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Full Schedule

Full Schedule

  • Saturday, June 12, 2021
  • 09:00 – 14:30 US EDT
    Education Course

    Chair: Rhona McGonigal, PhD – University of Glasgow

    Chair: Vera Fridman, MD – University of Colorado

    Chair: Luuk Wieske, MD, PhD – Amsterdam University Medical Centers

    Chair: Kathryn R. Moss, PhD – Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

  • 12:00 – 13:00 US EDT
    Career Development Lunch

    Networking

  • 14:30 – 16:00 US EDT
    Clinical Case Presentations

    Chair: Luuk Wieske, MD, PhD – Amsterdam University Medical Centers

    Chair: Kathryn R. Moss, PhD – Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

  • Sunday, June 13, 2021
  • 09:00 – 09:30 US EDT
    Coffee Chats

    Networking

  • 09:30 – 10:00 US EDT
    PNS Kick Off Event
  • 10:00 – 12:15 US EDT
    Charcot-Marie-Tooth Consortium (CMTR) Session

    Chair: Michael Shy, MD – Carver College of Medicine/University of Iowa

    Chair: Stephan Züchner, MD, PhD – University of Miami

  • 10:00 – 12:15 US EDT
    International Diabetes Neuropathy Consortium (IDNC) Session

    Chair: Daniela Maria Menichella, MD, PhD – Northwestern University

    Chair: Rob Singleton, MD – The University of Utah

  • 10:00 – 12:15 US EDT
    Toxic Neuropathy Consortium (TNC) Session

    Chair: Ahmet Hoke, MD, PhD – Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

    Chair: Ellen Smith, PhD, MSN, RN, AOCN®, FAAN – University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing

  • 11:35 – 12:15 US EDT
    International Diabetes Neuropathy Consortium (IDNC) Oral Poster Presentations

    Chair: Amanda C. Peltier, MD MS – Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Chair: James W. Russell, MD MS – University of Maryland School of Medicine

  • 12:15 – 12:45 US EDT
    BREAK
  • 12:45 – 15:00 US EDT
    Inflammatory Neuropathy Consortium (INC) Session

    Chair: Jeffrey A. Allen, MD – Dept. of Neurology, University of Minnesota

    Chair: Simon Rinaldi, PhD, MBChB, MRCP – University of Oxford

  • 12:45 – 15:00 US EDT
    Neuropathic Pain Consortium (NPC) Session

    Chair: Margarita Calvo, MD, PhD – Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

    Chair: Theodore Price, PhD – University of Texas at Dallas

  • 14:20 – 14:50 US EDT
    Neuropathic Pain Consortium (NPC) Oral Poster Presentations

    Chair: Cheryl Stucky, PhD – Medical College of Wisconsin

    Chair: Douglas Wright, PhD – University of Kansas Medical Center

  • Friday, June 25, 2021
  • 09:00 – 09:30 US EDT
    Coffee Chats

    Networking

  • 09:30 – 10:00 US EDT
    Peter J Dyck Lecture: Mechanisms of Cutaneous Pain Sensation

    Speaker: Michael Caterina, MD, PhD – Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

    Chair: Daniela Maria Menichella, MD, PhD – Northwestern University

    Chair: Michael Polydekis, MD, MHS – John Hopkins Medicine

    Plenary Lecture

  • 10:00 – 11:30 US EDT
    Platform Session I

    Chair: Daniela Maria Menichella, MD, PhD – Northwestern University

    Chair: Michael Polydekis, MD, MHS – John Hopkins Medicine

  • 11:30 – 12:00 US EDT
    BREAK
  • 12:00 – 12:30 US EDT
    Richard Bunge Lecture: Signals to Schwann Cells During Myelination and Peripheral Neuropathies

    Speaker: Laura Feltri, MD – SUNY at Buffalo

    Chair: Kathrin Doppler, MD – University Hospital Würzburg

    Chair: Michael Shy, MD – Carver College of Medicine/University of Iowa

    Plenary Lecture

  • 12:30 – 13:00 US EDT
    Oral Poster Session I

    Chair: Michael Shy, MD – Carver College of Medicine/University of Iowa

    Chair: Kathrin Doppler, MD – University Hospital Würzburg

  • 13:00 – 14:00 US EDT
    Guided Poster Hall Tours

    Networking

  • Saturday, June 26, 2021
  • 09:00 – 09:30 US EDT
    Coffee Chats

    Networking

  • 09:30 – 10:00 US EDT
    Arthur K. Asbury Lecture: Antisense Therapies for Neurological Diseases

    Speaker: Frank Bennett, PhD – Ionis Pharamceuticals, Inc.

    Chair: Charlotte Sumner, MD – Johns Hopkins Medicine

    Chair: Guida Landore, MD, PhD – University of Bamako

    Plenary Lecture

  • 10:00 – 11:30 US EDT
    Platform Session II

    Chair: Charlotte Sumner, MD – Johns Hopkins Medicine

    Chair: Guida Landore, MD, PhD – University of Bamako

  • 11:30 – 12:00 US EDT
    PNS Annual General Meeting (all are welcome)
  • 12:00 – 12:30 US EDT
    Jack Griffin Lecture: The Molecular Mechanism of Axon Degeneration: SARM1 as a Druggable Target for the Prevention of Peripheral Neuropathy

    Speaker: Aaron Diantonio, MD, PhD – Washington University School of Medicine

    Chair: Ahmet Hoke, MD, PhD – Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

    Chair: Luis Querol, MD, PhD – Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

    Plenary Lecture

  • 12:30 – 13:00 US EDT
    Oral Poster Session II

    Chair: Ahmet Hoke, MD, PhD – Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

    Chair: Luis Querol, MD, PhD – Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

  • 13:00 – 14:00 US EDT
    Guided Poster Hall Tours

    Networking

  • Sunday, June 27, 2021
  • 09:00 – 09:30 US EDT
    Coffee Chats

    Networking

  • 09:30 – 10:00 US EDT
    PK Thomas Lecture: Genetics of Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia - Overlap Between Central and Peripheral Axonopathies

    Speaker: Rebecca Schüle, MD – University of Tübingen, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research & German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE)

    Chair: Stephan Züchner, MD, PhD – University of Miami

    Chair: Nortina Shahrizaila, MD, PhD – University Malaya Medical Centre

    Plenary Lecture

  • 10:00 – 11:30 US EDT
    Platform Session III

    Chair: Stephan Züchner, MD, PhD – University of Miami

    Chair: Nortina Shahrizaila, MD, PhD – University Malaya Medical Centre

  • 11:30 – 12:00 US EDT
    BREAK
  • 12:00 – 12:30 US EDT
    Pembroke Lecture: Primary Mitochondrial Neuropathies

    Speaker: Michio Hirano, MD – Columbia University

    Chair: Rita Horvath, MD – Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge

    Plenary Lecture

  • 12:30 – 14:10 US EDT
    Richard A.C. Hughes: Clinical Science Highlights

    Chair: David Cornblath, MD – Johns Hopkins University

    Chair: Mary Reilly, MD, MB, BcH, BAO, FRCP, FRCPI – Institute of Neurology Queen Square

  • 14:10 – 14:30 US EDT
    Awards Ceremony

    Chair: Richard Lewis – Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles, CA, USA