Neuroimmune System 101: A primer on how the nervous and immune systems work together
March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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Kyle Blackburn, MD
Dr. Blackburn received his medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington, KY, and completed his neurology residency at The University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, TX, where he worked with his Fellowship mentor, Dr. Greenberg. During his fellowship, he launched a study that collects patient reported outcome measures on adult and pediatric patients with transverse myelitis. The study aims to assess current outcomes in transverse myelitis, and to inform the development of outcome measures for future clinical trials. Dr. Blackburn is a former James T. Lubin Fellow.
Cynthia Wang, MD
Dr. Cynthia Wang received her medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas and completed a pediatrics and pediatric neurology residency at Mott Children’s Hospital, University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Wang was a James T. Lubin Fellow under the mentorship of Dr. Benjamin Greenberg at The University of Texas Southwestern and Children’s Health. She is now an assistant professor in the departments of Pediatrics and Neurology and Neurotherapeutics at UT Southwestern. Her primary area of interest is immune-mediated brain disorders including ADEM and autoimmune encephalitis. She is conducting a prospective, longitudinal study on acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) to identify the clinical characteristics, treatment methods, and follow-up interventions that are associated with better and worse patient-centered outcomes.
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