The event, free and open to the public, will focus on her new memoir, Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness. The book chronicles her ordeal with a rare condition.
Cahalan was the first case of Anti-NMDA-Receptor Autoimmune Encephalitis to be discovered at New York University and she was the 217th person ever to be diagnosed.
While on campus, Cahalan also will give a reading for the Department of English in Arts & Sciences Tuesday, Feb. 19, and for the January Reading Program.
For information on this event and other Assembly Series programs, visit assemblyseries.wustl.edu or call (314) 935-4620.