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Archibald Clark-Kennedy Lecture by Professor John Pickard, 16th February, 2013

The Lewis Society of Medicine invites you to the Archibald Clark-Kennedy Lecture 2013 entitled 'Floating Brains' to be given by Professor John Pickard.

Location: McCrum lecture theatre, Corpus Christi College

Time: 5.30pm

Date: Saturday 16th February.

John Pickard (pictured right) is Professor of Neurosurgery in the University of Cambridge, Chairman/Clinical Director of the Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre and Divisional Director for NHS Neurosciences at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. He leads a multidisciplinary team of clinical researchers, physicists, radiochemists, engineers, mathematical modellers and neurochemists, with extensive collaboration with neuropsychology, dedicated to advancing the care of critically ill patients after brain injury from ictus through recovery from coma and rehabilitation to final outcome including the vegetative state. His clinical practice has included subspecialisation in complex necks and cerebrovascular surgery and is now focussed on the pituitary, tumours of the IIIrd ventricle and CSF problems. He is now establishing a new NIHR Healthcare Technology Cooperative for Brain Injury. He has published over 450 papers, co-authored a monograph on ‘Pseudotumor cerebri syndrome’ and has been Editor of British Journal of Neurosurgery, Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery and Neurosurgical Editor of JNNP. He is Immediate Past-President of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons, Chairman of the Joint Neurosciences Council and Honorary Civilian Consultant for Neurosurgery to the Army.

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Posted on 05/02/2013

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