This issue of Neuroimaging Clinics of North America focuses on The Pediatric Cerebellum, and is edited by Drs. Huisman and Andrea Poretti. Articles will include: The role of the pediatric cerebellum in motor functions, neurocognition and behavior: a clinical perspective; Normal development of the cerebellum: from the fetus to the adolescent; Cerebellar malformations; Cerebellar disruptions; Metabolic disorders with cerebellar involvement; Neurocutaeus syndromes with cerebellar involvement; Vascular disorders of the cerebellum; Tumors of the cerebellum; Infectious and inflammatory diseases of the cerebellum; Cerebro-cerebellar network, and more!
Dr. Andrea Poretti is a Pediatric Neurologist with 10 years of experience in clinical pediatric neurology, particularly cerebellar disorders. In addition, he performed a research fellowship in pediatric neuroimaging focusing on neuroimaging aspects of pediatric cerebellar disorders and advanced neuroimaging techniques. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, USA. He has published more than 150 peer reviewed articles and more than 30 book chapters on cerebellar and pediatric neurology/neuroimaging topics. He is an Editorial Board Member of Cerebellum & Ataxias, The American Journal of Neuroradiology, and The Journal of Neuroimaging.