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Neurology

Houston, Texas

The Cullen Building at Baylor College of Medicine.
Department of Neurology
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2009 Clinical Neuroscience Grand Rounds

Monday, Dec. 14 at 12 Noon
Dr. Jacqueline A. French

Jacqueline A. French, M.D.

Professor of Neurology
New York University School of Medicine

Peter Kellaway, Ph.D.
Endowed Lectureship in Epilepsy

Title: Long-term Outcome in Patients with Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Nov. 30 at 12 Noon
Dr. Joseph S. Kass

Joseph S. Kass, M.D., J.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Medical Ethics
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Tales from the Neurology Clinic: Case-Studies in Outpatient Neuroethics

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Nov. 16 at 12 Noon
Dr. J. Clay Goodman

J. Clay Goodman, M.D., F.A.A.N.

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education
Walter Henrick Moursund Endowed Chair in Neuropathology
Professor of Pathology and Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Tropical Neurology: Recent Advances in Neuroparasitic Disorders

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Nov. 9 at 12 Noon
Dr. Joseph Jankovic

Joseph Jankovic, M.D.

Professor of Neurology
Distinguished Chair in Movement Disorders
Director, Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Treatment of Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Nov. 2 at 12 Noon
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Stelios Manolis Smirnakis, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: A brief introduction to in vivo 2-photon imaging methods for dissecting cortical circuit function and its emerging applications in health and disease

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Oct. 26 at 12 Noon
Dr. Matthew N. Rasband

Matthew N. Rasband, M.D.

Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: The Functional Organization of Axons in Health and Disease

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Oct. 19 at 12 Noon
Dr. George J. Hutton

George J. Hutton, M.D.

Associate Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Neuromyelitis Optica Update

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Oct. 5 at 12 Noon
Dr. Laura Marsh

Laura Marsh, M.D.

Professor, The Menninger Department of Psychiatry
Director, Mental Health Care Line
Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Cognitive Dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease: Improving Recognition and Treatment

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Sept. 28 at 12 Noon
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Bobbi J. Hopkins, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
Child Neurology and Pediatric Sleep Medicine Sleep Medicine Fellowship Faculty

Title: Sleep, Alertness, and Fatigue Education in Residency

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Sept. 21 at 12 Noon
Dr. Yadollah Harati

Yadollah Harati, M.D.

Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Autonomic Neuropathies: Limited and Unlimited

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Sept. 14 at 12 Noon
Dr. William G. Ondo

William G. Ondo, M.D.

Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Drug Induced Movement Disorders

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Aug. 31 at 12 Noon
Dr. Weidong Le

Weidong Le, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Exercise and Parkinson's Disease — Clinical Relevance

 Dr. Yuen-Sum (Vincent) Lau

Yuen-Sum (Vincent) Lau, Ph.D.

John and Rebecca Moores Professor and Chair
Dept. Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences,
Univ of Houston, College of Pharmacy

Title: Exercise and Parkinson's Disease — Effects of Endurance Exercise on Parkinson's Neurodegeneration and Mitochondrial Dysfunction

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Aug. 24 at 12 Noon
Dr. David E. Friedman

David E. Friedman, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Physical Risks in Epilepsy: Seizure-Related Injuries

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Aug. 17 at 12 Noon
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Dennis R. Mosier, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Extreme Cases in Neuromuscular Medicine

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Aug. 10 at 12 Noon
Dr. Kinga Szigeti

Kinga Szigeti, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Neurofibromatosis Update

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Aug. 3 at 12 Noon
Dr. Thomas A. Kent

Thomas A Kent, M.D.

Professor of Neurology
Chief of Neurology, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Neurology at the Michael E. DeBakey VAMC: A History with Comments on Implications for Nationalized Health Care

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, July 27 at 12 Noon
Dr. Jose I. Suarez

Jose I. Suarez, M.D.

Head, Vascular Neurology and Neurocritical Care
Associate Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Update on Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, July 20 at 12 Noon
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Veneetha Cherian, M.D.

Neurology Residency Program
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Eyelid Apraxia

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, July 13 at 12 Noon
Dr. Paolo Moretti

Paolo Moretti, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Molecular & Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Genomics and Systems Biology in Neurologic Disease

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, July 6 at 12 Noon
Dr. Eugene C. Lai

Eugene C. Lai, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
Director, Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Title: The Science and Art of Parkinson's Disease Management

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, June 15 at 12 Noon
Dr. S. Thomas Kirk

S. Thomas Kirk, M.D.

Neurology Residency Program
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Neuropathologically Confirmed Non-Traumatic Myelopathies:
5 Year Experience at Ben Taub General Hospital

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, June 8 at 12 Noon
Dr. Larry Charleston, IV

Larry Charleston, IV, M.D.

Neurology Residency Program
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: A Theoretical Paradigm for Improving Cross-Cultural Communication: A Strategy to Improve Neurology Training in Preventive Ethics and Patient-Neurologist Communication

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, June 1 at 12 Noon
Dr. Sheng-Han Kuo

Sheng-Han Kuo, M.D.

Chief Resident
Department of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Hereditary Ataxia

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, May 18 at 12 Noon
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Eddie L. Patton, M.D.

Neurology Residency Program
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Effects of Spirituality on End-of-Life Decision Making in the African American Community

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, May 11 at 12 Noon
Dr. Doris Kung

Doris Kung, M.D.

Chief Resident
Department of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Neurocysticercosis and Refractory Epilepsy

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, May 4 at 12 Noon
Dr. Rachelle S. Doody

Rachelle S. Doody, M.D.,Ph.D.

Effie Marie Cain Chair in Alzheimer's Disease Research
Director, Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center
Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Developments Toward Advancing the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, April 20 at 12 Noon
Dr. Pitchaiah Mandava

Pitchaiah Mandava, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Matching Methodologies for Clinical Case Series Research: Application to Stroke

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, April 6 at 12 Noon
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Roderic H. Fabian, M.D.

Associate Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Somatization

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, March 30 at 12 Noon
Dr. Victor M. Rivera

Victor M. Rivera, M.D.

Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: MS as a Tropical Disease: Part 2

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, March 23 at 12 Noon
Dr. Michele K. York

Michele K. York, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Cognition in Parkinson's Disease: Can Neuroimaging Enlighten Us?

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, March 16 at 12 Noon
Dr. James M. Killian

James M. Killian, M.D.

Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Diagnostic Features of Spinal Radiculopathies

 Dr. Daniel H. Kim

Daniel H. Kim, M.D., FACS

Professor of Neurosurgery
Director of Spinal Neurosurgery and Reconstructive Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Current Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, March 9 at 12 Noon
Dr. David K. Chen

David K. Chen, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Tackling the Diagnostic Barriers of Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, March 2 at 12 Noon
Dr. Edward C. Cooper

Edward C. Cooper, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Pennsylvania

Title: Axonal Ion Channels and Epilepsy: From New Genes to New Therapies

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Feb. 23 at 12 Noon
Dr. Eroboghene E. Ubogu

Eroboghene E. Ubogu, M.D.

Director, Neuromuscular Immunopathology Research Laboratory
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: The Human Blood-Nerve Barrier: A Window into Understanding Endoneurial Homeostasis and Pathologic Alterations

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Feb. 9 at 12 Noon
Dr. George A. Lopez

George A. Lopez, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: A Tangled Web - Brain AVMs: To Treat or Not to Treat

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Feb. 2 at 12 Noon
Dr. Robert J. Kolimas

Robert J. Kolimas, M.D.

Director, Neurology EMG Laboratory
Michael E. DeBakey Veteran's Affairs Medical Center

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Jan. 26 at 12 Noon
Dr. Baruch A. Brody

Baruch A. Brody, Ph.D.

Distinguished Service Professor
Leon Jaworski Professor of Biomedical Ethics
Director of the Center for Medical Ethics
Baylor College of Medicine

Andrew Mellon Professor of Humanities
Department of Philosophy
Rice University

Title: The Proposed BCM Policy on Relations with PHARMA

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Jan. 12 at 12 Noon
Dr. Alica Goldman

Alica Goldman, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurophysiology
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: Treating Women with Epilepsy Throughout the Adult Life

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

Monday, Jan. 5 at 12 Noon
Dr. Joseph Jankovic

Joseph Jankovic, M.D.

Professor of Neurology
Distinguished Chair in Movement Disorders
Director, Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: An Update on Tourette Syndrome

Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, NB-137

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