Speakers

Order By: First Name - Last Name
 

Andrew Brodbelt, MD, PhD

Clinical Director of Neurosurgery and Clinical Lead for Cancer, The Walton Centre
Session 5

Dr. Andrew Brodbelt will speak on the clinical clues in the mechanisms of syrinx formation in Chiari malformation

Atul Goel, MD

Professor, Head of Department at King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College in Mumbai, India
Session 3

Dr. Atul Goel will speak on the craniocervical junction abnormalities in patients with Chiari malformation

Clare Rusbridge, BVMS, PhD

Specialist in Veterinary Neurology
Session 5

Dr. Clare Rusbridge will speak about what we can learn from canine Chiari malformation and syringomyelia for human application

Cormac Maher, MD

Neurosurgeon at University of Michigan Medical Center
Session 1

Dr. Cormac Maher will speak about Chiari malformation morphometrics, specifically about changes after surgery and their relation to headache resolution

Dominic Thompson, MD

Consultant in Pediatric Neurosurgery and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Child Health
Session 4

Dr. Dominic Thompson will speak on the tethered spinal cord in patients with Ehler Danlos syndrome

Douglas Brockmeyer, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Utah Health
Session 2

Dr. Douglas Brockmeyer will speak about scoliosis in patients with Chiari malformation without syringomyelia and patients with Chiari malformation and Syringomyelia

Frank Loth, PhD

Executive Director, Conquer Chiari Research Center
Session 3

Dr. Frank Loth will be speaking on Chiari morphometrics in patients with Ehler-Danlos syndrome

Fraser Henderson Sr., MD

Director of Neurosurgery at Doctors Hospital and Director of the Chiari Syringomyelia Foundation Greater Metropolitan Washington Chapter
Session 3

Dr. Fraser Henderson will speak on craniocervical junction mobility in patients with Ehler-Danlos syndrome

Humberto Mestre, MS

PhD Candidate, Neuroscience, University of Rochester School of Dentistry and Medicine
Session 10

Humberto Mestre will speak on the laboratory studies conducted on the physiology of CSF in the brain and spinal cord

Dr. Indra Narang will speak on the mechanisms and management of sleep and breathing disturbances in Chiari

Izumi Koyanagi, MD

Surgeon, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Hokkaido, School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
Session 7

Dr. Izumi Koyanagi will be speaking on the laboratory studies existing on the mechanisms of syrinx formation in SAS pathology

Jeff Rogers, MS, PhD

Researcher, Macquarie University NSW Australia
Session 1

Dr. Jeff Rogers will be discussing Cognitive Changes experienced as a result of Chiari malformation and the effects of Surgery on the progression of the disease

Jefferson Wilson, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto
Session 3

Dr. Jefferson Wilson will speak on craniocervical junction hypermobility in patients with Ehler-Danlos syndrome

John Heiss, MD

Branch Chair and Neurosurgery Residency Program Director, Surgical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke
Session 7

Dr. John Heiss will be speaking on the mechanisms of syrinx formation in spinal cord pathologies (tumors, tethered cord etc.)

John Oro, MD

Neurosurgeon and Chiari Specialist, Colorado Chiari Institute, Aurora
Session 1

Dr. John Oro will discuss surgical goals in the treatment of Chiari malformation headache

Jorg Klekamp, MD, PhD

Senior Center Physician for Spine and Neurosurgery, Christian Hospital, Quakenbr├╝ck
Session 7

Dr. Jorg Klekamp will be speaking on clinical clues in the mechanisms of syrinx formation in SAS pathology and on the surgical treatment of non-Chiari malformation syrinx, looking specifically at the goals and outcome assessment measures

Laura Valentini, MD

Chief, Neurosurgical Department of the National Neurological Institute, Milan, Italy
Session 9

Dr. Laura Valentini will speak on the management of non-Chiari malformation related Syringomyelia in children

Paolo Bolognese, MD

Surgical Director, Chiari Neurosurgical Center at Neurological Surgery, P.C.
Session 2

Dr. Paolo Bolognese will speak on the management of persisting headache after surgery

Philip Allen, PhD

Professor of Psychology, University of Akron
Session 1

Dr. Philip Allen will be discussing the structural changes associated with Chiari malformation progression

Rafeeque Bhadelia, MB

Harvard Medical School Faculty Physician
Session 1

Dr. Rafeeque Bhadelia will be discussing the neuroimaging correlates of headache and surgery outcomes for Chiari malformation

Renee Reynolds, MD

University at Buffalo Neurosurgery
Session 2

Dr. Renee Reynolds will speak on the management of Chiari malformation in children

Rob Lloyd will speak about existing engineering studies in the mechanisms of syrinx formation in SAS pathology

Roger Kula, MD

Medical Director, Chiari Neurosurgical Center at Neurological Surgery, P.C.
Session 2

Dr. Roger Kula will speak on the mechanisms and management of balance and hearing disturbances in Chiari

Sarah Hemley, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Macquarie University Neurosurgery
Session 5

Dr. Sarah Hemley will speak on the laboratory studies done on the mechanisms of syrinx formation in Chiari malformation

Steven Proulx, PhD

Senior Scientist, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zurich
Session 10

Dr. Steven Proulx will speak on the laboratory studies conducted on the physiology of brain and spinal cord CSF

Sumit Thakar, MCh

Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon, Sri Sathya Sai Institute Of Higher Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India
Session 6

Dr. Sumit Thakar will speak on the outcomes and assessments of the surgical treatment of Chiari malformation syrinx