Department of Neurology Grand Rounds

All Presentations Are Held in K-307 (3-6408)
9:00 – 10:30 AM

Upcoming 2015 2014 2013

Date Title/Presenter/Affiliation
Jan 10 Developing an ICU EEG Program
Stephen Hantus, M.D.
Associate Staff, Neurology, Departments of Neurology & Epilepsy, Cleveland Clinic
Jan 17 Creative Resilience & Aging: Frank Sinatra’s Aging Rhythm
Jeffrey M. Lyness, M.D.
Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Department of Dean’s Office M&D Administration, University of Rochester Medical Center
Jan 24 The Urgent Need for Biomarkers of Pre-Clinical Alzheimer’s Disease
Mark Mapstone, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neurology, Neurogeriatrics, and Center for Neural Development & Disease, University of Rochester Medical Center
Jan 31 Update in Education
Ralph Jozefowicz, M.D.
Professor of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center
Feb 07 Intermediate Pain Management
Timothy Quill, M.D.
Professor, Medicine, Palliative Care, Medical Humanities and Bioethics, Psychiatry, & Nursing, University of Rochester Medical Center
Feb 14 Advanced Imaging in Malawi: Unraveling the Mysteries of Malaria
Michael Potchen, M.D.
Professor of Imaging Sciences, Departments of Neuroradiology and Radiology, University of Rochester Medical Center
Feb 21 Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy: Recent Advances and Challenges for Therapeutic Trials
Jeffrey M. Statland, M.D.
Senior Instructor; Department of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center
Feb 28 When a Bad Thing Starts to Look Good: New Insights into Neuroinflammation and Alzheimer’s Disease
Kerry O'Banion, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy, Director, MD/PhD Program, University of Rochester Medical Center
Mar 07 Dizziness Presentations: The New Best Part of Your Day
Kevin Kerber, M.D.
Director, Dizziness Clinic, Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Michigan Health System
Mar 14 Through the Gates of the Amygdala: A Connectional Approach to Understanding Psychiatric Syndromes
Julie Fudge, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, University of Rochester Medical Center
Mar 21 Neck Movement Gone Awry: Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical Dystonia
Cynthia L. Comella, M.D.
Professor, Neurological Sciences, Department of Neurology, Rush University Medical Center
Mar 28 TeleStroke 3.0: Defining the Expanding Role for TeleHealth in Cerebrovascular Care
Lee Schwamm, M.D.
Vice Chairman, Department of Neurology, Director, TeleStroke & Acute Stroke Services, Massachusetts General Hospital
Apr 04 Pediatric Status Epilepticus
Tobias Loddenkemper, M.D.
Associate Professor in Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Physician, Department of Neurobiology, Children’s Hospital Boston
Apr 11 The ACGME Milestones Project: The Remedy for Competency Incompetency
Steven L. Lewis, M.D.
Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurologic Sciences, Rush University
Apr 18 The Neural Organization of Object and Action Knowledge
Brad Mahon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Neurosurgery & Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester
Apr 25 Pharmacogenetics of Stroke Treatment
Agnieszka Slowik, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology, Head of Stroke Unit, Jagiellonian University
May 09 Resident Case Presentations
Lauren Loss, M.D. & Anjali Bose-Kolanu, M.D.
Residents, Department of Neurology, UR Medicine
May 16 Mechanisms of Cancer Therapy Associated Neurotoxicity
Jorg Dietrich, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
May 30 New Therapeutic Approach in ALS
Merit E. Cudkowicz, M.D, M.Sc.
Professor of Neurology, Director, MGH MDA ALS Clinic, Chief, Neurology Service, Co-Director, Neurological Clinical Research Institute, Co-Director, Neuromuscular Division, Harvard Medical School
Jun 06 Clinical Approach to Brain Injury in Athletes
Jeffrey Scott Kutcher M.D.
Associate Professor, Director, Michigan NeuroSport, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan
Jun 06 The Evolution of Sports Concussion Management, Diagnosis, and Treatment in the NFL
Joseph C. Maroon, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Team Neurosurgery, The Pittsburgh Steelers
Jun 13 Neuroinformatics for Neonatal Neurocritical Care: Studying Developmental Neurpoplasticity Using a Clinical/EEG/Sleep Database
Mark Scher, M.D.
Division Chief, Pediatric Neurology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Jun 20 Synapses and Microglia: Partners in Activity-Dependent Plasticity
Ania Majewska, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neurobiology & Anatomy, University of Rochester Medical Center
Jul 11 General Neurology Unit Update: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management of Concussion
Davender S. Khera, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center
Jul 11 General Neurology Unit Update: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management of Concussion
Anthony M. Maroldo, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center
Jul 18 Updates in Neurological Critical Care 2014
Manjunath Markandaya, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center
Jul 25 Neuroinfectious Diseases (Excluding HIV-Related Infections)
Gretchen L. Birbeck, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor, Department of Neurology
Aug 01 Management of Children with Multiple Sclerosis: Demyelination During Development
Robert I. Thompson-Stone, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Aug 01 Management of Children with Multiple Sclerosis: Demyelination During Development
Alex R. Paciorkowski, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Aug 08 Neuro-Oncologic Emergencies
Nimish Mohile, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center
Sep 05 State of the Department
Robert Holloway, M.D., M.P.H.
Chair, Edward A. and Alma Vollertsen Rykenboer Chair in Neurophysiology, Professor of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center
Sep 19 HIV Related Neuro Issues
Giovanni Schifitto, M.D., M.S.
Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center
Sep 26 Pediatric Psychiatry
James Hudziak, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Oct 03 TBA
Benjamin Crane, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Rochester Medical Center
Oct 10 TBD
"Goldberg Lecture" - Steven P. Ringel, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair of Neurology, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Oct 17 NMO
Brian G. Weinshenker, M.D.
Professor of Neurology, Mayo Clinic
Oct 24 ALS
"Women in Neurology Goldberg Lecturer" - Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.
Russell N. DeJong Professor of Neurology Director, Program for Neurology Research & Discovery, University of Michigan Health System
Oct 31 Neurorehabilitation
Anna M. Barrett, M.D.
Director, Kessler Foundation Research Center
Nov 07 TBD
Michelle Burack, M.D., Ph.D.
Assisant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center
Nov 14 Patient Centered Outcomes Research
Katia Noyes, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center
Nov 21 SMA
Arthur Burghes, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, The Ohio State University
Dec 12 Geriatric Psychiatry
Yeates Conwell, M.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Geriatric/Psychiatry , University of Rochester Medical Center
Dec 19 Spinocerebellar ataxia
Tetsuo Ashizawa, M.D.
Executive Director, McKnight Brain Institute, The Melvin Greer Professor and Chair of Neurology, University of Florida College of Medicine