Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds

Autoimmune Encephalitis and Autoimmune Dementia: A Clinical Update

Jeffrey Gelfand, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, UCSF



Attendees will:

  • Review updates of autoimmune dementia and autoimmune encephalitis phenotypes, pathophysiology and diagnostics, including a focus on neuronal cell surface and synaptic antibody associated disorders
  • Review differential diagnostic considerations when considering autoimmune dementia and autoimmune encephalitis
  • Review practical approaches to empiric immunosuppression for autoimmune dementia/autoimmune encephalitis


  • Planners: David Soleimani-Meigooni, MD; Bruce L. Miller, MD; and Eleanor O’Brien have no relationships to disclose.
  • Speaker: Dr. Gelfand receives research support from Genentech.

Accreditation: The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The above credit is inclusive of all Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds sessions offered January 2018 through June 2018. (1 credit per each 1-hour grand rounds session throughout the year).

NOTE: You must sign in to qualify for CME Credit

Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience. This activity is not commercially supported.

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 8:00am to 9:00am

Rock Hall, Pottruck Auditorium, RH 102
1550 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

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Grand Rounds


School of Medicine


Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff


Mission Bay


neuroscience, neurology


Memory and Aging Center, Department of Neurology, UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


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