For World Encephalitis Day 2019, Dr. Muscal talks about his work and research and how he sees the field of AE evolving.
Dr. Eyal Muscal is a pediatric rheumatologist at Texas Children’s Hospital with a MS Degree in Clinical Research whose activities include patient care, fellowship education, quality improvement, and clinical research. He is the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology (CARRA) registry PI and co-director of the CARRA autoimmune encephalitis work group. An increased portion of his clinical effort is spent on standardizing and enhancing care of children with inflammatory brain disorders. He coordinates an institutional taskforce charged with improving diagnosis and therapy of AE (now in a 2nditeration).