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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: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

01/15/14

MEB 102

Risk Factors for Epilepsy: the Old and the New

Dale C Hesdorffer, PhD

Associate Professor

GH Sergievsky Center  and

Department of Epidemiology

Columbia University

Learning Objective:  To understand the established and new risk factors for epilepsy; To understand which of these risk factors has a bidirectional relationship with epilepsy.

01/29/14

MEB 102

Deep Brain Stimulation  in Parkinson’s Disease

Daniel P. Schneider, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Learning Objective:  To better understand the benefits and risks of DBS in Parkinson's disease.

02/05/14

CAB 1302

Canceled

02/12/14

MEB 102

Update on Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis.

Suhayl Dhib-Jalbut, MD

Professor & Chairman

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Learning Objective:  (1) Update on the immuopathogenesis and risk factors in MS. (2)  Update on MS therapies.

02/19/14

CAB 1302

MRI-guided Laser Interstitial Therapy for Intracranial Pathologies:Initial Experience

Shabbar F. Danish, MD

Director,Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery

Director, RWJ Gamma Knife Center

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
RutgersRobert Wood Johnson Medical School

Learning Objective: To discuss the possible roles that MRI-guided laser therapy may have in the care of the neurological patient.

02/26/14

CAB 1302

Adult-Onset Focal Task-Specific Dystonia

Tasneem Peeraully, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology and Neurosciences

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Learning Objective: Define task-specific Dystonia and recognize the etiological heterogeneity;  Describe the three mechanisms proposed to underlie the pathophysiology of dystonia.  Analyze theutility and limitations of  botulinum toxin and occupational/physical  therapy as management options.

03/05/14

CAB 1302

Continuous EEG Monitoring after Acute Brain Injury

Jan Claassen, MD, PhD, FNCS

Assistant Professor  of Neurology &

Neurosurgery Director,

Neurocritical Care Training Program

New York Presbyterian Hospital

Division of Critical Care Neurology

Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Learning Objective:  To describe current uses for continuous EEG and trend analysis in the management of neuroICU patients.

03/12/14

MEB 102

Cardiac Monitoring in Patients with Cryptogenic Stroke

Steven Messé, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Director, Vascular Neurology Fellowship

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Learning Objective: (1) Attendees will learn  that many patients admitted with acute ischemic stroke do not have a clear etiology identified at the time of discharge from the hospital.  (2) Cardiac monitoring frequently identifies occult atrial fibrillation in patients with cryptogenic stroke. (3) The minimum duration and cumulative burden of atrial fibrillation that requires lifelong anticoagulation is unknown.

03/19/14

CAB 1302

Normative Data of Nerve Conduction Studies

Shan Chen, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Learning Objective:  Introduction of the complexity of normative data of nerve conduction studies& up-to-date systemic review of current literature.

03/26/14

CAB 1302

Magnesium and Other Nonpharmacological Treatments for Headaches.

Alexander Mauskop, MD

Director of the New York Headache Center

Professor of Clinical Neurology

SUNY Downstate

Learning Objective:  Learn about the role of magnesium in the pathogenesis and treatment of migraine and other headaches.

04/02/14

CAB 1302

Lecture Canceled

04/09/14

MEB 102

MicroRNA in Multiple Sclerosis

Konstantin Balashov, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Learning Objective:  To review the role of microRNA in MS pathogenesis.

04/16/14

CAB 1302

Case Presentation

Husain Rizvi, MD

Resident

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Learning Objective: (1) Identify the symptoms of the unusual or instructive Neurology cases presented (2) Discuss the management of the cases presented (3) Review journals and other research information to gain information regarding the diagnosis and management of the patient’s care.

04/23/14

CAB 1302

Mechanisms of Axonal Degeneration in Peripheral Neuropathies

Ahmet Hoke MD, PhD, FRCPC

Professor, Neurologyand Neuroscience

Director, Neuromuscular Division

Johns Hopkins University

Learning Objective:  To better understand the role of mitochondria in pathogenesis of distal axonal degeneration in peripheral neuropathies.

04/30/14

No Grand Rounds

(American Academy of Neurology Meeting)

05/07/14

CAB 1302

Neuroendocrine Interactions in Epilepsy: A Bidirectional Relationship

Kartik Sivaraaman, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Learning Objective:  To understand the reciprocal relationship between hormonal changes and epilepsy and its application in the treatment of epilepsy.

05/14/14

MEB 102

Teaching Housestaff to Educate Students with the Effective Use of Fantasy Sports (THESEUS)

Anthony Tobia, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Psychiatry

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Learning Objective:  participants will be able to implement an innovative, programmatic model to enhance residents' teaching efforts. 

05/21/14

CAB 1302

The Artiss L. Powell,  MD Memorial Lecture

Personal Reflections of Memories Lost: The Future of Alzheimer’s Disease

William E. Reichman, MD

President & Chief Executive Officer, Baycrest

Professor of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine University of Toronto

Learning Objective:  (a) be familiar with the historical evolution of our understanding of Alzheimer’s disease; (b) gain knowledge about emerging means to diagnose and intervene in Alzheimer’s disease in its pre-clinical stages.

05/28/14

CAB 1302

Finding Einstein’s Brain

Frederick Lepore, MD

Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Learning Objective:  To explore the cortical anatomy of the foremost genius of the 20th Century.

 

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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