Save the Date: Events, Symposiums, & Deadlines
Unpacking the Black Box of Cognitive Rehabilitation
Saturday, Feb. 26
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Goldman Auditorium, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona
Also available online
This course for speech-language pathologists, presented by McKay Moore Sohlberg, PhD, CCC-SLP, focuses on describing evidence-backed cognitive rehabilitation practices that have the potential to enhance individual function and quality of life. It includes frameworks that guide the clinical processes for selecting goals, treatment approaches, and measurement plans. Register here.
Cochlear Implant Patient Q&A
Tuesday, March 1
1 p.m. (Arizona time)
Barrow neuro-otologist Shawn Stevens, MD, and audiologist Lisa Thompson, AuD, will speak with three patients about their experiences with cochlear implants for hearing loss. The discussion will be streamed live on our Facebook page.
Friday, March 4
Neuroplex, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona
Neuro Night will be a star-studded, intimate event with roaming entertainment, dynamic installations, a premium open bar, plated hors d’oeuvres, culinary stations, and a signature live auction. Proceeds will support Barrow Neurological Foundation. Buy tickets here.
Miles for Migraine
Saturday, March 12
Virtual and In-Person Event: Kiwanis Park, Tempe, Arizona
Miles for Migraine aims to raise awareness and funds for migraine and headache research. The Jan & Tom Lewis Migraine Treatment Program at Barrow is a beneficiary of this year’s event and has put together a team. Whether you choose to participate or simply make a donation, please make sure to support the Lewis Headache Center team. Register or donate here.
Molecular Neurodegeneration and Therapeutic Approaches
Application Deadline: Tuesday, May 17
Course: Monday, July 25 to Friday, July 29
Wellcome Genome Campus, UK
This discussion-based course, hosted by Wellcome Connecting Science, is designed for individuals working in neurodegenerative research, neurogenetics, or translational neuroscience. It will expand participants’ understanding of the molecular basis of numerous neurodegenerative diseases and the state-of-the-art therapeutic approaches being used and developed to combat them. Rita Sattler, MSc, PhD, a professor in the Department of Translational Neuroscience at Barrow, is on the Scientific Programme Committee for the course and will be one of the course speakers. PhD students, clinical scientists, and postdoctoral researchers are among those encouraged to apply. Learn more and apply here.