Chinese American Neurological Association
Chinese American                     Neurological Association

2021 CANA Annual Conference

Date: November 6, 2021 (starting 10 a.m. ET/9 a.m. CT)
Format: Virtual via Zoom, thanks to Dr. Jin Jun Luo
Program organizer/host: Jin Jun Luo, MD, PhD, FAAN

 

Times below are in ET.

 

Agenda

10:00-10:15

Opening Remarks

James Wang, MD, PhD, FAAN
President of CANA
Tri-State Neurology, PLLC, Memphis, TN

10:15-10:45

Migraine update

Speaker: Yonghua Zhang, MD, PhD
Edward Neuroscience institute, Chicago, IL

Moderator : Jin Li MD, PhD, FAAN
Associate Professor of Neurology Department of Neurology, New York Medical College, New York City

10:45-11:15

PD update

Speaker: Zhigao Huang, MD, PhD
Baptist Neurology Group, Jacksonville, FL
 

Moderator: Lin Zhang, MD, PhD, FAAN
Professor of Neurology and Neurological Surgery Department of Neurology, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA

11:15-11:45  Stroke update
Speaker: Wengui Yu MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA

Moderator: David Wang, DO, FAAN, FAHA
Professor of Neurology, Co-Director of Neurovascular division and stroke program, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ

11:45 -12:00

Coffee Break
12:00-12:30

Epilepsy update
Speaker: Charles Wang MD, PhD

Moderator: Wengui Yu MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA

12:30-13:15

PTC Therapeutic sponsored program
Genetic Causes of Cerebral Palsy

Michael C. Kruer, MD
Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s hospital

13:15-14:00 

AbbVie offers innovative treatments for migraine patients    

Jin Li, MD, PhD, FAAN
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, New York Medical College, NY

14:00-14:15 Break
14:15-14:45

Convoluted Saga in the development of anti-amyloid therapy: Do we see a light in the dark?

Jin Jun Luo, MD, PhD, FAAN
Professor of Neurology and Pharmacology, Lewis Katz Scholl of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

14:45-15:15

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor related Neuromuscular complications

Ge Xiong, MD
Associate Professor, UC Davis

 

Moderator: Sarah Chen, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Rutgers University-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

15:15-16:00

Debate: Telemedicine “for or against it”

Team A: in favor of telemedicine: Jin Jun Luo, MD, PhD, FAAN; Jin Li, MD, PhD, FAAN

 

Team B: Against telemedicine: Qing Ni, MD; William Tung MD, FAAN; Charles Wang, MD, PhD

16:00-16:10 

Closing Remarks

Jin Li, MD, PhD, FAAN
Vice President of CANA
Associate Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology, New York Medical College, New York City

Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors!
 

Golden Level Sponsors ($5000 or more)
PTC Therapeutics
ABBVie
 

Silver Level Sponsors ($2000-$4999)
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals (Acthar)
SK life science (Xcopri)
Biogen (Aduhelm, Tysabri, Vumerity)
Kyowa Kirin (Nourianz)

 

Bronze Level Sponsors (up to $999)
UCB Pharmaceutical (Briviact, Vimpat and Nayzilam)

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