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Please find below, the latest news and announcements from the Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation.

The Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation Newsletter

Cerebrospinal fluid, antineuronal autoantibody, EEG, and MRI findings from 992 patients with schizophreniform and affective psychosis From www.nature.com - Today, 12:19 PM The central role played by cerebrospinal-fluid (CSF) examinations including antineuronal autoantibody (Ab) testing is increasingly recognized in psychiatry.…

Welcome Laura Vander Steen, BA, MSW, RSW

You may recall Laura Vander Steen, the social worker working out of a large Vancouver hospital and Podcast host extraordainaire who last year produced a six-part episode on anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis. Here is the link to that story icym it:…

The Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation Newsletter

Autoimmune psychosis: an international consensus on an approach to the diagnosis and management of psychosis of suspected autoimmune origin From www.thelancet.com - Today, 5:47 PM There is increasing recognition in the neurological and psychiatric literature of patients with so-called isolated…

Driving After Recovery from Antibody Mediated Encephalitis (AME)

Our thanks to Dr. Gregory Day, the Foundation’s Clinical Director for this tremendous pilot study, that looks at the driving behaviours of those that have returned to driving after their illness. It clearly shows how the return to driving and…

Un Bienvenu chaleureux à Kristel Dalbec / A Warm Welcome to Kristel Dalbec

Nous avons l’immense plaisir d’accueillir Kristel Dalbec sur notre réseau de soutien pour les familles touchés par l’encéphalite NMDA. Mme Dalbec apporte sa passion et sa conviction pour sensibiliser le grand publique sur les effets catastrophiques de cette maladie, dont…

The Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation Newsletter

Acute symptomatic seizures secondary to autoimmune encephalitis and autoimmune‐associated epilepsy: Conceptual definitions - Steriade - - Epilepsia From onlinelibrary.wiley.com - Today, 2:34 PM Seizures are a well‐recognized and often prominent manifestation of autoimmune encephalitic syndromes. Progress in detection of pathogenic…