NYU Langone experts joined other world leaders in Denver for six days of innovation, education, and networking at the 2024 annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology.

Below are some highlights of the more than 50 presentations featuring NYU Langone physicians and researchers. For a full list of presentations, please visit the AAN website.

Saturday, April 13

Benefits and Perils of Skiing: From Mental Well-being and Longevity to Ski Boot Compression Syndrome
Presenter: Shae Datta, MD
Time: 2:15–3:00PM

Sunday, April 14

Introducing the Mobile Integrated Cognitive Kit (MICK) App for Rapid Visual Assessment in a Youth Ice Hockey League for Concussion
Session: P2 – Poster Session 2
Presenter: Sara Hyman
NYU Langone authors: Mason M. Blacker, Christina Marini, Samarah Ahmed, Ruby Ross, Mitchell Jarmol, Scott N. Grossman, MD, Steven L. Galetta, MD, Laura J. Balcer, MD
Time: 11:45AM–12:45PM

Infection Rates Associated with Anti-CD20 Treatment in Pediatric Onset Multiple Sclerosis
Session: S7 – Multiple Sclerosis: Special Populations and Non-MS CNS Neuroinflammatory Disease
Presenter: Lauren Seidman
NYU Langone authors: Nadine Azmy, Anna Sosa, Ugo Nwigwe, Kimberly A. O’Neill, MD, Lauren B. Krupp, MD
Time: 4:30–4:42PM

Monday, April 15

Multi-institutional Study of Neurologic Outcomes in People with Multiple Sclerosis Who Are Treated with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors for Oncologic Indications
Session: PL4 – Contemporary Clinical Issues
NYU Langone authors: Hannah Kopinsky, MD, Ilya Kister, MD
Time: 10:15–10:25AM

Controversies in Contact Sports: Would you let your kid play?
Session: SS5 – AAN Section Spotlight: Neurologic Overlap in Persistent Post-Concussion Syndrome, Sleep, and Headaches
Presenter: Shae Datta, MD
Time: 12:00–1:00PM

Scientific Platform Session
Neuronal Microstructure and Glymphatic System Integrity in Migraine Patients Assessed with High-gradient Diffusion MRI
Session: S20 – Hot Topics in Headache
Presenter: Melanie Li, MD
NYU Langone author: Katharina Eikermann-Haerter, MD
Time: 4:18–4:30PM

Wednesday, April 17

Measuring Burnout and Practices of Appreciation Within a Neurology Department: Identifying Prevalence and Shaping Solutions
Session: S39 – Broadening the Scope of Medical Education in Neurology
Presenter: Sara Hyman
NYU Langone authors: Daniel De Souza, Laura J. Balcer, MD, Neil A. Busis, MD
Time: 4:54–5:06PM

Thursday, April 18

Binocular Visual Function Testing in an Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) Cohort: Low-contrast Letter Acuity and Rapid Automatized Naming (RAN) Tasks of MULES and SUN
Session: S40 – Neuro-ophthalmology/Neuro-otology
Presenter: Lauren Seidman
NYU Langone authors: Sara Hyman, Steven L. Galetta, MD, Arjun V. Masurkar, MD, PhD, Laura J. Balcer, MD
Time: 2:00–2:12PM