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Neurology Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Until further notice our Grand Rounds will be held virtually.  The link that can be used for GR every week is

Dial In: 1-669-900-6833 

Meeting ID: 329 204 832

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 2020

August 2020 Schedule



Adult CNS Neurons Regress to an Embryonic State After Injury

Mark Tuszynski, M.D., PhD

Professor of Neurosciences, Director of the Translational Neuroscience Institute at UC San Diego


Neurologic Gait Disorders: A Walking Tour
Dhakshin Ramanathan, M.D., PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UC San Diego


Professor Rounds
Michelle Tiem, M.D.
Resident at UC San Diego


Samuel Cheshier, M.D., PhD
Associate Professor in the Dept of Neurosurgery, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the University of Utah

2020 Long-term schedule (subject to change)




Jan 3
Controversies in Brain Multimodal Monitoring
Jefferson Chen, UCI
Jan 10
Growth Factors in Gene Therapy for Alzheimer's Disease
Mark Tuszynski, UCSD 
Jan 17
An Update on Chorea
Joseph Jankovic, Baylor
Jan 24
The Inflammasome and Autoinflammation in CNS Disease
Hal Hoffman, UCSD/RCHSD
Jan 31
EEG in the 21st Century: Decoding Human Cognition and Triaging Neurological Diagnoses
Josef Parvizi, Stanford
Feb 7
Revisiting Models of Neurodegenerative Diseases for the Era of Precision Medicine
Alberto Espay, U Cincinnati
Playing Fast and Loose With Glutamate: Understanding Astrocyte Function Using Novel Imaging Approaches
Chris Dulla, Tufts U
Feb 21
Professor Rounds
Aljoharah Alakkas, UCSD
Feb 28
Epilepsy Genetics and Precision Medicine (Are We There Yet?)
Ann Poduri, Boston Children's
Mar 6
Mitophagy In Mitochondrial DNA Depletion Syndromes — Emerging Treatment Strategies
Jo Poulton, Oxford
Mar 13
Prodromal Parkinson's Disease the Next Frontier
Tanya Simuni, Northwestern SOM
Mar 20
Hippocampal Memories and Prefrontal Rules for Goal-Directed Behavior

Albert Lee, HHMI
Mar 27

Apr 3
Repurposing Anticoagulants as Neuroprotectants
Patrick Lyden, Cedars Sinai
Apr 10
Automating Clinical Neurophysiology
Brandon Westover, Mass General
Apr 17
Prodromal Parkinson's Disease the Next Frontier
Tanya Simuni, Northwestern
Apr 24
Samuel Cheshier, U of Utah
May 1
Primary Tauopathies: PSP and CBD
Irene Litvan, UCSD
May 8
Levetiracetam For the Treatment of Neonatal Seizures: Results From the NEOLEV2 Randomized Controlled Trial
Cynthia Sharpe, Starship Children's Hospital NZ
May 15
Precision Health in Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Baby Steps to Breakthroughs
Shafali Jeste, UCLA
May 22
Loneliness and Wisdom in the Covid-19 Era: Implications for Neuroscience
Dilip Jeste, UCSD
May 29
Professor Rounds
Danielle Whalen, UCSD
Jun 5
Jun 12
lnteractions Between Light, Vision and Stress

Andrew Huberman, Stanford

Jun 19
Pathology Based Biomarker Stratification in Lewy Body Diseases

David Coughlin, UCSD
Jun 26
Professor Rounds
Dolores Torres, UCSD