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Lennox-Gastaut

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    1.0

    Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome: Improving Patient Outcomes through Better Diagnosis and Management

    Speakers:Georgia D. Montouris, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology
    Juliann Paolicchi, MD, Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, Neurology

    Duration: 60 minutes

    Presented on: October 7, 2016

Pseudobulbar Affect

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    1.0

    Cases, Challenges, and Care of Pseudobulbar Affect in Neurological Diseases

    Speakers:William M. Sauvé, MD, Medical Director
    Eric Pioro, MD, PhD, Director, ALS and Related Disorders

    Duration: 60 minutes

    Presented on: September 13, 2016

MS - Monoclonal Antibodies

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    1.0

    Multiple Sclerosis and Novel Therapeutic Approaches with Monoclonal Antibodies

    Speakers:Lawrence Steinman, MD, Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences
    Bruce Cree, MD, PhD, MCR, Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology

    Duration: 60 minutes

    Presented on: June 30, 2016

MS Management - AAN 2016

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    1.0

    Clinical Insights on Multiple Sclerosis Management from AAN 2016

    Speakers:Fred Lublin, MD, Saunders Family Professor of Neurology
    Patricia K. Coyle, MD, Professor and Acting Chair Department of Neurology

    Duration: 60 minutes

    Presented on: April 26, 2016

Migraine Management

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    Treatment Choices In Acute Migraine Management: Selecting Appropriate Use For Individual Patient Needs

    Speakers:Michael J. Marmura, MD, Neurologist
    Stephen D. Silberstein, MD, Professor, Department of Neurology and Director

    Duration: 60 minutes

    Presented on: January 15, 2016

Speakers

Lennox-Gastaut

  • Georgia D. Montouris, MD

    Georgia D. Montouris, MD

    Georgia D. Montouris, MD

    Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology

    Georgia Montouris, MD, is Director of Epilepsy Services and Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine. She studied at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium and did her residency at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville TN. She was in private practice in Nashville specializing in epilepsy in adults and children, then moved on as medical director at Epi-Care, a comprehensive epilepsy center in Memphis, TN. From 1999 -2002, she worked at the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center for Children and Adults in St. Louis, before coming to Boston Medical Center, where she began the comprehensive epilepsy center at Boston Medical Center, in 2002 which is listed as a Level 4 epilepsy monitoring center.
  • Juliann Paolicchi, MD

    Juliann Paolicchi, MD

    Juliann Paolicchi, MD

    Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, Neurology

    Juliann Paolicchi, MD, is the director of Pediatric Epilepsy for New York, the co-director of Pediatric Epilepsy Research at Northeastern Regional Epilepsy Group, and a clinical professor at Rutgers Medical Center. She earned her MD at Johns Hopkins University, and completed her residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr Paolicchi has conducted research on the genetics of epilepsy and continues to pursue collaborative outcome-based research for the treatment of children with epilepsy. She has participated in a wide variety of multi-institute clinical research trials, has numerous publications in her field, and is a renowned educator and national speaker in the treatment of epilepsy and the genetic influences on brain development.

Pseudobulbar Affect

  • William M. Sauvé, MD

    William M. Sauvé, MD

    William M. Sauvé, MD

    Medical Director

    William Sauvé, MD, is the medical director for TMS NeuroHealth Centers of Richmond and Charlottesville, Virginia, a dedicated center for the treatment of depression using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. He earned his MD from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, and completed his residency in adult psychiatry in the National Capital Consortium in Washington, DC. He served as the regimental psychiatrist for the 7th Marine Regiment in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, and went on to become the military clinical director at Poplar Springs Hospital after leaving the US Navy. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc., a member of the American Psychiatric Association and a faculty member at the Neuroscience Education Institute.
  • Eric Pioro, MD, PhD

    Eric Pioro, MD, PhD

    Eric Pioro, MD, PhD

    Director, ALS and Related Disorders

    Erik P. Pioro, MD, PhD, is director, Section of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Related Disorders at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio. Specializing in the care of patients with ALS and other complex neurodegenerative motor neuron disorders, his research uses magnetic resonance imaging and other modalities to identify and monitor the progression of motor neuron degeneration in the brains of patients with ALS and related conditions, and the correlation of imaging changes with human ALS brain tissue. Dr Pioro is a member of several professional associations, and has published numerous journal articles, book chapters and abstracts on neuromuscular function and disease. He earned his MD from the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada, and his PhD at the University of Oxford in England.

MS - Monoclonal Antibodies

  • Lawrence Steinman, MD

    Lawrence Steinman, MD

    Lawrence Steinman, MD

    Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences

    Lawrence Steinman, MD, is a professor of neurology and neurological sciences, pediatrics, and genetics at Stanford University School of Medicine. His research focuses on what provokes relapses and remissions in multiple sclerosis (MS), the nature of the molecules that serve as a brake on brain inflammation, and the search for a tolerance-inducing vaccine for autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes and neuromyelitis optica. Dr Steinman has developed two antigen-specific therapies, using DNA vaccines, for MS and type 1 diabetes. He holds a number of patents in the areas of immunology, and for therapies of Huntington Disease, type 1 diabetes and MS. Dr Steinman earned his medical degree from Harvard University and completed his residency at Stanford University Hospital.
  • Bruce Cree, MD, PhD, MCR

    Bruce Cree, MD, PhD, MCR

    Bruce Cree, MD, PhD, MCR

    Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology

    Bruce Cree, MD, PhD, MCR, is Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology in the Department of Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco, and is the Clinical Research Director at the UCSF Multiple Sclerosis Center. Dr Cree divides his time between patient care, clinical research, and teaching. His research focuses on the genetic epidemiology of multiple sclerosis, understanding factors that contribute to disease progression, and developing novel therapies for multiple sclerosis through clinical trials. In addition, he specializes in research and care of patients with neuromyelitis optica and transverse myelitis. Dr Cree completed his MD and PhD in Biochemistry at UCSF, and completed his neurology residency at Columbia University.

MS Management - AAN 2016

  • Fred Lublin, MD

    Fred Lublin, MD

    Fred Lublin, MD

    Saunders Family Professor of Neurology

    Fred D. Lublin, MD, FAAN, FANA, is the Saunders Family Professor of Neurology and the director of the Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He earned MD from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, completed his internship in internal medicine at the Bronx Municipal Hospital, Albert Einstein Medical Center, and his residency at the New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center. Dr Lublin is the principal investigator of the National Institutes of Health-sponsored multicenter combination therapy study in MS, a member of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s national board of directors, has served as a consultant to the NIH, and has published numerous scientific articles.
  • Patricia K. Coyle, MD

    Patricia K. Coyle, MD

    Patricia K. Coyle, MD

    Professor and Acting Chair Department of Neurology

    Patricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA, is professor and vice chair (clinical affairs) of neurology, and director of the Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center at Stony Brook University Medical Center in Stony Brook, New York. Dr Coyle is currently involved in various therapeutic trials testing new immunotherapies for multiple sclerosis (MS), as well as studies addressing neurologic aspects of Lyme disease. Her areas of expertise include Lyme disease and neurologic infections, cerebrospinal fluid, therapeutics and neuroimmunology, and she has authored several articles on the clinical/basic research aspects of MS and neurologic infections. She earned her MD from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, where she also completed her residency and fellowship.

Migraine Management

  • Michael J. Marmura, MD

    Michael J. Marmura, MD

    Michael J. Marmura, MD

    Neurologist

    Michael J. Marmura, MD, is Assistant Professor of Neurology and Director of the Outpatient Program at the Jefferson Headache Center, Thomas Jefferson University. He is a Fellow of the American Headache Society. Dr. Marmura is Board certified in Neurology through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and certified in Headache Medicine through the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties. Dr. Marmura is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Headache Society, the Pennsylvania Neurological Society and the International Headache Society. He currently serves the American Headache Society as a Member of the Guidelines Committee for Acute Treatment, and Chair of the Inpatient and Emergency Care Section.
  • Stephen D. Silberstein, MD

    Stephen D. Silberstein, MD

    Stephen D. Silberstein, MD

    Professor, Department of Neurology and Director

    Stephen D. Silberstein, MD, is Professor of Neurology and Director of the Jefferson Headache Center at Thomas Jefferson University. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Neurology, and the American Headache Society. He has served the American Headache Society as President, Treasurer, and Board of Directors member. He has served on the Publications, Scientific, and Education Committees of the American Headache Society and was Co-Chairman of the Annual Scientific Meeting. Dr. Silberstein is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology and was Co-Director of the national and international Headache Guideline Project, in cooperation with the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research. He was the chairman of the International Headache Society meeting in Philadelphia in 2009. He is chairman of the headache research group of the World Federation of Neurology.

All Speakers

  • Georgia D. Montouris, MD

    Georgia D. Montouris, MD

    Georgia D. Montouris, MD

    Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology

    Georgia Montouris, MD, is Director of Epilepsy Services and Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine. She studied at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium and did her residency at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville TN. She was in private practice in Nashville specializing in epilepsy in adults and children, then moved on as medical director at Epi-Care, a comprehensive epilepsy center in Memphis, TN. From 1999 -2002, she worked at the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center for Children and Adults in St. Louis, before coming to Boston Medical Center, where she began the comprehensive epilepsy center at Boston Medical Center, in 2002 which is listed as a Level 4 epilepsy monitoring center.
  • Juliann Paolicchi, MD

    Juliann Paolicchi, MD

    Juliann Paolicchi, MD

    Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, Neurology

    Juliann Paolicchi, MD, is the director of Pediatric Epilepsy for New York, the co-director of Pediatric Epilepsy Research at Northeastern Regional Epilepsy Group, and a clinical professor at Rutgers Medical Center. She earned her MD at Johns Hopkins University, and completed her residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr Paolicchi has conducted research on the genetics of epilepsy and continues to pursue collaborative outcome-based research for the treatment of children with epilepsy. She has participated in a wide variety of multi-institute clinical research trials, has numerous publications in her field, and is a renowned educator and national speaker in the treatment of epilepsy and the genetic influences on brain development.
  • William M. Sauvé, MD

    William M. Sauvé, MD

    William M. Sauvé, MD

    Medical Director

    William Sauvé, MD, is the medical director for TMS NeuroHealth Centers of Richmond and Charlottesville, Virginia, a dedicated center for the treatment of depression using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. He earned his MD from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, and completed his residency in adult psychiatry in the National Capital Consortium in Washington, DC. He served as the regimental psychiatrist for the 7th Marine Regiment in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, and went on to become the military clinical director at Poplar Springs Hospital after leaving the US Navy. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc., a member of the American Psychiatric Association and a faculty member at the Neuroscience Education Institute.
  • Eric Pioro, MD, PhD

    Eric Pioro, MD, PhD

    Eric Pioro, MD, PhD

    Director, ALS and Related Disorders

    Erik P. Pioro, MD, PhD, is director, Section of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Related Disorders at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio. Specializing in the care of patients with ALS and other complex neurodegenerative motor neuron disorders, his research uses magnetic resonance imaging and other modalities to identify and monitor the progression of motor neuron degeneration in the brains of patients with ALS and related conditions, and the correlation of imaging changes with human ALS brain tissue. Dr Pioro is a member of several professional associations, and has published numerous journal articles, book chapters and abstracts on neuromuscular function and disease. He earned his MD from the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada, and his PhD at the University of Oxford in England.
  • Lawrence Steinman, MD

    Lawrence Steinman, MD

    Lawrence Steinman, MD

    Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences

    Lawrence Steinman, MD, is a professor of neurology and neurological sciences, pediatrics, and genetics at Stanford University School of Medicine. His research focuses on what provokes relapses and remissions in multiple sclerosis (MS), the nature of the molecules that serve as a brake on brain inflammation, and the search for a tolerance-inducing vaccine for autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes and neuromyelitis optica. Dr Steinman has developed two antigen-specific therapies, using DNA vaccines, for MS and type 1 diabetes. He holds a number of patents in the areas of immunology, and for therapies of Huntington Disease, type 1 diabetes and MS. Dr Steinman earned his medical degree from Harvard University and completed his residency at Stanford University Hospital.
  • Bruce Cree, MD, PhD, MCR

    Bruce Cree, MD, PhD, MCR

    Bruce Cree, MD, PhD, MCR

    Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology

    Bruce Cree, MD, PhD, MCR, is Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology in the Department of Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco, and is the Clinical Research Director at the UCSF Multiple Sclerosis Center. Dr Cree divides his time between patient care, clinical research, and teaching. His research focuses on the genetic epidemiology of multiple sclerosis, understanding factors that contribute to disease progression, and developing novel therapies for multiple sclerosis through clinical trials. In addition, he specializes in research and care of patients with neuromyelitis optica and transverse myelitis. Dr Cree completed his MD and PhD in Biochemistry at UCSF, and completed his neurology residency at Columbia University.
  • Fred Lublin, MD

    Fred Lublin, MD

    Fred Lublin, MD

    Saunders Family Professor of Neurology

    Fred D. Lublin, MD, FAAN, FANA, is the Saunders Family Professor of Neurology and the director of the Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He earned MD from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, completed his internship in internal medicine at the Bronx Municipal Hospital, Albert Einstein Medical Center, and his residency at the New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center. Dr Lublin is the principal investigator of the National Institutes of Health-sponsored multicenter combination therapy study in MS, a member of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s national board of directors, has served as a consultant to the NIH, and has published numerous scientific articles.
  • Patricia K. Coyle, MD

    Patricia K. Coyle, MD

    Patricia K. Coyle, MD

    Professor and Acting Chair Department of Neurology

    Patricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA, is professor and vice chair (clinical affairs) of neurology, and director of the Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center at Stony Brook University Medical Center in Stony Brook, New York. Dr Coyle is currently involved in various therapeutic trials testing new immunotherapies for multiple sclerosis (MS), as well as studies addressing neurologic aspects of Lyme disease. Her areas of expertise include Lyme disease and neurologic infections, cerebrospinal fluid, therapeutics and neuroimmunology, and she has authored several articles on the clinical/basic research aspects of MS and neurologic infections. She earned her MD from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, where she also completed her residency and fellowship.
  • Michael J. Marmura, MD

    Michael J. Marmura, MD

    Michael J. Marmura, MD

    Neurologist

    Michael J. Marmura, MD, is Assistant Professor of Neurology and Director of the Outpatient Program at the Jefferson Headache Center, Thomas Jefferson University. He is a Fellow of the American Headache Society. Dr. Marmura is Board certified in Neurology through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and certified in Headache Medicine through the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties. Dr. Marmura is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Headache Society, the Pennsylvania Neurological Society and the International Headache Society. He currently serves the American Headache Society as a Member of the Guidelines Committee for Acute Treatment, and Chair of the Inpatient and Emergency Care Section.
  • Stephen D. Silberstein, MD

    Stephen D. Silberstein, MD

    Stephen D. Silberstein, MD

    Professor, Department of Neurology and Director

    Stephen D. Silberstein, MD, is Professor of Neurology and Director of the Jefferson Headache Center at Thomas Jefferson University. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Neurology, and the American Headache Society. He has served the American Headache Society as President, Treasurer, and Board of Directors member. He has served on the Publications, Scientific, and Education Committees of the American Headache Society and was Co-Chairman of the Annual Scientific Meeting. Dr. Silberstein is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology and was Co-Director of the national and international Headache Guideline Project, in cooperation with the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research. He was the chairman of the International Headache Society meeting in Philadelphia in 2009. He is chairman of the headache research group of the World Federation of Neurology.

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