Thursday, January 24, 2019

 3:30-6:00 pm  VNS Executive Committee Meeting                           Madison 

6:30-7:30 pm  Opening Reception                                                   Library  

Friday, January 25, 2019

8:30 am    Registration-Exhibits/Coffee                         Crystal Ballroom

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

Scientific Session

Myla Goldman, MD, Session Planner

 9:00-9:45 amRe-envisioning the Neurologist’s Role in Functional

                       Neurological Disorders (FND)

  • David Lapides, MD, Asst. Professor, Department of Neurology,

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

Objectives: discuss neurologist’s role in diagnosis of FND and changing attitudes, become familiarized with helpful language when communicating to patients, and create a diagnostic workup/management plan leading to better patient outcome and neurologist satisfaction.    

9:45-10:30 am Interpreting MRI White Matter Changes

  • Jason Druzgal, MD, PhD, Department of Neuroradiology,

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Objectives:Understand neuroimaging techniques for evaluating white matter in the brain, recognize common abnormalities and build a framework for thinking about uncommon abnormalities of white matter in the brain.

10:30-11:00 amBreak: Visit Exhibitors                    Crystal Ballroom

  11:00-11:45 am Emerging Therapeutics: Huntington Disease (HD)

                           and Beyond

  • Claudia Testa, MD, PhD, Professor Dept. of Neurology and Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Objectives:  Understand the range of new therapeutics in active clinical trial development for HD and which agents have direct impact in more common disorders and understand the differences in potentials risks and advantages between different genetic based HD lowering therapeutics. 

11:45-12:30 pm Henceforth Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)

  • Robert Brashear, MD, Sr. Director Clinical Development,            Janssen R & D, Pennington, NJ
  • Objectives:  Better understand the historical context of AD, comprehend current issues in developing new therapeutic interventions for AD, and to engage in discussion of personal perspectives on efforts in AD.   

Clinical Pathological Correlations (CPC)

 Donald Taylor, MD, Session Planner                                                Empire

5:30-6:30 pm   Madaline Harrison, MD, Movement Disorders Group 

                         UVA Department 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 26, 2019

 9:00-9:30 amRegistration-Exhibits/Coffee                Crystal Ballroom

 Practice of Neurology 

  Donald Taylor, MD, Session Planner                               Empire                       

 9:30-10:30 am Recent Therapeutic Advances in Neuro-oncology,

·         Mark Malkin, MD, Prof. of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Director Neuro-Oncology Program, VCU Department of Neurology and Massey Cancer Center, Richmond, VA 

Objectives: Discuss standard of care for the adult patient with low-grade glioma, Tumor Treating Fields for adults with newly diagnosed and recurrent glioblastoma, use of hippocampal sparing whole brain radiation therapy for adults with brain metastases, and identify clinical trials in development for adult and pediatric brain tumors.

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

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

              

Fritz Dreifuss Lecture                                                               

Billy Dunn, MD, Session Planner                                                Empire

 5:30-6:30 pm   From Practice to Policy

·        Ralph Northam, MD, Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia

Richmond, VA 

 Drawing for winner of 2 nights lodging at the Omni Homestead Resort

 6:30 pm Annual Group Photograph                             Crystal Ballroom

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

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

 

Sunday, January 27, 2019

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

                            Matthew Barrett, MD, Session Planner

·         Margaret Bettin, MD, Resident, UVA, Charlottesville, VA

·         Jeff Schachter, MD, Resident, VCU, Richmond, VA

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

 

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