Daniel Roque, MD presents “Huntington’s Disease: A Clinical Review and Update on Current Practice”
Miriam Sklerov, MD presents Genetics as a Tool in the Pursuit of Biomarkers for Multiple System Atrophy”
Emma Ciafaloni, MD, FAAN presents “Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: New Natural History and Emerging Treatments, How Are We Doing?”
Rohit Bakshi, MD, MA presents "Giving Multiple Sclerosis a New Image"
John Herndon, MD presents "REM Sleep Behavioral Disorder in Neurogenerative Diseases"
Dr. Bradley Vaughn presents “What Can Sleep Regulation Tell Us About Neurological Disease”
Susan Wilson, RN, MSN, C-ANP presents Post-Stroke Depression: Living in Shades of Blue
William J. Powers, MD presents "The Ischemic Penumbra: Old and New Observations"
Venka Veerappan, MD presents "Giant Cell Arteritis: A Viral Link?"
Marcus Basiri from the Stuber Lab and Kelly Carstens from the Dudek Lab
Farr A. Curlin, MD presents "What does religion have to do with medical ethics?"
Raymond A. Sobel, MD presents "Pathogenesis of Multiple Sclerosis Lesions"
We spend nearly a third of our lives in sleep, and yet the function of sleep and its implications for us remain somewhat of a mystery.
Irena Dujmovic Basuroski, MD presents “Emerging Treatment Strategies for Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders”
Arlene M. Davis, JD presents "Medical Judgement and Decision-Making Regarding Life Sustaining Therapies"
Presenters include Frank Polleux, PhD, Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia University; Arnold Kriegstein, MD, PhD, John Bowes Distinguished Professor in Stem Cell and Tissue Biology at University of California-San Francisco; and Elizabeth M. C. Hillman, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University.
Since the first brain surgery with the trephinations (making a hole in the skull) done in ancient times to the more recent developments of placing stimulating electrodes directly into the brain to treat disorders such as Parkinson’s disease; neurosurgery has proved an exciting and at times revolutionary field.
Dr. Danoushka Tememe presents "Treatment of Carotid Artery Stenosis: What's the Evidence?"
What is consciousness and how does it come about? The answers to these questions are not clear.
Visiting Neurosurgery professor, Dr. Judy Huang, will present on the topic, “Tailored Management of Arteriovenous Malformations.”