AE Insight with Dr. Anusha Yeshokumar February 19, 2019

I am an autoimmune neurologist at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City who cares for children and adults with encephalitis. My interest in this field stems from the first patient I saw on my first day of neurology training. He was a three-year-old boy who presented with changes in […]

Up to 75% of AE patients see a psychiatrist first October 29, 2020

We had the pleasure of having psychiatrist Stephen Rush, MD discuss the role of psychiatry in AE at our recent Midwest Support Group meeting. Dr. Rush is an Associate professor of Psychiatry and the Medical Director of Ambulatory Services at the University of Cincinnati Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience. In his practice he not […]

Luncheon for patients with autoimmune encephalitis and their families draws 150 people from U.S. and Canada March 24, 2016

Over 150 patients and family members affected by autoimmune encephalitis gathered in Durham, NC, for a luncheon on March 5. Known simply as the “Family Lunch” the event is a chance to meet others affected by autoimmune encephalitis, laugh, celebrate, remember those lost to the disease, and share stories both privately and publicly. Having grown in […]

AE Insight with Dr. William Gallentine February 10, 2019

For World Encephalitis Day 2019, Dr. Gallentine talks about his work and research and how he sees the field of AE evolving. Dr. William Gallentine is a pediatric neuroligst at Stanford University in Palo Alto CA. His research interests focus on the role of inflammation and genetics in the development of epilepsy, and the overlap between […]

Building Bridges November 10, 2020

AE Alliance and Hashimoto’s Encephalopathy SREAT Alliance (HESA) are excited to announce the virtual conference: ‘Autoimmune Encephalitis: Building Bridges.’ The aim of this conference is to enhance patient care and improve outcomes for those affected by AE, by promoting a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. ‘Building Bridges’, is a place to exchange ideas, […]

Diagnostic Criteria for AE Released June 23, 2016

A newly released precis provides clear diagnostic criteria for autoimmune encephalitis. This effort, lead by Dr. Domingo Escudero, Dr. Francesc Graus and Dr. Josep Dalmau, summarizes the Lancet Neurology article “A clinical approach to autoimmune encephalitis“. The Lancet Neurology article  provides the first broadly accepted criteria for diagnosing autoimmune encephalitis.  A previous AE Alliance blog reviewed the article and it’s connection to the first International […]

AE Insight with Dr. Eyal Muscal February 12, 2019

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 […]

Exploring Autoimmune Encephalitis, a Euroimmun webinar January 11, 2021

Our partner Euroimmun is organizing a great webinar that is open to all. The Euroimmun Academy is proud to present the upcoming “Neurology Webinar Series”. Join us on January 28th from 11-12:30pm EST for our first webinar exploring Autoimmune Encephalitis. For more information or to Register for this free virtual event please click here. This […]