National Grand Rounds - June 2023

National Grand Rounds - June 2023

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Sporadic ALS: Search for Environmental Etiology

Presenter: Peter Spencer, PhD, FANA, FRCPath, Professor, Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences, OHSU; Tenured Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine, OHSU, Portland, OR

Learning Objectives

  • The value of disease hotspots and community involvement in the search for etiology;
  • The importance of recognizing the long latency between exposure and clinical onset;
  • Research on the lifetime exposome is needed for sporadic neurodegenerative diseases.

About The Series: ACMT's Grand Rounds offer an in-depth and interactive platform for learning and discussion about issues that impact the research and practice of medical toxicology. Experts from within and outside medical toxicology will share their knowledge and experience and highlight areas for collaboration and mutual understanding.

This webinar is for ACMT members only.

Nicholas Nacca, MD (Moderator)

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of Medical Toxicology, Associate Fellowship Director of Medical Toxicology Fellowship Program

University of Rochester Medical Center

Dr. Nacca is the director of Medical toxicology and Associate Fellowship Director at the University of Rochester Medical Center. In addition to being faculty member in the Department of Emergency Medicine he holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Environmental Medicine. His primary role is staffing the educational and clinical medical toxicology consultation service, with educational responsibilities to medical toxicology fellows, multidisciplinary teams of medical residents, pharmacy residents and students, as well as medical students. He staffs and directs a referral based outpatient Medical Toxicology Clinic.


National Grand Rounds - June 2023
06/06/2023 at 12:00 PM (EDT)  |  Recorded On: 06/06/2023
06/06/2023 at 12:00 PM (EDT)  |  Recorded On: 06/06/2023
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