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Grand Rounds Presentations

Each week, faculty members in the departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery meet for grand rounds lectures on evolving areas and new trends in their field. Many of these presentations are available below.

Videos of Grand Rounds Presentations for 2022
Implicit Bias in Clinical Practice - Carla Keirns, MD Ph.D., Associate Professor, History & Philosophy of Medicine, Associate Professor, Palliative Medicine , University of Kansas Medical Center - 9/23/2022
The Brain-Kidney Axis: Insights into Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment & Dementia - Aditi Gupta, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Nephrology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 9/16/2022
Military Related TBI - Patrick Jon Armistead-Jehle, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Munson Army Health Center, Fort Leavenworth - 9/9/2022
Hereditary Amyloidosis: Updates on Diagnosis & Management - Mamatha Pasnoor, MD, Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 9/2/22
Neuromuscular Approach to VUS - Mazen Dimachkie, MD, Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Cente - 8/26/22
Cognitive Impairment After Stroke: Predictors and Potential for Recovery - Sabreena Slavin, MD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 8/19/22
The Autonomic Nervous System: A Broad Clinical Overview and Potential Autonomic Effects from Mild Traumatic Brain Injury - Glen A. Cook, MD Education Committee Chair, American Autonomic Society Director, Neurology Residency Program, National Capital Consortium Assistant Professor of Neurology, Uniformed Services University Bethesda, MD, USA - 8/12/22
Principles that Patients have Taught me during 50 years in Neurosurgery - R. Michael Scott, MD, Professor, Neurosurgeon in-Chief emeritus, Christopher K. Fellows Family Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery, Boston Children’s Hospital - 8/5/22
Psychiatric Comorbidities in Concussion: The Diagnosis is Made. Now how do you treat it? - Amanda Klass, DO, Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Services, University of Kansas Medical Center - 7/29/22
Advances in Disease Management of Generalized Myasthenia Gravis by Reducing Levels of IgG Autoantibodies - James Howard Jr, MD, Professor Neurology, UNC School of Medicine - 7/22/22
Tips on Improving Diagnosis and Management in Lewy Body Disease - Ryan Townley, MD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology University of Kansas Medical Center - 7/15/22
An Update on Alzheimer’s Disease; New Strategies Across the Disease Continuum - Pierre N. Tariot, MD, Research Professor of Psychiatry, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Director, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, Phoenix, Arizona - 7/8/22
Neurological Emergencies and Diagnostic Considerations - Tekalign Burka, MD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 6/24/22
Epilepsy Management: Beyond Seizures and Surgery - Vishal Shah, MBBS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology University of Kansas Medical Center - 6/17/22
Epilepsy and Smell - Ryan Lay, MD, Epilepsy Fellow, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 6/3/22
Asymptomatic HyperCkemia - Ameen Tajuddin, MBBS, Neuromuscular Fellow, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 5/27/22
Dude, Where's my Epilepsy Surgery?; Barriers To Surgical Epilepsy Treatment - Daniah Shamim, MD, Chief Resident PGY-4, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 5/20/22
The Utilization of Opiates: Use or Abuse? - Raj Mitra, MD, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center - 5/13/22
Acute Nutritional Neuropathy - Ian Bakk, MD, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 5/6/22
Neurological and Musculoskeletal Manifestations of Wild Type Transthyretin Amyloidosis - Kourosh Rezania, MD, FAAN, Associate Professor of Neurology, Co-director of ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic, University of Chicago - 4/29/22
Neuromodulatory Devices in Epilepsy - Obiefuna Nwabueze, MD, PGY-4 Neurology Resident, University of Kansas Medical Center - 4/15/22
Distal Weakness: Repeat Genetic Testing, Different Results & Management - Mai Yamakawa, MD, PGY-4 Neurology Resident, University of Kansas Medical Center - 4/15/22
The Influence of Amyloid Precursor Protein on Mitochondrial Quality Control - Joseph Pleen, DO, Dementia Fellow, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 4/1/22
Huntington’s Disease. Where Do We Go Next? - Richard Dubinsky, MD MPH, Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 3/25/22
EEG Monitoring in ICU and management of Status Epilepticus - Utku Uysal, MD, Associate Professor, Determent of Neurology - 3/18/22
Food for Thought: The Microbiome-Gut-Brain Axis and its Role in Migraine Management - Dorlyne Brchan, MD, Headache Fellow, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City - 3/11/22
Stroke Simulation Project - Kyle Dack, MD, Chief Resident, Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 3/4/22
Gene Therapies in Neurology - Muhtadi Islam, MD PhD, PGY-4 Resident, Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 3/4/22
Updates in the Management of Neuropathy - Swathy Chandrashekhar, MD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 2/25/22
Deep Brain Stimulation for Epilepsy - Robert Fisher, MD, Professor and Director, Stanford Epilepsy Center, Stanford University - 2/11/22
The Purpose and Meaning of Performance Validity Testing in Neuropsychology - Carrie Spresser, PhD, Assistant, Clinical Professor, Dept. of Neuropsychology, University of Kansas Health System - 2/4/22
Dementia Prevention: Is it Possible? - Jeff Burns, MD, Co-Director, SOM-Kansas City, Director of the Clinical and Translational Science Unit, Director of the Clinical and Translational Science Unit , Director, Memory Care Clinical University of Kansas Health System, Division Director, Neurocognitive Division, SOM-Kansas City - 1/28/22
Myocardial Injury & the Risk of Stroke - Alexander Merkler, MD, Assistant Professor, Well Cornell Medicine - 1/21/22
Implementation of Precision Therapeutics in Dystonia and Cerebral Palsy: Challenges and Opportunities - Rose Gelineau Morel, MD, Assistant Program Director, Clinical Assistant Professor Pediatrics, Children’s Mercy Hospital - 1/14/22
Videos of Grand Rounds Presentations

Videos of Grand Rounds Presentations for 2021
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors Role in Ischemic Stroke Recovery - Laith Maali, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 12/17/21
Stenting for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: Stent Failure or System Failure? - Michael G. Abraham, MD, FAHA, Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology and Radiology, Director of Stroke Research ABPN Board-Certified Neurologist, UCNS Subspecialty Board-Certification in Neurocritical Care, Interventional Neurologist - 12/10/21
Amyloid Precursor Protein and Mitochondria - Heather Wilkins, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 12/3/21
Abusive Head Trauma: Concepts, Controversies and Conspiracy Theories - Mark Dias, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery, Vice Chair, Penn State Health - 11/12/21
Presynaptic neuromuscular junction disorders - Jane Distad, MD, Associate Professor, Director, EMG , Department of Neurology, UW Medicine - 10/29/21
Updates in Sleep–A Pandemic with Covidsomnia, Recalls, and Break Throughs - Erin Longbrake, MD, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurology, Program Director, Neuroimmunology Fellowship Director, Clinical Research in Neuroimmunology, Yale School of Medicine - 10/22/21
Updates in Sleep–A Pandemic with Covidsomnia, Recalls, and Break Throughs - Suzanne Stevens, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 10/15/21
Traumatic Brain Injury and its Relationship to Neurodegenerative DiseaseRyan Townley, MD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 10/8/21
Contemplations of a Last Mohican or the Last Gasps of a Neanderthal: The Future of Open Cerebrovascular Surgery - Carlos David, M.D. Lahey Clinic/Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Tufts University Burlington, Massachusetts - 10/1/21
Responsive Stimulation of the Thalamus: the Spectrum Experience - David Burdette, MD Spectrum Health Grand Rapids, MI - 9/24/21
M2’s The Next Frontier - Jeremy Peterson, MD Assistant Professor Deptartment of Neurosurgery University of Kansas Medical Center - 9/17/21
Device-aided Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease and Essential Tremor – What Do Patients Want? Ludy Chen Shih, MD, MMSc, FAAN, FANA Associate Professor, Neurology Boston University School of Medicine - 9/10/21
Coma: Prognostication and Promise of Neuroimaging - Abid Qureshi, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology University of Kansas Medical Center - 9/2/21

Pediatric functional neurological disorder - Julio Quezada, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Children’s Mercy Hospital - 8/27/21

Spinal CSF Leaks: Fix, Find, Reward - Jeremy Cutsforth-Gregory, MD, FAAN Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science - 8/13/21
Neuromuscular complications of diabetes mellitus - Matthew Varon, MD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 8/6/21
Update on Autoimmune and Hereditary etiologies of Small Fiber Neuropathy - Ahmed M Eldokla, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, Director of Neuromuscular Division, Medical Director of Neuromuscular Center at Upstate Bone & Joint Department of Neurology SUNY Upstate Medical University - 7/30/21
Mitochondria and Mitochondrial Cascades in Alzheimer’s Disease - Russell Swerdlow, MD, Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 7/23/21
"Quick Radic: Effective and Efficient Evolution of Extremity Pain" - Erik Ensrud, MD, Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 7/16/21
"Cerebral antioxidants in aging and neurological disorders" - In-Young Choi, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 7/9/21
"Myasthenia gravis during the COVID-19 pandemic: the KU experience with in-person, telehealth, and telephone follow-up visits" - Constantine Farmakidis, MD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 6/25/21
"Imbalance in Sjogren's Syndrome" - Duaa Jabari, MD Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 6/18/21
"Race, Gender and Headache: Disparities in Headache Medicine" - Kendall Wyllie, MD, Children's Mercy Headache Fellow - 5/28/21
"Current issues in Neurohospitalist Practice" - Brenton Massey, DO, Assistant Professor, Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 5/28/21
"Cutaneous Manifestations in Neuromuscular Diseases" - Mohammed Rahman, MD, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow at the University of Kansas Medical Center - 5/21/21
"Hitting Snooze in the ICU: The Effect of Sleep On the Critically Ill" - Vishal Saini, DO, Chief Resident, Neurology at the University of Kansas Medical Center - 5/21/21
"GBS: Case Discussion and Review of Translational Research" - Kazim Sheikh, MD, McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX - 5/14/21
"Reversal of Anticoagulation in Intracranial Hemorrhage" - Tiffany Barkley, DO, Vascular Neurology Fellow, University of Kansas Medical Center - 5/7/21
"You Are Not Possessed: Contemporary Views on Epilepsy in Sub-Saharan Africa Versus the USA" and "Update on Cerebral Venous Thrombosis: Review of Cases and Literature" - Aisha Diawara, MD and Shweta Goswami, MD, PGY-4 Resident, Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 4/30/21
"Expanding the clinical spectrum of chronic immune mediated neuropathies" - Mazen Dimachkie, MD, Professor and Executive Vice Chair Vice Chair for Research, Neuromuscular Division Chief, Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Director, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 4/9/21
"Pathologic Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease" & "Kindling Model of Epilepsy, a Review and Update on Current Literature" - Nicholas Doher, DO, PGY-4 Resident & Ryan Lay, MD, Chief Resident, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 4/2/21
"Congenital Myasthenic Syndromes" - Nathan McGraw, MD, Neuromuscular Fellow, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 3/26/21
"From Mechanisms to Medicines: The Dawn of Precision and Disease Modifying Therapies for Epilepsy" -Amy Brooks-Kayal, MD, FAAN, FANA, FAES, Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology, UC Davis Health - 3/19/21
"Autoimmune Seizures and Epilepsy" & "Updates on tPA Administration" -Srijan Adhikari, MMBS & Michael Bellew, MD - PGY-4 Residents, Department of Neurology at University of Kansas Medical Center - 3/12/21
Fueling the Brain to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease -Jill Morris, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 3/5/21
Current Trends and Transitions in Alzheimer’s Disease: Implications for Clinical Practice -Gad A. Marshall, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School | Associate Medical Director of Clinical Trials, Center for Alzheimer Research & Treatment, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts - 2/26/21
Latinos & Dementia - Jaime Perales Puchalt, Ph.D., MPH Assistant Professor, KU Alzheimer’s Disease Center - 2/19/21
Essential Fatty Acids - What we've learned from a Generation of Research and Randomized Clinical Trials -Kathleen Gustafson, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Neurophysiology Core Director, Director, Fetal Biomagnetometry Lab, Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, University of Kansas Medical Center - 1/22/21
Congenital hypotonia, reconsidering the diagnostic evaluation Jean-Baptiste Le Pichon, MD, Ph.D., FAAP, Director, Child Neurology Residency Program, Program Director, Neuroscience Research; Professor of Pediatrics, Dept. of Neurology Children’s Mercy Hospital - 1/8/21
Functional Neurological Disorder - turning a negative in to a positive Professor Jon Stone, MB, ChB, FRCP, PhD, Professor of Neurology - Dept. Clinical Neurosciences (NHS Lothian), Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences (University of Edinburgh), Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh - 12/11/20
Multiple Sclerosis treatment: the tyranny of choice by Tim West. MD, Rocky Mountain MS Clinic, Salt Lake City, UT - 12/04/20
Building Bridges: Practical Strategies for Inclusion by Joanne Smikle, PhD, Consultant in Leadership & Organization Development. - 11/20/20
Tourette Syndrome 2020 by Keith A. Coffman, MD, Pediatrics/Neurology, Director, Tourette Syndrome Center of Excellence, Director, Movement Disorders Clinic, Children's Mercy Kansas City, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UMKC School of Medicine - 11/13/20
The Three Facets of Fabry Disease: Neurological, Medical and Therapeutics Advances by Mazen Dimachkie, MD, Professor & Executive Vice Chair, Neurology, Vice Chairman for Research Programs, Eric Rush, MD, Assistant Professor, Clinical Geneticist, Endocrinology, Metabolism & Genetics, Ahmad Tuffaha, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension - 11/6/20
Current Controversies in the field of Tremor by Günther Deuschl, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c., Senior-Professor of Neurology, Kiel University, Germany - 10/31/20
Tardive syndromes: definitions, phenomenology, epidemiology and treatment by Joseph Friedman, MD, Professor of Neurology, Chief of Movement Disorders Program, Brown University - 10/23/20
Epilepsy & Pregnancy by Naymee J Velez Ruiz, MD Assistant Professor of Neurology, Director, Epilepsy Fellowship, Director, Women & Epilepsy Program, Medical Director, Jackson Memorial Hospital Epilepsy Center - 10/16/20
The Precision Neural Dynamics Lab – understanding neural signals ranging from brain-computer interfaces to epilepsy by Adam Rouse, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Director of Basic Research, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Department of Neurosurgery - 10/9/20
The Mystery Cases of David Marsden and their Resolution by Kailash Bhatia, FRCP, Professor of Clinical Neurology, Department of Clinical and Movement Neurosciences, UCL, Institute of Neurology, NHNN, Queen Square, London, UK - 10/2/20
Using Brain Imaging to Uncover Genetic Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease by Robyn Honea, PhD, Research Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease Center - 9/25/20
Case Studies in Neuropalliative Care by Marsha T. Robinson, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Mayo Clinic - 9/18/20
Gait Problems in Parkinsonism and Frontal Lobe Gait Disorders by Simon JG Lewis, MBBCh BSc FRCP FRACP MD, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience,University of Sydney - 9/11/20
Inflammatory Myopathies: An Update on Evaluation and Therapies on the Horizon by Namita A. Goyal, MD, Associate Professor, Dept of Neurology, UC Irvine, Co-Director, UC Irvine-MDA ALS and Neuromuscular Center, Director, Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship, Director, Neurology Clinical Trial Unit, Director, ALS Clinic - 9/4/20
Nonatherosclerotic Cerebral Vasculopathies by Sabreena Slavin, MD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 8/21/20
Neuromuscular complications of Immune check point inhibitors by Mamatha Pasnoor, MD, Professor, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 8/14/20
Neurological Aspects of Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cell (CAR-T) Therapy by Muhammad Nashatizadeh, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor. Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 8/7/20
Resumption of Anticoagulation After Intracerebral Hemorrhage by Jorge Kawano, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 7/31/20
Resident Education for the Assessment and Care of Headache: Grand Rounds in Headache Medicine by Niushen Zhang, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences, Headache Fellowship Program Director, Stanford University - 7/24/20
Utilizing Objective Vestibular Tests for Concussion Diagnosis and Recovery by Liz Fuemmeler, AuD, Audiologist/ Vestibular Specialist, Hearing & Balance Speicalist of Kansas City - 7/17/20
Ketogenic Diet in Epilepsy by Vishal Shah, MBBS, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 6/26/20
Neuromuscular Medicine in the Age of COVID-19by Swathy Chandrashekhar, MD, Neuromuscular Fello, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 6/19/20
Career Development for Medical Educators Ralph Jozefowicz, MD, Professor of Neurology, Associate Chair for Education, Department of Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry;- 6/5/20
Emerging Surgical and Drug Therapies for Epilepsy by Nathan B Fountain, MD, Professor University of Virginia - 5/29/20
Covid-19 and Stroke: The Clot Thickens by Monika Manchanda, MD, PGY-4 Resident, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 5/15/20
So You’re Telling Me There’s a Chance": A Data Overview on Risk of Neuromuscular Complications In Vaccination by David Shirilla, DO, Fellow, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 5/15/20
Obstructive Sleep Apnea & Stroke by Yana Nesterenko, MD, PGY-4 Resident, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 5/8/20
FDG-PET: Utility for Differential Diagnosis in the Clinical Practice of Dementia Care by Joseph J. Pleen, DO, PGY-4 Resident, Dept. of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 5/8/20
Disease Modifying Therapy Selection in Multiple Sclerosis by Amanda Thuringer DO, Fellow ,Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 4/17/20
Gut and Parkinson Disease by Vibhash Sharma, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor,Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 3/13/20
Novel Treatments for Hypersomnia by M. Suzanne Stevens, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Director, Sleep Medicine, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 4/3/20
The Myth of Divided Attention by Richard Dubinsky, MD, MPH, Professor & Vice Chair of Clinical Services, General Neurology Division Chief, Neurology Residency Program Director, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 3/13/20
Autoimmune Neurology: Paraneoplastic Disorders & Beyond by Andrew McKeon, M.B., B.Ch., M.D, Professor of Neurology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic - 3/6/20
Cells Therapies in Stroke Recovery by Laith Maali, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 2/21/20
Project REACT, Creating Medical Homes for Children and Youth with Epilepsy in Kansas by Jean-Baptiste le Pichon, MD, PhD, Children’s Mercy, Director, Child Neurology - 2/21/20
Continuous EEG Monitoring in the ICU: Past & Future; Are We Ready for Targeted Medicine by Andres Rodriguez-Ruiz, MD, Assistant Professor, Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine - 2/7/20
Team Science in Myasthenia Gravis Outcome Measures by Mazen M. Dimachkie, MD, FAAN, FANA, Professor and Executive Vice Chair, Vice Chair for Research Programs, Neuromuscular Division Chief, Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Director Department of Neurology,University of Kansas Medical Center - 1/31/20
On the Shores of a New World: A Revolution in Treatment for MDA Disorders by Jeffrey Statland, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 1/10/20
Community-engaged Research: Lessons from a decade of ADC work
Eric Vidoni, PT, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 1/3/20
Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease: Past, Present, and Future
Perry Ridge, PhD, Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University - 2/22/19
Research in Low and Middle Income Countries, lessons learned and moving onward
Jean-Baptiste Le Pichon MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology, Children’s Mercy Hospital - 1/25/19
Alzheimer's Disease Update: Advances in Prevention, Treatment, and Clinical Care
Jeff Burns, MD, Professor, Neurocognitive, Division Chief, University of Kansas Medical Center - 1/4/19
Advances in the management of ALS
Omar Jawdat, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 1/18/19
The impact of Pacebo: A Neuromuscular Perspective
Aziz Shaibani, MD, FACP, FAAN, Clinical Professor, General Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Director-Nerve and Muscle Center of Texas - 2/8/19

The Intersection of Art & Neurology
Aziz Shaibani, MD, Clinical Professor, Baylor College of Medicine and Director, Nerve and Muscle Center of Texas, Adjunct Professor, KUMC - 2/8/19

History and Advancements in Electromyography Center
Kathryn Kimrey, DO, Resident PGY4, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical - 3/1/19

Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy
David Shirilla, DO, Clincal Neurophysiology Fellow, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 3/1/19

Vascular Contributions to Brain Health
Sandra Billinger, PT, PhD, FAHA, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Kansas Medical Center - 3/8/19

Migraine Treatment in the 21st 1/2 century
Trevor Gerson, MD, Resident PGY4, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 3/22/19

Lessons I have learned in the NeuroICU
Alejandro Rabinstein, MD, Professor of Clinical Neurology, Director, Neuroscience ICU, Mayo Clinicr - 3/15/19

Wearable Technology in Parkinson’s Disease
Nathan Wachter, MD, Resident PGY4, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 3/22/19

Antiepileptic Drugs Update: 2010 and Beyond
Utku Uysal, MD, Associate Professor Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 3/29/19

Inclusion Body Myositis from Physio Pathogenesis to Treatment
Olivier Benveniste, MD, Department of internal Medicine, Hopital Pitie-Salpetriere - 4/5/19

Paroxysmal Movement Disorders in Children
Jonathan W. Mink, MD PhD, FAAN, FANA, FAAP
Frederick A. Horner, MD Endowed Professor in Pediatric Neurology, Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, and Pediatrics, Chief, Division of Child Neurology, Vice Chair, Department of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center - 4/12/19

Myasthenia Gravis Antibodies
Siva Pesala, MBBS, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 4/19/19

Updates in Acute Ischemic Stroke Treatment by Shamik Shah MBBS, Vascular Fellow, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 4/19/19

Epileptic Encephalopathies Though the Lifespan
Asim Shahid, MD, Director, Pediatric Epilepsy, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH - 5/3/19

Myasthenia Gravis Therapy in 2019: Updates
Constantine Farmakidis, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 5/17/19

VMR Scholarship Program: Neuromuscular at Queen Square
Matthew Varon, MD, Neuromuscular Fellow, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 6/7/19

Alteplase for Acute Ischemic Stroke: Questions You Always Wanted to Ask but Never Dared
Jose Biller, MD, FAAN, FACP, FAHA Chair, Neurology; Director, Vascular Surgery Neurology Fellowship Program; Medical Director, Stroke Program; Professor, Neurology and Neurological Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center - 6/14/19

Not All That Glitters Is Gold: Cognitive Errors in Clinical Diagnosis by Yunxia Wang, MD, Professor, Vice Chair of Education, Neurology Inpatient Division Chief, University of Kansas Medical Center - 7/12/19

How the Vietnam War and Communism Shaped Neuromuscular Disease in North America
Richard J. Barohn, MD, FAAN, Gertrude and Dewey Professor of Neurology, University Distinguished Professor, Vice Chancellor for Research, President of the Research Institute, Director, Frontiers: University of Kansas Clinical and Translational Science Institute, The University of Kansas Medical Center - 7/19/19
Vasospasm Following Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Brenton Massey, DO, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, The University of Kansas Medical Center - 7/26/19
The Forgotten Sense – A Review of Olfactory Loss and Olfactory Training
Jennifer Villwock, MD, Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 8/2/19
The Evaluation and Management of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Parkinson's Disease
Daniel E Kremens, MD, JD, FAAN, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Co-Director of the Parkinsons Disease & Movement Disorders Center, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA - 8/9/19
Common Errors in EEG Reading
Selim Benbadis, MD, Division Director, Epilepsy, Eeg & Sleep Medicine, Professor, Department of Neurology at USF Health - 8/16/19
Biomechanics of Spinal Deformity and Motion
Joseph Cheng, MD, MS, Professor of Neurosurgery. Frank H. Mayfield Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery at University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute - 8/16/19 /19
Fine-grained Levels of Motor Maps Reorganization After Nervous System Injury
Carmen Cirstea, MD, PhD, Assistant Research Professor, Departments of Psychological Sciences and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Missouri School of Medicine - 9/6/19
Amyloid Neuropathy. "There you see it, there you don't
Mamatha Pasnoor, MD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center - 8/30/19
Diagnosing CIDP: Trying to get it right (and how to get it wrong)
Jeffrey Allen, MD, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota - 9/13/19

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