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Sir Victor Horsley Lecture 2017 - Dr. Itzhak Fried

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33 Queen Square, Basement Lecture Theatre

National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

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Horsley (1857-1916) was the first neurosurgeon appointed to the National Hospital Queen Square, and was known worldwide as the ‘Father of Neurosurgery’. He was a brilliant experimentalist, elected as FRS at the age of 29 years for his work on cerebral localization and comparative anatomy. He pioneered resective neurosurgery for epilepsy, tumours, abscess, head injury, spinal and pituitary disease, and trigeminal neuralgia. He devised a stereotactic frame and a variety of new surgical techniques and technologies. He worked also on rabies, thyroid disease, vaccine, antisepsis, anaesthesia and military medicine. He was an iconoclast and social reformer, active in the Temperance Movement, a support of female suffrage, health care of the working class, vivisection and medical reform. He stood for Parliament and served as president of the British Medical Association, on the General Medical Council. He won the Gold Medal of the Royal Society, and was knighted in 1902. He worked to reform the medical services of the British Army and died on active duty, the only casualty of the First World War amongst the National Hospital senior staff.

The meeting celebrates the enduring legacy of one the greatest National Hospital doctors. The 2017 Victor Horsley Memorial Lecture will be given by Dr. Itzhak Fried, University of California.

About Dr. Izhak Fried

Itzhak Fried, MD, PHD, FACS is Professor of Neurosurgery and Director of the Epilepsy Surgery Program at the Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is also Professor of Neurosurgery at Tel-Aviv University and Tel-Aviv Medical Center. He directs the Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory at UCLA, performing intracranial single cell recordings and stimulation in neurosurgical patients. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

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17:00-18:00 Sir Victor Horsley Memorial Lecture given by Dr. Itzhak Fried, Professor of Neurosurgery, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California.

“Neuromodulation of Human Memory: From Single Neurons to Clinical Intervention”

18:00-19:00 Reception

If you have any queries, please contact Grace Dray (g.dray@ucl.ac.uk)

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