The following information was provided by Neurology, the official journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Dr. Luca Bartolini is interviewed about his survey in Neurology on how to treat anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis. The goal of the survey is to better understand best practices in treating this disease. The podcast can be found at Neurology® Clinical Practice article titled: How do you treat anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis? Please read last week’s blog post to see more on Dr. Bartolini’s work.
Luca Bartolini, MD is a Child Neurology fellow at Children’s National Health System in Washington, DC. He graduated from the School of Medicine of the University of Padua, Italy, and he completed his pediatric training first at the University of Padua and then at Children’s National. As part of his basic neuroscience pathway to board certification, he is currently investigating the role of viral and inflammatory mechanisms in the pathophysiology of epilepsy at the National Institutes of Health, where he will also complete a Clinical Neurophysiology/Epilepsy fellowship starting in 2017. Dr. Bartolini also serves as Section Editor for Neurology Clinical Practice.