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Rodney Allan Radtke

Professor of Neurology
Neurology, Epilepsy and Sleep
2424 Erwin Road, Suite 1001 Dept of Neurology, DUMC 2720, Durham, NC 27705
2424 Erwin Road, Suite 1001, DUMC 2720, Durham, NC 27705


Main focus is in epilepsy, sleep disorders, and clinical neurophysiology interpretation. Specific areas of interest include predictive outcome factors in epilepsy surgery, neuroimaging characteristics of neuronal migration disorders, development of new medical treatments of epilepsy and narcolepsy, and the pharmacogenetics of epilepsy and its treatment.

No involvement in basic laboratory research.

Ongoing clinical trials include:
1) Pharmacogenetics of epilepsy
2) behavioral treatment trial for insomnia

Special expertise recognized by serving on Professional Advisory Board of the Epilepsy Foundation of America and election as chairman of the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology (certifying body in EEG, Evoked Potentials, Epilepsy Monitoring and Sleep).

Key words: Epilepsy
Epilepsy Surgery
Sleep Disorders
Sleep Apnea
Clinical Neurophysiology

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor of Neurology · 1999 - Present Neurology, Epilepsy and Sleep, Neurology
Director of the Sleep Lab in the Department of Neurology · 2006 - Present Neurology, Clinical Science Departments

Education, Training & Certifications

Northwestern University · 1980 M.D.