The Lancet  Neurology Autoimmune Disorder Conference


Susannah Cahalan, Author, Brain on Fire, USA

Susannah CahalanSusannah Cahalan is an award-winning journalist and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller “Brain on Fire” about her struggle with autoimmune encephalitis in 2009, which received a "Books for a Better LIfe" award in 2012. She's currently at work on her second book "Committed" (out 2017) and works as the editor of the New York Post's book section. Her work has also been featured in BBC's Focus magazine, Scientific American, Psychology Today, The New York Times, and others. She frequently speaks at universities and hospitals about her experience with autoimmune encephalitis and is a board member of the non-profit group the Autoimmune Encephalitis Alliance ( Susannah lives in Brooklyn, NY with her boyfriend and dog.

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