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Behavioral and Psychological Changes in Demyelinating Conditions

August 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

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About our Guest Speakers


Lana Harder, PhD, ABPP

Dr. Lana Harder completed her doctoral training at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas and completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. She completed her post-doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Since 2008, Dr. Harder has served as a Clinical Neuropsychologist at Children’s Medical Center Dallas (CMCD) and as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology and specializes in the neuropsychological evaluation of pediatric patients, from infancy to young adults, with disorders of the central nervous system. Dr. Harder serves as the neuropsychologist for the CMCD Pediatric Demyelinating Diseases Clinic. Research interests include cognitive and psychosocial outcomes for pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS), transverse myelitis, including acute flaccid myelitis (TM and AFM), acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM), clinically isolated syndrome (CIS), and neuromyelitis optica (NMO).



Cynthia Wang, MD

Cynthia Wang is an autoimmune neurology fellow at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, supported by SRNA’s James T. Lubin clinician-scientist fellowship award. She completed a pediatric neurology residency at the University of Michigan where she developed interest in rare neuro-immunological disorders in children. Her fellowship training thus far has involved seeing adult and pediatric patients with TM, ADEM, NMO, and ON with Dr. Benjamin Greenberg and his team. Her primary research interest is in immune-mediated and demyelinating central nervous system conditions in children, particularly ADEM. Her current research project involves studying the long-term neuropsychological and quality of life outcomes in ADEM.

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Details

Date:
August 13
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Event Category:

Venue

Online

Organizer

SRNA
Phone:
+1 (855) 380-3330
Email:
info@wearesrna.org
Website:
wearesrna.org

Details

Date:
August 13
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Event Category:

Venue

Online

Organizer

SRNA
Phone:
+1 (855) 380-3330
Email:
info@wearesrna.org
Website:
wearesrna.org