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8th Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair

November 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for the 8th Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair: Celebrating Research, Patient Care, and Education. This one day event will take place on Monday, November 12, 2018, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.


Prentice Women’s Hospital
Conference Room L, 3rd Floor
250 E. Superior Street
Chicago, Illinois

Keynote Speaker

Merit Cudkowicz, MD, MSc
Chief, Neurology Service
Co-Director, Neuromuscular Division, Massachusetts General Hospital
Julianne Dorn Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Symposium Agenda
8 am: Poster Session open* (refreshments will be provided)
*poster session will remain open throughout the symposium.
9 – 10:50 am: Research Session featuring: Scott Brady, MD; Robert G. Kalb, MD; Evangelos Kiskinis, PhD; Jeffrey A. Loeb, MD, PhD; Hande Ozdinler, PhD; Raymond P. Roos, MD
10:50 – 11:00 am: Break/Refreshments
11:00 am – 12:30 p.m.: Research Session (cont.) featuring Teepu Siddique, MD;  Scott Brady, MD; and Evangelos Kiskinis, PhD
12:30 – 1:30 pm: Lunch in Atrium
1:30 – 2:30 pm: Keynote Speaker – Dr. Merit Cudkowicz, MD MSc
2:30 – 2:45 pm: Break/Refreshments
2:45 – 2:50 pm: Les Turner ALS Foundation Video Presentation
2:50-3:50 pm: Ask the Experts Clinical Panel featuring: Senda Ajroud-Driss, MD; Merit Cudkowicz, MD, MSc; Lisa Wolfe, MD;  Colin Franz, MD, PhD; and Robert G. Kalb, MD as moderator