Neurology Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior (CNCB), Large Conference Room
See map and parking info for visitors.

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 2019

October 2019 Schedule


Pediatric GR presented by Dr. Jong Rho held at RCHSD





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

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

2019 Long-term schedule (subject to change)




Jan 4
Update on Migraine Trigger Point Deactivation Surgery 
Hossein Ansari, UCSD
Jan 11
Neuropathic Pain: It's All in the Head
Ronald Ellis, UCSD 
Jan 18
Professor Rounds 

Jan 25
Shake, Rattle and (Pill) Roll: The Clinical Spectrum of Tremor
Stephen Reich, U of Maryland
Feb 1
Novel Treatment of Excitatory/Inhibitory (E/I) Imbalance in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)
Stuart Lipton, UCSD
Feb 8
Twists & Turns (non helical) on the Transcription Road to Oxidative Neuronal Death: Implications for Brain Protection and Repair in Neurological Diseases
Rajiv R. Ratan, Cornell
Feb 15

Feb 22
Professor Rounds
Andrew Ng, UCSD
Mar 1
Physician Burnout: Definitions, Prevalence, Risk Factors and Protective Strategies
Dawn Buse, Monetfiore
Mar 8
Neuromuscular Medicine in the “Genomic Age”: From Precision Diagnostics to Precision Therapeutics
Sarah Neuhaus, NIH
Mar 15
Brain Rhythms Inform Brain Stimulation in Parkinson's Disease
Helen Bronte-Stewart, Stanford
Mar 22
Professor Rounds
Alison Headley, UCSD
Mar 29
NO GR - Holiday

Apr 5
Vascular Regulation of Myelination In Ischemic White Matter Disease
Jason Hinman, UCLA
Apr 12
Decreased Axon Safety Factor In Neuropsychiatric Disorders
John Huguenard, Stanford
Apr 19
Migraine Pathophysiology: A Clinical Perspective
Stewart J. Tepper, Dartmouth 
Apr 26
Professor Rounds
Patrick Chen, UCSD
May 3
Updates in Post Hemorrhagic Hydrocephalus in Premature Newborns
Rawad Obeid, Thomas Jefferson U
May 10

May 17
Chronic Ambulatory Brain Recording in Parkinson's Disease
Philip Starr, SF VA
May 24
Professor Rounds
Elizabeth Murphy, UCSD
May 31
Management of Neonatal Seizures
Simon Kayyal, Baylor
Jun 7
Jun 14
TNNT1 myopathy: Bedside to Bench and Back
Chamindra Konersman, UCSD
Jun 21
The Evolving Landscape of Brain Tumor Therapeutics 
David Piccioni, UCSD
Jun 28
Professor Rounds - A Curious Case of Encephalopathy
Brandon Holbert, UCSD
Jul 5
​Jul 12
​The Host Matters: Multiple Sclerosis Across the Lifespan
​Jennifer Graves, UCSD
Jul 19
​Dopamine/Glutamate Co-Release: Role on Reward Seeking and Cell Death
​Tom Hnasko, UCSD
​Jul 26
​Professor Rounds
​Fanny Du, UCSD
Aug 2
​Retinal Imaging Biomarkers in Neurodegeneration
​Robert Rissman, UCSD
​Aug 9
​Giant Cell Arteritis and Interesting Cases
​Peter Savino, UCSD
Aug 16
​Progress in Biomarkers for Alzheimer's and Related Neurodegenerative Disorders
​Douglas Galasko, UCSD
Aug 23
​Professor Rounds
​Jennifer Yang, UCSD
Aug 30
​Oncolytic Virotherapy: The Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend
​Simon Khagi, UNC
​Sept 6
​The Search For Early Biomarkers of ASD: Advances Using Eye Tracking and Brain Imaging
​Karen Pierce, UCSD
​Sept 13

​Sept 20
​ASD is a Multistage, Progressive Disorder Beginning in Fetal Life
​Eric Courchesne, UCSD
​Sept 27
​Professor Rounds
​Thomas Hirschauer, UCSD
​Oct 4
Oct 11
Oct 18
​Loren Looger, HHMI
Oct 25
Scott Sternson, HHMI
​Nov 1
Nov 8
Nov 15

Nov 22
​​Professor Rounds
​Rajan Arora, UCSD
Nov 29
​Dec 6
​Mark Hallett, NINDS
Dec 13
Dec 20
​Professor Rounds
Dec 27