About

Neurology Grand Rounds 2021/2022

 

Time: 7:30 AM (unless noted otherwise below)
Location: ZOOM - Contact Erika Slaughter at eslaughter@uchicago.edu for zoom details
Recurrence: Thursday (frequency may vary)
Supervising Faculty: Helene Rubeiz
  click here for a list of previous years

 

September

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Dario Englot, MD, Phd, Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Vanderbilt University

Grand Rounds Lecture Title:
Surgical and neuropsychological implications of brain network alterations in focal epilepsy

Learning Objectives:

  1. Compare and contrast modalities for studying brain network connectivity in humans, including advantages and disadvantages of each.
  2. State an example of a functional connectivity pattern that may help distinguish epileptogenic brain regions from non-epileptogenic regions.
  3. Describe how connectivity abnormalities of subcortical arousal structures may contribute to clinical consequences of temporal lobe epilepsy.

Presentation Link:

Dr. Dario Englot's Grand Round Presentation

September

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sam Berkovic, MD, Professor and Laureate Professor of Medicine, University of Melbourne

Grand Round Lecture Title:

Genetics of Epilepsy: From Gene Discovery to Precision Medicine

Learning Objectives:

  1. To review the clinical genetics of epilepsy
  2. To understand the role of common and rare variants in the genetics of epilepsy
  3. To review progress in Precision Medicine approaches in epilepsy

Presentation Link:

Dr. Sam Berkovic's Grand Round Presentation

October 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nathan Carberry, MD, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow, Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Grand Round Lecture Title:

Mononeuropathy Multiplex and COVID-19: The Vasculitis Connection

Learning Objectives:

  1. What is the pathophysiology of mononeuropathy multiplex?
  2. What are some viral causes of mononeuropathy multiplex?
  3. What are the arguments for and against vasculitis as a mechanism for nerve injury in COVID-19?

Presentation Link:

Dr. Nathan Carberry's Grand Round Presentation

 

 

October 

 

 

 

 

21

 

 

 

 

Eliza Miller, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Columbia University

Grand Round Lecture Title:

Neuro-Obstetrics: Partnering to Prevent Maternal Neurological Morbidity and Mortality

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the risk factors, evaluation and treatment options for acute cerebrovascular disease in pregnancy and the puerperium
  2. Describe the physiology and pathophysiology of pregnancy as it pertains to cerebrovascular outcomes
  3. Describe the long term cerebrovascular consequences of adverse pregnancy outcomes.

Presentation Link:

Dr. Eliza Miller's Grand Round Presentation

November

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daniel Menkes, Professor and Chair of Neurology, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Grand Round Lecture Title:

The Guillain Barre Syndrome 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the two main variants of the Guillain Barre Syndrome and their clinical course
  2. Be able to discuss the treatments for the condition
  3. Describe the prognosis of the two main subtypes of this condition

Presentation Link:

Dr. Daniel Menkes Grand Round Presentation

November

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marek Czosnyka, PhD, Professor of Brain Physics, University of Cambridge, UK 

Grand Round Lecture Title:

Intracranial Pressure- More Than the Number

Learning Objectives:

 

  1. What drives ICP up (and down)?
  2. How to monitor and interpret ICP
  3. Secondary markers: cerebrovascular reactivity and cerebrospinal compensatory reserve

Presentation Link:

Dr. Marek Czosnyka's Grand Round Presentation

November

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Ava Liberman, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Montefiore Medical Center

Grand Round Lecture Title:

Diagnostic Error and Cerebrovascular Disease

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the new definition of diagnostic error in medicine.   
  2. Describe rates of stroke misdiagnosis and differentiate stroke chameleons from stroke mimics.
  3. Identify patient and facility-level features associated with both over and under diagnosis of cerebrovascular disease.

Presentation Link:

Dr. Ava Liberman's Grand Round Presentation

December

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Namita Goyal, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, UC Irvine

Grand Round Lecture Title:

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Advancements of Myositis

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the role of myositis antibodies in evaluating patients with myositis Be able to discuss the treatments for the condition
  2. Recognize the utility of muscle MRI as a diagnostic tool
  3. Appreciate the different therapeutic options in myositis treatment

Presentation Link:

Dr. Namita Goyal's Grand Round Presentation

December

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jing Wu, PhD, Neuro-Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute National Institutes of Health

Grand Round Lecture Title:

Developing a CDK9 Inhibitor towards a Treatment for Gliomas

Learning Objectives:

  1. To overview of brain tumor and the challenges in drug development for malignant gliomas
  2. Using the development of zotiraciclib as an example to demonstrate the importance of preclinical studies in drug development 
  3. Learning from the clinical findings for further preclinical investigation.

Presentation Link:

To View Dr. Jing Wu’s Grand Round Presentation Click Here.

December

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Murray Grossman MD, Professor of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania

Grand Round Lecture Title:

Primary Progressive Aphasia and Frontotemporal Pathology: Approaching a Mechanistic Account for Progressive Symptoms and Spreading Disease

Learning Objectives:

  1. To identify different variants of primary progressive aphasia associated with FTD
  2. To recognize the forms of pathology that are associated with each variant of primary progressive aphasia
  3. To understand the roles of microscopic pathology and network connectivity that are associated with worsening disease in FTD

Presentation Link:

To View Dr. Murray Grossman’s Grand Round Presentation Click Here

January

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

William Meurer, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Michigan

Grand Round Lecture Title:

ICECAP - Hypothermic Temperature Management for Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Learning Objectives:

  1. To describe the biological rationale for mild therapeutic hypothermia following global cerebral ischemia
  2. To understand the motivation for the ICECAP design and how it helps us answer an important clinical question
  3. Be familiar with current progress of the trial
  4. Put ICECAP into context of other recent clinical trials

Presentation Link:

To View Dr. William Meurer’s Grand Round Presentation Click Here.

January

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lucia Rivera Lara, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine 

Grand Round Lecture Title:

ICECAP - Hypothermic Temperature Management for Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Learning Objectives:

  1. To describe the biological rationale for mild therapeutic hypothermia following global cerebral ischemia
  2. To understand the motivation for the ICECAP design and how it helps us answer an important clinical question
  3. Be familiar with current progress of the trial
  4. Put ICECAP into context of other recent clinical trials

Presentation Link:

To View Dr. Lucia Lara Grand Round Presentation Click Here

January

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

 

 

 

 

 

 

Altaf Saadi, MD MSc , Neurology Instructor, Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Grand Round Lecture Title:

The Neuropsychiatric Health of Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Forcibly Displaced People: Our Roles as Neurologists and Advocates

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the global displacement crisis and the impact the migration journey can have on the neuropsychiatric health of displaced populations.
  2. Recognize implications of these health consequences for patient care and health policy.
  3. Discuss the practice of forensic medical evaluations for asylum-seekers and refugees as part of a broader framework of strategies to mitigate disparities among marginalized populations.

 

January

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jaya Trivedi, MD,  Professor of Neurology, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Grand Round Lecture Title:

Skeletal Muscle Channelopathies

Learning Objectives:

  1. To learn about clinical presentation and diagnosis of nondystrophic myotonias
  2. To learn about clinical presentation and diagnosis of periodic paralysis
  3. To learn about treatment options in skeletal muscle channelopathies

Presentation Link:

To View Dr. Jaya Trivedi Grand Round Presentation Click Here