The AE Alliance Medical Advisory Board (MAB) brings together internationally renowned experts in AE to allow the Alliance to provide patients, families and medical professionals with trusted, evidence-based information and practices. The MAB includes members with different areas of expertise including adult and pediatric neurology, rheumatology and immunology. The goal of the MAB is to ensure the Alliance has access to the most up-to-date information on diagnosis, treatment and outcomes for AE, as well as ongoing research initiatives.

With the assistance of the MAB, the Alliance will:

  1. Develop programs and resources for patients, families, and the medical community
  2. Support research
  3. Disseminate best practices for the diagnosis and treatment of AE

Medical Advisory Board Committees

  • Education

    Advises AE Alliance on patient and professional education initiatives. The members assist AE Alliance in the development and dissemination of evidence-based materials and programs for both patients and their families, as well as resources for medical professionals.

  • Research Promotion and Dissemination

    Advises AE Alliance on the strategic direction for participation and funding of research projects. The members establish protocols to review research proposals, ensure the quality of the scientific research methodology and potential for impact on the AE community.

  • Clinical Care and Standards of Excellence

    Assists AE Alliance in advocating for standards of care for patients with AE through drafting of guidelines, standards of care and necessary services.

MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Led by

TANIA CELLUCI, MD
TANIA CELLUCI, MD

MCMASTER CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL – CANADA

RUSSEL DALE, MD
RUSSEL DALE, MD

THE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AT WESTMEAD – AUSTRALIA

HELEN EGGER, MD
HELEN EGGER, MD

NYU LANGONE

EYAL MUSCAL, MD, MS
EYAL MUSCAL, MD, MS

TEXAS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

RESEARCH PROMOTION AND DISSEMINATION

Led by

ANUSHA YESHOKUMAR, MD
ANUSHA YESHOKUMAR, MD

ICAHN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT MOUNT SINAI

JONATHAN KUO, MD
JONATHAN KUO, MD

KECK MEDICINE OF USC

ERIC LANCASTER, MD
ERIC LANCASTER, MD

THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

SEAN PITTOCK, MD
SEAN PITTOCK, MD

MAYO CLINIC ROCHESTER MN

MYRNA ROSENFELD, MD
MYRNA ROSENFELD, MD

INSTITUTE FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH (IDIBAPS) OF THE UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA, SPAIN, ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF NEUROLOGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

MAARTEN TITULAER, MD, PHD
MAARTEN TITULAER, MD, PHD

ERASMUS MC UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER, DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGY, ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

CLINICAL CARE AND STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE

Led by

WILLIAM GALLENTINE, DO
WILLIAM GALLENTINE, DO

STANFORD UNIVERSITY

SUSANNE BENSELER, MD, PHD
SUSANNE BENSELER, MD, PHD

ALBERTA CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL - CANADA

MARK GORMAN, MD
MARK GORMAN, MD

BOSTON CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

SAROSH IRANI, MD
SAROSH IRANI, MD

OXFORD AUTOIMMUNE NEUROLOGY GROUP, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, JOHN RADCLIFFE HOSPITAL - UNITED KINGDOM

EYAL MUSCAL, MD, MS
EYAL MUSCAL, MD, MS

TEXAS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

KENDALL NASH, MD
KENDALL NASH, MD

UCSF BENIOFF CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL SAN FRANCISCO

SOUHEL NAJJAR, MD
SOUHEL NAJJAR, MD

NORTHWELL HEALTH

CYNTHIA WANG, MD
CYNTHIA WANG, MD

UT SOUTHWESTERN MEDICAL CENTER

ELIZABETH WELLS, MD
ELIZABETH WELLS, MD

CHILDREN'S NATIONAL HOSPITAL