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Trinity Reunion Weekend August 2015

Medical Alumni Symposium
Friday, 21 August 2015, 13.45 to 17.15

Stanley Quek Lecture Theatre, Level - 1
Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute
152 - 160 Pearse Street


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13.15 Registration
13.45 Opening remarks by the Chair

The Brain in Everyday Life Keynote Lecture
Professor Shane O’Mara, Professor of Experimental Brain Research, Director of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience


Mayo Clinic Children’s Center: Innovations in Practice
Dr Siobhan Pittock, Vice-Chair in the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at Mayo Clinic; Chair of Practice for Mayo Clinic Children’s Center, in Rochester, Minnesota, USA


Best Practices in Children’s Epilepsy Surgery Service
Dr Sophia Varadkar, MRCPI, MSc, PhD, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer; Specialty Lead for the Epilepsy Unit and Children’s Epilepsy Surgery Service; Great Ormond St Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust & University College London Institute of Child Health, UK


Arthroscopy of the Hip
Professor Max Fehily, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Spire Manchester Hospital, UK


Denis Burkitt: 80 years a graduate – Irish by birth, Trinity by the grace of God
Professor Owen Smith, Regius Professor of Medicine, Professor of Haematology Trinity College Dublin, Department of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin, Dublin


Trinity School of Medicine: Achievements and Plans
Professor Paul Browne, Professor of Haematology; Consultant Haematologist and Director of the National Adult Stem Cell Transplant Programme at St. James's Hospital Dublin; Head of School of Medicine, TCD

17.10 Closing Remarks by the Chair
17.15 Tea/Coffee


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