8 Oct 2013

Event: CETBIR symposium 28 Oct 2013, 2.00-4.30 pm

TBI research update: Australian and international perspectives
The Centre of Excellence in Traumatic Brain Injury Research (CETBIR) was formed in 2012 as a virtual research centre and a focal point for brain injury expertise in Victoria. The Centre is based at the Alfred Medical Research Precinct and is supported by a capacity building grant from the Victorian Transport Accident Commission. There are currently four researchers supported by CETBIR fellowships.  A symposium is being held on 28 October, see details below. Prof Andrew Maas (pictured) is keynote speaker.

Date: Monday 28 October, 2013
Time: 2.00pm – 4.30pm
Place: AMREP Education Centre, Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Rd, Melbourne
All welcome, no need to RSVP.
Chairperson: Professor Russell Gruen
2.00 – 3.00pm Key Note Speaker
Professor Andrew I.R. Maas, Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium.
 “Recent advances and future directions in Traumatic Brain Injury research: an international perspective.”
3.00 – 4.30pm CETBIR Fellows
Dr Kate Gould – A novel anger management program for clients with TBI
Ms Anneliese Synnot – Towards a global neurotrauma knowledge community: a pilot of living systematic reviews
Dr Dashiell Gantner – Knowledge translation in the Management of Acute Severe TBI
Dr Sarah Hellewell – Measurement of biomarkers of brain damage in TBI patients recruited in the EPO randomized clinical trial
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