Call for Abstracts: 6th Fred J. Epstein International Symposium on New Horizons in Pediatric Neurology, Neurosurgery and Neurofibromatosis
March 15-19, 2015 Eilat, Israel
Deadline for poster submissions: December 15, 2014
The 6th Fred J. Epstein International Symposium on New Horizons in Pediatric Neurology, Neurosurgery and Neurofibromatosis will take place from March 15-19, 2015 in Eilat, Israel.
The program will be of a high scientific quality and incorporate a wide range of topics on key areas of child and adolescent neurology, including management of spasticity, high cognitive function ADHD/LD, perinatal neurology, movement disorders, epilepsy, neurofibromatosis, palliative care and pediatric neurosurgery.
Six specific workshops will form the core of the scientific program. In each, a leading expert in a particular field will give a keynote address, followed by other invited oral presentations. Participants wishing to present at the meeting, are invited to submit posters for review, which, if accepted, will be displayed throughout the meeting.
The meeting aims to perpetuate the spirit of ongoing dialogue and bridge the gap between international neurologists and neurosurgeons for the advancement of pediatric care of children and their families.
Following in the footsteps of Fred J. Epstein, the meeting will emphasize Fred's humanistic approach and include a special session on Humanism in Medicine and a poster competition on Palliative care, compassion, and ethical issues.
The Organizers welcome abstract submissions for poster presentation on the topics that are listed, but not limited to, those mentioned.
• Higher Cognitive Function – Language, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder- learning Disabilities (ADHD/LD)
• Management of Spasticity
• Movement Disorders
• Neuromuscular Disorders
• Neuro-oncology and Neurofibromatosis
• Palliative Care
• Pediatric Neurosurgery
• Perinatal Neurology
• Tuberous Sclerosis