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Matthew Harmelink MD

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Chief, Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Neurology
Division: General
Program: Pediatrics

Member of the Neuroscience Research Center


Clinical Expertise

  • Caveolin 3
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
  • Distal Myopathies
  • Dystrophin
  • Muscular Atrophy, Spinal
  • Muscular Dystrophies
  • Muscular Dystrophies, Limb-Girdle
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Emery-Dreifuss
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Facioscapulohumeral
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myasthenia Gravis, Neonatal
  • Myasthenic Syndromes, Congenital
  • Neostigmine
  • Ophthalmoplegia, Chronic Progressive External
  • Pyridostigmine Bromide
  • Sarcoglycans
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophies of Childhood
  • Leadership Positions

  • Director of Pediatric Neuromuscular Program
    Associate Program Director, Child Neurology Residency
  • Publications (7)

  • Anti-Ku antibody-positive systemic sclerosis-polymyositis overlap syndrome in an adolescent. (Loo RJ, Nocton JJ, Harmelink MM, Chiu YE) Pediatr Dermatol 2020 Sep;37(5):960-961 PMID: 32519400 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85086159645 06/11/2020    
  • Differentiating Congenital Myopathy from Congenital Muscular Dystrophy. (Harmelink M) Clin Perinatol 2020 03;47(1):197-209 PMID: 32000926 02/01/2020    
  • Case report: Femoral neuropathy with conduction block. (Harmelink M, Pyzik E, Barkhaus PE) J Neurol Sci 2019 Jun 15;401:17-18 PMID: 31004831 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85064246473 04/21/2019    
  • Severe Neonatal RYR1 Myopathy With Pathological Features of Congenital Muscular Dystrophy. (Helbling DC, Mendoza D, McCarrier J, Vanden Avond MA, Harmelink MM, Barkhaus PE, Basel D, Lawlor MW) J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 2019 03 01;78(3):283-287 PMID: 30715496 PMCID: PMC6380315 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85063882669 02/05/2019       2 Citations
  • Siblings With Mutations in TRAPPC11 Presenting With Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy 2S. (Fee DB, Harmelink M, Monrad P, Pyzik E) J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 2017 Sep;19(1):27-30 PMID: 28827486 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85028630388 08/23/2017       13 Citations
  • Complex febrile seizures-A systematic review. (Whelan H, Harmelink M, Chou E, Sallowm D, Khan N, Patil R, Sannagowdara K, Kim JH, Chen WL, Khalil S, Bajic I, Keval A, Greydanus D) Dis Mon 2017 Jan;63(1):5-23 PMID: 28089358 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85009804801 01/17/2017       12 Citations
  • Pediatric Opsoclonus-Myoclonus-Ataxia Syndrome Associated With Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate Receptor Encephalitis. (Player B, Harmelink M, Bordini B, Weisgerber M, Girolami M, Croix M) Pediatr Neurol 2015 Nov;53(5):456-8 PMID: 26341674 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84945463827 09/06/2015       7 Citations
  • Last update: 10/12/2020