Next Grand Rounds

 Elizabeth Bass, M.D.


Resident, Department of Neurology 


Presentation Title: "Effects of Spaceflight on the Nervous System"

Date and Time: Thursday, June 14, 2018- 12:00pm

Location: Sanger Hall 6-032, VAMC 2C-115B

Learning Objectives:

1 Understand the various adaptations the human body undergoes to function in microgravity

2 Define and understand Visual Impairment & Intracranial Pressure Syndrome (VIIP)

3 Understand the various sensorimotor and vestibular changes and how they relate to Space Motion Sickness (SMS)


Dr. Bass is originally from NY but completed her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. She worked for an IRB for several years before going to medical school at Ross University. She will be completing her Neurology residency in June 2018 at VCU and will then start a position as a Neurohospitalist in Beckley, WV.






Prior Grand Rounds

June 7, 2018- Alexis Taylor, M.D. "Emerging Devices in Epilepsy Management"

May 31, 2018- Ryan Fillmore, M.D. "Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Delayed Cerebal Ischemia (DCI): Review of therapeutic options"

May 24, 2018- Joseph Doria, M.D. "The Evolution of VNS"