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Basal Ganglia Speech Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation: 3rd International Symposium

March 24 @ 9:00 am - March 25 @ 5:30 pm

Topics include:

  • Speech post deep brain stimulation
  • Role of basal ganglia in speech disorders
  • Managing speech disorders after DBS: Surgical and medical factors
  • Clinical factors and behavioural therapies for speech post DBS
  • Dystonia and deep brain stimulation
  • Imaging and deep brain stimulation
  • Workshops on: LSVT BIG, Laughter Yoga

Programme

09:00-09:15: Patricia LimousinWelcome address

09:15-09.30: Marwan Hariz Introduction: Why is speech important

Session 1: Speech post deep brain stimulation

09:30-10:00: Jeff Wertheimer: “How do patients rate their communication post DBS”

10:00-10:30: Helen Chenery: “Evaluating communication in PD post DBS using smartphone and remote sensor

technologies”

10:30-11:00: Katja Laasko: “Patients’ own perceptions of communication changes following STN-DBS”

11:00-11:30: ****** Coffee Break ******

Session 2: Role of basal ganglia in speech disorders

11:30-12:00: Serge Pinto: “How and why can basal ganglia control speech?”

12:00-12.30: Sophie Scott: “Limbic system, basal ganglia and voice”

12:30-13:00: Elina Tripoliti: “Variability of speech problems post DBS: a video session”

13:00-14:00: ****** Lunch Break ******

Session 3: Managing speech disorders after DBS: Surgical and medical factors

14:00-14:30: Patricia Limousin and Joseph Candelario: “Manipulating surgical factors for best speech outcome”

14:30-15:00: Marwan Hariz: “Can electrode repositioning ameliorate speech and at what risk?”

15:00-15:30: Tom Foltynie: “Role of medication on speech management after deep brain stimulation”

15:30-16:00 ****** Coffee Break ******

Session 4: Clinical factors and behavioural therapies for speech post DBS

16:00-16:30: Helen Witherow: “Saliva problems and how to manage them”

16:30-17:00: Lorraine Ramig: “Randomized control trial of speech and voice treatment in PD”

17:00-17:30: Desire Ngoga: “Swallowing, survival and deep brain stimulation”

18:00- 20:00 Evening champagne concert with the Silvestre Trio at the Old Boardroom

3rd International Basal Ganglia Speech disorders and deep brain stimulation

Tuesday 25th March 2014

 

Session 1: Dystonia and deep brain stimulation

09:00-09:30: Kristina Simonyan: “How can electrical stimulation in the basal ganglia affect voice ”

09:30-10:00: TBC: “Benefits of Gpi-DBS on swallowing and communication of patients with dystonia: a video session”

Session 2: Imaging and deep brain stimulation

10:00-10:30: Kristina Simonyan: “Can imaging help find the key to speech difficulties post DBS?”

10:30-11:00: Ludvic Zrinzo: “Imaging and DBS: new techniques”

11:00-11:30: ****** Coffee Break ******

Session 3: Emerging Issues

11:30-12:15: Cameron McIntyre: “New Stimulation options: current steering to activate targeted neural pathways ”

12:15-12:45: Kate Watkins: “Stammer and DBS: why should DBS have an impact on stammer?”

12:45-13:15: Marjan Jahanshahi: “Is motor learning possible after DBS?”

13:15-14:30: ****** Lunch Break ******

Session 4: Brief Workshops

14:30-15:00: Robert Taylor: “Laughter Yoga”

15:00-15:30: Lee Wax: “Ronnie Gardiner Rhythm and Music Method”

15:30-16:00: Cynthia Fox: “LSVT BIG!”

16:00-16:30 ****** Coffee Break ******

16:30-17:15: Ian McGilchrist: “The divided brain and how to link the left and the right in speech research”

17:30 ****** End of meeting: Thank you and photographs******

 

Details

Start:
March 24, 2014 9:00 am
End:
March 25, 2014 5:30 pm

Venue

UCL Institute of Neurology
Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG United Kingdom
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Organizer

UCL Institute of Neurology
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Website:
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ion/

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