UF Health will be heavily involved in the AAN Annual Meeting, a week-long event that will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The gathering “offers innovative, unique, and creative experiences throughout the week served up in exciting and inspirational formats to fuel your mind, body, and spirit.”

American Academy of Neurology 2019 Annual Meeting (May 4-10)

Saturday, May 4:

  • C28 – “Evaluation and Diagnosis of Sleep Disordered Breathing” (Michael Jaffee), 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 5:

  • Session S2.005, “Functional Reorganization of the Language Network During Recovery from Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Longitudinal fMRI Study” (Brian Coffey, Brian Edlow), 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Poster 1.8-037, “Dorsal GPi/GPe DBS Induced Dyskinesia” (Ahmad El Kouzi and Wissam Deeb)
  • Poster 1.1-023 , “Impact of Educational Inequality on the Incidence of Post-stroke Vascular Mild Cognitive Impairment – Application of the Previous Study on Stratified Education-adjusted MoCA Assessment” (Kulritha Pisanuwongrak, Kenneth Heilman).
  • Poster 1.1-024, “Using the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA): to Predict Three Month Recovery Following a Stroke” (Parunyou Julayanont and Kenneth Heilman)

Monday, May 6:

  • Session S22.002, “Novel Transcripts miR-1301, miR-130, and miR-629 Influence Early Neurologic Outcome in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients” (Alexis Simpkins)
  • C72 – “Disordered Sleep in Common Neurologic Diseases: TBI” (Michael Jaffee), 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Poster 2.2-047, “Chronic Lymphocytic Inflammation with Pontine Perivascular Enhancement not Responsive to Steroids – Management Decisions in a Situation of Diagnostic Uncertainty” (Buse Sengul, Aaron Carlson)
  • Poster 2.6-067, “Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation: A Potentially Effective Treatment for Painful Hereditary and Idiopathic Axonal Polyneuropathy” in The Extremes of Extremity and Back Pain poster grouping (David Ho)

Tuesday, May 7:

  • C113 – Concussion: Chronic symptoms (Michael Jaffee), 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Poster 3.1-023: “Left hemispatial neglect with a splenial lesion” (Tigran Kesayan, Kenneth Heilman)
  • Poster 3.4-039: “Variant of Uncertain Significance in Charcot Marie Tooth Disease: GDAP1 Protein Modeling and Phenotype Correlation” (Laura Cline, S Subramony)
  • Poster 3.8-005: “Prevalence estimates and clinical characterization for tremor and dystonia in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy” (Aparna Shukla, Nick McFarland)
  • Poster 3.8-041: “Rab GTPase Expression Changes in a-Synucleinopathy and Tauopathy Disorders” (Mayur Parmar, Nick McFarland)

Wednesday, May 8:

  • Poster 4.5-001: “Lack of Standardization of the Level of Encephalopathy on EEG: a Barrier to the Widespread Use of EEG for Brain Monitoring” (Carolina Maciel)
  • Poster 4.8-037: “Diagnosis and Treatment Experiences in a Real-World Sample of Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorder Sufferers” (Irene Malaty, Wissam Deeb)
  • Poster 4.8-042: “Development of an EMG Based Tic Detector” (Wissam Deeb, Michael Okun)
  • Poster 4.8-044: “Longitudinal follow-up of dual-lead thalamic deep brain stimulation for patients with treatment refractory multiple sclerosis tremor.” (Bhavana Patel, Michael Okun)
  • Poster 4.8-045: “Outcomes with VIM deep brain stimulation in dystonic tremor versus essential tremor” (Takashi Tsuboi, Aparna Shukla)

Thursday, May 9:

  • Poster 5.9-033: “Brain eating Balamuthia amoebic infection – A Case Report” (Lakshmi Reddy, Chris Robinson)
  • S49: MS epidemiology (Tirisham Gyang): 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • C238: ICU case studies (Katharina Busl, course director): 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • C242: Dementia case studies (Melissa Armstrong, course director): 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

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