Clinical Neuroscience Grand Rounds - Cysticercosis

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 | 8:30 - 10:00 AM
Main Lecture: 
Taenia Solium Neurocysticercosis: Still a Major Cause of Epilepsy in Most of the World
Dr. Hector Garcia, Center for Global Health, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Case Presentation:
Neurocysticercosis: An Under-recognized Parasitic Infection in the U.S
Dr. Janitzio Guzman, NIAID
Date: February 27, 2024
Location:  Lipsett Amphitheater / Zoom 
8:0a.m. - Coffee Service
8:3a.m. - Case Presentation
9:0a.m. - Main Lecture
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Activity Description: Through lecture, discussion and slide show this activity will focus on Neurocysticercosis
Who Should Attend: This activity is intended for Neurologists, Neuroscientists, Neurosurgeons, Neuropsychologists, and Health Care Professionals.
Lecture Specific Educational Objectives:  
After attending this activity the participant will demonstrate the ability to:
  • Discuss the clinical spectrum of neurocysticercosis
  • Discuss epidemiology and identify risk factors for infection with cysticercosis
  • Review an illustrative case of neurocysticercosis
  • Understand the impact of neurocysticercosis in epilepsy and other neurological morbidity
  • Know the current imaging and immunological diagnostic techniques of choice
  • Understand the conceptual basis and clinical objectives of the medical and surgical management of neurocysticercosis
Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and polices of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for 1.5 credits per session for a maximum of 78 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Policy on Speaker and Provider Disclosure: It is the policy of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine that the speaker and provider globally disclose conflicts of interest. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine OCME has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made in the instructional materials.