13th Annual MINS Conference — Breckenridge, CO

 

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Minimally Invasive Neurosurgical Society Annual Meeting & Oakland University, Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

The Lodge at Breckenridge, Breckenridge, Colorado

March 7–9, 2024

 

Nuances and Techniques in Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery & Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

 

Meeting Agenda (Subject to Change)

 

Thursday, March 7

4:00 – 5:00pm       Exhibitor Set-Up
5:00 – 6:00pm      Signature Cocktail Hour with Exhibitors

6:00 – 9:00pm      Dinner talks
6:00 – 6:05pm       Mick Perez-Cruet, MD, MSc – Welcome Address
MINS 3rd Annual Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Hae-Dong Jho, MD, PhD
6:05 – 6:45pm      Keynote address: Hae-Dong Jho, MD, PhD – Evolution of Cranial and Spinal Endoscopic Surgery
6:45 – 7:00pm       Presentation of the MINS Lifetime Achievement Award (Ernest Braxton, MD)
7:00 – 7:20pm       Daniel Kim, MD – Current Developments in Endoscopic Spine Surgery
7:20 – 7:40pm       Neel Anand, MD – Lessons Learned in Minimally Invasive Scoliosis Surgery
7:40 – 8:00pm       Ernest Braxton, MD – Medical Outreach to Kathmandu: Update on Neurosurgery in Nepal

8:00 – 8:55pm      Exhibitor Sponsored Session
8:00 – 8:20pm       Ken Wittenberg – Physician Investment for the Future
8:20 – 8:40pm       Jeff Segal, MD, JD – Medical Justice
8:40 – 9:00pm       Ernest Braxton, MD – Accelus/Spinal Elements

           9:00pm       Mick Perez-Cruet, MD, MSc – Concluding Remarks

 

Friday, March 8

7:00 – 8:00am      Breakfast with Exhibitors
Minimally Invasive Cranial and Spine Session
Moderator: Jeff Jacob, MD

8:00 – 8:20am       Cesar Serrano Almeida, MD – Robotic Epilepsy Treatment
8:20 – 8:40am       Jeff Jacob, MD – Complex Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
8:40 – 9:00am       Peter Witt, MD – Endoscopic spine surgery
9:00 – 9:20am       Daniel Park, MD – Bi-portal endoscopic surgery
9:20 – 9:40am       Jon Schoeff, MD – Outpatient Anterior Lumbar Surgery: Safe and Effective Approach
9:40 – 10:00am     Arthur Jenkins, MD – Hypermobility Syndrome and Autonomic Dysfunction: A Surgical Condition

*Concurrent Session for Nurses, NP, PAs, Administrators*
8:00 – 8:20am       Natalia Holznagle – Keys to Effective Administration of a Neurosurgical Residency
8:20 – 8:40am       Allison Learner – Tips in Effectively Managing a Neurosurgical Operative Team
8:40 – 9:00am       Kristin McGrath – Medical Mission in Haiti
9:00 – 9:15am       Aaron Rapp, MD – Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
9:15 – 9:30am       Lee Onn Chieng, MD – Deformity Spine Surgery
9:30 – 9:45am       Casey Spinelli, MD – Managing Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Patients
9:45 – 10:00am     Eric Mong, MD – Cervical Spine Surgery

10:00am till 4:00pm    Enjoy the Mountains

4:00 – 5:00pm      Après-Ski with Exhibitors

5:00 – 6:00pm      Panel Discussion
Establishing an Ambulatory Surgery Center

Moderator: Mick Perez-Cruet, MD, MSc (ft. Ernest Braxton, MD; Steven Rapp, MD; Daniel Park, MD)

6:00 – 8:00pm      Dinner talks
6:00 – 7:00pm      Keynote Address: Richard G. Fessler, MD, PhD – Human Stem Cell Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury

Special Session
7:00 – 7:20pm       Graciela Perez, DSc – Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning in Neurosurgery
7:20 – 7:40pm       Joshua Perez-Cruet, BS – Global Warming: Are Doctors Prepared

Double Black Diamond Extreme Session: Surgical Nuances and Techniques
7:40 – 7:55pm       Aaron Rapp, MD – Mastering Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: A Resident’s Prospective
7:55 – 8:10pm       David Fessler, MD, PhD – Trivergent: The Next Evolutionary Step in Lumbar Posterior Stabilization
8:10 – 8:25pm       Casey Spinelli, MD – Complex MIS Thoracic Surgery
8:25 – 8:45pm       Lee Onn Chieng, MD – Complex MIS Scoliosis Surgery
8:45 – 9:00pm       Eric Mong, MD – Long Term Outcomes of Large Series Patients Undergoing MIS TLIF

           9:00pm       Mick Perez-Cruet, MD, MSc – Concluding Remarks

 

Saturday, March 9

7:00 – 8:00am      Breakfast with Exhibitors

Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Session
Moderator: Rasul Chaudhry, PhD

8:00 – 8:20am       Rasul Chaudhry, PhD – Developments in Stem Cell Bench Research
8:20 – 8:40am       Arthur Jenkins, MD – Amniotic Membrane Use in Spine Surgery
8:40 – 9:00am       Graham C. Parker, PhD – Ethics in Regenerative Medicine
9:00 – 9:45am       Keynote Address: Kevin Chen, MD – Stem Cell Therapy for Neurodegenerative Diseases: From Bench to Bedside and Back
9:45 – 10:00am     Ahmad Chehab, MD – Stem cell-based Intervertebral Disc Regeneration
10:00 – 10:15am   Lauren Eichenbaum, MD – Botox treatment of cervical muscular spasms
10:15 – 10:30am   Yusuf Jimoh – Evaluation of the therapeutic potential of dopaminergic progenitors to treat Parkinson’s disease

Exhibitor Sponsored Talks
10:30 – 10:45am   Maggie Brabbins, RN – M2 Macrophage Enhance Bone Fusion
10:45 – 11:00am   TBD

 

 

2024 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Hae-Dong Jho, MD & PhD

We are pleased to announce that Hae-Dong Jho, MD & PhD, Professor and Chairman Department of Neuroendoscopy at Allegheny General Hospital Drexel University College of Medicine is this years MINS Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.  

Dr. Jho’s contributions to the field of neuroendoscopy are well known and we are honored to recognize his significant achievements.  

 

 

Board of Directors

 

 

 


2024 EXHIBITOR/SPONSOR INFORMATION

Sponsorship Levels

To see what is provided at each sponsorship level, please click the link below to view the Exhibitor/Sponsor Registration form.

>> Click Here to Sign Up for Exhibitor/Sponsor Registration

 

Our Sponsors

Below is a list of our sponsors for this year's event.

Exhibitors and Sponsors, contact Jennifer Harris at harrisjen10@yahoo.com or call 313-443-3882 for information on signing up, or to submit completed sponsor / Exhibitor forms.

 

– Primary Exhibitors –

Accelus
Blue Exhibitor
www.accelusinc.com

 

Centinel Spine
Green Exhibitor
www.centinelspine.com

 

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MIMEDX Group, Inc.
Green Exhibitor
www.mimedx.com

 

– Other Exhibitors –

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Kuros Biosciences
Display Table Exhibitor
www.kurosbio.com

 

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Zavation Medical Products, LLC
Display Table Exhibitor
www.zavation.com

 

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Theragen
Display Table Exhibitor
www.theragen.com

 

– Additional Sponsors –

Nicholas Ventures

Veritas Principles, LLC

 

 


Location Information:

THE LODGE AT BRECKENRIDGE
112 Overlook Dr
Breckenridge, CO 80424

For Reservations:  855-667-1741
Hotel Direct:  800-736-1607

https://thelodgeatbreckenridge.com/