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François Dubeau, MD

Contact Information

Email: francois.dubeau [at] mcgill.ca (Francois Dubeau)
Tel: 514-398-1911
Recent Publications: PubMed
Academic Affiliations: Neurology and Neurosurgery
Clinical Interests: Epilepsy, EEG
Research Groups: Epilepsy, Neuroimaging and Neuroinformatics


Dr. François Dubeau is a neurologist who examines patients with intractable epilepsy. He uses depth electrodes to determine epileptogenic foci that cannot be found by surface electroencephalography. He also studies neuronal migration defects, particularly nodular periventricular heterotopia and uses data derived from EEG and from electrocorticography to study neuronal migration disorders. He is compiling a data base drawing on more than 20 years of patient examination.

Selected Publications

Trinka E, Dubeau F, Andermann F, Hui A, Bastos A, Li LM, Kohler S, Olivier A. Successful epilepsy surgery in catastrophic postencephalitic epilepsy. Neurology. 2000 Jun 13;54(11):2170-3.

Li LM, Cendes F, Andermann F, Dubeau F, Arnold DL. Spatial extent of neuronal metabolic dysfunction measured by proton MR spectroscopic imaging in patients with localization-related epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2000 Jun;41(6):666-74.

Dubeau F, McLachlan RS. Invasive electrographic recording techniques in temporal lobe epilepsy. Can J Neurol Sci. 2000 May;27 Suppl 1:S29-34; discussion S50-2.

Cendes F, Li LM, Watson C, Andermann F, Dubeau F, Arnold DL. Is ictal recording mandatory in temporal lobe epilepsy? Not when the interictal electroencephalogram and hippocampal atrophy coincide. Arch Neurol. 2000 Apr;57(4):497-500.

Miller SP, Li LM, Cendes F, Tasch E, Andermann F, Dubeau F, Arnold DL. Medial temporal lobe neuronal damage in temporal and extratemporal lesional epilepsy. Neurology. 2000 Apr 11;54(7):1465-70.

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