Michelle L. Mauermann, MD
Michelle L. Mauermann, MD is Professor of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science in Rochester, Minnesota and serves as a consultant to the Department of Neurology, in the Neuromuscular Division, at the Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota. She is board certified in Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine, Electromyography and Neuromuscular Pathology. Dr. Mauermann’s research focus is studying the clinical, electrophysiological, radiological and pathological features of various peripheral neuropathies to better understand the underlying mechanisms and develop disease biomarkers. She is also involved in human clinical trials of amyloidosis and POEMS syndrome. Dr. Mauermann has published numerous research articles and text book chapters and actively engages in presentations as a guest speaker both nationally and internationally.
Diagnosis and Treatment of POEMS Syndrome
This activity will address clinical features, diagnostic criteria, pertinent workup and abnormalities of POEMS Syndrome, including the role of VEGF.
This activity is intended for general neurologists, neuromuscular specialists, neurology nurse practitioners, and physicians assistants.
- Recognize the clinical features and diagnostic criteria of POEMS syndrome
- Review the pertinent workup and diagnostic abnormalities
- Discuss the role of VEGF in the pathogenesis
- Compare available treatments and neuropathy response