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2020 Videos

Growth Factors in Gene Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease

Mark Tuszynski M.D., PhD
Professor of Neurosciences and Director of the Translational Neurosciences Institute at UC San Diego

Controversies in Brain Multimodal Monitoring

Jefferson Chen M.D., PhD
Vice Chair of Neurological Surgery, Director of Neurological Trauma, Professor of Neurosurgery at UC Irvine Medical Center

2019 Videos

Stroke 2020, Value Creation in Healthcare

Thomas Hemmen, M.D., PhD
Professor in the Department of Neurosciences and Director of the Stroke Program and Cerebrovascular Fellowship Program at UC San Diego

Nature and Nurture of Microglia in Health and Disease

Christopher Glass, M.D., PhD
Professor of Cellular Molecular Medicine at UC San Diego

Pathophysiology of Dystonia

Mark Hallett M.D., D.M.
NIH Distinguished Investigator, Honorary Chief of the Human Motor Control Section at NINDS

Differential Diagnosis of Trigeminal Neuralgia: Patient Selection for Surgery

Hossein Ansari, M.D., FAAN, FAHS
Associate Clinical Professor of Neurosciences, Director of Headache Clinic at UC San Diego

Disease Modification in Parkinson’s Disease: Current Approaches, Challenges and Future Considerations

Anthony Lang, M.D., OC, FRCPC, FAAN, FCAHS, FRSC
Professor of the Division of Neurosciences at the University of Toronto, Jack Clark Chair for Parkinson’s Disease Research

Sleep Waves and Memory Consolidation

Eric Halgren, PhD
Professor of Radiology, Neurosciences, and Psychiatry at UC San Diego

Human Neural Tube Defects and Folate

Joseph Gleeson, M.D.
Professor in Neurosciences and Pediatrics at UC San Diego
Senior Staff at Rady Children’s Hospital
Investigator for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Algorithms For Appetite

Scott Sternson, PhD
Group Leader at Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Tools and Tricks for Deciphering Aspects of Brain Function

Loren Looger, PhD
Group Leader at Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

ASD is a Multistage, Progressive Disorder Beginning in Fetal Life

Eric Courchesne, PhD
Professor of Neurosciences at UC San Diego, Co-Director of the UCSD Autism Center of Excellence

The Search For Early Biomarkers of ASD: Advances Using Eye Tracking and Brain Imaging

Karen Pierce, PhD
Professor of Neurosciences at UC San Diego, Co-Director of the UCSD Autism Center of Excellence

Oncolytic Virotherapy

Simon Khagi, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Neurosurgery, Director of Neuro-Oncology Program,
Director of Brain Metastases Program at University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Professor Rounds

Jennifer Yang, MD
Resident at UC San Diego

CSF and Plasma Biomarkers for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders
Douglas Galasko, MD
Professor of Neurosciences at UC San Diego and VA Medical Center, San Diego

Is GCA A Neurological Disease
Peter J. Savino, MD
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurosciences at UC San Diego

Retinal Imaging Biomarkers in Neurodegenerative Disease
Robert Rissman, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurosciences at UC San Diego

A Piece of the Puzzle: A Strange Case of Weakness
Fanny Du, MD
Resident at UC San Diego

Dopamine/Glutamate Co-release: Role in Reward Seeking and Cell Death
Tom Hnasko, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurosciences at UC San Diego

The Host Matters: Multiple Sclerosis Across the Lifespan
Jennifer Graves, M.D., PhD
Associate Professor of Neurosciences at UC San Diego

Professor Rounds-A Curious Case of Encephalopathy
Brandon Holbert, M.D.
Resident at UC San Diego

The Evolving Landscape of Brain Tumor Therapeutics
David Piccioni, M.D., PhD
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Neuro-oncologist at UC San Diego

TNNT1 Nemaline Myopathy: Bedside to Bench and Back
Chamindra Konersman, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurosciences at UC San Diego and Neuromuscular Specialist at Rady Children’s Hospital

Management of Neonatal Seizures
Simon Kayyal, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Site Director at Texas Children’s Hospital for Neurology Clerkship

Professor Rounds
Elizabeth Murphy, M.D.
Resident at UC San Diego

Chronic Ambulatory Brain Recording in Parkinson’s Disease
Philip Starr, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurological Surgery, Dolores Cakebread Endowed Chair Co-Director,
Functional Neurosurgery Program Surgical Director,
Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Care Center (PADRECC) at San Francisco Veteran's Affairs Medical Center

Professor Rounds
Patrick Chen, MD
Neurology Resident, UCSD

Migraine Pathophysiology: A Clinical Perspective
Stewart J. Tepper, MD
Professor of Neurology, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College
Director, Dartmouth Headache Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Decreased Axon Safety Factor In Neuropsychiatric Disorders
John Huguenard, PhD
Professor of Neurology & Neurological Sciences, Stanford U, School of Medicine

Vascular Regulation of Myelination In Ischemic White Matter Disease
Jason Hinman, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor In-Residence, Department of Neurology, UCLA

Professor Rounds
Alison Headley, M.D., MPH
Resident at UC San Diego

Brain Rhythms Inform Brain Stimulation in Parkinson’s Disease
Helen Bronte-Stewart, M.D., MS
John E. Cahill Family Professor, Professor of Neurology and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery at the Stanford University Medical Center

Professor Rounds
Andrew Ng, M.D.
Resident at UC San Diego

Twists and Turns (non helical) on the Transcription Road to Oxidative Neuronal Death: Implications for Brain Protection and Repair in Neurological Diseases
Rajiv R. Ratan, M.D., PhD
Winifred Masterson Burke Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medicine
Associate Dean (affiliate), Weill Cornell Medicine
Executive Director, Burke Neurological Institute

Novel Treatment of Excitatory/Inhibitory (E/I) Imbalance in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)
Stuart Lipton, M.D., PhD
Professor of the Departments of Neuroscience and Molecular Medicine at UC San Diego
Co-Director of the Neuroscience Translational Center
Hannah and Eugene Step Chair in Neurodegenerative Disease at the Scripps Research Institute

Neuropathic Pain: It's All in the Head
Ronald Ellis, M.D., PhD
Professor, Department of Neurosciences, UC San Diego

Update on Migraine Trigger Point Deactivation Surgery
Hossein Ansari, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology at UC San Diego

2018 Videos

A Translational Program of Neural Stem Cell Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury
Matthew Shtrahman M.D., PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurosciences at UC San Diego School of Medicine

A Translational Program of Neural Stem Cell Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury
Mark Tuszynski, M.D., PhD
Professor of Neurosciences and Director at the Translational Neuroscience Institute at UC San Diego

John Ravits, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Neurosciences, Head of ALS and Neuromuscular Translational Research at UC San Diego

Rethinking Alzheimer’s Disease in the Context of Down Syndrome
Bill Mobley, M.D., PhD
Professor of Neurosciences and Associate Dean of Neuro Initiatives at UC San Diego

Genetic Basis of Pediatric Brain Disease
Joseph Gleeson, MD
Professor of Neurosciences at UC San Diego

Professor Rounds
Anasheh Halabi, M.D., PhD
Chief Resident of the Department of Neurosciences at UC San Diego

Revisiting Models of Neurodegenerative Diseases for the Era of Precision Medicine
Alberto Espay, M.D., MSc
Professor of Neurology, Director, James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Center Research Chair for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders

Gene Therapy: Past, Present, and Future
Ian Phillips, PhD.
Norris Professor of Applied Life Sciences, Director of the Center for Rare Disease Therapies, Faculty Director for the PPC Program

Professor Rounds
Rajan Arora, M.D.
Resident at UC San Diego

Professor Rounds
Aliya Frederick, M.D.
Resident at UC San Diego

Emerging Therapies to Treat Chronic Pain
Mark Wallace, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology at UC San Diego

Case Series: What Can A Neuro-Ophthalmologist Teach Me?
Peter Savino, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurosciences at UC San Diego

Intraoperative Neurophysiology in 2018
Jeffrey Gertsch, M.D.
Associate Professor in Neurology at UC San Diego, Medical Director of Surgical Neurophysiology

Professor Rounds
Andrew Hannawi, M.D.
UCSD Resident Physician

Childhood Strokes
Jonathan Bui, M.D., PhD
Neurologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and Associate Professor at UC San Diego

Neuronal Exosomes and Other Peripheral Biomarkers in Neurodegeneration
Robert Rissman, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurosciences at UC San Diego, Director for the ADCS Biomarker Core

Professor Rounds
Kevin Mcgehrin, MD (UCSD Resident)

Professor Rounds
Andrew Treister, MD (UCSD Resident)
Dillon Chen, MD, PhD (UCSD Fellow)

Treatment Approaches to Psychiatric Aspects of Parkinson's Disease
Jeffrey L. Cummings, M.D.
Director of the Center for Neurodegeneration and Translational Neuroscience
Director Emeritus, Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, Cleveland Clinic Las Vegas, NV

Mutation-Specific Precision Therapy: The COL6 related Dystrophies and Beyond
Carsten Bonnemann, MD
Professor of Neurosciences, Director of the Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, UC San Diego

Neural Dynamics of Emotional Processing: Insights From Human Intracranial Recordings
Jack Lin, MD
Professor of Clinical Neurology, Director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at UC Irvine

Professor Rounds
Patrick Chen, MD
Resident at UC San Diego

Targeting Cancer Stem Cells and Tumor Pericytes in Glioblastoma
Shideng Bao, PhD
Full Staff and Professor, Dept of Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Lerner Research Institute

Etiology and Pathophysiology of Functional Movement Disorders
Mark Hallett, MD, Dr.Med.h.c.
Chief, Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Neurodevelopmental Origin of Childhood Central Nervous System Tumors
Scott Pomeroy, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology & Director of the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center, Harvard Medical School
Chairman, Dept of Neurology, Neurologist-in-Chief, Boston Children's Hospital

Network Basis of Neuromodulation for Neuropsychiatric Disease
Nader Pouratian, MD, PhD
Vice Chair, Dept of Neurosurgery at David Geffen SOM, UCLA
Associate Professor, Dept of Neurosurgery, Bioengineering, Radiation Oncology

What is Repeat Expanded C9orf72 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Why is it Changing the Way We Are Viewing Neurodegeneration?
John Ravits, M.D.
Director of the ALS Clinic, Professor of Clinical Neurosciences at UC San Diego

Professor Rounds
Alison Headley MD and Aileen Tanaka MD
Residents at UC San Diego

Use of Advanced Multimodal Imaging in Elucidating Microstructural and Biochemical Influences in Metabolic Encephalopathies (Urea Cycle Disorders)
Andrea L. Gropman, MD, FAAP, FACMG
Chief of Division of Neurogenetics and Developmental Pediatrics, Professor in Neurology and Pediatrics at the Children's National Medical Center

Connectomic Principles of Resilience in a Mouse Model of Social Defeat
Dani Dumitriu, PhD, MD
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

2017 Videos

Professor Rounds
Rajan Arora, MD and Alison Headley, MD
UCSD Residents

Autism, inflammation and the mTOR pathway: Making connections in mouse models
Harley Kornblum, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
Founding Director of the Neural Stem Cell Research Center at UC Los Angeles

Genome and Beyond: Building an Integrative Framework to Understand Complex Human Disease
Jingjing Li, PhD
Instructor of Pediatrics, Stanford University

Stress and Epilepsy: Where Can the New Technologies Take Us?
Sheryl Haut, MD
Director, Adult Epilepsy
Professor of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Investigating Normal Consciousness and its Impairment by Epilepsy
Hal Blumenfeld, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, and Neurosurgery
Director, Yale Clinical Neuroscience Imaging Center at Yale University School of Medicine

Professor Rounds
Andrew Ng, MD and Alison Headley, MD
UCSD Residents

New Mechanisms of Cytotoxic Cerebral Edema
Kevin Staley, MD
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Neurologist and Chief of Pediatric Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Tics and Tourette Syndrome
Joseph Jankovic, MD
Professor of Neurology and Distinguished Chair in Movement Disorders
Director, Parkinson’s Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic Department of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine

Professor Rounds
Jose Soria-Lopez, MD and Rajan Arora, MD
UCSD Residents

A Mosaic of Genes, Neuroimaging and Epilepsy Surgery
Edward Novotny, M.D.
Adjunct Professor of Radiology and Neurosurgery at the University of Washington

Metabolism-Based Treatments for Neurological Disorders: Lessons from the Study of Ketogenic Diets
Jong Rho, M.D.
Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology at the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary

7 Tesla MR Spectroscopy in ALS
David Walk, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology at University of Minnesota

Giving Multiple Sclerosis A New Image
Rohit Bakshi, M.D., M.A.
Professor of Neurology & Radiology at Harvard Medical School, Director of Laboratory for Neuroimaging Research

Professor Rounds
Anasheh Halabi, MD, PhD and Alexan Yerevanian MD
Residents at UC San Diego

UCSD Dept. of Neurosciences: Chair Talk
James Brewer, MD, PhD
Professor in Residence and Interim Chair for Neurosciences

Myokymia and Neuromyotonia
Ludwig Gutmann, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Neurology, at the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa

State of the Science: Neurological Disease & Stem Cells - A Realistic Midcourse Appraisal
Evan Y. Snyder, M.D. Ph.D.
Professor and Director of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology Program at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

Bridging the Gap Between Synaptic Physiology and Behavior with New Tools to Measure Large Scale Network Dynamics
Peyman Golshani, M.D. Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Brain Research Institute at UC Los Angeles

Mytonic Dystrophy: More Than A Muscle Disease
Laurie Gutmann, MD
Professor, Vice Chair Clinical Research Department of Neurology University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Regulation of Neurotransmitter Receptor Function in Health and Disease
Richard Huganir, PhD
Professor and Director, Department of Neuroscience at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Professor Rounds
Elizabeth Murphy & Timothy Scheffelin

Swimming Toward A Cure, Epilepsy Research & Drug Discovery in Zebrafish
Scott Baraban PhD
Professor in Residence of Neurological Surgery, William K. Bowes Jr. Endowed Chair in Neuroscience Research at UC San Francisco

Cognitive Consequences of Focal Cerebellar Injury
Michael (Mick) Alexander, MD
Cognitive Neurologist & Professor of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital, Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center

Cholinotropic Neurobiology of Alzheimer’s Disease: Looking Back To See The Future
Elliot Mufson, PhD
Director of the Alzheimer’s and Brain Trauma Research Laboratory Institutional, Professor and Greening Chair in Neuroscience Barrow Neurological Institute

Professor Rounds
Christine Tjandra M.D. and Nathan Gaines M.D.
Residents of UC San Diego

Mechanisms of Progression in Neurodegenerative Disease: Spreading Tauopathy
Murray Grossman M.D.
Professor of Neurology, Director of Penn FTD Center at University of Pennsylvania

Cell Based Therapies for Stroke Recovery
Sean Savitz M.D.
Professor of Neurology, Frank M. Yatsu MD Chair in Neurology, Director of the Vascular Neurology Program at UT Houston

The Impact of Whole Exome Sequencing on Neuromuscular Medicine
Ericka Simpson M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology, Program Director of Neurology Residency and Neuromuscular Medicine Residency at Houston Methodist Hospital

Neuropathological Underpinnings of Clinical Heterogeneity in Alzheimer’s Disease
Melissa Murray, PhD
Assistant Professor of Aging and Dementia Imaging Research in the Neuropathology Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic, FL

Small Molecule Targeting of Alzheimer’s and Tau Molecular Pathology: In Vitro Studies to Early Clinical Trials
Frank Longo, M.D., PhD
George and Lucy Becker, Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine

Developing Treatment for Hereditary Neuromuscular Disease-Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy & Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Kenneth Fischbeck, M.D.
Distinguished Investigator, Neurogenetics Branch, Division of Intramural Research at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and the National Institute of Health

Advances in Rett Syndrome
Jeffrey Neul, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief of Neurology at Rady's Children's Hospital-San Diego, Professor of Neurosciences and Pediatrics at UC San Diego

Professor Rounds
Kevin McGehrin M.D and Adeline Plesiu M.D.
Residents at UC San Diego

Neural Stem Cells for Neurological Disease
Mark Tuszynski, M.D., PhD.
Professor of Neurosciences at UC San Diego, Director of the Center for Neural Repair

Peri-natal Stroke As A Model For Plasticity In the Developing Human Brain
Doris Trauner, M.D.
Professor of Neurosciences and Pediatrics at UC San Diego and Pediatric Neurologist and Specialist in Neurodevelopmental disabilities at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego

Traumatic Brain Injury and Neurodegenerative Processes
Georg Alexander Hishaw, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at University of Arizona Health Sciences

2016 Videos

Neuroinflammation in Parkinson's Disease
David Stamdaert, M.D., PhD
John N. Whitaker Professor and Chair of Neurology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Why Is It Bright?
Jonathan Bui, M.D., PhD
Neurologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and Associate Professor at UC San Diego

Potential for Exosome Therapy for Mitochondrial Disease
Mark Tarnopolsky, M.D., PhD, FRCPC
Professor of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics and Medicine at McMaster University.
Head of Neuromuscular and Neurometabolic Disease. Served on the Scientific and Medical Advisory Board for the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation.

Deep Phenotyping and the Search for Biomarkers in Chronic Daily Headache
Robert P. Cowan, M.D., F.A.A.N., F.A.H.S.
Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine

Professor Rounds
Dillon Chen, MD, PhD and Shawn Zardouz, MD
UCSD Fellow and UCSD Resident

Musicians Dystonia: A Mysterious Disorder of Motor Control
Steven Frucht, MD
Professor of Neurology at Mount Sinai SOM, Director of Movement Disorders in the Robert and John M Bendheim Parkinson and Movement Disorders Center

MRI Guided Surgery in Neuro-Oncology
Clark Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Stereotactic and Radiosurgery, Director of Medical Education, Associate Professor of Division of Neurosurgery, Vice Chairman of Research and Academic Development

Resident's Presentation
Nathan Gaines, MD and Jose Soria Lopez, MD
Residents at UC San Diego

Context Matters: Neighborhood Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Health in Transitions – A Focus on Care for Vulnerable Older Adults with Dementia
Amy Kind, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Geriatrics at University of Wisconsin, Director of VA Coordinated Transitional Care Demonstration Program

Genes, Environment, and Sex-Related Factors in MS and NMO
Jennifer Graves, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor at UC San Francisco School of Medicine

Professor Rounds-From Bed to Bench
Katie Longardner, MD and Andrew Treister, MD
Residents at UC San Diego

Assessment of Cerebral Small Vessel Disease Burden
Branko Huisa-Garate, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurosciences and Vascular Neurologist at UC San Diego.

Magnetic Field Stimulation of the Labyrinth: An Update on Basic and Clinical Implications
David Zee, M.D.
Professor of Neurology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, and Neuroscience at The Johns Hopkins University

The New Neurophysiology of Human Sleep
Eric Halgren, M.D., PhD
Professor of Radiology and Neurology at UC San Diego

A Systematic Search for Genetic Targets That Synergize with PI3 Kinase Inhibition in Glioblastoma
Mikael Rinne, M.D.
Physician at Dana-Farber Cancer Inst., Instructor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School

Levodopa: Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going
John Nutt, M.D.
Co-founder and Director Emeritus of the OHSU Parkinson Center and Movement Disorders Program

New Versus Old Antiepileptic Drugs in New Onset Epilepsy
Samuel Wiebe, MSc, M.D., FRCPC
Associate Dean of Clinical Research at University of Calgary, Director of Calgary Epilepsy Program

From WHO to HOW – Role of Biomarkers in Clinical Trials for Alzheimer's Disease
William Hu , M.D. , Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases at Emory University School of Medicine

Transverse Myelitis: Facing the Fallacies and Understanding a Syndrome
Benjamin Greenberg, M.D.
Associate Professor and the Cain Denius Scholar in Mobility Disorders in the Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics at UT Southweatern Medical Center.

Cognitive Decline in Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease
Beth Mormino, PhD
Instructor in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital

Delirium in the ICU
Jamie Labuzetta, M.D.
Neurocritical Care Fellow at UC San Diego

Gene Therapy For Motor Neuron and Lysosomal Storage Diseases
James Wilson, M.D., PhD Professor at University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine

Can Neuro-ophthalmology Help Me
Peter Savino, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurosciences at UCSD's Shiley Eye Institute

Value of Care for Patients Brain Tumor
Leia Nghiemphu, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA's Neuro-Oncology Program

Atrial Fribrillation and Stroke: A Cardiology Perspective for the Neurologist
John Hsu, M.D.
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSD

Cerebral Air Embolism
Peter Witucki, M.D.
Fellowship Director for Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
as well as co-directs the residency's rural medicine elective at UCSD.

My Car, the Doctor
Matthew Rizzo, M.D.
Frances and Edgar Reynolds Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurological Sciences
Chief Physician for Neurological Services at the University of Nebraska Medical Center

Preclinical Exploration of Molecular Diagnositics and Therapies for AD
Jerry Yang, M.D. PhD
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

MR-Neurography in Amyloid Related Polyneuropathies
Jennifer Kollmer, M.D.
Doctor of Neuroradiology at University of Heidelberg, Germany

Migraine Surgery: A Hope for Patients with Intractable Migraine
Hossein Ansari, M.D.
Board-certified neurologist
Specializes in diagnosing and treating headaches and facial pain

AED Update
Richard Mattson, M.D.
Professor Emeritus of Neurology; Epilepsy
Fellowship Director at Yale School of Medicine

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Diagnosis and Rehabilitation
Michael A. Lobatz, M.D.
The Neurology Center
Medical Director, Scripps Rehabilitation Center
Director, Traumatic Brain Injury Program

Recent Advances in Motor Recovery Post-Stroke - An Overview
Meheroz H. Rabadi, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Neurology at Oklahome City VA Medical Center
Medical Director of the Oklahoma City VAMC Stroke Program and Spinal Cord Injury and Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and ALS Program

The Future is Now: Using Brain Waves to Control your Environment
Jerry J. Shih, M.D.
Department of Neurology
Mayo Clinic Florida

Advances in Usinng MRI to Monitor Neuroprotective Approaches in MS
Tony Traboulsee, M.D.
Associate Professor (Medicine/Neurology)
Head, UBC MS and NMO Programs

Genetics of essential Tremor: Quid Nunc?
Peter Hedera, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology at Vanderbilt University

The Pipeline in Headache with Emphasis on CGRP
Rapaport, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Neurology at UC Los Angeles
Founder and Director of the New England Center for Headache
Immediate Past-President of the International Headache Society

Neural Stem Cells for Spinal Cord Injury
Mark Tuszynski, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Neurosciences at UC San Diego
Director of the Center for Neural Repair

2015 Videos

Modeling Human Aging and Disease
Fred H. Gage, M.D.
Professor at the Salk Institute's Laboratory of Genetics
Vi and John Adler Chair for Research on Age-related Neurodegenerative Disease

Disentangling PSP
Irene Litvan, M.D.
Professor of Neurosciences at UC San Diego
Director of the Movement Disorders Center

Quantitative Imaging in the Clinical Setting: Toward Improved Diagnosis of Neurodegenerative Disease
James Brewer, M.D., PhD
Professor of Neurology and Radiology at UC San Diego
Director of Human Memory Lab

Growth Factor Gene Therapy for Alzheimer's Disease
Mark Tuszynski, M.D.
Professor of Neurosciences, Director of the Translational Neuroscience Institute
Director of Center for Neural Repair at UC San Diego

Autism: Cells, Circuits, and Behavior
Audrey C. Brumback, M.D., PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at UC San Francisco

Synapses in Health and Diesease
Roberto Malinow, M.D.
Professor of Neurology
Specializes in synapses and ciruits of the brain

Choosing Outcome Measures for Clinical Research and Practice
Lisa Schulman, M.D.
Professor of Neurology
Director of the University of Maryland Movement Disorders Center

ESCAPEing Stroke
Michael Hill, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Neurology, Community Health Sciences, Medicine, and Radiology
Director of the Stroke Unit for the Calgary Stroke Program, Alberta Health Services

Exploring the Other 99% of the Autism Genome
Jonathan Seba, Ph.D.
Chief, Beyster Center for Molecular Genomics of Neuropsychiatric Diseases
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Cellular and Molecular Medicine, UC San Diego

Prehospital Stroke Care: Lessons Learned from FAST-MAG and Future Directions
Nerses Sanossian, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Specializes in the Diagnosis and Management of Stroke

Stroke Recertification
Thomas Hemmen, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurosciences
Director of the UC San Diego Stroke Program and Cerebrovascular Fellowship Program

The Emerging Role of Network Analysis in Epilepsy
Jack Lin, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology,
Director of Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
UC Irvine

PET & Epilepsy
Harry Chugani, MDProfessor
Departments of Pediatrics, Neurology, and Radiology Director
Positron Emission Tomography Center Dir

ER Imaging Triage in Acute Stroke
Max Wintermark, MD MAS, MBA
Professor of Chief of Neuroradiology
Stanford Schoool of Medicine

Alpph-Synuclein and Parkinson's Disease: Phathogenesis, Cell to Cell Transfer, and Therapy
Jeffrey H. Kordower, PhD
The Jean-Schweepe-Armour
Professor of Neurological Sciences an Director
Research Center for Brain Repair

Prevention of Stroke: Taking Advantage of Some Newer (and Not so Newer) Technologies
Ashfaq Shuaib, MD, FRCPC
Professor of Medicine and Neurology
Director, Stroke Program
University of Alberta, Canada

Stroke Research: History and Future
John H. Zhang, MD, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Physiology
Loma Linda University

Studying Risk Factors in Younger Patients: The MS Story
Emmanuelle Waubant, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, UC San Francisco

Pain Management & Sleep Management
Bradley Eli, DMD, MS
Fellow, American Academny of Orofacial Pain
Diplomate, American Board of Orofacial Pain

Dystonia: Recent advances in clinical definitions/genetics and phenotype-genotype correlations
Kailash Bhatia
Professor of Clinical Neurology, Sobell Department of Movement Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, University College London

The hematoma target: predicting early ICH behavior
Dar Dowlatshahi, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa
Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute; Stroke Neurologist, Ottawa Hospital

Frontotemporal lobar degeneration, the next therapeutic frontier
Adam Boxer, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Director, Neurosciences Clinical Research Unit (NCRU), UCSF

Pathophysiology of Dystonia
Mark Hallett, MD
Chief, Human Motor Control Section

Perfusion Instability in the Ischemic Penumbra: Tissue Salvage Beyond 6 H
Jin-Moo Lee, MD, PhD, Professor and Head
Cerebrovascular Disease Section, Dept. of Neurology, Washington U. St. Louis

Facing the Daunting Tasks Post Recent Endovascular Stroke Trials: Treating More Patients and New Therapy

Osama Zaidat, MD, Professor and Director
Comprehensive Stroke Program, Medical College of Wisconsin

Three Topics in Neuro-Oncology
David Piccioni, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Neuro-Oncology, UC San Diego

Developmental Dyslexia: Genes, Brains, Behaviors
Albert Galaburda, MD, Professor of Neurology
Co-Director, Mind Brain Behavior Initiative, Harvard University

An Update on Biomarkers for Parkinson's Disease
Peter LeWitt, MD, Professor of Neurology
Wayne State University
Director, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Program, Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, Michigan

Brain Computer Interface Based Stroke Rehabilitation
Vivek Prabhakaran, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Dept. of Neuroradiology
University of Wisconsin

Personalized Medicine for Rodents
Mark H. Tuszynski, MD, PhD Director, Center for Neural Repair Professor, UC San Diego Neurosciences

Therapeutic implications of genetic discoveries in cerebrovascular diseases
Jonathan Rosand, MD, MSc
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Director, Division of Neurocritical Care, Mass General Hospital
Director, Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit, Mass General

An Update on Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke
Adnan Qureshi, MD
Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Radiology
Director, Interventional and endovascular procedures, Fairview-UMMC hospital, U of Minnesota 

Realizing Precision Medicine in Multiple Sclerosis: Designing an Individualized Strategy for Prevention
Zongqi Xia, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard UniversityAssociated Scientist, Medical Population Genetics, Broad Institute

Unmet Needs in MS: Hispanics and Multiple Sclerosis
Lilyana Amezcua, MD
Assistant Clinic Professor of Neurology
Medical Director, MS Comprehensive Care and Research Center
University of Southern California 

High Throughput Sequencing for Clinical Diagnosis and Discovery
Matthew Bainbridge, PhD Postdoctoral Associate, Human Genome Sequencing Center
Baylor College of Medicine

Seeing Faces and Knowing People: The Neuropsychology of Acquired Prosopagnosia
Jason Barton, MD, PhD Professor, Koerner Chair in Brain Diseases
University of British Columbia

On the Horizon: Advances in ALS Therapeutics Shafeeq Ladha, MD
Director, Gregory W. Fulton ALS and Neuromuscular Disease Center, Barrow Neurological Institute

2014 Videos

Inflammatory Myopathies: Translational Studies
Steven A. Greenberg, MD
Associate Neurologist, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Primary Progressive Apraxia of Speech: Clinical, Neuroimaging and Molecular Features
Keith A. Josephs Jr., MD, MST
Professor and Consultant of Neurology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Motor Selection and the Basal Ganglia: Can We Look Before We Leap?
Ihtsham Hag, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Medical Director
Janeway & Davie Neurology Clinics
Wake Forest University

Mitochondrial Disorders
Richard Haas, MB, BChir
UC San Diego Professor of Neurosciences & Pediatrics
Co-Director, Mitochondrial & Metabolic Disease Center

Cortical Demyelination in MS: New Thoughts on an Old Observation
Revere (Rip) Kinkel, MD, FAAN
Director of UC San Diego Multiple Sclerosis Program

Come into the Light - Understanding Photophobia
Kathleen Digre, MD
Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City

Epilepsy in Pregnancy/My Epilepsy Story
Kimford Meador, MD
Professor of Neurological Sciences, Stanford University

Dynamic Magnetic Flux in Managing Headaches
Albert Leung, MD
Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, UC San Diego

Techniques, Concepts & Pitfalls in Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Neuroimaging, Focusing on CT Angiography
James Chen, MD
UC San Diego Neuroradiology

Impact of neurogenetic advances on diagnosis and treatment of the hereditary spastic paraplegias
Craig Blackstone, MD, PhD
Senior Investigator, Neurogenetics Branch, NINDS
National Institutes of Health

Translational research in central nervous system Injury: A tale of sex, drugs, and pork
Candace L. Floyd, PhD
Associate Professor/Director of Research
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Increasing Thrombolysis in Acute Stroke: The SMART Approach
Medical Director
California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC)
Comprehensive Stroke Center (CCSC) Director
Clinical Professor of Neurology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, CPMC Center for Stroke Research, San Francisco

Advances in EEG-Based Neurodynamics
Jeffrey Gertsch, MD
Medical Director, Surgical Neurophysiology
UC San Diego Dept. of Neurosciences

Neuroimaging of Epilepsy: Multimodality/Multidisciplinary Approach
Noriko Salamon, MD
Professor in Residence, Radiology
Director of Neuroradiology Fellowship Program, UCLA

ALS and Frontotemporal Dementia
Cathy Lomen-Hoerth, MD
Professor of Neurology
Director of the ALS Clinic, UCSF

When Neurologist and Patient Disagree on Reasonable Risk
Norm Cachuck, MD
Chief of Neuroimmunology
USC School of Medicine

From Synapse to Sickness: Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors and Brain Disease
Nicole Calakos, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurology and Neurobiology
Duke University

Protocol for PTC
Pater Savino, MD
Clinical Professor
Ophthalmology and Neurosciences
UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute

Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy
Timothy Furnish, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine Center, UC San Diego

A Translational Approach to Inherited Neuropathies
Michael Shy, MD
Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics and Physiology
Carver College of Medicine
University of Iowa

Developing Treatment for Kennedy's Disease
Kenneth Fischbeck, MD
Chief, Neurogenetics Branch, NINDS, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Molecular Diagnostics and the Treatment of Gliomas
David Piccioni, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor Neuroscience and Neuro-Oncology, UC San Diego

Mindfulness For Our Patients, Mindfulness for Ourselves
Steven Hickman, PsyD
Clinical Psychologist
Director, UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness

Patent Foramen Ovale: New Frontier or Fool's Gold
John Volpi, MD
Co-Director, Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center
Director, Cerebral Blood Flow Lab
Methodist Neurological Institute
Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston

Discovering the Early Behavioral and Neural Phenotype of Autism
Karen Pierce, PhD Associate Professor, UC San Diego Neurosciences; Assistant Director, UC San Diego Autism Center of Excellence

The Rising Cost of MS Drugs: Too Big to Fail?
Dennis Bourdette, MD
Chair and Roy & Eulalia Swank Family Research Professor, Neurology Oregon Health & Science University

Neuroprotective studies in Parkinson's disease. Can we face the challenge?
Tanya Simuni, MD
Professor of Neurology; Director, Parkinson's disease and Movement Disorders Center
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

CSF: Insights into MS
Patricia Coyle, MD
Professor, Neurology; Director, MS Comprehensive Care Center
Stony Brook University Medical Center

Neurogenetics: a medical geneticist's view from the trenches
Maren T. Scheuner, M.D., MPH, FACMG
Chief, Medical Genetics, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Associate Professor of Medicine, UCLA

Neurophysiology of Language
Eric Halgren, PhD
Prof of Radiology, Neurology and Psychiatry, UC San Diego
Co-director, Multimodal Imaging Lab

Eye of the Tiger
Kapil Sethi, MD
Professor of Neurology
Georgia Health Sciences University

The Use of Personalized Medicine to Improve the Safety and Outcomes of Care: Examples in PCI and Acute Ischemic Stroke
John Spertus, MD, MPH
Chair and Professor
University of Missouri - Kansas City

The Lewy Body Dementias
James Leverenz, MD
Chair of Neurological Science
Cleveland Clinic

Medulloblastoma: Transition to Molecular Based Therapy and Challenges
Roger J. Paker, MD
Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Institute
Children's National, Washington, DC

Lessons Learned in the Electric Brain
Michael Okun, MD
Administrative Director, Co-Director, Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration; Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville

Exploring the Human Brain Function with Intracranial EEG and Electrical Brain Stimulation
Josef Parvizi, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Stanford University

Handwriting Kinematics in Movement Disorders
Michael Caligirui, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry, UC San Diego

Variations on a theme of CIDP Lewis-Sumner Syndrome & Multifocal Motor Neuropathy
Richard A. Lewis, MD
Director, EMG Neurology and Special Clinics
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles

2013 Videos

Optimizing Neuromuscular Recovery after Peripheral Nerve Injuries
Tahneen Mozaffar, MD
Professor, Neurology & Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, UC Irvine ALS and Neuromuscular Center

Status Epilepticus in Children and Adults
John M. Pellock, MD
Professor and Chair, Child Neurology
Senior Associate Dean for Professional Education and President and CEO, UHS Professional Education Programs, Inc. Children's Hospital of Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia Hospitals

Placebo Response in Clinical Trials of Parkinson's Disease
Christopher Goetz, MD
Director, Movement Disorders Center
Professor of Neurological Sciences and Pharmacology Rush University Medical Center

The spinocerebellar ataxias
Stefan-M Pulst, MD
Professor and Chair, Neurology
University of Utah

Neurological Rehabilitation
David Alexander, MD
Professor, UCLA Dept. of Neurology
Rehabilitation and Research Unit

Is it time to change our definition of Parkinson's Disease?
Matthew S. Stern, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Clinical Pharmacogenetics in Neurology
Kelly C. Lee, PharmD
Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, UC San Diego

Introduction to Neuroinformatics and the Neuroscience Information Framework
Maryann Martone, PhD
UC San Diego Dept. of Neurosciences

Neuropsychology of Dementia with Lewy Bodies
David Salmon, PhD
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, UC San Diego

New and Future Headache Therapies
Alan Rapoport, MD
Clinical Professor of Neurology, UCLA

Advances in Frontotemporal Dementia
Bruce Miller, MD
Dept of Neurology, Memory and Aging Center, UC San Francsico

Gullain Barre Syndromes and Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathies
Michael Weiss, MD
Professor, Director of Neuromuscular Diseases
Director of EMG Laboratory
U. of Washington

The Next Generation of Carotid Stenosis Studies: Are You Ready to Randomize?
Surmant, Chatervedi, MD
Professor of Neurology
Stroke Program Director, Wayne State U.

Too Young to Have a Stroke: Emerging Concepts of Cerebrovascular Disease in Young Adults
Aleksandra Pikula, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Investigator, Framingham Heart Study
Boston University

Populations at Risk: Stroke and Diabetes
Kerstin Betterman, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Penn State

Prehospital Study Enrollment Enables Initiation of Neuroprotective Agent for Acute Stroke in Hyperacute Time Windows
Royya Modir, MD
Vascular Neurology and Stroke Fellow
UCLA Medical Center

Clinical and Pathological Features of Autonomic Failure of Synucleinopathies
Eduardo Benarroch, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Cerebral Location of Functions: Fact Versus Fiction or is it Something Else?
Elliott D. Ross, MD, FAAN, FANA
Professor of Neurology, U. of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Cartoid Atherosclerosis: Recurring Conversations
Bruce M. Coull, MD
Professor of Neurology and Medicine, Vice Dean
University of Arizona College of Medicine

The Creative Brain
Kenneth Heilman, MD
Professor of Neurology and Health Psychology
University of Florida

Functional Imaging and Plasticity
William Davis Gaillard, MD
Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
The Washington University Children's National Medical Center

From Charcot to Lou Gherig: Mechanism and Therapy for ALS and Beyond
Don Cleveland, PhD
Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, UC San Diego

Vestibular Dysfunction and Plasticity
Sascha du Lac, PhD
Associate Professor, Salk Institute
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Sleep Rhythms
Eric Halgren, PhD
Professor of Radiology
Neurosciences and Psychiatry
Co-director, Multimodal Imaging Lab, UC San Diego

Dementia in the Oldest Old: the 90+ Study
Claudia Kawas, M.D.
Al and Trish Nichols
Chair in Clinical Neuroscience and Professor of Neurobiology & Behavior and Neurology,
UC Irvine

Advanced Neuroimaging in the Detection and Treatment of Epilepsy and Brain Tumors
Carrie R. McDonald, PhD, ABPP-CN
Professor of Psychiatry
Multimodal Imaging Laboratory
UC San Diego

Post-Stroke Infection: Risks and Consequences
Kyra Becker, M.D.
Professor of Neurology and Neurological Surgery and co-director University of Washington
Stroke Center  

Management of unbled brain AVMs: the ARUBA trial. J.P. Mohr M.D., MS
Daniel Sciarra Professor of Clinical Neurology
Director, Doris & Stanley Tananbaum Stroke Center
NY Neurological Institute, Columbia University Medical Center

Synapses in Health and Disease
Roberto Malinow ,M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Section of Neurobiology,
Professor of Neurosciences
Shiley Chair in Alzheimer's Disease

In Vivo Imaging Tools for Studying Mouse Models of Human Brain Disease
Anna Devor, PhD
Associate Professor
UC San Diego Neurosciences and Radiology

Tales from the neurology clinic: "Doc, I have an upside-down circadian clock"
William J. Schwartz, M.D.
Department of Neurology
University of Massachusetts
Medical School

"What is C9orf72-ALS/FTD and why is it transforming our view of neurodegeneration?"

John Ravits, M.D., FAAN
Professor of Clinical Neuroscience
Head, ALS and Neuromuscular
Translational Research, UC San Diego

Exercise in Parkinson Disease: Is it Worth the Sweat?"
Cynthia Comella, MD
PDF Movement Disorder Center
Rush Medical Center, Chicago

"Rett Syndrome, Autism and Autonomic Dysfunction, and Advances in Treatment"
Jeffrey Neul, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Molecular and Human Genetics, and Neurosciences
Baylor College of Medicine

2012 Videos

"Imaging Clues in Neuroscience: The Impact of Preterm Birth"
Terri Inder, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology and Radiology, Washington University in St. Louis; St. Louis Children's Hospital

"Saccadic Oscillations: Membrane Kinetics, Genetics, Pharmacotherapy"
David S. Zee, MD
Professor of Neurology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

"Pathways in Neural Stem Cells"
Harley Kornblum, MD, PhD
Semel Research Institute and Depts. of Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Pharmacology, UCLA

"Psychogenic Seizures and Other Psychogenic Symptoms"
Selim Benbadis, MD,
Professor of Neurology
Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
University of South Florida

"New Criteria for Alzheimer's Disease: Do They Work?"
Ronald Peterson, MD, PhD
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Mayo Clinic

"Let's Look at Migraine in a Different Light"
Ana Recober, MD
Dept. of Neurology
University of Iowa

"How to Optimize Use of TPA and What to Do When TPA Doesn't Work"
James Grotta, MD
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Neurology
UT Houston Medical School

Integrative Functional Genomics in Neurodegenerative Disease: Endophenotypes and Functional Validation in Drosophila
Joshua Shulman, MD
Associate Neurologist
Massachusetts General Hospital

Treatment of Parkinson's Diseaes
Joseph Jankovic, MD,
Professor of Neurology
Distinguished Chair in Movement Disorders
Baylor College of Medicine

Advances in the Endovascular Management of Cerebrovascular Disease
Alexander A. Khalessi, MD, MS
Director of Endovascular Neurosurgery
Surgical Director of Neurocritical Care, UC San Diego

Plasmapharesis for Neurological Diseases
David Ward, M.D., F.R.C.P., Professor of Clinical Medicine, Associate Medical Director, Kidney Transplantation; Medical Director, Apheresis Program, UC San Diego

Antisense based therapies for the Treatment of Motor Neuron Diseases
C. Frank Bennett
Isis Pharmaceuticals, Carlsbad

"Can advanced imaging extend the time window in reperfusion therapy in acute stroke?"
Greg Albers, MD, Stanford Stroke Center

"Blurring the Distinction Between Mind and Machine: Translational Implications"
Todd P. Coleman, Ph.D., Associate Professor Bioengineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC San Diego

"Stroke Center Certification and Ipact on Patient Care"
Thomas Hemmen, MD, Director, UC San Diego Stroke Center

"Clinicians Guide to Dystonia"
Alberto Expay, MD, MSc, Associate Professor of Neurology, U. of Cincinnati, Gardner Center for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders

"Amyloid Imaging in Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease"
Adam Fleischer, MD, MAS, Director of Brain Imaging, Associate Professor, UC San Diego Neurosciences

"Sleep in Older Adults"
Sonia Ancoli-Israel, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Medicine, UC San Diego; DIrector, Gillin Sleep and Chronomedicine Research Center, UC San Diego

"Inherited Leukodystrophies"
Josh Bonkowsky, MD, PhD, Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine

"The Second Time Around"
Marisela Dy, MD, Child Neurology Fellow, UC San Diego

"Progressive Stupor in a 21-yeaer-old Male"
Neel Dixit, MD, UC San Diego Neurology Resident

"Suspected Huntington's Disease: When the Genetics are Negative"
Justin Rouseau, MD, UC San Diego Neurology Resident

"Rare Cause of Acute Weakness"
Galina Nikolskaya, MD, UC San Diego Neurology Resident

"Mapping the Brain in the 21st Century: Seeing the Details within the Big Picture"
Harvey Karten, MD, Distinguished Professor of Neurosciences and Psychiatry, UC San Diego

"Spinal Muscular Atrophy: A Timely Review of a Rags to Riches Story"
John T. Kissel, MD, Department of Neurosciences, Wexner Medical Center, National Children's Hospital, Ohio State University

"Radiation Optic Neuropathy"
Leah Levi, MBBS, Clinical Profesor of Ophthalmology and Neurosciences, UC San Diego

"Monitoring and Outcome Measures for Clinical Trials and Everyday Care"
Bruce Dobkin, MD, Professor of Neurology, Director, Neurologic Rehabilitation and Research, UCLA

"Axonal Transport - Facts, Hypotheses and Guesses"
Subhojit Roy, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Neurosciences and Pathology, UC San Diego

"Pathophysiology of Psychogenic Movement Disorders"
Mark Hallet, MD, Human Motor Control Section, NINDS, NIH, Bethesda, MD

 "Angelman Syndrome: Recognition, Current Treatment, Potential for "Cure"
 Mark Nespeca, M.D. Program consultant/Medical director of the Clinical EEG Laboratory Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego

 "Examining the malignant sensory plasticity of migraine"
 KC Brennan, M.D. Assistant Professor Department of Neurology University of Utah

 "Size matters: Small versus Large Nerve Fiber-New Models for Diabetic Neuropathy Trials"
 A. Gordon Smith, M.D.,FAAN Associate Professor of Neurology and Pathology University of Utah, School of Medicine

"Swift and Sure: Prehospital Neuroprotection and Highly Effective Endovascular Recanalization Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke"
Jeffrey L. Saver, M.D. Stroke Neurology Director UCLA Stroke Unit Director University of California, Los Angeles

 "Von Economo's dilemma: Hypothalamic regulation of sleep."
 Clifford B. Saper, M.D., Ph.D, James Jackson Putnam Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School, Chairman, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

"Disorders of Consciousness in Children"
Steve Ashwal, M.D. Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology; Chief, Pediatric Neurology, Loma Linda University Children's Hospital

 "Alzheimer's disease therapeutics: An incomplete bench-to-bedside story"
Edward H. Koo, M.D. Professor, Department of Neurosciences, UC San Diego

 "Putting together the human brain: Lessons from disease"
 Joseph G. Gleeson, M.D. Professor, Neurogenetics Laboratory, Dept. Neurosciences and Pediatrics, Division of Child Neurology, Senior Staff, Rady Children's Hospital, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, UC San Diego

"PSP: Clinical and Etiopathogenetic aspects"
Irene Litvan, M.D. Tasch Professor in Parkinson Disease Research Director of the Movement Disorder Program UC San Diego

"DSM V: a view from the inside"
Joel E. Dimsdale, M.D. Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus and Research Professor University of California, San Diego

2011 Videos

Mitochondrial Disease Past, Present and Future 
Richard Haas, M.D. Professor of Neurosciences Pediatric Neurologist Co-director of the MMDC University of California, San Diego

On the Neurobiology of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
Robert Sloviter, Ph.D. Professor of Pharmacology and Neurology University of Arizona College of Medicine Tucson, Arizona

"Organ Donation from Referral to Recovery"
Samantha Blaz, Program Development Manager. Jill Stinebring, RN, BSN, CPTC, Director of Clinical Services, Lifesharing: A Donate Life Organization San Diego, CA

"Thymectomy in immune MG: The rationale for MGTX"
Gil I. Wolfe, MD, FAAN Professor of Neurology Dr. Bob and Jean Smith Foundation Distinguished Chair Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

"The neurology of conscious and unconscious mammalian memory"
Larry R. Squire, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Neurosciences, and Psychology UC San Diego School of Medicine Research Career Scientist VA Medical Center, San Diego

"Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Today and Tomorrow"
Robert Leshner, M.D. Clinical Health Sciences Professor Department of Neurosciences University of California, San Diego  

"Immortality, Stem Cell and the Search for Humoral Signals of Longevity"
Andrew Dillin, Ph.D HHMI Investigator Professor-Salk Institute La Jolla, CA

"Development of CNS Therapeutics in the era of translational medicine"
Richard Smith, M.D. Director of the Center for Neurological study La Jolla, CA

"Things I've learned about teaching medical students"
Sean Evans, M.D. Associate Clinical Professor Department of Neurosciences University of California, San Diego

"The Acute to Chronic Pain Transition: Spinal Glia and Toll Receptors"
Tony Yaksh, Ph.D. Professor of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology University of California, San Diego

"Advances in the early identification of autism: From behavior to brain and back again"
Karen Pierce, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Neurosciences University of California, San Diego

"Current and Future Intervention for Stroke: A Surgical Disease"
Elad L. Levy, MD, FFAC, FAHA Professor of Neurosurgery & Radiology Director, Endovascular Fellowship & Stroke Service Go-Director, Gates Stroke Center At Kaleida Health Buffalo, New York

"Alzheimer's Disease and the Systemic Amyloid Precursor Transthyretin: Do two wrongs make a right?"
Joel Buxbaum, M.D. Professor Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine The Scripps Research Institute

"New Developments in Parkinson Disease" Peter LeWitt, M.D. Director, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Program, Henry Ford Hospital; Professor of Neurology Wayne State University School of Medicine

"Neurocircuitry of addiction: a motivational view"
George Koob, M.D. Professor and Chair, Committee on the Neurobiology of Addictive Disorders, The Scripps Research Institute; Adjunct Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry University of California, San Diego

"HIV and the Nervous System: 30 Years Later"
David Croteau, M.D. FRCPC Neuro-AIDS Senior Clinical Fellow HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Diego

"Brain injury in the premature infant: Unexpected mechanisms of regeneration and repair"
Stephen A. Back, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology Oregon Health & Science University Clyde and Elda Munson Professor of Pediatric Research Director, Neuroscience Section Pape' Family Pediatric Research Institute

"Anti-MuSK Myasthenia: Do the MuSK Antibodies Cause the Disease?"
David Richman, M.D. Professor, Department of Neurology and Center for Neuroscience, University of California, Davis

"Insights into Huntington's disease pathogenesis offer new opportunities for therapy"
Albert La Spada, M.D., PhD Professor, Vice Chairman, and Division Head of Genetics Dept of Pediatrics University of California, San Diego

"Electric Fields in the Brain - A New Interpretation of an Old Signal"
Flavio Forhlich, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Associate McCormick Laboratory Yale University, School of Medicine

"Bridging the gap between synapses and behavior: cortical network dysfunction in models of neurodevelopmental disorders."
Peyman Golshani, M.D. Assistant Professor in Residence, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles

"Our Environment is Killing Us: Redox Control of Protein Misfolding, Mitochondrial Fragmentation, and Neuronal Synaptic Damage in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases"
Stuart Lipton, M.D., Ph.D. Professor and Scientific Director, Sanford-Burnham Center for Neuroscience, Aging, and Stem Cell Research; Professor, The Salk Institute and The Scripps Research Center Professor of Neurology, University of California, San Diego

"Flies and zebrafish, and mice, and epilepsy...oh my"
Alexander Bassuk, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics University of Iowa

"Presenilins in Neuroinflammation"
Suman Jayadev, M.D. Acting Assistant Professor of Neurology University of Washington, Seattle

"Temperature Management in Severe Brain Injury"
Joshua Levine, M.D. Assistant Professor, Co Director Neurocritical Care Program Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Anesthesiology and Critical Care Hospital of the University Of Pennsylvania

"Brain Repair After Stroke"
Steven C. Cramer, M.D. Professor, Departments of Neurology, Anatomy and Neurobiology University of California, Irvine

2010 Videos

"Neuroprotection through hypothermia after ischemic stroke"
Thomas Hemmen, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor Director, UC San Diego Stroke Center Department of Neurosciences University of California, San Diego

"Case Presentation"
Kelly Askim, D.O. Neurology Resident University of California, San Diego

"Cross-Talk and Developmental Programs in Stem Cell Biology-A Key to Regenerative Neuroscience"
Evan Y. Snyder, M.D., Ph.D, F.A.A.P.Professor, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Director, Program in Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology Director, Stem Cell Research Center Associate, Sanford Children's Health Research Center Attending Physician, Department of Pediatrics UC San Diego Faculty, Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, UC San Diego Scientific Steering Committee, Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine

"Magnetoencephalography versus Intracranial EEG in the presurgical epilepsy evaluation: the crux of the matter"
Andreas Alexopoulos, M.D., MPH Director, CNP/Epilepsy and EEG Fellowship Program Staff Physician, Epilepsy Center Staff, Lerner Research Institute, Department of Neurosciences Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute

"The Anatomy of Drowsiness- Results of Simultaneous EEG and fMRI Studies"
John Stern, M.D. Associate Professor of Neurology Acting Director of the UCLA Seizure Disorder Center

"Spinal Muscular Atrophy: An Opportunity for Early Intervention in Neurodegeneration"
Kathryn J. Swoboda, M.D., Associate Professor, Neurology and Pediatrics Diplomate, American Board of Medical Genetics Director, Pediatric Motor Disorders Research Program, University of Utah School of Medicine