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Nationwide Children’s Hospital welcomes the Child Neurology Society to Columbus for the 2014 Annual Meeting. While you’re here, be sure to check out all that Columbus has to offer:
The main campus of Nationwide Children’s is located just seven minutes away from the Hyatt Regency Downtown. Because a number of CNS members have expressed interest in visiting our facilities, we are arranging exclusive tours. For more information or to sign up, please email us at: PhysicianRelations@NationwideChildrens.org.
Nationwide Children’s is proud to once again support the CNS Annual Meeting and welcomes participants to visit our booth, just inside the entrance to the Exhibit Hall. Stop by to meet our faculty and learn more about the Neurosciences Center. We will provide information about our clinical programs and neuroscience research, as well as Neurology Residency and Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship opportunities. In addition, Nationwide Children’s Hospital will again administer the ACCME education for physicians during the Scientific Program.
Several Nationwide Children’s faculty members are active with the organization and participating in this year’s meeting:
E. Steve Roach, MD, Chief of Neurology, is the Child Neurology Society Past President. He also serves as Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journal, Pediatric Neurology.
Emily C. De Los Reyes, MD, attending child neurologist and Associate Director of the Department of Pediatric Neurology, serves on the CNS Long Range Planning Committee.
Geoffrey L. Heyer, MD, attending child neurologist, serves on the CNS Scientific Selection and Program Committee.
Monica P. Islam, MD, attending child neurologist, serves on the CNS Bylaws Committee.
Charlotte T. Jones, MD, PhD, attending child neurologist, serves on the CNS Training Committee.
Lenora M. Lehwald, MD, attending child neurologist, will present the poster, “Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis and Associated Sleep Abnormalities” in the Sleep Presentation Group.
Jerry R. Mendell, MD, Director of the Center for Gene Therapy at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s, is renowned for fundamental contributions in clinical research in the molecular genetics of neuromuscular disease. Dr. Mendell is the primary author of two posters at the 2014 meeting: “Eteplirsen in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD): 144 week update on six-minute walk test (6MWT) and safety,” and “Pulmonary Function is Stable in Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) Treated with Exon-Skipping Drug Eteplirsen in Phase 2b Study.”
Anup D. Patel, MD, attending child neurologist, serves on the CNS Electronic Communications Committee.
Laurel A. Slaughter, MD, attending child neurologist, serves on the CNS Membership Committee. At the 2014 meeting, she will present the poster, “Conventional MRI in Very Preterm Infants at Term Equivalent Age: prediction of neurodevelopmental impairments at age two” in the Neonatal Presentation Group.
Jorge A. Vidaurre, MD, attending child neurologist, serves on the CNS International Affairs Committee.
Amanda Berger-Weber, DO, Child Neurology Resident, will present the poster, “Infantile Spasms Respond Poorly to Topiramate Monotherapy” in the Epilepsy Presentation Group. Additional authors include John Mytinger, MD, director of the Infantile Spasms Clinic, as well as Justin W. Cole, PharmD, BCPS, a clinical pharmacist.
Pedro Weisleder, MD, PhD, an attending child neurologist, co-chairs the Integrated Ethics and GME committees at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. He also serves on the Ethics Committee for the Child Neurology Society.
CNS 44th Annual Meeting - October 7-10, 2015