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The 5th Annual Canadian Neuroradiology Course

Pediatric – Tumours – Neurodegenerative & Adult Metabolic Disorders  

November  11-13, 2022
Virtual Conference


Pacific Time (PT)
Welcome and Introduction Jason Shewchuk, Vancouver UBC
Moderator Will Guest
Time Topic Speaker
Pacific Time (PT) CNS Tumours I
8:00-8:30 Intra-Axial – Gliomas Stuart Currie, Leeds UK BSNR
8:30-9:00 Intra-Axial – Not Gliomas Nazir Khan, Hamilton McMaster
9:00-9:20 Extra-Axial – Sella and Middle Cranial Fossa David Volders, Halifax Dalhousie
9:20-9:40 Extra-Axial – Pineal and Posterior Fossa Will Guest, Vancouver UofT
9:40-10:00 Coffee/Questions/Discussion
10:00-10:30 Intraventricular Tumours Jason Shewchuk, Vancouver UBC
10:30-11:00 Spectroscopy Thanh Nguyen, Ottawa UofO
11:00-11:30 Diffusion and Perfusion Imaging Marco Essig, Winnipeg UofM
11:30-12:00 Functional MRI Harpreet Hyare, London UK BSNR
12:00-13:00 Lunch
CNS Tumours II
13:00-13:30 Neuropathology for the Radiologist Stephen Yip, Vancouver UBC
13:30-14:00 What the Surgeon Wants to Know From Us Peter Gooderham, Vancouver UBC
14:00-14:30 Tumour and Brain Response to Treatment Elaine NiMhurchu, Vancouver UBC
14:30-14:50 Coffee/Questions/Discussion
14:50-15:30 Spinal Tumours Manas Sharma, London ON Western
15:30-16:15 CASES: Tumours  – ARS Jason Shewchuk, Vancouver UBC
16:15-17:00 CASES: Conditions Mimicking Tumours – ARS Timo Krings, Toronto UofT
BSNR = British Society of Neuroradiology  
Pacific Time (PT)
Welcome Jason Shewchuk, Vancouver UBC
Moderator Makabongwe Tambo and Anvita Pauranik
Time  Topic Speaker
Pacific Time (PT) Embryology and Malformations
8:00-8:25 Embryology and Malformations of the Spine and Spinal Cord Caroline Lacroix, Montreal Montreal
8:25-8:50 A Systematic Approach to Posterior Fossa Malformations Elka Miller, Ottawa CHEO
8:50-9:15 Fetal MRI – interesting and instructive neuro cases Denise Pugash, Vancouver BCCH
9:15-9:35 Rationale for Epilepsy Surgery Mandeep Tamber, Vancouver BCCH
9:35-10:00 Pediatric Epilepsy –  ‘A drop in the ocean’ Makabongwe Tambo, Vancouver BCCH
10:00-10:20 Coffee/Questions/Discussion
Anatomy + Physiology
10:20-10:45 CSF: Hydrocephalus Glymphaptic system Birgit Ertl-Wagner, Toronto SICKKIDs
10:45-11:10 Checklist approach to interpreting pediatric neuro MRI Anvita Pauranik, Vancouver BCCH
11:10-11:35 Pediatric Head and Neck Malignancies Ravi Bhargava, Edmonton Edmonton
11:35-12:00 Pediatric Head and Neck Disorders – Benign Samantha Gerrie, Vancouver BCCH
12:00-12:30 Pediatric Neuro-inflammatory Conditions Mark Halverson, Philadelphia CHOP
12:30-13:00 Lunch
Pediatric Disease I
13:00-13:30 Pediatric CNS Infections Xing Chang Wei, Alberta Calgary
13:30-14:00 Pediatric Brain Tumors: Infratentorial Suzanne Laughlin, Toronto Sickkids
14:00-14:30 The Neurocutenous Syndromes Elysa Widjaja, Toronto Sickkids
14:30-15:00 Pediatric Accidental and Non-accidental Trauma Nagwa Wilson, Ottawa CHEO
15:00-15:30 Neonatal cranial ultrasound Julie Hurteau, Ottawa CHEO
15:30-15:40 Coffee/Questions/Discussion
Pedistric Disease II
15:40-16:10 Pediatric AIS Kshitij Mankad, London UK GOSH
16:10-16:35 HIE Helen Branson, Toronto Sickkids
16:35-17:00 Pediatric Vascular Diseases Carmen Parra-Farinas  Sickkids
17:00-17:30 Inborn Errors of Metabolism/Leukodystrophies Nina Stein, Hamilton McMaster
17:30-17:40 Questions/Discussion
Pacific Time (PT)
Welcome Jason Shewchuk, Vancouver UBC
Moderator Farahna Sabiq
Time  Topic Speaker
Pacific Time (PT) Neurodegenerative and Adult Metabolic
8:10-8:45 Neurodegenerative Diseases Sapna Rawal, Montreal McGill
8:45-9:15 Adult Hypoxic-Ishemic Injury and Brain Death Manish Joshi, Calgary UofC
9:15-10:00 Toxic and Adult Metabolic Conditions Danny Mandell, Toronto UofT
10:00-10:30 Coffee/Questions/Discussion
Imaging For…
10:30-11:00 Epilepsy Matthias Schmidt, Halifax Dalhousie
11:00-11:30 Intracranial Hypotension and Hypertension Axel Rohr, Vancouver UBC
11:30-12:00 Pulsatile Tinnitus Fabio Settecase, Vancouver UBC
12:00-12:30 Cranial Nerve pathology Laila Alshafai, Toronto UofT
12:30-13:30 Voluntary Mock Neuroradiology Exam James Scott, Calgary UofC

Following this course, the participant will:

  1. Be able to add value to imaging studies relating to CNS tumours.
  2. Be more comfortable reporting Pediatric Neuroradiology imaging studies.
  3. Have a better understanding of adult Metabolic and Degenerative Disorders.

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