Author: Kimberley de Haseth

‘Ask the Expert podcast series’ on Autoimmune Encephalitis

Every month the Transverse Myelitis Association holds a podcast on a topic that affects those with rare neuro-immune disorders. Experts in the field share the latest knowledge and answer questions from their community. On Thursday January 17th the podcast will cover Autoimmune Encephalitis and other rare autoimmune disorders. The Experts for this session are Dr. Michael Bradshaw …

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Rebecca’s Mom

I remember thinking when this year began that things were finally coming together for the Scheinert girls, who have had no shortage of ups and downs. My mom, two sisters, and I have been through it all together. I was diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis before I could walk, and a variety of other autoimmune …

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Autoimmune Encephalitis: The bridge between Neurology and Psychiatry

The AE Alliance is excited to announce a groundbreaking symposium titled: “Autoimmune Encephalitis: A Bridge Between Neurology and Psychiatry.” HESA (Hashimoto’s Encephalopathy SREAT Alliance) is the initiator and lead organizer of this symposium to be held on April 6, 2019 at Weill Cornell Medical School, Cornell University in New York, NY. The April 2019 symposium for doctors …

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Autoimmune encephalitis in psychiatric institutions: current perspectives

Autoimmune encephalitis in psychiatric institutions: current perspectives Bost et al. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2016; 12: 2775–2787. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5089825/ Autoimmune encephalitis is a rare and newly described group of diseases involving autoantibodies directed against synaptic and neuronal cell surface antigens. As neurological symptoms are fairly well described in the literature, this review focuses on the nature of …

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