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Plenary sessions, symposia and focus groups talks at the ICNC2010


The plenary sessions, symposia and focus groups talks at the ICNC2010 held in Cairo, Egypt May 2-7, 2010 can be viewed here. 

Opening of the 1st African Paediatric Neurology Association (APNA)

  • Child neurology services across Africa [view]
    Jo Wilmshurst, South Africa
Children at Risk Everywhere (CARE) symposium


  • Evaluation of early social deprivation in orphans with PET scans and DTI [ view ]
    Harry Chugani, USA
  • Orphans of HIV [view]
    Jo Wilmshurst, South Africa

Focus Groups


  • International Metabolic Myopathies Focus Group [ view ]
    Ingrid Tein, Canada
Symposia topics
Epilepsy return
  • Side effects of anti-epileptic drugs [view]
    Lieven Lagae, Belgium
  • Does the epilepsy classification scheme predict the type of associated cognitive problems? [view]
    Lieven Lagae, Belgium
  • Malformations of cortical development and epilepsy [view]
    Marilisa M. Guerreiro, Brazil
Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Disabilities return
  • Changes in conceptualization of Mental Retardation/Intellectual Disability [view]
    Lieven Lagae, Belgium
  • New technologies in the evaluation of global developmental delay and intellectual disability. The example of microarray [view]
    Michael Shevell, Canada
Traumatic Brain Injury and neuroprotection return
  • Use of neuroimaging for outcome prediction after traumatic brain injury [view]
    Stephen Ashwal, USA
Neurometabolic/Defects in bioenergetic metabolism return
  • Advances in Fatty acid oxidation disorders and new therapies [view]
    Ingrid Tein, Canada
  • Approach to acute metabolic encephalopathies [view]
    Linda De Meirleir, Belgium
  • Pyruvate dehydrogenase and pyruvate carboxylase deficiencies [view]
    Linda De Meirleir, Belgium
  • Novel treatment advances in Mitochondrial disorders [view]
    Salvatore G DiMauro, USA
  • Pathophysiology of mitochondrial disorders [view]
    Salvatore G DiMauro, USA

Advances in neuroimaging

  • Advances in PET Scanning of Pediatric Neurologic disorders [view]
    Harry Chugani, USA

Infectious diseases of the CNS

  • CNS HIV infections [ view]
    Jo Wilmshurst, South Africa
  • Burden of Neurological complications of HIV in children [view]
    Jo Wilmshurst, South Africa


Muscular Dystrophies return
  • Pathogenesis of muscular dystrophies [ view ]
    Francesco Muntoni, UK
Childhood Headache return
  • Atypical migraine and recent evidence of linkage with channelopathies [view]
    Ian A Wilkinson, Australia
Cerebral Palsy return
  • Insights from a Population-Based Cerebral Palsy Registry: Relationships Between Neurologic Subtype, Gross Motor Severity & Co-Morbidities [view]
    Michael Shevell, Canada
  • Cerebral Palsy: Meet the Expert . A Case Presentation [view]
    Michael Shevell, Canada
Genetics return
  • Genetics / Environment interactions for human development [view]
    Takao Takahashi, Japan
Sleep & Locomotion return
  • Sleep and locomotion - Their importance in the development of the brain [view]
    Masaya Segawa, Japan
Neurotransmitter Disorders return
  • Approach to neurotransmitter disorders [view]
    Masaya Segawa & Yoshiko Nomura, Japan