Friday, January 26, 2018

 8:30 am    Registration-Exhibits/Coffee                         Crystal Ballroom

 8:55-9:00 am Welcome and Opening Remarks                         Empire

 Scientific Session

Myla Goldman, MD, Moderator 

 9:00-9:45 am   Management of Tuberous Sclerosis in Adults

  • Derek Bauer, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, UVA School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA

Objectives: Identify changing Tuberous Sclerosis manifestations across the age spectrum and understand Tuberous Sclerosis surveillance and management guidelines.

9:45-10:30 am SUDEP Grand Rounds

  • Nathan Fountain, MD, Professor of Neurology, Director, FE Dreifuss Comprehensive Epilepsy Program,UVA School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA

Objectives:Know the overall incidence of Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP), risk stratify the risk of SUDEP for specific patients and understand the current theories of death in SUDEP. 

10:30-11:00 Break – VISIT EXHIBITORS                  Crystal Ballroom

 

11:00-11:45 am What to Consider When Headache Medications Just

                          Aren’t Working

  • Rebecca Wells, MD, MPH Associate Professor, Neurology, Director, The Headache Program, Associate Director, Clinical Research, Center for Integrative Medicine, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC

Objectives:  Discuss simple strategies to consider in migraine management when patients complain that "meds just aren't working", define complementary and integrative medicine and examine its evidence base for headache, and to gain expertise in applying this knowledge into the clinical practice of headache medicine

 11:45-12:30 pm Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalgias-A Review

  • Kenneth Leone, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, UVA Department of Neurology, Charlottesville, VA

Objectives:  To review the clinical features, pathophysiology and potential treatments of these relatively uncommon disorders.

 

Clinical Pathological Correlations (CPC)

Donald Taylor, MD, Moderator                                                Empire

 

5:30-6:30 pm Mark Quigg, MD, MSc, FANA, FAES, Clinical Neurophysiology and Sleep Center, UVA Dept of Neurology, Charlottesville, VA 

Objective: Clarify important diagnostic and treatment decisions for rare presentations of common disorders or common presentations of rare disorders.  

 

6:30-7:30 pm    Reception                                                         Library

  

Saturday, January 27, 2018

 Practice of Neurology 

     Donald Taylor, MD, Moderator                                      Empire                        

 9:30-10:30 am Selecting Epilepsy Treatments

  • Nathan Fountain, MD, Professor of Neurology, Director, FE Dreifuss Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, UVA School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA

Objectives:  Know an algorithm for selecting an initial drug for treatment, know the risks and benefits of treatment devices and the limitations in studying new epilepsy treatments.

 

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

 11:00-12:30 pm     Annual Business Meeting                                      Empire

                     

Fritz Dreifuss Lecture                                                               

Billy Dunn, MD, Moderator                                                        Empire

 5:30-6:30 pm   Genetic/Epigenome Engineering by the CRISPR/Cas

            Systems

·         Cem Kuscu, PhD, PostDoctoral Research Associate, Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, UVA School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA

Objectives:  Discuss the science of genome editing, and consider therapeutic opportunities, recent advances, and bioethical considerations associated with its use

 

6:30-7:30 pm     President’s Reception                                    Library

·            Hosts:  Dr. Billy Dunn, MD and Dr. Amy Stone, MD

 

 

Sunday, January 28, 2018

 

9:00-11:00 am    Difficult Cases-Neurology Consult     Commonwealth   

                           Matthew Barrett, MD, Moderator

·         Ryan Cappa, MD, Resident, UVA Charlottesville, VA

·         Iyad Alnahhas, MD, Resident, VCU, Richmond, VA

Objective:Produce differential diagnosis and treatment options for cases without an obvious diagnosis or treatment.

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