Monday, December 6, 2021

1:30 PM — 2:30 PM GMT

Virtual

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

To review evidence supporting ALS as a neuromuscular disease, or as a neurodegenerative disease with neuromuscular manifestation

To discuss what, if any, clinical implications exist if the disease process is initiated centrally or peripherally

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FACULTY

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Markus Weber, MD

Professor of Neurology, Neuromuscular Diseases Unit/ ALS Clinic, Kantonsspital St.Gallen, Switzerland

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Michael Swash, MD, FRCP, FRCPATH

Professor of Neurology emeritus, Barts and the London School of Medicine, QMUL, London UK

Professor of Neurology, Institute of Neuroscience (translational Neurophysiology), University of Lisbon, Lisbon Portugal

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Michael Strong, MD, FRCP(C), FANN, FCAHS

Professor of Neurology, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada

PROGRAM AGENDA

1:30 PM – 1:32 PM

Welcome

Stacy Rudnicki, MD

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1:32 PM – 1:37 PM

Program Overview

Markus Weber, MD (Chair & Moderator)

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1:37 PM – 1:52 PM

ALS as a Neuromuscular Presentation

Michael Swash, MD, FRCP, FRCPATH

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1:52 PM – 2:07 PM

ALS as a Neurodegenerative Presentation

Michael Strong, MD, FRCP(C), FANN, FCAHS

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2:07 PM – 2:17 PM

Rebuttal: Neuromuscular vs. Neurodegenerative

Michael Swash, MD, FRCP, FRCPATH

Michael Strong, MD, FRCP(C), FANN, FCAHS

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2:17 PM – 2:27 PM

Q&A

Moderated by Markus Weber, MD

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2:27 PM – 2:30 PM

Closing and Adjournment

Markus Weber, MD

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SLIDES

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Advancing Innovation in ALS: Where Does it Begin, and Does it Matter? A Debate

The renowned faculty will review whether ALS/MND should be classed as a neuromuscular disease or as a neurodegenerative disease with neuromuscular manifestation. They will also explore potential clinical implications of the disease process being initiated in the central or peripheral nervous system.

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