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Mayo Clinic Neurosciences Physician Update e-Edition
May 2014
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International database developed for patients with Niemann-Pick disease type C
Mayo is one of the few centers in the world with experience diagnosing and treating patients with NPC and has one of the few labs capable of performing the biochemical analysis of skin biopsy required for a definitive diagnosis.


Mayo supports neuroregeneration as a strategic investment in the future of health care
The Center for Regenerative Medicine Neuroregeneration Program encompasses the discovery, development and delivery of next-generation patient care. Scientists, engineers and other specialists take a multidisciplinary, team-based approach to neuroregeneration for a number of devastating neurological conditions.

Researchers synthesize compounds to kill pediatric brain tumor cells
Rather than screening millions of compounds, Mayo researchers use a rational design process aimed at a specific target to design drugs that inhibit the signaling pathway for STAT3, a key signaling molecule in several cancers.

See all Neurologic and Neurosurgery Clinical Trials at Mayo Clinic.

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Neuro-Ophthalmology in Clinical Practice

Sept. 19-21, 2014, in Orlando, Fla.
Experience one-half day of lectures and one-half day of experts presenting unusual neuro-ophthalmology cases, and participate in one-half day of neuro-ophthalmology case presentations to experts.

6th Annual Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Review

Sept. 25-27, 2014, in Amelia Island, Fla.
This course provides an update across all major areas of vascular neurology, including management of acute ischemic stroke, brain hemorrhage, and symptomatic and asymptomatic vascular lesions, including arteriovenous malformations, cavernous malformations, cerebral aneurysms and carotid stenosis. A neurovascular ultrasound workshop is available.

Practical Clinical Neurology Update

Oct. 20-23, 2014, in Orlando, Fla.
Designed for internal medicine physicians, family practice physicians, nurse practitioners and registered nurses, this course includes case-based presentations of a comprehensive group of neurologic disorders topics. Presentations focus on clinical evaluation and treatment of common neurologic problems. Videotapes of real and mock patients are used.

Parkinson's Disease & Other Movement Disorders for the Practitioner — 2014

Nov. 7-8, 2014, in Phoenix
This review focuses on Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders with an emphasis on diagnosis and management issues that commonly confront the clinician. Lectures, case presentations, question-and-answer sessions and video vignettes provide comprehensive coverage.

See all Neurology and Neurologic Surgery Continuous Professional Development courses

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