Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS)
Are My Muscles Aging? One Often – Misdiagnosed Cause of Weakness and Fatigue
Speakers: Mazen Dimachkie, MD, FAAN, FANA
Duration: 30 minutes
Presented on: July 27, 2020
*This session is not eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
Mazen Dimachkie, MD, FAAN, FANA
Mazen Dimachkie, MD, FAAN, FANAMazen Dimachkie, MD, FAAN, FANA, is a Professor of Neurology, Executive Vice Chairman and Vice Chairman for Research Programs and Director of the Neuromuscular Division in the Department of Neurology at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
As the director of KU Medical Center Neuromuscular Research, he manages one of the busiest neuromuscular clinical trials units in North America. He is also Associate Director of the KU Medical Center site participating in the NINDS Network for Excellence in Neuroscience Clinical Trials known as NeuroNEXT.
He received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon before completing 2 years of training in Internal Medicine at Saint Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr Dimachkie then completed his residency in Neurology at UT-Houston and his fellowship in electromyography and Neuromuscular Disease, both at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UT-Houston).
Dr Dimachkie is ABPN board-certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Neuromuscular Medicine and holds a UCNS certificate in Clinical Neuromuscular Pathology.