Sessions

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Session 1

Location: Main Ballroom
June 26th, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Abstract

Cognition and Headache in Chiari malformation

Speakers

Jeff Rogers, MS, PhD
Researcher, Macquarie University NSW Australia
Philip Allen, PhD
Professor of Psychology, University of Akron
Rafeeque Bhadelia, MB
Harvard Medical School Faculty Physician
John Oro, MD
Neurosurgeon and Chiari Specialist, Colorado Chiari Institute, Aurora
Cormac Maher, MD
Neurosurgeon at University of Michigan Medical Center

Session 2

Location: Main Ballroom
June 26th, 2019
10:20 AM - 11:20 AM

Abstract

Other clinical problems associated with Chiari malformation

Speakers

Paolo Bolognese, MD
Surgical Director, Chiari Neurosurgical Center at Neurological Surgery, P.C.
Indra Narang, MD
Medical Doctor
Roger Kula, MD
Medical Director, Chiari Neurosurgical Center at Neurological Surgery, P.C.
Renee Reynolds, MD
University at Buffalo Neurosurgery
Douglas Brockmeyer, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Utah Health

Session 3

Location: Main Ballroom
June 26th, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Abstract

Ehler-Danlos syndrome

Speakers

Frank Loth, PhD
Executive Director, Conquer Chiari Research Center
Fraser Henderson Sr., MD
Director of Neurosurgery at Doctors Hospital and Director of the Chiari Syringomyelia Foundation Greater Metropolitan Washington Chapter
Atul Goel, MD
Professor, Head of Department at King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College in Mumbai, India
Jefferson Wilson, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto

Session 4

Location: Main Ballroom
June 26th, 2019
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM

Abstract

Ehler-Danlos syndrome

Speakers

Dominic Thompson, MD
Consultant in Pediatric Neurosurgery and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Child Health

Session 5

Location: Main Ballroom
June 27th, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Abstract

Pathophysiology of Chiari malformation and Syringomyelia

Speakers

Andrew Brodbelt, MD, PhD
Clinical Director of Neurosurgery and Clinical Lead for Cancer, The Walton Centre
Sarah Hemley, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Macquarie University Neurosurgery
Clare Rusbridge, BVMS, PhD
Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Session 6

Location: Main Ballroom
June 27th, 2019
10:20 AM - 11:20 AM

Abstract

Clinical problems in the treatment of Chiari malformation and Syringomyelia

Speakers

Sumit Thakar, MCh
Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon, Sri Sathya Sai Institute Of Higher Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India

Session 7

Location: Main Ballroom
June 27th, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Abstract

Pathogenesis of non-Chiari Syringomyelia

Speakers

Jorg Klekamp, MD, PhD
Senior Center Physician for Spine and Neurosurgery, Christian Hospital, Quakenbr├╝ck
Izumi Koyanagi, MD
Surgeon, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Hokkaido, School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
Rob Lloyd B.E.
PhD candidate
John Heiss, MD
Branch Chair and Neurosurgery Residency Program Director, Surgical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke

Session 9

Location: Main Ballroom
June 28th, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Abstract

Clinical problems associated with non-Chiari malformation related Syringomyelia

Speakers

Jorg Klekamp, MD, PhD
Senior Center Physician for Spine and Neurosurgery, Christian Hospital, Quakenbr├╝ck
Laura Valentini, MD
Chief, Neurosurgical Department of the National Neurological Institute, Milan, Italy

Session 10

Location: Main Ballroom
June 28th, 2019
10:20 AM - 11:20 AM

Abstract

Advances in understanding CSF physiology

Speakers

Humberto Mestre, MS
PhD Candidate, Neuroscience, University of Rochester School of Dentistry and Medicine
Steven Proulx, PhD
Senior Scientist, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zurich