Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium
Friday, MARCH 8, 2019 - NEW DATE!!
Primary Children's Eccles Outpatient Building Conference Center
81 North Mario Capecchi Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Interdisciplinary healthcare providers are invited to meet, discuss, and share knowledge with leading neurologists, neurosurgeons, and rehabilitation specialists about the latest research and developments in treating pediatric neurological and neurosurgical conditions.

Learn how to better diagnose your pediatric patients who are exhibiting neurological and neurosurgical conditions and meet interdisciplinary specialists who can join your treatment teams for the best outcomes for these amazing children. 

Agenda/Presenters - Subject to change

We have a great lineup of speakers including:

7:15 AM – Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:45 AM – Welcome and Introduction

8:00 AM – TDB

9:00 AM – Cancer Stem Cells and Metastasis are Unified by Notch1 in Medulloblastoma

  Samuel Cheshier, MD, PhD
  Associate Professor
  Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery
  Director of Pediatric Surgical Neuro-Oncology
  University of Utah School of Medicine
  Primary Children’s Hospital

9:45 AM– Break and Vendors

10:00 AM – Emerging Targets: An Update on Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis and Therapeutics

Meghan Candee, MD MS
Associate Professor, Pediatric Neurology
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Neurology
Director, Pediatric Neurology Residency Program
Co-Director, Comprehensive Pediatric Headache Clinic
University of Utah School of Medicine/Primary Children’s Hospital

10:45 AM – AFM (Acute Flaccid Myelitis)

Gary R. Nelson, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurology
University of Utah School of Medicine
Primary Children’s Hospital
Pocatello Children’s Clinic

11:30 AM – Lunch and Networking

12:30 PM – Autoimmune Epilepsies with Focus on Autoimmune/Inflammatory Causes of Epilepsies (Auto-Antibodies, FIRES, Celiac Disease, etc.)

Cristina C. Trandafir, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurology
University of Utah School of Medicine
Primary Children’s Hospital

1:15 PM – Developing Digital Therapeutics for Epilepsy and Other Chronic Disorders

Grzegorz (Greg) Bulaj, PhD, MSc
Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
Research Associate Professor of Biology
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
University of Utah

2:00 PM – Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Kilby Mann, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,
Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine

2:45 PM – Break and Vendors

3:00 PM – Mapping the Journey: Moving from Diagnosis to Management

Nancy Murphy, MD
Professor and Chief, Division of Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Utah School of Medicine
Primary Children’s Hospital

3:45 PM – Motor Assessment of High-Risk Infants: Early Identification of Cerebral Palsy

Sarah Winter, MD
Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician
President, American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
Associate Professor, Division of General Pediatrics
University of Utah School of Medicine

           Betsy Ostrander, MD
           Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurology
           University of Utah School of Medicine
           Director of Fetal and Neonatal Neurology
           Medical Director, Spina Bifida Clinic
           Primary Children’s Hospital

4:30 PM – TBD

5:15 PM Conference Closing

 

Accreditation

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Primary Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics and the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Primary Children’s Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Primary Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Presented by:

  • Primary Children's Hospital
  • Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah

Questions

If you have any questions please contact:

Primary Children's Hospital
Interprofessional Continuing Education
(801) 662-3500
ipce@imail.org