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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

NO GRAND ROUNDS

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

New Developments in Pseudobulbar Affect

Jonathan Fellus, MD

Independent Research Consultant

Learning Objective:   At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to: recognize new phenomenology of PBA, especially in a setting of traumatic brain injury

 

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

Update on Experimental Vaccines and Drug Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease

Lawrence I. Golbe, MD

Professor of Neurology

Director, Division of Movement Disorders

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Learning Objective: At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to:  understand the latest in pharmacotherapy so that their patients can be kept apprised and referred to appropriate trials.

11/19/14

MEB 102

Case Presentation

Yulia Orlova, MD

PGY3 Resident in Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Learning Objective: At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to:  grasp the latest thinking regarding an unusual clinical situation recently encountered on the neurology service.

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