AE Alliance Blog

The AE Alliance blog endeavors to educate, inspire hope and build a community among patients, families and caregivers. This blog is written for families, patients, caregivers and anyone interested in learning more about autoimmune encephalitis.

Thankful for the AE Alliance community

As all of us who have been affected by AE know, the holidays can be filled with mixed emotions.  Some of us are just settling into our role as caregiver, some are seasoned in giving of ourselves in support of someone with AE, and some of us long for the time when we were comforting a …

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International Symposium on Autoimmune Encephalitis

Today, we’re thrilled to release the official report from the First Annual International Symposium on Autoimmune Encephalitis held March 27-28, 2014 in Durham, N.C. The symposium was funded with the proceeds from the 2014 Florence Forth Road Race! The primary goal of the symposium was to establish a collaborative medical community to develop a consensus …

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Grand Rounds

Duke University Medical Center Grand Rounds Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Pediatrics, January 24, 2013   Host Dr. Helen Egger, Chief, Division of Child and Family Mental Health and Developmental Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center Presenters Susannah Cahalan, author of Brain on Fire: My …

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