CNS Autoimmunity: Disorders, Biomarkers, and Updates

Expires June 2, 2022


Video length: 54 minutes

In this month’s “Virtual Lecture,” Andrew McKeon, M.B., B.Ch., M.D., highlights the rapidly evolving field of autoimmune neurology. The importance of a timely and accurate diagnosis of autoimmune neurological disorders cannot be understated, so it is important that neurologists all understand the patient presentation as well as available testing and treatment options.


Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the various patient presentations related to autoimmune neurology.
  • Recall testing methodologies (including antibody testing).
  • Discuss recent discoveries and their importance related to autoimmune neurology.
  • List paraneoplastic disorders and treatment options.
  • Discuss the future of autoimmune neurology.

Intended Audience

This program is appropriate for general neurologists and associated neurological specialists.


Andrew McKeon, M.B., B.Ch., M.D.
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


The following types of credit are offered for this program:


To obtain credit:

  1. Watch the video.
  2. Complete the posttest and evaluation that launches immediately following the video.
  3. Generate and print your certificate(s).

Level of instruction for this program is intermediate.


Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® program. This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 P.A.C.E.® contact hour.

Faculty Disclosure

Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty members also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentations. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentations.


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