Jeffrey  Neil, MD, PhD

Jeffrey Neil, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology
Washington University School of Medicine

Jeff Neil is a Professor of Neurology with training in Pediatric Neurology and a PhD in Neuroscience.  He grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and trained in medicine at Washington University in St. Louis, where he earned MD and PhD degrees.  He specializes in neonatal neurology, which is focused on the care of babies with a variety of neurologic disorders such as birth injury in term-born infants and injury related to premature birth.  He has a research program employing magnetic resonance imaging to evaluate brain injury and development in infants and is involved in both preclinical and clinical studies.  The magnetic resonance methods employed include diffusion imaging, resting state functional connectivity imaging, and spectroscopy.  He has published a number of research papers and is a past president of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.