Our meeting is the place to learn about the latest international research across specialties in peripheral neuropathy. As the largest peripheral nerve meeting globally, it is the premier venue to connect with your peers.

Program

Schedule-at-a-Glance

View the preliminary schedule-at-a-glance (PDF). The schedule will continue to be updated as additional speakers are confirmed for the meeting. Please check back often for the latest updates.

Featured Speakers

View featured speakers. This page will continue to be updated as additional speakers are confirmed for the meeting.

Industry Sponsored Symposia

View upcoming symposia programming from our industry partners.

Lunches with the Experts

Get advice from senior peripheral nerve clinicians and researchers at our annual Lunch with the Experts roundtable sessions. These 1-hour sessions are held over lunch (Sunday – Tuesday) and are designed for junior investigators. The sessions are uniquely designed to create a space for participants to discuss funding opportunities, career paths, and more in small groups with peripheral nerve experts. Registration is FREE, but pre-registration is required.

Lunches with the Experts

Get advice from senior peripheral nerve clinicians and researchers at our annual Lunch with the Experts roundtable sessions. These 1-hour sessions are held over lunch (Sunday – Tuesday) and are designed for junior investigators. The sessions are uniquely designed to create a space for participants to discuss funding opportunities, career paths, and more in small groups with peripheral nerve experts. Registration is FREE, but pre-registration is required.

Thank you to our Dedicated Committees

The PNS is grateful for the dedication of our committee volunteers without whom this meeting would not be a success. Meet the members of our Scientific Program Committee who lead program development, abstract selection, and ensure an interesting and diverse slate of speakers. Also, meet the members of the Local Organizing Committee in Montreal who advise on logistics, reception venues, and travel information, ensuring that visiting delegates not only enjoy the congress, but their time in Montrèal as well.

Scientific Program Committee Chairs

Local Organizing Committee Chairs

Marina Kennerson, BSc, MSc, PhD
Marina Kennerson, BSc, MSc, PhD

ANZAC Research Institute, Concord, Australia

Nortina Shahrizaila, MD, PhD
Nortina Shahrizaila, MD, PhD

University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Angela Genge, MD
Angela Genge, MD

Montrèal Neurological Institute, Montrèal, QC, Canada

Rami Massie, MD
Rami Massie, MD

McGill Unviersity, Montrèal, QC, Canada

Scientific Program Committee Members-at-Large

Vice Chairs

Kathrin Doppler, MD, University Hospital Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
Vincent Timmerman, MSc, PhD, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Past Chairs

Kleopas Kleopa, MD, FAAN, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus
Daniela Menichella, MD, PhD, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA

Clinical Highlights Chairs

Vera Fridman, MD, University of Colorado Anschultz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO, USA
Luis Querol, MD, PhD, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain

Basic Science Highlights Chairs

Albena Jordanova, PhD, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
Helmar Lehmann, MD, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Junior Committee Representatives

Paola Alberti MD, PhD, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy
Kathryn Moss, PhD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

EAN Representative

Davide Pareyson, MD, Carlo Besta Neurological Institute IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy

Members-at-Large

Anthony Antonellis, PhD, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Ivana Basta, MD, PhD, University Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
Robert Hadden, PhD, FRCP, BM, BCh, King’s College Hospital, London, UK
David Herrmann, MBBCh, MD, University of Rochester NY Rochester, NY, USA
Rita Horvath, MD, PhD, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Haruki Koike, MD, PhD, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
Noah Kolb, MD, University of Vermont, Vermont, USA
Wolfgang Pernice, PhD, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Theodore Price, PhD, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, USA
Mario Saporta, MD, PhD, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
Douglas Wright, PhD, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA

Junior Committee Chairs

Kathryn Moss, PhD
Kathryn Moss, PhD

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

Chair

Paola Alberti, MD, PhD
Paola Alberti, MD, PhD

University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy

Vice Chair

Junior Committee Members-at-Large

Alanood Alsolaihim, MD, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Asta Arendt-Tranholm, PhD, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, USA
Roberto Bellanti, MD, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Nicolas Dubuisson, MD, PhD, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Belgium
Gorka Fernandez-Eulate, MD, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris, France
Alexia Kagiava, PhD, MSc, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus
Luisa Kreß, MD, University Hospital Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
Bipasha Mukherjee-Clavin, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Y. Muralidhar Reddy, MD, Care Hospital, Hyderabad, India
Camila Pupe, PhD, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Scientific Program Committee Chairs

Scientific Program Committee Members-at-Large

Vice Chairs

Kathrin Doppler, MD, University Hospital Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
Vincent Timmerman, MSc, PhD, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Past Chairs

Kleopas Kleopa, MD, FAAN, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus
Daniela Menichella, MD, PhD, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA

Clinical Highlights Chairs

Vera Fridman, MD, University of Colorado Anschultz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO, USA
Luis Querol, MD, PhD, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain

Basic Science Highlights Chairs

Albena Jordanova, PhD, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
Helmar Lehmann, MD, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Junior Committee Representatives

Paola Alberti MD, PhD, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy
Kathryn Moss, PhD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

EAN Representative

Davide Pareyson, MD, Carlo Besta Neurological Institute IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy

Members-at-Large

Anthony Antonellis, PhD, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Ivana Basta, MD, PhD, University Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
Robert Hadden, PhD, FRCP, BM, BCh, King’s College Hospital, London, UK
David Herrmann, MBBCh, MD, University of Rochester NY Rochester, NY, USA
Rita Horvath, MD, PhD, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Haruki Koike, MD, PhD, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
Noah Kolb, MD, University of Vermont, Vermont, USA
Wolfgang Pernice, PhD, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Theodore Price, PhD, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, USA
Mario Saporta, MD, PhD, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
Douglas Wright, PhD, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA

Local Organizing Committee Chairs

Local Organizing Committee Members-at-Large

Junior Committee Chairs

Junior Committee Members-at-Large

Alanood Alsolaihim, MD, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Asta Arendt-Tranholm, PhD, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, USA
Roberto Bellanti, MD, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Nicolas Dubuisson, MD, PhD, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Belgium
Gorka Fernandez-Eulate, MD, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris, France
Alexia Kagiava, PhD, MSc, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus
Luisa Kreß, MD, University Hospital Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
Bipasha Mukherjee-Clavin, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Y. Muralidhar Reddy, MD, Care Hospital, Hyderabad, India
Camila Pupe, PhD, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Scientific Program Committee Chairs

Marina Kennerson, BSc, MSc, PhD
Marina Kennerson, BSc, MSc, PhD

ANZAC Research Institute, Concord, Australia

Nortina Shahrizaila, MD, PhD
Nortina Shahrizaila, MD, PhD

University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Scientific Program Committee Members-at-Large

Vice Chairs

Kathrin Doppler, MD, University Hospital Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
Vincent Timmerman, MSc, PhD, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Past Chairs

Kleopas Kleopa, MD, FAAN, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus
Daniela Menichella, MD, PhD, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA

Clinical Highlights Chairs

Vera Fridman, MD, University of Colorado Anschultz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO, USA
Luis Querol, MD, PhD, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain

Basic Science Highlights Chairs

Albena Jordanova, PhD, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
Helmar Lehmann, MD, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Junior Committee Representatives

Paola Alberti MD, PhD, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy
Kathryn Moss, PhD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

EAN Representative

Davide Pareyson, MD, Carlo Besta Neurological Institute IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy

Members-at-Large

Anthony Antonellis, PhD, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Ivana Basta, MD, PhD, University Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
Robert Hadden, PhD, FRCP, BM, BCh, King’s College Hospital, London, UK
David Herrmann, MBBCh, MD, University of Rochester NY Rochester, NY, USA
Rita Horvath, MD, PhD, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Haruki Koike, MD, PhD, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
Noah Kolb, MD, University of Vermont, Vermont, USA
Wolfgang Pernice, PhD, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Theodore Price, PhD, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, USA
Mario Saporta, MD, PhD, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
Douglas Wright, PhD, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA

Local Organizing Committee Chairs

Angela Genge, MD
Angela Genge, MD

Montrèal Neurological Institute, Montrèal, QC, Canada

Rami Massie, MD
Rami Massie, MD

McGill Unviersity, Montrèal, QC, Canada

Local Organizing Committee Members-at-Large

Junior Committee Chairs

Kathryn Moss , PhD
Kathryn Moss , PhD

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

Chair

Paola Alberti, MD, PhD
Paola Alberti, MD, PhD

University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy

Vice Chair

Junior Committee Members-at-Large

Alanood Alsolaihim, MD, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Asta Arendt-Tranholm, PhD, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, USA
Roberto Bellanti, MD, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Nicolas Dubuisson, MD, PhD, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Belgium
Gorka Fernandez-Eulate, MD, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris, France
Alexia Kagiava, PhD, MSc, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus
Luisa Kreß, MD, University Hospital Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
Bipasha Mukherjee-Clavin, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Y. Muralidhar Reddy, MD, Care Hospital, Hyderabad, India
Camila Pupe, PhD, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil