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.