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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

 

09/09/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

Moya Moya Diseas: Diagnosis and Treatment

 

David J. Langer, MD

Chief, Division of Neurosurgery 

Lenox Hill Hospital

 

Learning Objective:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to:  Analyze the diagnosis of moya-moya disease;    Discuss management options for symptomatic and asymptomatic patients; Discuss surgical techniques for treatment .

 

0916/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/23/15

Rett Syndrome: Research Update

 

Aleksandra Djukic, MD.,PhD
Director, Tri-State Rett Syndrome Center
Professor of Neurology
Montefiore Medical Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 

Learning Objectives:  At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to: Identify the nature of Rett syndrome; Comprehend information about basis science progress towards curing RS; Be aware of the current state of translation research in RS.

 

No Grand Rounds (Yom Kippur)

 

09/30/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Case Presentation

 

Vimala Vajjala, MD

Resident

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objective: 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.

 

10/07/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

Management of Patients with TIA

 

Deviyani Mehta, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objective: At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to: Identify which patient with TIA need to be admitted; Strategize workup for patients with TIA; Discuss treatment of patients with TIA.

 

 

10/14/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

Case Presentation

 

Haroon Ahmad, MD

Resident

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objective: 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.

 

10/21/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

 

Case Presentation

 

Juan Ramos-Canseco, MD

Resident

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objective: 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.

 

10/28/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

 

New Trial Designs for Epilepsy

 

Jacqueline A. French MD

Professor of Neurology

NYU Langone School of Medicine


Learning Objective: At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to: Explain the drawbacks of current epilepsy trial designs used to approve new antiepileptic drugs; Describe the advantages of “time to event” trials.

 

11/04/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

Case Presentation

 

Yeva Fernandez,  MD

Chief Resident

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objective: 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.

 

11/11/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

Advances in Reperfusion Therapies for Stroke

 Andrei V. Alexandrov, MD
Semmes-Murphey Professor and Chairman 
Department of Neurology
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center 

 

Learning Objective: At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to: Learn results of recent acute stroke treatment trials; Learn patient selection for reperfusion therapies; Learn ongoing clinical trial methodology.

 

11/18/15

MEB 102

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Developments in the Pure Tauopathies

 

Lawrence I. Golbe, MD

Professor

Director, Division of Movement Disorders

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objective: At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to:

Become familiar with new data on the causes, diagnostic procedures and treatment trials in the degenerative brain disorders that feature exclusively tau protein aggregation.

 

11/25/15

 

12/02/15

MEB 102

 

 

 

 

No Grand Rounds (Thanksgiving)

 

Evaluations and Outcomes of Traumatically Induced Disorders of Consciousness

 

Brian D. Greenwald, MD

Medical Director, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Center for Head Injuries

Associate Medical Director, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute

Clinical Associate Professor

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objective: At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to: Discuss the best  methods of evaluating patients with disorders of consciousness;

Know the proposed mechanisms of why patients in a vegetative state do not experience pain;  Understand the risks and benefits of pain medications in persons who have suffered traumatic brain injury

 

12/09/15

CAB 1302

 

 

 

 

 

 

Optimizing Bone Health In Neurology Patients

 

Julia P. Grimes, DO, MPH, CCD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Department of Medicine

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objective: At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to: Diagnose and manage osteoporosis as a cause and complication of neurological disorders; Tailor treatment in neurology patients.

12/16/15

MEB 102

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issues at the Borderline Between Psychiatry and Neurology:  Early Drug-induced Parkinsonism vs Early Parkinson’s Disease

 

Jacob Sage, MD

Professor

Department of Neurology

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Learning Objective: At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to: Differentiate drug-induced parkinsonism from early Parkinson’s disease.

 

 

 

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


 

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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