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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Department of Neurology

Nonita Mittal, MD

Residency Information

Pediatric Neurology

PGY-2 Class of 2020

Education And Training

Medical School:  Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India  

Internship:  Pediatrics, SUNY Downstate

About

Clinical InterestsEpilepsy, neonatal seizures (prevention and treatment), neurophysiology, neuromuscular disorders, and neurogenetics
Research Interests:
  Pathophysiology of neonatal seizures, novel anti-epileptic drugs, bumetanide, developmental sequence of GABA-Glutamate pathway, role of aquaporin channels in brain, sickle cell disease, and decision-making in healthcare 

Publications

Mittal N., Gupta RMG, Hazra N. (2010).

Serological markers to detect TORCH (Toxoplasmosis, Cytomegalovirus infection, Herpes

simplex virus infection) and HBV (Hepatitis B virus)/ HCV (Hepatitis C virus) co-infection in

HIV1 Infected patients.

Poster presented at: Illuminati, AFMC; Pune, India.

Mittal N.,Gupta RMG. (2012).

ELISA Provides a Quick and Sensitive Serological Marker for Detection of Torch

(toxoplasmosis, Cytomegalovirus, And Herpes Simplex Virus Infection) And HBV (Hepatitis

B Virus)/ HCV (Hepatitis C Virus) Co-infection in HIV1 seropositive Patients. Poster

presented at: CAP Annual Meeting, San Diego; San Diego, CA.

Bakshi, N, Lukombo, I, Shnol, H, Mittal, N, Joshi, S, Belfer, I, Krishnamurti, L. (2013).

Catastrophizing and Depression Are Associated With a Poorer Quality Of Life In Pediatric

Patients With Sickle Cell Disease.

Poster presented at: American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting 2013; New

Orleans, LA.

Bakshi, N, Stinson, J, Lukombol, I, Ross, D, Mittal, N, Joshi, S, Krishnamurti, L.

(2013). Development, Establishment Of the Psychometric Properties and Usability

Testing Of a Novel Multi-Dimensional Web Based Diary For Children With Sickle Cell

Disease.

Poster presented at: American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting 2013; New

Orleans, LA.

Bakshi, N. Ross, D., Lukombo, I., Joshi, S., Mittal, N., Huber, E., Loewenstein, G.,

Krishnamurti, L.. (2014). Healthcare Perspective of

Patient Decisional Needs when Considering Bone Marrow Transplantation for Sickle Cell

Disease.

Poster presented at: 8th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Research and Educational

Symposium & 37th Annual Sickle Cell Disease National Scientific Meeting; Miami, FL.

Joshi, S., Mittal, N., Ross, D., Bakshi, N., Lukombo, I., Huber, L., Loewenstein, G.,

Krishnamurti, L. (2014). Patient and Caregiver Perspective about the Requirements of a

Web-based Decision Aid for Sickle Cell Disease.

Poster presented at: 8th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Research and Educational

Symposium & 37th Annual Sickle Cell Disease National Scientific Meeting; Miami, FL.

Lukombo, I., Ross, D., Bakshi, N., Joshi, S., Mittal, N., Huber, E., Loewenstein, G.,

Krishnamurti, L.. (2014). Perceptions and Influences in the Decision Making Process of

Bone Marrow Transplantation.

Poster presented at: 8th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Research and Educational

Symposium & 37th Annual Sickle Cell Disease National Scientific Meeting; Miami, FL.

Mittal, N., Joshi, S., Ross, D., Bakshi, N., Lukombo, I., Huber, L., Loewenstein, G.,

Krishnamurti, L.. (2014). Barriers to Patient-Provider Communication in Sickle Cell

Disease.

Poster presented at: 8th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Research and Educational

Symposium & 37th Annual Sickle Cell Disease National Scientific Meeting; Miami, FL.

Ross, D., Bakshi, N., Lukombo, I., Joshi, S., Mittal, N., Huber, E., Loewenstein, G.,

Krishnamurti, L. (2014). Consideration of Hydroxyurea as a Treatment Option for Sickle Cell

Disease.

Poster presented at: 8th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Research and Educational

Symposium & 37th Annual Sickle Cell Disease National Scientific Meeting; Miami, FL.

Ross, D., Bakshi, N., Lukombo, I., Joshi, S., Mittal, N., Huber, E., Loewenstein, G.,

Krishnamurti, L. (2014). Consideration of Bone Marrow Transplantation as a Treatment

Option for Sickle Cell Disease.

Poster presented at: 8th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Research and Educational

Symposium & 37th Annual Sickle Cell Disease National Scientific Meeting; Miami, FL.

N. Banniettis, N. Mittal, S. Kaushik, S. Kohlhoff, M. R. Hammerschlag. (2016). Diagnostic

Practices and Epidemiology of Pediatric Gastrointestinal Parasitic Disease in an Urban

Medical Center.

Poster presented at: Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting 2016; Baltimore, MD.

Mittal N, Cai C, Guzel S, Ahmad T, Srinivasan P, Valencia G, Aranda JV, Beharry KD.

Dose Response of Bumetanide on Biomarkers of Neuroinflammation, Neurotransmission, and

Astroglial Activation in the Neonatal Rat Brain.

Poster presented at: Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting 2016; Baltimore, MD.

Mittal N, Cai C, Guzel S, Ahmad T, Srinivasan P, Valencia G, Aranda JV, Beharry KD.

Bumetanide Suppresses Biomarkers of Neuroinflammation in the Neonatal Rat Brain Exposed

to Hyperoxia.

Poster accepted at: Child Neurology Society (CNS) Meeting 2016; Vancouver, Canada.