APSARD 2020 Annual Meeting Plenary and Symposia Sessions

The APSARD Annual Meeting will be held from January 17-19, 2020 in Washington, D.C., at the Marriott Wardman Park.

2020 APSARD Plenary Sessions

Opening Plenary- Perinatal and Early Life Issues in ADHD

Chair

Joseph Biederman, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Biography
Speaker
Title: Perinatal and Early Life Issues in ADHD

Lee Cohen, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Biography
Speaker
Title: Early Brain Development and ADHD: Sexual Dimorphism and the Female Protective Effect
Mark Mahone, Ph.D
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Biography

New FDA Guidance for ADHD Drug Development: Rationale, Requirements and Implications for Trial Design

Chair
Stephen Faraone, Ph.D
SUNY Upstate Medical University

Biography
Speaker
Title: New FDA Guidance for ADHD Drug Development: Rationale, Requirements and Implications for Trial Design
Tiffany Farchione, M.D.
FDA
Speaker
Title: Scientific and Regulatory Considerations in Developing Drugs for the Treatment of ADHD
Thomas Laughren, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital

Biography

Clinical and Pharmaco-epidemiologic Studies of ADHD Medication Treatment: Comparative Efficacy/Tolerability, Functional Consequences, Usage Patterns and Real-World Outcomes

Chair
Jeffrey Newcorn, M.D.
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Biography
Speaker
Title: Clinical and Pharmaco-epidemiologic Studies of ADHD Medication Treatment: Comparative Efficacy/Tolerability, Functional Consequences, Usage Patterns and Real-World Outcomes

Samuele Cortese, M.D., Ph.D
University of South Hampton
New York University
Speaker
Title: Clinical and Pharmaco-epidemiologic Studies of ADHD Medication Treatment: Comparative Efficacy/Tolerability, Functional Consequences, Usage Patterns and Real-World Outcomes
Ian Wong, Ph.D
University of Hong Kong

Understanding Barriers of Care in ADHD the Report of the Office of the Inspector General

Chair
Joseph Biederman, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital

Harvard Medical School
Biography
Speaker
Title: Understanding Barriers of Care in ADHD the Report of the Office of the Inspector General
Jamila Murga, MPA, RN
HHS/Office of Inspector General
Biography
Speaker
Title: Understanding Barriers of Care in ADHD the Report of the Office of the Inspector General
Joseph Blader, Ph.D
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Speaker
Title: Understanding Barriers of Care in ADHD the Report of the Office of the Inspector General
Ryan Van Ramshorst, M.D.
Texas Health and Human Services Commission 

Lifetime Achievement Award

Chair Joseph Biederman, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital

Harvard Medical School
Biography
Speaker To be Announced 

2020 APSARD Symposia & Workshop Sessions

ADHD and Autism: New Insights on their Relationship

Chair
Steven Pliszka, M.D.
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
Biography
Speaker
Title: Longitudinal Studies Mapping both Symptom Domains during Various Parts of the Lifespan
Nanda Labregts-Rommelse, Ph.D
Radboud University Medical Center

Biography
Speaker
Title: ADHD and Autism: New Insights on Their Relationship

Benjamin Yerys, Ph.D
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Biography
Speaker
Title: ADHD and Autism: New Insights on Their Relationship

Antonio Hardan, M.D.
Stanford University


Are Differences in Long-acting Stimulant Formulations Clinically Meaningful?

Chair
Title:

Tom Spencer, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital

Biography
Speaker
Title:

Andrew Babiskin, Ph.D
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration

Biography
 

Speaker
Title: Drug-disease modeling approach to describe the relationship between long-acting methylphenidate exposure and clinical response

Roberto Gomeni, Ph.D
PharmacoMetrica

Biography
Speaker
Title:
Ann Childress, M.D.
Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Inc
Biography
Speaker
Title:
Joseph Biederman, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital

Harvard Medical School
Biography

Sleep Challenges in ADHD

Chair


Mark Stein, Ph.D
University of Washington
Biography
Speaker
Title: Sleepy Teens: Recent Advances in Sleep in Adolescents with ADHD
Stephen Becker, Ph.D
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Biography
 

Speaker
Title: What’s new in behavioural sleep interventions for children with ADHD?

Emma Sciberras, Ph.D
Deakin University

Biography
Speaker
Title:

Margaret Weiss, M.D., Ph.D
Cambridge Health Alliance

Biography
Speaker
Title: Do Stimulants Work for Adhd in Adults with Sleep Problems?
Craig Surman, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Biography

The Changing Legal Climate of Marijuana use in its Impact for our Patients with ADHD

Chair
Francis Levin, M.D.
Columbia University Medical Center
Biography

Speaker
Title: Cannabis and Canada: Science, Politics, Business Helping America Avoid the Potholes!
Sam Chang, FRCP(C)
University of Calgary, Dept. of Psychiatry

Biography
Speaker
Title: Cannabis and Cannabidiol: Pharmacology and Regulatory Status
Elise Weerts, Ph.D
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Biography 
Speaker
Title: The Changing Legal Climate of Marijuana Use in its Impact for our Patients with ADHD

Kevin Hill, M.D.
Beth Israel Deaconess Med. Ctr. & Harvard Medical School
Biography
Speaker
Title: The Changing Legal Climate of Marijuana Use in its Impact for our Patients with ADHD
Paula Riggs, M.D.
University of Colorado School of Medicine

 

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