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Rodney Allan Radtke

Professor of Neurology
Campus mail: 297 Hanes House, 315 Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 681-3448
Email address:

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

Education and Training

  • M.D., Northwestern University, 1980