The 2018 Charles G. Drake Professor is Dr. Fernando Vinuela, Professor Emeritus, UCLA, Los Angeles. Dr. Vinuela was a pioneer in the treatment of brain aneurysms and has had a long cherished history with the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences at Western from his years serving here as an interventional radiologist.
Endovascular Thrombectomy (EVT) - Moving Towards a Streamlined System of Care: A Case Study Review will be presented by Dr. Grant Stotts, Director, Ottawa Stroke Program, Deputy Head, Division of Neurology, Ottawa Hospital.
Presented by Dr. Gerald Pfeffer, MD CM FRCPC PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary: “Interpreting Genetic Variants Of Unknown Significance in Neurologic Disorders”
New Diagnostic Criteria of Multiple Sclerosis presented by Xavier Montalban MD, PhD
Department Division Director, Neurology, University of Toronto
Medical Director, MS Centre, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto
Waugh Family Chair in MS Research
Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
This year Dr. Margaret Chan, BA’73, MD’77, DSC’99 and former Director-General of the World Health Organization will be delivering a thought-provoking lecture on Global Health—Challenges and Opportunities.
Dr. Ervin Sejdic, an Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh’s Electrical and Computer Engineering, Bioengineering, and Biomedical Informatics Departments will present his Lecture "Engineering Human Gait" at CNS Grand Rounds.
The Resident Training Program in the Management of Spasticity is a national educational initiative designed to enhance residents' experience with the treatment and management of spasticity. It is intended for Canadian PM&R and Neurology Residents in their final training years.
The Departments of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine and Clinical Neurological Sciences hold a collaborative set of rounds each fall known as the Aitken Memorial Lecture series. Traditionally, the invited speaker gives a presentation at both Anesthesia Grand Rounds and CNS rounds. This year Dr. Kim Burchiel has been invited to be the guest speaker for this event.
Join us as we celebrate research innovations in multiple sclerosis (MS). The day includes presentations by experts in the fields of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of MS, a panel discussion moderated by André Picard, health columnist with The Globe and Mail, and a keynote lecture by the 2017 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine recipient.
Join us for the Leaders in Innovation Dinner - London's premier event celebrating research. The evening will include the presentation of the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine - one of Canada's most prestigious research awards - to V. Wee Yong, PhD, and will celebrate research advancements in the area of multiple sclerosis (MS).
The symposium will be informative, provocative and leading edge with an emphasis on discussion, collaboration and interaction. Participants will learn about state of art care of peripheral nerve conditions from across Canada including investigations, surgery, rehabilitation and therapy.
Each fall the Epilepsy Program at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, hosts the Blume-Girvin Lecture in Epilepsy, in recognition of the clever work done by the founders of the Epilepsy program, Dr. Warren Blume (Neurologist) and Dr. John Girvin (Neurosurgeon).
Dr. Sean Nestor will be our guest speaker in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology's Seminar Series this Friday, November 24th, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. in MSB 282. Dr. Nestor will be presenting his seminar entitled "Mixed Alzheimer’s disease: Advances in structural neuroimaging biomarkers". Dr. Nestor is a Resident Physician in Psychiatry, Clinician Scientist Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre at the University of Toronto.