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Charles Tator-Barbara Turnbull Lectureship in Spinal Cord Injury

 Nov. 23, Toronto, Ont. – The Spinal Program at the Krembil Neuroscience Centre within Toronto’s University Health Network is pleased to present the 11th Annual Charles H. Tator - Barbara Turnbull Lectureship Series in Spinal Cord Injury to be held on Friday, November 30.


November 26, 2012
By Massage Therapy Canada

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The event
is schedule from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will be held in the Princess
Margaret Hospital Auditorium.

This
annual presentation features leading researchers in the field of spinal cord
injury. We are excited to have Dr. Susan Harkema, Professor, Department of
Neurological Surgery, University of Louisville provide the 2012 Keynote Speech.

Dr.
Harkema holds the Owsley B. Frazier Rehabilitation Chair in Neurological
Surgery and is the Rehabilitation Research Director of the Kentucky Spinal Cord
Injury Research Center at the University of Louisville. She is the Director of
Research at Frazier Rehab Institute and is Director of the NeuroRecovery Network
that provides standardized activity-based therapies for individuals with spinal
cord injury at seven national rehabilitation centers in the United States. Her
research focuses on neural plasticity of spinal networks and recovery of
function after spinal cord injury.

The full
schedule follows: all are welcome.

8:30 –
8:45 COFFEE

8:45 –
9:00 WELCOMING REMARKS

Michael
G. Fehlings, Medical Director, Krembil Neuroscience Centre, Andres
M. Lozano, Chairman, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Albert
Yee, Co-Director, Spine Program, University of Toronto

9:00 –
9:15 Neural stem cells for spinal cord injury

Andrea
J. Mothe, PhD, Toronto Western Research Institute

9:15 –
9:30 Combinatorial regenerative approaches for traumatic spinal cord injury

Michael
G. Fehlings, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS, UHN & University of Toronto

9:30 –
9:45 GRASSP: Sensitivity and responsiveness of a novel measure of upper limb
impairment and function for the SCI population

Sukhvinder
Kalsi-Ryan, BScPT, MSc, PhD, UHN & University of Toronto

9:45 –
10:00 Cardiovascular response to functional electrical stimulation and
passive stepping in chronic SCI individuals

Milos
R. Popovic, MSc, MASc, PhD, Toronto Rehab Institute and University of Toronto

10:00 –
10:15 Targeting protease signaling to promote repair in spinal cord injury

Isobel
A. Scarisbrick, PhD, Mayo Clinic Rochester

10:15 –
10:45 DISCUSSION / COFFEE BREAK

10:45 –
11:00 WELCOMING REMARKS

Barbara
Turnbull, President, The Barbara Turnbull Foundation for Spinal Cord Research;
Charles H. Tator, CM, MD, MA, PhD, FRCSC, FACS, UHN & University of Toronto

11:00 –
11:15 Stem cell delivery to the injured spinal cord

Molly
S. Shoichet, PhD, University of Toronto

11:15 –
11:30 Visualizing spinal cord neural activity as a complete network, by
means of functional MRI

Patrick
W. Stroman, PhD, Queen’s University

11:30
-12:15 2012 TATOR-TURNBULL KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

Neuromodulation
of spinal cord circuitry for recovery after neurologic injury

Susan
J. Harkema, PhD, University of Louisville

12:15 – 12:30 CLOSING REMARKS


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