Schedule at a Glance


Friday, October 2, 2020
9:30 AM – 7:30 PM
Saturday, October 3, 2020
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Translational and Clinical Research Course (TCRC)
  • Clinical and Translational Research in Stroke: Model for Innovation and Technology in Design and Conduct
  • Conducting Translational Research in Academia
  • Development of Neurological Therapies: Update from 30,000 Feet
  • Innovations in Design of Clinical Investigations and Trials
  • Keys to Getting Funded Without a K
  • Leading and Utilizing the CTSI
  • Starting and Developing a Successful Career as a Clinical Trialist
  • The Intramural NIH Research Experience
  • The Path to Achieving K-Level Funding
  • Treatments and Guidelines: Paths to Clinical Application
  • Trial Innovation Networks and Multisite Research
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Sunday, October 4, 2020
8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Presidential Symposium: Leveraging Digital Technologies
  • Deep Phenotyping of Parkinson's Disease Using Digital Technology
  • Developing Novel Outcome Measures for Clinical Trials
  • Digital Therapeutics
  • High-Performance Digital Biomarkers: Ethomic Markers for Rapid, Precise Monitoring of Disease Progression
  • Precision Rehabilitation Strategies for Motor Recovery Post Stroke
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Targeting Glia for Therapy: Mediators of Neuroinflammation, Degeneration and Repair
  • Dissecting Out the Contribution of A1 Astrocytes to Alzheimer's Disease
  • Glia-Mediated Mechanisms of Chemotherapy-Related Cognitive Impairment
  • Oligodendrocyte Precursor Cell Present Antigen and are Cytotoxic Targets in Inflammatory Demyelination
  • Targeting Microglia-Mediated Synapse Elimination for Therapeutic Intervention In Demyelinating Disease
7:15 PM – 9:00 PM
Monday, October 5, 2020
8:00 AM – 7:30 PM
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Genomics of Personalized Medicine
  • CRISPR-Mediated Therapeutics for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • Genetic Discovery and Translation in Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Genomic Approaches Paving the Way for Precision Neurology
  • Patient-Customized Antisense Therapies for Rare Neurogenetic Diseases
  • Towards Primary Prevention of Genetic Prion Disease
12:15 PM – 1:45 PM
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Microenvironment Control of Brain Tumor Pathogenesis
  • Immune System Cell Regulation of Brain Tumor Pathobiology
  • Immunotherapy for Brain Tumors
  • Neuronal Regulation of Brain Tumor Pathobiology
  • The Brain Microenvironment and Metastasis
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
8:00 AM – 7:30 PM
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Course 1: View from the NINDS, NIA, NICHD, DoD, and VA
Early (Student, Resident, Trainee, Post-Doc Fellow) & Early to Mid-Career Level
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
Emerging Neurological Infections
  • Emerging Arboviral Infections
  • Novel Techniques for Diagnosis of CNS Infections
  • Update on Acute Flaccid Myelitis & Enterovirus-D-68
Recent Advances in Amyloidosis: A Disease You Can't Afford to Miss
  • Amyloid Polyneuropathy
  • Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy
  • New and Emerging Therapies for Amyloidosis
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Global Neurology
  • Clinician-Educators in Global Health
  • Global Health at Home: Underserved Populations in the U.S.
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Epilepsy
  • AI and Big Data for Critical Care EEG
  • Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus: Evaluation and Treatment
  • Utilization of Status Guidelines and Continuous Video EEG Monitoring in the ICU
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
8:00 AM – 7:30 PM
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Course 2: Skill Development for Success in Research
Early (Student, Resident, Trainee, Post-Doc Fellow) Career Level
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
The Gene Therapy Toolbox: AAV
  • Introduction to AAV as a Delivery Vehicle for Gene Therapy in Neurology
  • Lessons from Completed on Ongoing AAV Gene Therapy Studies in Parkinson's Disease
  • Therapeutic Approaches using AAV: Gene Transfer, Silencing and Editing
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Multiple Sclerosis
  • CNM-Au8: Nanocatalytic Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Optic Neuropathy
  • Neuroimaging Outcomes for Neuroprotection in MS: A Focus on the Retina
  • Remyelination Alters the Pattern of Myelin in the Cerebral Cortex
Neuromuscular Disease
  • Congenital Myopathies: New Advances in Therapy Development
  • Immunologic Biomarkers in Autoimmune Neuromuscular Disease
  • Neuromuscular Immune Related Adverse Events of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapies: Towards Risk Mitigation and Targeted Therapies
Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Imaging Consciousness: fMRI, Connectomics and the Ascending Arousal Network
  • Stimulating Consciousness with a Shock to the System: from DBS to Dopamine to Tweaking the Corticothalamic Axis
  • Tapping the Brain of the Comatose with EEG: Impairment and Recovery of Consciousness in the Critical Care Setting
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Thursday, October 8, 2020
8:00 AM – 7:30 PM
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Course 3: Landing Your First Faculty Position
Early (Student, Resident, Trainee, Post-Doc Fellow) Career Level
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cerebrovascular Disease & Interventional Neurology
  • Direct to Angio Suite: The Good, the Bad, and the Evidence
  • Post-stroke Dysphagia: Implications & Innovative Therapeutic Approaches
  • Racial, Ethnic & Economic Disparities in Stroke Care: The Past & the Future
Education
  • Measuring Competence Across the Continuum: Assessment of Learners Using EPAs and Milestones
5:15 PM – 6:00 PM
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Thursday, October 8, 2020 – Friday, October 9, 2020