Michelle-Lee Jones, MDCM, FRCPC, CSCN diplomate EEG

Michelle-Lee Jones headshotAssistant Professor of Neurology
Office: UH B7-136
Phone: 519-663-2942
Secretary: Lori Wyllie
  

 

Bio Sketch

Dr. Jones received her medical degree and neurology residency training from McGill University.  She subsequently completed a 2-year fellowship in EEG and Epilepsy at Western University that focused on expertise in the surgical evaluation of patients with medically refractory epilepsy.  She later joined the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences in 2014 as a clinical epileptologist and the EEG/Epilepsy Fellowship Program Director.  

In 2017, she worked as an Assistant Professor in the Section of Neurology at the University of Manitoba.  She was the University of Manitoba Neurology Residency Co-Program Director from 2018-2020 as well as the Neurology CBD lead and the Competence Committee Chair.

In 2021, Dr. Jones returned to Western University as a clinician teacher and neurologist/epileptologist.  She is the CNS Education Director, the Epilepsy/EEG fellowship program Director and the Education Director for the LHSC Comprehensive Epilepsy Program.  She is the former Canadian Board of Registration of Electroencephalograph Technologists, Inc. (C.B.R.E.T., Inc.) Chair.  Her other roles include the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists (CSCN) EEG secretary, the CSCN representative for CBRET Inc. and an examiner for the CSCN National EEG Examination.  She chairs the Canadian Neurological Society (CNS) Mentorship Subcommittee. 

Research

Clinical neurophysiology, EEG, tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), epilepsy surgery, medically refractory epilepsy, medical education.


Medical Interests

Medical education, electroencephalography, epilepsy, epilepsy surgery.


Honours and Awards

Publications

PubMed Publications Listing

Publications

Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists (CSCN); Canadian Association of Electroneurophysiology Technologists (CAET); Association of Electromyography Technologists of Canada (AETC); Board of Registration of Electromyography Technologists of Canada (BRETC), Canadian Board of Registration of Electroencephalograph Technologists (CBRET), Appendino JP, Baker SK, Chapman KM, Dykstra T, Hussein T, Jones ML, Mezei MM, Mirsattari SM, Ng M, Nikkel J, Obradovic V, Phan C, Robinson L, Scott A, Tellez-Zenteno J, Van Niekerk M, Venance S, Moore F. Practice Guidelines for Canadian Neurophysiology Laboratories During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Can J Neurol Sci. 2021 Jan;48(1):25-30. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2020.184. Epub 2020 Aug 19. PMID: 32811585; PMCID: PMC7578631

McLeod GA, Jones ML, Ng MC. Critically ill benign EEG variants: Is there such a thing? Clin Neurophysiol. 2020 Jun;131(6):1243-1251. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2020.03.004. Epub 2020 Mar 16. PMID: 32305854.

Appendino JP, Baker S, Chapman KM, Dykstra T, Hussein T, Jones ML, Mezei MM, Mirsattari SM, Ng M, Nikkel J, Obradovic V, Phan C, Robinson L, Scott A, Téllez-Zenteno J, Van Niekerk M, Venance S, Moore F. Response from Authors to the Letter to the Editor. Can J Neurol Sci. 2021 Jan;48(1):135-137. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2020.225. Epub 2020 Oct 15. PMID: 33054869; PMCID: PMC7853747.

Mirian A, Budhram A, Leung A, Jones ML. Trigeminal Nerve Sheath Tumor Presenting as a Cluster Headache. Headache. 2018 Jun;58(6):896-897. doi: 10.1111/head.13332. Epub 2018 May 21. PMID: 29782034.

McKenzie MB, Jones ML, O'Carroll A, Serletis D, Shafer LA, Ng MC. Breakthrough spikes in rapid eye movement sleep from the epilepsy monitoring unit are associated with peak seizure frequency. Sleep. 2020 May 12;43(5):zsz281. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsz281. PMID: 31768558.

Landau AM, Luk KC, Jones ML, Siegrist-Johnstone R, Young YK, Kouassi E, Rymar VV, Dagher A, Sadikot AF, Desbarats J. Defective Fas expression exacerbates neurotoxicity in a model of Parkinson's disease. J Exp Med. 2005 Sep 5;202(5):575-81. doi: 10.1084/jem.20050163. Epub 2005 Aug 29. PMID: 16129703; PMCID: PMC2212882.