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Neurology Grand Rounds

Location

  • Clinical Academic Building
    125 Paterson Street
    Conference Room 1302
    New Brunswick
  • Medical Education Building
  • Near Hospital Atrium
    Conference Room 102
    New Brunswick

Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

09/10/14

MEB 102

Postnatal Neurogenesis, Depression and Epilepsy

Helen E. Scharfman, PhD

Professor

New York University Langone Medical Center and the Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to: clarify the neurobiological mechanisms underlying comorbid depression and epilepsy

09/17/14

CAB 1302

PENDING TO BE ANNOUNCED

10/01/14

CAB 1302

Modern Clinical Neuro-psychiatry as Described in the Classic Literature: Epilepsy, Addiction and Compulsive Gambling, Forensic Sciences

Mitra Assadi, MD

Director, Headache Medicine & Pediatric Neurology, CHS

Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology & Pediatrics

Rutgers RWJMS

Learning Objective: At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to: recognize the neuropsychological manifestations in temporal lobe epilepsy; recognize the neuro-biology and psychological manifestations in addiction and compulsive gambling and recognize forensic psychology and criminal behavior.

10/08/14

MEB 102

Responsive Neurostimulation for Intractable Partial Epilepsy

Eric B. Geller, MD

Director

Adult Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery

Saint Barnabas Medical Center

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to: Recognize the indications and evidence for responsive neurostimulation in epilepsy;      Identify the decision making in surgical planning and management of the responsive neurostimulator; Be able to position RNS in treatment algorithms for intractable partial epilepsy.

10/15/14

CAB 1302

MEG and EEG Source Modeling in Epilepsy Evaluations

John S. Ebersole, MD

Medical Director

MEG and Functional Imaging Program Overlook Medical Center

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to: Describe the biophysics underlying MEG and EEG generation and recording; Interpret dipole models of MEG and EEG spikes and seizures; Apply MEG and EEG source modeling results in presurgical epilepsy evaluations.

10/22/14

CAB 1302

Title Pending

John Fellus, MD

Information pending

Learning Objective:   At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to: Information Pending

10/29/14

CAB 1302

Neuromuscular Ultrasound - Will it Replace Electrodiagnostic Studies?

Megan Leitch, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers RWJMS

Learning Objective:   At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to: review the use of ultrasound as a diagnostic tool in neuromuscular medicine.

11/05/14

CAB 1302

Sudden Unexpected Death In Epilepsy: Current Knowledge and Future Directions

Daniel Friedman, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

NYU Langone Medical Center 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to: Recognize the epidemiology and clinical risk factors for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP); Discuss the potential mechanisms of SUDEP; Identify potential strategies to reduce SUDEP risk

11/12/14

MEB 102

PENDING TO BE ANNOUNCED

11/19/14

MEB 102

PENDING TO BE ANNOUNCED

12/03/14

MEB 102

Rett Syndrome – Research Update

Aleksandra Djukic, MD, PhD
Director, Tri-State Rett Syndrome Center
Professor of Neurology
Montefiore Medical Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to: identify the nature of Rett Syndrome; comprehend information about basic science progress towards curing Rett Syndrome and be aware of the translation research update.

12/10/14

MEB 102

Thalamus Moves into Multiple Sclerosis Spotlight

Robert Zivadinov, MD, PhD, FAAN

Professor of Neurology

State University of New York at Buffalo

Learning Objective: At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to: Describe the role of thalamus and cortical pathology in multiple sclerosis; Evaluate predictive value of GM metrics in MS; Assess the role of iron deposition in MS.

12/17/14

MEB 102

Focal Task-Specific Dystonia: A Mysterious Disorder of Motor Control

Steven J. Frucht, MD
Professor of Neurology
Director, Movement Disorders Division
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to: Recognize the rich history and phenomenology of focal dystonia; Be aware of the possible mechanisms underlying focal dystonia; Recognize and apply treatments for focal dystonia.

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The UMDNJ-Center for Continuing and Outreach Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical Education for physicians.

The UMDNJ-CCO designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit AMA PRA Category 1 credit. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For additional information contact:
Laurie Lipper, Grand Rounds Coordinator
RWJMS – Dept. of Neurology
125 Paterson Street - Suite 6218
New Brunswick , New Jersey 08901
Phone: (732) 235-7337 or Email:lipperla@rwjms.rutgers.edu