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Elka Miller photo of Elka Miller
Clinical Investigator, CHEO Research Institute
Chief/Medical Director, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, CHEO
Research Director, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, CHEO
Associate Professor, Radiology Department, University of Ottawa

EMiller@cheo.on.ca
613-737-7600 Ext. 3936
Research Practice Areas:
Current Research:
Dr. Miller’s research interests focus on implementing research into clinical practice, and justification of imaging in daily clinical work. She has a special interest in several aspects of pediatric neuroradiology.
Her primary research activities are guided towards Neuro-imaging of the fetal brain and young children She is conducting numerous research studies to evaluate the assessment of imaging techniques, such as ultrasound and MRI, in different disease diagnosis. Additional interests include a research study to assess the soft tissue and cartilage in children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
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Biography:
Dr. Elka Miller joined the Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging Department at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario in 2009. She completed a two-year fellowship in pediatric neuro-radiology and pediatric radiology at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto and graduated from the Radiology Residency Program at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel. She has a strong passion for research and this is reflected in her role as Research Director of Diagnostic Imaging, where she is working on numerous research studies. Her academic and research work focuses on pediatric radiology with an emphasis on pediatric neuro-radiology and MR fetal imaging.
Sample Publications:
Al-Maawali AA, Miller E, Schulze A, Yoon G, Blaser SI. Subcutaneous fat pads on body MRI--an early sign of congenital disorder of glycosylation PMM2-CDG (CDG1a). Pediatr Radiol 2014; 44(2):222-225.

J. Richer, D.M. Milewicz, R. Gow, J. de Nanassy, G. Maharajh, E. Miller, L. Oppenheimer, G. Weiler, M. O'Connor. R179H mutation in ACTA2 expanding the phenotype to include prune-belly sequence and skin manifestations. AJMG. Am J Med Genet A. 2012 Feb.

E. Miller, E. Widjaja, D. Nilsson, G. Yoon, B. Banwell, S. Blaser Magnetic Resonance Imaging of a Unique Mutation in a Family with Pelizaeus - Merzbacher Disease. AJMG. Am J Med Genet A. 2010 Mar; 152A (3):748-52. Images were chosen for the London Dysmorphology & Neurogenetics Database. 

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