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Posted by Susana Shephard (@susanashephard) · Thu, Jun 26 at 5:29pm CST

College Student Overcomes Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

In her early 20s, Erin Ayub has big plans. As a college student in El Paso, Texas, she is also a musician and aspiring writer. She had to put her plans on hold for a bit while in a medically induced coma at Mayo Clinic in Arizona due to a rare illness — anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis.

Now on the road to recovery, Erin and her mom share her story in this video.

Arizona encephalitis Erin Ayub Mayo Clinic Neurology & Neurosurgery patient story

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