Scientific Session

 

9:00-9:30 am  Autoimmune Encephalopathies

 

  • Guillermo Solorzano MD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Neurology Clerkship Director, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

 

Objectives:  Recognize the presentation of autoimmune encephalopathy with a focus on NMDA-receptor limbic encephalitis and the work-up of autoimmune encephalopathy and treatment algorithm.

 

 

 

9:30-10:00 amThe Role of Deep Brain Stimulation in the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

 

  • Matthew Boyce, MD, Neurological Associates, Richmond, VA

    Objective:  Identify how DBS fits into the treatment of patients with Parkinson’s disease.

     

    10:00-10:30 am Update on Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP)

  • Kelly Gwathmey, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA

    Objective:  Recognize diagnostic approaches to CIDP and  variants as well as current and emerging treatment options.

     

    10:30-11:00 am  Break:  Visit Exhibits                              Crystal Ballroom

 

 

 

11:00-11:45 am Toxicology for the Neurologist: Drugs of Abuse

 

  • Christopher P. Holstege, MD, Chief, Division of Medical Toxicology, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA

 

Objective:Recognize the neurotoxicology of drugs of abuse.

 

 

 

11:45-12:30 pm Cannabinoids in the Treatment of Epilepsy

 

  • Matthew Wong, MD, Assistant Professor, Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Greensboro, NC

 

Objective:  Recognize the current and evolving evidence for the use of marijuana derived products for the treatment of seizure disorders.

 

 

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