Neurology & Neurological Sciences Grand Rounds

Welcome to Grand Rounds for the Department of Neurology & Neurological Sciences. Attendance at Grand Rounds is restricted to Stanford internal personnel only including our academic and clinical faculty, fellows, residents, medical students, and nurses. All Grand Rounds video recordings are available on our password protected Internal Portal.

Jul July 07 Fri 2023

New Start of Academic Year

Jul July 14 Fri 2023

Genetics of Neuroinflammation: New Paths Towards Targeted Immunotherapeutics

Jonathan Santoro, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Keck School of Medicine of USC

Jul July 21 Fri 2023

LGBTQ+ Health in Neurology

Nicole Rosendale, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of California San Francisco

Jul July 28 Fri 2023

Clinical Pathology Case
Case in Eye-mmunology

Andrew Silverman, MD, MHS
Stanford Child Neurology PGY-4 Resident
Stanford University School of Medicine

Aug August 04 Fri 2023

Eliminating self-fulfilling prophecies from neuroprognostication

Jonathan Elmer, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Neurology
University of Pittsburgh

Aug August 11 Fri 2023

Deciphering the Epilepsy Phenome – Understanding Longitudinal disease trajectories and outcomes

Ingo Helbig, MD
Director, Genomic Science
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Aug August 18 Fri 2023

Stroke and the Eye

Valerie Biousse, MD
Reunette Harris Chair of Ophthalmology
Professor of Neuro-Ophthalmology and Neurology
Emory University School of Medicine

Aug August 25 Fri 2023

Quality Assurance

Integrating Child Neurology and Pediatric Palliative Care

(Open only to Neuroscience SHC faculty & professional staff)

Grant Lin, MD, PhD
PGY-4 Child Neurology Resident
Stanford University School of Medicine

Sep September 01 Fri 2023

Clinical Pathology Case
Nerves and Tendons: When Neurologists Think Like a Surgeon

Jose Eduardo Espindola Lima, MD
Stanford Neurology PGY-4 Resident
Stanford University School of Medicine

Sep September 08 Fri 2023

Dizziness Visits in ED: The New Best Part of Your Day

Kevin A. Kerber, MD, MS
Professor of Neurology
Ohio State University

Sep September 15 Fri 2023

Developing tools and teams to improve our understanding and treatment of brain metastases.

Melanie Hayden Gephart, MD, MS
Professor of Neurosurgery and, by courtesy, of Neurology
Stanford Unviersity School of Medicine
Stanford, CA

Sep September 22 Fri 2023

Autoimmune Neurology: The Approaches, The Anecdotes, and the Urgent Need for Evidence

Stacey L. Clardy, MD, PhD
Tenured Associate Professor
University of Utah and Salt Lake City, VA

Sep September 29 Fri 2023

Quality Assurance

Hidden Bias: Three Cognitive Biases and Their Effect on Historically Marginalized Groups

(Open only to Neuroscience SHC faculty & professional staff)


Martavius Lovall, MD
PGY-3 Neurology Resident
Stanford University School of Medicine

Oct October 06 Fri 2023

Demystifying SUDEP

Lisa Bateman, MD, FRCPC
Professor of Neurology
Director, Surgical Epilepsy Program
Cedars-Sinai Health System

Oct October 13 Fri 2023

Neuro-Obstetrics: Joining Forces to Prevent Maternal Neurological Morbidity and Mortality

Eliza C. Miller, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Division of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease
Columbia University

Oct October 20 Fri 2023

No Grand Rounds

Oct October 27 Fri 2023

Tailored Preventive Therapy after Cryptogenic Stroke

Hooman Kamel, MD, MS
Vice Chair for Research
Department of Neurology
Weill Cornell Medicine

Nov November 03 Fri 2023

Quality Assurance

“What’s the status on Status Migrainosus?”

(Open only to Neuroscience SHC faculty & professional staff)

Matthew Sasaki, MD
PGY-3 Neurology Resident
Stanford University School of Medicine

Nov November 10 Fri 2023

No Grand Rounds

Breakthroughs in Neurology Conference

Nov November 17 Fri 2023

Emerging treatments for Alzheimer’s disease: Hope or Hype?

Irina Skylar-Scott, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Stanford University School of Medicine

Nov November 24 Fri 2023

No Grand Rounds

Dec December 01 Fri 2023

Clinical Pathology Case
“Myopathic Mysteries: Evaluation of a Weak Neonate”

Alexandra Johnson, MD
Stanford Neurology PGY-4 Child Neurology Resident
Stanford University School of Medicine

Dec December 08 Fri 2023

Maintaining a Positive Work and Learning Environment.

Anita Honkanen, MD
Associate Dean of Wellness and Student Life Advising
Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology
Stanford University School of Medicine

Dec December 15 Fri 2023

Expanding the Indications for Mechanical Thrombectomy

Gregory W. Albers, MD
Coyote Foundation Professor of Neurology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA

Dec December 22 Fri 2023

No Grand Rounds

Dec December 29 Fri 2023

No Grand Rounds

Jan January 05 Fri 2024

GD2-CAR T cell therapy for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma and spinal cord diffuse midline glioma

Michelle Monje, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology

Jasia Mahdi, MD
Clinical Instructor
Neurology & Neurological Sciences

Jan January 12 Fri 2024

Precision Functional Mapping for Personalized Brain Disorder Care

Nico Dosenbach, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
Washington University School of Medicine

Jan January 19 Fri 2024

White Matter Injury in the Preterm Newborn: From connectome to home

Steven Miller, MD
Head, Department of Pediatrics
The University of British Columbia

Jan January 26 Fri 2024

Astrocytes are "excited": Neuron-glia communication in the healthy and aging brain

Christopher Dulla, PhD
Professor and Interim Chair, Neuroscience
Tufts University School of Medicine

Feb February 02 Fri 2024

Clinical Pathology Case
Demystifying the Autopsy Process: And other lessons learned along the way

Heather Ma, MD
Stanford Neurology PGY-3 Resident
Stanford University School of Medicine

Feb February 09 Fri 2024

Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Creation and Evolution

Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology
Mayo Clinic, Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ

Feb February 16 Fri 2024

Navigating the Future of Prehospital Medicine with Mobile Stroke Units

May Nour, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurology and Radiology
UCLA

Feb February 23 Fri 2024

Quality Assurance

The Road to Recovery: A Review of Stroke Recovery & Rehabilitation

(Open only to Neuroscience SHC faculty & professional staff)

Victoria Chin, MD
PGY-3 Neurology Resident
Stanford University School of Medicine

Mar March 01 Fri 2024

Malignant Gliomas – Persistent Challenges and New Horizons

Matthias Holdhoff, MD, PhD
Co-Director, Brain Cancer disease Group, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Associate Professor of Oncology
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Mar March 08 Fri 2024

Multisystem Proteinopathies: What we know, what we don’t know, and what we really need to know

Tahseen Mozaffar, MD
Professor, Neurology, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery Departments
UC Irvine School of Medicine

Mar March 15 Fri 2024

Clinical Pathology Case
“A path unknown: a young man with seizure and headache”

Qian Ma, MD
Stanford Neurology PGY-3 Resident
Stanford University School of Medicine

Mar March 22 Fri 2024

Conditioning, Consortia, and Community: A Journey of Discovery and Friendship

Ralph G. Dacey Distinguished Professor of Neurosurgery
Chair, Department of Neurosurger
Neurosurgeon-in-Chief, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Mar March 29 Fri 2024

Clinical Pathology Case

"I-CAA and PACNS: Distinct Subtypes or Stages in a Spectrum?"

Gabriella de Paz, MD
Stanford Neurology PGY-3 Resident
Stanford University School of Medicine

Apr April 05 Fri 2024

Quality Assurance

“Checks and balances in a case of aggressive basal cell carcinoma”

(Open only to Neuroscience SHC faculty & professional staff)

Garrett Timmons, MD
PGY-3 Neurology Resident
Stanford University School of Medicine

Apr April 12 Fri 2024

Functional Tic Like Behaviors: The Past, the Present and the Future

Joanna Blackburn, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology and Epilepsy
Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Apr April 19 Fri 2024

Clinical Pathology Case

Chrisoula Cheronis, MD
Stanford Neurology PGY-4 Child NeurologyResident
Stanford University School of Medicine

Apr April 26 Fri 2024

Quality Assurance

“A Clot to Think About: Large Vessel Occlusions in Patients on Mechanical Circulatory Support”

(Open only to Neuroscience SHC faculty & professional staff)

Chrisoula Cheronis, MD
PGY-4 Child Neurology Resident
Stanford University School of Medicine

May May 03 Fri 2024

Resident Research

"Neural circuitry of the gut in models of neural tube defects"
Gabrielle Barsh, MD, PhD

"Using new tools to find seizing neurons in mice"
David Hartmann, MD, PhD

"Evaluation of Regional Tau Asymmetry"
Nicholas Schwartz, MD, PhD

"Chronic Jet Lag and the Developing Brain"
Ann Robbins, MD, PhD

May May 10 Fri 2024

7th Annual Diversity & Inclusion Forum

May May 17 Fri 2024

Neuroscience Forum

May May 24 Fri 2024

Quality Assurance

Gender Equity in Resident Evaluations

(Open only to Neuroscience SHC faculty & professional staff)


Rishita Patlolla, MD
PGY-3 Neurology Resident
Stanford University School of Medicine

May May 31 Fri 2024

Resident Research

Elizabeth Ballinger, MD, PhD; Jacob Loeffler, MD; Felicia Reinitz, MD, PhD; Meaghan Roy-O'Reilly, MD, PhD
Stanford Neurology PGY-4 Residents
Stanford University School of Medicine

Jun June 07 Fri 2024

Clinical Pathology Case

“High Stakes in Highways: Navigating Arterial Complications”

Parshva Shah, MD
Stanford Neurology PGY-3 Resident
Stanford University School of Medicine

Jun June 14 Fri 2024

Cerebral Venous Thrombosis – an update

Diana Aguiar de Sousa, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology
University of Lisbon

Jun June 21 Fri 2024

Quality Assurance

"Psilocybin in Neurology"

(Open only to Neuroscience SHC faculty & professional staff)

Tess Veuthey, MD, PhD
PGY-3 Neurology Resident
Stanford University School of Medicine

Jun June 28 Fri 2024

Quality Assurance

(Open only to Neuroscience SHC faculty & professional staff)

Nathanael Lee, MD, PhD
PGY-3 Neurology Resident
Stanford University School of Medicine