Conference Program Preliminary List of Topics

Botulinum neurotoxin for “classic” and “emerging” clinical uses in:

  • Adult spasticity
  • Aesthetics
  • Cervical dystonia
  • Dermatology
  • Focal limb dystonia
  • Gastroenterological disorders
  • Headache and migraine
  • Hemifacial spasm and blepharospasm
  • Oromandibular dystonia
  • Pain
  • Pediatric spasticity (cerebral palsy)
  • Spasmodic dysphonia
  • Tics
  • Tremor
  • Urologic disorders

The Basic Science of Botulinum Neurotoxin

  • Advances on the architecture of the BoNT complex
  • Genetics and evolution
  • Molecular interactions
  • Novel BoNTs and toxin engineering
  • BoNT trafficking

Hot Topics

  • New clinical indications and ongoing clinical trials
  • The scientific basis of, and latest clinical data on, duration of action of BoNTs
  • New delivery systems
  • New BoNTs in preclinical and clinical development

The Clinical Workshops

  • Cadaver labs – prosections of BoNT-relevant anatomy
  • Guidance and techniques for muscle localization
  • Practical clinical workshops featuring case-based sessions with live patents and hands-on injection demonstrations

New Preconference Course – “Toxins 101”

  • Primer for clinicians and scientists relatively new to the field
  • Half-day course prior to conference opening session
  • Excellent foundation for TOXINS 2019 main program