About Dr Mucci's Experience

Publication & Research

Modi, A., Junger, K., Mara, C., Kellermann, T., Barrett, L., Wagner, J., Mucci, G., Bailey, L., Almane, D., Guilfoyle, S., Urso, L., Hater, B., Hustzi, H., Smith, G., Herrmann, B., Perry, M., Zupanc, M. and Varni, J. (2017). Validation of the PedsQL Epilepsy Module: A pediatric epilepsy-specific health-related quality of life measure. Epilepsia. doi:10.1111/epi.13875

Mucci, G., Lesyshyn, R., Grossman, L., Saiz, A., DeLuco, T., & Shen, W. (2017). "Pediatric medulloblastoma: a case of recurrent disease and resiliency. Journal of Pediatric Neuropsychology, doi:10.1007/s40817-017-0032-5

Veenstra, A., Riley, J., Barrett, L., Muhonen, M., Zupanc, M., Romain, J., Lin, J., & Mucci, G. (2016). The impact of bilingualism on working memory in pediatric epilepsy. Epilepsy and Behavior, 55, pp. 6-10.

Stiles, A. R., Venturoni, L., Mucci, G., Elbalalesy, N., Woontner, M., Goodman, S., & Abdenur, J. E. (2015). New Cases of DHTKD1 Mutations in Patients with 2-Ketoadipic Aciduria. JIMD Reports.

Mucci, G. & Torno, L. (Eds.) (2015). Handbook of Long Term Care of the Childhood Cancer Survivor. Edited Publication. New York: Springer.

Poster & Presentation

Junger, K., Varni, J., Mara, C., Guilfoyle, S., Smith, G., Wagner, J., Mucci, G., Huszti, H., & Modi, A.C. (2019, Accepted). Establishing clinical cut-offs for the PedsQL Epilepsy Module. Poster presentation accepted for the 2019 Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference.

Turnier, L., Hater, B., Urso, L., Combs, A., Junger, K., Varni, J., Wagner, J., Smith, G., Kellermann, T., Huszti, H., Barrett, L., Mucci, G., Guilfoyle, S., Smith, A., and Modi , A. (2018). The Impact of Attitude toward School and Teachers on a Disease-Specific Health-Related Quality of Life Measure in Children with Epilepsy. Poster presented at the Social for Pediatric Psychology Annual Convention, April 2018, Orlando, FL

Hater, B., Junger, K., Varni, J., Wagner, J., Smith, G., Kellermann, T., Huszti, H., Barrett, L., Mucci, G., Urso, L., Combs, A., Seth, A., Turnier, L., McCarthy, T., Guilfoyle, S., Smith, A., & Modi, A. (2017). The role of executive functioning in psychological health of school-aged children with epilepsy. Poster presented at the annual Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Portland, OR

Mehta, A.; Naeem, E., Mucci, G., Bota, D., John, T. & Torno, L. (2017). Feasibility of cognitive training to promote neuroplasticity in chemotherapy associated cognitive impairment (CACI) – Preliminary findings. Poster presented at the 15th International Conference on Long-Term Complications of Treatment of Children and Adolescents for Cancer, June 2017, Atlanta, GA Saiz, A.; Eckfeld, A.; Mucci, G. (2017). Neurocognitive Comparison of Supratentorial and Infratentorial Pediatric Brain Tumors: A Longitudinal Case Study. Poster presented at the Annual American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology Conference, April 2017, Las Vegas, NV

Turnier, L., Hater, B., Urso, L., Combs, A., Seth, A., McCarthy, T., Junger, K., Varni, J., Wagner, G, Kellerman, T., Huszti, H., Barrett, L., Mucci, G., Guilfoyle, S., Smith, A., & Modi, A. (2017). Attitudes toward School and Teachers May Influence Health-related Quality of Life in Children with Epilepsy. Poster presented at the Society for Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, March 2017, Portland, OR

Mucci, G., DeLuco, T., Santacruz, G., Tucci, L., Alpern, A., Pathare, J., Templeman, T., Gallagher, C., & Shen, V. (2016, June). Language processing in bilingual versus monolingual pediatric medulloblastoma patients. Poster presented at the 17th International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Liverpool, England, U.K.

Tucci, L.C., Mucci, G., Min, C., & Shen, V. (2016, June). Cognitive functioning of children with central nervous system cancers following FIT Brain, a cognitive remediation program. Poster presented at the 17th International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Liverpool, England, U.K.

Tucci, L.C.K., Santacruz, G., Mucci, G. & Min, C. (2016). CHOC Children’s FIT Brain: A Case Study of an Innovative Cognitive Remediation Program for Pediatric Cancer Survivors. Oral Poster Presentation, American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS) Annual Convention, San Diego, 2016.

Veenstra, A., Riley, J., Romain, J., Muhonen, M., Lin, J., Zupanc, M. & Mucci, G. (2014). Memory and executive functioning in monolingual and bilingual children with epilepsy. Poster presentation, American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, December 2014.

Mucci, G., Kulzer, R., Romain, J., Hamilton, A., Zupanc, M.L., & Lin, J.J. (2014). The Pediatric Intracarotoid Amytal Procedure (PIAP). Poster presented at the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology Conference, Chicago, IL, September 2014.

Stiles, A., Mucci, G., Elbalalesy, N. & Abdenur, J. (2014). Biochemical, molecular, and clinical characteristics in the third patient reported with 2-Ketoadipic Acidura caused by mutations in DHTKD1. Poster presentation, Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders Annual Meeting, Pacific Grove, CA, March 2014.

Rudd-Barnard,A., Steenari, M., Murray, J., Le, M., Becker, Ta., Mucci, G., Lee, J., Roubin, A., Smith, A., Saiz, A., Chou, A., Veenstra, A., Zupanc, M. (2013). Executive dysfunction in pediatric frontal lobe versus pediatric temporal lobe epilepsy. Poster presentation, National Academy of Neuropsychology, Annual Convention, San Diego, CA , October 2013.

Mucci, G., Hanratty, A., Connolly, M., Martinez, A., Zupanc, M. & Lin, J. (2012). Receptive and expressive language functioning in bilingual and monolingual pediatric epilepsy patients. Poster presentation, American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 2012.

Connolly, M., Hanratty, A., Mucci, G., Martinez, A., Zupanc, M. & Lin, J. (2012). Neurocognitive trends in bilingual versus monolingual pediatric epilepsy patients. Poster presentation, American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 2012.

Di Pinto, M., Shen, V., McDonald, L., Mucci, G., Schenk, J., Templeman, T., Pathare, J., & Hawking, K. (2010). Intellectual Outcome in Bilingual and Monolingual Children with Medulloblastoma. Paper presentation, Annual Meeting for the International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology (ISPNO), Vienna, Austria.

Barber, B., Mucci, G., Chang, R., Wong, R., & Buchbinder, D. (2010, October). Neuropsychological Evaluations May Reveal Early Neurocognitive Impairments in those with Asymptomatic Adrenoleukodystrophy. Poster presentation, National Academy of Neuropsychology, Annual Convention, October 2010.

Current Research Projects

CHOC Children's FIT Brain: A cognitive remediation program for pediatric survivors of cancer. (Principal Investigator) Under Review

Intellectual and Cognitive Outcome in Bilingual and Monolingual Children with Medulloblastoma and other Cancers Affecting the Central Nervous System (Principal Investigator)

Factors Affecting Language Development and Intellectual Outcome in Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (Principal Investigator)

Neurocognitive Functioning of Children and Adolescents with Epilepsy (Principal Investigator)

Parent Intervention Study (PIP)-III, Multi-Center ACS Funded Study (Co-Investigator)

Cognitive Training to Promote Neuroplasticity and neural Re-Circuitry in Chemotherapy-Associated Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Study (Co-Investigator)

Ketogenic Diet as a Complementary Metabolic Therapy in Pediatric Recurrent/Refractory Solid Tumors Including Central Nervous system (CNS) Tumors (Co-Investigator)

Current Research Projects

CHOC Children's FIT Brain: A cognitive remediation program for pediatric survivors of cancer. (Principal Investigator) Under Review

Intellectual and Cognitive Outcome in Bilingual and Monolingual Children with Medulloblastoma and other Cancers Affecting the Central Nervous System (Principal Investigator)

Factors Affecting Language Development and Intellectual Outcome in Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (Principal Investigator)

Neurocognitive Functioning of Children and Adolescents with Epilepsy (Principal Investigator)

Parent Intervention Study (PIP)-III, Multi-Center ACS Funded Study (Co-Investigator)

Cognitive Training to Promote Neuroplasticity and neural Re-Circuitry in Chemotherapy-Associated Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Study (Co-Investigator)

Ketogenic Diet as a Complementary Metabolic Therapy in Pediatric Recurrent/Refractory Solid Tumors Including Central Nervous system (CNS) Tumors (Co-Investigator)

Closed Research Projects

Sedation Strategy and Cognitive Outcome After Critical Illness in Early Childhood: RESTORE Cognition (Site Evaluator)

National Validation of the PedsQL – Epilepsy Module (Site Co-Investigator)

Therapeutic Hypothermia to Improve survival After Cardiac Arrest and Cognitive functioning (Site Evaluator)