Cancelled: Division of Neurology: Neuromuscular Day

Mar 27, 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we will cancel the event until further notice

Division of Neurology: Neuromuscular Day!

Keynote Speaker: 

Professor Nils Erik Gilhus, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology, University of Bergen
Senior consultant at the Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital


"Myasthenia Gravis Treatments: New Alternatives and Recommendations"

Program for the day:

  • Dr. Hans Frykman (University of British Columbia) Laboratory tests in PNS—What to order and what does the result mean?
  • Dr. Carolina Barnett-Tapia (University of Toronto, UHN) A North-American study of patient satisfaction and preferences in CIDP
  • Dr. Aaron Izenberg (University of Toronto, SHC) Toronto Citywide Neuromuscular Fellowship
  • Dr. Hans Katzberg (University of Toronto, UHN) Cramp-ology 2020: Measurement of Muscle Cramp Severity and Impact Across Disease States
  • Dr. Mohammed Alharbi (UHN) Pregnancy outcomes in myasthenia gravis: UHN experience
  • Dr. Aaron Izenberg (University of Toronto, SHC) A North American Survey on Pregnancy in Myasthenia Gravis
  • Christopher Tran (University of Toronto) Performance of Different Criteria for Refractory Myasthenia Gravis
  • Dr. Deepak Manon (University of Toronto, UHN) Patient acceptable states for a simple MG question
  • Dr. Hernan Gonorazky (University of Toronto, HSC) A small window of opportunity for treating SMA?
  • Dr. Charles Kassardjian (University of Toronto, SMH) Primum non nocere: Minimal or no treatment in anti-HMGCR antibody associated necrotizing autoimmune myopathy
  • Dr. Dubravka Dodig (UHN) Myasthenia Gravis and Myositis Overlap Syndrome in Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Dr. Monica Alcantara (UHN) Small fibre neuropathy in hereditary TTR amyloidosis: a prospective cohort study
  • Trainee Sunnybrook HSC - Saccade abnormalities in ALS

This is a tentative program and is subject to change

Ms. Calli Dreveny