Latest Updates On Neuroimmunology: 3rd Annual Conference for Healthcare Professionals and Patients
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The 3rd Annual Updates on Neuroimmunology Conference for Professionals and Patients will focus on neuroimmunology and demyelinating disorders. Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (NMOSD), generally referred to as NMO, a rare group of disease syndromes of the central nervous system that affect the optic nerves and spinal cord is often misdiagnosed as multiple sclerosis (MS), another demyelinating disorder. Accordingly, program content will explore the differences and distinctions between MS and NMO, including new diagnostic criteria, visual outcomes, pregnancy, and neuropsychological implications. This one-day program will also present content in pediatric neuroimmunological disorders and treatment algorithms. Led by expert faculty, you will learn about these rare and challenging disorders and the importance of a careful diagnosis and early intervention using the latest medical approaches. Morning and afternoon panels will provide ample time for clarification of clinical points and encourage interaction between participants and presenters. A unique feature of this program is a concurrent patient education program conducted in collaboration with the Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation.
Describe the new diagnostic criteria for multiple sclerosis (MS) and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (NMOSD)
Summarize the clinical presentation and differential diagnoses of demyelinating disorders including NMOSD and MS
Recognize the potential severity of relapses and other unique issues to address with NMO and MS patients who are pregnant or considering pregnancy
Identify pediatric presentations of neuroimmunological disorders based on a comprehensive understanding of the relationship between central nervous and immune systems
Consider race and ethnicity for patients presenting with neuroimmunological disorders and describe the implications for individualized care
Explore the neuropsychological impacts in patients with MS and NMO based on the latest research
Analyze current treatment algorithms and formulate strategies for the treatment of patients with demyelinating diseases
Describe recent visual outcomes in MS and NMO and the implications for patient care
Gregory Aaen, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA Lilyana Amezcua, MD
Keck Medicine USC Brandon Beaber, MD
Los Angeles, CA Alexander U Brandt, MD
Charite - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Berlin Ardith Courtney, DO
Irvine, CA Barbara S. Giesser, MD
UCLA Marwa Kaisey, MD
Los Angeles, CA Annette Langer-Gould, MD
Los Angeles, CA
Group registrations not allowed
Accompanying persons not allowed
We don’t accept Online Abstracts
This one-day program will present content in Neuroimmunological disorders and treatment algorithms. Led by expert faculty, you will learn about these challenging disorders and the importance of a careful diagnosis and early intervention using the latest medical approaches. Projected attendance for 2018 is estimated to be 150.
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