Satellite Symposia

The ANA values the participation of our corporate partners and is supportive of the role that members of this community continue to play in our efforts to provide neurologists & neuroscientists with quality educational programs. These symposia are not part of the ANA official educational program and the sessions and content are not endorsed by ANA.

Session Title: Insights into Using Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack**

Sponsored By: Voxmedia; Commercial Supporter:  AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals


  • S. Claiborne Johnston, MD, PhD; University of Texas at Austin
  • Gregory Albers, MD; Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Brett Cucchiara, MD; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Deborah Diercks, MD; University of Texas Southwestern

Session Date: Saturday, October 16th, 2021

Session Time: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM EDT


Session Title: Exploring the Utility of Whole-Genome Sequencing for the Diagnosis and Management of White Matter Disorders**

Sponsored By: Illumina


  • Kayla J. Muirhead, MS, LCGC, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Holly Snyder, MS, LCGC, Illumina, Inc. 
  • Dr. Ryan Taft, PhD, Illumina, Inc. 

Session Date: Monday, October 18th, 2021

Session Time: 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM EDT


Session Title: Searching for the Power to Make More Memories in Early Stage Alzheimer's Disease: Can We Modify the Disease Pathway by Targeting Amyloid-β?**

Sponsored By: Answers in CME (This activity is supported by an educational grant from Biogen)


  • Marwan N. Sabbagh, MD, Cleveland Clinic
  • James E. Galvin, MD, MPH, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Lueva Demps, Alzheimer's Caregiver 

Session Date: Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

Session Time: 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM EDT


Session Title: Once-Daily ONGENTYS (opicapone) Capsules: An Early Levodopa/Carbidopa Partner for OFF Time in Parkinson's Disease**

Sponsored By: Neurocrine Biosciences


  • Dr. Fernando L. Pagan, MD, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
  • Brooke McCausland, Neurocrine Biosciences

Session Date: Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

Session Time: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM EDT

**This session is not available for AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)™, however, the sponsor may be accrediting this event independently. Please check the website for details closer to the date of the event.