Neurology Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior (CNCB), Large Conference Room
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Can't attend Grand Rounds? Check out the live video stream during the event (when available), or watch a video later.

See the long-term schedule below for 2018

See the schedule for 2016

See the schedule for 2017

December 2018 Schedule



Biofluids and Biomarkers in Parkinson's Disease

Mark Lew, MD, FAAN, FANA
Professor of Neurology
Keck/USC School of Medicine


The Attenuation of Adult Neurogenesis by Adeno-Associated Virus (AAV) and its Implications for Hippocampal Function and Neurological Disease
Matthew Shtrahman, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Dept of Neurosciences
UCSD School of Medicine
Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
Professor Rounds
Alexan Yerevanian, MD
UCSD Resident

2018 Long-term draft schedule (subject to change)




Jan 5
New Year's Resolutions for Pediatric TBI: From the ICU to the SidelineChristopher Giza, UCLA
Jan 12
Connectomic Principles of Resilience in a Mouse Model of Social DefeatDani Dumitriu, Mount Sinai
Jan 19
Use of Advanced Multimodal Imaging in Elucidating Microstructural and Biochemical Influences in Metabolic Encephalopathies (Urea Cycle Disorders)Andrea Gropman, Children's National Medical Center
Jan 26
Professor RoundsAlison Headley & Alexan Yerevanian, UCSD
Feb 2
What is Repeat Expanded C9orf72 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Why is it Changing the Way We Are Viewing Neurodegeneration?John Ravits, UCSD
Feb 9
Update on NeuroHIVRon Ellis, UCSD
Feb 16
Feb 23
Mitochondrial DNA Depletion DisordersMichio Hirano, Columbia U
Mar 2
Network Basis of Neuromodulation for Neuropsychiatric DiseaseNader Pouratian, UCLA
Mar 9
Neurodevelopmental Origin of Childhood Central Nervous System TumorsScott Pomeroy, Harvard Boston Children's
Mar 16Etiology and Pathophysiology of Functional Movement DisordersMark Hallett, NINDS
Mar 23
Professor RoundsAlexan Yerevanian, UCSD
Mar 30
UCSD Holiday - NO GR
Apr 6Targeting Cancer Stem Cells and Tumor Pericytes in GlioblastomaShideng Bao, Cleveland Clinic
Apr 13
Professor RoundsAileen Tanaka, UCSD
Apr 20
Modeling Tauopathies Using Patient Derived Induced Pluripotent Stem CellsShauna Yuan, UCSD
Apr 27
Professor RoundsPatrick Chen, UCSD
May 4
Progress in CSF and Blood Biomarkers for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease Doug Galasko, UCSD
May 11
Neural Dynamics of Emotional Processing: Insights From Human Intracranial Recordings Jack Lin, UCI
May 18
May 25Mutation-Specific Precision Therapy: The COL6 related Dystrophies and BeyondCarsten Bonnemann, NIH
Jun 1
Treatment Approaches to Psychiatric Aspects of Parkinson's Disease Jeff Cummings, Cleveland Clinic
Jun 8
Professor RoundsDillon Chen & Andrew Treister, UCSD
Jun 15
Rare Movement Disorders: Hunting Zebras Then and Now Jennifer Friedman, UCSD
Jun 22Professor RoundsKevin Mcgehrin, UCSD
Jun 29
Neuronal Exosomes and Other Peripheral Biomarkers in NeurodegenerationRobert Rissman, UCSD
Jul 6 NO GR
Jul 13Childhood StrokeJonathan Bui, UCSD
Jul 20Alzheimer's Program Update and OpportunitiesJames Brewer, UCSD
Jul 27Professor RoundsAndrew Hannawi, UCSD
Aug 3Intraoperative Neurophysiology in 2018 Jeffrey Gertsch, UCSD
Aug 10Case Series: What Can A Neuro-Ophthalmologist Teach Me?Peter Savino, UCSD
Aug 17 Emerging Therapies to Treat Chronic Pain
Mark Wallace, UCSD
Aug 24Professor RoundsAliya Frederick, UCSD
Aug 31 Stem Cells in Brain Tumors
Jeremy Rich, UCSD
Sept 7Professor Rounds
Rajan Arora, UCSD
Sept 14 Genetic Etiologies of Parkinson Disease: focus on LRRK2 and Glucocerebrosidase Mutations
Rachel Saunders-Pullman, Mt Sinai
Sept 21Gene Therapy: Past, Present, and Future
Ian Phillips, The Claremont Colleges
Sept 28Professor Rounds Timothy Scheffelin, UCSD
Oct 5Molecular, Spatial, and Functional Signle-Cell Profiling of the Hypothalamic Preoptic Region
DJ Bambah-Mukku, Harvard
Oct 12 Revisiting Models of Neurodegenerative Diseases for the Era of Precision Medicine
Alberto Espay, U of Cincinnati
Oct 19 NO GR
Oct 26Professor Rounds
Anasheh Halabi, UCSD
Nov 2Genetic Basis of Pediatric Brain Disease
Joe Gleeson, UCSD
Nov 9Rethinking Alzheimer Disease in the Context of Down Syndrome
William Mobley, UCSD
John Ravits, UCSD
Nov 30 A Translational Program of Neural Stem Cell Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury
Mark Tuszynski, UCSD
Dec 7 Biofluids and Biomarkers in Parkinson's Disease
Mark Lew, USC
Dec 14The Attenuation of Adult Neurogenesis by Adeno-Associated Virus (AAV) and its Implications for Hippocampal Function and Neurological Disease Matthew Shtrahman, UCSD
Dec 21Professor Rounds Alexan Yerevanian, UCSD