Grand Rounds Schedule
Due to the COVID-19 situation, Neurology Grand Rounds will be via Zoom. Please see updates below. 

September 6, 2019 Neuromyelitis Optica: Resurgence of a 19th century disease with new treatments for the 21st century
Dr. Rob Naismith
MS
September 13, 2019  Recent Advances in the Evaluation and Treatment of Chiari Malformation
Dr. Dave Limbrick
Peds
September 20, 2019 RNA-Targeted Therapeutics for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Dr. Tim Miller
Neuromuscle
September 27, 2019 No Grand Rounds
Neuroscience Retreat

October 4, 2019
 
Update on Biomarkers for Alzheimers Disease
Plasma Abeta42-Abeta40 
Dr. Randy Bateman
tau PET
Dr. Brian Gordon
Memory & Aging
Monday Evening
5PM-6:30PM
October 7, 2019
Holden Auditorium 
Joint Grand Rounds 
Neurology & Neurosurgey
Pediatric Epilepsy: Integration of Advanced Technologies into Clinical Care
Drs. Smyth, Thio, Zempel
 
October 11, 2019 Sleep Disturbances in TBI: From Bench to Bedside... and Beyond
Dr. Miranda Lim
Sleep
October 18, 2019

Endovascular Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke: Future Directions
Dr. Colin Derdeyn
Stroke 

October 25, 2019 Adult Resident CPC
A 70-year-old woman with progressive asymmetric weakness, sensory loss, and pain.
Discussang: Dr. Chris Weihl
Facilitators: Drs. Chris Chou, Helen Hwang, Nirumpama Yechoor
November 1, 2019
9:15AM
Clopton Auditorium
"MRI Insights into Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis"
Dodge Lecture
Dr. Brenda Banwell
November 8, 2019
Moore Auditorium
 
Using a Brain Computer Interface to Remodel Neural Circuits in Chronic Stroke
Dr. Eric Leuthardt
Neuro Rehab
November 15, 2019

Brain Seizes, Heart Freezes: Concepts and Management of Ictal Asystole
Dr. Keith Day
Epilepsy

November 22, 2019

Traumatic Brain Injury and Neurodegeneration--Many Connections
Dr. Terry Kummer
NNICU

Novemeber 29, 2019 No Grand Rounds/Fall Break
December 6, 2019 "Amyloid Aggregates: Friend, or Foe?"
Dr. James Fitzpatrick
General
December 13, 2019

"Quality Improvement: Remix to Readmissions"
PGY 4 Elizabeth Perelstein
QI Lecture

December 20, 2019

Advancing treatment of neonatal post-hemorrhagic hydrocephalus
Dr. Jennifer Strahle
Neurosurgery 

December 27, 2019 No Grand Rounds 
January  3, 2020 No Grand Rounds
January 10, 2020

Gitt Lecture
Dr. Michael Okun

January 17, 2020 “Exploring neuroprotectants against the degenerative effects of newborn hypoxia-ischemia” 
Dr. Rafael Galindo
Peds
January 24, 2020 “A 21-year-old woman with two episodes of transient hemiparesis”
Resident CPC
Omar Butt, Victoria Levasseur & Elizabeth Perelstein
Faculty Disscussant: Dr. Milan Chheda
January 31, 2020

Neurosarcoidosis
Dr. David Clifford
Neuro ID

February 7, 2020

"From cognition to cancer: myelin plasticity in health and disease”
Resident Invited Speaker
Dr. Michelle Monje-Deisseroth

February 14, 2020 No Grand Rounds
February 21, 2020

“A 15 month old boy with hypotonia, global developmental delay, and visual impairment was hospitalized for multi-system organ failure and had a subsequent progressive decline.”
Facilitators: Ben Kay, Jasia Mahdi, Regina Triplett, Kimberly Wiltrout
Discussant: Dr. Shannon Agner

Peds CPC

February 28, 2020

“Opportunity Along the Discovery Frontier for Autism in the IDDRC@WUSTL: Progress and plans at the levels of gene, cell, and brain”
Dr. John Constantino, Dr. Nico Dosenbach, Dr. Kristen Kroll, Dr. Tychele Turner
IDDRC

March 6, 2020

The Sociobiology of Neuro-Onocology: It Takes a Village
Dr. David Gutmann
Neuro Onc

March 13, 2020 Rescheduled for May 1st via Zoom Meetings
Gene and Mutation-Specific Precision Therapies: The COL6 related Dystrophies and Beyond
Resident Invited Speaker
Dr. Carsten Bonnemann
March 20, 2020 Rescheduled for April 17th via Zoom Meetings
“The role of TREM2 and APOE in the brain’s innate immune response to Alzheimer’s type pathology”
Dr. David Holtzman
“Racial differences in Alzheimer disease pathophysiology”
Dr. Suzanne Schindler
Aging & Dementia
March 27, 2020

Rescheduled for May 15th via Zoom Meetings
Dr. Alan Pestronk

Neuromuscle

April 3, 2020 CANCELLED
2020 Goldring Lecture
“Current Concepts in Diagnosis and Management of Neonatal Seizures” 
Dr. Eli Mizrahi
Baylor College of Medicine
Epilepsy
April 10, 2020 CANCELLED
Adult Resident CPC
April 17, 2020
(Zoom Mtg)
 

(recording)
“The role of TREM2 and APOE in the brain’s innate immune response to Alzheimer’s type pathology”
Dr. David Holtzman
“Racial differences in Alzheimer disease pathophysiology”
Dr. Suzanne Schindler
Aging & Dementia

April 24, 2020
(Zoom Mtg)
9:15AM

Joint Peds Neuro and Gen Peds 
Adam Kirton Ped Stroke lecture (previously recorded 2013)
Hosted by Dr. Kristin Guilliams

May 1, 2020
(Zoom Mtg)

(recording) 
Gene and Mutation-Specific Precision Therapies: The COL6 related Dystrophies and Beyond

Resident Invited Speaker
Dr. Carsten Bonnemann

May 8, 2020
(Zoom Mtg)
 
(recording)
"Immunotherapy for multiple sclerosis:  CNS immune surveillance in times of COVID-19"
Dr. Olaf Stuve
MS
May 15, 2020
(Zoom Mtg)
(recording)
"What's in a Nerve? New Cells & A new Treatable Neuropathy"
Dr. Alan Pestronk
Neuromuscle
May 22, 2020
(Zoom Mtg)

‘Decrypting Variants of Unknown Significance in Channelopathy-associated Epilepsy’
Dr. Alfred George Jr. 
IDDRC

May 29, 2020 No Grand Rounds/Symposium 
June 5, 2020
(Zoom Mtg) 
Resident Invited Speaker
Dr. Felicia Chow
June 12, 2020
(Zoom Mtg)
Dr. Narisha Saligrama
MS
June 19, 2020
(Zoom Mtg)

Dr. Derek Holder
Stroke

June 26, 2020
(Zoom Mtg)
Dr. Mwiza Ushe
Movement Disorders

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