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Plenary/Award Lectures to be Presented at Conjoint CNS-ICNA Meeting Announced

Six of the seven plenary/award lectures to be presented at the Conjoint 16th International Child Neurology Congress & 49th Child Neurology Society Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA (October 19-23, 2020) have been announced. The seventh award lecture, The Philip R. Dodge Young Investigator Award, given by the Child Neurology Society, will be announced in May 2020:

John Stobo Pritchard Award Lecture (ICNA):
Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathies: What we know and what we do not know
Nicola Specchio, MD, PhD, Bambino Gesu’ Children’s Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
Presented Tuesday, October 20

Bernard Sachs Award Lecture (CNS):

Genes as a Window into the Developing Brain
Joseph G. Gleeson, MD; University of California San Diego, Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine, San Diego, CA, USA
Presented Tuesday, October 20

Sheila Wallace Award Lecture (ICNA):

Dietary Therapies for Epilepsy in Low Resource Settings: Challenges and SuccessesSuvasini Sharma, MD, DM; Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Kalawati Saran Children’s Hospital, New Delhi, India
Presented Wednesday, October 21

Philip R. Dodge Young Investigator Award Lecture (CNS): TBA
Presented Wednesday, October 21

Linda De Meirleir Neurometabolic Award Lecture (ICNA):
Update in Pediatric Neurometabolic Disorders 2020

Lance Rodan, MD, FRCP(C); Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Presented Thursday, October 22

Hower Award Lecture (CNS):
Migraine, Vertigo, and DizzinessKenneth J. Mack, MD, PhD; Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Presented Thursday, October 22

Frank Ford Award Lecture (ICNA):

The Global Burden of Paediatric Neurological Disorders

Charles Newton, MD; University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kilifi, Kenya
Presented Friday, October 23