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Scientific Program Schedule

Friday, 16 November 2018

Time

Sessions

Speaker

Session Chair

07.30 - 08:25

Registrations

Session 1

08:30 - 08:45

Opening comments: A brief history and an update of Western Australian medical research

Lyn Beazley, AO, FTSE

Dylan Edwards, PhD

08:45 - 09:45

Keynote: Novel molecular and clinical paradigms to cure disability after stroke: Have we been setting the    bar too low?

Rajiv Ratan, MD, PhD

09:50 - 10:30

Poly-arginine R18: A potential neuroprotective treatment for stroke

Bruno Meloni, PhD

10:30 - 10:45

Morning tea

Session 2

10:50 - 11:10

Western Australian stroke service initiatives

Andrew Wesseldine, MD

Janet Taylor, MD

11:15 - 11:55

Fluoxetine or motor recovery after acute ischaemic stroke (FLAME) study

David Blacker, MBBS, FRACP

12:00 - 12:40

Prediction of motor recovery after stroke: advances in biomarkers

Cathy Stinear, PhD

12:40 - 13:20

Lunch

Session 3

13:25 - 14:05

Limb apraxia: A disorder at the cognitive-motor interface

Laurel Buxbaum, PhD

Taiza Santos, PhD

14:10 - 14:50

Very early rehabilitation for speech (VERSE) and functional stroke recovery: Is there a relationship?

Erin Godecke, PhD

14:55 - 15:35

Rethinking “black box” clinical trial designs in rehabilitation

Julie Bernhardt, PhD

15:35 - 15:50

Afternoon tea

Session 4

15:55 - 16:35

Use of robotic technology to quantify impairments in somatosensory processing for perception and action

Stephen Scott, PhD

David Blacker, MBBS, FRACP

16:40 - 17:20

How Robotics are Revolutionizing Rehabilitation

Hermano Igo Krebs, PhD

17:30 - 19:30

Message from the Vice-Chancellor

Steve Chapman, CBE, PhD, FRSC, FRSE

Canapés

 

Saturday, 17 November 2018

08.00 - 08:25

Registrations

Session 5

08:30 - 09:10

Mouse in vivo imaging and optogenetic tools for elucidating cortical circuit structure and function following stroke

Tim Murphy, PhD

Tim Bates, MD, FRACP

09:15 - 09:55

Genetics of stroke recovery: Learning from experimental animal models in motor recovery

Sunghee Cho, PhD

09:55 - 10:10

Morning Tea

Session 6

10:15 - 10:35

Intensive arm training supplemented by non-invasive brain stimulation in chronic stroke

Dylan Edwards, PhD

Lay Kho, MD

10:40 - 11:20

Brain repair after stroke (On line)

Steven C. Cramer, MD

11:25 - 12:05

Future approaches in stroke recovery

Nick Ward, MD

12:05 - 12:20

Symposium close

Dylan Edwards, PhD

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