Conference Program
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Conference Program

JUNE 4: NEUROPEDIATRICS
15:00 - 15:30Epileptic syndromes - Dr Hernández
15:30 - 16:00Selection of the antiepileptic drug - Dra Contreras
16:00 - 16:30Management of the first crisis - Dr Hernández
16:30 - 17:00Updated management of epileptic status - Dra Davalos
17:00 - 17:15Break
17:15 - 17:45Diagnosis and management of febrile seizures - Dr Hernández
17:45 - 18:15Attention deficit in the patient with epilepsy - Dra Contreras
18:15 - 18:45Emergency management of traumatic brain injury - Dra Davalos
18:45 - 19:15Marijuana / CBD in the management of epilepsies - Dr. Hernández
JUNE 5: EPILEPSY
08:00 - 08:30Introduction (seizure v epilepsy) – David Burdette, MD
08:30 - 09:00Seizure identification, classification, and treatment – Andrew Zillgitt, DO
09:00 - 09:30The neuroradiology of epilepsy – Jonathan Burdette, MD
09:30 - 09:45 Break
09:45 - 10:15Women’s issues in Epilepsy – Marianna Spanaki, MD
10:15 - 10:45Pediatric epilepsy: seizure identification and treatment – Angel Hernandez, MD
10:45 - 11:15Epilepsy in South America current state and future directions – Carlos Mayor, MD
11:15 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 12:00Epilepsy Monitoring Unit – Andrew Zillgitt, DO
12:00 - 12:30Implantable devices (VNS, DBS, RNS), the future of epilepsy treatment – David Burdette, MD
12:30 - 14:30 LUNCH
14:30 - 15:35Epilepsy Surgery (2 cases [30 minutes apiece] representing temporal lobe resection and laser ablation of a deep focus with Mayor presenting case [~5 min apiece], J Burdette reviewing neuroimaging [~5 min apiece], and Mayor/Zillgitt presenting outcome [~5 min apiece]) – Carlos Mayor, MD, Jonathan Burdette, MD, and Andrew Zillgitt, DO
15:35 - 16:00Panel discussion and questions (Mayor [mod], Zillgitt, and J Burdette)
16:00 - 17:00Epilepsy Surgery (2 cases [30 minutes apiece] representing resection or ablation and pediatric RNS following sEEG with Hernandez presenting case [~5 min apiece], J Burdette reviewing neuroimaging [~5 min apiece], and Hernandez presenting outcome [~5 min apiece]) – Angel Hernandez, MD and Jonathan Burdette, MD
17:00 - 17:30Panel discussion and questions (Hernandez [mod], Zillgitt, J Burdette, Mayor, Di Capua) MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS JUNE 6
JUNE 6: MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
09:00 - 09:45Introduction and MS 101 Daniel Ontaneda MD MSc,
09:45 - 10:30Multiple Sclerosis Revised Diagnostic Criteria 2017/2018 - Jeffrey Cohen MD
10:30 – 11:15Multiple Sclerosis Epidemiology in LATAM Local Presenter - Dr. Patricio Abad
11:15 – 11:30Discussion/Questions
11:30 – 11:45 Break
Section II Biomarkers and Risk Factors
11:45 – 12:15Technology assisted measurement in the MS Clinic - Marisa McGinley DO MSc
12:15 - 12:45Treatment Approaches RRMS to PPMS - Daniel Ontaneda MD MSc,
12:45 - 14:30 LUNCH
14:30 - 15:15B-Cell Therapies in Multiple Sclerosis - Marisa McGinley DO MSc
15:15 – 16:00Cell Based Therapies for Multiple Sclerosis - Jeffrey Cohen MD