March 2019 Events

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Timothy Vartanian, MD, PhD Professor of Neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College will present Grand Rounds Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Danto Auditorium at the Cardiovascular Center (CVC)

Dr. Vartanian will be presenting:
“From Gut Microbe to Multi-Focal Demyelination: Clostridium perfringens epsilon toxin and the Newly Forming MS Lesion.”
 
Dr. Vartanian is a neurologist and biologist focused on determining the fundamental mechanisms causing demyelination in multiple sclerosis (MS) and defining

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Claire Creutzfeldt, MD, Assistant Professor of the Department of Neurology, University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA will present Grand Rounds Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Danto Auditorium at the Cardiovascular Center (CVC)

Dr. Creutzfeldt will be presenting "Considering Choices after Severe Acute Brain Injury". Dr. Creutzfeldt is a national leader in the growing field of neuro-palliative care with a particular interest in severe acute brain injury. Her current NINDS-funded K23 grant is studying the palliative care needs of patients and families

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Fay B. Horak, PhD, PT, Professor of Neurology at Oregon Health and Sciences University will present Grand Rounds Wednesday, March 13th

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Danto Auditorium at the Cardiovascular Center (CVC)

Dr. Horak will be presenting "Wearable Technology for Gait and Balance Biomarkers of Neurological Disease". Dr. Horak studies the neurophysiology of postural control in humans and the effects of neurological deficits with the goal of improving the neurorehabilitation of balance and gait disorders patients with neurodegenerative