Masterclass: Diseases of the Ageing Brain

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Saturday 07 October - Sunday 08 October 2017

Panorama of Sydney

With thanks to our sponsors:

  • Mundipharma
  • Stada Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd
  • SciGen (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • Pfizer

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This teaching course will offer geriatricians, general practitioners and physicians an opportunity to learn about practical clinical aspects of common diseases that affect the ageing brain, including:

  • Alzheimer's Dementia
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Sleep
  • Stroke


Presented by leading researchers, the event will offer the opportunity to network with peers and colleagues and provide valuable insight into these increasingly common diseases.


Brain and Mind Centre is working with content publishing platform, myINTERACT, to provide digital materials for the upcoming Masterclass.

Preliminary Program

Saturday 07 October

Time

Session Details

8.30am-9am

Coffee Reception

9am-11.00am

Session I

PROFESSOR SHARON NAISMITH, BRAIN AND MIND CENTRE (UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY)

ASSESSING COGNITION IN THE CLINIC

PROFESSOR SIMON LEWIS, BRAIN AND MIND CENTRE (UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY)

EXAMINING FOR HIGHER ORDER SIGNS

11.00am-11:30am

Morning Tea

11:30am-1:00pm

Session II

DR JAMES BURRELL, NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH AUSTRALIA (NeuRA) AND CONCORD HOSPITAL

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR MICHAEL WOODWARD, AUSTIN HEALTH

PROFESSOR CARMELLE PEISAH, CONJOINT PROFESSOR UNSW, CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY)

CASES: PANEL DISCUSSION (CHAIR SIMON LEWIS)

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Lunch

2:00pm - 3:30pm  

 Session III

A/PROFESSOR BRUCE CAMPBELL, ROYAL MELBOURNE HOSPITAL AND UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

MANAGING ACUTE STROKE

 


A/PROFESSOR BRUCE CAMPBELL ROYAL MELBOURNE HOSPITAL AND UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

WHEN DO WHITE MATTER LESIONS MATTER? 
 

 3:30pm - 4:00pm

 Afternoon Tea

 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Session IV 

DR LYNETTE MASTERS, SOUTHERN RADIOLOGY, BRAIN AND MIND CENTRE

NEURORADIOLOGY 1.02: SPECIFIC PATTERNS OF NEUROPATHOLOGY

 


DR DEV BANERJEE

MANAGING SLEEP WAKE DISTURBANCES IN THE ELDERLY

 5:30pm - 6:30pm

 Evening Reception

Sunday 08 October

Time

Session Details

8.30am-9am

Coffee Reception

9am-10.30am

Session V

PROFESSOR JACQUELINE CLOSE, PRINCE OF WALES HOSPITAL AND UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES

MANAGING FALLS

PROFESSOR SIMON LEWIS, BRAIN AND MIND CENTRE, THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

MINISTRY OF FUNNY WALKS – ASSESSING GAIT

10.30am-11am

Morning Tea

11am-12.45pm

Session VI

PROFESSOR HENRY BRODATY, CENTRE FOR HEALTHY BRAIN AGEING, UNSW

PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF BPSD

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR MICHAEL WOODWARD, AUSTIN HEALTH

ALZHEIMER'S AIN'T ALZHEIMER'S - THE SUBTYPES

12.45pm-1pm

Lunch and Wrap-Up

Cost

Full price for General Practitioners & Consultants (e.g. Geriatricians, Physicians) : $700 (excluding GST)
Advanced Trainees, Fellows, Nurses and Allied Health: $350 per person (excluding GST)


Participants will be expected to arrange and pay for their own travel and accommodation requirements separately.

Location

The Auditorium
Charles Perkins Centre
Building D17
John Hopkins Drive (off Missenden Road)
The University of Sydney
Camperdown, NSW 2006

Further information

For further information or if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email .

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