AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves – Peripheral Nerves Section Session

Wednesday, April 17 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 32AB; SDCC

Holly S. Gilmer, MD, FAANS; Line Jacques, MD, FAANS; Mark Alexander Mahan, MD, FAANS

2:00 pm - 2:04 pm

Introduction of the David G. Kline Lectureship:

Rajiv Midha, MD, MS, FAANS, FRCSC (Canada)

Allan D. Levi, MD, PhD, FAANS, serves as chairman of neurosurgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, chief of the neurosurgical service at Jackson Memorial Hospital, staff scientist at the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and is the Robert M. Buck distinguished chair in neurological surgery. His basic science research involves the transplantation of human derived Schwann and stem cells after spinal cord and peripheral nerve injury.

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm

State of The Science: Electrodiagnostic Studies

Geoffrey L. Sheean, MD,

3:01 pm - 3:11 pm


David G. Kline, MD, FAANS(L)

3:12 pm - 3:27 pm

State of The Science: Peripheral Nerve Imaging

Cynthia Chin, MD

3:28 pm - 3:43 pm

State of the Science: Update in Peripheral Nerve Tumor Treatments

Allan J. Belzberg, MD, FAANS

3:44 pm - 3:59 pm

Development of Peripheral Nerve Surgery in Neurosurgery Departments

Line Jacques, MD, FAANS

4:00 pm - 4:20 pm

Report from 2017 Kline Research Awardee: Schwann Cell Delivery Via Enhanced Collagen-glycosaminoglycan Tubes to Improve Outcome From Critical Length Nerve Gap Repairs

Stephen Shelby Burks, MD; Allan D. Levi, MD, PhD, FAANS

4:21 pm - 4:28 pm

4:45 pm - 4:52 pm