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Brain Matters 2020

Updates on the Advances Across the Spectrum of Neurosciences

Monday, April 20, 2020

Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health
Frobese Conference Center
1200 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001


Agenda

7 – 7:30 AM

Registration/Continental Breakfast

7:30 – 7:40 AM

Welcome

Hana Choe, MD
Director, Neurocritical Care
Co-Director, Neurointerventional Care, Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
Abington – Jefferson Health

7:40 – 8 AM

Surviving a Ruptured Aneurysm

Patient – Walter Gaunt

8 – 8:30 AM

Moving the Door with Mobile Stroke Units

John Roussis
Director, Mobile Stroke Unit
Regional Director, Jefferson Neuroscience Network

8:30 – 9 AM

Stroke in Women

Caitlin Massone, MD
Department of Neurology
ChristianaCare

9 – 9:30 AM

Advances in Functional Neuroimaging

Kiran S. Talekar, MD
Assistant Professor

Diagnostic Radiology/Neuroradiology
Jefferson Methodist Hospital
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

9:30 – 10 AM

New Treatment Options for Cerebral Aneurysms

Stavropoula I. Tjoumakaris, MD
Professor of Neurological Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital at Sidney Kimmel Medical College

10 – 10:20 AM

Morning Break

10:20 – 11 AM

Keynote Address: Current Trends in Neuro-Oncology

G. Michael Lemole, MD
Chair of Neurosurgery
University of Arizona, Tucson

11 – 11:30 AM

So...What’s Your Problem?

Joseph W. Danial, MD
Psychiatrist
Abington – Jefferson Health


11:30 – 12 PM

New Frontiers of Neuroplasticity

Todd M. Lewis, PhD
Neuropsychologist
Brain Injury Clinical Specialist
Co-Director Concussion Center
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital

12 – 12:30 PM

The Next Generation in Neuromodulation

Michael S. Yoon, MD
Neurosurgeon
Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
Abington – Jefferson Health


12:30 – 1:15 PM

Lunch

1:15 – 1:30 PM

Barrer NS Award and Diamond Stroke Award Presentations

1:30 – 2 PM

Sexuality Post Stroke

Deborah A. Murphy, DNP, CRNP
Clinical Director
Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
Abington – Jefferson Health

2 – 2:30 PM

How to Sleep Better

John S. Khoury, MD
Neurologist
Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
Abington – Jefferson Health

2:30 – 3 PM

End of Life Discussions

Maurice Gross, MD
Chief, Palliative and Hospice Care
Abington – Jefferson Health


3 – 3:15 PM

Afternoon Break

3:15 – 3:45 PM

Dementia

David C. Weisman, MD
Neurologist
Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
Abington – Jefferson Health

3:45 – 4:15 PM

Status Epilepticus: Mimics vs Misses

Kandan Kulandaivel, MD
Neurologist
Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
Abington – Jefferson Health

4:15 – 4:45 PM

Re-establishing Routine When Your Life Has Changed

Megan L. Angstadt, PA-C
Department of Neurovascular Services
Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
Abington – Jefferson Health


4:345 PM

Closing Remarks