As in the previous years, EANpages asked EAN committee members, panel chairs, and invited speakers ‘which session one should not miss at the upcoming congress in Paris 2020. Please find their answers below!
Alessandra Fanciulli MD PhD, Co-chair of the EAN Scientific Panel for Autonomic Nervous System Disorders, Innsbruck, Austria
EAN/EFAS: Highlights in the expanding arena of autonomic disorders
Monday, May 25, 15:00 – 17:00
How does the clinical presentation of common neurological conditions, like multiple sclerosis or epilepsy, change if the autonomic nervous system is affected? Are there new therapies for rare autonomic diseases like multiple system atrophy? Can aerospace medicine provide new insights into autonomic disorders? Don’t miss this joint symposium of the European Academy of Neurology and the European Federation of Autonomic Societies, if you want to hear worldwide acknowledged researchers presenting the latest advances in autonomic neuroscience.
Claudia Sommer, TCsC Chair, Würzburg, Germany
23rd May. 16:45 – 18:15 in Room Oslo
This exciting and interactive session allows me to think along with the quiz questions while my colleagues are sweating up on stage trying to win the contest. It will be both entertaining and informative. Don’t miss this session!
Johann Sellner, Member Education Committee, Co-Chair Infectious Diseases, Speaker at Teaching Course, Mistelbach, Austria
New Neurological Guidelines
24 May 2020 – 08.00 – 09.30am – Main Auditorium
Stay up to date with European Standards!
Peter Van den Bergh, ex-Neuropathy Panel co-chair, EASC member, Brussels, Belgium
Innovative treatment approaches of inherited neuromuscular disorders
Saturday, May 23, 10:00 – 12:00
We are witnessing a revolution in the treatment of neuromuscular disorders of genetic origin. This revolution takes places with increasing speed and with extraordinary success. The approaches are diverse and innovative. This symposium will provide an insight in the exciting developments in a range of neuromuscular conditions which are taking place. This may serve as an example for what the future holds for hereditary neurological diseases.
Professor Sten Fredrikson, Member of Programme Committee, Stockholm, Sweden
Plenary Symposium: Time for action: Predict. Prevent. Repair.
Monday May 25 10.00-12.00
This symposium will cover very important aspects of future neurology, ie how to prevent disability and how to tackle neurodegenerative diseases.