Symposium Winners


PGY-II Fadi Mikhail MD Gene Interactions in Parkinson's Disease: LRRK2 and Tau
PGY-III Tania Rebeiz MD Exceptional Aggressiveness of CCM3 Phenotype: Challenges and Opportunities
PGY-IV Mahesh Padmanaban MD Bilateral Pallidal Deep Brain Stimulation for Generalized Dystonia in Wilson's Disease
Fellow Antonio Iglesias MD
Epileptic Syncope: A Case Report




PGY-II Naoum Issa MD PhD CSWS and the Connections Between Thalamic Relay Nuclei and the Thalamic Reticular Nucleus
PGY-III Shanele McGowan MD Neuropathy as a Presentation of Familial Amyloidosis
PGY-IV Jennifer Liebenthal MD Prone Position and SUDEP
Fellow Kenneth Lee MD
Complications of Epilepsy Surgery: 3 Cases




PGY-II Karina Icay MD Uncontrolled Spasms
PGY-III Lei Shi MD PhD Factors Associated with Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Patients with Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea
PGY-IV Yuan Fan MD PhD Spreading Depression is Preceded by a Rise of Intracellular Chloride
Fellow Anthony Lee MD
Peri-ictal Electrophysiological Characteristics of Nocturnal Generalized Convulsive Seizures




PGY-II Jennifer Liebenthal MD Lymphoma of Adrenal Gland with Associated CNS Lesions: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
PGY-III Laurel Smit MD A Case of Terson Syndrome Status-Post High Volume Lumbar Puncture
PGY-IV Guilleremo Philipps MD
(Child Neuro)
Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous Lacosamide in Children with Intractable Epilepsy
Fellow Rebecca Romero MD
DTI Tractography Correlates with OCT and Confirms Hemi-Macular Defect: A Unique Presentation of Retro-Chiasmatic Neuromyelitis Optica




PGY-II Rhea Salonga MD
(Child Neuro)
Apraxia of Speech as Sole Presentation of a Cortical Stroke 
PGY-III Eric Williamson MD Axonal Injury
PGY-IV Khalilah Brown MD
Diminished Visual Acuity In A Patient With Friedreich’s Ataxia
Fellow Khaled Hammoud
Respiratory Onset Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Clinical Features and Prognosis




PGY-II Anil Yallapragada MD Post-Streptococcal Parkinsonism: A Central Nervous System Manifestation of Rheumatic Fever 
PGY-III Ritesh Kaushal MD Anticoagulation after Dissection: Yes, No, No But..?
PGY-IV Arash Afshinnik MD Evaluation of Current Feeding Practices for Patients with Acute Neurological and Neurosurgical Injuries: 2 Year Prospective Observational Study
Fellow Matthew McCoyd MD




PGY-II Wilson Cueva MD Bilateral Basal Ganglia lesions on MRI Causing Akinetic Mutism (AM) in a Patient with AIDS
PGY-III Arash Afshinnik MD Evaluation of Current Feeding Practices for Patients with Acute Neurological and Neurosurgical Injuries; Clinical, Prospective Observational Study 
PGY-IV Aamir Badruddin MD 4 Aminopyridine Toxicity Mimics Limbic Encephalitis
Fellow Rimas Lukas MD
The Use of Single-Agent EGFR Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors in Recurrent Glioblastoma: A Case Series




PGY-II Arash Afshinnik MD Neurosarcoidosis Masquerading as Posterior Reversible Leukoencephalopathy
PGY-III Vikram Penumalli MD A 49-Year-Old-Female with Hemiparesis, Respiratory Distress, and an Unusual Cause of Cerebral Abscess
PGY-IV Fernando Testai MD PhD
Oxidized Phosphatidylcholine (OxPc) Formation and Action in Oligodendrocytes
Fellow Darshan Shah MD
Peripheral Nerve Hyperexcitability in a Cardiac Transplant Patient