Outcomes after AE – #AskMeAboutAE March 10, 2021

At the WED Conference we heard Dr. Tom Pollak talk about how after encephalitis you need to establish a new relationship with your body and brain. He cited research that after encephalitis, people are twice as likely to develop an anxiety disorder, nearly three times as likely to become depressed, and 114 times as likely […]

AE 101 with Dr. Dana Mitchell June 3, 2022

Thank you Dr. Mitchell for a clear and engaging explanation of the what happens in the body with AE. Thank you to the AEA Northeast Support Group for recommending Dr. Mitchell as a presenter. Thank you to everyone for your attendance, great questions and feedback. This post includes an overview of the presentation, participant feedback […]

AEA Family Day 2022 October 14, 2022

We are excited to announce the Fall AEA Family Day (mini). Instead of a single, full-day, AEA Family Day, the AE Alliance and our program sponsor, EUROIMMUN offer several mini-days throughout the year. This gives us the opportunity to respond to topics that are important to you throughout the year. The Fall AEA Family Day […]

How Are GivingTuesday & the AE Alliance Doing Good? November 10, 2022

What Do You Know about Giving Tuesday and the AE Alliance? As Director of the AE Alliance, I first learned about autoimmune encephalitis and the Alliance three years ago and it was not until three months ago I began learning about GivingTuesday. Both organizations are doing good. Here’s a bit more detail about their histories, […]

Develop an Attitude of Gratitude this December with the AE Alliance November 9, 2022

Whether you are living with AE, are a caregiver, family member, friend, physician, researcher, Board Member, MAB Member, program partner or sponsor or this is your first time ever to the Autoimmune Encephalitis website, we are excited you are here and ready to develop an attitude of gratitude! This program is inspired by a year […]

Autoimmune Encephalitis Often Is Misdiagnosed, Even at Specialty Centers – What to Do to Get It Right February 27, 2023

Dr. Eoin Flanagan from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and colleagues from multiple institutions have published this article demonstrating that more than one in five patients diagnosed with autoimmune encephalitis (AE) were misdiagnosed and that about half of these patients actually had a primary behavioral or psychiatric disorder. Red flags associated with receiving the […]

Research Network Month 2023 May 3, 2023

AEA Research Network Month is when the AE Alliance focuses on research funding, collaborations and AE research awareness. What’s our goal? What can you expect during May 2023? How can you ensure you don’t miss out? If you are on Facebook or Instagram, follow us! Not a social media person? Check our blog daily. We may not post everyday but […]