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Category: Conference Recovery after Brain Injury: State of the Art 2017

October 13, 2017

The Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole St
London, W1G 0AE

From progressive interventions for patients with stroke and TBI to stem-cell research, advances in neuroimaging and navigated brain stimulation techniques.
This meeting will show how new advances in predicting outcomes, organisation of care pathways, treatment options and acceleration in the pace of technological advances now all hold a significant part of the key to better treatments and recoveries from serious limitations resulting from stroke and TBI.

This Conference is for everyone with an interest in stroke and brain injury
All professionals, survivors and carers. Come and meet us!


 

SCHEDULE:
9.00- 09.45:  Arrival Teas, Coffees, Danish Pastries & Fresh Fruit Salad / Conference Registration / Viewing of Technology Stands / Seats by 9.45

09.45-09.50: Welcome – The Rt Hon, the Lord Lingfield, Kt, DL (in his capacity as Trustee of the ARNI Institute)

09.50-10.00: Welcome & Outline of the Day – Professor Hugh Montgomery (Professor of Intensive Care Medicine, UCL) & Dr Tom Balchin (Director, ARNI Institute)

 

SESSION ONE: EPIDEMIOLOGY AND ACUTE MANAGEMENT OF STROKE AND TBI

10.00-10.20: Stroke Research and Treatment – Professor Christine Roffe (Professor of Stroke Medicine, Keele University)

 10.20- 10.40: Management of Acute Stroke – Professor Philip Bath (Professor of Stroke Medicine, University of Nottingham)

 10.40- 11.00: The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury – Professor Michael Barnes (Honorary Professor of Neurological Rehabilitation, University of Newcastle upon Tyne)

11.00- 11.10: Discussion

11.10- 11.40:Teas/ Coffees/Biscuits / Viewing of Technology Stands

 

SESSION TWO: NEURO-OUTCOMES  

11.40- 12.00: Upper Limb Outcomes after Stroke: The State of Play – Professor Nick Ward (Professor of Clinical Neurology and Neurorehabilitation, UCL)

12.00- 12.20: Clinical Prescriptions of Physical Therapies  – Professor Val Pomeroy (Professor of Neurorehabilitation, University of  East Anglia)

12.20- 12.40: Understanding Speech and Language Outcomes after Stroke – Professor Cathy Price (Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL)

12.40- 12.50: Art as Therapy: Creative Changes – Mr Andrew Marr – Political Commentator and Television Presenter (Presentation of Cheque to ARNI Institute of all profits from his Exhibition of Paintings)

12.50- 13.00: Discussion

 13.00- 14.00: Lunch (Chef’s Choice Hot-Fork) / Viewing of Technology Stands

 

 SESSION THREE: REHABILITATION SCIENCE

14.00- 14.20: Patient Perspective – Mr Michael Lynagh (Managing Director, Dow Jones Corporate & former Australian Rugby Union star) tbc

 14.20-14.40: Organisational Structure of the Brain and Brain Plasticity – Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg (Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Oxford University)

 14.40- 15.00: Implications of Stem-Cell Research for Stroke Medicine – Professor Jack Price (Head of the Centre for the Cellular Basis of Behaviour, UCL)

 15.00- 15.30:Teas/ Coffees/Biscuits/ Viewing of Technology Stands

 

 SESSION FOUR: MEETING REHABILITATION NEEDS

15.30- 15.50: Functional Rehabilitation after Stroke – Professor Sarah Dean (Associate Professor of Psychology Applied to Rehabilitation and Health, Exeter University)

15.50- 16.10: Assitive Technologies for Stroke – Professor Duncan Turner (Professor of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of East London)

16.10- 16.30: Navigated Brain Stimulation: Nexstim – Dr Simon Pearce-Hughes (Neurosurgery Business Manager, Optima Medical Ltd)

16.30- 16.50: Discussion

16.50- 17.00: Closing Comments –  Professor Hugh Montgomery (Professor of Intensive Care Medicine, UCL) & Dr Tom Balchin (Director, ARNI Institute)

 


Costs:

Consultant/GP: £110

Nurse/Trainee/AHP: £95

Other: £90 (ring if not sure)

ARNI & ISEH Staff: £85

Student: £80

Stroke (or other ABI)/TBI Survivor: £75

Accompanying Carer: £75

 


Contact:

Please purchase your ticket(s) by paypal, cheque or by phone, by calling Jane Alikhani ( Conference booking agent) on 0756 147 4231 to pay via debit or credit card. You will receive your ticket(s) by post.