about tools for living with ALS, presented by clinic team members from
the UCI Health ALS and Neuromuscular Center, and promising developments
in ALS research, presented by members of the California ALS Research
Saturday, January 12, 2019 Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center University of California, Irvine 845 Health Sciences Road, Irvine, CA 92697
1:30 - 2:00 p.m. Registration, Light Refreshments, and Resource Exhibits
2:00 - 6:00 p.m. Event Program
Ali Habib, MD “Top five Medications for Symptom Management in ALS"
Tahseen Mozaffar, MD “Radicava, Should I be on it?"
Namita A. Goyal, MD “Clinical trials: What is in the Pipeline?"
Poster presentations from the winners of the 2019 Barber ALS Research Award
Patrick Tierney, RPT "Useful Tips for Exercise and Adaptive Equipment"
Nadia Araujo, MS, CCC-SLP “Insightful Modifications to Speech and Swallowing Difficulty”
Melanie Meton, RN “Coordinating your Care with ALS"
Clive Svendsen, PhD Chair, California ALS Research Network; Director, Cedars-Sinai RMI
Richard Smith, MD, Director, Center for Neurologic Study
Leslie Thompson, PhD, Chancellor’s Professor, University of California, Irvine
event is offered free-of-charge and is open to the public. Free parking
is located in front of the building. There will be opportunities for
the public to ask questions directly of the presenters. Volunteers will be on hand to assist people with ALS and their families.
Please register onsite at this event or contact Stacy Roberts, Care Services Administrative Assistant at (818) 865-8067 x 237 or CareServices@alsagoldenwest.org
The ALS Association Golden West Chapter hosts "Ask the
Experts" educational symposiums in our service area and online throughout the year.
Participants have an opportunity to hear presentations and ask
questions about important aspects in clinical care and promising
developments in research from some of the top ALS specialists and
researchers in the world. These community events are open to the public and presented free-of-charge. For more information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Previous Ask the Experts Events:
Saturday, February 17, 2018 - Honolulu
We held our educational symposium “Ask
the Experts: Thriving with ALS” at the Kaiser Moanalua Medical Center
Auditorium in Honolulu, Hawaii. The event featured national speakers as well as local ALS
experts who discussed important aspects of clinical care and relevant ALS
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - Palo Alto
Watch “Ask the Experts- Help for Today/ Hope for Tomorrow,” which was held at the Li Ka Shing Center Conference Center at Stanford
University in Palo Alto. This educational symposium featured practical tools for living with ALS,
presented by multidisciplinary ALS clinic team members from Stanford
University, as well as important research developments from members of
the California ALS Research Network.
To view other past "Ask the Experts" symposiums in California and Hawaii, please visit our online library.