Education

VIDEO: “Autoimmune Encephalopathies: The widening spectrum” June 24, 2014

Dr. Angela Vincent Emeritus Professor of Neuroimmunology, Division of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford The Autoimmune Encephalitis Alliance hosted a series of Autoimmune Encephalitis awareness events at Duke University Medical Center, March 26 and 27, 2014.  International experts participated in grand rounds, lectures and panel discussions.  All of the educational videos from the events can be viewed on […]

AEA sponsors Boston meeting on future of autoimmune neurology with ~70 medical professionals May 9, 2017

Roughly 70 researchers, nurses, neuropsychologists, neurologists, residents, fellows, patient advocates, patients, and families attended a “Dinner and Discussion on the Future of Autoimmune Neurology” on the evening of 4/27/17, held at the Richard Simches Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).  Organized by Dr. Jenny Linnoila, a neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, the overall theme […]

Psychiatrists play a pivotal role in the diagnosis and treatment of AE April 5, 2019

Psychiatrists play a pivotal role in the diagnosis and treatment of AE. As psychiatric symptoms often dominate the symptoms that occur at onset of this disease, patients may present initially to a psychiatrist who are tasked with identifying abnormal features of psychosis presentations, including alterations in mental status, seizures, and dysautonomia, which may prompt consideration […]

Dr. Eric Lancaster discusses The uses and misuses of titers in autoimmune encephalitis June 24, 2014

Dr. Eric Lancaster Assistant Professor of Neurology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania The Autoimmune Encephalitis Alliance hosted a series of Autoimmune Encephalitis awareness events at Duke University Medical Center, March 26 and 27, 2014.  International experts participated in grand rounds, lectures and panel discussions.  All of the educational videos from the events can be viewed on the AE […]

AEA co-sponsors physician education events in Los Angeles, CA September 19, 2017

AEA was honored to co-host two educational events in June, featuring one of the world’s foremost experts on autoimmune encephalitis, Dr. Sean Pittock. The events, including a dinner presentation and Grand Rounds, where held on June 12 and 13, in Los Angeles, California, and were co-sponsored by AEA, the Keck School of Medicine of University […]

Autoimmune Encephalitis Day of Strength May 26, 2019

Texas Children’s Hospital will hold their AE Day of Strength on July 27 in Houston TX and you are invited to join! The AE Day of Strength will allow patients and their families to hear disease updates, discuss coping strategies and connect with other AE families. There will be special activities to honor all siblings. […]

AE Grand Rounds, Duke Medical Center, January 24, 2013 March 24, 2013

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Pediatrics, January 24, 2013

Neurology conference includes special meeting on autoimmune neurology October 10, 2017

Well-known pioneer in the field of autoimmune encephalitis, Josep Dalmau, reported that interest in the emerging field of autoimmune neurology has increased enough to warrant its first focused section meeting at the annual American Academy of Neurology conference this year. He stated that ongoing studies are providing new information on the pathologic mechanisms of action […]