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Conference Speaker Schedule (Draft)
Canadian Neurovascular Health Society, 23-24 September (Vancouver)

 

Saturday, September 23, 2017

1:00 – 1:30 PM Bernhard Juurlink: Welcome & Introduction to Conference Topics

1:30 – 2:30 PM Pietro Bavera - Chronic cerebrospinal insufficiency in multiple sclerosis and Ménière’s disease: same background, different pattern?

2:30 – 3:30 Salvatore Sclafani – The importance of renal vein occlusion to spinal blood flow

3:30 – 3:45 PM Break

3:45 – 5:00 PM Panel Discussion of Current Issues in Neurovascular Health, including the UBC Venous Angioplasty Trial. Mark Haacke, Pietro Bavera and Salvatore Sclafani. Moderator: Bernhard Juurlink

6:00 Patients and Friends Gathering (no-host dinner in hotel restaurant)
 

Sunday, September 24, 2017

9:00 – 10:00 AM Bill Code – Therapeutic Uses of Cannabis to Manage MS, chronic pain, and other neurological disorders

10.00 – 11:00 AM Mark Haacke – TBA (fMRI)

11:00 – 11:15 AM Break

11:15 – 11:45 PM David Williams – Bruxism and Temporal Bone Hypermobility in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

11:45 – 1:15 PM Lunch Buffet (gluten, dairy, and grain free)

1:15 – 1:45 PM Bernhard Juurlink – The efficacy and science of near infrared light therapies for neurological disorders and pain management

1:45 – 2:45 PM James Carroll – Photobiomodulation as a means to lower oxidative stress and fight neuroinflammation

2:45 – 3:00 PM Break

3:00 – 4:00 PM Mitch Tyler – The PoNS device for gait and balance disorders

4:00 – 5:00 PM Ashton & Matt Embry – Exclusive screening, "Living Proof" documentary

5:45 PM Conference Closing & Silent Auction