Senior researchers in memory affecting disorders from throughout the region and beyond will address crowds at an annual research event hosted by NEURACLIN.
NEURACLIN is a network of North-East based neuroscience and research orientated academics and clinical workers which brings experts together to share knowledge and collaborate on research projects.
The event, organised by South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s neuropsychology department and Durham University’s psychology department, is being held at the South Tees Institutie of Learning, Research and Innovation at The James Cook University Hospital on 20 September 2017 from 10am to 5.30pm.
The programme will include the following confirmed speakers:
- Prof Nigel Hooper: Molecular mechanisms in dementia
- Prof Jan Oyebode (University of Bradford): Cognitive rehabilitation for people with early dementia
- Dr Alan Bowman (NHS and Teeside University): Applying signal detection theory to the study of visual hallucinations in Lewy body disorders
- Dr Paul Donaghy (Newcastle University): Amyloid PET and FP-CIT SPECT in Lewy Body Disease
- Dr Stephen Hall (University of York): Epilepsy mechanisms in the neocortex
- Dr Eleanor King (Newcastle University): Peripheral inflammation in prodromal but not established Lewy body and Alzheimer’s dementias
- Lyn Rogers (Alzheimer’s Society Research Network): Background information about the Alzheimer’s Society lay member network
- Dr James Dachtler (Durham University): Introduction to Durham Against Dementia
Register now at: neuraclin2017.eventbrite.com