Neurology Grand Rounds Winter 2015

 Please join us for Senior Resident Didactics, every Thursday at 3:30pm, in K-069 before Neurology Grand Rounds

On March 19, 2015, Senior Resident Didactics and Grand Rounds will be held in T435


Presentation Title


4:30 PM

Clinicopathological Conference: Pediatric Epilepsy

Catherine Otten, MD, Neurology Resident
Stephanie Carapetian, MD, Neurology Resident
James W. M. Owens, Jr., MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology & Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Hospital
4:30 PM
How do AQP4 antibodies access the CNS of NMO patients? What happens when they get there?: Studies using a novel BBB model
Richard Ransohoff, MD, Sr. Biogen Idec Research Fellow
4:30 PM
Clinicopathological Conference: A Case of Persistent Altered Mental Status
Brian Lundstrom, MD, PhD, Neurology Resident
Ina Ly, MD, Neurology Resident
Christina Marra, MD, Professor, Department of Neurology, Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, University of Washington
4:30 PM
Lewy Body Parkinson's disease: Etiology, Pathogenesis, and Pathology from a Mendelian Genetic Perspective
Matt Farrer, PhD, Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Neurogenetics and Translational Neurosciences, Don Rix BC Leadership Chair in Genetic Medicine, University of British Columbia
4:30 PM
Metabolic Brain Networks as Disease Biomarkers: From Computer to Bedside

David Eidelberg, MD

Susan and Leonard Feinstein Professor of Neuroscience
Director, Center for Neurosciences
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System

Director, Morris K. Udall Center for Parkinson's Disease Research
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System

4:30 PM
Brain Tumors in Mouse and Man Eric Holland, MD, PhD
Senior VP and Director, Human Biology Division
Director, Solid Tumor Translational Research, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and UW Medicine
Director, Nancy and Buster Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Chap and Eve Alvord and Elias Alvord Chair in Neuro-Oncology, UW Medicine
Professor of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington
4:30 PM
Small Molecule Photoswitches for Vision Restoration Russell Van Gelder, MD, PhD
Boyd K. Bucey Professor and Chair, Ophthalmology
University of Washington
4:30 PM
HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders Kevin Robertson, PhD
Director Neuropsychology
Adult Neurology, AIDS Dementia Center
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
4:30 PM
Jeffrey Ojemann, MD
Division Chief of Neurosurgery, Director of Epilepsy Surgery, and Co-Director, Epilepsy Program, Pediatric Epilepsy Center at Seattle Childrens Hospital
Richard G. Ellenbogen Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Washington School of Medicine
4:30 PM
James F Howard Jr., MD
James F. Howard Distinguished Professor of Neuromuscular Disease, Professor of Neurology & Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

4:30 PM

Grand Rounds will be held in T435 of the Health Sciences Building



Katherine Matthews, MD
Director, Division of Neurology, Behavior, and Development
Director, Muscular Dystrophy Clinic
Director, Iowa Neuromuscular Program
Professor of Pediatrics  - Neurology and Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Professor of Neurology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

4:30 PM
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Courtney Francis, MD
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
University of Washington School of Medicine