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Brain Countdown: Can We Prevent Stroke and Delay Dementia?

When:

Mon 24 Feb 2014, 6:00pm–7:30pm

Where: Queenstown Memorial Centre, 1 Memorial Drive, Queenstown

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: Dragana

Presenter:
Professor Vladimir Hachinski
Distinguished University Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology
Western University, London, Ontario, Canada

Professor Vladimir Hachinski is one of the world’s leading neurologists and a recognised pioneer in the study of stroke and dementia. He is Distinguished University Professor of Neurology at Western University, Founding Chairman of the International Society for Vascular Behavioural and Cognitive Disorders, and President of the World Federation of Neurology, 2010 to the present. He pioneered the first successful acute stroke unit globally, and this model has become the international standard of care.
Professor Hachinski coordinates a group involved in experimental and population studies in the prevention of stroke and delay of stroke and Alzheimer's disease.
With over 600 scholarly articles and 23,000 citations to his name, Professor Hachinski has been at the forefront of stroke, sudden death in stroke, and vascular cognitive impairment research for the last 40 years.

No bookings required
Please arrive early to secure seating
Parking onsite

Further details available at www.neurological.org.nz or freephone 0508 BRAINS (0508 272 467)