2024 SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

This schedule is subject to change. Note: All session times are listed in Eastern Daylight Time.

*Sessions marked with an asterisk (*) award AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)™ through the ANA. Please refer to the CME page for more information. PENDING VERIFICATION.

Friday, September 13, 2024

2:00 PM - 8:45 PM ANA-NINDS Career Development Symposium (by invitation only)*

Saturday, September 14, 2024

7:00 AM - 5:45 PM ANA-NINDS Career Development Symposium (by invitation only)*
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM AUPN Annual Meeting (pre-registration required via AUPN's site: Link coming soon!)*
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Research Careers Reimagined (RCR) Course (pre-registration required)*
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM                     Academia-Industry Symposium (by invitation only)
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM   Registration
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Junior and Early Career Futures Program Meeting (by invitation only)
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM Opening Reception Co-hosted by AUPN
5:45 PM - 7:15 PM Opening Symposium*  
The Dawn of Gene Therapy in ALS  
Chair: Clifton Gooch, MD, FANA, University of South Florida  
Co-Chair: I-Hweii Chen, MD, PhD, FANA, University of South Florida
7:30 PM - 8:15 PM Global Neurology Networking Reception
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Junior and Early Career Networking Reception

Sunday, September 15, 2024

7:00 AM - 6:30 PM Registration
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM Grab-and-Go Breakfast
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM Student and Trainee Breakfast with ANA Board of Directors (RSVP required)
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Professional Development Workshops*  

Early Career Level Workshop 1  
View from the NINDS, NIA, DOD and VA  
Chair: Claire Henchcliffe MD, DPhil, FANA, FAAN, University of California, Irvine  
Co-Chair: Ali Ezzati, MD, University of California, Irvine  

Early Career & Early to Mid-Career Level Workshop 1  
Optimizing Your ANA2024 Meeting Experience to Build Your Professional Network and Your CV  
Chair: Katherine Carroll, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine  
Co-Chair: Lesli E. Skolarus, MD, MS, FANA, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine  

AUPN Chair Career Level Workshop 1  
Integrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Neurology Residency Selection  
Moderator: Michel Torbey, MD, MPH, FANA, University of Mexico  

Program/Residency Director Level Workshop 1  
Developing the Director  
Chair: Elisabeth Marsh, MD, FAHA, FANA, FAAN, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine  
Co-Chair: Raymond Price MD, FANA, University of Pennsylvania

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Break
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Plenary Session*  
Role of Compartmentalized Inflammation in Health and CNS Diseases  
Chair: Laura Balcer, MD, MSCE, FANA, NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Co-Chair: Jennifer Orthmann-Murphy, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM Break
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM Grab-and-Go Lunch
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Poster Viewing
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Interactive Lunch Workshops*  

Optimizing Neurologic Clinical Trial Design and Insuring Equitable Enrollment [NINDS]  
Chair: Lauren Reoma, MD, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institute of Health  
Co-Chair: Cassie Mitchell, PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology  

Game-Based Learning in Neurology  
Chair: Zachary London, MD, FANA, University of Michigan  
Co-Chair: Andrew Kayser, MD, PhD, FANA, University of California, San Francisco  

Clinical Logic  
Chair: Eric T. Wong, MD, MA, FANA, FAAN, Rhode Island Hospital  
Co-Chair: Raymond Price MD, FANA, University of Pennsylvania  

Advances in Pediatric Neurology Research  
Chair: Mark S. Wainwright, MD, PhD, FANA, Seattle Children’s Hospital  

Neuro Ethics  
Chair: Albert A. (Gus) Davis, MD, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Additional Lunch Workshops*

Women of the ANA Lunch Program - Charting New Horizons: Women Pioneering Leadership and Entrepreneurial Innovation in Academic Neurology  
Chair: Shilpi Mittal, MD, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital  
Co-Chair: Janhavi Modak, MBBS, MD, MPH, Baptist Health Medical Center

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) Update and Continuing Certification (CC) Program Session  
Chair: Jeffrey Lyness, MD, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Global Neurology Initiative: Action Plan Update  
Chair: Omar Siddiqi, MD, MPH, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center  
Co-Chair: M. Elizabeth Ross, MD, PhD, FANA, Nathan Cummings Professor and Head, Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Development Director, Center for Neurogenetics Chair, Neuroscience Graduate Program Weill Cornell Medicine

Meet the Program and Residency Directors  
Chair: Elisabeth Marsh, MD, FAHA, FANA, FAAN, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine  
Co-Chair: Raymond Price MD, FANA, University of Pennsylvania

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM Break
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Plenary Session*  
Presidential Symposium - Present and Future Applications of AI in Neurological Care and Research  
Chair: M. Elizabeth Ross, MD, PhD, FANA, Nathan Cummings Professor and Head, Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Development Director, Center for Neurogenetics Chair, Neuroscience Graduate Program Weill Cornell Medicine  
Co-Chair: Cassie Mitchell, PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Cross-Cutting Special Interest Groups*   

Health Services and Health Equity Research  
Chair: Neha S. Dangayach, MD, MSCR, FAAN, FCCM, FCCP, FNCS, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai  
Vice Chair: Charlene Gamaldo, MD, FANA, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Neurogenetics and Gene Therapy: Forget The Mouse: The Future of Pre-Clinical Trials in Neurogenetic Disease 
Chair: Andrea Gropman, MD, FANA, Children's National Medical Center  
Vice Chair: Gemma Carvill, PhD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Neuroinflammation and Neuroinfection  
Chair: Kiran Thakur, MD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center  
Vice Chair: Felicia Chow, MD, MAS, University of California San Francisco

Neurorecovery and Neuroplasticity: Neurostimulation to Improve Recovery After Brain Injury
Chair: Steven Cramer, MD, MSc, FAAN, FAHA, FANA, University of California, Los Angeles  
Vice Chair: Karunesh Ganguly, MD, PhD, FANA, University of California, San Francisco 

Neurodegeneration and Cell Death  
Chair: Vikram Khurana, MD, PhD, Brigham & Women's Hospital  
Vice Chair: Albert A. (Gus) Davis, MD, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis

Neurodevelopment  
Chair: Miya Asato, MD, Kennedy Krieger Institute  
Vice Chair: Eboni Lance, MD, PhD, Kennedy Krieger Institute

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Satellite Symposia
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Poster Viewing 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Poster Reception in Exhibit Hall
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Satellite Symposium
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM New Member Meet & Greet with ANA Leaders Past, Present, and Future (by invitation only)
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Inclusion/Diversity/Equity/Anti-racism/Social Justice (IDEAS) Committee Reception (by invitation only)

Monday, September 16, 2024

6:30 AM - 7:30 PM Registration
6:30 AM - 8:30 AM Grab-and-Go Breakfast 
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Professional Development Workshops*              

Early Career Level Workshop 2  
Early Career Development for International Graduates   
Chair: Jayant Acharya, MD, DM, FANA, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine  
Co-Chair: Erica Schuyler, MD, FANA, Hartford Healthcare/University of Connecticut

Early Career & Early to Mid-Career Level Workshop 2  
Communicating Your Science  
Chair: Kelly Sloane, MD, MS, University of Pennsylvania  
Co-Chair: Romergryko G. Geocadin, MD, FANA, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

AUPN Chair Career Level Workshop 2  
Multitasking for the Neurology Chair: Balancing Multiple Priorities  
Moderator: Jun Li, MD, PhD, FANA, Houston Methodist

Program/Residency Director Level Workshop 2  
Realistic Research in Residency  
Chair: Elisabeth Marsh, MD, FAHA, FANA, FAAN, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine  
Co-Chair: Raymond Price MD, FANA, University of Pennsylvania

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Break
8:45 AM - 10:45 AM Plenary Session*  
Emerging Applications of Non-Invasive Neuromodulation in Neurology 
Chair: Roy Hamilton, MD, MS, FANA, University of Pennsylvania  
Co-Chair: Elisabeth Marsh, MD, FAHA, FANA, FAAN, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Executive Session of Membership
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM Break
11:45 PM - 12:45 PM Grab-and-Go Lunch
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM Poster Viewing 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM                            

Interactive Lunch Workshops*  
Neurology in the ChatGPT Era: Artificial Intelligence Advances in Literature-Based Discovery
Chair:  Cassie Mitchell, PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology  
Co-Chair: David Kartchner, PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology

Autoimmune Epilepsy: Emerging Trends  
Chair: James Gugger, MD, PharmD, University of Pennsylvania  
Co-Chair: Rajesh Gupta, MD, University Texas Health Houston

Neurosarcoidosis  
Chair: Allen Aksamit, MD, FANA, Mayo Clinic, Rochester  
Co-Chair: Amanda Jagolino-Cole, MD, FAHA, FAAN, FANA, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Advances in Neurologic Devices  
Chair: Eric T. Wong, MD, MA, FANA, FAAN, Rhode Island Hospital  
Co-Chair: Richa Tripathi, MD, Emory University

New Trends in Headache Management in Diverse Populations  
Chair: Richa Tripathi, MD, Emory University  
Co-Chair: Kristina Lopez, MD, West Virginia University

Diversity in the Neurology Workforce in the Post-Affirmative Action Era  
Chair: Andrea Schneider, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania  
Co-Chair: Nerissa Ko, MD, MAS, FANA, University of California, San Francisco

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Additional Lunch Workshops*  

AUPN Meet the Chairs: Empowering Women Leaders: Successes and Challenges in the Role of Department Chair  
Moderator: John Greenfield, MD, PhD, FANA, University of Connecticut School of Medicine  

Meet the Editors  
Chair: Kenneth Tyler, MD, FANA, University of Colorado  
Co-Chair: Ahmet Hoke, MD, PhD, FANA, The Johns Hopkins University

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM Break
1:15 PM - 3:45 PM Plenary Session*  
Derek Denny-Brown Young Neurological Scholar Symposium  
Chair: Laurie Gutmann, MD, FANA, Indiana University
Co-Chair: Vinita Acharya, MD, FAAN,FANA,FAES, Penn State College of Medicine
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM Break
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM

Traditional Special Interest Groups*

Autoimmune Neurology and MS: Updates and Advances in the Immunobiology and Approaches in Autoimmune Encephalitis  
Chair: Amanda Piquet MD, FAAN, FANA, University of Colorado  
Vice Chair: Eoin P. Flanagan, MBBCh, Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Behavioral Neurology and Dementia  
Chair: Lenora Higginbotham, MD, Emory University  
Vice Chair: Gregg S. Day, MD, MSc, MSCI, FAAN, Mayo Clinic, Florida

Epilepsy: Epileptogenesis: From Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Practice
Chair: Elizabeth Gerard, MD, FANA, Northwestern University  
Vice Chair: James Gugger, MD, PharmD, University of Pennsylvania

Global Neurology: Hot Topics in Global Neurology
Chair: B. Jeanne Billioux, MD, National Institutes of Health  
Vice Chair: Melody Asukile, MBChB, MMED, University of Cape Town/University of Zambia

Neurocritical Care and TBI  
Chair: Danielle K. Sandsmark, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania  
Vice Chair: Julio Furlan, MD, LLB, MBA, PhD, MSc, FRCPC, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and University of Toronto

Neuromuscular Disease  
Chair: Hani Kushlaf, MD, FAAN, FANA, FAANEM, University of Cincinnati  
Vice Chair: Brett Morrison, MD, PhD, The Johns Hopkins University

4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Satellite Symposia
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM  Break
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Poster Reception in Exhibit Hall
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM President's Reception

Tuesday, September 17, 2024

6:30 AM - 12:30 PM Registration
6:30 AM - 8:30 AM Grab-and-Go Breakfast (Orange Foyer - Lower Level)
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Professional Development Workshops*

Early Career & Early to Mid-Career Level Workshop 3  
Landing the Career Track You Want and Career Transitions   
Chair: Midori Yenari, MD, FANA, University of California San Francisco  
Co-Chair: Claire Henchcliffe, MD, DPhil, FAAN, FANA, University of California, Irvine

Early Career & Early to Mid-Career Level Workshop 3  
Building Your Career in Global Neurology  
Chair: Christa O'Hana San Luis Nobleza, MD, University of Mississippi Medical Center  
Co-Chair: Omar Siddiqi, MD, MPH, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

AUPN Chair Career Level Workshop 3  
Navigating Neurotherapeutic Horizons: Managing the Practical Aspects of the Novel Alzheimer’s Therapeutics   
Moderator: Richard O'Brien, MD, PhD, Duke University

Program/Residency Director Level Workshop 3  
Navigating Fellowships  
Chair: Raymond Price MD, FANA, University of Pennsylvania  
Co-Chair: Elisabeth Marsh, MD, FAHA, FANA, FAAN, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Break
8:45 AM - 10:45 AM Plenary Session*  
Autoimmune vs Infectious Encephalitis: Dilemmas and Solutions  
Chair: Allen Aksamit, MD, FANA, Mayo Clinic, Rochester  
Co-Chair: Arun Venkatesan, MD, PhD, The Johns Hopkins University
10:45 AM - 12:30 PM Grab-and-Go Lunch
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Traditional Special Interest Groups*

Cerebrovascular Disease  
Chair: Peter Kang, MD, MSCI, Washington University in St. Louis  
Vice Chair: Christoph Stretz, MD, FAAN, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Headache & Pain  
Chair: Seniha Ozudogru, MD, University of Pennsylvania  
Vice Chair: Larry Charleston IV, MD, MSc, FAHS, Michigan State University

Movement Disorders 
Chair: Sheng-Han Kuo, MD, FANA, Columbia University in the City of New York  
Vice Chair: Chi-Ying (Roy) Lin, MD, MPH, Baylor College of Medicine 

Neuro-Oncology  
Chair: Douglas Ney, MD, FANA, University of Colorado  
Vice Chair: Eric T. Wong, MD, MA, FANA, FAAN, Rhode Island Hospital

Neuro-Ophthalmology and Neurovestibular Disease  
Chair: Scott Grossman, MD, New York University  
Vice Chair: Neena Cherayil, MD, Northwestern University

Sleep Disorders & Circadian Rhythm  
Chair: Brendan Lucey, MD, FANA, Washington University in St. Louis  
Vice Chair: Aleksander Videnovic, MD, MSc, FANA, Massachusetts General Hospital

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Additional Workshops* 

AUPN Networking Session for Small Academic Departments  
Moderator: Salvador Cruz - Flores, MD, Texas Tech University Health Services Center El Paso

Conversations with the Chairs: Medical Student Forum   
Chair: Clifton Gooch, MD, FANA, University of South Florida

12:30 PM   Meeting Adjourned