A one day research symposium on neurodevelopment in health and disease.
Impact of stress, infection, microbiome, and cerebrovascular injury at birth on outcomes such as autism, ADHD, and the neuromotor deficits that result in cerebral palsy-like syndromes will be discussed.
- Professor Iona Novak, Cerebral Palsy Alliance, Sydney
The cinical possibility of protecting the developing brain - Separating fact from fiction
- Dr Justin Dean, Auckland University, NZ
Inflammation-related preterm white matter dysmaturity – Potential mechanisms and treatments
- Professor Sarah Robertson, Robinson Institute, Adelaide, TBC
Novel anti-inflammatory treatment strategies for preterm birth and fetal inflammatory injury
- Associate Professor Kulmira Nurgali, Victoria University, Melbourne
Understanding mechanisms of chemotherapy-induced gastrointestinal dysfunction
- Professor Gary Egan, Monash Biomedical Imaging, Melbourne
Neuroplasticity and imaging of the developing brain
- Professor Lawrence Sherman, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland (OR, USA)
Hyaluronin – its role in CNS development, injury and aging
- Plus: Presentations and posters from postdocs and HDR students
Registration is free but places are limited.
Please register at Eventbrite by 14 October.
Refreshments provided at morning, midday, afternoon, and evening breaks.
Contact Professor David Walker (email@example.com) for more information.