Chinese American Neurological Association
Chinese American                     Neurological Association

2019 CANA 4th Annual Meeting CME Program

Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel 

October 5, 2019



Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel

135-20 39th Avenue

Flushing, NY 11354


Two nights: Friday Oct 4th, 2019 & Saturday Oct 5th, 2019 


Occupancy Single Double Triple Quad
King/Double Room $199 $199 $209 $219


Room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 14.75%, as well as $3.50 occupancy tax.) in effect at the time of check-out. 

  • Complimentary WiFi in Guestrooms
  • Complimentary airport shuttle transfer
  • A Full American Breakfast at a discounted rate of $15.00 inclusive per person can be added.

Method of Reservations 

  • All individual reservations are to be booked with reservations department by calling 888- 268-0717 / 718-460-6666 or email to or use online reservation.
  • Please specify the reservation is for ACAP Annual Convention 2019.
  • All reservations must be guaranteed with a valid credit card.
  • All reservations must be made prior to August 20, 2019. 
  • Cancellation must be submitted 3 days prior to check in date.



CANA Members: Free

Neurology Fellow or Resident: Free

Non-member MD and providers: $100

NP, PA or nursing staff: $100


Send payment for registration to:


C/O James Wang, MD, PhD

5100 Sanderlin, #2199.
Memphis, TN 38117.
Phone (901)820-1041, Fax (901)820-0144


Fellow/Resident Travel Grant Application

Contact Dr. Jin Jun Luo at

Topics and CME Speakers

Joint program with ACAP: 

10-11 AM

Current treatments of Migraine - Jin Li (New York Medical College) 


11-12 PM

Neuropathic pain - Shan Chen (Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital) 


Lunch break 


Afternoon CANA program:


1:00-1:40 PM Topics: Stroke and Rehab

Moderators: David Wang (OSF Illinois Neurological Institute), Wengui Yu (Univ of California, Irvine) and Weiwu Feng (Duke University)


Ischemic Stroke Management in 2019, an Update.

Jiangyong Min (Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences) 


ICH therapy in 2019, an Update

JinDong Xu (Cone Health Medical Group) 


1:40-2:00 PM Topics: Multiple Sclerosis

Moderators: Dr. Huijuan Zhang (Kadlec Neuroscience Center)


MS updates: 2017 McDonald’s Criteria and overview of new generation of DMTs.

Qingyan Zhu (Carrollton, VA)


2:00-2:20 PM Topics: Neuromuscular diseases

Moderators: Jinjun Luo (Temple University) 


Myasthenia Gravis management update

Lan Qin (University of Massachusetts) 


2:20: 2:40 PM Topics: Epilepsy

Moderators: Yi Pan (Saint Louis University),Chunxi Xie (Nevada Neurosciences Institute) 


Update of treatment options for medically refractory seizure

Zhong Ning Zhong (Kaiser Permanente Medical Group) 


2:40-3:00 PM Topics: Neurodegenerative disorder

Moderators: Zhang Lin (UC Davis) 


Dementia: 2019 updates and future directions.

Dongming Cai (Mt. Sinai Medical Center) 


3:00-4:00 PM Resident presentation: 

1: Qiang Zhang Instructor: Lin Zhang Movement disorder: A mystery case. 

2. Sheng Sen instructor: Jin Li Title: a case of rapidly progressive dementia. A diagnostic challenge. 

3. Jiaqi Yao Instructor: Yi Pan Title: Case report: Pannus formation compressing cervical spine in an uncontrolled RA patient. 


4:00 - 5:00 PM Practice forum

Moderators: James Wang and Ding Lei. 

Speakers: Guo Hui, Yang Keyi, Wang Dong, Williams Tung, Peter Lee, etc. 


5:00-5:10 PM Resident Award Ceremony 


6:00-10PM CANA/ACAP Gala

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