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Grand Rounds

Department of Neurology The University of Chicago

Neurology Grand Rounds

 

Time: 7:30am (unless noted otherwise below)
Location: varies, please see the list below
Recurrence: every Thursday
Supervising Faculty: Helene Rubeiz
  click here for a list of previous years

 

Date

  Grand Rounds

Sep 

 

 

5

 

 

Shasha Wu, MD, PhD

Getting the Most out of Epilepsy Surgery

Location:  A111

Sep

 

 

12

 

 

Narayanan Kasthuri, MD, PhD

Industrial Brain Mapping

Location: J103

Sep 26

Douglas Goodin, MD

Modeling Genetic Susceptibility to MS

Location:  A111

Oct 3  

Peter Nagele, MD

Crossing Disciplines: Using Anesthetic Drugs to Treat Mental Health Disorders 

Location:  J103

Oct 10  

Ralph Sacco, MD, MS, Professor and Olemberg Chair of Neurology,  University of Miami

Forecasting a Brighter Future for Preventing Stroke and
Cognitive Decline

Location:  A109
 

Oct 17  

David S Liebeskind, MD, Professor of Neurology, UCLA Department of Neurology

The Role of Collaterals in Determining Fast and Slow Progressors

Location: J103

Oct 24  

Sebastian Urday, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital

Targeting Secondary Brain Injury in Intracerebral Hemorrhage: Peri-Hematomal Edema

Location:  J103

Oct 31  

Joel Voss, PhD, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Stimulating the hippocampal network to control episodic memory

Location:  J103

Nov 7

Fernando Goldenberg, MD, University of Chicago

Prognosticating outcome in acute severe brain injury: A cautionary tale

Location:  M137

Nov  14

Veronica Ciprianni, MD, University of Chicago

Demyelinating Disease Associated with TNF-α Inhibitors

Location:  M137

December 5

Kourosh Rezania, MD, University of Chicago

Amyloid Neuropathies

Location:  J103

December 12

Charles Abrams, MD, PhD, University of Illinois

Connexins in Myelinating Glia

Location:  J103

January  9

Title:  Why A Neurologist Should Care About a “Boring” Breathing Disorder

Location:  J103

January  16

Chris Goetz, MD, Rush University Medical Center

Title:  Deep phenotyping as a driver for clinical innovation:
Strategies from Charcot to the 21st century

Location:  M137

January  23

Andrew Naidech, Northwestern Medical Center

Title:  Bedside to Date to Bedside - Data-driven discovery for biologically plausible treatments for intracranial hemorrhage

Location:  M137

February  6

Christian Hansel, PhD, University of Chicago

Title:  Study motor problems to understand non-motor cognitive dysfunction The dual role of cerebellar deregulation in autism

Location:  J103

February 13

Sandra Rose, MD, University of Chicago

Title:  Catamenial Epilepsy: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Treatment Options

Location:  J103

February  27

Mostafa El Dafrawy, MD

Title:  TBD

Location:  J103

March  5

Conrad "Chris" Weihl, MD, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis

Title:  Unifying Neurodegeneration and Myodegeneration: The Pathomechanistic Connection of IBM, ALS and FTD

Location:  J103

March  12

Sahar Zafar, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital - CANCELED DUE TO TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

Title:  TBD

Location:  J103

March 26

Laura Rosen, MD, PhD, Takeda Pharmaceuticals - CANCELED DUE TO TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

Title:  TBD

Location:  J103

April  2

John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania - CANCELED DUE TO TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

Title:  Mixed Pathologies in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Location:  J103

May

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diane Altkorn, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Section of General Medicine
The University of Chicago

 

Title:

Update on COVID-19

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand the clinical manifestations and course of COVID-19
  • To be able to access and use AgileMD pathways for the care of patients with symptoms of COVID-19
  • To be aware of useful, frequently updated resources during this rapidly changing clinical environment

UChicago Box Link:

https://uchicago.box.com/s/h51x1j0yotca9ba7hrmegm0c529b81ps

 

May

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jacqueline Bernard MD FAAN, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University
 

Title:

Extending Ourselves Beyond COVID-19: Incorporating virtual visits into medical education

Learning Objectives:

  • Distinguish synchronous vs asynchronous visits
  • Define "Webside" manners
  • Pitfalls of Digital visits

U Chicago Box Link:

https://uchicago.box.com/s/w9c9xti4b04k0v 77ssz5bff161n16igv

May

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mohamad Koubeissi, MD, Professor of Neurology, Director of the Epilepsy Center, and Program Director of Epilepsy Fellowship at George Washington University in Washington, DC. 

Title:

Deep Brain Stimulation in Epilepsy

Learning Objectives:

  • Know brain structures that have been investigated as targets for deep brain stimulation (DBS) in epilepsy
  • Know preclinical studies and early clinical trials that used low frequency stimulation in epilepsy
  • Appreciate that white matter tracts and other novel targets may be optimal targets for DBS in certain epilepsies

UChicago Box Link

https://uchicago.box.com/s/w9c9xti4b04k0v77ssz5bff161n16igv

 

Drop Box Link

https://www.dropbox.com/s/5p3w1suy3atykw5/zoom_0.mp4?dl=0

 

May

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presented by Dr. Magdalena Anitescu, Professor of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, University of Chicago

Title:

Not Just Another Epidural: Interventional Pain Advances in Neurological Disorders

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify common pain syndrome in neurological disorders
  • Identify multidisciplinary collaborative pathways for optimal pain treatment outcomes in patients with neurologic disorders
  • Describe advances in interventional pain management readily available for patient with chronic pain due to various neurological conditions

UChicago Box Link

https://uchicago.box.com/s/w9c9xti4b04k0v77ssz5bff161n16igv  

Drop Box Link

https://www.dropbox.com/s/5p3w1suy3atykw5/zoom_0.mp4?dl=0

June

 

 

4

 

 

Dr. Chris Kramer, Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Chicago

Topic:

Creating A Culture of Wellness in Neurology

Objectives:

  • Understand what wellness means and how it applies to healthcare and neurology
  • Explore the general wellness and the opinions and of the members of the neurology department regarding wellness
  • Discuss possible ways in which the wellness of the members of the neurology department can be improved

UChicago Box Link

https://uchicago.box.com/s/wdg10xgr16i196olgc86e0rj252sv1s5

Drop Box Link

https://www.dropbox.com/s/5p3w1suy3atykw5/zoom_0.mp4?dl=0

June

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presented by: Adrienne Boire, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Neurology

Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program

Brain Tumor Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Title:

Leptomeningeal Metastasis: Finding Pattern in (apparent) Chaos

Learning Objectives:

  • Learning Objective 1:Understand the functional anatomy of the leptomeningeal space
  • Learning Objective 2:Describe cancer cell adaptations to the leptomeninges
  • Learning Objective 3:Characterize the evolutionary biology in leptomeningeal metastasis

 

UChicago Box Link

https://uchicago.box.com/s/cljwl23r7wu1jmn8he9m49hsl4wmcimn

 

Drop Box Link

https://www.dropbox.com/s/lny10cgbkhuc2n0/zoom_1.mp4?dl=0

June 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Julian Solway, MD, Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Chicago

Topic:

How to Do Research at the University of Chicago

Objectives:

  • Describe the Institute for Translational Medicine
  • Identify opportunities for assistance with funding proposal development
  • Identify opportunities for assistance with clinical research development and execution

UChicago Box Link

https://uchicago.box.com/s/k0a6m124vdafl5l3rj36hcmn3qji5f5d

 

Drop Box Link

https://www.dropbox.com/s/unm75y75ndq2qyo/zoom_0.mp4?dl=0