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Mubeen Rafay MB.BS

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Current Position

Associate Professor, Section of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba


2004/7 – 2006/6 Master’s Thesis, Masters in Basic Sciences (MSc.) – Masters, University of Toronto

2005/7 – 2005/12 Certificate, Research Fellowship – Fellow, Pediatric Stroke, The Hospital for Sick

2003/7 – 2005/6 Certificate, Clinical and Research Fellowship – Fellow, Pediatric Stroke, The Hospital for
Sick Children

2000/4 – 2003/6 Certificate, Clinical Fellowship – Fellow, Pediatric Neurology, University of Toronto

1992/11 – 1997/11 Certificate, FCPS – Fellow, Pediatrics, Aga Khan University

1983/1 – 1990/7 Doctorate, MB.BS – M.D., Sind University, Pakistan

Research Focus:

  1. Clinical research in pediatric stroke through collaboration with international and national pediatric stroke networks.
  2. Clinical research in some specific pediatric neurological disorders in children and adolescents, in particular Rett syndrome, Septo-optic dysplasia, neonatal seizures, and childhood epilepsies.
  3. I am currently actively involved in the following research projects:
    1. Posterior circulation ischemic strokes in Manitoban children: A longitudinal study of clinical presentation and outcome.
    2. Evaluation of delays in the diagnosis of pediatric ischemic stroke.
    3. Population based study of children with Rett syndrome in Manitoba and phenotypic and genotypic correlation of MECP2 mutation.
    4. Neonatal seizures and their outcome.
    5. Clinical and neuroimaging spectrum of Septo-Optic Dysplasia in Manitoban children.