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Poster and Platform Presentations by Neurology Fellows

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2014

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    American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
    66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Penn. (April 26 - May 3, 2014)

    • Optical coherence tomography visualization of optic nerve head structure detects acute changes in the intracranial pressure.

      Anand A, Pass A, Calvillo E, Tang R, Cajavilca C, Urfy M, et al.

    • Hereditary spastic paraplegia due to a novel mutation in SPG11 gene presenting as dopa responsive dystonia, parkinsonism and spasticity.

      Wijemanne S, Jankovic J

    • Concurrent bilateral Vim and STN DBS in a patient with ET/PD.

      Wijemanne S, Waln O, Jimenez-Shahed J

2013

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2012

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    Baylor College of Medicine (BCM)
    Current Neurology 2012 in Houston, Texas (Nov. 3-4, 2012)

    Society for Neuroscience (SFN)
    42nd Annual Meeting in New Orleans, La. (Oct. 13-17, 2012)

    • 4-Aminopyrindine preferentially augments Cav1.2 activity and promotes Cavα1 membrane traffic by acting at HOOK region of Cavβ3 subunit.

      Li L, Cao XH, Chen SR, Li DP, Hu HZ, Snutch TP, et al.

    • Impact of single cell firing on in vivo cortical activity.

      Meyer JF, Golshani P, Smirnakis SM

    • Pattern motion and direction selectivity in mouse V1.

      Palagina GS, Torsky S, Smirnakis SM

    • Population activity in the motor cortex of the MeCP2 duplication mouse.

      Suter B, Meyer JFH, Ash RT, Zoghbi HY, Smirnakis SM

    American Neurological Association (ANA)
    137th Annual Meeting in Boston, Mass. (Oct. 7-9, 2012)

    • Subacute combine degeneration of the cord due to functional B12 deficiency.

      Wijemanne S, Li S, Vytopil M

    Neurocritical Care Society (NCS)
    10th Annual Meeting in Denver, Colo. (Oct. 4-7, 2012)

    • Prior statin use reduces rate of delayed cerebral ischemia after subarachnoid hemorrhage.

      Abhishek F, Damani R, Mohamed W, Suchdev K, Varade P, Atkinson B, et al.

    • Angiogramp-negative subarachnoid hemorrhage (aN-SAH): Not as benign as you would think.

      Damani R, Abhishek F, Mohamed W, Suchdev K, Varade P, Norris G, et al.

    • Comparing perfusion computed tomography to digital subtraction angiography in detecting delayed cerebral ischemia.

      Mohamed W, Varade P, Damani R, Abhishek F, Suchdev K, Norris G, et al.

    • The utility of DynaCT in evaluation of subarachnoid hemorrhage: A case report.

      Shah S, Hannawi Y, Urfy MZ, Venkatasubba Rao CP

    American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
    64th Annual Meeting in New Orleans, La. (April 21-28, 2012)

    • Complication rates among women receiving contemporary carotid revascularization procedures.

      Bhattacharya P, Damani R, Rayes M, Chaturvedi S

    • Frequency of urinary complications in children treated with a traditional ketogenic diet.

      Diaz-Medina G, Eckert S, Nickels K, Wirrell E

    • Hyperacute stenting for acute ischemic stroke is associated with a high rate of symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage.

      Fong A, Bershad E, Morsi H, Shaltoni H, Mawad M, Georgiadis A, et al.

    • Outcomes of endovascular intervention in post cardiac catheterization ischemic strokes.

      Kansara A, Damani R, Xavier A, Chaturvedi S

    • Standardized sign out improves communication skills.
      [Platform Presentation]

      Moseley B, Smith J, Diaz-Medina G, Paz Soldan M, Wicklund M, Dhamija R, et al.

    • Hospital acquired encephalopathy due to H2 blockers.

      Wijemanne S, Hinchey J

    • Transient leukoencephalopathy after intrathecal chemotherapy mimicking stroke.

      Zohrevand P, Loghin M

    • Nonconvulsive seizure in post stem cell transplant patients.

      Zohrevand P, Tummala S

    Boston Society of Neurology and Psychiatry (BSNP)
    Stanley Cobb Assembly in Boston, Mass. (March 2012)

    • Case of Wernicke's encephalopathy presenting as a frontal lobe syndrome.

      Wijemanne S, Parkerson K, Sabin T

    American Stroke Association
    2012 International Stroke Conference in New Orleans, La. (Feb. 1-3, 2012)

    • Has patient selection for carotid endarterectomy and stenting changed over time? Carotid revascularization in the post CREST era.

      Bhattacharya P, Damani R, Rayes M, Chaturvedi S

    • Carotid revascularization in elderly asymptomatic patients: Are the results optimal?

      Damani R, Rayes M, Bhattacharya P, Chaturvedi S

    2011 International Society for Zinc Biology (ISZB)
    Meeting in Melbourne, Australia (Jan. 15-19, 2012)

    • Intracellular dialysis can be exploited to distinguish sources of intracellular Zn2+ accumulation in hippocampal neurons.

      Aiba I, Shuttleworth CW

<2011

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    American Epilepsy Society (AES)
    65th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Md. (Dec. 2-6, 2011)

    • Steroid-responsive encephalopathy due to autoimmune thyroiditis presenting as epilepsia partialis continua: a case report.

      Pulicken M, Wijemanne S, Drobnis A, Thaler DE, Parkerson KA

    Society for Neuroscience (SFN)
    41st Annual Meeting in Washington, DC (Nov. 12-16, 2011)

    • NMDA receptor activation prolongs the duration of ionic dyshomeostasis following spreading depolarization in murine brain slices.

      Aiba I, Shuttleworth CW

    • Propagation of spreading depolarizations is limited by the synaptic release and extracellular actions of Zn2+.

      Carter RE, Aiba I, Carlson AP, Sheline CT, Shuttleworth CW

    • Targeting voltage gated calcium channel β3 subunit to treat neuropathic pain.

      Li L, Cao XH, Chen SR, Pan HL

    American Neurological Association (ANA)
    136th Annual Meeting in San Diego, Calif. (Sept. 25-27, 2011)

    • Standardized sign out improves communication skills.

      Moseley BD, Smith JH, Diaz-Medina GE, Paz Soldan M, Wicklund M, Dhamija R, et al.

    Gordon Research Conferences
    Excitatory Synapses & Brain Function Meeting in Easton, Mass. (June 26 - July 1, 2011)

    • NMDA-R activation contributes to metabolic burden following spreading depolarization in murine hippocampal slices.

      Aiba I, Shuttleworth CW

    American College of Physicians (ACP)
    Michigan Chapter Scientific Meeting in Ann Arbor, Mich. (May 20, 2011)

    • A case report of cryptosporidium diagnosed by small bowel biopsy in an AIDS patient.

      Hiploylee J, Damani R, Khokhar S

    American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
    63rd Annual Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii (April 9-16, 2011)

    • Carotid endarterectomy in normal and high surgical risk patients: A study of regional variation.

      Kansara A, Damani R, Wazim M, Chaturvedi S

    • Variations in the use of preoperative medications for carotid endarterectomy patients.

      Wazim M, Kansara A, Damani R, Reyes M, Chaturvedi S

    • Multifocal motor neuropathy with paraspinal involvement.

      Wijemanne S, Jones R

    Boston Society of Neurology and Psychiatry (BSNP)
    Stanley Cobb Assembly in Boston, Mass. (March 16, 2011)

    • Cerebral hemosiderosis due to spinal dural tract.

      Wijemanne S, Gorson K

    American Epilepsy Society (AES)
    64th Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas (Dec. 3-7, 2010)

    • High resolution copy number variation of ion channel genes in epilepsy.

      Goldman A, Klassen T, Gu W, Zhang F, Bomben V, Chen T, et al.

    Society for Neuroscience (SFN)
    40th Annual Meeting in San Diego, Calif. (Nov. 13-17, 2010)

    • Metabolic dependence of zinc effects on spreading depression in murine brain slices.

      Aiba I, Shuttleworth CW

    2010 International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD)
    Honolulu, Hawaii (July 10-15, 2010)

    American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
    62nd Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada (April 10-17, 2010)

    Mayo Clinic
    Young Investigator Research Symposium in Rochester, Minn. (March 28-29, 2010)

    • Bilateral striopallidodentate calcinosis with paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia.

      Diaz GE, Wirrell EC, Matsumoto JY, Krecke KN

    American Society for Neurochemistry (ASN)
    41st Annual Meeting in Santa Fe, N.M. (March 6-10, 2010)

    • Different roles of extracellular and intracellular Zn2+ in spreading depression-like events in hippocampal slice.

      Aiba I, Dietz RM, Sheline CT, Shuttleworth CW

    Society for Neuroscience (SFN)
    39th Annual Meeting in Chicago, Ill. (Oct. 17-21, 2009)

    • TRPC1 is essential for glioma proliferation: A role for store-operated calcium entry.

      Bomben VC, Sontheimer H

    American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
    56th Annual Meeting in Seattle, Wash. (May 27-30, 2009)

    • Diagnosis of left ventricular hypertrophy by precordial vs. limb lead criteria in the analysis of ECGs over time in young athlete.

      Ananaba I, Damani R, West JJ, Higgins JP

    • Prevalence of LVH in athletes classified by race and gender.

      Damani R, Ananaba I, West JJ, Higgins JP

    American College of Cardiology (ACC)
    58th Annual Scientific Session in Orlando, Fla. (March 29-31, 2009)

    • Rates of abnormal screening electrocardiograms differ greatly between U.S. collegiate cohorts.

      West JJ, Higgins JP, McPherson DD, Mistry DJ, MacKnight JM, Saliba EN, et al.

    Society for Neuroscience (SFN)
    38th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC (Nov. 15-19, 2008)

    • TRPC1 and store operated calcium entry in human malignant gliomas.

      Bomben VC, Sontheimer H

    World Congress on Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ACTRIMS + ECTRIMS + LACTRIMS)
    Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Sept. 17-20, 2008)

    Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC)
    22nd Annual Meeting in Denver, Colo. (May 28-31, 2008)

    American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
    60th Annual Meeting in Chicago, Ill. (April 12-19, 2008)

    • Hemidystonia-hemiatrophy syndrome.

      Wijemanne S, Jankovic J

    American Society for Neurochemistry (ASN)
    39th Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas (March 1-5, 2008)

    • Inhibition of transient receptor potential canonical channels arrests cytokinesis in human malignant glioma cells.

      Bomben VC, Sontheimer H

    Society for Neuroscience (SFN)
    37th Annual Meeting in San Diego, Calif. (Nov. 3-7, 2007)

    • Interactions between brain tumors and endothelial cells.

      Bomben VC, Olsen ML, Sontheimer H

    • The role of zinc-deficient superoxide dismutase in motor neuron apoptosis.

      Sahawneh MA, Ricart KC, Bomben VC, Estevez AG

    Mexican Academy of Neurology
    31st Annual Meeting in Monterrey, Mexico (Oct. 31 - Nov. 5, 2007)

    European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS)
    23rd Congress in Prague, Czech Republic (Oct. 11-14, 2007)

    Colombian Academy of Neurology
    VIII Meeting in Cali, Colombia (Aug. 16-19, 2007)

    Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC)
    21st Annual Meeting in Washington, DC (May 30 - June 2, 2007)

    Movement Disorder Society (MDS)
    10th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders in Kyoto, Japan (Oct. 30 - Nov. 2, 2006)

    Society for Neuroscience (SFN)
    36th Annual Meetingin Atlanta, Ga. (Oct. 14-18, 2006)

    • Role of transient receptor potential canonical channels in glioma cell physiology.

      Bomben VC, Sontheimer H

    European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS)
    22nd Congress in Madrid, Spain (Sept. 27-30, 2006)

    • Menstrual disorders in multiple sclerosis patients receiving interferon-beta.

      Lotfi J, Zohrevand P, Heshmat A, Sahraian M, Parsi H, Bagheri M

    European Neurological Society (ENS)
    16th Annual Meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland (May 27-31, 2006)

    • Multiple sclerosis in Iran: a demographic study of 5,000 patients.

      Lotfi J, Parsi H, Zohrevand P, Alikhani K, Sahraian M

    American Society for Neurochemistry (ASN)
    37th Annual Meeting in Portland, Ore. (March 11-15, 2006)

    • Transient receptor potential canonical channels in glioma cells.

      Bomben VC, Sontheimer H

    2nd International Congress on Multiple Sclerosis
    Tehran, Iran (Nov. 20, 2005)

    • Marriage and multiple sclerosis.

      Parsi H, Lotfi J, Sahraian M, Zohrevand P, Heshmat A

    • Vaccination in multiple sclerosis: vice or virtue (articles review).

      Sahraian M, Mottamedi M, Parsi H, Zohrevand P, Heshmat A

    • Multiple sclerosis and education: a demographic study.

      Zohrevand P, Alikhani K, Parsi H, Heshmat A

    XVIII World Congress of Neurology (WCN)
    Sydney, Australia (Nov. 4-11, 2005)

    • Cauda equina tumor presenting with communicating hydocephalus.

      Alibhoy A, Wijemanne S, Fernando N, Gamage R

    • Young-onset Parkinson's disease - A Sri Lankan profile.

      Wijemanne S, Alibhoy A, Fernando N, Gamage R

    16th Congress of Iranian Internal Medicine
    Tehran, Iran (May 2005)

    • Comparison of predisposing factors of DKA in two studies.
      [Oral Presentation]

      Zohrevand P, Esfehaniyan F, Nakhjavani M

    Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
    2005 Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (May 1-5, 2005)

    • Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis in chronic ocular graft vs. Host disease.

      Kim SK, Couriel D, Ghosh S, Khaleeq A, Pflugfelders SC

    Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador (PUCE)
    IV Anuario de la Facultad de Medicina (April 2004)

    • The relationship between IgG and IgA serology for chlamydia pneumoniae and first ever ischemic stroke.

      Ramirez JL, Ontaneda D, DiCapua DR

    Society for Neuroscience (SFN)
    33rd Annual Meeting in New Orleans, La. (Nov. 8-12, 2003)

    • Estrogen and μ-opiates: modulators of cocaine induced locomotor sensitization in female rats.

      Diaz GE, Hernandez PJ, Segarra AC, Luciano CA

    • Naloxonazine, a mu opioid antagonist, increases MOR in the VTA of estrogen treated rats.

      Menéndez-Delmestre R, Hernandez PJ, Diaz GE, Segarra AC

    2nd World Congress of Nephrology
    Organised jointly with ISN, ESPN, EKRA, GfN and DAGKN in Berlin, Germany (June 8-12, 2003)

    • Effectiveness of metronidazole on cyclosporine-induced gingival hyperplasia in bone marrow and kidney transplant patients: a prospective, double-blinded controlled clinical trial.

      Heshmat A, Najafi I, Moghadam K, Iravani M, Yunesiyan M, Zohrevand P

    University of Puerto Rico
    Minority Biomedical Research Support Summer Poster Day in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico (2002)

    • Estrogen and μ-opiates: modulators of cocaine induced locomotor sensitization in female rats.

      Diaz GE, Hernandez PJ, Segarra AC, Luciano CA

    American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
    51st Annual Convention in Anaheim, Calif. (March 28 - April 1, 2001)

    • Differences in open field behavior vary according to the stage of the estrous cycle in rats.

      Díaz G, Montalvo J, González LA, Febo M, González NY, González JL, et al.

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