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

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How Susannah Cahalan's 'Brain on Fire' memoir has saved lives From nypost.com - November 6, 4:14 AM Ten years after the publication of her memoir, "Brain on Fire," former New York Post reporter Susannah Cahalan's story is still helping lead…

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Seizure Semiology in Antibody-Associated Autoimmune Encephalitis | Neurology Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation From nn.neurology.org - October 24, 10:28 PM AbstractBackground and Objectives To assess seizure characteristics in antibody (ab)-associated autoimmune encephalitis (ab + AE) with the 3 most prevalent abs against…

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Are We Missing Subtle Forms of Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Encephalitis With the Current Diagnostic Approach? A Case Report From pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - Today, 10:48 AM Encephalitis related to antibodies against the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAr) is a recently described clinical entity in which IgG…

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Immunogenetics in immune-mediated encephalitis - The IGNITE Study is now recruiting From mailchi.mp - September 8, 7:59 AM Have you ever wondered whether patients diagnosed with NMDAre or other related forms of autoimmune encephalitis (AE) may have a genetic predisposition…

Book Review: Unwillable: A Journey to Reclaim My Brain by Jackie Stebbins

The body of non-medical literature is growing. We are pleased to highlight another great addition to the literature on AE. The Foundation is grateful to blogger WhereAreMyPillows for preparing this book review for us. Book review by autoimmune encephalitis survivor…

The Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation Newsletter

Immunogenetics in immune-mediated encephalitis - The IGNITE Study is now recruiting From mailchi.mp - September 8, 7:59 AM Have you ever wondered whether patients diagnosed with NMDAre or other related forms of autoimmune encephalitis (AE) may have a genetic predisposition…

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Cervical lymph nodes and ovarian teratomas as germinal centres in NMDA receptor-antibody encephalitis | Brain | Oxford Academic From academic.oup.com - August 29, 10:18 AM Al-Diwani et al.provide anatomical and functional evidence of NMDAR-autoantibody production from active germinal centres within…