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Duke Neurology at AAN 2019: Sneak preview

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Philadelphia AAN

The 2019 annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology will take place next week from May 4-10 in Philadelphia. This year, members of our Department will participate in 25 sessions, workshops, abstracts and posters, discussing how women can grow as leaders within the field of neurology, how physical activity slows the rate of decline in Parkinson's, an evaluation of our residency program for advance practice providers, Ulysses S. Grant's headaches, and other topics. The list below features the topics and speakers from members of our Department. For a full schedule, including room numbers and times, download the full AAN program.

Workshops and Sessions

Saturday, May 4

  • 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.  - Janice Massey, MD - Women in Leadership: Empowering the leader within you
  • 11-11:45 a.m. - Sneha Mantri, MD Fellowship as a Springboard to Junior Faculty: Making the Most out of Fellowship (ELA)
  • 3:45-4:30 p.m. Sneha Mantri, MD - Cafe Talk - Narratives in Neurology: Creative Expression to Promote Resilience and Prevent Burnout

Sunday, May 5

  • 1-5:30 p.m. Aatif Husain, MD - Skills Workshop: Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring 

Monday, May 6

  • 1-1:45 p.m. James Burke, MD - Controversies in Neuroimaging
  • 4-5:30 p.m. - Richard Bedlack MD, PhD - 2019 AAN Brainstorm Competition

Posters and Abstracts

Sunday, May 5

  • Neurophysiological Correlates of Excitability in ALS: Pretreatment Findings from the Retigabine and Mexiletine-2 Studies
    Featuring Richard Bedlack, MD, PhD
  • Pineal parenchymal tumors of intermediate differentiation treated with ventricular radiation and temozolomide
    Featuring Katy Peters, MD, PhD
  • Predictors of Poor Outcome after Mechanical Thrombectomy with Successful Recanalization
    Featuring Ovais Inamullah, MD, Shareena Rahman, MD, Christa Swisher, MD
  • An Update of Study of ALS Reversals: LifeTime Exposures (StARLiTE)
    Featuring Richard Bedlack, MD, PhD
  • Primary brain tumors admitted to the neurological intensive care unit: a single institution observational study
    Featuring Jennifer Kang, MD, Christa Swisher, MD, Margaret Johnson, MD,  Annick Desjardins, MD,  Dina Randazzo, MD, Katy Peters MD, PhD

Monday, May 6

  • ITI-214, A Novel Phosphodiesterase I Inhibitor for the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease: Results from A Phase I/II Clinical Study
    Featuring Jeffrey Guptill, MD, MHS Daniel Laskowitz, MD, MHS, Laurie Sanders, PhD, Jeffrey Cooney, MD
  • Physical Activity and Rates of Cognitive Decline in Early Parkinson Disease
    Featuring Sneha Mantri, MD
  • Self-Reported and Objective Monitoring of Physical Activity in Parkinson Disease
    Featuring Sneha Mantri, MD
  • Treatment Comparison of Critically Ill Patients with Non-Convulsive Seizures or Non-Convulsive Status Epilepticus Receiving Levetiracetam Prophylaxis
    Featuring Safa Kaleem,  Rana Moosavi, MD,  Musa Kiyani, MD, Christa Swisher, MD

Tuesday, May 7

  • Mobilizing a Digital Research Ecosystem for Multiple Sclerosis Research and Care
    Featuring F. Lee Hartsell, MD, MHS, Katherine Heller, PhD
  • Novel Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs) vs. Warfarin in the Treatment of Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis (CVST): A retrospective study of functional and radiographic outcomes among patients enrolled in BEAST (Biorepository to Establish the Aetiology of Sinoven)
    Featuring Matt Ehrlich, MD, Shareena Rahman, MD

Wednesday, May 8

  • Headaches in Ulysses Grant
    Featuring Sweta Sengupta, MD, Timothy Collins, MD,  E. Wayne Massey, MD
  • Identifying Reliable Measures of Impairment in Focal Hand Dystonia Patients
    Featuring Noreen Bukhari-Parlakturk, MD, PhD  Joyce En-Hua Wang, MD, Nicole Calakos, MD, PhD  
  • Sir Roger Bannister: The Fastest and Famed Neurologist
    Featuring Jordan Mayberry, MD, E. Wayne Massey, MD

Thursday, May 9

  • Admission Blood Pressure and Outcome after Successful Recanalization: A Collaborative Pooled Analysis
    Featuring Ovais Inamullah, MD, Christa Swisher, MD, Shareena Rhahman, MD
  • Positive Predictive Value of Elevated Unique Cerebrospinal Fluid Oligoclonal Bands
    Featuring Casey Farin, MD, Christopher Eckstein, MD, Mark Skeen, MD
  • Prevalence and Healthcare Resource Utilization of Community-acquired and Nosocomial Bacterial Meningitis Infections in the United States
    Featuring Christopher Eckstein, MD
  • Evaluation of the Duke Neurology Advanced Practice Provider Training Program
    Featuring Joel Morgenlander, MD, Bryan Walker, PA-C, MHS
  • Similarities and Differences in Intracerebral Hemorrhage Risk Factors by Race/Ethnicity
    Featuring M. Luke James, MD