day 2 - queen square
FOR THE FIRST TIME
SURGEONS, ANATOMISTS, CONNECTIVITY SCIENTISTS AND RESEARCHERS DISCUSS BRAIN ANATOMY BEYOND BRODMANN
AND PRESENT MODERN
BRAIN NETWORKS FUNCTION
6 CME points/day
THURSDAY AT QUEEN SQUARE
DEEP BRAIN MAPPING
OPEN TO SCIENTISTS & TRAINEES
CORTICAL AND WHITE MATTER ANATOMY
Professor Guilherme Ribas, Sao Paulo, Mr George Samandouras, London and Dr Chris Koutsarnakis, Athens, will discuss surface and deep brain anatomy based on original brain specimens with an emphasis on functional mapping
TRACTOGRAPHY AND FUNCTIONAL IMAGING
Dr Michel Thiebaut de Schotten, Paris, will discuss the use of DTI methods in the study of brain connectivity and language networks
LANGUAGE AND COGNITION
Professor Cathy Price, London, will analyse original data from cortical maps of language. Professor Anthony Dick, Miami, will present consensus and controversies on language theories and challenge traditional brain maps.
MOVEMENT AND VISION
Professor Roger Lemon, London, will discuss his research data on human movement. Mr Fion Bremner, London, will show clinical methods in testing the visual system.
TECHNOLOGIES AND IMAGING
Mr Andrew Mcevoy, London, and Mr Kevin O'Neil, London will discuss advanced technologies in surgery and Professor Sotirios Bisdas, London, will present uses and limitations of multiparametric imaging.