2013 PTN Symposium Schedule


The Arnason Symposium is held on the first Saturday of June every year. The 2013 Symposium will be on June 1.

Platform presentations begin at 9:00am in P117.

Lunch and poster presentations begin at 1:00pm in the S corridor.

Please email Marla Scofield with questions.



The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637

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2013 Platform Presentations (P117)
Clifford B. Saper MD PhD

9:15am
Clifford Saper MD PhD
James Jackson Putnam Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School
Professor, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

"Sleep Switches: Clinical Implications"

Dara Albert MD

10:30am
Dara Albert MD
PGY-III Child Neurology Resident
Department of Pediatrics
Section of Child Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"An Unusual Case of Diplopia"

Ahmer Ali MD

10:45am
Ahmer Ali MD
PGY-II Neurology Resident
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"New Onset Weakness in a Young Individual"

Kenneth Lee MD

11:00am
Kenneth Lee MD
Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"Complications of Epilepsy Surgery: 3 Cases"

11:15am

Break

Rui Guan MD

11:30am
Rui Guan MD
PGY-II Neurology Resident
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"A Case of Headache with Visual Disturbance"

Naoum Issa MD

11:45am
Naoum Issa MD PhD
PGY-II Neurology Resident
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"CSWS and the Connections Between Thalamic Relay Nuclei and the Thalamic Reticular Nucleus"

Ahmad Daher MD

12:00pm
Ahmad Daher MD
PGY-II Neurology Resident
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"IDH Mutations in Gliomas Associated with Enchondromatosis"

Tania Rebeiz MD

12:15pm
Tania Rebeiz MD
PGY-II Neurology Resident
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"A Case of Sudden Onset Loss of Consciousness"

   
2013 Poster Presentations (S Corridor)
1:00pm (with lunch)
Christopher Allen MD

Christopher Allen MD
PGY-III Child Neurology Resident
Department of Pediatrics
Section of Child Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"Autism and Seizures"

Yoon Choi MD

Yoon Choi MD
PGY-IV Neurology Resident
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"Autopsy and Magnetic Resonance Imaging  Correlates in Two Glioblastoma Patients on Bevacizumab"

David Daiga MD

David Daiga MD
Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"Neurologic Antibodies Seen in Patients with ALS"

Joshuae Gallardo MD

Joshuae Gallardo MD
PGY-III Neurology Resident
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"A Case of Progressive Demylinating Disease"

Joshuae Gallardo MD

Staci Graf MD
PGY-III Neurology Resident
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"A Case of Myotonic Dystrophy "

Arash Hadipour MD PhD

Arash Hadipour MD PhD
PGY-IV Neurology Resident
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"Regional Propagation of Sleep Slow Oscillations in the Epileptic Zone"

Barbara Hager MD

Barbara Hager MD
Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"A Case of Unexpected Resolution to Status Epilepticus"

Alejandro Hornik MD

Alejandro Hornik MD
NeuroCritical Care Fellow
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"Serial MCA Occlusions"

Karina Icay MD

Karina Icay MD
PGY-III Neurology Resident
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"Congestive Encephalopathy from Dural AV Fistula Provoked by Sinus Thrombosis"

Jennifer Liebenthal MD

Jennifer Liebenthal MD
PGY-IV Neurology Resident
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"Prone Position and SUDEP"

Nikolas Mata-Machado MD

Nikolas Mata-Machado MD
PGY-IV Child Neurology Resident
Department of Pediatrics
Section of Child Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"Leptomeningeal Metatasis Secondary to Esophageal Cancer, Case Series and Review of Literature"

Shanele McGowan MD

Shanele McGowan MD
PGY-III Neurology Resident
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"Neuropathy as a Presentation of Familial Amyloidosis"

Scott Mendelson MD PhD

Scott Mendelson MD PhD
PGY-II Neurology Resident
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"Large Demyelinating Supratentorial Lesions: NMO and Tumefactive MS – 2 Cases"

Ifeoma Nwaneri MD

Ifeoma Nwaneri MD
PGY-IV Neurology Resident
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"A Not-So-Typical Pain in the Back"

Mahesh Padmanaban MD

Mahesh Padmanaban MD
PGY-III Neurology Resident
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"DBS in a Case of Hemichorea Associated with a DVA and Microbleeding in the Substantia Nigra and Subthalamic Nucleus"

Chalongchai (Jake) Phitsanuwong MD

Chalongchai (Jake) Phitsanuwong MD
PGY-IV Child Neurology Resident
Department of Pediatrics
Section of Child Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"En Coup de Sabre and New Onset Seizure in Infancy: A Case Report and Literature Review"

Rwoof (Ahmed) Reshi MD

Rwoof (Ahmed) Reshi MD
NeuroCritical Care Fellow
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"Delayed Electromyographic vs Clinical Recovery in Limbic encephalitis: Multicase Report"

Omair Sheikh MD

Omair Sheikh MD
Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"Psychosis, an Unusual Presentation of a Seizure"

Lei Shi MD PhD

Lei Shi MD PhD
PGY-IV Neurology Resident
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"White and Gray Matter Changes in Early Multiple Sclerosis"

Diana_Sieciechowicz MD

Diana Sieciechowicz MD
PGY-III Child Neurology Resident
Department of Pediatrics
Section of Child Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"The Natural History of Seizures in Patients taking Everolimus"

Connie Taylor MD

Connie Taylor MD
PGY-II Child Neurology Resident
Department of Pediatrics
Section of Child Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"Diencephalic Syndrome of Childhood: Case Report and Review of Literature"

Pedro Vivar Cruz MD

Pedro Vivar Cruz MD
PGY-III Neurology Resident
Department of Neurology
The University of Chicago Medicine

"Post-Denervation Hypertrophy. Case Report and Literature Review"