Friday, April 1

11:30-12:45 p.m. - LUNCH

12:45-1:00 p.m. - Welcome by Vivian Lee, Ph.D., MD, MBA & Stefan Pulst, MD

1:00-1:30 p.m. - Channelopathies: From Periodic Paralysis to Epilepsy and Beyond, Louis Ptacek, MD

1:30-2:00 p.m. - Neuro Oncology, Kurt Jaeckle, MD

2:00-2:30 p.m. - Stem Cells for ALS Research and therapeutics: Opportunities and Challenges, Nick Maragakis, MD

2:30-3:00 p.m. - Multiple Sclerosis and Women's Health: Family Planning, Fertility, Pregnancy and Menopause,Maria Houtchens, MD

3:00-4:00 p.m. - BREAK

4:00-4:20 p.m. - Dementing Diseases: Medicine's 21 Century Challenge, Norman Foster, MD

4:20-4:40 p.m. - Peds Neuro, Fran Filloux, MD

4:40-5:00 p.m. - Understanding the Grading System of Temporal Lobe Resections for Epilepsy, Cheryl Palmer, MD

5:00-5:20 p.m. - Your Sleep Genes...and Why You Should Care About Them, Chris Jones, MD

5:20-5:40 p.m. - Evidence Based Treatment of Status Epilepticus, Tawnya Constantino, MD

5:40-6:00 p.m. - Emerging CNS Infections, David Renner, MD

6:00-6:30 p.m. - Photograph of Attendees

Saturday, April 2

7:00-8:00 a.m. - BREAKFAST

8:00-8:30 a.m. - Insights into the Pathogenesis of HIV - Associated Neurocognitive Disorders, Beau Nakamoto, MD

8:30-9:00 a.m. - Understanding Chronic Headache: Evaluation and Management, Kathy Gardner, MD

9:00-10:00 a.m. - Treatments for Neurological Disease: Insurmountable Opportunities, Land Mines and Windfalls, Robert Griggs, MD

10:00-10:15 a.m. - BREAK

10:15-11:15 a.m. - Resident WINO Papers, Neurology Residents

11:15-11:45 a.m. - Emerging Therapeutic Approached to Muscular Dystrophy, Kevin Flanigan, MD

11:45-12:05 p.m. - Walking the Fine Line: Monoclonal Antibodies in Multiple Sclerosis Therapeutics, John Foley, MD

12:05-12:30 p.m. - Uncommon Causes of Stroke: Focus on Diagnosis and Management, Jennifer Majersik, MD

12:30-2:20 p.m. - LUNCH: Past & Present Reflections

1:00-1:15 p.m. - The History of the Department of Neurology, Richard Baringer, MD

1:15-1:30 p.m. - Development of Pediatric Neurology at the UofU, Joel Thompson, MD

1:30-1:45 p.m. - Neurology of the VA and the University, John Greenlee, MD

1:45-2:00 p.m. - Reflections about the Department of Neurology - From the Beginning to Present, Thomas Schenkenberg, PhD

2:00-2:20 p.m. - State of the Department, Stefan M. Pulst, MD, Dr med


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