WCNR

10th WORLD CONGRESS FOR

NEUROREHABILITATION

FROM NEUROTECHNOLOGIES TO COMMUNITY CARE

WCNR

Scientific Programme: Day 4: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Hall Time Topic
HALL A 07.15 - 08.15  MEET THE PROF 12
When to start rehab after stroke: Julie Bernhardt (Australia)
HALL B 07.15 - 08.15  MEET THE PROF 13 
What is neurological music therapy good for: Michael Thaut (Canada)
HALL C 07.15 - 08.15  MEET THE PROF 14
How to make a prognosis for recovery potential after stroke: Gert Kwakkel (Netherlands)
HALL D 07.15 - 08.15  MEET THE PROF 15
Hints for young researchers: Mickey Selzer (USA)
HALL E 07.15 - 08.15  MEET THE PROF 16
Unmet needs in neurorehabilitation education: Giorgio Sandrini (Italy)
HALL F 07.15 - 08.15  BREAKFAST SESSION
07.15 - 07.45 Role of advanced imaging in diagnosis and treating nerve related pain: Vinil Shah (USA)
07.45 - 08.15 Phenol block - Low cost spasticity management : S.L. Yadav (India)
HALL H 07.15 - 08.15  BREAKFAST SESSION
07.15 - 07.45 Neonatal Rehabilitation: Snehal Deshpande
07.45 - 08.15 TBC
HALL A-C 08.30 - 09.30  PLENARY SESSION
HALL A-C 08.30 - 09.30 Anticorrelated processes in neurobiology - possible consequences for NR strategies: Dafin Muresanu (Romania)
  09.30 - 11.00  BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
HALL A 11.00 - 12.30  LOW COST REHABILITATION
11.00 - 11.15 Overview of Low Cost Rehabilitation in Developing Countries: Nirmal Surya (India)
11.15 - 11.30 Virtual Reality as a Model of Low Cost Rehabilitation: Jorge Hernandez Franco (Latin America)
11.30 - 11.45 Low Cost Model of Rehabilitation in Africa: Mayowa Owolabi (Nigeria)
11.45 - 12.00 Wheelchair and Assistive Device Considerations for Remote Settings promoting Low Cost Rehabilitation: Reynaldo R. Rey-Matias (Philippines)
12.00 - 12.15 Low Cost Model of Rehabilitation in Egypt and Arab countries: Amina Mohammad Awad (Egypt)
12.15 - 12.30 Q & A
HALL B 11.00 - 12.30 SYMPOSIA 13: OVERVIEW OF CLINICAL TRIALS 
Julie Bernhardt (Australia), Jeyraj Pandian (India)
HALL C 11.00 - 12.30 SYMPOSIUM 14: PROGNOSIS OF STROKE 
11.00 - 11.30 Understanding dynamics of functional recovery after stroke: Gert Kwakkel (Netherlands)
11.30 - 12.00 Improving stroke outcomes - Role of drugs, devices and robotics: Padma Srivastava (India)
12.00 - 12.30 N. Ward (UK)
HALL D 11.00 - 12.30 SYMPOSIA 15: NEUROSURGERY 
Deepak Palande
11.00 - 11.30 The role of electrical modulation/stimulation to restore walking in SCI: from research to reality: Humberto Cerrel Bazo (Italy)
11.30 - 12.00 Neurorehabilitation through Neuromodulation: Paresh Doshi (India)
12.00 - 12.30 TBC
HALL E 11.00 - 12.30 SSNN - TBC
HALL F 11.00 - 12.30 SUPPORTING ORGANIZATION SYMPOSIUM (IFNR-V)
11.00 - 11.15 Overview of Stroke In India: Ashok Uppal (ISA)
11.15 - 11.30 Living with a broken brain: Subhash Kaul (IAN)
11.30 - 11.45 Spiruality and Neuroscience: R.C. Mishra (NSI)
11.45 - 12.00 Heterogeneity in neurologic education and care in Asian and Oceanian region: M. M. Mehndiratta (AOAN)
12.00 - 12.15 Head Injury - Ways To Conquer Head Injuries in India: Suresh Sankhla (BNA)
HALL H 10.30 - 12.30  PUBLIC FORUM - MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
  12.30 - 14.00  LUNCH
HALL A 12.30 - 14.00  SPONSORED SYMPOSIA
HALL B 12.30 - 14.00  SPONSORED SYMPOSIA
HALL C 12.30 - 14.00  SPONSORED SYMPOSIA
HALL D 12.30 - 14.00  SIG CHAIR MEETING
HALL H 12.45 - 14.45  PUBLIC FORUM: EPILEPSY
HALL A 14.00 - 14.45  ORAL PRESENTATION: STROKE
14.00 - 14.08 Continuous Improvement In Composite Active Range Of Motion Across Repeated Injections With Abobotulinumtoxina (Dysport®) For Upper And Lower Limb Spasticity: Nicolas Bayle (France)
14:09 - 14:17 Effect Of Simultaneous Upper And Lower Limb Abobotulinumtoxina Injections And Guided Self-Rehabilitation Contracts In Spastic Hemiparesis: Engage Study Methodology: Jean-Michel Gracies (France)
14:18 - 14:26 Relationship Neurophysiological And Functional Effects Of Constraint Induced Movement Therapy:
A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis: Auwal Abdullahi (Nigeria)
14:27 - 14:35 Kinematic Variables Quantifying Upper Limb Motor Function After Stroke In A Virtual Environment: Netha Hussain (Sweden)
14:36 - 14:44 Role Of RTMS In Recovery Of Acute Ischemic Stroke - A Clinical And Biomarker Study With Estimation Of Serum Growth Factors: Hina Sharma (India)
HALL B 14.00 - 14.45  ORAL PRESENTATION - MOTOR CONTROL
14.00 - 14.08 Building Effective Spasticity Pathway - Combined Neurorehabiltation And Hand Surgery Clinic, Outcome Of Upper Limb Chronic Spaspicity Management Following Umn Syndrome:
Jai Kulkarni (United Kingdom)
14:09 - 14:17 Effectiveness Of Tendon Transfers In Upper Extremity In The Management Of Spastic Hemiplegia - A Prospective Surgical Study: Anand Varma (India)
14:18 - 14:26 Rehabilitation Of Spinal Cord Injury Patients - An Armed Forces Perspective: Vikas Maheshwari (India)
14:27 - 14:35 Effect Of Daxibotulinumtoxina For Injection (RT002) In Isolated Cervical Dystonia: Week-24 Completers and Subjects Who Had Follow-Up Beyond Week 24: Atul Patel (United States)
14:36 - 14:44 Does Thinking With The Body Is Effective For Cognitive Training? A Randomized Clinical Trial "Thinking In Motion" Study": Maayan Agmon (Israel)
HALL C 14.00 - 14.45  ORAL PRESENTATION: OTHER DISEASES
14.00 - 14.08 Restoring “Body Image” In Chronic Pain: An Innovative Application Of Virtual Reality:
Elise Houdayer (Italy)
14:09 - 14:17 ‘Reboot Online’: A Randomised Controlled Trial Demonstrating That An Internet-Delivered Multidisciplinary Pain Management Program Is Effective In Chronic Pain: Steven Faux (Australia)
14:18 - 14:26 Bringing Epilepsy Out Of The Shadows - Through Counselling and Support Group Meetings:
Pravina Shah (India)
14:27 - 14:35 Repeated Sessions Of Caloric Vestibular Stimulation Reduce The Frequency And Severity Of Episodic Migraine: Mohamed Sakel (United Kingdom)
14:36 - 14:44 Effects Of Gaze Direction Recognition Exercise On Pain Intensity, Balance And Disability Level In Patients With Chronic Neck Pain: Ugur Cavlak (Turkey)
HALL D 14.00 - 14.45  ORAL PRESENTATION: STROKE
14.00 - 14.08 Upper Limb Self-Efficacy Test (Upset- Stroke): Its Validity And Relationship With Participants Age And Time Since Stroke: Auwal Abdullahi (Nigeria)
14:09 - 14:17 Efficacy Of Visual Evoked Response (VER) And Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA) In Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) In Patients Prognosis: Maheswarappa B. M. (India)
14:18 - 14:26 Functional Connectivity Predicts Neuroplastic Response Induced By Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation In Stroke: Opportunities To Individualise Stimulation Based On Connectivity Profile:
Brenton Hordacre (Australia)
14:27 - 14:35 Self-Regulating Brain And Muscle Activity Simultaneously To Minimize Non-Obvious, Compensatory Tendencies During Stroke Rehabilitation: A Randomized Clinical Study: Daphne Menezes (Singapore)
14:36 - 14:44 Robotic Assisted Gait Training (RAGT) For Long Term Rehabilitation Of Stroke Patients:
Ramakant Yadav (India)
HALL E 14.00 - 14.45  ORAL PRESENTATION - STROKE / PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY AND NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASE
14.00 - 14.08 Effect Of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation On Corticomotor Excitability And Motor Function Of The Affected Hand In Subjects With Stroke: Vengamma Bhuma (India)
14:09 - 14:17 Effective Of Electric Somatosensory Stimulation On Upper Limb Function Change In Patients With Chronic Stroke: Jui Ran (China)
14:18 - 14:26 Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Assisted Minimal Incision Flexor Retinaculam Release In Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Sreejith K. (India)
14:27 - 14:35 Role Of Surgeries In Early Ambulation Of Cerebral Palsy Analysis Of1 540 Children:
Sreedhar Thuppal (India)
14:36 - 14:44 Effects And Mechanism Of Mirror Based Integrative Motor And Sensory Training On Upper Limb Function Of Stroke Patients: Chunlei Shan (China)
HALL F 14.00 - 14.45  ORAL PRESENTATION - MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND INFLAMMATORY DISEASES OF CNS / OTHER DISESES
14.00 - 14.08 Effect Of Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy On Fatigue In Patients With Multiple Sclerosis: A Randomized Controlled Trial: Amina Awad (Egypt)
14:09 - 14:17 Life after Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery: Sangeeta Ravat (India)
14:18 - 14:26 Chronic Pain In Multiple Sclerosis: A Longitudinal Study: Bhasker Amatya (Australia)
14:27 - 14:35 Prevalence Of Dysphagia In China: An Epidemiology Survey Among 6102 Participants: Zu Dou (China)
14:36 - 14:44 Profile Of Neurological Symptoms And Vitamin B12 Deficiency In A Neurology Clinic In An Urban Setting In India: Varsha Patil (India)
HALL A 14.45 - 15.30  SIG/NS MEETING
HALL B 14.45 - 15.30  SIG/NS MEETING
HALL C 14.45 - 15.30  SIG/NS MEETING
HALL D 14.45 - 15.30  SIG/NS MEETING
HALL E 14.45 - 15.30  SIG/NS MEETING
HALL F 14.45 - 15.30  SIG/NS MEETING
HALL A 15.30 - 17.00  NEUROINFECTION - DWF (IV)
15.30 - 15.50 CNS Tuberculosis: S.M. Katrak (India)
15.50 - 16.10 HIV: P. Satish Chandra (India)
16.10 - 16.30 NeuroRabies: Joy Desai (India)
16.30 - 16.50 Cerebral Malaria: Dhanpat Kochar (India)
16.50 - 17.00 Q & A
HALL B 15.30 - 17.00  SYMPOSIA 16: LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION DISORDERS
15.30 - 16.00 Cochrane review of evidence for aphasia treatment: Marian Brady (United Kingdom)
16.00 - 16.30 Aphasia assessment: Reza Nilipour (Iran)
16.30 - 17.00 The forgotten cog in the wheel - Caregivers and communication partners: Apoorva Pauranik (India)
HALL C 15.30 - 17.00  SYMPOSIA 17: MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
15.30 - 16.00 Overview on MS in Indian and Asia: Bhim Singhal (India)
16.00 - 16.30 Challenges in MS Rehabilitation in Developing countries: Nirmal Surya (India)
16.30 - 17.00 Neurorehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis - Resilience in Practice: Jurg Kesselring (Switzerland)
HALL D 15.30 - 17.00  SYMPOSIA 18: MOVEMENT DISORDERS
15.30 - 16.00 Overview of guidelines and recent trials on rehab in Parkinson's Disease: Rajinder Dhamija (India)
16.00 - 16.30 Management of advanced Parkinson's Disease with an emphasis on continuous dopaminergic stimulation: Tissa Wijeratne (Australia)
16.30 - 17.00 Role of rehabilitation in Parkinson Plus syndromes: Kuljeet Singh Anand (India)
HALL E 15.30 - 17.00  MODEL OF OUT REACH PROGRAM FOR COMMUNITY REHABILITATION
HALL F 15.30 - 17.00  SESSION - IFNR-VI - SYMPOSIUM ON BACK AND NECK PAIN DISORDER
Chairpersons: H. S. Chhabra, Ram Chaddha
15.30 - 15.50 Surgical and Holistic Rehabilitation of patients with severe Craniovertebral anomalies: Atul Goel
15.50 - 17.10 Chronic neck pain. Tips for early and successful rehabilitation: P. S. Ramani
17.10 - 17.30 Chronic low back pain. Guidelines for rehabilitation: H. S. Chhabra
17.30 - 17.50 Does Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery have a role in early rehabilitation and recovery?:
Arvind G. Kulkarni
17.50 - 18.00 Q & A
HALL H 15.00 - 17.00  PUBLIC FORUM - PARKINSON'S DISEASE
HALL A-C 17.00 -17.45 CLOSING LECTURE
17.00 -17.45 WHO Global Strategy on Rehabilitation - 2030: Alarcos Cieza (Director, Disability and Rehabilitation, WHO, Geneva)
HALL A-C 17.45 - 18.15 VALEDICTORY FUNCTION
 
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