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FENS Concussion Satellite 2018 - PROGRESS IN CONCUSSION RESEARCH

This FENS Satellite conference will cover aspects of concussion/mTBI including its epidemiology; acute and chronic clinical features, mechanisms and management; biomarkers; and actuarial considerations of CTE.

Programme

 

FENS Concussion Satellite 2018 - Programme Overview & Further details

Wednesday, 11th July
19:00 – 21:00 Social Event
Thursday, 12th July (Maritim Hotel Berlin)
8:30 – 8:55 Registration
8:55 – 9:00 Introduction - Dr. Barry Seemungal (Imperial College London)
9:10 – 10:00 Morning session I

Chair – Dominik Straumann

Speakers:

1. Urs Widmer - "Insurer's view of concussion and CTE - Personal accident and liability claims" (Swiss Re Institute)

2. Giovanni Bertolini - "Vestibulo-ocular and optokinetic reflexes in post-concussive syndrome" (Swiss Concussion Center & University of Zurich)

10:00 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 12:00 Morning session II

Chair – Barry Seemungal

Speakers:

1. Dominik Straumann - "Why neuro-otologists should be interested in concussion?" (Swiss Concussion Center & University of Zurich)

2. David Sharp - "Imaging neurodegeneration after traumatic brain injury" (Imperial College London)

3. Danilo Mandic - " Signal analysis of wearables in concussion" (Imperial College London)

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch (Restaurant Maritim)
13:30 – 15:00 Afternoon session I

Chair – David Sharp

Speakers:

1. Naomi D Deakin - "Concussion in Motorsport" (University of Cambridge)

2. Nina Feddermann-Demont - "The heterogeneity of concussion" (Swiss Concussion Center & University of Zurich)

3. Marousa Pavlou - "Vestibular rehabilitation in persons with concussion" (King’s College London)

15:00 – 16:30 Break + Poster viewing
16:30 – 17:50 Afternoon session II

Chair – Naomi D Deakin

Speakers:

1. Barry Seemungal - "Is PPPD relevant for concussion?" (Imperial College London)

2. Alex Nesbitt - "Sleep dysfunction in concussion" (King’s College London)

17:50 – 18:00 Concluding remarks - Dr. Barry Seemungal (Imperial College London)
18:00 – ... Evening out in Berlin (optional)

 




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Meeting Focus: 

Concussion and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) has garnered much interest as it is common, utilises significant healthcare resources and repetitive exposure may be a risk factor for dementia (e.g. chronic traumatic encephalopathy - CTE).

This conference will cover aspects of concussion/mTBI including its epidemiology; acute and chronic clinical features, mechanisms and management; biomarkers; and actuarial considerations of CTE.

Meeting Registration (includes Social Event with food and drinks):

Student: 90 €

Full-price: 220 € 


Posted on 12/06/2018

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