ASAP's Chiari & Syringomyelia Conference
Co-host Langston Holly, MD and Ulrich Batzdorf, MD
Looking Beyond CM/SM
Dr.Ulrich Batzdorf is Professor and Executive Director of Spinal Neurosurgery at UCLA School of Medicine. His primary clinical and research focus is on the treatment of Arnold Chiari Malformation,syringomyelia. An original member of the ASAP Medical Advisory Board, Dr.Batzdorf was awarded the Barbara White Award in 2011 in recognition of outstanding work to further the goals of ASAP's founder.
Dr. Langston Holly is board certified in neurological surgery. He received his medical degree for UCLA SChool of Medicine in 1995 and has spent years working with Dr. Batzdorf in the Department of Neurosurgery. Associate Professor and Co-Vice Chief of Clinical Affairs for the Department of Neurosurgery, DR.Holly is a member of the UCLA SPINE Center located in Santa Monica. Dr. Holly's focus is on minimally-invasive and image-guided techiques in the surgical management of degenerative, traumatic, and neoplastic spinal disorders.
ASAP's Chiari and Syringomyelia Conference will take place July 24-27 at the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal. This annual event draws top specialists in the field who bring awareness to those affected by the disorders and to their colleagues. During the four-day conference you will gain knowledge of symptoms, treatments, and research. You will experience a unique opportunity that will give you the power to improve your quality of life and make educated decisions about your medical care and help you take control.
ASAP has reserved a block of rooms at the Hilton,555 Universal Hollywood Drive, Universal City, CA. This is a peak season for the hotel so rooms will go fast. A special guest room rate of $154 has been negotiated for July 21 through July 30,2013. You can use one of the following to make hotel reservations:
Toll-free: 1-800-445-8667 (1-800-HILTONS) Group code ASAP
or make hotel reservations online http://www.asap.org
All group attendees will be responsible for their room, tax and incidental charges. Events will start on Wednesday evening and run through Saturday evening.
Situated just a block away from the entrance to Universal Studios and minutes from Hollywood, the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City Hotel is perfect for travelers looking to explore some of Los Angeles' greatest attractions. All guest rooms and suites feature attractive décor and have high-speed internet access. The hotel employs a multi-lingual staff, including Mandarin and Spanish.
This annual event is a wonderful opportunity to focus a spotlight on pioneering work related to Chiari and syringomyelia. We hope you will be able to join us for a very special event.
Reprinted from ASAP "Spring 2013 Connection"