10th Welsh Stroke Conference/River Front Centre, Newport City/Wales
For the tenth year running the stroke conference team in Wales is organising the Welsh Stroke Conference and managing to attract hundreds of Stroke Doctors and allied health professionals.
The Conference this year will be held at the River Front Centre in Newport/ Wales and on 17th June 2011. The main speakers are Professor of Neurosurgery in Newcastle upon Tyne David Mendelow. His lecture is about Intracerebral Haemorhage: time is brain.
From Houston, Sean Savitz, Associate Professor in Neurology is speaking about Emerging therapies for acute stroke. Dr. Savitz main interest is in stem cell therapy for stroke.
From University of Southampton, Professor of restorative neuroscience, Jane Burridge is talking to the conference about Robotics for stroke rehabilitation.
Professor Roger Boyle CBE is presenting Bhowmick Lecture this year. The subject of the lecture is implementing a stroke strategy. Dr. Anthony Rudd, Consultant Stroke Physician in St Thoams’ hospital in London is briefing the conference about the results of the Royal College of Physicians Audit for stroke in Wales.
There will be two parallel sessions in the conference as well. The first one is updating the audience about the latest developments in the field of stroke rehabilitation and the second is an update about uncommon causes of stroke. A space has been allocated for the stroke researchers posters from all over Wales.