10th International Child Neurology Congress

 June 11-16, 2006 - Montreal, Canada






Invited Speakers

Viral Infections of the CNS in Children: Prevention and Therapeutic Strategies
L.G. Epstein

Fetal Neuroimaging
R. Zimmerman

The Age-Dependent Epileptic Encephalopathy: A New Trend of Epileptology
S. Ohtahara

The Role of the Physician in Determining Care: A Thirty-Year Quest
J. Freeman

HIV-1 Infection of the Central Nervous System
L.G. Epstein

Neurocysticercosis in Children
P. Singhi

Tyrosine Hydroxylase Deficiency
G.F. Hoffmann

What’s New in the Congenital Myopathies?
M. Ryan

Congenital Muscular Dystrophies with Structural Brain Abnormalities: The Role of Brain MRI
J. Vajsar

Therapy and Outcome of Infants with Infantile Spasms
R. Riikonen

Overview of Outcomes for Children & Adolescents after Acquired Brain Injury
P. Rumney

Mechanisms of Toxicity in Mitochondrial Disease
B.H. Robinson

Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathies
M.M. Ryan

Creating a Neuro-Patient Resource Centre
E.B. Peterson

Genetics and Etiologic Diagnosis of Developmental Delay
E. Sherr

Genetic Polymorphisms in Preterm Brain Injury
W. Allan and L. Ment

White Matter Injury in Newborns with Congenital Heart Disease
S.P. Miller and P.S. McQuillen

Functional Imaging Studies in Dyslexia
S.E. Shaywitz and B.A. Shaywitz

Epileptic Encephalopathies in Children: Do Seizures Cause the Cognitive Impairment?
K.F.Y. Chan, Z.P. Jia, W.M. Burnham, M.A Cortez and O.C. Snead III

The Cerebellum and Eye Movements
M.S. Salman

The Cerebellar Cognitive Affective Syndrome and the Dysmetria of Thought Theory: Clinical Relevance for the Developing Brain
J.D. Schmahmann



Platform Presentations

Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous Midazolam for Status Epilepticus in Childhood: A Retrospective Multi-Center Study
K. Hayashi and M. Osawa

Activity of N-alkyl-b-valienamine as a Chemical Chaperone for b-glucosidase Mutants Associated with Gaucher Disease
K. Ohno, L. Ke, Z. Luan, T. Inoue, H. Ninomiya, E. Nanba and Y. Suzuki

Acute Confusional Migraine (ACM)A Review of 90 Cases Seen in Children and Adolescents (C/A)
J.R. Strain, Y. Guo and A.D. Rothner

The Cerebellum in Cerebral Palsy: A Commonly Overlooked but Frequently Involved Structure
J.B. Bodensteiner and S.D. Johnsen

Early Neurological Examination as a Predictor of Abnormal CAT/CLAMS and CP among Infants with Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy
D. El Metwally, S. Sharkawi and H. Saied

Post Gamma Knife Headache in Children and Adolescents
S. Maimone and A.D. Rothner

Trauma Triggered Migraine (TTM) in Children and Adolescents (C/A)
J.R. Strain, Y. Guo and A.D. Rothner




Motor Developmental Delay among Iranian Infants
Farin Soleimani and Mohammad Hosein Yahyapour

The Evaluation of Effective Factors in Infant Developmental Disorder
M.T. Joghataei and F. Soleimani

Polysomnographical Analysis in Sibling Cases of Vici Syndrome
R. Miyata, M. Hayashi, H. Sato, Y. Sugawara, T. Yui, S. Araki, T. Hasegawa, S. Doi and J. Kohyama

Morphological Differentiation of Marbled State in the Cerebral Cortex from Polymicrogyria
M. Hayashi, Y. Hachiya, K. Hamano, Y. Okoshi, I. Mina and K. Araki

A Case of Cardio-facio-cutaneous (CFC) Syndrome Associated with SIADH (Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone)
A. Koide, M. Kubota and A. Toyoizumi

High and Low Dose IVIG Therapy in GBS Children: A Comparison
Parvaneh Karimzadeh and Mohammad Ghofrani

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in a Patient with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
I.-C. Chou, A.-C. Chan, W.-T. Lee, C.-H. Tsai and F.-J. Tsai

Mitochondrial Disorders in Childhood
M.-H. Hu, C.-Y. Wang, L.-S. Ro, H.-S. Wang, P.-C. Hung, M.-L. Chou and K.-L. Lin

“Combo” Treatment for Children with Mitochondrial Myopathies.
Is It Effective in the Long Run?

S. Asghar, V. Vedanarayanan and J. Fratkin

Photomodulation of Cytochrome Oxidase
C. Amlie-Lefond, J. Eells, M. Wong-Riley, R. Das, M. Jett, J. VerHoeve and H. Whelan

Neuronal Apoptosis and Gray Matter Heterotopia in Microcephaly by Cytosine Arabinoside in Mice
T. Takano, S. Akahori, Y. Takeuchi and M. Ohno

Novel Mutations in the ABCD1 Gene of Two Taiwanese Patients with X-linked Adrenoleukodystrophy
J.-S. Liang, C.-C. Sung and J.-F. Lu

Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood (AHC): Rationale for the Use of Gammahydroxybutyrate (GHB)
B. Katchan, M. Mamelak and P. Hwang

Outcome at 4 Years of Age in Children Treated with Hypothermia After Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy
B. Scelsa, T. Pizzatti, S. Parmigiani, L. Pogliani, P. Introvini, B. Valli and G. Lista

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 0 in a 20-Week Fetus
H.B. Sarnat and C.L. Trevenen

Headaches in Children, Seven Years and Younger
S. Maimone, Y. Guo and A.D. Rothner

Impairment of Learning Behavior by Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor in Rats
M.-T. Yang, W.-L. Chien, K.-C. Liang and W.-M. Fu

Diagnostic and Treatment Difficulties in Tics Disorder
B. Steinborn, M. Zarowski and J. Mlodzikowska-Albrecht

Emotional Disturbances in Children and Adolescents with Sleep Disorders
B. Steinborn, M. D. Glowacka, M. Zarowski and E. Mojs

Aminoacylase I Deficiency: A New Inborn Error of Metabolism Located in the Protein Degradation Pathway of N-Acetylated Proteins
R. Van Coster, E. Gerlo, J. Perrier, J. Smet, C. De Praeter, L. De Meirleir, T. Giardina and W. Lissens

Levetiracetam in Intractable Childhood Onset Epilepsy
E.A. Mohammed and M.M. Jan

Levetiracetam as Add-On Therapy in 25 Children with Myoclonic Epilepsy
J.J. García-Peñas, L.G. Gutiérrez-Solana, A. Duat-Rodríguez, M.L. Ruiz-Falcó, L. López Marín L and F. Romero-Andújar

Myoclonus Associated with Generalized Epilepsy in Childhood-Neurophysiological Evaluation
K. Kimura, Y. Nagao, K. Hachimori, M. Shimohira, Y. Nomura and M. Segawa

Childhood Absence Epilepsy:Clinical and EEG Findings
M. Jovanovic, B. Jocic-Jakubi and D. Stankovic-Jankovic

Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs on Bone Metabolism Markers in Children’s Medical Center
M.R. Ashrafi, F. Khoshhal, A. Rabbani, N. Salajegheh and S. Ebrahimi Nasrabady

Right-sided Spikes in Patients with Benign Rolandic Epilepsy Affect Spatiocognitive Function
M. Kubota, A. Toyoizumi, A. Koide, H. Hirose, I. Kimura and Y. Sakakihara

Etiology of Status Epilepticus in Children in a Developing Country
Abdelkarim A. Al-Qudah, A. Al-Masri, E. Badran, S. Ajlouni, A. Zoubi and A. Daud

Post Ictal Headaches (P.I.H.) in Children and Adolescents (C/A)
S. Thussu, M. Thakuria, P. Kotagal and A.D. Rothner

Seizure Semiology, Neuroimaging Profile and Intellectual Outcome in Children with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
Ibrahim Shoukry, Ashraf Azmy, Omar Moawya and Hadeer Abdel Ghafar

Gene Delivery of Immediate Early Gene, ARC, Via Recombinant Adenoassociated Viral Vectors Improves Impaired Exploratory Behavior After Early-Life Seizures
S. Koh

Weak Sleep EEG Synchronization in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
R. Kulísek, Z. Hrnèíø, V. Komárek, M. Hrdlièka, L. Faladová, K. Štìrbová, P. Krsek and M. Palus

Ictal MEG-EEG Analysis in Patients with Childhood-Onset Epileptic Syndrome
M. Kubota, A. Toyoizumi, A. Koide, I. Kimura and A. Oka

Neuroendoscopic Treatment of Arachnoid Cysts in Children
Z. Novák, J. Chrastina, P. Krupa, E. Lzièaøová and I. Øíha

Pyridoxine-Responsive Epileptic Encephalopathies: Variations of a Theme
M. Thompson, D. Cole and P.A. Hwang

Levetiracetam: 2 Years’ Experience in Children
E. Franzoni, J. Sarajlija, C. Garone, C. Celotti, F.C. Moscano, E. Malaspina, I. Cecconi and V. Marchiani

Risperidone in Patients with Autistic Behavior
T. Abe, T. Okada, A. Nishimura and H. Kishioka

Maternal Diesel Exhaust Exposure Induces Pathological Findings Similar to Autism in Newborn Murine Brains
M. Sugamata, T. Ihara, M. Sugamata and K. Takeda

Abnormal Visual Cortical Development in Young Women with a History of Repeated Sexual Abuse: A Voxel-Based Morphometric Study
A. Tomoda, C.P. Navalta, A. Polcari and M.H. Teicher



Late Arrivals

The Spectrum of Möbius Sequence in 32 Brazilian Children
S.E. Kliemann, M. Goldchmit, J. Kobayasi and S. Rosemberg

Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome and Its Management
Asit K. Tripathy, Dominique Jean-Baptiste, Mary Baldauf, Nirmala Mitra, Myron M. Sokal and M. Roger Kim

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