Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside

Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside: “The Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Threshold: A Framework for Understanding Pathogenesis and Predicting Successful Treatments”



Date
June 23, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Speaker(s)
David J. Levinthal, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Director, Neurogastroenterology & Motility Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Location
West Wing Auditorium, UPMC Shadyside
Category
UPMC Shadyside, Department of Medicine
Contact
Justine Rubino
Director, Operations, CCEHS


412-647-8261
rubinoje@upmc.edu
Description

Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS) remains an idiopathic, syndromic disorder without a clear pathophysiological framework. Dr. Levinthal will describe evidence supporting the notion that CVS is a neurogenic disorder sharing mechanisms with migraine and epilepsy.