Thursday July 19 2018

Syringomyelia-Chiari 2018 International Symposium Organised by the Ann Conroy Trust, in association with Aesculap Academia.


July 17-20, 2018

Birmingham, UK.


Welcome to Birmingham


Thursday July 19 2018


08.30 Registration

Session 7 - Paediatric aspects


09.00 Invited lecture: Christopher Parkes, Liverpool (UK)

The importance of a tailored approach to the management of Chiari and syringomyelia in children.


09.30 Invited lecture: Shailendra Magdum, Oxford (UK)

Experiences of the full decompression in Chiari 1

Session 8 - Investigations/Clincal aspects


13.00 Lunch: Trade exhibition


Session 9 - Anatomy/Pathology/Modelling


14.00 Invited lecture: Stavros Stivaros Manchester (UK)

Chiari & syringomyelia: where next with imaging


14.30 Free Papers


F29 - The mechanical role of oedema in cavity formation

Jenny Venton, Brighton, England


F30 - Computer simulation of syringomyelia in brachycephalic dogs

Serge Cirovic, Guildford, England


F31 - Syringomyelia pathology: insights from animal models and ultrastructural studies

Magdalena Lam, Sydney, Australia


F32 - Histological analysis of arachnoid features in Chiari I malformation

Jörg Klekamp, Quakenbrueck, Germany


F33 - Posterior fossa volume of Chiari malformation: is it funnel narrowing?

Yong Liu, Beijing, China


F34 - Assessing human brain tissue slices derived from cerebellar tonsillar tissue in Chiari patients, as a laboratory based injury model

Jon Sen, Keele, England


16.00 Tea break: Trade exhibition


16.30 The Edward Oldfield memorial lecture: John Heiss (USA)

Current understanding of the pathophysiology of Syringomyelia.


17.30 Close of academic proceedings


19.00 Gala dinner: Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery







The symposium is co-organised by The Ann Conroy Trust, in association with Aesculap Academia.


The Ann Conroy Trust is Registered Charity No: 1165808.

We provide Support, Education and Research for patients living with Chiari Malformation, Syringomyelia and associated conditions.