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Full Agenda

  • Wednesday, July 14, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 10:10 AM ET
    Welcome and Opening Remarks

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

  • 10:10 AM – 10:15 AM ET
    Introduction - Migraine and Headache Disorders

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

    Migraine/Headache

  • 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM ET
    State of the Science

    Presenter: Amynah Pradhan, PhD – University of Illinois at Chicago

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

    Migraine/Headache

  • 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM ET
    Time to Focus on What Matters Most: Utilizing CGRP-Targeting Monocolonal Antibodies for Migraine Prevention

    Presenter: Larry Charleston, IV, MD, MSc, FAHS – Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

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

    Migraine/Headache

  • 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM ET
    When You Need to Act Fast: Acute Treatment of Migraine with Gepants

    Presenter: Richard B. Lipton, MD – Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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

    Migraine/Headache

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

    Presenter: Andrew Charles, MD – David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

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

    Migraine/Headache

  • 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET
    Challenging Cases

    Presenter: Jessica Ailani, MD – MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

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

    Migraine/Headache

  • 3:00 PM – 3:05 PM ET
    Introduction - Movement Disorders

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

    Movement Disorders

  • 3:05 PM – 3:35 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

  • 3:50 PM – 4:35 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

  • 4:50 PM – 5:20 PM ET
    Translating Research Into Practice

    Presenter: Danielle Larson, MD – The Ken & Ruth Davee Department of Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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

    Movement Disorders

  • 5:35 PM – 6:05 PM ET
    Challenging Cases

    Presenter: Aristide Merola, MD, PhD – The Ohio State University

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

    Movement Disorders

  • Thursday, July 15, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 10:05 AM ET
    Introduction - Sleep Disorders

    Moderator: Alberto R. Ramos, MD, MS, FAASM, FAAN – University of Miami MIller School of Medicine

    Sleep Disorders

  • 10:05 AM – 10:35 AM ET
    State of the Science: REM Sleep Behavior Disorder and Neurodegeneration

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

    Moderator: Alberto R. Ramos, MD, MS, FAASM, FAAN – University of Miami MIller School of Medicine

    Sleep Disorders

  • 10:50 AM – 11:35 AM ET
    Precision Medicine in the Sleep Center

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

    Moderator: Alberto R. Ramos, MD, MS, FAASM, FAAN – University of Miami MIller School of Medicine

    Sleep Disorders

  • 11:50 AM – 12:20 PM ET
    Recent Research Advances in Treatment of Chronic Insomnia

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

    Moderator: Alberto R. Ramos, MD, MS, FAASM, FAAN – University of Miami MIller School of Medicine

    Sleep Disorders

  • 12:35 PM – 1:05 PM ET
    Translating Research Into Practice

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

    Moderator: Alberto R. Ramos, MD, MS, FAASM, FAAN – University of Miami MIller School of Medicine

    Sleep Disorders

  • 1:20 PM – 1:50 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

    Moderator: Alberto R. Ramos, MD, MS, FAASM, FAAN – University of Miami MIller School of Medicine

    Sleep Disorders

  • 1:50 PM – 2:30 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Break
  • 2:30 PM – 2:35 PM ET
    Introduction - Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

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

    Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia

  • 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

  • 3:20 PM – 4:05 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

  • 4:20 PM – 4:50 PM ET
    Sleep Disturbance and Alzheimer’s Disease

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

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

    Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia

  • 5:05 PM – 5:35 PM ET
    Translating Research into Practice: Everything You Need to Know About Aducanumab but Were Afraid to Ask

    Presenter: Douglas W. Scharre, MD. FAAN – Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

    Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia

  • 5:50 PM – 6:20 PM ET
    Challenging Cases

    Presenter: Douglas W. Scharre, MD. FAAN – Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

    Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia

  • 6:35 PM – 7:05 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 – 10:05 AM ET
    Introduction - Special Topics in Neurology

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

    Special Topics in Neurology

  • 10:05 AM – 10:35 AM ET
    State of the Science: The Neurological Impact of COVID-19

    Presenter: Sherry H-Y Chou, MD, MSc, FNCS, FCCM – University of Pittsburgh

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

    Special Topics in Neurology

  • 10:50 AM – 11:35 AM ET
    Spinal Muscular Atrophy: The Importance of Early Diagnosis and Treatment Initiation in Older Adolescent and Adult Patients

    Presenter: James Wymer – University of Florida

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

    Rare Diseases/Special Topics

  • 11:50 AM – 12:35 PM ET
    Do Laboratory Results Outperform Clinical Evaluation in Neurology?

    Presenter: Marcelo Matiello, MD

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

  • 12:35 PM – 1:05 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Break
  • 1:05 PM – 1:50 PM ET
    Moving OFF Time to ON Time: A Focus on COMT Inhibitors for Parkinson’s Disease OFF Symptoms

    Presenter: Matthew Swan, MD – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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

  • 2:05 PM – 2:35 PM ET
    Challenging Cases: Telehealth and Neurology

    Presenter: Marcelo Matiello, MD

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

    Special Topics in Neurology

  • 2:50 PM – 2:55 PM ET
    Introduction - Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders

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

    Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders

  • 2:55 PM – 3:25 PM ET
    State of the Science

    Presenter: Jacqueline A. French, MD – NYU Grossman School of Medicine

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

    Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders

  • 3:40 PM – 4:25 PM ET
    The Role of Neuromodulation in the Treatment of Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

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

    Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders

  • 4:40 PM – 5:10 PM ET
    Translating Research Into Practice

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

    Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders

  • 5:25 PM – 5:55 PM ET
    Challenging Cases

    Presenter: Elizabeth E. Gerard, MD – Northwestern Medicine

    Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders

  • Saturday, July 17, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 10:05 AM ET
    Introduction - Stroke and Vascular Diseases

    Moderator: Santiago Ortega-Gutierrez, MD, MSc, FAHA, FSVIN

    Stroke/Vascular Diseases

  • 10:05 AM – 10:50 AM ET
    State of the Science

    Presenter: Raul G. Nogueira, MD – Emory University School of Medicine

    Moderator: Santiago Ortega-Gutierrez, MD, MSc, FAHA, FSVIN

    Stroke/Vascular Diseases

  • 11:05 AM – 11:50 AM ET
    Acute Stroke Treatment with Endovascular Therapies

    Presenter: Raul G. Nogueira, MD – Emory University School of Medicine

    Moderator: Santiago Ortega-Gutierrez, MD, MSc, FAHA, FSVIN

    Stroke/Vascular Diseases

  • 12:05 PM – 12:50 PM ET
    Updates on Antithrombotic Stroke Prevention Strategies

    Presenter: Mark J. Alberts, MD, FAHA, FAAN – Physician-in-Chief, Ayer Neuroscience Institute

    Moderator: Santiago Ortega-Gutierrez, MD, MSc, FAHA, FSVIN

    Stroke/Vascular Diseases

  • 12:50 PM – 1:20 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Break
  • 1:20 PM – 1:50 PM ET
    Translating Research Into Practice

    Presenter: Mark J. Alberts, MD, FAHA, FAAN – Physician-in-Chief, Ayer Neuroscience Institute

    Moderator: Santiago Ortega-Gutierrez, MD, MSc, FAHA, FSVIN

    Stroke/Vascular Diseases

  • 2:05 PM – 2:35 PM ET
    Challenging Cases

    Presenter: Mark R. Etherton, MD, PhD – Massachusetts General Hospital

    Moderator: Santiago Ortega-Gutierrez, MD, MSc, FAHA, FSVIN

    Stroke/Vascular Diseases

  • 2:35 PM – 3:15 PM ET
    Networking Break
  • 3:15 PM – 3:20 PM ET
    Introduction - Multiple Sclerosis

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

    Multiple Sclerosis

  • 3:20 PM – 3:50 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

  • 4:05 PM – 4:50 PM ET
    Differential Diagnosis of CNS Demyelinating Disorders

    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

  • 5:05 PM – 5:35 PM ET
    Translating Research Into Practice

    Presenter: Mark S. Freedman, MSc, MD, CSPQ, FANA, FAAN, FRCPC – The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

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

    Multiple Sclerosis

  • 5:50 PM – 6:20 PM ET
    Challenging Cases

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

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

    Multiple Sclerosis

  • Sunday, July 18, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 10:05 AM ET
    Introduction - Rare Neurological Conditions

    Rare Diseases

  • 10:05 AM – 10:35 AM ET
    Rare Diseases Rapid Fire Update

    Presenter: Nina F. Schor, MD, PhD – National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health

    Presenter: Marc C. Patterson, MD – Mayo Clinic Children's Center

    Rare Diseases

  • 10:50 AM – 11:35 AM ET
    Hope for Chorea Control in Huntington’s Disease: A Focus on Differential Diagnosis and VMAT2 Inhibitors for Treatment

    Presenter: Erin F. Stimming, MD

    Special Topics in Neurology

  • 11:50 AM – 12:20 PM ET
    Rare Diseases Challenging Cases – Consideration of Gene Therapy

    Presenter: Marc C. Patterson, MD – Mayo Clinic Children's Center

    Special Topics in Neurology

  • 12:35 PM – 1:05 PM ET
    Rare Disease Challenging Cases: NINDS Looking Ahead

    Presenter: Nina F. Schor, MD, PhD – National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health

    Rare Diseases/Special Topics

  • 1:20 PM – 1:50 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
  • Addressing Health Equity and Optimizing Novel Oral Therapies for Multiple Sclerosis Management in Diverse Patient Populations

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

  • 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, Gregory Cascino, MD, FAAN – Enterprise Director of Epilepsy Mayo Clinic

    Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders

  • Creative Solutions for Super-Refractory Migraine and Other Headache

    Presenter: Jessica Ailani, MD – MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

    Migraine/Headache

  • 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 – Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

    Multiple Sclerosis

  • Management of Seizure Emergencies

    Presenter: Elizabeth E. Gerard, MD – Northwestern Medicine

    Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders

  • Migraine Plus – A Practical Treatment Guide for Our Patients with Centralized Pain, Hypermobility, and Mast Cell Dysfunction

    Presenter: Wade Cooper, DO – University of Michigan

    Migraine/Headache

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

    Presenter: Mary C. Edmondson, MD – HD Reach

    Movement Disorders

  • Noninvasive Neuromodulation and Headache​

    Presenter: Stewart J. Tepper, MD

  • Stem Cell Research in MS: Are We Ready Yet for Treatment?

    Presenter: Mark S. Freedman, MSc, MD, CSPQ, FANA, FAAN, FRCPC – The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

    Multiple Sclerosis

  • 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