Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Department of Neurology

Grand Rounds and Lectures

Day and Time: Friday's from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Blue Bird Auditorium, Room: NB137
Lunch is provided on a first come first served basis.




April 11, 2014

Third Annual Tammy Jo Holloman Lecture on Parkinson’s Disease

"Psychiatric Comorbidities Associated with Parkinson’s Disease"

Richard B. Dewey, Jr., MD
Professor, Dept. of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
Director, Clinical Ctr. for Movement Disorders
UT Southwestern Medical School
Dallas, Texas

March 28, 2014 "The Default Mode Network and Epilepsy" Brooke McQueen, M.D.
Chief Neurology Resident, PGY-4
Amit Verma, M.D.
Joseph C. Masdeu, M.D., Ph.D.
February 14, 2014

"Molecular Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration"

Joachim Herz, MD
Professor of Molecular Genetics, Neuroscience, Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Dallas, Texas

Friday, January 31, 2014 "(Un)Certainties in Diagnosis, Biomarkers and Models of Alzheimer’s Disease"

Juan Toledo, MD
Postdoctoral Researcher
Penn Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research
Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

January 26, 2014

Sixth Stanley H. Appel Resident Education Distinguished Lecture

"ALS/FTD: Genotype-Phenotype correlations in Europe"

Vincenzo Silani, MD
Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Neurology
Laboratory of Neuroscience, ‘Dino Ferrari’ Center
IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano
University of Milan Medical School, Italy
November 15, 2013

Eigth Annual Peggy and Gary Edwards Distinguished ALS Lecture

"When proteins persist, neurons degenerate, connections break, and ALS happens!"

Teepu Siddique, MD
Les Turner ALS Foundation/Herbert C. Wenske Foundation Professor
Director, Neuromuscular/Neurogenetics Division
Northwestern University , Chicago, IL
November 8, 2013

"Something is different about Mom"

Hristelina Ilieva, M.D.
PGY4 Neurology Resident

Ericka P. Simpson, M.D.
Director, Neurology Residency Program
Houston Methodist Neurological Institute

October 18, 2013 "Cell Reprogramming: A compelling but challenging path toward treatment of chronic spinal cord injury" Philip J. Horner, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Research Affiliate, Center on Human
Development and Disability
University of Washington
May 17, 2013

Fourth Annual Robert W. Hervey Distinguished Lecture On Parkinson’s Disease:

"Balance and Locomotion: What Goes Awry in Parkinson’s Disease?"

John “Jay” Nutt, MD
Director, Parkinson Center
Oregon Health Science University
Co-Director, Portland VAMC Parkinson’s
Disease Research, Education & Clinical Ctr
Portland, OR
May 10, 2013 "The Data Dilemma: Evidenced Based Medicine vs. Personalized Care" John J. Volpi, MD
Co-Director, Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center
Houston Methodist Hospital
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College
April 26, 2013

Second Annual Tammy Jo Holloman Lecture on Parkinson’s Disease

"Defining Parkinson’s Disease"

C. Warren Olanow, MD
Georgette Goldschmidt Professor &
Chairman Emeritus, Dept of Neurology
Professor, Dept of Neuroscience
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York City
March 8, 2013 "Advances in Stroke Treatment and Prevention 2013” David Chiu, MD
Medical Director, Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center
Houston Methodist Hospital
Professor of Clinical Neurology,
Weill Cornell Medical College
February 15, 2013

"Protein misfolding and aggregation in ALS: A target for therapy?"

Heather D. Durham, PhD
Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Montreal Neurological Institute
McGill University

January 25, 2013

"Notch Signaling in
Ischemic Stroke, CADASIL,
and Diabetic Retinopathy"

Joseph Arboleda-Velasquez, MD, PhD
Investigator, Vision Research
Schepens Eye Research Institute
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Instructor, Department of Ophthalmology
Harvard Medical School