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The Arcuate (March 2022)

The Arcuate 
March 2022

A newsletter from the 

Jane and John Justin Neurosciences Center

Cook Children's And Covenant Children's: Providing Neurology Care In Lubbock

Cook Children's is proud to team up with Covenant Children's to serve patients in the Lubbock area.

Neurologist Jennifer Pitts, M.D., is now accepting new patients. 

Learn more. 

dr pitts lubbock


SYNGAP1New Research Program For Kids With Rare Genetic Epilepsy

We are excited to share Cook Children’s Neurosciences Research Center has launched a new program to evaluate children with SYNGAP1, a rare form of genetic epilepsy.

See what's next. 


assessmentPrimary Steps: Assessing Abnormal Movements In Childhood

Determining when to treat hyperkinetic movements depends on how much it is affecting a child’s daily functions. In this article, we look at some of the most common abnormal movements of childhood as well as when and how to evaluate them further. 

When to refer.


dr carnesLindsey Carnes, Ph.D., Joins Neuropsychology

We are pleased to welcome our fourth neuropsychologist, Dr. Carnes, to the Cook Children's Neuropsychology team.

Meet Dr. Carnes!


poster presentationsAES Poster Presentations: Visit Our Virtual Library

We would like to thank you for visiting our booth at the Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, in December of 2021. In case you missed our poster presentations, we have published them on our website.  

View our library. 


Upcoming seminars

Dravet Syndrome Foundation Family and Professional Conference

June 23-25, 2022

Worthington Hotel – Fort Worth, Texas

Learn more.


Join our team:

  • Neurodevelopmental or Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician 
  • Child Neurologist - Movement Disorders Opportunity 
  • Child Neurologist Opportunity 

Our Promise

Knowing that every child's life is sacred, it is the Promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.