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Thursday, September 12, 2019

A five minute Q&A is included in each speaker’s allotted time.
7:00 AM
Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Visit Exhibits
7:45 AM
Welcome and Introduction to Genomic Medicine
Charis Eng MD, PhD
8:00 AM
What is Genetics? Genetics Primer
Aditi Yadav, MD
8:30 AM
Keynote: The Costliest Drug on the Planet: Gene Therapy and Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Neil Friedman, MBChB
9:00 AM
Genotype/Phenotype Correlation in Neurofibromatosis
Allison Schreiber, MS, LGC
9:20 AM
Neurological Complications of Lysosomal Storage Disorders
Angelika Erwin, MD, PhD
9:50 AM
Break and Visit Exhibits
10:05 AM
Epilepsy Genetics in 2019
Dennis Lal, PhD
10:25 AM
Utility of Fetal MRI in Diagnosing Fetal Central Nervous System Abnormalities
Neil Friedman, MBChB
10:55 AM
Autism Genetics: An Update on Recent Findings and Clinical Implications
Thomas W. Frazier, PhD
11:25 AM
Lunch and Visit Exhibits
12:25 PM
Parkinson's Disease Genetics: Where We Are and Where We Are Heading
Ignacio ("Nacho") Mata, PhD
12:50 PM
Parkinson’s Disease in Clinic
Hubert Fernandez, MD
1:20 PM
Psychological Assessment in Neurogenetic Disorders
Taylor Rush, MD
1:50 PM
Alzheimer Research
Lynn Bekris, PhD
2:15 PM
Hereditary Dementia/ALS
Jagan Pillai, MD, PhD
2:45 PM
Break and Visit Exhibits
3:00 PM
Huntington Disease
Anwar Ahmed, MD
3:30 PM
Mitochondrial Disease Basics: Three Things You Should Know
Sumit Parikh, MD
4:00 PM
Ethics of Neurogenetics Testing
Paul Ford, PhD
4:30 PM
Your Genes, Your Wine, Your Health
Charis Eng, MD, PhD
5:00 PM

 (agenda is subject to change)

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