AusCP-CTN Hot Topics in Cerebral Palsy - MUSCLE Research Forum - 30th Novem...

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Centre for Children's Health Research

Level 5 Auditorium, 62 Graham Street

South Brisbane

QLD 4100

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The AusCP-CTN CRE aims to foster and develop current and future leaders in cerebral palsy research and clinical practice. Our vision for the future workforce for children with Cerebral Palsy is national capacity building comprising individuals (Medical/Allied health) with expertise in more than one key area of research and/or training (basic science/neuroscience, epidemiology, clinical/health services initiatives, and translation/implementation).

We would like to invite you to join us for:

"Hot Topics in Cerebral Palsy - MUSCLE Research Forum", Friday 30th November 2018, Centre for Children's Health Research.

Invited Internationak Keynote Speaker:

Professor Richard L. Lieber, PhD.
Professor & Chief Scientific Officer, Shirley Ryan Ability Lab & Departments of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation & Biomedical Engineering. Northwestern University, Chicago.


Forum registration fee: inclusive of morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea.

  • $100 - standard registration

  • $50 - Students and Members of QPRS

* Please note - By submitting your EOI via this link does not guarantee your registration to the forum. Registration fee payment - Once you've have made payment, please forward your payment confirmation email to auscpnetwork@uq.edu.au to confirm your registration.

Please do not hesitate to contact auscpnetwork@uq.edu.au if you have any questions.


Draft Program:

  • Prof. Richard Lieber (Northwestern University, Chicago):
    • Musculoskeletal adaptations to cerebral palsy: Implications for therapy
    • Clinically relevant skeletal muscle anatomy and physiology
  • Prof. David Lloyd (Griffith University): Assistive Wearable Devices for Rehabilitation for Children with Disability
  • Prof. Ngaire Susan Stott (The University of Auckland): MRI of muscle in healthy children & children with CP
  • A/Prof Jane Valentine (The University of Western Australia): Impact of Botulinum toxin A on muscle in children with CP
  • A/Prof. Lee Barber and Dr Steven Obst (Central Queensland University): Muscle Growth and Quality in Individuals with Cerebral Palsy
  • A/Prof Glen Lichtwark (The University of Queensland): Muscle mechanics during walking in Cerebral Palsy
  • Prof Andy Cresswell (The University of Queensland): Use and Mis-use of EMG
  • Dr Christopher Carty (Griffith University): Personalized neromusculoskeletal modelling for cerebral palsy gait


Please do not hesitate to contact auscpnetwork@uq.edu.au if you have any questions.

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Level 5 Auditorium, 62 Graham Street

South Brisbane

QLD 4100

Australia

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