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2019 MDA Engage Myasthenia Gravis (MG) Symposium

Saturday, November 2, 2019MDA Engage Logo
Registration: 8:30 AM
Event: 9:15am-5:00pm (lunch included)

There will be a social gathering the evening before on Friday, November 1st, from 6:30 - 8:00pm.

Event Location:
Millennium Hotel Durham
2800 Campus Walk Avenue
Durham, NC 27705

There is no cost to attend the event, however, registration is required.

Registration has Closed

Event Chair: Dr. James F. Howard Jr., Chief of Neuromuscular Disorders, University of North Carolina Hospitals

Agenda

  • Keynote Presentation 
    • Dr. James F. Howard Jr., Chief of Neuromuscular Disorders, University of North Carolina Hospitals
  • MG and Pregnancy
    • Dr. Janice M. Massey, Neurologist, Duke University
  • Clinical Trials
    • Dr. Manisha Chopra, Clinical Research Coordinator, University of North Carolina Hospitals
  • Best Practices in Clinical Care
    • Dr. Katherine M. Ruzhansky, EMG Lab Director, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Drug Development Roundtable
  • Family Panel
  • Navigating Community and Federal Resources
  • MDA Mission Spotlight
    • Sara Melton, Care & Clinical Services Specialist, MDA

Overnight Accommodations
There will be a social gathering for speakers and families the evening before on Friday, November 1st in the Alumni Room from 6:30 - 8:00pm. Individuals or families that are expecting to travel for the Symposium or wish to stay overnight at the Millennium Hotel, can do so at a discounted rate of $99 per night. If you would like to view the rooms available and reserve your room today, please click here. If an accessible room is needed, following your online reservation, please call the Millennium Hotel to confirm an accessible room for your reservation (919-383-8575).

MDA Thanks our sponsors:

  • Alexion
  • Momenta Pharma
  • Ra Pharma
  • Argenx

For questions reach out to: mdaengage@mdausa.org | 1-833-ASK-MDA1 (1-833-275-6321)