jones, C., Angiti, R., Barnes, E., Schlub, T., Brilot-Turville, F., Dale, R., et al (2016). Utility of CSF Cytokine/Chemokines as Markers of Active Intrathecal Inflammation: Comparison of Demyelinating, Anti-NMDAR and Enteroviral Encephalitis. PloS One, 11(8), 1-19. [More Information]
  • Nosadini, M., Mohammad, S., Ramanathan, S., Brilot, F., Dale, R. (2015). Immune therapy in autoimmune encephalitis: a systematic review. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 15(12), 1391-1419. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Wallace, G., Ramanathan, S., Brilot-Turville, F., Dale, R. (2014). Antipsychotic-induced akathisia and neuroleptic malignant syndrome in anti-NMDAR encephalitis. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 26(4), 297-298.
  • Ramanathan, S., Mohammad, S., Brilot-Turville, F., Dale, R. (2014). Autoimmune encephalitis: Recent updates and emerging challenges. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 21(5), 722-730. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Lau, C., Burke, C., McCallum, N., Robertson, D. (2014). Giant axonal neuropathy diagnosed on skin biopsy. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 21(5), 865-867. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Coman, D., Calvert, S. (2014). Glucose transporter 1 deficiency syndrome and hemiplegic migraines as a dominant presenting clinical feature. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 50(12), 1025-1026. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Sinclair, K., Pillai, S., Merheb, V., Aumann, T., Gill, D., Dale, R., Brilot-Turville, F. (2014). Herpes simplex encephalitis relapse with chorea is associated with autoantibodies to N-Methyl-D-aspartate receptor or dopamine-2 receptor. Movement Disorders, 29(1), 117-122. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Fung, V., Grattan-Smith, P., Gill, D., Pillai, S., Ramanathan, S., Brilot-Turville, F., Dale, R. (2014). Movement disorders in children with anti-NMDAR encephalitis and other autoimmune encephalopathies. Movement Disorders, 29(12), 1539-1542. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Ramanathan, S., Brilot-Turville, F., Dale, R. (2013). Autoantibody-Associated Movement Disorders. Neuropediatrics, 44(6), 336-345. [More Information]
  • Shekeeb Shabab, M., Kumar, P., Sharma, N., Narang, A., Prasad, R. (2008). Evaluation of oxidant and antioxidant status in term neonates: a plausible protective role of bilirubin. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, 317(1-2), 51-59. [More Information]
  • Singhi, P., Khandelwal, N., Mahajan, V., Shahab, S., Gupta, V. (2007). Stroke Following A Bicycle Injury. Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 74(9), 856-858.

2018

  • Ramanathan, S., Mohammad, S., Tantsis, E., Nguyen, T., Merheb, V., Fung, V., White, O., Broadley, S., Lechner-Scott, J., Vucic, S., Henderson, A., Barnett, M., Reddel, S., Brilot-Turville, F., Dale, R. (2018). Clinical course, therapeutic responses and outcomes in relapsing MOG antibody-associated demyelination. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 89(2), 127-137. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Dale, R. (2018). EEG background activity and extreme delta brush in children with anti-NMDAR encephalitis. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology, 22(1), 207-208. [More Information]
  • Waak, M., Mohammad, S., Coman, D., Sinclair, K., Copeland, L., Silburn, P., Coyne, T., McGill, J., O�Regan, M., Selway, R., Dale, R., et al (2018). GNAO1-related movement disorder with life-threatening exacerbations: movement phenomenology and response to DBS. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 89(2), 221-222. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Dale, R. (2018). Principles and approaches to the treatment of immune-mediated movement disorders. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology, 22(2), 292-300. [More Information]

2017

  • Mohammad, S., Perez-Duenas, B. (2017). A framework for paediatric neuromodulation - Recognising the challenges and a platform for data sharing. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology, 21(1), 18-19. [More Information]
  • Jones, H., Mohammad, S., Reed, P., Dunn, P., Steele, R., Dale, R., Sharpe, C. (2017). Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis in Maori and Pacific Island children in New Zealand. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 59(7), 719-724. [More Information]
  • Kothur, K., Gill, D., Wong, M., Mohammad, S., Bandodkar, S., Arbunckle, S., Wienholt, L., Dale, R. (2017). Cerebrospinal fluid cyto-/chemokine profile during acute herpes simplex virus induced anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor encephalitis and in chronic neurological sequelae. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 59(8), 806-814. [More Information]
  • Danti, F., Galosi, S., Romani, M., Montomoli, M., Carss, K., Raymond, F., Parrini, E., Bianchini, C., McShane, T., Dale, R., Mohammad, S., Shah, U., et al (2017). GNAO1 encephalopathy: Broadening the phenotype and evaluating treatment and outcome. Neurology: Genetics, 3(2), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Nosadini, M., Mohammad, S., Corazza, F., Ruga, E., Kothur, K., Perilongo, G., Frigo, A., Toldo, I., Dale, R., Sartori, S. (2017). Herpes simplex virus-induced anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis: a systematic literature review with analysis of 43 cases. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 59(8), 796-805. [More Information]
  • Hamdan, F., Myers, C., Cossette, P., Lemay, P., Spiegelman, D., Dionne-Laporte, A., Nassif, C., Diallo, O., Monlong, J., Mohammad, S., et al (2017). High Rate of Recurrent De Novo Mutations in Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathies. American Journal of Human Genetics, 101(5), 664-685. [More Information]
  • Ho, A., Mohammad, S., Pillai, S., Tantsis, E., Jones, H., Ho, R., Lim, M., Hacohen, Y., Vincent, A., Dale, R. (2017). High sensitivity and specificity in proposed clinical diagnostic criteria for anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 59(12), 1256-1260. [More Information]
  • Meyer, E., Carss, K., Rankin, J., Nichols, J., Grozeva, D., Joseph, A., Mencacci, N., Papandreou, A., Ng, J., Misra, S., Mohammad, S., Peters, G., Dale, R., et al (2017). Mutations in the histone methyltransferase gene KMT2B cause complex early-onset dystonia. Nature Genetics, 49(2), 223-237. [More Information]
  • Pawela, C., Brunsdon, R., Williams, T., Porter, M., Dale, R., Mohammad, S. (2017). The neuropsychological profile of children with basal ganglia encephalitis: a case series. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 59(4), 445-448. [More Information]

2016

  • Teoh, H., Mohammad, S., Britton, P., Kandula, T., Lorentzos, M., Booy, R., Jones, C., Rawlinson, W., Ramachandran, V., Rodriguez, M., Dale, R., et al (2016). Clinical Characteristics and Functional Motor Outcomes of Enterovirus 71 Neurological Disease in Children. JAMA Neurology, 73(3), 300-307. [More Information]
  • Papandreou, A., Schneider, R., Augustine, E., Ng, J., Mankad, K., Meyer, E., McTague, A., Ngoh, A., Hemingway, C., Mohammad, S., et al (2016). Delineation of the movement disorders associated with FOXG1 mutations. Neurology, 86(19), 1794-1800. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Soe, S., Pillai, S., Nosadini, M., Barnes, E., Gill, D., Dale, R. (2016). Etiological associations and outcome predictors of acute electroencephalography in childhood encephalitis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 127(10), 3217-3224. [More Information]
  • Nosadini, M., Mohammad, S., Suppiej, A., Sartori, S., Dale, R. (2016). Intravenous immunoglobulin in paediatric neurology: safety, adherence to guidelines, and long-term outcome. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 58(11), 1180-1192. [More Information]
  • Tuschl, K., Meyer, E., Valdivia, L., Zhao, N., Dadswell, C., Abdul-Sada, A., Hung, C., Simpson, M., Chong, W., Mohammad, S., Dale, R., et al (2016). Mutations in SLC39A14 disrupt manganese homeostasis and cause childhood-onset parkinsonism-dystonia. Nature Communications, 7, 1-16. [More Information]
  • Pillai, S., Mohammad, S., Hacohen, Y., Tantsis, E., Prelog, K., Barnes, E., Gill, D., Lim, M., Brilot-Turville, F., Vincent, A., Dale, R. (2016). Postencephalitic epilepsy and drug-resistant epilepsy after infectious and antibody-associated encephalitis in childhood: Clinical and etiologic risk factors. Epilepsia, 57(1), e7-e11. [More Information]
  • Nosadini, M., Alper, G., Riney, C., Benson, L., Mohammad, S., Ramanathan, S., Nolan, M., Appleton, R., Leventer, R., Deiva, K., Brilot-Turville, F., Dale, R., et al (2016). Rituximab monitoring and redosing in pediatric neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder. Neurology: Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation, 3(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Jones, H., Hong, M., Nosadini, M., Sharpe, C., Pillai, S., Brilot-Turville, F., Dale, R. (2016). Symptomatic treatment of children with anti-NMDAR encephalitis. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 58(4), 376-384. [More Information]
  • Kothur, K., Wienholt, L., Mohammad, S., Tantsis, E., Pillai, S., Britton, P., Jones, C., Angiti, R., Barnes, E., Schlub, T., Brilot-Turville, F., Dale, R., et al (2016). Utility of CSF Cytokine/Chemokines as Markers of Active Intrathecal Inflammation: Comparison of Demyelinating, Anti-NMDAR and Enteroviral Encephalitis. PloS One, 11(8), 1-19. [More Information]

2015

  • Nosadini, M., Mohammad, S., Ramanathan, S., Brilot, F., Dale, R. (2015). Immune therapy in autoimmune encephalitis: a systematic review. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 15(12), 1391-1419. [More Information]

2014

  • Mohammad, S., Wallace, G., Ramanathan, S., Brilot-Turville, F., Dale, R. (2014). Antipsychotic-induced akathisia and neuroleptic malignant syndrome in anti-NMDAR encephalitis. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 26(4), 297-298.
  • Ramanathan, S., Mohammad, S., Brilot-Turville, F., Dale, R. (2014). Autoimmune encephalitis: Recent updates and emerging challenges. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 21(5), 722-730. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Lau, C., Burke, C., McCallum, N., Robertson, D. (2014). Giant axonal neuropathy diagnosed on skin biopsy. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 21(5), 865-867. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Coman, D., Calvert, S. (2014). Glucose transporter 1 deficiency syndrome and hemiplegic migraines as a dominant presenting clinical feature. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 50(12), 1025-1026. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Sinclair, K., Pillai, S., Merheb, V., Aumann, T., Gill, D., Dale, R., Brilot-Turville, F. (2014). Herpes simplex encephalitis relapse with chorea is associated with autoantibodies to N-Methyl-D-aspartate receptor or dopamine-2 receptor. Movement Disorders, 29(1), 117-122. [More Information]
  • Mohammad, S., Fung, V., Grattan-Smith, P., Gill, D., Pillai, S., Ramanathan, S., Brilot-Turville, F., Dale, R. (2014). Movement disorders in children with anti-NMDAR encephalitis and other autoimmune encephalopathies. Movement Disorders, 29(12), 1539-1542. [More Information]

2013

  • Mohammad, S., Ramanathan, S., Brilot-Turville, F., Dale, R. (2013). Autoantibody-Associated Movement Disorders. Neuropediatrics, 44(6), 336-345. [More Information]

2008

  • Shekeeb Shabab, M., Kumar, P., Sharma, N., Narang, A., Prasad, R. (2008). Evaluation of oxidant and antioxidant status in term neonates: a plausible protective role of bilirubin. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, 317(1-2), 51-59. [More Information]

2007

  • Singhi, P., Khandelwal, N., Mahajan, V., Shahab, S., Gupta, V. (2007). Stroke Following A Bicycle Injury. Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 74(9), 856-858.

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