2017 Annual Meeting

Thank you for your participation in our 2017 Annual Meeting!. We had a great meeting with excellent speakers, poster presentations and a great turnout with more than 90 participants registered. We hope you enjoy the Meeting and had a great experience both personal and professional.

You will receive an email from the Massachusetts Medical Society in the following days including instructions to claim your CME certificate.

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Poster Session

Thank you to all trainees from all programs in Massachusetts who presented their outstanding work at the MNA poster session. A total of 17 posters were received of which 14 were accepted for presentation at the meeting.

Keep up the good work, we look forward to your participation in future poster sessions!

Accepted Abstracts

(Abstracts appear in the order they were received. Click on each title to open the abstract.)

1. The Association Between the Self-Administered Gerocognitive Exam (SAGE) and Clock Drawing Test (CDT) in a Suburban Memory Clinic 

2. Diagnostic Accuracy of Electromyography Referrals, with a Focus on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 

3. Atrial Fibrillation is Associated with a Distinct White Matter Hyperintensity Lesion Pattern on MRI in Patients Presenting with Embolic stroke (Awarded 1st Place)

4. Electroencephalography (EEG) findings in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) patients followed at an outpatient neuro-infectious disease clinic 

5. Miller Fisher Syndrome Preceded by Streptococcal Pharyngitis and Polymyalgia Successfully Treated with Plasmapheresis (Awarded 3rd Place)

6. Cerebral Venous Thrombosis in the Absence of Headache and Focal Neurological Deficits 

7. Rescue Medications in Epilepsy Patients: A Family Perspective 

8. Longitudinal and Cross Sectional Study of Adipocytokine and Vitamin D in Multiple Sclerosis Patients Treated with Dimethyl Fumarate (DMF) 

9. Agreement analysis comparing iPad LCVA and Sloan testing in multiple sclerosis patients 

10. Evidence of Small-fiber Neuropathy in two patients with unexplained Genital Sensory loss and Sensory Urinary Cystopathy 

11. Diskogenic bony spur as a cause of intractable intracranial hypotension headache: case report and review of the literature 

12. Retrospective Analysis of Intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (IV-tPA) for Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS) in HIV-infected adults 

13. Dermatomyositis as paraneoplastic manifestation of tonsillar squamous cell carcinoma 

14. Removing endogenous Appl enhances neurotoxicity induced by human α-synuclein in Drosophila (Awarded 2nd Place) 

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