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Putting Rare Disease Research into Practice: Ataxia
Fri 17 February 2017, 09:00 – 16:00 GMT
A unique opportunity to explore how to improve care for those with Ataxias, this interctive event brings world leading experts from the UK and Ireland together with patients and carers, to show how research is changing clinical practice in the diagnosis and management of Ataxias.
It will be relevant and useful to anyone living or working with Ataxias and other movement disorders.
Approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 5 Category1 (external) CPD points
Key Speakers include:
Dr Harriet Bonney Chairman, Ataxia UK
Professor Patrick Morrison, Consultant in clinical genetics Belfast HSC Trust
Professor Marios Hadjivassilliou, Professor of Neurology Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Professor Anja Lowit, Speech and Language Therapy Team, University of Strathclyde
Dr Petya Bogdanova-Mihaylova. Registrar, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin
Alex Duncan, Ataxia Support Group Northern Ireland
Kai Uus, Reader in audiology, Manchester University
Dr Julie Greenfield, Ataxia UK
Generously supported by the Public Health Agency Research and Development Division