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2014-2015 Neurology Grand Rounds - 8:00 - 9:00 am - West Pavilion Auditorium

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2010-2011 GR; 2011-2012 GR; 2012-2013 GR, 2013-2014 GR
DateSectionSection HeadSpeakerTitle
9-5-14 Dementia Morris John C. Morris, MD
Friedman Distinguished Professor of Neurology
Director, Knight Alzheimer Disease Research Center
Tammie L Benzinger MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Division, Diagnostic Radiology
Section, Neuroradiology
Randall Bateman, MD
Charles F. and Joanne Knight Distinguished Professor of Neurology
Washington University School of Medicine
“The Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network – Delineating and Preventing Preclinical AD”
9-12-14 Neuromuscle Pestronk Anne M. Connolly, MD
Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
Washington University School of Medicine
"Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Promise and Hope"
9-19-14 Resident Invited Speaker Davis/Curfman Nancy J. Newman, MD
LeoDelle Jolley Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology
Instructor in Neurological Surgery,
Emory University School of Medicine
Lecturer in Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
Director, Section of Neuro-Ophthalmology
"Neuro-Ophthalmology Update"
9-26-14 Peds Neurology Schlaggar Michael “Mish” Shoykhet, MD, PhD
Instructor, Department of Pediatrics
Division of Critical Care Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
  "Beyond cell death: brain injury in cardiac arrest"
10-3-14 Resident Invited Speaker David/Curfman Jeffrey D. Rothstein MD, PhD
The John W. Griffin Director, Brain Science Institute
Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience
Director, Robert Packard Center for ALS Research
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
"C9orf72 – ALS and Dementia- The new Biology of RNA Based Neurodegenerative Disease"
10-10-14 Neuro-Aids Clifford David B. Clifford, MD
Melba and Forest Seay Professor of Clinical Neuropharmacology
in Neurology and Professor of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine 
10-17-14 Resident Invited Speaker Davis/Curfman Mark D'Esposito, MD
Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology
Director, Henry H. Wheeler, Jr. Brain Imaging Center
University of California, Berkeley
Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute
"Large-scale organization of the human brain: implications for health and disease"
10-24-14 MS Cross Dean M. Wingerchuk, MD
Professor of Neurology
Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale AZ
"Neuromyelitis Optica: Creation and Evolution"
10-31-14 *DODGE LECTURE Schlaggar Tallie Z. Baram, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, Anatomy & Neurobiology, & Neurology
University of California, Irvine
"How does the brain become epileptic? From the clinic to the lab- and back" 
11-7-14 NNICU Diringer

Michael N. Diringer, MD
Professor of Neurology
Director of the Neurology-Neurosurgery
Intensive Care Unit
Washington University School of Medicine

"Subarachnoid hemorrhage revisited: what really causes brain injury"


11-14-14 Sleep Yamada/Taghert

William Schwartz, MD

Professor of Neurology

University of Massachusetts

Medical School

"Clocks Interrupted:  Circadian Syndromes in Clinical Practice" 
11-21-14 General Ances

Susannah Calahan

Beau Ances, MD, PhD, MSc

Associate Professor Neurology

Washington University School of Medicine

Gregg Day, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Knight Alzheimer Disease 

Research Center

Post-Doctoral Fellow


"Brain on Fire:

A Month of Madness, a Decade of Research and a Discussion of What Comes Next" 

12-5-14 Movement Disorders Perlmutter

Joel S. Perlmutter, MD

Elliot Stein Family Professor of NeurologyProfessor Radiology, Neurobiology, Occupational Therapy & Physical Therapy

Head, Movements Disorders

Washington University 
School of Medicine 

"Neuroimaging Biomarkers of PD:  Facts & Fantasy" 
12-12-14 PEDS Resident Invited Speaker Meddles

Christopher Giza, MD
Professor of Pediatric Neurology & Neurosurgery 

UCLA Brain Injury Research Center 

Director, UCLA Steve Tisch Brain SPORT: Sports Concussion - Mild TBI Program

Interdepartmental Programs for Neuroscience & Biomedical Engineering

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA 

Mattel Children's Hospital - UCLA

"A Little Bit of this and a Little Bit of That: Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury from the ICU to the sideline" 
12-19-14 Adult Resident CPC Davis/Curfman

David Carpenter, MD 

Associate Professor, Neurology

Director, Comprehensive Outpatient Stroke Center

Washington University School of Medicine

"A 69 year old woman with respiratory failure" 
1-9-15 Epilepsy Hogan

 R. Edward Hogan, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Director, Adult Epilepsy Center

Washington University School of Medicine

New Treatments in Epilepsy 
1-16-15 Stroke Lee

Colin Derdeyn, MD

Professor, Radiology

Division of Diagnostic Radiology

Neuroradiology Section

Professor, Neurology & Neurological Surgery

Program Director, Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology 

Director for the Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Washington University/BJH


Recent Clinical Trails for Revascularization in Stroke


1-23-15 Rehab Corbetta

Maurizio Corbetta, MD

Norma J Stupp Professor of Neurology

Professor of Radiology, Anatomy & Neurobiology

Chief, Division of Neurorehabilitation

Washington University  

The Effects of Stroke on Behavior & the Functional Organization of the Brain 
1-30-15 Adult Resident CPC

Kristy Yuan

Blake Newman

Lynn Zhang

R. Brian Sommerville,MD 

Associate Professor, Neurology

Neuromuscular Division

Washington University

"49 Year Old Woman with Recurrent Fevers & Altered Mental Status" 
 2-6-15  Neuro-Oncology  Gutmann

David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD

Donald O. Schnuck Family Professor

Dept of Neurology

Director, Neurofibromatosis Center

Washington University School of Medicine 

"The management of brain tumors in NF1" 
2-13-15 General Neurology Awadalla

Rick F. Lewis, MD

Associate Professor, Otolaryngology and Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Faculty, Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology

Medical Director, Jenks Vestibular Laboratory

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary



Advances in the Diagnosis    & Treatment of Vestibular Disorders

2-20-15 Adult Resident CPC




Glenn Lopate, MD

Associate Professor, Neurology

Division of Adult Neurology & Neuromuscular Disease 

"A 33 y/o Woman Presents with Blurred Vision, Headaches and Tingling in the Feet" 


3-6-15 Brendon's Smile Pediatric Stroke Lecture Schlaggar

Michael Rivkin, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Harvard Medical School

Director, Neurology Inpatient Services

Director, Cerebrovascular Disorders and Stroke Program

Boston Children's Hospital 

"Neonatal Stroke: Progress One Step at a Time" 
3-13-15 Neurosurgery Dacey

 Wilson Zachary Ray, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery


"Advances in Nerve Transfer Procedures" 
3-20-15 Sleep Yamada

 Paul Shaw, PhD

Associate Professor

Anatomy & Neurobiology

Dept of Anatomy & Neurobiology

Washington University School of Medicine

"Can Sleep Fix a Broken Brain" 




Hal Blumenfeld, MD, PhD 

Professor of Neurology, of Neurobiology and of Neurosurgery

Director, Yald Clinical Neuroscience Imaging Center

Consciousness Networks in Epilepsy 


*CONNOR Auditorium FLTC

Ances Ralph L. Sacco, MD, MS, FAHA, FAAN
Professor and Olemberg Chair of Neurology
Executive Director, McKnight Brain Institute
Chief of Neurology
Jackson Memorial Miller School of Medicine
University of Miami
"Addressing Stroke Disparities: From Prevention to Acute Treatment" 
4-10-15 Dementia Morris

John Cirrito, PhD

Associate Professor Neurology

Washington University School of Medicine 

"Antidepressants make plaques unhappy:  Serotonin signaling regulates Aβ metabolism in mouse models of AD"
4-17-15 Neuromuscle Pestronk

Alan Pestronk, MD

Professor of Neurology, Pathology & Immunolgy

Director Neuromuscular Division

Director Neuromuscular Clinical Laboratory 

"Immune & Inflammatory Myopathies:  Pathology Directs Diagnosis & Treatment"
5-1-15 Peds Resident CPC


Kit Meddles

Alex Fay

Heather Riordan

Bryan McGill, MD           Instructor

Division of Pediatric & Developmental Neurology

Dept. of Neurology

Washington University

"15 month old with developmental regression, dystonia and seizures" 
5-8-15 MS Cross

Benjamin M. Segal, MD

Holtom-Garrett Professor of Neurology

Director, Multiple Sclerosis Center

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 

"Pathogenic and Pro-Regenerative Roles of Myeloid Cells in CNS Injury"
5-29-15 Movement Disorders Perlmutter

Morvarid Karimi, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Dept of Neurology

Washington University School of Medicine

"The Role of Dopamine & Dopaminergic Pathways in Dystonia: Insights From Neuroimaging" 
6-5-15 Stroke Lee

Allyson Zazulia, MD 

Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education

Associate Professor of Neurology & Radiology

Washington University School of Medicine

Atrial Fibrillation & Stroke:
Advances in Diagnosis and Management 
6-12-15 Neuropsychology Petersen

         Joseph Culver, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology
Department of Radiology 
Washington University School of Medicine 


 Optical Imaging of Spontaneous Brain Activity
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