Position:
Clinical Assistant Professor
Division:
Neurology
Research Interests:

Peripheral neuropathy and nerve trauma, Peripheral neurophysiology and electromyography

Research Sumary:

My clinical research has been primarily in the area of autoimmune mediated neuropathies, hereditary neuropathies, myasthenia gravis and in the treatment of pain in diabetic neuropathy. My practice is 50% involved in the neurophysiologic diagnosis of neuromuscular diseases and 50% in the treatment of autoimmune neuromuscular diseases.  I follow over 300 patients with neuromuscular diseases on immunosuppressants.

Education:
BSc, University of Calgary, Biology
MD, University of Calgary
Recent Publications:
  • •Eisen A, Mezei MM, Stewart HG, Fabros M, Gibson G, Andersen PM. “SOD1 gene mutations in ALS patients from British Columbia, Canada: clinical features, neurophysiology and ethical issues in management”. Amyotroph Lateral Scler. 2008 Apr;9(2):108-19.
  • •McMaster J. Gibson, G. Castro_Prado F. Honey CR.  ”Neurosurgical treatment of tremor in anti-myelin-associated glycoprotein neuropathy”. Neurology 73 (20) 1707-8, 2009 Nov 17.
  • •Merkies IS, Bril V, Dalakas MC, Deng C, Donofrio P, Hanna K, Hartung HP, Hughes RA, Latov N, van Doorn PA; ICE Study Group. “Health-related quality-of-life improvements in CIDP with immune globulin IV 10%:the ICE Study” Neurology. 2009 Apr 14;72(15):1337-44.
  • •Taddy H, Yoshida E, Gibson G, Chatur N . “Acetylcholine Receptor Antibody Positive Myasthenia Gravis in a patient with Primary Biliary Cirrhosis”, Annals of Hepatology, in press.