43rd Annual Carrell Krusen Neuromuscular Virtual Symposium (RP2102A)

February 18, 2021 to February 19, 2021

This year's symposium will be VIRTUAL! More details to come!

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This symposium is a clinical education experience for members of multidisciplinary teams who care for patients with rare, complex neuromuscular diseases including hereditary muscular dystrophies, motor neuron diseases, neuroimmunologic neuropathies and rare genetic disorders of muscle and nerve. Case presentations will include physical diagnosis and discussion of management and new therapies by participating experts. All discussions involve active participation by attendees. The educational format for this activity includes didactic lectures with in depth Q&A, panel discussions, and PowerPoint Presentations. The content of the program is identified and developed through a Call for Abstracts process.

We are proud to announce that the 2021 Keynote Speaker is 

Professor Volker Straub
Harold Macmillan Professor of Medicine
Director, The John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre
MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases at Newcastle

Target Audience

This program is specifically designed for Primary Care providers, Neurologists, Nurses, Advanced Practitioners, and Researchers that desire to gain advanced knowledge in diagnosis and management of patients with neuromuscular disease.

Learning Objectives

  • Diagnose and manage rare and complex neuromuscular diseases.
  • Current trends in genetic testing
  • Identify and apply current pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments in motor neuron diseases including gene replacement therapy
  • Recognize the clinical applications of testing in neuromuscular disorders (to include histopathology)
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 8.00 AMA
  • 8.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/18/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
02/19/2021 - 3:00pm
United States

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Available Credit

  • 8.00 AMA
  • 8.00 Attendance


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