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C221 - Emerging Approaches to Biosensing for the Diagnosis and Management of Neurological Disease

Event Time: Thursday April 27, 2017 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Topic(s): General Neurology
Director(s): John Hixson MD
Description: Mobile technologies for detecting and storing physical variables relevant to neurologic disease are advancing at a rapid pace. The data collected through these devices promises to aid in both diagnosis and management. By focusing on the uses of wearable and mobile phone applications for a variety of neurologic conditions, faculty with facilitate a discussion about the potential applications, benefits, and drawbacks.
Completion Message: Participants should become familiar with the variety of wearable and mobile phone-based technologies that may provide value to neurologists and neurology patients. Additionally, participants should be able to recognize the potential benefits, as well as the challenges and pitfalls in this space.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

Program Speakers - Tentative

Start/End Time Title Faculty
3:30 PM - 3:35 PM Introduction John Hixson MD 
3:35 PM - 4:10 PM Digital Biomarkers for Neurology E. Ray Dorsey MD, MBA 
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM Biosensing and Wearables in MS Jennifer Graves MD, PhD 
4:50 PM - 5:30 PM New Approaches to Biosensing in the Management of Epilepsy Nathan Crone MD, John Hixson MD 


Speaker Disclosure
Nathan E. Crone, MD Dr. Crone has nothing to disclose.

E. Ray Dorsey, MD, MBA Dr. Dorsey has received research support from Avid Radiopharamaceuticals, Biogen, Google, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Lundbeck, Medtronic, and Prana Biotechnology.

Jennifer Graves, MD, PhD Dr. Graves has received personal compensation for consulting, serving on a scientific advisory board, speaking, or other activities with Biogen. Dr. Graves has received research support from Biogen, Genentech.

John David Hixson, MD Dr. Hixson has received personal compensation for activities with Lumetra Healthcare Solutions, UCB Inc. and Acorda Therapeutics, California Medical Board and CME Speaker's Series through Rockpointe.

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