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Stroke & Vascular Disease in Down Syndrome

Saturday, June 19, 2021
10:00 am11:30 am
Stroke & Vascular Disease in Down Syndrome

Stroke & Vascular Disease in Down Syndrome: How to Identify and Prevent
- Review the most common stroke-related conditions that persons with Down syndrome exhibit with Moyamoya Disease and Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy (CAA).
- Review the common signs and symptoms, how to get diagnosed and what treatments can be used.

Early Identification can save lives!

About Jonathan D. Santoro, MD
Dr. Santoro serves as the Director of Neuroimmunology and Demyelinating Disorders Program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He is also an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. Dr. Santoro completed his undergraduate, master's, and medical degrees at Tulane University. He subsequently completed pediatric and child neurology residencies at Stanford University School of Medicine with sub-specialty training in neuroimmunology and pediatric multiple sclerosis at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Santoro also has clinical research expertise in inflammation related to cerebrovascular disease and neurocognitive disorders such as Down syndrome regression syndrome.

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