2017 ANA Annual Meeting Poster Winners


Saud Alhusaini, MD, PhDSaud Alhusaini
Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
Neuroanatomical Correlates of SCN1A Common
Variant Linking Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy, Hippocampal Sclerosis,
and Febrile Seizures

Amy Amara, MD, PhDAmy Amara
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Slow-Wave Sleep Is Associated with Cognitive Performance in Patients with Parkinson's Disease

Mona Bahouth, MDMona Bahouth
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Lower Mean Arterial Pressure Impacts Stroke Severity in 
Patients Who Are in a Volume Contracted State 

Bridgette Jeanne Billioux, MDBridgette Billioux
National Institutes of Health 
Longitudinal Cohort Study of Neurological Sequelae in Ebola Virus Disease Survivors in Liberia
Dongming Cai, MD, PhD Dongming Cai
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Characterization of Molecular Mechanism(s) by
Which ApoE4 Genotype Influences the Development of Alzheimer’s Disease After Traumatic Brain Injury 

Louis Dang, MD, PhDLouis Dang
University of Michigan
Using Dravet Syndrome Patient-Specific Neurons to Screen for Effective Anti-Seizure Medications
Ryan Darby, MDRyan Darby
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard Medical School
Network Localization of Free Will Perception
Stefanie Geisler, MDStefanie Geisler
Washington University Saint Louis
Targeting a Core Axonal Degeneration Program to
Treat Vincristine and Bortezomib-Induced Axonal Degeneration

Leah Gershen, MDLeah Gershen
Neuroinflammation in Neocortical Epilepsy
Sarosh Irani, MRCO, DPhilSarosh Irani
University of Oxford
Generation of Aquaporin-4 Autoantibodies from B Cells of Patients with
Neuromyelitis Optica: Towards Precision Medicine

Samuel Kampondeni, MDSamuel Kampondeni
Blantyre Malaria Project
MRI Brain Volume Measures as Proxy for Intracranial Pressure Predict
Outcome in Pediatric Cerebral Malaria

Alana Kirby, MD, PhDAlana Kirby 
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Optogenetic Activation of the Dorsomedial Medulla Reveals a
Role in Precise Timing of Gait
Eric Landsness, MD, PhDEric Landsness
Washington University
Mapping the Neural Basis of Functional Connectivity in Genetically-Encoded
Calcium Indicator (GECI) Mice During Wakefulness, Sleep, and Under Anesthesia

Miranda Lim, MD, PhDMiranda Lim
Veterans Affairs Portland Health Care System
Disrupted Infradian Rhythms in Mild Cognitive Impairment
Brendan Lucey, MDBrendan Lucey
Washington University School of Medicine
Sleep Loss Increases Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease by Increasing
CNS Aβ Production

Erik Musiek, MD, PhDErik Musiek
Washington University School of Medicine
Analysis of Circadian Rhythms in Preclinical Alzheimer Disease
Kalen Petersen, BSKalen Petersen
Vanderbilt University
Ventral Striatal Blood Flow and Network Synchrony Reflect
Reward Learning and Behavior in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Samantha Roman, BSSamantha Roman
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Suboptimal Lifestyle Characteristics and Fatigue Among People with
Multiple Sclerosis

Kyle Rossi, MDKyle Rossi
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Increased Risk of Readmission for Schizophrenia or Psychosis
Following an Admission for Epilepsy Compared to Stroke and Medical Admissions

Zachary Wallen, MSZachary Wallen
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Interplay of Genetic Risk at SNCA Locus and Dysbiosis of
Gut Microbiome in Parkinson's Disease