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Brain and Nervous System

Advances in Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatment of Brain Tumors


This presentation covers the latest advances in the treatment and management of patients with brain tumors. Speaker: Steven D. Chang, MD


Balance Disorders


Balance problems can stem from dizziness, light-headedness, weakness, or lack of coordination, and often can lead to falls. It's a pervasive problem but one that has not been thoroughly studied, perhaps in part because of the difficulties in determining the cause. Stanford has launched a new Balance Center, making it one of the few medical centers in the country to offer an interdisciplinary program for comprehensive testing and community outreach. A panel of experts discusses the causes and treatments for balance disorders. Speakers: Specialists from the Stanford Balance Center

Latest Advances in Stroke Treatment


For anyone having a stroke, time is everything. Getting help quickly can make the difference between recovery and disability. You will walk away from this discussion with an understanding of stroke risk factors and new stroke therapies. Speaker: Jeremy Heit, MD

Migraine Headache


Migraine is an intense and often debilitating type of headache which affects nearly 24 million Americans every year. This talk focuses on the causes of migraine and how it is diagnosed and differentiated from other kinds of headache, as well current treatments for this condition. Speaker: Meredith Barad, MD

Psychogenic Seizures — What are They, How Can They be Diagnosed and Treated?


Psychogenic seizures are attacks that may look like epileptic seizures, but are not caused by abnormal brain electrical discharges. Hear the experts explain this confusing disorder, its diagnosis and treatment. Speakers: Robert Fisher, MD, PhD; John Barry, MD; Andres Kanner, MD, FANA

Surgical Approaches to Facial Pain


Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is one of the most common causes of facial pain characterized by recurring brief episodes of electric shock-like pains. This talk focused on surgical approaches to treating this difficult disorder. Speaker: Casey H. Halpern, MD


When is a Senior Moment Just a Senior Moment? The Latest on Alzheimer’s Disease Research


Each of us experiences changes in memory and thinking as we age. Exciting new research opens windows onto early and accurate diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and brings hope for new therapies that may help. Speaker: Geoffrey A. Kerchner, MD, PhD

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