Department of Clinical Neurosciences
For the first time since its inception, the International Society for Hydrocephalus and CSF Disorders (ISHCSF) is holding it annual congress in Canada – and Banff will be hosting the world September 17-21.
The seventh meeting of the society brings together neurologists, neurosurgeons, geriatricians and a host of other professionals who have in interest in the condition – which is caused by excess cerebrospinal fluid accumulating in the brain.
“This meeting will be of interest for anybody who’s looking after patients with hydrocephalus, and the symptoms that go along with that — dementia, gait difficulties — in pediatrics and adults,” says congress president Dr. Mark Hamilton (pictured right).
“Hydrocephalus is a treatable cause of dementia,” says Dr. Hamilton. “It's life-threatening for some, but also quality-of-life-threatening for many.”
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The Department of Clinical Neurosciences, in partnership with the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary invite applications for a full-time academic position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor to serve as the Clinical Leader of the Movement Disorders Program.
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QuICR is a province-wide stroke program that aims to improve stroke outcomes through rapid clinical and neuromuscular imaging evaluation combined with fast treatment.
SAVE THE DATE: SEPT 18
Coombs Theatre FMC, 8am to noon
Topics: Parkinson’s disease, Tourette Syndrome, Psychogenic Movement Disorders, plus clinical case presentations of other interesting movement disorders.
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