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Tyler Allison to discuss opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome at next Neurology Grand Rounds on March 7

For the next Neurology Grand Rounds, from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, Tyler Allison, M.D., FAAN, will present “Opsoclonus Myoclonus Syndrome.” The meeting will be held in person at the Brain & Spine Clinic, 2301 25th St. S. in Fargo, Conf. Rm. 1 and Room SMCF1A1, and via Webex (Meeting no./access code: 2438 144 0197  |  Password: 2ZgekzY82tF).

Dr. Allison is the residency program director at Children’s Mercy Kansas City, an associate professor at University of Missouri – Kansas City, and volunteer faculty at University of Kansas. He spent his formative years prior to and during medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine performing research in pediatric neuroimmunology. This ignited his passion to become a pediatric neuroimmunologist and he is now the director of the neuroinflammatory and neurology-rheumatology clinics at Children’s Mercy Kansas City where he cares for children with conditions such as multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, myasthenia gravis, autoimmune encephalitides, and opsoclonus myoclonus ataxia syndrome.

Key Point(s):

  • Identify this rare, but treatable, acquired cause of intellectual disability.
  • Understand the appropriate work-up for children presenting with OMAS.
  • Understand the importance of timely, aggressive management of patients with OMAS.

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

None of the planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.


Requirements for Successful Completion of this activity

  1. Report attendance as requested by activity planner.
  2. Attendance at the entire session.

In order for non-Sanford employees to receive CME credit for attendance, an account will need to be created in the Sanford Success Center. If a non-Sanford employee has previously attended a Sanford event, such as a symposium, they may already have an account. Please use this link.

Sanford Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Sanford Health designates this Live education activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Questions? Please contact Kari Heinle at or 701.417.6036.