The American Academy of Neurology will hold their AAN Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts from April 22 – 28, 2017. Let’s see what Utah faculty will be doing there…

 

Awards

2017 Clinical Research Training Scholarship – Melissa Cortez, DO

 

Scientific Platforms

Monday, April 24

Time Topic Presenter
1:00 PM S12.001 Daclizumab Reduced Brain Tissue Loss Compared With Intramuscular Interferon Beta-1a in the 2-3 Year DECIDE Study John Rose, Douglas Arnold, David Hojnacki, Steven J. Greenberg, Ping Wang, Wei Ma, Sami Fam

Tuesday, April 25

Time Topic Presenter
3:30 PM S17.001 ATXN2 Antisense Therapy Improves SCA2 Mouse Motor and Purkinje Cell Electrophysiological Phenotypes Daniel Scoles, Matthew Schneider, Pratap Meera, Karla Figueroa, Frank Rigo, Frank Bennett, Thomas Otis, Stefan Pulst

Wednesday, April 26

Time Topic Presenter
4:06 PM S25.004 External Validation of the TeleStroke Mimic (TM) Score for Predicting Stroke Mimics Evaluated during Telestroke Syed Ali, Gordian Hubert, Jeffrey Switzer, Jennifer Majersik, Kishore Vedala, Lee Schwamm

Thursday, April 27

Time Topic Presenter
3:54 PM

S44.003 Environmental Risk Factors Associated with Pediatric MS: The Role of Remote Viral Intections and Vitamin D Revisited

*Selected for "Best of" Scientific Platform Session on Monday, April 24 at 8:16 AM - S10.003

Shayandokht Taleb, Bardia Nourbakhsh, Jennifer Graves, Theron Casper, Amy Waldman, Sabeen Lulu, Anita Belman, Bianca Guttman, Benjamin Greenberg, Gregory Aaen, Janace Hart, Jayne Ness, Jennifer Rubin, Jan- Mendelt Tillema, Lauren Krupp, Mark Gorman, Leslie Benson, Moses Rodriguez, Tanuja Chitnis, John Rose, Lisa Barcellos, Emmanuelle Waubant
4:06 PM S47.004 Increased Cortical Network Activity in a Migraine Mutant Mouse Following Traumatic Brain Injury Chad Service, PM Sawant-Pokam, Jorge Mendez, K.C. Brennan

Friday, April 28

Time Topic Presenter
2:12 PM S50.007 Fc RI (CD64) Receptors Are Widely Expressed on CNS Neurons and Are Required for Neuronal IgG Binding and Uptake: Implications for Antibody-Mediated Neuronal Injury Suzanne Liu, Kenneth Hill, Blair Wood, Susan Clawson, Stacey Clardy, Noel Carlson, John Greenlee

 

Educational Lectures

Sunday, April 23

Time Topic Presenter
6:30 AM Research Breakfast - Multimodal Autonomic Assessment in Concussion and Post-Traumatic Headache Melissa Cortez, DO
7:20-8:00 AM C25 Cerebellar and Afferent Ataxias: Diagnosis and Management - The Dominant Spinocerebellar Ataxias Stefan Pulst, MD
1:00-3:00 PM C37 Clinical EMG II: Neuromuscular Junction Testing and Quantitative EMG Mark Bromberg, MD, PhD
1:20-5:30 PM C50 Neuro-ophthalmology and Neurovestibular Exam Lab Skills Workshop - Ophthalmoscopy: An Important Skill for All Neurologists Kathleen Digre, MD
3:30-5:30 PM C55 Clinical EMG III: Nerve Conduction Criteria and Electrodiagnostic Approaches Mark Bromberg, MD, PhD

Monday, April 24

Time Topic Presenter
1:00-1:55 PM C81 Common Spine Disorders I: Evaluation - The History and Neurological Examination of Spine Disorders Ligia Onofrei, MD
5:10-5:30 PM PL8 Invited Science: Headache - Altered Pupillary Light Response in Migrainous Photophobia Melissa Cortez, DO
6:00-9:00 PM C110 Case Studies: Challending Headache Cases Kathleen Digre, MD

Tuesday, April 25

Time Topic Presenter
3:30-5:30 PM C142 Pediatric MS: Diagnosis and Treatment John Rose, MD

Wednesday, April 26

Time Topic Presenter
7:00-9:00 AM C149 Low and High Pressure Headache: Clinical Presentation and Approach to Evaluation and Management Kathleen Digre, MD
7:00-9:00 AM C157 Lumbar Radiculopathy, Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Low Back Pain, and Failed Back Syndrome Ligia Onofrei, MD

Thursday, April 27

Time Topic Presenter
1:00-1:45 PM C204 Peripheral Neuropathy II: Diabetic and Inherited Neuropathies - Diabetic Neuropathies A. Gordon Smith, MD
2:30-3:00 PM C204 Peripheral Neuropathy II: Diabetic and Inherited Neuropathies - Questions and Answers/Case Presentations A. Gordon Smith, MD

Friday, April 28

Time Topic Presenter
1:30-3:00 PM Curbside Consults: Neuromuscular Disorders A. Gordon Smith, MD, Nicholas Johnson, MD

 

Experiential Learning Areas

Saturday, April 22

Time Topic Presenter
10:00-10:30 AM Research Corner - Are You My Basic Research Mentor? Daniel Scoles, PhD
1:00-1:30 PM Education and Publication Station - Neurology Genetics: Chat with the Editor Stefan Pulst, MD

Sunday, April 23

Time Topic Presenter
1:00-1:30 PM Education and Publication Station - Fulfill Your MOC Requirements and Lifelong Learning Needs A. Gordon Smith, MD

Tuesday, April 25

Time Topic Presenter
4:00-5:00 PM Headtalks - Ask Us Anything: Expert Panel on Headache and Pain Kathleen Digre, MD, Deborah Friedman, MD, MPH

Wednesday, April 26

Time Topic Presenter
Advocacy to Action: Empowering Patient and Physicians - How to: Fight for Neurology Nicholas Johnson, MD
3:00-3:30 PM Advocacy to Action - Drug Prices in Academic Practice: A Growing Problem Russell Butterfield, MD, PhD, BS

Friday, April 28

Time Topic Presenter
1:00-1:30 PM Education and Publication Station - Fulfill Your MOC Requirements and Lifelong Learning Needs A. Gordon Smith, MD

 

Scientific Posters

Sunday, April 23

Time Topic Presenter
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM P1.233 Prevalence of Copy Number Variation in Adults with Epilepsy and Intellectual Disability Felippe Borlot, Anne Bassett, Brigid Regan, James Stavropoulos, Danielle Andrade
P1.236 Increased Epilepsy Prevalence in Adults with 22q11 Deletion Syndrome Robert Wither, Alex MacDonald, Felippe Borlot, Nancy Butcher, Eva Chow, Anne Bassett, Danielle Andrade
P1.382 Baseline Characteristics and Cytokine Profiles Across Demographic Subsets in the Intermountain Multiple Sclerosis Project Laura Baldassari, Hanieh Seraj, Dee Husebye, M. Paz Soldan, Thomas Martins, Noel Carlson, John Rose

Monday, April 24

Time Topic Presenter
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM P2.140 Identification of Dysregulated Musclin Expression and Elevated Atrial Natriuretic Peptide Levels in Adult and Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy Donald McCorquodale, Katie Mayne, Brith Otterud, Diane Dunn, Nicholas Johnson
P2.157 Challenges to Stakeholder Engagement in Population Headache Care in an Academic Health System Susan Baggaley, K.C. Brennan, Kathleen Digre, Lynne Kerr, Lisa Gren, Gregory Keough, Rachel Jaggi, Scott Junkins, Karly Pippitt
P2.182 Utilization and Cost Savings of Neuroscience Telemedicine Clinic for State Prison Inmates Jennifer Majersik, Daniel Fults, Eric DiFrancesco, Ka-Ho Wong, Stephen Chatwin, Peter Hannon, Aleksander Tkach, Hanford Shuman III, Bruce Bernam, Richard Garden
P2.376 Prodromal Stiffperson Syndrome: Two Cases of Antibody Detection Over a Decade After Symptom Onset Amanda Piquet, Steve O’Donnell, John Greenlee, Judith Warner, Stacey Clardy
P2.379 Thalamic Germinoma Masquerading as CNS Inflammatory Disease: A Case Report Laura Baldassari, Amanda Piquet, M. Paz Soldan

Tuesday, April 25

Time Topic Presenter
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM P3.129 Bowel, Bladder, and Sudomotor Symptoms in ALS Patients Verena Samara, Summer Gibson, Mark Bromberg
P3.301 Next Generation Sequencing to Diagnose West Nile Encephalitis in an Immunocompromised Patient Viren Patel, Amanda Piquet, Robert Schlaberg, John Greenlee, Safdar Ansari, Stacey Clardy

Wednesday, April 26

Time Topic Presenter
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM P4.201 Implications for Management of PET Amyloid Classification Technology (IMPACT) Norman Foster, Rorie DuPrey M.S., Richard King, John Hoffman, Jeffery T. Yap, Satoshi Minoshima, Kevin Horn, Yue Zhang
P4.242 The controversy surrounding voltage-gated potassium channel (VGKC)-complex antibodies: Case and Discussion Jonathan Galli, Michael Sweeney, Scott McNally, Anne Tebo, Thomas Haven, Perla Thulin, Stacey Clardy

Thursday, April 27

Time Topic Presenter
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM

P5.106 The Effect of Bariatric Surgery on Peripheral Nerve Regeneration

*Selected for 5-minute Data Blitz Presentation from 12:10-12:15 PM

Joshua Winegar, J. Singleton, Peter Hauer, Adrienne Aperghis, A. Gordon Smith
P5.119 Guillain-Barré Syndrome Related to Zika Virus Infection in Brazil Amilton Barreira, Wilson Marques, Alexandre Marreco, Camila De Aquino Cruz, Vanessa Marques, Danilo Lucas Alves Sposito, Taline Monteiro Klein, Bart Jacobs, Benedito Antonio Lop Fonseca, IGOS-ZIKA Study Group
P5.121 The Clinical Electrophysiologic and Pathologic Phenotype of Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy Summer Karafiath, Noah Kolb, J. Singleton, A. Gordon Smith
P5.373 Dimethyl Fumarate in Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis: Effects of Dose Reduction on Lymphopenia Ka-Ho Wong, Erica Marini, Stacey Clardy, L DeWitt, Julia Klein, M. Paz Soldan, John Rose

Friday, April 28

Time Topic Presenter
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM P6.172 Incidence of Peripheral Neuropathy with Docetaxel versus Paclitaxel in Women Treated for Breast Cancer Summer Karafiath, Noah Kolb, J. Singleton, A. Gordon Smith
P6.216 Recognizing Cognitive Impairment Is Not Enough: Improved Outcomes with Cognitive Specialty Team Care Norman Foster, Nancy A. Allen, Kelly Davis, Angela Wang, Melissa S. Briley, Kevin M. Duff, Jian Ying, Yao He, Reid Holbrook
P6.263 Utilization of Hospice Care and Patient Characteristics Associated With Discharge to Hospice in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients Mai Vuong, Syed Ali, Nabeel Chauhan, Sanjeeva Onteddu
P6.355 Highly Active Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Case Report Amanda Piquet, Laura Baldassari, M. Paz Soldan