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Dr. John Krakauer
Dr. John Krakauer
PBS

The Acting Brain
Episode 3 of the Charlie Rose’s Brain Series Round table discussion featuring Columbia's Dr. Eric Kandell, Dr. Thomas Jessell and Dr. John Krakauer and Dr. Daniel Wolpert, University of Cambridge and Dr. Robert Brown's Massachusetts General Hospital.

Tuesday, December 22 at 11PM (EST) on PBS

Check your local listing for programming information
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Dr. Elan Louis
Dr. Elan Louis
THE NEW YORK TIMES


Sheeding Light on a Tremor Disorder
by Jane E. Brody
Published: December 7, 2009
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Dr. Christopher Henderson  Dr. Jay P Mohr
Dr. Randolph S. Marshall         Dr.J.P. Mohr
WNYC


PLEASE EXPLAIN: STROKES
Dr. Randolph S. Marshall and Dr. J.P. Mohr explain stroke and aphasia — the causes, effects, and medical advances.

The Leonard Lopate Show

November 20, 2009




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Dr. James M. Noble
Dr. James M. Noble
REUTERS


Trouble thinking? Better see the dentist
By Joene Hendry
November 12, 2009
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Dr. Mitchell V. Elkind
Dr. Mitchell S. V. Elkind
THE NEW YORK TIMES


RISKS: 5 PATHOGENS LINKED TO RISK FOR STROKE
by Roni Caryn Rabin
Published: November 12, 2009

"Many strokes cannot be explained by known risk factors like high blood pressure and smoking, and scientists have speculated that infection could play a role. A new study is linking cumulative exposure to five common pathogens with an increased risk for stroke"
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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE HONORS PROF. SALVATORE DIMAURO


Dr. Salvatore DiMauroAn International Scientific Symposium organized to honor Dr. Salvatore DiMauro, Lucy G. Moses Professor of Neurology and Director of the H. Houston Merritt Center for Mitochondrial and Neuromuscular Diseases, will be held November 13-14, 2009 in Athens, Greece. The Conference will focus on Mitochondrial encephalomyopathies, metabolic myopathies and other nueromuscular disorders. Invited speakers will be distiinguished scientists from Europe and the United States who have trained or collaborated with Dr. DiMauro. Dr. Michio Hirano, Professor of Neurology, is a member of the Organizing Committee.
[read more]


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NY1 feature: Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Dr. Carl Bazil and Dr. Larry Hirsch
For Many, Epilepsy Remains A Hidden Disorder
By: Kafi Drexel


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Dr. Oliver Sacks, Alzheimer's & The Power of Music

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A brain-bank tour by Jean-Paul Vonsattel, M.D. Director of the N.Y. Brain Bank, TAUB Institute at Columbia University

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Olajide Williams  Dr. Joshua Z. Willey
Dr. Olajide Williams                   Dr. James M. Noble
NEUROLOGY TODAY

Children in Minority Communities are Taught to Recognize Stroke Symptoms
15 October 2009 - Volume 9 - Issue 20 - pp 21, 23
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THE NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF NEW YORK

CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

Scientific Symposium and Gala Dinner





Friday, September 25, 2009

Symposium and Luncheon:
8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Open to All Audience

P&S Alumni Auditorium
650 West 168th Street
First Floor
New York City

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Reception and Dinner Gala
7:00 P.M. Cocktails
8:00 P.M. Dinner

Black Tie Preferred

583 Park
583 Park Avenue
New York City, New York City

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Dr. Nikolaos Scarmeas
Dr. Nikolaos Scarmeas
THE NEW YORK TIMES


Prevention: Diet and Exercise Lower Alzheimer’s Risk
by Roni Caryn Rabin
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[more information about the JAMA study on Physical Activity, Diet, and Risk of Alzheimer Disease]




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COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY NARRATIVE MEDICINE PROGRAM PRESENTS DR. OLIVER SACKS
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 5 P.M.


Columbia University's Narrative Medicine program will present a talk by renowned neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks on Wednesday, June 3, 2009, at 5:00 p.m. at the Hammer Health Sciences Center/Long Library, Room 401, 701 W. 168th Street (Corner of 168th & Fort Washington Ave.).

Sacks, author of Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, A Leg to Stand On and Musicophilia, will give the final in the 2008-2009 lecture series “Narrative Medicine Rounds.” Dubbed the “poet laureate of medicine” by The New York Times, Dr. Sacks will speak on the topic of his next book: hallucinations and the life of the visual brain.

This event is free and open to the public. No reservations are necessary. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For information about the program in Narrative Medicine, go to www.narrativemedicine.org.

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Dr. Richard Mayeux   Dr. Scott A. Small
Dr. Richard Mayeux                      Dr. Scott A. Small
HBO


Drs. Mayeux and Small are featured in the HBO documentary Alzheimer's Project.

You may view these films for free on HBO.com
Premiers May 10-12.
[more information]


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Dr. Hirsch: Epilepsy may be helped by device (NBC)



Dr. Mayer discusses traumatic brain injury (CNN)


living with stroke video
Dr. Randolph Marshall on Stroke Rehabilitation
Living With: Stroke (The New York Times Video)


sleep and yoga video
Dr. Bazil talks about yoga and power naps (New York 1)


epilepsy gene video
Dr. Bazil talks about genes and epilepsy (New York 1)

 

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