Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair 2018

Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair 2018

Join us for the 8th Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair: Celebrating Research, Patient Care, and Education. This one day event will take place on Monday, November 12, 2018, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

This event is sponsored by the Les Turner ALS Center at Northwestern Medicine. Professionals, and patients and families affected by ALS are welcome.


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

Keynote Speaker

Merit Cudkowicz, MD, MSc
Chief, Neurology Service
Co-Director, Neuromuscular Division, Massachusetts General Hospital
Julianne Dorn Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Symposium Agenda
8 a.m.: Poster Session open* (refreshments will be provided)
*poster session will remain open throughout the symposium.
9 – 10:50 a.m.: Research Session featuring: Scott Brady, MD; Robert G. Kalb, MD; Evangelos Kiskinis, PhD; Jeffrey A. Loeb, MD, PhD; Hande Ozdinler, PhD; Raymond P. Roos, MD; and Teepu Siddique, MD
10:50 - 11:00 a.m.: Break/Refreshments
11:00 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. Merit Cudkowicz, MD MSc
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: Senda Ajroud-Driss, MD; Merit Cudkowicz, MD, MSc; Colin Franz, MD, PhD; Robert G. Kalb, MD; and Lisa Wolfe, MD

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 Morgan Kinsinger via email or at 312-503-3936 for more information about the event.