2013 Events

11th May 2013 at Health Sciences Centre, UCD Belfield

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Neuroimaging Study Day: Clinical & Research Applications

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Overview

Hosted by NeuroSKILL, this study day is targeted at doctors, radiographers, researchers (PhD students, Post-Doctoral Fellows) and other healthcare professionals and students interested in the area of neuroimaging in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

The programme brings together experts in radiology, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease from across Ireland and Wales. The format is designed to update and inform participants of the latest developments and best practice in this evolving area.

Refreshments and lunch are included.

 

Topics

Study day topics include:

  • an overview of dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
  • neuroanatomy
  • a review of the key imaging modalities and image appearances and a review of current research

 

CME Credits

  • CME credits approved

 

Registration Fee

Full Fee €50.00
Student €20.00
Delegates from the Ireland / Wales region FREE

 

Further Information & Online Registration

 

Topics / Speakers

Welcome and introduction to the NeuroSKILL project
Jonathan McNulty
Head of Teaching & Learning Diagnostic Imaging Programmes / NeuroSKILL Project
School of Medicine & Medical Science, University College Dublin

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
Professor Des O’Neill
Professor in Medical Gerontology
Trinity College Dublin and Tallaght Hospital

Cross sectional neuroanatomy refresher
Professor James Jones
Professor of Anatomy, School of Medicine & Medical Science,
University College Dublin

MRI: technology / basic principles
Jonathan McNulty
Head of Teaching & Learning Diagnostic Imaging Programmes / NeuroSKILL Project
School of Medicine & Medical Science, University College Dublin

MRI – image appearances in dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
Dr. Eoin Kavanagh
Consultant Radiologist / Senior Lecturer
University College Dublin and Mater Misericordiae University Hospital

DTI and fMRI: applications in dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease (clinical and research)
Professor Arun Bokde,
SFI Stokes Assistant Professor in Biostatistical Imaging,
School of Medicine & Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin

MRS: applications in dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease (clinical and research)
Dr. Paul Mullins
Director, Senior MRI Physicist
School of Psychology, Bangor University

CT: technology, basic principles and applications in dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease (clinical and research)
Shane Foley
Lecturer, School of Medicine & Medical Science
University College Dublin

RNI/PET: technology / basic principles
Dr. Desiree O’Leary
Lecturer, School of Medicine & Medical Science
University College Dublin

RNI/PET: applications in dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease (clinical and research)
TBC