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2020 AANEM Annual Meeting Flyer

Plenary Sessions

The 2020 AANEM Annual Meeting Plenary Topic will be "Emergent Therapies in Neuromuscular Diseases."

John Day, MD, PhD - Olney Lecture
Lecture Topic - Art, Science and Engineering of Outcome Measures for Neuromuscular Disease

  • Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
    Director, Division of Neuromuscular Medicine, Stanford University

Charlotte Sumner, MD
Lecture Topic – The Success and Challenges of Gene Targeted Therapeutics in SMA

  • Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Craig McDonald, MD
Lecture Topic – Dystrophinopathy

  • Professor and Chair
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Professor of Pediatrics
    Director of MDA Neuromuscular Disease Clinics
    UC Davis

Gil Wolfe, MD - Reiner Lecture
Lecture Topic – Therapeutic Landscape and Novel Therapies for Myasthenia Gravis

  • University at Buffalo Department of Neurology, Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
  • Professor and Chairman, Irvin and Rosemary Smith Chair of Neurology

Luis Querol, MD, PhD
Lecture Topic -
Antibodies in Inflammatory Neuropathies: What to Test, How to Test, Why to Test

  • Attending Neurologist, Neuromuscular BCN, Barcelona, Spain

Carolina Barnett-Tapia, MD, PhD Surinderjit Singh Young Lectureship Award Speaker

Lecture Topic - Assessing New Health Technologies/Treatments

  • Assistant Professor, Neurology, Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Physician - Active Staff, Division of Neurology, University Health Network
  • Member, Medical Advisory Board, Myasthenia Gravis Society of Canada, Canada
  • Assistant Professor, Institute Health policy, Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Merit Cudkowicz, MD - 
Lambert Lecture

​Lecture Topic - ALS Therapeutics:  New Treatments and New Approaches

  • Chief, Neurology Department, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Director, Sean Ml Healey & AMG Center for ALS
  • Director, Neurological Clinical Research Institute






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