Clinical Neuroscience Grand Rounds

Target Audience, Needs, Educational Methods, Activity Evaluation

Physicians, residents, fellows, and other healthcare professionals need to be updated about new advances in the clinical and research areas for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with neurological disorders. Educational methods will include lectures, case presentations, and questions & answer sessions. Participants will be asked to complete an activity evaluation.

Accreditation/Credit Designation

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


View profile: Thomas A. Kent, M.D.
Dec. 11, 2017 at 12 Noon: Thomas A. Kent, M.D.
Dr. Kent is a professor of neurology and director of cerebrovascular research at Baylor College of Medicine, and the chief of neurology at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
 
Title: Disparities in Stroke Outcomes: How to Study a Complex Disease in Complex Populations
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Alexander Ropper, M.D.
Nov. 27, 2017 at 12 Noon: Alexander Ropper, M.D.
Dr. Ropper is an assistant professor of neurosurgery at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Jacob Mandel, M.D.
Nov. 13, 2017 at 12 Noon: Jacob Mandel, M.D.
Dr. Mandel is an assistant professor of neurology at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Gliomas and Pregnancy
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Joseph Jankovic, M.D.
Nov. 6, 2017 at 12 Noon: Joseph Jankovic, M.D.
Dr. Jankovic is a professor of neurology and distinguished chair in movement disorders, and director of the Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: New and Emerging Therapies in Parkinson's Disease
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Greg McLauchlin, M.D.
Oct. 16, 2017 at 12 Noon: Greg McLauchlin, M.D.
Dr. McLauchlin is an assistant professor of neurology at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: The Science of Good and Evil
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, M.D.
Oct. 9, 2017 at 12 Noon: Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, M.D.
Dr. Jimenez-Shahed is an assistant professor of neurology and director of the deep brain stimulation program at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Development of a Quality Improvement Patient Registry for Deep Brain Stimulation: RAD-PD
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Chethan Venkatasubba Rao, M.D.
Oct. 2, 2017 at 12 Noon: Chethan Venkatasubba Rao, M.D.
Dr. Rao is the section head of vascular neurology and neurocritical care; the program director of the Neurocritical Care Fellowship; an assistant professor of neurology at Baylor College of Medicine; and the research committee co-chair for the Neurocritical Care Society.
 
Title: Acute Stroke in Perioperative Cardiac Surgeries
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Jay Gavvala, M.D., M.S.
Sept. 25, 2017 at 12 Noon: Jay Gavvala, M.D., M.S.
Dr. Gavvala is an assistant professor of neurology at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: EEG and MEG Source Localization: Advancing Past the Squiggles
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Eric Bershad, M.D.
Sept. 18, 2017 at 12 Noon: Eric Bershad, M.D.
Dr. Bershad is an assistant professor of neurology and associate director of Biomedical Innovation Laboratory, Center for Space Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Space Flight Associated Neuroocular Syndrome (SANS): Update
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: George Hutton, M.D.
Sept. 11, 2017 at 12 Noon: George Hutton, M.D.
Dr. Hutton is an associate professor of neurology at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Stem Cell Transplantation in Multiple Sclerosis
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Melissa Yu, M.D.
Aug. 21, 2017 at 12 Noon: Melissa Yu, M.D.
Dr. Yu is an assistant professor of neurology and physician informaticist at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: MACRA, MIPS and ACOs
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Jacob Mandel, M.D.
Aug. 14, 2017 at 12 Noon: Jacob Mandel, M.D.
Dr. Mandel is an assistant professor of neurology at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Venous Thromboembolism and Glioblastoma
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Joshua Shulman, M.D., Ph.D.
Aug. 7, 2017 at 12 Noon: Joshua Shulman, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Shulman is an assistant professor of neurology and molecular & human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Integrative Functional Genomics of Alzheimer's Disease
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Corey E. Goldsmith, M.D.
July 31, 2017 at 12 Noon: Corey E. Goldsmith, M.D.
Dr. Goldsmith is an assistant professor of neurology and director of the neurology residency program at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Incorporating Patient Safety and Quality Improvement into Teaching and Round
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Karen Nunez-Wallace, M.D.
July 24, 2017 at 12 Noon: Karen Nunez-Wallace, M.D.
Dr. Nunez-Wallace is an assistant professor of neurology at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Overview of Neuromuscular Ultrasound
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Bijan Najafi, Ph.D.
July 17, 2017 at 12 Noon: Bijan Najafi, Ph.D.
Dr. Najafi is a professor of surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Take Two Apps and Call me in the Morning: Revolutionizing Patient Care with Intelligent Wearable Technology and Game-Based Therapies
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Adriana M. Strutt, Ph.D.
June 12, 2017 at 12 Noon: Adriana M. Strutt, Ph.D.
Dr. Strutt is an associate professor of neurology, and psychiatry & behavioral sciences at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Cognition and Mood and Behaviors, Oh My! The Yellow Brick Roadto Neuropsychology
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

June 5, 2017 at 12 Noon: Peter Johnson, M.D. and Bader Alenzi, M.D.
Drs. Johnson and Alenzi are PGY-4 neurology residents at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Diagnosis and Treatment of Primary CNS Vasculitis
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Lydia Jane Sharp, M.D.
May 15, 2017 at 12 Noon: Lydia Jane Sharp, M.D.
Dr. Sharp is an assistant professor of neurology at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Clinical Approach to the Metabolic Myopathies
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Daniel Savitt, D.O. View profile: Hassaan Bashir, M.B.B.S.
May 1, 2017 at 12 Noon: Daniel Savitt, D.O. and Hassaan Bashir, M.B.B.S.
Drs. Savitt and Bashir are PGY-4 neurology residents at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: NMDA Receptor Encephalitis
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Atul Maheshwari, M.D.
April 17, 2017 at 12 Noon: Atul Maheshwari, M.D.
Dr. Maheshwari is an assistant professor of neurology at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: What the EEG Tells Us: Diving into Brain Waves
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Christos Lazaridis, M.D.
April 10, 2017 at 12 Noon: Christos Lazaridis, M.D.
Dr. Lazaridis is an assistant professor of neurology at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Individualizing Targets in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Isabel Alfradique-Dunham, M.D.
April 3, 2017 at 12 Noon: Rohini D. Samudralwar, M.D. and Isabel Alfradique-Dunham, M.D.
Drs. Samudralwar and Alfradique-Dunham are PGY-4 neurology residents at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Bitten-Arboviruses Neurologists Should Know
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: James Orengo, M.D., Ph.D.
March 27, 2017 at 12 Noon: James Orengo, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Orengo is an assistant professor of neurology at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Motor Neuron Degeneration in Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 1 Leads to Respiratory Failure
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Akash J. Patel, M.D.
March 20, 2017 at 12 Noon: Akash J. Patel, M.D.
Dr. Patel is an assistant professor of neurosurgery at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Meningiomas: Uncovering the Molecular Underpinnings
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Sudha Seshadri, M.D.
March 13, 2017 at 12 Noon: Sudha Seshadri, M.D.
Dr. Seshadri is a professor of neurology at Boston University School of Medicine.
 
Title: How Can We Accelerate Dementia Prevention and Treatment? Population Neuroscience and Personalized Care
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

March 6, 2017 at 12 Noon: William T. Hu, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Hu is an assistant professor of neurology in the Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases at Emory University School of Medicine.
 
Title: Advancing the Science, Cure and Care of Alzheimer's and Related Diseases through Biomarkers
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Craig DiTommaso, M.D.
Feb. 27, 2017 at 12 Noon: Craig DiTommaso, M.D.
Dr. DiTommaso is an assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Exercise and Stroke
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Paolo Moretti, M.D.
Feb. 20, 2017 at 12 Noon: Paolo Moretti, M.D.
Dr. Moretti is an associate professor of neurology and molecular & human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: The Undiagnosed Diseases Network — a Framework for the Evaluation of Rare Neurological Diseases
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Ammar Alobaidy, M.D.
Feb. 13, 2017 at 12 Noon: Alfredo Davalos, M.D. and Ammar Alobaidy, M.D.
Drs. Davalos and Alobaidy are PGY-4 neurology residents at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Treatment Options for Patients with Pharmacoresistant Epilepsy
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Jennifer Blumenthal-Barby, Ph.D.
Feb. 6, 2017 at 12 Noon: Jennifer Blumenthal-Barby, Ph.D.
Dr. Blumenthal-Barby is the Cullen associate professor of medical ethics, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Heuristics and Biases in Medical Decision Making and Implications for Consent
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Matthew N. Rasband, Ph.D.
Jan. 30, 2017 at 12 Noon: Matthew N. Rasband, Ph.D.
Dr. Rasband is the Vivian L. Smith endowed chair in neuroscience, and professor of neuroscience, developmental biology, and molecular and cellular biology at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Taking the Axon's Skeleton Out of the Closet
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

Jan. 23, 2017 at 12 Noon: Jessica Stachyra, D.O. and Thomas Bullock, M.D.
Drs. Stachyra and Bullock are PGY-4 neurology residents at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: Cannabinoids in Epilepsy
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B

View profile: Joseph Jankovic, M.D.
Jan. 9, 2017 at 12 Noon: Joseph Jankovic, M.D.
Dr. Jankovic is a professor of neurology and distinguished chair in movement disorders, and director of the Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic at Baylor College of Medicine.
 
Title: An Update on Dystonia
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 1st Floor Conference Rooms A & B