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Neurological Complications in Down syndrome:

Saturday, September 10, 2022
10:00 am11:00 am

Zoom Saturday Seminar

Neurological Complications in Down syndrome: How to Identify and Protect

- Review common neurological complications in Down syndrome
- 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 of Moyamoya disease and CAA, how to get diagnosed and what treatments can be used.
- Review a potential, non-invasive method to predict stroke before it happens

Early Identification can save lives!

About Jonathan D. Santoro, MD
Dr. Santoro serves as the Director of the 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.