Grand Rounds 2018-2019


6th             Cancelled

13th           Peter Taurkltaub, MD, PhD
                   The Augmenting Language Rehabilitation after Stroke with Noninvasive Neuromodulation

20th           Cancelled

27th           Frank Berkowitz, MD
                   Imaging in Neuro-rheumatology


4th              Dan Kaufer, MD
                    Chief, Cognitive & Behavioral Neurology
                    Director, UNC Memory Disorders Program, Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry
                    Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: The Controversial Crossroad of Traumatic Brain Injury and Dementia

11th            Josef Rauschecker, PhD
                    Professor of Neuroscience
                    Neuroimaging studies of the brain bases of Tinnitus

18th            Cancelled

25th            Nicholas Mazzeo, DDS 
                    Dentist, Walter Reed Medical Center 
                    Sleep and Orofacial Pain 


1st               James E. Galvin, MD, MPH
                    Professor and Associate Dean
                    Director, Comprehensive Center for Brain Health
                    Director, Lewy Body Dementia Research Center of Excellence
                    Advances in the Diagnosis and Detection of Lewy Body Dementia

8th              Matthew A. Edwardson, MD
                    Blood Biomarkers of Stroke and Other Neurological Disease

15th             Nicholas Theodore, MD [Hopkins]
                     Novel Concepts in Spinal Cord Pathophysiology

22nd           Cancelled, Thanksgiving

29th            Cancelled 


6th              Avidnra Nath, MD
                    Clinical Director- NIH/NINDS
                    Junk DNA: Why Do We Have It and Can It Cause Brain Tumors and Neurodegenerative Diseases?

13th            Paul G. Mathew, MD, DNBPAS, FAAN, FAHS
                    Department of Neurology
                    Brigham and Women’s Hospital
                    Headache Specialist, John R Graham Headache Center 
                    Cranial Neuralgias & Procedural Interventions     

20th            Cancelled

27th            Cancelled


3rd              Steven Lo, MD
                    Movement Disorder Clinic
                    Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
                    I Sense a Disturbance in the Force: Sensory Phenomena in Movement Disorders

10th            Jeffrey D. Rothstein MD, PhD
                    The John W. Griffin Director, Brain Science Institute
                    Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience
                    Director, Robert Packard Center for ALS Research
                    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
                    Answer ALS and How the Nuclear Pore Complex Initiates Cell-Specific Neurodegeneration

17th            Cancelled

24th           Rashmi S. Thakkar, MD
                   Neuroradiology Fellow
                   MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
                   Practical Approach for Diagnosing Spinal Cord Lesions- A Radiologist’s Perspective

31st            Michael Polydefkis, MD, MHS
                   Director, Cutaneous Nerve Lab
                   Professor, Johns Hopkins Neurology
                   Diagnosis and Treatment strategies of hATTR


7th             Ted M. Dawson, MD, PhD
                   Director, Institute for Cell Engineering
                   Director, Morris K. Udall Parkinson’s Disease Research Center
                   Interim Director of the Movement Disorder Division and the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center
                   Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Professor in Neurodegenerative Diseases
                   Professor, Departments of Neurology, Neuroscience and Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
                   Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
                   Translating a Deep Understanding of the Molecular Pathogenesis of Parkinson’s Disease into New Therapies

14th           Cancelled, RITE Exam

21st            Jonathan Lischalk, MD
                   Attending Physician, Radiation Oncology
                   Department of Radiation Medicine
                   MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
                   Proton Therapy for CNS Malignancies

28th          EC Christabel Lee, MD
                   Associate Professor, Department of Radiology 
                   MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
                   Structural Imaging of Substance Abuse 


7th              Cancelled 

14th            Cancelled 

21st             Cancelled

28th           Eric Oermann, MD
                    Instructor, Department of Neurosurgery 
                    Mount Sinai Health System
                    How Deep Learning Can Improve Neurological Outcomes


4th              Paul Fishman, MD, PhD
                    Professor of Neurology, Pharmacology and Neurobiology
                    Chief of Neurology for the VA Maryland Health Care System
                    University of Maryland School of Medicine
                    Treating Neurologic Disease with Focused Ultrasound

11th             Pooja Rao, MD
                    Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow 
                    Emerging Therapies and Associated Challenges in the Field of Neuromuscular Medicine

18th            Amrou Sarraj, MD
                    Chief, General Neurology Service
                    Memorial Hermann Hospital- UTHealth
                    Endovascular Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke

25th            Ann K. Jay, MD
                    Director, Head and Neck Imaging
                    Director, Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program
                    Associate Professor, Department of Radiology and Otolaryngology
                    50 Shades of the Deep Gray


2nd            Guinevere Eden, D.Phil
                   Professor, Department of Pediatrics
                   Director, Center for Study of Learning (CSL)
                   Brain Imaging Studies of Reading and Developmental Dyslexia

9th             Cancelled, AAN

16th            TBD

23rd           Maggie Whittum
                    Stroke Survivor at Age 33
                    The Great Now What: Life After a Brainstem Stroke

30th            TBD


7th              TBD

13th            TBD

20th           Paul A. Gardner, MD
                    Associate Professor
                    Executive Vice Chair, Surgical Services
                    Neurosurgical Director, Center for Cranial Base Surgery
                    Director, Surgical Neuroanatomy Lab
                    The Role of Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery in Modern Skull Base Surgery