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Encephalitis - recommended reading

Brain On Fire: My Month of Madness is an autobiography by Susannah Cahalan. WARNING: although there is a happy ending, this is pretty rough reading. She was afflicted with NMDA receptor antibody encephalitis. 194 more words

9Tetrahydrocannabinol and novel mechanisms in reducing intraocular pressure in glaucoma

Virginia Thornley, M.D.,  Neurologist, Epileptologist

February 28, 2018

Introduction

The endocannabinoid system is composed of 3 systems: (the cannabinoid receptors, (2) endocannabinoid transportation system and (3) enzymes that break down the ligands. 418 more words

CBD

ANSWER TO PHARMA - 1

The NMDA RECEPTOR differ from the AMPA and KA RECEPTOR  in following aspects:

  1. Most AMPA receptors have GluA2 subunits while all NMDA receptors require the presence of GluN1 subunits.
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MCQ ANSWERS

Dr. Souhel Najjar

Neurology is the study of the nervous system, most notably the brain. While the field has been around as far back as 2000BC, our understanding of the brain is continuing to evolve. 332 more words

What is the promise of Bortezomib in refractory anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis?

Bortezomib for treatment of therapy-refractory anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis

Scheibe F, Prüss H, Mengel AM, et al.

Neurology 2017; 88:366-370.

ABSTRACT

Objective:

We assessed the therapeutic potential of the plasma-cell-depleting proteasome inhibitor bortezomib in severe and therapy-refractory cases of anti-NMDA receptor (anti-NMDAR) encephalitis. 161 more words

Neurology