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Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium 2019


7 - 8 a.m.Check-in and Breakfast
8 - 8:30 a.m.Shade Moody, M.D.
Update on the exciting new treatments of spinal muscular atrophy
8:30 - 9 a.m.David I. Sandberg, M.D.
What’s that on my baby’s back and what needs to be done about it?
9 - 9:30 a.m.Pedro Mancias, M.D.
Ethical dilemmas relating to new and expensive therapies in pediatric neuromuscular disorders
9:30 -10 a.m.Stephen Fletcher, D.O.
Fetal Neurosurgery for Open Neural Tube Defects: Is it Worth the Effort and Risk?
10 - 10:15 a.m.Break
10:15 - 10:45 a.m.Gretchen Von Allmen, M.D.
New therapeutic options for intractable seizures in children
10:45 - 11:15 a.m.Manish Shah, M.D.
Judicious usage of pediatric epilepsy surgical treatment options
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.Michael Watkins, M.D.
What is West Syndrome? Causes and Management
11:45 - 12:30 p.m.Lunch
12:35 - 1 p.m.Stephen Fletcher, D.O.
'Neurosurgical Emergencies': The pathophysiology that defines the fire drill
1 - 1:30 p.m. Nivedita Thakur, M.D.
Current understanding of cerebral palsy causes and management
1:30 - 2 p.m.Manish Shah, M.D.
Pediatric Cerebral Palsy: Optimizing Quality of Life for Highly Spastic Patients
2 - 2:15 p.m.Break
2:15 - 2:45 p.m.David I. Sandberg, M.D.
Management of Pseudotumor Cerebri: A Challenging Diagnosis in Children
2:45 - 3:15 p.m.Ian J. Butler, M.D.
Modern understanding of headaches in children and adolescents leads to improved management
3:15 - 3:45 p.m.Mary Kay Koenig, M.D.
Exciting Therapeutic Developments in Treatment of Stroke in Mitochondrial Disease
3:45 p.m.Adjourn