Autoimmune Neurology

Date/Time: Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Track: Special Interest Group
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Description:

Autoimmune neurology encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders with an autoimmune basis. These disorders can affect diverse areas of the immune system and produced severe but treatable disorders. This SIG will cover novel research into underlying disease mechanisms, diagnosis and treatments.

Objective(s):

  • Explore emerging research into treatment for autoimmune encephalitis.

  • Review novel research into autoimmune neuromuscular junction disorders and new potential treatments.

  • Examine the latest research on CNS inflammatory disorders.

Speaker(s):

Beyond the IgG4 antibody subclass in MuSK myasthenia gravis: novel evidence for the pathogenicity of IgG1,2 and 3


CaVα2δ Autoimmune Encephalitis: A Novel Antibody and Its Characteristics


Cerebrospinal Fluid Oligoclonal Bands in Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis


Expanding the Phenotype of Autoimmune Associated Epilepsies


Natural Language Processing Analyses of Written Text Across Stages of Illness in Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis


Neuronal Septin Autoimmunity: Differentiated Serological Profiles & Clinical Findings


Sleep Disorders in Autoimmune Encephalitis