Saint Louis University

The Department of Neurology will present a Neurology Grand Rounds from 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in the SLU School of Medicine (1402 So. Grand Blvd.), Schwitalla Hall, Lecture Hall 1 (first floor).

Mark Ferrante, M.D., will present "Neuralgic Amyotrophy."

Ferrante received his medical degree at the University of South Florida, in Tampa, Florida. He completed a one-year EMG fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and a one-year Neuromuscular Medicine fellowship at the Ohio state University. He was formerly the chief of Neurology and EMG laboratory director at Keesler Medical Center (Biloxi, Mississippi), where he received the USAF Meritorious Service Award.

Ferrante is a professor of neurology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, where he also serves as the assistant director of the Residency Training Program. He is the Neurophysiology section chief and the co-director of the Neurophysiology Fellowship program at the VAMC in Memphis, Tennessee. He is a member of the American Association of Electrodiagnostic and Neuromuscular Medicine (AANEM) and of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and has served as director and faculty of numerous courses for more than 20 years, as well as an oral board examiner for the ABEM (American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine). He has authored multiple invited reviews for Muscle and Nerve. He received the Physician Teaching Recognition Award from the AAET (American Association of Electrodiagnostic Technicians) in 2011. His current research interests include brachial plexopathies, neuralgic amyotrophy, true neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome.