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Guthy Jackson Patient Day 9 Nov. free Webcast

Posted on: November 4th, 2011 by nmouknhs

Did you know that our NMO Patient Day is only a few days away?  We will be streaming a free live webcast of Patient Day.  Anyone can log on to participate.  Is it possible to announce our NMO Patient Day webcast on your home page in the “Latest News” section?  Date: Nov. 9.  Here is a link to sign up for the live webcast:


2011 Neuromyelitis Optica Patient Day
Living with NMO3
Hilton Los Angeles Airport
International Ballroom B
NMO Patient Blood Draw (November 8, 9 and 10)
The Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation Repository for NMO
(Located in the Pacific Ballroom A)

Wednesday – November 9
7:00 a.m. Registration – Lobby – International Ballroom A
Breakfast – International Ballroom A   
8:00  NMO Patient Day – International Ballroom B
Opening Remarks – Ms. Victoria Jackson, Founder   
8:20 The GJCF Biorepository for NMO – Martha Mann, R.N.   
8:30 Q&A Scientific Research Panel Discussion
§ Moderator: Dr. Katja Van Herle
§ Panelists: Dr. Jeffrey Bennett, Dr. May Han, Dr. Jacqueline Palace,
Dr. Alan Verkman, Dr. Michael Yeaman    
9:30 Q&A Clinical Panel Discussion
§ Moderator: Dr. Michael Yeaman
§ Session 1 Panel: Dr. Jeffrey Bennett, Dr. Benjamin Greenberg,  Dr. Eric Klawiter, 
Dr. Maria Leite, Dr. Michael Levy, Dr. Sean Pittock, Dr. Dean Wingerchuk   
10:30 Break   
10:45 Q&A Clinical Panel Discussion (continued)
§ Moderator: Dr. Michael Yeaman
§ Session 2 Panel:  Dr. Jacqueline Palace, Dr. Silvia Tenembaum,
Dr. Anthony Traboulsee, Dr. Katja Van Herle, Dr. Tiffany Von Wald,
Dr. Emmanuelle Waubant, Dr. Brian Weinshenker   
12:00 p.m. Buffet Lunch – International Ballroom A    
1:00 Breakout Sessions: Living with NMO (40 minutes each with a 5 minute break, 2nd floor)   
 § Recognizing and Treating Attacks of NMO; have we improved your prognosis in preventing disability?: Dr. Jeff Bennett & Dr. Brian Weinshenker – Century A
§ Stem Cell Insight: Dr. Michael Levy & Dr. Michael Yeaman – Century B
§ Pregnancy and NMO: Dr. Eric Klawiter & Dr. Tiffany Von Wald – Century C
§ Pediatrics and NMO: Dr. Silvia Tenembaum & Dr. Emmanuelle Waubant – Century D
§ Nutrition and Diet: John Pierre & Marina Alexander – Marina Room
§ Navigating the Health Care System: Dr. Ben Greenberg & Caroline Williamson –
Los Angeles Ballroom A
§ Managing Side Effects of NMO: Dr. Jacqueline Palace, Dr. Anthony Traboulsee &
Dr. Katja Van Herle – Los Angeles Ballroom B   
2:30 Break – Foyer 2nd Floor   
2:45  Breakout Sessions:  Living with NMO (continued)   
4:30 Closing Remarks – International Ballroom B – Ms. Victoria Jackson   
5:00 Adjourn