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Annual NEALS Meeting

 
The 14th Annual NEALS Meeting will be held November 4 - November 6 in Clearwater Beach, Florida.

Please register by October 28, 2015 to reserve your spot! We encourage you to make your hotel reservations ASAP to ensure your room is secured at the group rate.


All Annual Meeting questions can be directed to Tara Lincoln, NEALS Program Director, at tlincoln@partners.org.


2015 Annual NEALS Meeting Agenda*

Wednesday, November 04, 2015
7:30 am – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast  
 
7:30 am – 4:00 pm Registration  
8:30 am – 12:30 pm Outcomes Training Session  
10:30 am – 11:30 am DPS Study   Jeremy Shefner, MD, PhD (Barrow); Jonathan Katz, MD (CPMC)  
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Mexiletine II Study Mtg   Michael Weiss, MD (U. Washington)  
11:45 am – 12:45 pm ALSA Biomarkers Study Mtg   Jeremy Shefner, MD, PhD (Barrow)  
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch  
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm EIM Study Mtg   Jeremy Shefner, MD, PhD (Barrow)  
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Biorepository Committee   Robert Bowser, PhD (Barrow);Terry Heiman-Patterson, MD (Drexel)  
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Bulbar Committee   Gary Pattee, MD (Bryan LGH Med. Center)  
1:15 pm – 4:15 pm MUNE Training Session  
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Site Management I Training Session  
3:45 pm – 5:15 pm Site Management II Training Session  
5:15 pm – 7:00 pm Project/Data Manager & Monitor Reception  
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm UMND Committee   Nazem Atassi, MD, MSc (MGH)  
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Research Nurse Committee   Darlene Sawicki, NP (MGH)  
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm EIM Training Session  
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Ventilation Committee   Katalin Scherer, MD (Arizona)  
4:45 pm – 6:45 pm Executive Committee  
7:00 pm Executive Committee Dinner  

Thursday, November 05, 2015

7:00 am – 8:15 am Continental Breakfast
7:30 am – 3:30 pm Registration
7:00 am – 8:00 am NeuroBANK Mtg   Alex Sherman (MGH)
7:00 am – 8:00 am C9 Study Mtg   Timothy Miller, MD, PhD (Wash. U.)
7:00 am – 8:00 am Imaging Committee   (Nazem Atassi, MD, PHD (MGH); Eric Pioro, MD, PhD (Cleveland Clinic); Michael Benatar, MD (U. Miami)
8:00 am – 9:00 am CABB Study Mtg   James Berry, MD (MGH)
8:00 am – 9:00 am Exercise Study Mtg   Nicholas Maragakis, MD (JHU)
8:00 am – 9:00 am Actemra Study Mtg   Shafeeq Ladha, MD (Barrow)
 
9:10 am – 10:00 am
NEALS Closed Session
Membership only
Terry Heiman-Patterson, MD & Jonathan Glass, MD (Co-Chairs)
10:00 am – 12:00 pm General Session: Meeting Opens
Terry Heiman-Patterson, MD & Jonathan Glass, MD (Co-Chairs)
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm IATI Study Meeting   James Berry, MD (MGH); Nicholas Maragakis, MD (JHU)
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm General Session & Member Platform Presentations
Terry Heiman-Patterson, MD & Jonathan Glass, MD (Co-Chairs)
4:00 pm – 6:15 pm Poster Session
6:30 pm NEALS Group Photo
6:45 pm – 10:00 pm Reception & Volleyball; BBQ

Friday, November 06, 2015

7:30 am – 8:45 am Continental Breakfast
7:30 am – 10:00 am Registration
7:45 am – 8:45 am Site Metrics Committee   Daniela Grasso (MGH); Stacy Rudnicki, MD (UAMS)
7:45 am – 8:45 am Physical Therapist Committee   Peggy Allred, PT (Cedars Sinai); Sara Feldman, PT (Drexel)
7:45 am – 8:45 am BIO-02 (LABB) Study Mtg   James Berry, MD (MGH)
9:00 am – 9:45 am General Session
Sub-Committee Updates
10:00 am – 1:00 pm Science/FTD Symposium
  Robert Brown, MD, DPHIL & Jeffrey Rothstein, PhD (SAB Co-Chairs)
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm  Boxed Lunch Available
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm PEACe Committee   Rick Bedlack, MD (Duke)
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Retigabine Study Mtg   Brian Wainger, MD (MGH)
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm SOD1 Study Mtg   Timothy Miller, MD, PhD (Wash. U)
3:15 pm NEALS Meeting Closes

*Angenda subject to change

All NEALS members are invited to submit an abstract, for consideration for presentation at the Annual Meeting, by September 4, 2015. For more information, please click here.
 
 

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