Australia and New Zealand Child Neurology Society (ANZCNS) 6th Annual Scientific Meeting
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The 6th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australia and New Zealand Child Neurology Society will be held in South Brisbane at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.
We warmly welcome you to this year’s annual scientific meeting.
We are delighted to announce our international speakers:
Deborah L. RenaudDeborah L. Renaud, MD, is a neurometabolic specialist focusing on neurologic manifestations of inherited metabolic disorders, with a particular interest in inherited leukoencephalopathies. She is the Director of the Neurometabolic Clinic and Leukodystrophy Program at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, which provide comprehensive evaluation and care for adults and children with neurometabolic disorders and inherited leukoencephalopahy. She also co-directs the Mayo Clinic Peroxisomal Disorders Program, a multidisciplinary program for patients with peroxisomal disorders with special emphasis on boys with X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD) as well as men and women with adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN).
Dr. Renaud is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in both Pediatrics and Neurology. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatrics and is certified in Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. More recently, she became certified in Medical Biochemical Genetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics. Dr. Renaud is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario where she studied Biology and received her M.D. degree. She completed residency training in Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa and Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. As a Clinical and Research Fellow in Genetic Metabolic Disorders at Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, she completed a research fellowship in the Neurometabolics Laboratory.
Marc C. PattersonMarc C. Patterson, MD, FRACP, FAAN, FANA, was born and educated in Australia, and trained in neurology, child neurology and neurometabolic disease at the University of Queensland, at Mayo Clinic, and at NINDS/NIH, the last mentioned under the guidance of Roscoe Brady, MD. He is currently Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics and Medical Genetics, and Chair of the Division of Child and Adolescent Neurology at Mayo Clinic, He was Director of the Child Neurology Training program at Mayo 2008-2016), and had previously served as Professor and Director of Pediatric Neurology at Columbia University in New York (2001-2007). He has served as a member of the Neurology topic advisory group for revision of the ICD-10 of the World Health Organization, the Committee on Adverse Effects of Vaccines for the Institute of Medicine, and leads the Education Core of the NIH-funded Lysosomal Disease Network.
He has served in a number of positions in the Child Neurology Society, American Academy of Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and American Neurological Association. Professor Patterson has served on the editorial board of Neurology, on the oversight committee of Annals of Neurology and is currently an Editor for the Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease. He became Editor-in Chief of the Journal of Child Neurology on January 1st, 2014, and subsequently Editor-in-Chief of its open-access sister journal, Child Neurology Open.
His research and practice has focused on rare diseases in children, including multiple sclerosis and neurometabolic disorders in general, with special interests in Niemann-Pick disease, type C, other lysosomal diseases (including glycoproteinoses), mitochondrial cytopathies and congenital disorders of glycosylation, areas in which he has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters. He has presented widely through the United States and internationally, both to professional and lay organizations. Dr Patterson has received funding support from NIH, industry and private foundations.
Group registrations not allowed
Accompanying persons not allowed
We don’t accept Online Abstracts
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Merivale St, South Brisbane
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Contact No.: +61 7 30682909
Contact No.: +61 7 30682909