Faculty members of the Neurosciences Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital are active in supporting the Child Neurology Society (CNS), the preeminent professional association of child neurologists in the United States, Canada, and worldwide. CNS is devoted to fostering the discipline of child neurology and promoting optimal care and welfare of children with neurological and neuro-developmental disorders.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is proud to once again support the CNS Annual Meeting in October. Be sure to visit our Booth (#442-443) in the exhibit hall, during the Wednesday evening reception, and during exhibit / poster presentation hours on Thursday and Friday.
Several Nationwide Children’s faculty and staff members are active with the organization and participating in this year’s meeting:
E. Steve Roach, MD, Chief of Neurology, is a former president of the Child Neurology Society. He currently chairs the Nominating Committee. Dr. Roach is the recipient of the 2015 Hower Award presented by the Child Neurology Society. The Hower Award Lecture, “Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Toward Molecular-Based Therapy” will take place Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 9-10 a.m.
Emily C. De Los Reyes, MD, is an attending child neurologist and associate director of the Department of Pediatric Neurology. At the 2015 meeting, two of Dr. De Los Reyes’ posters will appear in the Genetics Presentation Group, “Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis-2 (CLN2) disorder, a type of Batten disease caused by TPP1 enzyme deficiency: Current knowledge of the natural history from international experts” and “Real-world experience in the diagnosis of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 (CLN2): Report from an international collaboration of experts.”
Debabrata Ghosh, MD, is an attending child neurologist and director of the Movement Disorders Program at Nationwide Children’s. His poster, “Botulinum toxin in children with spasticity- long-term safety and efficacy: Experience from a tertiary care center,” will appear in the Movement Disorders Presentation Group.
Monica P. Islam, MD, attending child neurologist, serves on the CNS Bylaws Committee.
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’s poster, “Eteplirsen, a Phosphorodiamidate Morpholino Oligomer (PMO) for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD): clinical update,” will appear in the Neuromuscular Disorders Presentation Group.
Anup D. Patel, MD, attending child neurologist, serves on the CNS Electronic Communications Committee. At the 2015 meeting, Dr. Patel will be one of the presenters for Platform Session 1-2, “The Pediatric Epilepsy Emergency Risk Score (PEER): Predicting Frequent ED Use with Data From an Electronic Health Record System,” Friday, October 9, at 8:30 a.m.
Jorge A. Vidaurre, MD, attending child neurologist, chairs the CNS International Affairs Committee.
Pedro Weisleder, MD, PhD, an attending child neurologist, co-chairs the Integrated Ethics and GME committees at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Weisleder’s poster, “Trust but verify: Misrepresentation of publications among Child Neurology residency applicants,” will appear in the History / Teaching of Child Neurology Presentation Group.
Julie Campbell, C-TAGME, Neurology education coordinator, will present the poster, “ACGME NAS: Do Child Neurology Programs Have What it Takes?” in the History / Teaching of Child Neurology Presentation Group.
CNS 45th Annual Meeting - October 26-29, 2016
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