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Stanford University


Saturday, January 20, 2018

Li Ka Shing Conference Center, Room LK 101 and LK 102
Stanford University, 291 Campus Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94305

Registration & Light Refreshments: 1:30 2:00 pm
Program: 2:00
5:30 pm

Help for Today: Tools for Living with ALS
Presented by multidisciplinary ALS clinic team members from Stanford University

Advances in Respiratory Assistive Devices for ALS
Michelle Cao, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Sleep Medicine

Swallowing and Saliva Management in ALS
Neelam Goyal, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences
Sarah Stranberg, MA CCC-SLP, Speech & Language Pathologist

Introduction to the Genetics of ALS
Jacinda Sampson, MD, PhD, Neurogeneticist

Radicava: Putting the Pieces Together
Connie Wolford, MSN, FNP-BC, Neuromuscular Nurse Practitioner

Hope for Tomorrow: Advancing the Search for a Cure
Presented by members of the California ALS Research Network

Lucie Bruijn, PhD, MBA,
Chief Scientist, The ALS Association

John W. Day, MD, PhD,
Director, Neuromuscular Disorders Program and Professor of Neurology & Neurological Sciences, Pediatrics & Pathology, Stanford Medicine

Aaron Gitler, PhD,
Professor of Genetics, Stanford University Medical School

Robert Baloh, MD, PhD,
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Neurology

For questions or more information, please contact Stacy Roberts, Care Services Assistant
 at 818-865-8067 or

For a downloadable flyer about this event, click here.  Please use these links for a detailed parking map and driving directions.



Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Li Ka Shing Conference Center, Room LK 101 and LK 102
291 Campus Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94305

This event does not require an RSVP.