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Plenary Session 3204

Encephalitis: Lessons from the Past to Prepare for the Future in the Era of COVID-19

Saturday, September 17, 2022
10:30 – 12:30

In this session, the faculty will demonstrate the history of the pandemic encephalitis and discuss the new infectious movement disorders due to COVID-19. Furthermore, the faculty will provide the autoimmune mechanisms of encephalitis and movement disorders.

Christopher Goetz, USA
Taku Hatano, Japan

Von Economos’s Encephalitis Historical Overview
Andrew Lees, United Kingdom

COVID-19 and Movement Disorders
Susanne Schneider, Germany

Autoimmune Encephalitis and Movement Disorders
Jerome Honnorat, France

CSPC Liaisons:
Christopher Goetz, USA
Taku Hatano, Japan

At the conclusion of this session, participants should be better able to:

  1. Understand the historical aspects of the neurological complications of pandemic encephalitis
  2. Describe the neurological manifestation of COVID-19 and related viral infection
  3. Describe the autoimmune related encephalitis and movement disorders

Recommended Audience:
Clinician/General Neurology, Health Professional (non-physician), Fellow/Resident/Student

Education Level:
Beginner/Foundational, Intermediate/Experienced, Advanced/Expert


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