Section of Neurology - Dr. Marcus Ng

Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine (Neurology), University of Manitoba

Adjunct Professor, Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering, University of Manitoba

Degrees:  B.MSc, MD (STIR), FRCPC, CSCN (EEG)

Fellowship:  Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Mailing Address:  Health Sciences Centre, GF543, 820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3A 1A9

Tel:  (204) 787-2684; Fax:  (204) 787-1486

Clinical Interests:
-Clinical epileptology
-Electroencephalography (EEG) and critical care EEG
-Sleep and epilepsy
-Surgical management of epilepsy

Research Interests:
-REM sleep, epilepsy, and seizures
University of Manitoba Biomedical Engineering Program

-Critical care EEG
Critical Care EEG Monitoring Research Consortium

-EEG education and atlas development
Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists
American Clinical Neurophysiology Society 
International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology 

-Quantitative EEG

-Surgical management of epilepsy

Recent Publications:

McLeod GA, Ng M.  An unusual case of post-hypoxic myoclonus:  novel epileptogenic positive rolandic sharp waves in an adult.  Critical Care Medicine 2017 (submitted).

Peterson K, Kosior R, Meek B, Ng M, Perez DL, Modirrousta M.  Transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of non-epileptic seizures:  a case series.  Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience 2017 (submitted).

Ellis MJ, Ritchie L, Essig M, Ng M, Tamayo J, Serletis D.  Management and return to play considerations in an elite hockey player with temporal lobe epilepsy.  Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine 2017 (submitted).

Gillis K, Ng M.  Exploding head syndrome in the epilepsy monitoring unit:  case report and literature review.  The Neurodiagnostic Journal 2017 Jun; 57(2):133-138.

Ng M, Gillis K.  The state of everyday quantitative EEG use in Canada:  a national technologist survey.  Seizure: European Journal of Epilepsy 2017 May 5;49:5-7.

Ng M.  Orexin and epilepsy:  potential role of REM sleep.  Sleep 2017 Mar 1;40(3).

Ng M.  Maximizing the yield of rapid eye movement sleep in the epilepsy monitoring unit.  Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology 2017 Jan;34(1):61-4. 

Ng M.  The anti-epileptic effect of REM sleep.  Practical Neurology 2016 Oct;30-1.

Ng M, Kilbride R, Simon MV, Eskandar E, Cole AJ.  Hippocampography guides consistent mesial resections in neocortical temporal lobe epilepsy.  Epilepsy Research & Treatment 2016 Aug, doi:10.1155/2016/3581358.

Ng M, Gaspard N, Cole AJ, Hoch DB, Cash SS, Bianchi MT, O’Rourke DA, Rosenthal E, Chu CJ, Westover MB. The standardization debate:  A conflation trap in critical care electroencephalography.  Seizure: European Journal of Epilepsy 2015 Jan;24:52-8.

Ng M, Bianchi MT.  Sleep misperception in persons with epilepsy.  Epilepsy & Behavior 2014 Jul;36:9-11.

Moura LM, Shafi MM, Ng M, Pati S, Cash SS, Cole AJ, Hoch DB, Rosenthal ES, Westover MB.  Spectrogram screening of adult EEGs is sensitive and efficient.  Neurology 2014 Jul 1;83(1):56-64.

Ng M, Westover MB, Cole AJ.  Treating seizures in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.  Epilepsy & Behavior Case Reports 2014 Feb;doi:10.1016/j.ebcr.2014.01.004.

Ng M, Pavlova M.  Why are seizures rare in rapid eye movement sleep?  Review of the frequency of seizures in different sleep stages.  Epilepsy Research & Treatment 2013 Jun, doi:10.1155/2013/932790.


Dr. Marcus Ng