Pacific Neuroscience Symposium 2017

News & EventsPacific Neuroscience Symposium 2017
Sep 22-23, 2017

Keynote Speakers:

Brent A. Reynolds PhD

Brent A. Reynolds PhD

Neil A. Martin, MD

Neil A. Martin, MD

Brent A. Reynolds, PhD
Professor of Neurobiology, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida
Neural Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine for Neurological Disorders

Neil A. Martin, MD
Director, Neuroscience Institute, Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger Health System
The Future of Integrated Clinical Neuroscience: Genomics and Big Data for Predictive Proactive Precision Healthcare

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Agenda

Friday, September 22, 2017

7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

PRIMARY & METASTATIC BRAIN TUMORS
8:00 Welcome
8:10 Glioma Molecular Markers: the WHO 2016 Update – John Jalas
8:35 Current and Future Treatment Options for Glioblastoma – Santosh Kesari
9:00 New Molecular Approaches for Primary and Metastatic Brain Tumors – Dave Hoon
9:25 Surgical Clinical Trials for High-Grade Gliomas – Achal Singh Achrol
9:50 Break
10:10 Keyhole Surgery for Primary and Metastatic Brain Tumors – Daniel Kelly
10:35 Radiosurgery for Metastatic Brain Tumors – Limits and Outcomes – Robert Wollman
11:00 Guest Speaker
Leading Edge Radiosurgery & Vaccine Trials for Glioblastoma – Christopher Duma
11:25 Q & A
12:00 pm Keynote Speaker
Neural Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine for Neurological Disorders – Brent Reynolds
1:10 Novel Nutritional Approaches for Malignant Brain Tumors – Brent Reynolds

PITUITARY AND SKULL BASE TUMORS
1:35 Pituitary Adenoma Surgery – Complication Avoidance While Pushing the Remission Envelope – Daniel Kelly
2:00 Cushing’s Disease – Diagnostic & Medical Management Dilemmas – Pejman Cohan
2:25 Management of Pituitary Dysfunction – Post-op and Long-term – Sarah Rettinger
2:50 Break
3:10 Uncommon Tumors of the Pituitary & Parasellar Region – Diagnosis and Management – Garni Barkhoudarian
3:35 Guest Speaker
Hearing Preservation and Restoration in the Treatment of Acoustic Neuromas – Mia Miller
4:00 Q & A
4:20 Adjourn

Agenda

Saturday, September 23, 2017

7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

STROKE, ANEURYSMS & AV MALFORMATIONS
8:00 Neuro-interventional Management of Ischemic Stroke – Jason Tarpley
8:25 Endovascular Treatment of Cerebral Aneurysms – George Teitelbaum
8:50 Clipping “Uncoilable” Aneurysms: Lessons Learned over 30 Years – Neil Martin
9:15 Surgical Management of Brain Cavernous Malformations and Moyamoya Disease – Achal Singh Achrol
9:40 Break

ON THE HORIZON: NOVEL APPROACHES & CLINICAL TRIALS
10:00 Stem Cell Therapy for “Permanent” Stroke – Achal Singh Achrol
10:25 How Melanoma and Lung Cancer Oncology is Changing the Primary Brain Tumor Landscape – K. Kumar Shankala
10:50 Focused Ultrasound for Treating Neurological Diseases – Sheldon Jordan
11:15 Q & A
11:50 pm Keynote Speaker
The Future of Integrated Clinical Neuroscience: Genomics and Big Data for Predictive Proactive Precision Healthcare – Neil Martin

MOVEMENT DISORDERS, DEMENTIA & HYDROCEPHALUS
1:00 Advances in Management of Parkinson’s Disease and Essential Tremor – Melita Petrossian
1:25 Deep Brain Stimulation – Current Indications and Future Directions – JP Langevin
1:50 Dementia – Work-up, Treatment and New Therapies – Daniel Franc
2:15 Maximizing Memory through Endoscopic and Traditional Management of Hydrocephalus – Garni Barkhoudarian
2:35 Break

FACIAL PAIN
2:50 Facial Pain Syndromes: Diagnosis and Management Options – Marisa Chang
3:15 Endoscopic Management of Vascular Compression Syndromes: Patient Selection & Technique – Garni Barkhoudarian
3:35 Q & A
4:00 Adjourn

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
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CME Outfitters, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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