The Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation Newsletter

The Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation, Inc.was established in Canada as a not-for profit-foundation on 26 October 201…

 




The main clinical manifestations of anti-NMDA receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis are acute or subacute seizures, cognition impairment and psychiatric symptoms. Nowadays, the scheme of antipsychotic therapy for this disease has not been established.

 




Neurologists are often at the receiving end of the jokes of other medical specialists. They facetiously remark that neurologists know a lot, but do very little to cure their patients. Admittedly we do our fair share of dispensing weak platitudes, and we do break bad news with embarrassing…

 




Lancet Neurol. 2016 Apr;15(4):391-404. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(15)00401-9. Epub 2016 Feb 20. Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S.Gov’t; Review…

 




Phillippa Chapman, the Encephalitis Societys Director of Services, writes about her trip to New York City for the Autoimmune Encephalitis Symposium in April, 2019…

 




BMC Neurol. 2019 Mar 14;19(1):41. doi: 10.1186/s12883-019-1269-7.Case Reports…

 




Schizophrenia is an heterogeneous and complex psychiatric disorder affecting up to 1% of the population worldwide (Perälä et al. 2007). Although the precise development of schizophrenia is not yet fully understood, it is now admitted to be underpinned by the entanglement of genetic, environmental…

 




Ma2 antibody-associated encephalitis is an inflammatory brain disease that associates with a systemic tumor in more than 90% of patients, most commonly a testicular germ-cell tumor, lung cancer, or breast cancer.

 




Pediatr Neurol. 2019 Mar 28. pii: S0887-8994(18)31290-6. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2019.03.016.[Epub ahead of print]…

 




Objective: We present the diagnostic and clinical course of the first multicenter case series of pediatric patients with autoimmune encephalitis associated with…

 




We are Anti NMDA Receptor Encephalitis! | We are Anti NMDA Receptor Encephalitis!From…

 




J Child Neurol. 2019 Apr 23:883073819840448. doi: 10.1177/0883073819840448.[Epub ahead of print]…

 




Am J Surg Pathol. 2019 Apr 23. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000001249.[Epub ahead of print]…

 




Psychosomatics. 2019 Mar 15. pii: S0033-3182(19)30057-X. doi: 10.1016/j.psym.2019.03.002.[Epub ahead of print]…

 




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