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Full Agenda

Full Agenda

  • Wednesday, July 14, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM ET
    Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM ET
    State of the Science

    Moderator: Stephanie J. Nahas, MD, MSEd, FAHS, FAAN – Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Headache Center

    Migraine/Headache

  • 10:55 AM – 11:40 AM ET
    CGRP-Targeting Monoclonal Antibodies for Migraine Prevention

    Migraine/Headache

  • 11:40 AM – 1:00 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Break
  • 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM ET
    Translating Research Into Practice

    Migraine/Headache

  • 1:30 PM – 2:10 PM ET
    Networking Break
  • 2:10 PM – 2:40 PM ET
    Challenging Cases

    Migraine/Headache

  • 2:50 PM – 3:20 PM ET
    State of the Science

    Presenter: Leslie Cloud, MD – Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center, Virginia Commonwealth University

    Moderator: Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

    Movement Disorders

  • 3:20 PM – 4:40 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Break
  • 4:40 PM – 5:25 PM ET
    Tardive Dyskinesia Across the Complexity Spectrum – From Quality of Life Improvement to Novel Treatments

    Presenter: Rajeev Kumar, MD – Rocky Mountain Movement Disorders Center, Huntington's Disease Society of America Center of Excellence, Colorado Neurological Institute, Englewood, Colorado

    Presenter: Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

    Movement Disorders

  • 5:25 PM – 6:05 PM ET
    Networking Break
  • 6:05 PM – 6:35 PM ET
    Translating Research Into Practice

    Movement Disorders

  • 6:45 PM – 7:15 PM ET
    Challenging Cases

    Movement Disorders

  • Thursday, July 15, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM ET
    State of the Science: REM Sleep Behavior Disorder and Neurodegeneration

    Moderator: Rachel Salas, MD, MEd, FAAN, FANA – Sleep Disorders Center, Howard County General Hospital

    Presenter: Alon Y. Avidan, MD, MPH – Department of Neurology, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

    Sleep Disorders

  • 10:40 AM – 11:25 AM ET
    Precision Medicine in the Sleep Center

    Presenter: Charlene E. Gamaldo, MD – Johns Hopkins University

    Sleep Disorders

  • 11:25 AM – 12:45 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Break
  • 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM ET
    Translating Research Into Practice

    Presenter: Charlene E. Gamaldo, MD – Johns Hopkins University

    Sleep Disorders

  • 1:15 PM – 1:55 PM ET
    Networking Break
  • 1:55 PM – 2:25 PM ET
    Challenging Cases: New Paradigms in the Management of Insomnia in the 21th Century

    Presenter: Alon Y. Avidan, MD, MPH – Department of Neurology, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

    Sleep Disorders

  • 2:35 PM – 3:05 PM ET
    State of the Science

    Presenter: Liana G. Apostolova, MS, MD, FAAN – Indiana University School of Medicine

    Moderator: David Geldmacher, MD, FACP, FANA – Medical Director for Neurology, UAB Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia

  • 3:05 PM – 4:25 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Break
  • 4:25 PM – 5:10 PM ET
    Brain Imaging in the Diagnosis of Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

    Presenter: Liana G. Apostolova, MS, MD, FAAN – Indiana University School of Medicine

    Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia

  • 5:10 PM – 5:50 PM ET
    Networking Break
  • 5:50 PM – 6:20 PM ET
    Translating Research Into Practice

    Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia

  • 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM ET
    Challenging Cases

    Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia

  • 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM ET
    “Voodoo” Death: A Window Into the Link Between Internal Medicine and Neurology

    Presenter: Martin A. Samuels, MD, MACP, FRCP, FANA, FAAN, DSc (hon) – Founding Chair, Emeritus, Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

  • Friday, July 16, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM ET
    State of the Science

    Neuromuscular Disorders

  • 10:40 AM – 11:25 AM ET
    Novel Disease-Modifying Therapies in Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    Neuromuscular Disorders

  • 11:25 AM – 12:45 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Break
  • 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM ET
    Translating Research Into Practice

    Neuromuscular Disorders

  • 1:15 PM – 1:55 PM ET
    Networking Break
  • 1:55 PM – 2:25 PM ET
    Challenging Cases

    Neuromuscular Disorders

  • 2:35 PM – 3:05 PM ET
    State of the Science

    Moderator: Gregory D. Cascino – Enterprise Director of Epilepsy, Mayo Clinic

    Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders

  • 3:05 PM – 4:25 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Break
  • 4:25 PM – 5:10 PM ET
    The Role of Neuromodulation in the Treatment of Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

    Presenter: Brian N. Lundstrom, MD, PhD – Mayo Clinic

    Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders

  • 5:10 PM – 5:50 PM ET
    Networking Break
  • 5:50 PM – 6:20 PM ET
    Translating Research Into Practice

    Presenter: Brian N. Lundstrom, MD, PhD – Mayo Clinic

    Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders

  • 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM ET
    Challenging Cases

    Presenter: Elizabeth E. Gerard, MD – Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

    Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders

  • Saturday, July 17, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM ET
    State of the Science

    Moderator: David S. Liebeskind, MD – Professor of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles

    Presenter: Raul G. Nogueira, MD

    Stroke/Vascular Diseases

  • 10:40 AM – 11:25 AM ET
    Acute Stroke Treatment with Endovascular Therapies

    Presenter: Raul G. Nogueira, MD

    Stroke/Vascular Diseases

  • 11:25 AM – 12:45 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Break
  • 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM ET
    Translating Research Into Practice

    Presenter: Mark J. Alberts, MD, FAHA, FAAN

    Stroke/Vascular Diseases

  • 1:15 PM – 1:55 PM ET
    Networking Break
  • 1:55 PM – 2:25 PM ET
    Challenging Cases

    Stroke/Vascular Diseases

  • 2:35 PM – 3:05 PM ET
    State of the Science

    Presenter: Benjamin M. Greenberg, MD, MHS, FANA, FAAN, CRND – UT Southwestern

    Moderator: Clyde Markowitz, MD – Associate Professor of Neurology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

    Multiple Sclerosis

  • 3:05 PM – 4:25 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Break
  • 4:25 PM – 5:10 PM ET
    Differential Diagnosis (NMO and MS)

    Presenter: Benjamin M. Greenberg, MD, MHS, FANA, FAAN, CRND – UT Southwestern

    Multiple Sclerosis

  • 5:10 PM – 5:50 PM ET
    Networking Break
  • 5:50 PM – 6:20 PM ET
    Translating Research Into Practice

    Multiple Sclerosis

  • 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM ET
    Challenging Cases

    Presenter: Joseph R. Berger, MD, FACP, FAAN, FANA – Professor of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

    Multiple Sclerosis

  • Sunday, July 18, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM ET
    Rare Diseases Rapid Fire Update

    Moderator: Calli Cook, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP – Nurse Practitioner, Emory Brain Health Center

    Rare Diseases/Special Topics

  • 10:40 AM – 11:25 AM ET
    Navigating a Shifting Treatment Landscape in Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder

    Rare Diseases/Special Topics

  • 11:25 AM – 12:45 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Break
  • 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM ET
    The Neurological Impact of COVID-19

    Rare Diseases/Special Topics

  • 1:15 PM – 1:55 PM ET
    Networking Break
  • 1:55 PM – 2:25 PM ET
    Rare Disease Challenging Cases

    Rare Diseases/Special Topics

  • 2:35 PM – 3:05 PM ET
    Closing Keynote: Functional Neurological Disorder – Turning a Negative into a Positive

    Presenter: Jon Stone, MB, ChB, FRCP, PhD – Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh

  • Bonus Sessions
  • Approach to Non-Motor Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease

    Presenter: Leslie Cloud, MD – Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center, Virginia Commonwealth University

    Movement Disorders

  • Challenges and Pitfalls in Managing Seizure Disorders

    Presenter: Gregory D. Cascino – Enterprise Director of Epilepsy, Mayo Clinic

    Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders

  • Cognitive Impact of Cerebrovascular Disease

    Stroke/Vascular Diseases

  • Current concepts in Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders

    Presenter: Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

    Movement Disorders

  • Examining the Intersect of COVID and MS

    Presenter: Joseph R. Berger, MD, FACP, FAAN, FANA – Professor of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

    Multiple Sclerosis

  • Management of Seizure Emergencies

    Presenter: Elizabeth E. Gerard, MD – Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

    Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders

  • Multidimensional Diagnosis of Huntington's Disease: Management of Non-Motor Symptoms

    Presenter: Mary C. Edmondson, MD – HD Reach

    Movement Disorders

  • Myelin/Stem Cell Research

    Multiple Sclerosis

  • Recent Research Advances in Treatment of Chronic Insomnia

    Presenter: Michael V. Vitiello, PhD – University of Washington

    Sleep Disorders

  • Sleep Disturbance and Alzheimer’s Disease

    Presenter: Michael V. Vitiello, PhD – University of Washington

    Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia

  • Telehealth and Neurology

    Rare Diseases/Special Topics

  • Updates in Central Hypersomnias: Differential Diagnosis and Narcolepsy

    Presenter: Phyllis C. Zee, MD, PhD

    Sleep Disorders

  • Updates on Antithrombotic Stroke Prevention Strategies

    Presenter: Mark J. Alberts, MD, FAHA, FAAN

    Stroke/Vascular Diseases

  • When is memory loss NOT from brain cell loss?

    Presenter: David Geldmacher, MD, FACP, FANA – Medical Director for Neurology, UAB Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia