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Professor Mary Lou Smith

BSc STFX, MSc McGill, PhD McGill.

Associate Investigator

Contact Details

Phone : +1 905 828 3960
email : marylou.smith@utoronto.ca

External Address

Department of Psychology
University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada

Recent Grants Awarded

  • British Academy Small Research Grant (2017 - 2019) "Does Strategy Matter? Probing the functional consequences of individual differences in strategic information use during face identity judgments." (£9,556) Ewing, L., Smith, M.L., & Palermo, R. ($16,088)
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2015 - 2020) "Understanding the thoughts and emotions of others: Neuroimaging measures of typical and atypical development." (CAD$748,500) Taylor, M., Anagnostou, E., Pang, E., & Smith, M.L. ($783,900)
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2014 - 2019) "Impact of pediatric epilepsy surgery on health-related quality of life." (CAD$670,000) Smith, M.L., Widjaja, E., Ferro, M., Speechley, K., Connolly, M., & Snead, C. ($659,000)
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Team Grant - HIV/AIDS and comorbidities (2013 - 2017) "Cellular aging and HIV comorbidities in women and children." (CAD$2,500,000) Cote, H., Bitnun, S.A., Money, D.M., Pick, N., Soudeyns, H., Brophy, J.C., Janssen, P.A., Kakkar, F., Lapointe, N.D., Murray, M.C., Prior, J.C., Silverman, M., Singer, J., & Smith, M.L. ($2,596,800)
  • Ontario Brain Institute (2013 - 2018) "Cognition and pediatric epilepsy." (CAD300,000) Sub project in EPLINK/Integrated Discovery System for Epilepsy (New Approaches to Intractable Seizures). Smith, M. L. ($311,600)
  • Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) Research Grants (2012 - 2014) "Neurodevelopmental outcomes of pre- and peri-natal exposure to antiretroviral treatment in HIV-uninfected children." [CAD$160,000] Smith, M.L., Read, S., & Bitnun, A. ($154,500)
  • Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia: International Science Linkage Bilateral Program (2011) "Long term memory in children with epilepsy." Lah, S., & Smith, M.L. ($7,400)
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Emerging Team Grant (2011 - 2014) "Interdisciplinary HIV pregnancy research group: Care and research to optimize HIV-positive women's health during preconception, pregnancy and motherhood." [CAD$900,000] Loutfy, M.R., Serghides, L., Yudin, M., Hangel, J.B., Bayoumi, A.M., Bitnun, S.A., Brophy, J.C., Calzavara, L., Carvalhal, A., Greene, S., Gruslin, A.M., Hamilton, G.S., La Porte, C., Lye, S.J., Murphy, K.E., Newmeyer, T.S., Smith, M.L., et al. ($869,000)
  • Ontario Brain Institute (2011 - 2013) "Long-term outcomes of pediatric epilepsy surgery - A sub project in 'Integrated discovery system for epilepsy (New approaches to intractable seizures)'." [CAD$69,000] Smith, M.L. ($66,600)
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Operating Grant (2011 - 2015) "Health-related quality of life in children with new-onset epilepsy: A long-term follow-up." [CAD$561,754] Speechley, K.N., Camfield, C.S., Ferro, M., Levin, S.D., Smith, M.L., Wiebe, S., Zou, G. ($542,738)

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • Smith, M.L., & Puka, K. (In Press). Cognition and epilepsy. In V.P. Prasher & M.P. Kerr (Eds.), Epilepsy and Intellectual Disabilities: Clinical Diagnosis and Management (2nd ed.). New York, USA: Springer.
  • Smith, M.L., & Berl, M. (In Press). The role and limitations of neuropsychological evaluation. In A. Arzimanoglou, H. Cross, W.D. Gaillard, H. Holthausen, P. Jayakar, P. Kahane, & G. Mathern (Eds.), Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery. Cobham, UK: John Libbey Eurotext.
  • Smith, M.L., & Puka, K. (2015). Quality of life and psychosocial outcomes in children. In K. Malmgren, S. Baxendale, & J.H. Cross (Eds.), Long Term Outcomes of Epilepsy Surgery in Adults and Children (pp. 193-207). New York, USA: Springer.
  • Smith, M.L., Gallagher, A., & Lassonde, M. (2013). Cognitive deficits in children with epilepsy. In H. Cross, M. Duchowny, T. Glauser, E. Hirsch, & A. Arzimanoglou (Eds.), Medical and Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy (pp. 309-322). New York, USA: McGraw-Hill.
  • Smith, M.L., & Direnfeld, E. (2012). Memory in children with epilepsy. In A. Zeman, N. Kapur, & M. Jones-Gotman (Ed.), Epilepsy and Memory (pp. 102-113). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Smith, M.L., Lah, S., & Elliott, I. (2011). Outcomes of pediatric epilepsy surgery and measurement issues. In C. Helmstaedter, B. Hermann, M. Lassonde, P. Kahane, & A. Arzimanoglou (Eds.), Neuropsychology and its Role in the Care of People with Epilepsy (pp. 239-247). Montrouge, France: John Libbey Eurotext.
  • Smith, M.L., Elliott, I., & Lah, S. (2010). Postoperative cognitive and psychosocial issues. In O. Cataltepe, & G. Jallo (Eds.), Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery: Preoperative Assessment and Surgical Treatment (pp. 332-340). New York, USA: Thieme.

Periodicals

  • Gascoigne, M., Smith, M.L., Barton, B., Webster, R., Gill, D., & Lah, S. (2017). Attention deficits in children with epilepsy: Preliminary findings. Epilepsy & Behavior, 67, 7-12. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.11.013
  • Lah, S., Castles, A., & Smith, M.-L. (2017). Reading in children with temporal lobe epilepsy: A systematic review. Epilepsy & Behavior, 68, 84-94. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.12.021
  • Puka, K., Smith, M.L., & Widjaja, E. (2017). The impact of family factors on IQ in pediatric medically refractory epilepsy. Neuropsychology, 31(2), 129-136. doi:10.1037/neu0000308
  • Conway, L., Smith, M.L., Ferro, M.A., Speechley, K.N., Connoly, M.B., Snead, O.C., Widjaja, E., & the PEPSQOL Study Team. (2016). Correlates of health-related quality of life in children with drug resistant epilepsy. Epilepsia, 57(8), 1256-1264. doi:10.1111/epi.13441
  • Kadis, D.S., Dimitrijevic, A., Toro Serey, C.A., Smith, M.L., & Holland, S.K (2016). Characterizing information flux within the distributed pediatric expressive language network: A core region mapped through fMRI-constrained MEG effective connectivity analyses. Brain Connectivity, 6(1), 76-83. doi:10.1089/brain.2015.0374
  • Mossad, S.I., AuCoin-Power, M., Urbain, C., Smith, M.L., Pang, E.W., & Taylor, M.J. (2016). Thinking about the thoughts of others: Temporal and spatial neural activation during false belief reasoning. NeuroImage, 134, 320-327. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.03.053
  • Puka, K., & Smith, M.L. (2016). Where are they now? Psychosocial, educational, and vocational outcomes after epilepsy surgery in childhood. Epilepsia, 57(4), 574-581. doi:10.1111/epi.13327
  • Puka, K., & Smith, M.L. (2016). Long-term outcomes of behavior problems after epilepsy surgery in childhood. Journal of Neurology, 263(5), 991-1000. doi:10.1007/s00415-016-8089-0
  • Puka, K., & Smith, M.L. (2016). Academic skills in the long term after epilepsy surgery in childhood. Epilepsy & Behavior, 62, 97-103. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.06.003
  • Puka, K., & Smith, M.L. (2016). Predictors of language skills in the long term after pediatric epilepsy surgery. Epilepsy & Behavior, 63, 1-8. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.07.031
  • Puka, K., Rubinger, L., Chan, C., Smith, M.L., & Widjaja, E. (2016). Predictors of intellectual functioning after epilepsy surgery in childhood: The role of socioeconomic status. Epilepsy & Behavior, 62, 35-39. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.06.023
  • Puka, K., Smith, M.L. (2016). Remembrance and time passed: Memory outcomes 4–11 years after pediatric epilepsy surgery. Epilepsia, 57(11), 1798-1807. doi:10.1111/epi.13571
  • Puka, K., Smith, M.L., Moineddin, R., Snead, O.C., & Widjaja, E. (2016). The influence of socioeconomic status on health resource utilization in pediatric epilepsy in a universal health insurance system. Epilepsia, 57(3), 455-463. doi:10.1111/epi.13290
  • Puka, K., Smith, M.L., Moineddin, R., Snead, O.C., & Widjaja, E. (2016). Health resource utilization varies by comorbidities in children with epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior, 57(Part A), 151-154. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.02.011
  • Rubinger, L., Chan, C., Andrade, D., Go, C., Smith, M.L., Snead, O.C., Rutka, J.T., & Widjaja, E. (2016). Socioeconomic status influences time to surgery and surgical outcome in pediatric epilepsy surgery. Epilepsy & Behavior, 55, 133-138. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.12.007
  • Rubinger, L., Chan, C., D'Arco, F., Moineddin, R., Muthaffar, O., Rutka, J.T., Snead, O.C., Smith, M.L., & Widjaja, E. (2016). Change in presurgical diagnostic imaging evaluation affects subsequent pediatric epilepsy surgery outcomes. Epilepsia, 57(1), 32-40. doi:10.1111/epi.13229
  • Smith, M.L. (2016). Rethinking cognition and behavior in the new classification for childhood epilepsy: Examples from frontal lobe and temporal lobe epilepsies. Epilepsy & Behavior, 64(Part B), 313-317. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.04.050
  • Smith, M.L., Volna, B., & Ewing, L. (2016). Distinct information critically distinguishes judgments of face familiarity and identity. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42(11), 1770-1779. doi:10.1037/xhp0000243
  • Young, J.M., Morgan, B.R., Whyte, H.E.A., Lee, W., Smith, M.L., Raybaud, C., Shroff, M.M., Sled, J.G., & Taylor, M.J. (2016). Longitudinal study of white matter development and outcomes in children born very preterm. Cerebral Cortex, 27(8), 4094-4105. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhw221
  • Young, M.J., Morgan, B.R., Powell, T.L., Moore, A.M., Whyte, H.E.A., Smith, M.L., & Taylor, M.J. (2016). Associations of perinatal clinical and magnetic resonance imaging measures with developmental outcomes in children born very preterm. The Journal of Pediatrics, 170, 90-96. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.11.044
  • Fuentes, A., & Smith, M.L. (2015). Patterns of verbal learning and memory in children with intractable temporal lobe or frontal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior, 53, 58-65. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.09.038
  • Ibrahim, G., Morgan, B., Smith, M.L., Kerr, E., Donner, E., Go, C., Doesberg, S., Taylor, M., Widjaja, E., Rutka, J., & Snead, O.C. (2015). Thalamocortical connectivity is enhanced following hemispherectomy for intractable lateralized epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior, 51, 281-285. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.07.039
  • Lah, S., & Smith, M.L. (2015). Verbal memory and literacy outcomes one year after pediatric temporal lobectomy: A retrospective cohort study. Epilepsy & Behavior, 44, 225-233. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.12.040
  • Law, N., Kerr, E.N., & Smith, M.L. (2015). Evaluation of behavioral outcomes in children one year after epilepsy surgery. Epilepsia, 56(10), 1605-1614. doi:10.1111/epi.13126
  • Law, N., Smith, M.L., Greenberg, M., Bouffet, E., Taylor, M.D., Laughlin, S., Malkin, D., Liu, F., Moxon-Emre, I., Scantlebury, N., & Mabbott, D. (2015). Executive function in pediatric medulloblastoma: The role of cerebrocerebellar connections. Journal of Neuropsychology. doi:10.1111/jnp.12082
  • Pohlmann-Eden, B., Aldenkamp, A., Baker, G.A., Brandt, C., Cendes, F., Coras, R., Crocker, C.E., Helmstaedter, C., Jones-Gotman, M., Kanner, A.M., Mazarati, A., Mula, M., Smith, M.L., Omisade, A., Tellez-Zentano, J., & Herman, B.P. (2015). The relevance of neuropsychiatric symptoms and cognitive problems in new-onset epilepsy - current knowledge and understanding. Epilepsy & Behavior, 51, 199-209. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.07.005
  • Puka, K., & Smith, M.L. (2015). Predictors of long-term quality of life after pediatric epilepsy surgery. Epilepsia, 56(6), 873-881. doi:10.1111/epi.13004
  • Puka, K., Khattab, M., Kerr, E.N., & Smith, M.L. (2015). Academic achievement one year after resective epilepsy surgery in children. Epilepsy & Behavior, 15(47), 1-5. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.04.062
  • Puka, K., Tavares, T., & Smith, M.L. (2015). Development of intelligence 4 to 11 years after pediatric epilepsy surgery. Journal of Neuropsychology. doi:10.1111/jnp.12081
  • Tavares, T., Puka, K., & Smith, M.L. (2015). Emotional functioning: Long-term outcomes after pediatric epilepsy surgery. Epilepsia, 56(5), 745–753. doi:10.1111/epi.12956
  • Vogan, V.M., Morgan, B.R., Powell, T.L., Smith, M.L., & Taylor, M.J. (2015). The neurodevelopmental differences of increasing verbal working memory demand in children and adults. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 17, 19-27. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2015.10.008
  • Widjaja, E., Mojdeh, Z.M., Raybaud, C., Snead, O.C., Doesberg, S., & Smith, M.L. (2015). Disrupted global and regional structural networks in children with localization-related epilepsy. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 36(7), 1362-1368. doi:10.3174/ajnr.A4265
  • Wilson, S.J., Baxendale, S., Barr, W., Hamed, S., Langfitt, J., Samson, S., Watanabe, M., Baker, G.A., Helmstaedter, C., Hermann, B.P., & Smith, M.L. (2015). Indications and expectations for neuropsychological assessment in routine epilepsy care: Report of the ILAE Neuropsychology Task Force, Diagnostic Methods Commission, 2013-2017 Epilepsia, 56(5), 674-681. doi:10.1111/epi.12962
  • Young, J.M., Powell, T.L., Morgan, B.R., Card, D., Smith, M.L., Sled, J.G., & Taylor, M.J. (2015). Deep grey matter growth predicts neurodevelopmental outcomes in very preterm children. NeuroImage, 1(111), 360-368. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.02.030
  • Gascoigne, M.B., Smith, M.L., Barton, B., Webster, R., Gill, D., & Lah, S. (2014). Long-term accelerated forgetting in children with temporal lobe epilepsy. Neuropsychologia, 59, 93-102. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.04.012
  • Ibrahim, G.M., Cassel, D., Morgan, B.R., Smith, M.L., Otsubo, H., Ochi, A., Taylor, M., Rutka, J.T., Snead, O.C., & Doesburg, S. (2014). Resilience of developing brain networks to interictal epileptiform discharges is associated with cognitive outcome. Brain, 137(10), 2690-2702. doi:10.1093/brain/awu214
  • Ibrahim, G.M., Morgan, B.R., Lee, W., Smith, M.L., Donner, E., Wang, F., Beers, C., Federico, P., Taylor, M.J., Doesburg, S.M., Rutka, J.T., & Snead, O.C. (2014). Impaired development of intrinsic connectivity networks in children with medically intractable focal epilepsy. Human Brain Mapping, 35(11), 5686-5700. doi:10.1002/hbm.22580
  • Lah, S., & Smith, M.L. (2014). Semantic and episodic memory in children with temporal-lobe epilepsy: Do they relate to literacy skills? Neuropsychology, 28, 113-122. doi:10.1037/neu0000029
  • Leung, R., Pang, E.W., Cassel, D., Brian, J.A., Smith, M.L., & Taylor, M.J. (2014). Early neural activation during facial affect processing in adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder. NeuroImage: Clinical, 7, 203-212. doi:10.1016/j.nicl.2014.11.009
  • Ngoma, M.S., Hunter, J.A., Harper, J.A., Church, P.T., Mumba, S., Chandwe, M., Côté, H.C.F., Albert, A.Y.K., Smith, M.L., Selemani, C., Bandenduck, L., Ndlovu, U., Khan, S., Roa, L., & Silverman, M.S. (2014). Cognitive and language outcomes in HIV-uninfected infants exposed to combined antiretroviral therapy in utero and through extended breast-feeding. AIDS, 28(Suppl. 3), 323-330. doi:10.1097/QAD.0000000000000357
  • Smith, M.L., Olds, J., Snyder, T., Elliott, I., Lach, L., & Whiting, S. (2014). A follow-up study of cognitive function in young adults who had undergone resective epilepsy surgery in childhood. Epilepsy & Behavior, 32, 79-83.
  • Sud S., Sadaka, Y., Massicotte, C., Smith, M.L., Bradbury, L., Go, C., & Weiss, S. (2014). Memory consolidation in children with epilepsy. Does sleep matter? Epilepsy & Behavior, 31, 176-180. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2013.12.012
  • Vaags, A.K., Bowdin, S., Smith, M.L., Gilbert-Dussardier, B., Brocke-Holmefjord, K.S., Sinopoli, K., Gilles, C., Haaland, T.B., Vincent-Delorme, C., Lagrue, E., Harbuz, R., Walker, S., Marshall, C.R., Houge, G., Kalscheuer, V.M., Scherer, S.W., & Minassia (2014). Absent CNKSR2 causes seizures and intellectual, attention, and language deficits. Annals of Neurology, 76(5), 758-64. doi:10.1002/ana.24274
  • Vogan, V.M., Morgan, B.R., Lee, W., Powell, T.L., Smith, M.L., & Taylor, M.J. (2014). The neural correlates of visuo-spatial working memory in children with autism spectrum disorder: Effects of cognitive load. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 6(19), 1-15. doi:10.1186/1866-1955-6-19
  • Widjaja, E., Mojdeh, Z.M., Raybaud, C., Snead, O.C., & Smith, M.L. (2014). Volumetric changes in hippocampal subregions and their relation to memory in pediatric non-lesional localization-related epilepsy. Epilepsia, 55(4), 519-527. doi:10.1111/epi.12540
  • Doesburg, S.M., Ibrahim, G.M., Smith, M.L., Sharma, R., Viljoen, A., Chu, B., Rutka, J.T., Snead, O.C., & Pang, E.W. (2013). Altered rolandic gamma-band activation associated with motor impairment and ictal network desynchronization in childhood epilepsy. PLoS ONE, 8(1), e54943. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054943
  • Elliott, I., Ambanibe, J., Angwafor, S.A., Smith, M.L., Takougang, I., Noh, J., Tsang, V., Wilkins, P, Cockburn, L., Keystone, J., Njamnshi, A.K., & Snead, O.C. (2013). Epilepsy and cysticercosis in north-west Cameroon: A serological study. Seizure: European Journal of Epilepsy, 22(4), 283–286.
  • Ferro, M., Camfield, C., Levin S.B., Smith, M.L., Wiebe, S., Zou, G., & Speechley, K.N. (2013). Trajectories of health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy: A cohort study. Epilepsia, 54(11), 1889–1897. doi:10.1111/epi.12388
  • Gascoigne, M.B., Smith, M.L., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., & Lah, S. (2013). Autobiographical memory in children with temporal lobe epilepsy. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 19(10), 1076-1086. doi:10.1017/S1355617713000970
  • Hung, Y., Smith, M.L., & Taylor, M. (2013). Functional dissociations in prefrontal-hippocampal working memory systems. Cortex, 49(4), 961-967. doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2012.05.014
  • Longo, C., Kerr, E.N., & Smith, M.L. (2013). Executive function in children with intractable frontal lobe or temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior, 26, 102–108. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2012.11.003
  • Oitment, C., Vriezen, E., & Smith, M.L. (2013). Everyday memory in children after resective epilepsy surgery. Epilepsy & Behavior, 28, 141-146. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2013.04.013
  • Rodin, D., Bar-Yosef, O., Smith, M.L., Kerr, E., Morris, D., & Donner, E.J. (2013). Language dominance in children with epilepsy: Concordance of fMRI with intracarotid amytal testing and cortical stimulation. Epilepsy & Behavior, 29, 7–12.
  • Smith, M.L., & McAndrews, M.P. (2013). The hippocampus and episodic memory in children. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 19, 1–4. doi:10.1017/S1355617713001070
  • Widjaja, E., Smith, M.L., Jette, N., & Payne, E. (2013). Patient and hospital characteristics are associated with cost of hospitalizations in children with epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior, 28(3), 335-342.
  • Widjaja, E., Snead, O.C., Raybaud, C., Go, T., & Smith, M.L. (2013). Abnormal white matter on diffusion tensor imaging in children with new onset seizures. Epilepsy Research, 104(1-2), 105-111. doi:10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2012.10.007
  • Widjaja, E., Zamyadi, M., Raybaud, C., Snead, O.C., & Smith, M.L. (2013). Impaired default mode network on resting-state fMRI in children with medically refractory epilepsy. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 34(3), 552-7. doi:10.3174/ajnr.A3265
  • Widjaja, E., Zamyadi, M., Raybaud, C., Snead, O.C., & Smith, M.L. (2013). Abnormal functional network connectivity among resting-state networks in children with frontal lobe epilepsy. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 34, 2386-2392. doi:10.3174/ajnr.A3608
  • Elliott, I., Kadis, D.S., Lach, L.M., Olds, J., McLeary, L., Whiting, S., Snyder, T., & Smith, M.L. (2012). Quality of life in young adults who underwent resective surgery for epilepsy in childhood. Epilepsia, 53(9), 1577–1586. doi:10.1111/j.1528-1167.2012.03594.x
  • Hung, Y., Smith, M.L., & Taylor, M. (2012). Development of ACC-amygdala activations in processing unattended fear. Neuroimage, 60, 545-552. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.12.003
  • Ibrahim, G.M., Akiyama, T., Ochi, A., Otsubo, H,. Smith, M.L., Taylor, M.J., Donner, E., Rutka, J.T., Snead, O.C., & Doesburg, S,M. (2012). Seizure-induced disruptions of Rolandic gamma-band functional connectivity are independently associated with motor impairments in children with epilepsy. PLoS ONE , 7(6), e39326. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0039326
  • Speechley, K.N., Ferro, M.A., Camfield, C., Huang, W., Levin, S.B., Smith, M.L., Wiebe, S., & Zou, G. (2012). Quality of life in children with new-onset epilepsy: A two year prospective cohort study. Neurology, 79(15), 1548-1555.
  • Vachhrajani, S., de Ribaupierre, S.0, Otsubo, H., Ochi, A., Weiss, S.K., Donner, E.J., Widjaja, E., Kerr, E., Smith, M.L., Drake, J., & Rutka, J.T. (2012). Neurosurgical management of frontal lobe epilepsy in children. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, 10(3), 206-216. doi:10.3171/2012.6.PEDS11125
  • Widjaja, E., Snead, O.C., Zarei, S., Chuang, S., Raybaud, C., & Smith, M.L. (2012). Reduced cortical thickness in children with new-onset seizures. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 33(4), 673-677.
  • Djordjevic, J., Smith, M.L., Sziklas, V., Pénicaud, S., Piper, D., & Jones-Gotman M. (2011). The Story Learning and Memory test (SLAM): Equivalence of three forms and sensitivity to left temporal-lobe dysfunction. Epilepsy and Behavior, 20, 518-523.
  • Kadis, D.S., Pang, E.W., Mills, T., Taylor, M.J., McAndrews, M.P., & Smith, M.L. (2011). Characterizing the normal developmental trajectory of expressive language lateralization using magnetoencephalography. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 17, 896-904. doi:10.1017/S1355617711000932
  • Smith, M.L., & Lah, S. (2011). One declarative memory system or two? The relationship between episodic and semantic memory in children with temporal lobe epilepsy. Neuropsychology, 25, 634-644.
  • Smith, M.L., Bigel, M., & Miller, L.A. (2011). Visual paired-associate learning: In search of material-specific effects in adult temporal lobectomy patients. Epilepsy and Behavior, 20, 326-330.
  • Smith, M.L., Kelly, K., Kadis, D.S., Elliott, I.M., Olds, .J, Whiting, S., & Snyder, T. (2011). Self-reported symptoms of psychological well-being in young adults who underwent respective epilepsy surgery in childhood. Epilepsia, 52(5), 891–899. doi:10.1111/j.1528-1167.2011.03026.x
  • Widjaja, E., Snead, O.C., Almedar, A., & Smith, M.L. (2011). Widespread cortical thinning in children with frontal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia, 52(9), 1685-1691. doi:10.1111/j.1528-1167.2011.03085.x
  • You, X., Adjouadi, M., Guillen, M.R., Ayala, M., Barreto, A., Rishe, N., Sullivan, J., Dlugos, D., van Meter, J., Morris, D., Donner, E., Bjornson, B., Smith, M.L., Bernal, B., Berl, M., & Gaillard, W.D. (2011). Sub-patterns of language network reorganization in pediatric localization related epilepsy- a multisite study. Human Brain Mapping, 32(5), 784-799. doi:10.1002/hbm.21066
  • Engle, J., & Smith, M.L. (2010). Attention and material-specific memory in children with lateralized epilepsy. Neuropsychologia, 48, 38-42. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2009.08.005
  • Hum, K.M., Smith, M.L., Lach, L., & Elliott, I.M. (2010). Self-perceptions of social function two years after epilepsy surgery. Epilepsy and Behavior, 17(3), 354-359. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2009.11.022
  • Hung, Y., Smith, M.L., Bayle, D.J., Mills, T., Cheyne, D., & Taylor, M.J. (2010). Unattended emotional faces elicit early lateralized amygdala-frontal and fusiform activations. NeuroImage, 50, 727-733. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2009.12.093
  • Jones-Gotman, M., Smith, M.L., Risse, G.L., Westerveld, M., Swanson, S.J., Giovagnoli, A.R., Lee, T., Mader-Joaquim, M.J., & Piazzini, A. (2010). The contribution of neuropsychology to diagnostic assessment in epilepsy. Epilepsy and Behavior, 18, 3-12. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2010.02.019
  • Lach, L.M., Elliott, I., Giecko, T., Olds, J., Snyder, T., McCleary, L., Whiting, S., Lowe, A., Nimigon, J., & Smith, M.L. (2010). Patient-reported outcome of pediatric epilepsy surgery: Social inclusion or exclusion as young adults? Epilepsia, 51(10), 2089-2097. doi:10.1111/j.1528-1167.2010.02584.x
  • Smith, M.L. (2010). Neuropsychology in epilepsy: Children are not small adults. Epilepsia, 51(Suppl. 1), 68-69. doi:10.1111/j.1528-1167.2009.02451.x
  • Widjaja, E., Yeung, R., Geibprasert, S., Zarei Mahmoodabadi, S., Snead, O.C., & Smith, M.L. (2010). Longitudinal brain volumes in children with partial seizures. Pediatric Neurology, 42(5), 315-319.

Published Abstracts

  • Ngoma, M., Harper, J., Hunter, J., Church, P., Cote, H., Selemani, C., Chandwe, M., Albert, A., Smith, M.L., & Silverman, M. (2015). Zambian HIV-Exposed Uninfected (HEU) infants exposed to HAART during pregnancy and one year of breastfeeding show no evidence of neurodevelopmental delay compared to HIV-Unexposed Uninfected (HUU) infants from the same community [Abstract]. Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology, 25, 63A.
  • Smith, M.L., Sehra, R., Read, S., Arneson, C., Fernandes-Penney, A., & Bitnum, A. (2015). Neurocognitive outcomes in preschool and early school: HIV-exposed uninfected children exposed pre- or perinatally to antiretroviral medications [Abstract]. Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology, 26(Suppl. B), 72B.
  • Law, N., Smith, M.L., Greenberg, M., Bouffet, E., Taylor, M.D., Laughlin, S., Malkin, D., Liu, F., Moxon-Emre, I., Scantlebury, N., & Mabbott, D. (2014). Executive function in pediatric medulloblastoma [Abstract]. Neuro-Oncology, 16(Suppl. 1), 157.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M.L., Antony, J., & Lah, S. (2012). Accelerated long-term forgetting in children with epilepsy [Abstract]. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 18(Suppl. 2), 65-66.
  • Lah, S., & Smith, M.L. (2012). Verbal memory in children with temporal lobe epilepsy: Evidence of double dissociation and differential impact on the development of literacy skills [Abstract]. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 54(Suppl. 4), 99.

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M. L., Antony, J., & Lah, S. (2016, July). Accelerated long term forgetting in children with epilepsy. Paper presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioural Neuroscience, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M.-L., Antony, J., & Lah, S. (2016, July). Accelerated long-term forgetting in children with epilepsy: Does temporal lobe focus matter? Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Memory (ICOM6), Budapest, Hungary.
  • Ewing, L., Karmiloff-Smith, A., Farran, E., & Smith, M.L. (2016, June). Understanding strategic information use during emotional expression judgements in Williams syndrome. Paper presented at the Neurodevelopmental Disorders Annual Seminar, University College London, UK.
  • Ewing, L., Pappasava, M., Mares, I., Farran, E.K., Karmiloff-Smith, A., & Smith, M.L. (2016, June). In-depth investigation of the face selective N170 ERP component in Williams Syndrome. Poster session presented at the Neurodevelopmental Disorders Annual Seminar, University College London, UK.
  • Ewing, L., Pappasava, M., Mares, I., Farran, E.K., Karmiloff-Smith, A., & Smith, M.L. (2016, June). In-depth investigation of the face selective N170 ERP component in Williams Syndrome. Poster session presented at the The Cognitive Neuroscience of Declarative Memory Workshop: "From Knowing to Re-Experiencing", University of East Anglia, UK.
  • Ewing, L., Pellicano, E., King, H., Farran, E.K., Karmiloff-Smith, A., & Smith, M.L. (2016, June). Atypical information-use in children with autism spectrum disorder during judgements of child and adult face identity. Poster session presented at the Neurodevelopmental Disorders Annual Seminar, University College London, UK.
  • Mossad, S., Smith, M.L., & Taylor, M. (2016, June). The spatio-temporal dynamics of "theory of mind" in school age children born very preterm. Poster session presented at the 10th Annual Canadian Neuroscience Meeting, Toronto, USA.
  • Young, J., Morgan, B., Lee, W., Smith, M.L., Shroff, M., Sled, J., & Taylor, M. (2016, June). Early white matter development and outcomes in children born very preterm. Poster session presented at the 10th Annual Canadian Neuroscience Meeting, Toronto, USA.
  • Puka, K., & Smith, M.L. (2016, April). Long-term outcomes of behavior problems after epilepsy surgery in childhood. Presentation given at the Brain and Mental Health Day, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, USA.
  • Rubinger, L.A., Chan, C., D'Arco, F., Moineddin, R., Muthaffar, O., Rutka, J., Snead, O., Smith, M.L., & Widjaja, E. (2016, April). Change in presurgical diagnostic imaging evaluation affects subsequent pediatric epilepsy surgery outcome. Poster session presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Berl, M., & Smith, M.L. (2016, February). Poster session presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society (INS 2016), Boston, USA.
  • Hamberger, M.J., Smith, M.L., & MacAllister, W. (2016, February). Auditory and visual naming tests for children. Poster session presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society (INS 2016), Boston, USA.
  • Smith, M.L. (2016, January). IQ changes in long-term follow-up after epilepsy surgery. Paper presented at the Annual Workshop of the Epilepsy Research Program of the Ontario Brain Institute, Toronto, USA.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M.L. & Lah, S. (2015, November). Autobiographical memory in children with epilepsy. Paper presented at the 21st Annual Conference APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists, Shoal Bay.
  • Smith, M.L. (2015, October). The impact of pediatric epilepsy surgery on cognition. Invited paper presented at the Derek Harwood-Nash Research Day, University of Toronto, Toronto, USA.
  • Ewing, L., Karmiloff-Smith, A., Farran, E., & Smith, M.L. (2015, August). Tracking developmental shifts in facial expression processing strategies. Paper presented at the 38th European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP2015), Liverpool, UK.
  • Pappasava, M., Ewing, L., Ferreria, P., Richards, A., & Smith, M.L. (2015, August). Individual differences in the rewarding nature of faces. Poster session presented at the 38th European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP2015), Liverpool, UK.
  • Smith, M.L., Volna, B., & Ewing, L. (2015, August). The visual information driving familiarity and identity judgements from faces. Poster session presented at the 38th European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP2015), Liverpool, UK.
  • Gascoigne, M., Smith, M.L., Barton, B., Webster, R., Gill, D., & Lah, S. (2015, July). Autobiographical memory in children with epilepsy. Paper presented at the 5th Pacific Rim Conference of the International Neuropsychology Society (INS) and the 38th Annual Brain Impairment Conference of the Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI), Sydney.
  • Ngoma, M., Harper, J., Hunter, J., Church, P., Cote, H., Selemani, C., Chandwe, M., Albert, A., Smith, M.L., & Silverman, M. (2015, June). Zambian HIV-Exposed Uninfected (HEU) Infants Exposed to HAART During Pregnancy and One Year of Breastfeeding Show No Evidence of Neurodevelopmental Delay Compared to HIV-Unexposed Uninfected (HUU) infants from the same community. Poster session presented at the 23rd Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research, St John's, Canada.
  • Young, J.M., Morgan, B.R., Lee, W., Smith, M.L., Sled, J., & Taylor, M.J. (2015, June). Subcortical brain development from very preterm birth through early childhood. Poster session presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Honolulu, USA.
  • Young, J.M., Morgan, B.R., Sled, J.G., Smith, M.L., & Taylor, M.J. (2015, June). Brain development following brain injury across early childhood in very preterm-born children. Poster session presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society, Toronto, Canada.
  • Zhang, M., Pang, E.W., Smith, M.L., & Doesburg, S.M. (2015, June). Gamma-band neural synchronization is associated with motor difficulties in children with epilepsy. Poster session presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Honolulu, USA.
  • Ewing, L., Karmiloff-Smith, A., Farran, E., & Smith, M. (2015, May). Capturing developmental shifts in facial identity and expression processing strategies. Poster session presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS), St Pete Beach, USA.
  • Smith, M.L., Grühn, D., Bevitt, A., Ellis, M., Ciripan, O., & Ewing, L. (2015, May). Emotion categorization of facial expressions: Age differences in the utilization of diagnostic features. Poster session presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS), St Pete Beach, USA.
  • Smith, M.L., Sehra, R., Arneson, C., Fernandes-Penney, A., Read, S., & Bitnun, A. (2015, May). Development of cognitive and adaptive behaviours in 3 to 6 year old HIV-uninfected children exposed pre- or peri-natally to antiretroviral medications. Poster session presented at the 4th Annual Interdisciplinary HIV Pregnancy Research Group (IHPREG) Research Conference, Toronto, Canada.
  • Smith, M.L., Sehra, R., Read, S., Arneson, C., Fernandes-Penney, A., & Bitnun, A. (2015, May). Neurocognitive outcomes in pre-school and early school-age HIV-exposed uninfected children exposed pre- or perinatally to antiretroviral medications. Poster session presented at the 24th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research, Toronto, Canada.
  • Smith, M.L. (2015, March). Temporal lobe epilepsy: A model for the study of memory impairments in children. Keynote paper presented at the 23rd annual CERNAC Scientific Day, Montreal, Canada.
  • Smith, M.L. (2015, March). Tracing the development of neural networks: The contribution of DTI. Paper presented at the 1st International Workshop on Sleep and Epilepsy in Children, Bologna, Italy.
  • Smith, M.L. (2015, March). Is there functional recovery after pediatric epilepsy surgery? Evidence from cognitive and affective outcomes. Presentation given at the Epilepsy Research Group, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada.
  • Smith, M.L. (2015, January). Feeling smarter, feeling calmer. Can youth hope for such improvements in the long term after epilepsy surgery? Colloquium at the Eplink Research Meeting, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M.L. & Lah, S. (2014, December). Autobiographical memory in children with epilepsy. Invited colloquium at the Annual General Meeting of the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists, Perth.
  • Smith, M.L., & Puka, K. (2014, December). Memory functioning: Long-term outcome after epilepsy surgery in children. Poster session presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, Seattle, USA.
  • Smith, M.L. (2014, November). Growing up after epilepsy surgery: what does the new normal look like? Invited colloquium at the Annual Matthews Lecture, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, USA.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M.L. & Lah, S. (2014, October). Autobiographical memory in children with epilepsy. Paper presented at the Memory in the Treetops Retreat, Avoca Beach.
  • Puka, K., Tavares, T., & Smith, M.L. (2014, October). Long-term intellectual functioning following epilepsy surgery in childhood. Poster session presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Canadian League Against Epilepsy, London, Canada.
  • Tavares, T., Puka, K., & Smith, M.L. (2014, October). Long-term emotional functioning after pediatric epilepsy surgery. Poster session presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Canadian League Against Epilepsy, London, Canada.
  • Smith, M.L. (2014, September). Are there neuroimaging correlates of disturbed cognition in new-onset epilepsy? - A comparison to refractory epilepsy. Invited paper presented at the 3rd Halifax International Epilepsy Conference & Retreat, White Point, Canada.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M.L. & Lah, S. (2014, August). Autobiographical memory in children with temporal lobe epilepsy. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Ibrahim, G.M., Morgan, B.R., Donner, E.J., Taylor, M.J., Doesburg, S., Smith, M.L., Rutka, J.T., & Snead, O.C. (2014, June). Impaired emergence of intrinsic connectivity networks in children with medically-intractable focal epilepsy. Poster session presented at the 49th Annual Congress of the Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation, Banff, Canada.
  • Smith, M.L. (2014, June). Social cognition in children with epilepsy. Paper presented at the 11th European Congress on Epileptology, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Smith, M.L., Read, R.E., Bitnun, A. (2014, June). Neurocognitive development in young HIV-exposed uninfected children exposed pre- or perinatally to antiretroviral medications. Poster session presented at the 23rd Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research, St John's, Canada.
  • Young, J.M., Morgan, B.R., Lee, W., Powell, T.L., Smith, M.L., & Taylor, M.J. (2014, June). Associations of very preterm infant DTI measures and cognitive outcomes. Poster session presented at the 20th Annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Hamburg, Germany.
  • Smith, M.L. (2014, April). Social cognition in children with epilepsy. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Epilepsy, Brain and Mind, Brno, Czech Republic.
  • Ngoma, M., Harper, J., Hunter, J., Church, P., Cote, H., Selemani, C., Chandwe, M., Albert, A., Smith, M.L., & Silverman, M. (2014, March). No evidence of neurodevelopmental delay in HEU infants exposed to cART in utero and breastfeeding. Paper presented at the The Annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), Boston, USA.
  • Law, N., Smith, M.L., Greenberg, M., Bouffet, E., Taylor, M.D., Laughlin, S., Malkin, D., Liu, F., Moxon-Emre, I., Scantlebury, N., & Mabbott, D. (2014, January). Executive function in pediatric medulloblastoma. Poster session presented at the International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology (ISPNO), Singapore.
  • Smith, M.L. (2013, November). Memory in pediatric epilepsy: Disorders and associations. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M.L. & Lah, S. (2013, October). Accelerated forgetting in children with epilepsy. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Memory Program Inaugural Symposium, Sydney.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M.L., & Lah, S. (2013, June). Accelerated long-term forgetting in children with temporal lobe epilepsy. Paper presented at the 30th International Epilepsy Congress, Montreal, Canada.
  • Lah, S., & Smith, M.L. (2013, June). Episodic and semantic memory in children with temporal lobe epilepsy: Are they related to literacy skills? Paper presented at the 30th International Epilepsy Congress, Montreal, Canada.
  • Leung, R., Pang, E.W., Smith, M.L., & Taylor, M.J. (2013, May). Early neural activation during emotional face processing in children with autism. Paper presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), San Sebastian, Spain.
  • Vogan, V., Lee, W., Morgan, B., Smith, M.L., Anagnostou, E., & Taylor, M.J. (2013, May). The influence of cognitive load on working memory in children with autism. Paper presented at the 13th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), San Sebastian, Spain.
  • Smith, M.L., & Soliman, Y. (2012, December). Relation of IQ to changes in quality of life after paediatric epilepsy surgery. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, San Diego, USA.
  • Speechley, K., Ferro, M., Camfield, C., Levin, S., Smith, M.L., Weibe, S., & Zou, G. (2012, December). Trajectories of health-related quality of life in children with new-onset epilepsy. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, San Diego, USA.
  • Widjaja, E., Kiss, A., Go, C., Snead, O.C., & Smith, M.L. (2012, December). More extensive abnormal white matter than gray matter in children with frontal lobe epilepsy. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, San Diego, USA.
  • Longo, C.A., & Smith, M.L. (2012, October). Frontal lobe epilepsy and executive functioning. Paper presented at the Canadian League Against Epilepsy Biennial Meeting, Calgary, Canada.
  • Smith, M.L. (2012, October). International consensus clinical practice statements for the treatment of neuropsychiatric conditions associated with epilepsy. Invited paper presented at the Canadian League Against Epilepsy Biennial Meeting, Calgary, Canada.
  • Soliman, Y., & Smith, M.L. (2012, October). Quality of life after paediatric epilepsy surgery: Influence of IQ and seizure outcome. Paper presented at the Canadian League Against Epilepsy Biennial Meeting, Calgary, Canada.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M.L., Antony, J., & Lah, S. (2012, August). Accelerated long-term forgetting in children with epilepsy. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD) Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Leung, R., Qureshi, H., Pang, E., Smith, M.L., & Taylor, M.J. (2012, August). Age-related differences in neural activation during emotional processing. Paper presented at the 18th International Conference on Biomagnetism (BioMag), Paris, France.
  • Gascoigne, M., Barton, B., Webster, R., Gill, D., Smith, M.L., Antony, J., & Lah, S. (2012, June). Accelerated long-term forgetting in children with epilepsy. Symposium conducted at the International Neuropsychological Society Mid-year Meeting, Oslo, Norway.
  • Leung, R., Qureshi, H., Pang, E., Smith, M.L., & Taylor, M.J. (2012, June). Early neural activation during angry emotional processing in adolescents and adults. Paper presented at the 18th Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Beijing, China.
  • Lah, S., & Smith, M.L. (2012, May). Verbal memory in children with temporal lobe epilepsy: Evidence of double dissociation and differential impact on the development of literacy skills. Presentation given at the Joint 12th International Child Neurology Congress and 11th Asian and Oceanian Congress of Child Neurology, Brisbane.
  • Leung, R., Smith, M.L., & Taylor, M.J. (2012, May). Early neural network activation during emotional face processing in adolescents with autism. Paper presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research (Brain Structure and Function), Toronto, Canada.
  • Leung, R., Qureshi, H., Pang, E.W., Smith, M.L., & Taylor, M.J. (2012, April). Early neural activation during emotional face processing in ASD. Paper presented at the Stages of Autism Conference, Hamilton, Canada.
  • Smith, M.L. (2012, March). Social cognition in children with epilepsy. Invited paper presented at the 2nd International Congress on Epilepsy, Brain and Mind, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Smith, M.L., Law, N., Kadis, D.S., & Kerr, E.N. (2011, December). Does behaviour change one year after epilepsy surgery in children? Invited presentation given at the Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, Baltimore, USA.
  • Speechley, K., Ferro, M., Camfield, C., Levin, S., Smith, M.L., Weibe, S., & Zou, G. (2011, December). Predictors of health-related quality of life in children two years following epilepsy diagnosis: A prospective study. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, Baltimore, USA.
  • Widjaja, E., Snead, O.C., Go, C., & Smith, M.L. (2011, December). Relation of white matter and cognition in children with intractable epilepsy. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, Baltimore, USA.
  • Gomez, L., Rich, J.B., Smith, M.L., & Barr, C. (2011, November). Genetic variation influencing memory ability in a population based sample. Presentation given at the Hospital for Sick Children Annual Research Institute Retreat, Toronto, Canada.
  • Lah, S., & Smith, M.L. (2011, November). Double dissociation between verbal episodic and semantic memory in children: Is it possible, and does it have differential impact on memory skills? Paper presented at the College of Clinical Neuropsychology Conference, Sydney.
  • Smith, M.L. (2011, November). Neuroplasticity: An overview. Invited presentation given at the Neuroscience Day, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.
  • Smith, M.L. (2011, November). Long-term social outcomes after epilepsy surgery in childhood. Invited colloquium at the Behavioural Neurology Section, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
  • Gomez, L., Rich, J.B., Smith, M.L. & Barr, C. (2011, October). Genetic variation influencing memory ability in a population based sample. Poster session presented at the 12th International Congress of Human Genetics and the 61st American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.
  • Smith, M.L. (2011, October). The impact of paediatric epilepsy surgery on social function. Invited paper presented at the Joint Meeting of the American and Canadian Academies of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Toronto, Canada.
  • Smith, M.L. (2011, September). Navigating the education system and the effects epilepsy and medication can play in the classroom. Invited presentation given at the Epilepsy Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
  • Lah, S., & Smith, M.L. (2011, August). Verbal episodic and semantic memory in children with temporal lobe epilepsy: evidence of double dissociation in developmental context. Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Memory (ICOM5), York, UK.
  • Smith, M.L. (2011, August). How does epilepsy "cure" impact a person's social life? Invited presentation given at the 29th International Epilepsy Congress, Rome, Italy.
  • Smith, M.L. (2011, June). Social outcomes after epilepsy surgery in childhood. Invited presentation given at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.
  • Smith, M.L. (2011, June). Epilepsy, cognition and behaviour. Keynote paper presented at the Epilepsy Toronto Education Day, Toronto, Canada.
  • Smith, M.L. (2011, March). Quality of life in epilepsy. Invited presentation given at the Kingston Epilepsy Association, Kingston, Canada.

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