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Neurology Grand Rounds

Location

  • Clinical Academic Building
    125 Paterson Street
    Conference Room 1302
    New Brunswick
  • Medical Education Building
  • Near Hospital Atrium
    Conference Room 102
    New Brunswick

Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

01/13/16

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

 

 

Microglia-neuron Communication in Epilepsy

 

Long-Jun Wu, PhD

Assistant Professor

Dept. of Cell Biology & Neuroscience

Rutgers the State University of New Jersey

 

Learning Objectives:  (1) Identify Microglial Hv1 proton channel in epilepsy; (2) Recognize P2Y12 receptor in microglial process extension after epilepsy; (3) Detect CCL2-CCR2 signaling in epilepsy.

 

01/20/16

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Special Joint Neurosurgery-Neurology Guest Lecture

 

Moya Moya Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment

David J. Langer, MD

Chief, Division of Neurosurgery

Lenox Hill Hospital

 

Learning Objectives:  Analyze the diagnosis of Moya Moya disease; discuss management options for symptomatic and asymptomatic patient; discuss surgical techniques for treatment.

 

01/27/16

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

CADASIL: From Cysteine to Stroke

 

Swati Sathe, MD, MS

Associate Professor

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

 

Learning Objectives:  (1) Delineate the phenotypic spectrum of CADASIL  and recognize varied manifestations; (2) Recognize the "not so rare" prevalence of the condition and overlap with other common conditions like MS and vascular dementia; (3) Discuss  molecular genetics, course of illness, prognosis and management

 

02/03/16

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02/10/16

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02/17/16

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C Fiber Neuropathy: A Burning Issue

 

Shan Chen, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objectives:  Identify  with small fiber neuropathy, its pathophysiology, diagnostic measures, and treatment venues.  

 

02/24/16

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain: State of the Evidence

 

Ricardo A. Cruciani MD, PhD

Chairman, Neurology Department

Professor of Neurology

Director, Center for Comprehensive Pain and Palliative Medicine

Institute for Neuroscience

Drexel University

 

Learning Objectives:  (1) Recognize risk associated with opioid prescribing;

(2) Discriminate the fundamentals of safe opioid prescribing (monitoring the patient monitoring, opioid agreement, structured visits, urine toxicology); (3) recognize the current guidelines for opioid prescribing produced by leading pain societies;  (4) Recognize the principles of the interphase of pain and chemical dependency; (5) Implement the principles of risk stratification for opioid prescribing (e.g. SOAP, 4"As").

 

03/02/16

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Achieving Excellent Clinical Teaching

 

Laura Rees Willett, MD

Professor of Medicine

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objectives:  (1) List general attributes of excellent clinical teaching; (2)Review techniques for efficient and effective clinical teaching; (3) Practice micro-skills (“one-minute preceptor”) technique

 

03/09/16

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Modeling Autism Spectrum Disorders: From Mouse Mutants to Induced Human Neural Stem Cells

 

Emanuel DiCicco-Bloom, MD

ProfessorDepartments of Neuroscience & Cell Biology and Pediatrics

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School 

Learning Objectives: To update knowledge of the genetics and pathogenesis of autism.

 

03/16/16

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Current Advances in the Care of Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

 

Kathryn Davis, MD, MTR

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Medical Director of the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and Epilepsy Surgical Program

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Penn Epilepsy Center

 

Learning Objectives: (1) Discuss use of new pharmaceutical treatment options;

(2) Review new surgical treatment options including NeuroPace RNS, Aspire VNS, and Visualize; (3) Introduce new neuroimaging diagnostic methods

 

03/23/16

CAB 1302

 

 

 

Case Presentation

 

Christopher Renner, MD

Resident

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to grasp the latest thinking regarding an unusual clinical situation recently encountered on the neurology service

 

03/30/16

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The Genomics of Tourette Disorder

 

Jay A. Tischfield, Ph.D., FFACMG
MacMillan Distinguished Professor of Genetics, Pediatrics and Psychiatry
Executive Director, Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey

 

Learning Objectives: (1) To decipher he genomic architecture of Tourette Disorder;

(2) To teach the technology used to discern the genetic architecture of neuropsychiatric disorders; (3)To interpret  the technologies available on campus through RUCDR Infinite Biologics®

 

04/06/16

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Molecular Neuro-oncology: New Developments

 

Robert Aiken, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director, Neuro-oncology Program

Rutgers  CINJ & RWJUH

 

Learning Objectives:   Discuss stratification/ prognosis of same-grade tumors by molecular characteristics;  assess clinical trials based on unique mutations; review  molecular themes contributing to gliomagenesis

 

 

 

04/13/16

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

 

Case Presentation

 

Serge Khelemsky, MD

Resident

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to grasp the latest thinking regarding an unusual clinical situation recently encountered on the neurology service.

 

04/20/16

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No Grand Rounds – AAN Conference

04/27/16

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Towards Precision Medicine in MS

 

Suhayl Dhib-Jalbut, MD

Professor and Chairman

Department of Neurology

Rutgers  Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objectives:  (1) Describe updates on therapeutic options in MS; (2) Select appropriate patients for specific therapies

 

05/04/16

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Autoimmune Epilepsy

 

Kartik Sivaraaman, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objectives: (1) Discuss when to suspect an autoimmune etiology behind epilepsy; (2) Define the pathophysiology behind autoimmune epilepsy;  (3) Examine the current opinions on management of autoimmune epilepsy.

 

05/11/16

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The LRRK2 Gene as a Route to the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

 

Rachel Saunders-Pullman, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Neurology

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

 

Learning Objectives: To use the latest data on the geneomics and translational potential of the LRRK2 gene in the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinsons.

 

 

05/18/16

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Evaluation and Treatment of Headache: A Focus on Migraine and Psychiatric Comorbidities

 

Mia Minen, MD, MPH

Director, NYU Langone Headache Center
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
NYU Langone Medical Center


Learning Objectives: (1) Identify  a general  approach to patients who present with headache pain, specifically migraine;
(2) Distinguish the psychiatric comorbidities associated with migraine including depression, anxiety, PTSD and abuse; (3)  Recognize psychopharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment options available for these patients

 

05/25/16

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The Long Way Around - The Clinical Lessons of Errant Visual Neuroanatomy

 

Frederick E. Lepore, MD

Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objectives:  To attain greater familiarity with  the anatomical complexity of the afferent and efferent visual pathways for purposes of clinical localization and therapy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey designates each session of this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 Department of Neurology

125 Paterson Street, Suite 6200

New Brunswick, NJ  08901

(732) 235-7337

lipperla@rutgers.edu or golbe@rutgers.edu


 

Grand Rounds Archive

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For additional information contact:
Laurie Lipper, Grand Rounds Coordinator
RWJMS – Dept. of Neurology
125 Paterson Street - Suite 6218
New Brunswick , New Jersey 08901
Phone: (732) 235-7337 or Email:lipperla@rwjms.rutgers.edu