Events

Third Annual Meeting

 

Register today for the 3rd Annual Illinois State Neurological Society Annual Meeting on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago in downtown Chicago – 909 N Michigan Ave Chicago, Illinois 60611. Physicians and APPs can earn 7.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 credits of CME by attending the meeting.

We will be featuring clinical and research updates given by experts on dementia, neuromuscular disease, neuro-oncology, neuro-ophthalmology, stroke, and neuro-critical care. We will have special talks on contemporary issues in neurology, including traumatic brain injury and opioids. 

The cost for program will include breakfast, lunch, and refreshments.

Early bird registration is available until September 7, 2019.

Book your group rate for Illinois State Neurological Society 2019. $199 USD per night at the Westin. Last day to book is August 20, 2019.

 

Register - Third Annual Meeting Saturday, September 21, 2019

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Preliminary Meeting Schedule

7:30 Breakfast, registration

7:55-8 Opening remarks

Cognitive Neurology
8-8:25 – Prion Disease – Dr. James Mastrianni, University of Chicago
8:25-8:50 – Dementia topic TBD – Dr. Julia Biernot, UIC-Peoria
8:50-9:15 – Diagnosis of Dementia – Dr. Zoe Arvanitakis, Rush University

Neuromuscular Disease
9:15-9:40 – Updates in small fiber neuropathy – Dr. Lawrence Zeidman, Loyola University
9:40-10:05 – Updates in myasthenia gravis – Dr. Kourosh Rezania, University of Chicago
10:05-10:30 – Updates in ALS – Dr. Raymond Roos, University of Chicago

10:30-10:55 – Break

Keynote Speaker – Contemporary Issues in Neurology
10:55-11:45 – Update on Concussion and Sports – Dr. Javier Cardenas, Barrow Institute

11:45-11:55 Business meeting

11:55-1 Lunch

Neuro-ophthalmology
1-1:25 – The case for neuro-ophthalmology – Dr. John Pula, NorthShore
1:25-1:50 – Update on Wernicke’s encephalopathy – Dr. Jorge Kattah, UIC-Peoria

Neuro-oncology
1:50-2:15 – Update on primary brain tumor management – Dr. Clement Pillainayagam, Rush University
2:15-2:40 – Dilemmas in the diagnosis and management of paraneoplastic disorders – Dr. M. Kelly Nicholas,
MD, PhD, UIC

2:40-2:55 Break

Stroke/NSICU
2:55-3:20 – Extended time window for medical treatment of acute ischemic stroke – Dr. Fernando Testai, UIC
3:20-3:55 – Update on status epilepticus – Dr. Anna Serafini, UIC
3:55-4:20 – Endovascular thrombectomy for acute stroke – Dr. Michael Chen, Rush University
4:20-4:55 – Updates on management of intracerebral hemorrhage– Dr. Sayona John, Rush University

4:55-5 – Closing remarks

Exhibitors

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Amgen
Briova

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Biogen
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals
Teva Pharmaceuticals

 

Akcea Therapeutics
Allergan
Alliance Neurodiagnostics
Genetech
Healix
Impax Labs
Insightec
Lilly
Neurotech
Norvartis
Sunovion
Takeda
UCB

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