Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair

Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair

Join us for the 7th Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair: Celebrating Research, Patient Care, and Education. This one day event will take place on Monday, November 6, 2017, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

This event is sponsored by the Les Turner ALS Research and Patient Center at Northwestern Medicine.


Prentice Women’s Hospital
Conference Room L, 3rd Floor
250 E. Superior Street
Chicago, Illinois

Keynote Speaker

Christopher Henderson, PhD
Vice President of Neurology Research
Biogen, Inc.

Symposium Agenda

8 a.m.: Poster Session open* (refreshments will be provided)
*poster session will remain open throughout the symposium.
9 - 11 a.m.: Research Session
11 - 11:15 a.m.: Break/Refreshments
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Research Session (cont.)
12:30 - 1:30 pm: Lunch in Atrium
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.: Keynote Speaker - Dr. Christopher Henderson
2:30 - 2:45 p.m.: Break/Refreshments
2:45 - 2:50 p.m.: Les Turner ALS Foundation Video Presentation
2:50-3:50 p.m.: Ask the Experts Clinical Panel, featuring: Drs. Senda Ajroud-Driss, MD, Christopher Henderson, PhD, Lisa Kinsley, MS, CGC, and Lisa Wolfe, MD
4:00pm: Closing Remarks

Please note: There is no participation fee associated with attending the Symposium, but we encourage attendees to make a donation to ALS research.


Parking available with validation.

For More Information

Contact Pembe Hande Ozdinler, PhD, via email or Suzanne Pressler via email or at 312-503-3936 for more information about the event.