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:

7:15-7:45 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:45-8 AM Welcome and Introduction

8-9 AM Advances in AAV Gene Therapies for Pediatric Neuromuscular Diseases - Kevin Flanigan, MD

9-9:45 AM Cancer Stem Cells and Metastasis are Unified by Notch1 in Medulloblastoma - Samuel Cheshier, MD, PhD

9:45-10 AM Break and Vendors

10-10:45 AM Emerging Targets: An Update on Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis and Therapeutics - Meghan Candee, MD, MS

10:45-11:30 AM AFM (Acute Flaccid Myelitis) - Gary R. Nelson, MD

11:30 AM-12:30 PM Lunch and Networking

12:30-1:15 PM Autoimmune Epilepsies with Focus on Autoimmune/ Inflammatory Causes of Epilepsies (Auto-Antibodies, Fires, Celiac Disease, etc.) - Cristina C. Trandafir, MD, PhD

1:15-2 PM Developing Digital Therapeutics for Epilepsy and Other Chronic Disorders - Grzegorz (Greg) Bulaj, PhD, MSc

2-2:45 PM Complex Regional Pain Syndrome - Kilby Mann, MD

2:45-3 PM Break and Vendors

3-3:45 PM Mapping the Journey: Moving from Diagnosis to Management - Nancy Murphy, MD

3:45-4:30 PM Motor Assessment of High-Risk Infants: Early Identification of Cerebral Palsy - Sarah Winter, MD Betsy Ostrander, MD

4:30-5:15 PM How Much Is Too Much? Addressing Over-Medicalization in Children with Medical Complexity - Colleen Marty, MD

5:15 PM Conference Summation




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


If you have any questions please contact:

Primary Children's Hospital
Interprofessional Continuing Education