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Masterclass: Diseases of the Ageing Brain

A masterclass on common diseases affecting the ageing brain

Presented by the Brain and Mind Centre, this course is for geriatricians, general practitioners and physicians interested in the practical clinical aspects of common diseases affecting the ageing brain.
13-14 October 2018.

Overview 

This teaching course offers geriatricians, general practitioners and physicians the 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 disorders
  • stroke.

Presented by leading researchers, the event will offer the opportunity to network with peers and colleagues will 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.

Date: Saturday 13 October - Sunday 14 October 2018
Time: Day 1: 8:30am - 6:30pm, Day 2: 8:30am - 1:00pm
Location:
The Auditorium
Charles Perkins Centre
Building D17
John Hopkins Drive (off Missenden Road)
The University of Sydney
Camperdown, NSW 2006

Saturday 13 October

Time

Session Details

8.30am-9:30am

Registration and Coffee Reception

9:30am-11.00am

Session I

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

MANAGING ADVANCED PARKINSON’S DISEASE

PROFESSOR CARMELLE PEISAH, CONJOINT PROFESSOR UNSW, CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

THE AGEING MEDICAL BRAIN – A SURVIVOR’S GUIDE

11.00am-11:30am

Morning Tea

11:30am-1:00pm

Session II

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

PROFESSOR SUE KURRLE, NORTHERN CLINICAL SCHOOL AND PARTNERSHIP CENTRE FOR COGNITIVE DECLINE, THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

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

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

MANAGING EPILEPSY IN THE ELDERLY

 


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

AN APPROACH TO MUSCLE AND NERVE PROBLEMS IN THE OLDER PATIENT  

 3:30pm - 4:00pm

 Afternoon Tea

 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Session IV 

DR LYNETTE MASTERS, SOUTHERN RADIOLOGY, BRAIN AND MIND CENTRE

NEURORADIOLOGY 1.03: NEUROIMAGING OF THE SPINE 

 

DR LYNETTE MASTERS, SOUTHERN RADIOLOGY, BRAIN AND MIND CENTRE

NEURORADIOLOGY 1.04: NEUROIMAGING – WHAT NOT TO MISS

 5:30pm - 6:30pm

 Evening Reception

Sunday 14 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

PERI-OPERATIVE CARE AND THE OLDER BRAIN 

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR MICHAEL WOODWARD, AUSTIN HEALTH

MODIFIABLE RISK FACTORS IN DEMENTIA – MANAGEMENT AND PRACTICE

10.30am-11am

Morning Tea

11am-12.45pm

Session VI

PROFESSOR SUE KURRLE, NORTHERN CLINICAL SCHOOL AND PARTNERSHIP CENTRE FOR COGNITIVE DECLINE, THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY                                               

MANAGING DEMENTIA IN THE NURSING HOME PATIENT

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR GIDEON CAPLAN, PRINCE OF WALES HOSPITAL AND UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES

AN APPROACH TO DELIRIUM IN THE ELDERLY 

12.45pm-1pm

Lunch and Wrap-Up

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)

For further information or if you have any questions, please get in touch.