Brain Summit 2023 Symposium: Current Trends in Neurology (RP2312D)

December 16, 2023


Brain Summit 2023 Symposium: Current Trends in Neurology is a one-day live CME activity designed for neuroscience professionals - including physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, and physical therapists - to explore latest advances and current trends in neurology clinical practice and patient care.  Didactic presentations, case studies, and panel discussions will present the most current information and address clinical practice challenges for advancing proper diagnosis and best treatment modalities across a wide spectrum of neurological disorders.



Click on the "REGISTER" tab, choose the appropriate category, and pay the registration fee.

     Physicians - $150
     Advanced Practice Providers - $50
     Nurses, Physical Therapists, Medical Assistants, Research Coordinators - $25
     Trainees, Students, Residents - $0 

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, and physical therapists in the specialty of Neurology.

Learning Objectives

  • Analyze efficacy and risks of new pharmacological therapies for the treatment and management of MG.
  • Evaluate appropriate diagnostic imaging study for patients with neurological disorders.
  • Recognize patterns on imaging studies to accurately diagnose and treat patients.
  • Identify patients that will have a high yield from genetic testing.
  • Discuss epilepsy management based on genetic testing.
  • Differentiate types of genetic variation and their impact on diagnosis.
  • Recognize at-risk family members and the importance of cascade testing.
  • Examine management of seizures, headache, myasthenia gravis and multiple sclerosis in pregnancy.
  • Examine the diagnosis and management autoimmune encephalitis.
  • Examine the management of strokes with aleteplase and tenecteplase.
  • Examine how cerebellar neuromodulation influences the pathological abnormalities of movement disorders.
  • Discuss RBD as a significant risk factor of, and predictor for, neurogenerative disease.
  • Review the diagnostic approach and criteria for differentiating between Alzheimer’s Disease and non-Alzheimer's Disease dementia.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA
  • 6.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
12/16/2023 - 7:00am CST
Event ends: 
12/16/2023 - 5:00pm CST



700 am                  REGISTRATION, BREAKFAST & EXHIBITS

745 – 800              Welcome & Announcements

Session I

8 – 830                 Current Therapeutics in Myasthenia Gravis – Dr. Shaida Khan

830 – 900             Advances in Dementia – Dr. Trung Nguyen

900 – 915             Q&A

Moderator – TBA

Session II

915 – 945              Deep Brain Stimulation in Dystonia – Dr. Vibhash Sharma

945 – 1015            Updates in Stroke: Alteplase vs Tenecteplase for Acute Stroke – Dr Erica Jones

1015 – 1030        Q&A

Moderator – TBA

1030 – 1100         BREAK & EXHIBITS

Session III

1100 – 1140          Genetics in Epilepsy – Dr. Deepa Sirsi and Dr Markey McNutt

1140 – 1220          Management of Neurological Disorders in Pregnancy – Dr Annie Ambia,

      Dr Lauren Tardo, Dr Jaya Trivedi, TBA for HA

1220 – 1235          Q&A

Moderator – TBA

1235 – 130 pm     LUNCH & EXHIBITS

Session IV

130 – 200             Central Autoimmune Neurology – Dr Kyle Blackburn

200 – 230              Neuroimaging – Dr Marco Pinho

230 – 300             REM Sleep Behavior Disorder & Neurodegenerative Disease – Dr Michael Ibarra

300-315 pm          Q&A

Modetaor – TBA

315 pm                 ADJOURN

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

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas designates this continuing education activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of the participation in the activity.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center certifies that non-physicians will receive an attendance certificate stating that they participated in the activity that was designated for 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA
  • 6.00 Attendance


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