The Blood-Brain Barrier

Diagnostic testing for Autoimmune Encephalitis has advanced tremendously in the past ten years. Ten years ago there were no commercial tests for any AE antibodies. Today it is possible to identify as many as 20 different antibodies. Tests for AE can involve a simple...

The Immune System

A year ago in January 2016, my nephew, Jack, was diagnosed with Autoimmune Encephalitis. He developed symptoms very suddenly, a devastating and terrifying mix of psychotic behaviors, that resulted in him being taken first to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte,...