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A Review of Rare Conditions Across the Lifespan: Adult Neuromuscular Disorders

  • Authors: Mark B. Bromberg, MD, PhD; Karissa L. Gable, MD; Angela Genge, MD, FRCP(C); Tuan H. Vu, MD
  • CME / CE Released: 10/11/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 10/11/2023, 11:59 PM EST
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This initiative is intended for neurologists, nurse practitioners (NPs), and nurses involved in the care of patients with rare neuromuscular diseases.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to manage patients with adult neuromuscular disorders.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Differentiating factors associated with neuromuscular conditions
    • Clinical data for new and emerging therapies for the management of neuromuscular conditions
    • Pathophysiologic basis of neuromuscular conditions


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Session Chair

  • Mark B. Bromberg, MD

    Professor of Neurology
    University of Utah
    Salt Lake City, Utah


    Mark B. Bromberg, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Accordant Health Care
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Alexion; argenx; Grifols; Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma
    Other: DSMB-Cytokinetics


  • Karissa L. Gable, MD

    Associate Professor of Neurology
    Duke University Medical Center
    Durham, North Carolina


    Karissa L. Gable, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Angela Genge, MD, FRCP(C)

    Executive Director, Clinical Research Unit
    Director, ALS Clinic
    Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital
    Montreal, Quebec, Canada


    Angela Genge, MD, FRCP(C), has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: AL-S Pharma; Alexion; Biogen; Eli Lilly and Company; Quralis; UCB
    Stock options from: Quralis

  • Tuan H. Vu, MD

    Professor of Neurology
    Director, Neuromuscular Division, ALS Clinic
    EMG Laboratory and Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship
    University of South Florida
    Tampa, Florida


    Tuan H. Vu, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Alexion; argenx; UCB/Ra
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Alexion; argenx
    Research funding from: Alexion; argenx; Cartesian Therapeutics; Horizon/Viela Bio; Janssen/Momenta; Ra/UCB; Regeneron; Sanofi


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    Senior Director, Content Development, Medscape, LLC


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Compliance Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Lisa Simani, APRN, MS, ACNP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


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A Review of Rare Conditions Across the Lifespan: Adult Neuromuscular Disorders

Authors: Mark B. Bromberg, MD, PhD; Karissa L. Gable, MD; Angela Genge, MD, FRCP(C); Tuan H. Vu, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / CE Released: 10/11/2022

Valid for credit through: 10/11/2023, 11:59 PM EST


Contents of This CME Activity

All sections of this activity are required for credit.

Name That Neuromuscular Condition: Clinical Pearls in Differentiation of ALS, MMN, CIDP, and GBS

Can you distinguish clinical features of adult neuromuscular disorders?
Mark B. Bromberg, MD, PhD

Treatment Considerations in Peripheral Neuropathies: MMN, CIDP, and GBS

Follow the evidence -- can treatment prevent axonal degeneration?
Karissa L. Gable, MD

ALS: Updates on Pathophysiology and Therapeutic Developments

Are we making progress in disease-modifying therapies for ALS?
Angela Genge, MD, FRCP(C)

Updates in Generalized Myasthenia Gravis: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Future Options

Do you know how to integrate new approved therapies into the treatment algorithm for your patients with gMG?
Tuan H. Vu, MD
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