Rachel Louise Leon, MD $$


Instructor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:


UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
West Virginia University School of Medicine (2013)
Indiana University School of Medicine (2016), Pediatrics
Indiana University School of Medicine (2019), Neonatology
Graduate School
West Virginia University School of Medicine (2013)
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Neonatal-Perinatal


  • Professional Activities

    • Pathophysiology of the vascular wall and its relevance for cerebrovascular disorders in aged rodents. Popa-Wagner A, Pirici D, Petcu EB, Mogoanta L, Buga AM, Rosen CL, Leon R, Huber J, Current neurovascular research 2010 Aug 7 3 251-67
    • Worsened outcome from middle cerebral artery occlusion in aged rats receiving 17ß-estradiol. Leon RL, Li X, Huber JD, Rosen CL, Endocrinology 2012 Jul 153 7 3386-93
    • Bryostatin improves survival and reduces ischemic brain injury in aged rats after acute ischemic stroke. Tan Z, Turner RC, Leon RL, Li X, Hongpaisan J, Zheng W, Logsdon AF, Naser ZJ, Alkon DL, Rosen CL, Huber JD, Stroke 2013 Dec 44 12 3490-7
    • Potential age-dependent effects of estrogen on neural injury. Leon RL, Huber JD, Rosen CL, The American journal of pathology 2011 Jun 178 6 2450-60
    • Cyanosis and Stroke due to Functional Cor Triatriatum Dexter in a Neonate. León RL, Zaban NB, Schamberger MS, Ho CY, Mietzsch U, Neonatology 2018 113 3 231-234