AUTOIMMUNE ENCEPHALOPATHY: CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPEUTIC CONSIDERATIONS
Friday, September 15: 8AM - 9:30AM (1.5 CME credit hours)
 

ABOUT THE LECTURE: 
The lecture will help the participant:

  • Become aware of the possible pathogenic role of neuroinflammation and autoimmunity in neuropsychiatric disorders, especially PANS/PANDAS
  • Understand the importance of the gut–brain– immune triad
  • Understand the “mosaic of autoimmunity”, and the role of environmental factors, including infections, as a trigger of autoimmune encephalopathy
  • Recognize the potential value of immunomodulation in a subset of patients with neuropsychiatric disorders 
 

Kenneth A. Bock, MD
ABOUT DR. BOCK:
Dr. Kenneth A. Bock graduated Summa Cum Laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1973 and went on to receive his M.D. degree with Honor from the University of Rochester School of Medicine in 1979. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine, a certified clinical nutrition specialist, and a fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice, the American College of Nutrition and the American College for Advancement in Medicine, of which he is a former President. He is also a faculty member of the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM).

For more than three decades, he has dealt with complex medical problems by integrating “alternative” modalities with conventional medicine into a comprehensive integrative medicine practice. His expertise lies in tackling problems that have been difficult to diagnose and/or treat. These include complex multisymptom, multisystem disorders such as immune disorders, including chronic and/or recurrent infections, autoimmune disorders, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, Lyme disease and other tick borne disorders as well as multiple childhood disorders, including autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, asthma and allergies.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
Dr. Bock has indicated that he has no financial relationships with any commercial supporters.




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