Skip Navigation
 
 
 
 
 
Print This Page
Share this page: More
 

Johns Hopkins Encephalitis Center

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Podcast: Better Diagnosing Encephalitis

Dr Arun Venkatesan talks about the Johns Hopkins Encephalitis Center, and what we're ...

Date: 11/26/2010

Dr. Arun Venkatesan talks about the Johns Hopkins Encephalitis Center, and what it’s doing to better diagnose and treat encephalitis.

Program notes:

0:03   Encephalitis center at Johns Hopkins
1:07   About 1 in 100,000 people get encephalitis each year
1:30   Tools haven’t been sufficient to advance understanding
2:20   Patients with encephalitis are generally pretty sick
3:03   We’ve adopted a number of new ideas and techniques to help
4:02   Tests may not have been ordered rationally
4:50   Something that may have been missed
5:15   West Nile virus infection encephalitis
5:52   Best way to improve outcomes it to treat well while acute
6:36   If you continue to have seizures it’s not good for the brain
7:17   We’re moving more into an era of specialty care so a center makes sense
7:51   Pathogen discovery
8:23   Characterizing the immune response
9:01   We think we have the best chance within the first week or so
9:30   End


Learn More

Johns Hopkins Encephalitis Center

Learn more about the Johns Hopkins Medicine Podcasts

Johns Hopkins Neurosurgery Podcasts

#1 in Neurology and Neurosurgery in the U.S. for Four Consecutive Years

US News and World Report Best HospitalsThe Johns Hopkins Hospital ranked #1 in the nation in 2013 and is the only hospital in history to be ranked #1 for 21 years in a row by U.S. News & World Report.

 

Out-of-State and International Patients - Find Out More

 
 
 
 
 

© The Johns Hopkins University, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Health System. All rights reserved.

Privacy Policy and Disclaimer