Events

  • Mar
    5
    Stroke Case Conference

    "Multidisciplinary Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Case Conference"

     


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Using a case-based discussion, learn the pathophysiology and mechanism for each stroke subtype.
    2.  Using a case-based discussion, interpret multimodal stroke neuroimaging studies.
    3.  Discuss evidence-based approaches to stroke treatment.

    CME Credit Provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    PLEASE NOTE: The "Multidisciplinary Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Case Conferences" are held on the first and fourth Monday of each month.

    Please contact Larna J. Morton lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you have any questions or would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds - Multidisciplinary Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Case Conference listserv.


  • Feb
    26
    Stroke Case Conference

    STROKE CASE CONFERENCE

     

    "Multidisciplinary Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Case Conference"


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Using a case-based discussion, learn the pathophysiology and mechanism for each stroke subtype.
    2.  Using a case-based discussion, interpret multimodal stroke neuroimaging studies.
    3.  Discuss evidence-based approaches to stroke treatment.

    CME Credit Provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category .5 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    PLEASE NOTE: The "Multidisciplinary Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Case Conferences" are held on the first and fourth Monday of each month.

    Please contact Larna J. Morton lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you have any questions or would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds - Multidisciplinary Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Case Conference listserv


  • Feb
    23
    Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    Shadi Koleilat, MD and Marko Perovic, MD

    Shadi Koleilat, MD
    Vascular Neurology Fellow
    Department of Neurology
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson

    Marko Perovic, MD
    PGY-4, Chief Resident
    Department of Neurology
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson

     

    "2018 Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke"


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Reviewing the most recent updates of, and the evidence behind: extended thrombectomy (EVT).
    2.  Reviewing the most recent revisions regarding thrombolytic treatment.
    3.  Reviewing the most recent revisions regarding timing of non-acute interventions (CEA/stenting) for symptomatic extra-cranial stenosis.

    CME Credit Provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    To view Neuroscience Grand Rounds live via the Internet: Grand Rounds Video Streaming (link is external) <http://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/home/>

    Please contact Larna J. Morton at lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds listserv


  • Feb
    16
    Neuroscience Grand Rounds *Cancelled*

    ***CANCELLED***

     


    There will not be a Neuroscience Grand Rounds presented in Tucson on Friday, February 16, 2018!




    Please contact Larna J. Morton at lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds listserv


  • Feb
    5
    Stroke Case Conference

    "Multidisciplinary Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Case Conference"


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Using a case-based discussion, learn the pathophysiology and mechanism for each stroke subtype.
    2.  Using a case-based discussion, interpret multimodal stroke neuroimaging studies.
    3.  Discuss evidence-based approaches to stroke treatment.

    CME Credit Provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category .5 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    PLEASE NOTE: The "Multidisciplinary Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Case Conferences" are held on the first and fourth Monday of each month.

    Please contact Larna J. Morton lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you have any questions or would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds - Multidisciplinary Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Case Conference listserv


  • Feb
    9
    Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    Linda L. Restifo, MD, PhD

    Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, and Cellular & Molecular Medicine
    University of Arizona Health Sciences
    Department of Neurology
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson

     

    "Congenital microcephaly: clinical and molecular complexity with implications for Zika virus infection"


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Understand the importance of neonatal head-circumference (HC) measurements, as well as the trajectory of HC growth.
    2.  Appreciate the importance of systematic clinical evaluation of infants with congenital microcephaly, to identify those most likely to have a genetic cause.
    3.  Understand why prenatal Zika virus infection can lead to devastating disruption of brain development.

    CME credit provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    To view Neuroscience Grand Rounds live via the Internet: Grand Rounds Video Streaming (link is external) <http://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/home/>

    Please contact Larna J. Morton at lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds listserv.


  • Feb
    2
    Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    Nikolay L. Martirosyan, MD, PhD

    Chief Resident
    Division of Neurosurgery
    Department of Surgery
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson

     

    "Blood Supply and Vascular Reactivity of the Spinal Cord Under Normal and Pathological Conditions"


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Anatomy of spinal cord vasculature.
    2.  Physiology of spinal cord blood supply under normal conditions and spinal cord injury.
    3.  Strategies to improve spinal cord perfusion in the setting of injury.

    CME credit provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

     The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    To view Neuroscience Grand Rounds live via the Internet: Grand Rounds Video Streaming (link is external) <http://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/home/>

    Please contact Larna J. Morton at lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds listserv.


  • Jan
    26
    Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    Catherine Miller, MD

    Spine Fellow
    Department of Neurosurgery
    University of California - San Francisco

     

    "Indications and Techniques of MIS Deformity Correction"


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Understand alignment parameters and concepts utilized in deformity correction.
    2.  Identify potential advantages and disadvantages of minimally invasive spine surgery.
    3.  Identify MIS techniques and their applications in deformity correction surgery.

    CME credit provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    To view Neuroscience Grand Rounds live via the Internet: Grand Rounds Video Streaming (link is external) <http://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/home/>

    Please contact Larna J. Morton at lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds listserv


  • Jan
    19
    Neuroscience Grand Rounds- Dr. William A. Sibley Memorial Lecture

    Jonathan L. Carter, MD

    Associate Professor of Neurology
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

    Consultant in Neurology
    Mayo Clinic Arizona

    Specialty Areas: Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology, and Clinical Neurophysiology

     

    The Third Annual Dr. William A. Sibley Memorial Lecture: "Multiple Sclerosis: Diagnosis, Misdiagnosis, and Mimics 2018"


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  Discuss the evolution of MS diagnostic criteria and the proposed 2017 revisions to the 2010 McDonald Diagnostic Criteria.
    2.  Discuss the relative contributions of MRI and CSF in the MS diagnostic process, and common pitfalls in interpretation.
    3.  List and discuss the most common causes of MS misdiagnosis in 2018.
    4.  List and discuss common “MS mimics” that might lead to misdiagnosis.

    CME credit provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    To view Neuroscience Grand Rounds live via the Internet: Grand Rounds Video Streaming (link is external) <http://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/home/>

    Please contact Larna J. Morton at lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds listserv.
     
     

  • Jan
    12
    Neuroscience Grand Rounds

     

    Salvatore Oddo, PhD

    Associate Professor
    ASU-Banner Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center
    The Biodesign Institute
    School of Life Sciences
    Arizona State University

    Associate Professor
    Department of Basic Medical Sciences
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix

    Dr. Oddo received his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Catania, Italy, and his graduate degree in Neurobiology of Learning and Memory from the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Oddo’s research focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying memory deficits in Alzheimer’s disease. Using animal models, he showed that dysfunction signaling transduction pathways that are critical for learning and memory play a pivotal role in the cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer’s disease.  Currently, he is the Principal Investigator of a grant from the National Institute of Health, which is focused on elucidating the role of the mammalian target of rapamycin on the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease.  Dr. Oddo has published more than 70 research articles in international peer-reviewed journals. In recognition of his contribution to the aging and Alzheimer’s disease fields, he has been the recipient of several national and international awards.

     

    "Dissecting the role of mTOR and necroptosis in Alzheimer's disease."


    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1.  The audience will learn about the relationship between mTOR and amyloid-beta.
    2.  The audience will learn about the relationship between mTOR and tau.
    3.  The audience will learn about mechanisms of neuronal death in Alzheimer’s disease.

    CME credit provided by The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    To view Neuroscience Grand Rounds live via the Internet: Grand Rounds Video Streaming (link is external) <http://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/home/>

    Please contact Larna J. Morton at lmorton@neurology.arizona.edu if you would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds listserv.


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