The seminars and meetings listed below are open to professionals and colleagues of NeuRA staff.
Date: Friday 15th May 2020
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Venue: Wesley Conference Centre, 220 Pitt Street, Sydney
Cost: $70 per person (includes arrival tea/coffee, morning tea & light lunch)
Pam Albany Guest Lecture: Professor Kaarin Anstey, Senior Principal Research Fellow, NeuRA: Healthy cognitive ageing
Professor Jacqueline Close, Consultant Geriatrician POWH, FBIRC NeuRA: Dementia and preventing falls
Professor Stephen Lord, Senior Principal Research Fellow, Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre (FBIRC) NeuRA: Falls prevention research update
A/Professor Anne Tiedemann, Principal Research Fellow, School of Public Health, University of Sydney: Healthy physical ageing
Dr Kim van Schooten, Postdoctoral Fellow, FBIRC NeuRA: Technologies for fall prevention
Afternoon Concurrent Workshop Sessions (select one session when registering)
For further details: https://fallsnetwork.neura.edu.au
Registrations close: 8th May or when fully booked
Enquiries to Cameron Hicks firstname.lastname@example.org (02) 9399 1063
This 4 day workshop is designed for consultants in genetics and medicine, medical/genetic trainees, scientists and genetic counsellors. Genomic data filtering and analysis will begin with straightforward scenarios and progress to more complex interpretations. Course content includes introductory lectures on Mendelian genomics, variant analysis, genomic pipelines and practical workshops. People with a wide range of experience are invited to attend.
Following the success of the First International Motor Impairment Conference in Sydney, Australia in 2018, we are pleased to announce that the Second International Motor Impairment Conference will be held in Amsterdam on 18-20th November 2020.
The goal of these meetings is to better understand the pathophysiology of Motor Impairment, to implement interventions, and to drive enhanced clinical practice. Much is still unknown about fundamental mechanisms of Motor Impairment, and about its prevention and treatment.
Location: Hotel Casa, Amsterdam.
This 3 day course introduces concepts and methods for causal inference from pragmatic trials and observational data. Topics include: an introduction to causal inference, DAGs, causal inference from pragmatic trials and the assessment of comparative effectiveness and safety using routinely collected data in healthcare settings. Upon completion of the course, attendees will be prepared to further explore the causal inference literature and apply the principles to their research.
The NeuRA PhD Completion Seminar series provides an opportunity to hear from completing PhD students and celebrate their success.
|20th Feb||Sophie Carter||Prof Danny Eckert||Novel respiratory phenotyping to determine the effects of zopiclone on obstructive sleep apnoea|
|20th Feb||Harrison Finn||A/Prof Janet Taylor||Sensory feedback during exercise contributes to fatigue by inhibiting the nervous system|
|6th Mar||Muntaseer Mahfuz||A/Prof Americo Migliaccio||Examining Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex Plasticity Using Incremental Adaptation Training|
|6th Mar||Christin Weissleder||Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert||TBA|
|13th Nov||Samantha Owens||Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert||Alterations in androgen- and dopamine-related molecules in schizophrenia and during rodent adolescence|
|13th Nov||David Lloyd||Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert||Neuregulin 1, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol and neuroinflammation in schizophrenia|
|11th Dec||David Nguyen||Prof Jane Butler||TBA|
|11th Dec||Ben Rowlands||Prof Caroline (Lindy) Rae||TBA|
Location: John and Betty Lynch Seminar Room, Level 3, NeuRA, followed by a celebratory lunch in the cafe.