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Episode 30: Recognition and Management of Neurotoxicities Related to CAR-T Therapy

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Dr. Starane Shepherd interviews Dr. Theresa Human at the 2019 Neurocritical Annual Meeting to discuss her session, “Recognition and Management of Neurotoxicities Related to CAR-T Therapy.”

The NCS Podcast is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Bonnie Rossow. Our host is Fawaz Almufti, and our production staff includes Ramani Balu, Michael Brogan, Joshua Levine, Sarah Stern-Nezer, Benjamin Miller, Starane Shepherd, and Chris Zammit. Our administrative staff include Becca Stickney, Sara Memmen, and Angel Gindele. Music by Mohan Kottapally.

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  • Theresa Human, PharmD, BCPS, FNCS

    Dr. Human is a Clinical Specialist in the Neurointensive Care Unit at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. After receiving her doctor of pharmacy from St. Louis College of Pharmacy, she completed her first year of residency at Charleston Area Medical Center and continued her education by completing a critical care specialty residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Dr. Human’s research focus is cerebral edema following acute brain injury and has published numerous articles and abstracts in Neurocritical Care, World Neurosurgery, and Journal of Neurosurgery. Dr. Human belongs to several professional organizations including Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) and American College of Critical Care Medicine. She is the current chair of the NCS Pharmacy Leadership Committee and leading the efforts to bring the PONS (Pharmacotherapy of Neurocritical care Series) to all disciplines.