- Neurovascular unit dysfunction with blood-brain barrier hyperpermeability contributes to major depressive disorder: a review of clinical and experimental evidence
Department of Neurology, Neuroinflammation Research Group, Epilepsy Center Division, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
J Neuroinflammation 10:142. 2013
..Understanding the contribution of neurovascular dysfunction with BBB hyperpermeability to the pathophysiology of MDD may help to identify novel therapeutic and preventative approaches...
- Extralimbic autoimmune encephalitis associated with glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies: an underdiagnosed entity?
NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
Epilepsy Behav 21:306-13. 2011
- Refractory epilepsy associated with microglial activation
Department of Neurology, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, USA
Neurologist 17:249-54. 2011
..Experimental and clinical studies support a pathogenic role of microglial activation and proliferation (MAP) in epileptogenesis...
- Glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibody syndrome presenting as schizophrenia
Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Neurologist 18:88-91. 2012
..Anti-GAD antibodies (GADAbs) can cause several neurological disorders. However, the association between anti-GADAbs and pure psychosis, without seizures or focal neurological deficits, is not well defined...
- Neuropsychiatric autoimmune encephalitis without VGKC-complex, NMDAR, and GAD autoantibodies: case report and literature review
New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
Cogn Behav Neurol 26:36-49. 2013
..We propose a standardized classification system for the autoimmune encephalitides, integrating earlier pathology-oriented terms with more recently defined serologic and clinical phenotypes...
- Neuroinflammation and psychiatric illness
Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
J Neuroinflammation 10:43. 2013
..Understanding how psychosocial, genetic, immunological and neurotransmitter systems interact can reveal pathogenic clues and help target new preventive and symptomatic therapies...
- Spontaneously resolving seronegative autoimmune limbic encephalitis
Departments of Neurology, Pathology Division of Neuropathology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Cogn Behav Neurol 24:99-105. 2011
..We describe a patient with seronegative autoimmune limbic encephalitis (SNALE) masquerading as glioma. Brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) abnormalities, distinctive pathological findings, and spontaneous remission are highlighted...
- Glia and epilepsy: excitability and inflammation
Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
Trends Neurosci 36:174-84. 2013
..This review critically evaluates the role of glia-induced hyperexcitability and inflammation in epilepsy...
- Immunology and epilepsy
Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Rev Neurol Dis 5:109-16. 2008
..The prevalence and impact of immunopathology in epilepsy syndromes remains to be determined by future research...
- Epilepsy associated with systemic autoimmune disorders
Department of Neurology, NYU Langone School of Medicine, New York, NY
Epilepsy Curr 13:62-8. 2013
..In some cases, they are clues to metabolic or infectious disorders or medication toxicity; in other cases, seizures herald a life-threatening progression of the underlying illness...