Friday-Saturday, September 9-10, 2011
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute
2nd Floor Auditorium
6670 Bertner, Houston, TX 77030
This course is designed to give a comprehensive review of the most current as well as emerging ideas in the field of neuroscience with an emphasis on genetics, heredity, and future gene therapies. Following the completion of the Human Genome last century, this century will see unprecedented discoveries in the field of neurogenetics that will lead to the explosion of gene-based therapies for previously incurable neurological diseases. In-depth discussion will also take place on the treatment and possible prevention of stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, ALS, and Parkinson’s disease. The goal of this course is to encompass both medical and surgical therapies that constitute the cutting-edge of the clinical practice in neurology and neurosurgery. The exciting future of genomics and proteinomics will be presented as they advance from research labs into clinical reality.
$150 Physician assistant
$100 Nurse and Other HCP
Houston Marriott at the Texas Medical Center
6580 Fannin St., Houston, Texas 77030
A limited block of rooms have been reserved at the Houston Marriott at the Texas Medical Center. Please identify yourself with the Neurology Conference when making reservations in order to get the special group rate ($129.00 single/double). A limited number of rooms have been reserved at this rate on a space available basis. The deadline to receive this rate is August 9, 2011, unless the room block has already been filled.
RESERVE YOUR ROOM EARLY by calling 1-800-228-9290
Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements
The Methodist Hospital System® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Methodist Hospital System designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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