Regional Symposia

Latin American Regional Symposium - Zika and its Neurologic Consequences

Sunday, September 17 | 14:45 - 16:15 | Room B-2   

Microcephaly and Zika

Amilton Antunes Barreira, Brazil 


Guillain Barre Syndrome and Zika

Carlos Pardo, USA


New Spectrum of the Neurologic Consequences of Zika

Marco Medina, Honduras 


North American Regional Symposium - Treating and Preventing Common Neurological Conditions

Sunday, September 17 | 16:25 - 17:55 | Room B-2   


Ralph Sacco, USA


Migraine as Another "Common Neurological Disorder"

David Dodick, USA


Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease - Lessons from The Oldest-Old

Claudia Kawas, USA


Pan-Arab Regional Symposium - Current Knowledge of Neurological Disorders Among Arabs

Monday, September 18 | 11:15 - 12:45 | Room D   

Multiple Sclerosis in The Middle East and North Africa

Bassem Yamout, Lebanon 


Neuromuscular Disorders Among Arabs - How Much We Know?

Ammar E.M.A. Babikir, Sudan 


Genetic of Parkinson's Disease Among Arabs

Saeed Bohlega, Saudi Arabia


Features of Hereditary Spastic Paraplegias in North African Region

Chokri Mhiri, Tunisia 


Asian-Oceanian Regional Symposium - Gene Therapy - A Reality in Neurology

Tuesday, September 19 | 14:45 - 16:15 | Room D   

Scope of This Session

Jeon Beomseok (BJ), Republic of Korea 


Introduction of Speakers by Session Chairs

Man Mohan Mehndiratta, India & Takanori Yokota, Japan 


Jung-Joon Sung, Republic of Korea  


Parkinson's Disease

Shin'ichi Muramatsu, Japan 


AADC Deficiency

Wuh-Liang Hwu, Taiwan R.O.C. 


Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Yoshitsugu Aoki, Japan 


Summary & Closing


African Academy of Neurology Regional Symposium - Defining the Future of Neurology in Africa: From the Past, into the Future

Wednesday, September 20 | 16:45 - 18:15 | Annex Hall 2     

Care Provision: Clinical Services and The Practice of Neurology in Africa: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Yomi Ogun, Nigeria 


Education and Training in The Neurosciences: Training in Neurology: Current Status and Future

Osheik Seidi, Sudan 


Research: Neuroscience Research an Africa: Current Status and Future Directions

Foad Abd-Allah, Egypt 


European Regional Symposium - Different Views on The Treatment of Parkinson's Disease

Thursday, September 21 | 09:00 - 10:30 | Annex Hall 1    

The Medical Treatment

Werner Poewe, Austria 


The Surgical and Other Invasive Treatments

Günther Deuschl, Germany 


The Role of Non-Medical and Non-Surgical Interventions

Jorik Nonnekes, The Netherlands 

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