Dr. Jasem Al Hashel

Welcome to The 6th Kuwait
Neurology Conference

It gives me an immense pleasure to invite you all to our 6th KNC Conference to be held on March 2023. This is a physical Conference organized after the Covid pandemic and we are coming back after a long period of time. This is one of the most important Conference of Neurology in the Middle East. The Conference is consisting more than 500 participants. We are thankful to The American Academy of Neurology and the speakers for being our inspiration in scheduling this conference.

We request all of you to participate in this conference and make it a great success We look forward to welcoming you all again to the KNC Conference.

Yours Sincerely,

Dr. Jasem Al-Hashel

President of Kuwait Neurology Society,
Consultant at Neurology Department,
Ibn Sina Hospital, MOH, Kuwait.



Dr. Jasem Al-Hashel
The Conference President
Dr. Ismail Ibrahim Ismail
Organizing committee
Dr. Asser Mabrouk
Organizing committee
Dr. Mohammed Al Hashemi
Organizing committee
Dr. Malak AlMojel
Organizing committee
Dr. Ibrahim Alharbi
Organizing committee
Dr. Faye AlAbdulghafour
Organizing committee
Dr. Faisel Alrbiaan
Organizing committee



Electroencephalogram (EEG)
Dr. Ahmad Fawaz
Dr. Sahar Farhat
Nerve Conduction Study (NCS) and Electromyogram (EMG)
Dr. Adnan Khuraibet
Dr. Athi Ponnusamy


Download Program

Friday - 10 March 2023

07:30 am to 08:00 am
Registration & Welcome
Cerebrovascular and Headache Disorders
Moderators : Dr. Ossama Al-Bakr | Dr. Suhail Al-Rukn | Dr. Riad Khan
08:00 am - 08:25 am
Reperfusion therapy: IV rtPA vs. Mechanical thrombectomy
Prof. Valeria Caso
08:25 am - 08:50 am
Headache classification: What’s new?
Prof. Peter Goadsby
08:50 am - 09:15 am
Anticoagulants in stroke: When to use?
Prof. Valeria Caso
09:15 am - 09:40 am
Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias (TAC): Updates in Management
Prof. Peter Goadsby
09:40 am - 10:05 am
Updates in management of stroke
Prof. Valeria Caso
10:05 am - 10:30 am
Updates in management of migraine
Prof. Peter Goadsby
10:30 am to 10:45 am
10:45 am to 11:30 am
Opening Ceremony
11:30 am to 01:30 pm
Friday Prayer and Lunch
01:30 am to 01:50 pm
Novartis Symposium
Advancement in Migraine Management
Dr. Deeb Kayed
Moderator : Dr. Jasem Al-Hashel
Demyelinating and Autoimmune Disorders
Session 1
Moderators : Dr. Suhail Al-Shimari | Dr. Riad Gouider
01:50 pm - 02:15 pm
Differential diagnosis of multiple sclerosis
Prof. Patrick Vermersch
02:15 pm - 02:40 pm
Autoimmune encephalitis: Updates in diagnosis and management
Prof. Thomas Berger
02:40 pm - 03:05 pm
Updates in management of multiple sclerosis
Prof. Patrick Vermersch
03:05 pm - 03:20 pm
Coffee Break
Session 2
Moderators : Dr. Raed Alroughani | Dr. Abdulla Al-Asmi
03:20 pm - 03:45 pm
Transverse myelitis: Approach to diagnosis and management
Prof. Thomas Berger
03:45 pm - 04:10 pm
NMOSD: diagnosis and updates in management
Prof. Patrick Vermersch
04:10 pm - 04:35 pm
Controversies in MS management: When to treat RIS? When to stop MS therapy?
Prof. Thomas Berger
04:35 pm to 04:45 pm
04:45 pm to 05:05 pm
Eli Lilly Symposium
Prevention of migraine between clinical trial and real world experience.
Prof. Naji Riachi
Moderator : Dr. Jasem Al-Hashel
Lucky Draw
05:30 pm to 07:30 pm
Electroencephalogram (EEG)
Dr. Ahmad Fawaz | Dr. Sahar Farhat

Saturday - 11 March 2023

Movement Disorders
Moderators : Dr. Mishal Abu-Elmelh | Dr. Suliman Al-Khashan | Dr. Ammar Babikir
08:00 am - 08:20 am
Updates in advanced management of Parkinson’s disease
Prof. Alfonso Fasano
08:20 am - 08:40 am
Approach to tremor: new classification and management
Prof. Kailash Bhatia
08:40 am - 09:00 am
Movement disorder and functional movement disorder (FMD) in COVID-19
Prof. Alfonso Fasano
09:00 am - 09:20 am
Characteristic and recognizable movement disorders - a case series
Prof. Kailash Bhatia
09:20 am - 09:40 am
Movement disorders in systemic diseases
Prof. Alfonso Fasano
09:40 am - 10:00 am
Dystonia - approach and management
Prof. Kailash Bhatia
10:00 am - 10:15 am
10:15 am - 10:30 am
Coffee Break
Neuromuscular disorders and Epilepsy
Moderators : Dr. Abdullah Al-Ajmi | Dr. Rashad Abdulghani
10:30 am - 10:55 am
Update on diagnosis and treatment of myasthenia gravis
Prof. Bashar Katirji
10:55 am - 11:20 am
When and how to stop ASMs
Prof. Torbjörn Tomson
11:20 am - 11:45 am
Update on diagnosis and treatment of CIDP
Prof. Bashar Katirji
11:45 am - 12:10 pm
Management of epilepsy in pregnancy
Prof. Torbjörn Tomson
12:10 pm - 12:35 pm
Update on diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory myopathies
Prof. Bashar Katirji
12:35 pm - 01:00 pm
When first monotherapy fails: Considerations before trying a second epilepsy treatment
Prof. Torbjörn Tomson
01:00 pm - 01:15 pm
01:15 pm - 02:15 pm
Lunch Break
02:15 pm - 02:35 pm
OCREVUS : From evolution to revolution by optimising early treatment
Prof. Martin Duddy
Moderator : Dr. Raed Alroughani
Neuro-otology & Neuro-ophthalmology
Moderators : Dr. Anil Tusso | Dr. Fatemah Abdullah
02:35 pm - 02:55 pm
Approach to a dizzy patient: diagnosis and management
Prof. Michael Strupp
02:55 pm - 03:10 pm
Five neuroimaging studies you need to know
Prof. Andrew Lee
03:10 pm - 03:30 pm
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV): diagnosis and management
Prof. Michael Strupp
03:30 pm - 03:40 pm
Coffee Break
03:40 pm - 03:55 pm
Suprasellar Suprastellar
Prof. Andrew Lee
03:55 pm - 04:15 pm
Nystagmus: Diagnosis, anatomical localization and treatment
Prof. Michael Strupp
04:15 pm - 04:30 pm
Five diplopia pearls
Prof. Andrew Lee
04:30 pm - 04:50 pm
Optic neuritis
Prof. Andrew Lee
04:50 pm - 05:05 pm
05:05 pm - 05:25 pm
Pfizer Symposium
One Solution For Many Migraines - Role of Rimegepant
Prof. Peter Goadsby
Moderator : Dr. Naji Riachi
Lucky Draw
06:30 pm - 08:30 pm
Nerve Conduction Study (NCS) and Electromyogram (EMG)
Dr. Adnan Khuraibet | Dr. Athi Ponnusamy







Select Registration Type


20.000 KWD




Select Workshops
40.000 KWD

40.000 KWD

N.B: Those who are eligible for free registration should show a valid document on site denoting their current status to prove their eligibility for free registration

Grand Total
20.000 KWD
Pay Online

Registration support : WhatsApp +965 6508 4326