NeuroSensewill address the link between stimulation of the senses and development of the brain, what happens when the brain is damaged and what the future looks like for healing the brain and managing neurological conditions.
We are pleased to announce our speakers and exhibitors. For full biographies please visit the speaker page on this website.
18:30 – 19:00: Dinner and refreshments whilst exploring the interactive exhibition View an array of fascinating cutting-edge technology, including: a VR experience that simulates some symptoms of MS, a mindfulness and mediation app called Headspace that helps sufferers of depression and anxiety, and the opportunity to see the watch designed to interrupt the feedback loop that causes tremors in Parkinson’s disease.
19:00 – 19:10: Welcome to NeuroSense Dr. Marius Scholtz, Neuroscience Country Medical Lead, Roche
19:10 – 19:30: Making sense of the human brain: The internal workings of the brain and how this is affected in neurological conditions Dr. Hannah Critchlow, Neuroscientist and Science Communicator
19:30 - 19:50: How do you feel? The development of our sense of touch and the implications for some neurological conditions Professor Francis McGlone, Neuroscience Expert
19:50 - 20:10: The fight to write my name: An inspiring story of everyday life with Parkinson’s disease and the implications of the rise of technology in the treatment and management of neurological conditions Emma Lawton, neuroscience influencer, creative director and Parkinson’s disease patient
20:10 - 20:30:Exhibition and refreshments
20:30 – 20:50: Getting in touch with the brain: How getting access to the brain has changed the way we can treat it Professor Steven Gill, Neurosurgeon
20:50 – 21:10:Looking at things differently: How different perspectives can solve some of our biggest neuroscience challenges
Professor Annette Dolphin, Professor of Pharmacological Neuroscience and President-Elect of the British Neuroscience Association
21:10 - 21:45: Session close, exhibition and refreshments
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