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Nick Brenton

Associate Professor
Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Neurology
Office location and address
University Hospital Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy Clinic
1415 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
Indiana University 2008, MD
Biography

Dr. Brenton attended medical school at Indiana University and completed his pediatric neurology residency at the University of Virginia.

Dr. Brenton specializes in pediatric demyelinating disease and autoimmune epilepsies. He pursued fellowship training in pediatric epilepsy/neurophysiology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital/The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Additionally, he pursued specialized training in the field of pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS) and related disorders at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in Philadelphia, PA. He is the director of UVA’s pediatric and young adult MS and Related Disorders Clinic. Dr. Brenton also performs collaborative clinical research within the field of pediatric MS.

Obesity as a Driver of Inflammation and Brain Volume Loss in Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Neurological Disorders & Str
December 01, 2020 – November 30, 2025
Walking Capacity & Real World Behavior in Patients with Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis - Fellowship on Behalf of Brian Florenzo
Source: Foundation of the Consortium of MS Centers, Inc.
June 01, 2021 – May 31, 2022
MD-NEUR-Effect of MD1003 in progressive multiple sclerosis: a randomized double blind placebo controlled study
Source: Parexel International Corporation
November 01, 2016 – February 13, 2021
MD-NEUR Multiple Sclerosis Quality of Life
Source: Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
January 01, 2015 – December 31, 2016