Save The Date: Multiple System Atrophy Conference – Sept. 28 and Sept. 29, Burlingame, CA

Save The Date: Multiple System Atrophy Conference – Sept. 28 and Sept. 29, Burlingame, CA

Stanford is co-organizing a conference with the MSA Coalition for those dealing with multiple system atrophy (MSA).  Saturday’s talks will feature Stanford’s Mitchell Miglis, MD, autonomic disorders specialist, and Kathleen Poston, MD, movement disorder specialist. 


Friday, September 28, 2018, 10am-9pm

Saturday, September 29, 2018, 8am-5pm


Hyatt San Francisco Airport, 133 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame


Friday’s talks will focus on practical information for living with MSA, support services, and therapies.

Saturday’s talks will feature Stanford’s Kathleen Poston, MD, movement disorders specialist, and Mitchell Migliss, MD, autonomic disorders specialist.  Other physicians from Stanford and various Bay Area clinics will address topics of sleep, urology, bowel dysfunction, etc.  Researchers from around the US will give updates on the latest MSAresearch.


Conference registration is supposed to open by mid-July.  Keep checking the MSA Coalition’s website.

Members of the Northern California MSA support group, Brain Support Network, will be notified via email as soon as registration opens.

The cost to attend is usually about $50/person, and includes all meals.


To make a hotel reservation, call Hyatt Reservations, 800-233-1234.  Ask for the MSA Coalition rate ($216/night).  If you require handicap accessible features in your room, call the hotel directly (Hyatt SFO, 650-696-3032).  Note that only a limited number of ADA rooms are available.  Walk-in showers are available in standard king-size rooms.  If this will meet your needs, please book accordingly and leave ADA rooms for those with greater mobility needs.