Brain Changes in Illness by Dr Jerome Maller @ Cossie Club

13oct5:30 pm6:30 pmBrain Changes in Illness by Dr Jerome Maller @ Cossie Club

Event Details

Learn about brain changes during illness and improving patient care through research.
Globally renown neuroscientist Dr Jerome Maller, visiting from Australia, will give a free community talk on how the brain changes during illnesses such as depression and dementia. He will present this from the perspective of brain scans and relate them to how these changes are seen in behaviour.  Jerome will be joined by Dr Daneh Turner, who will talk about improving patient care through General Electric Healthcare’s (GEHC) research.
Dr Maller is MRI Clinical Science Specialist at GEHC, based in Melbourne, is one of the key GEHC partnership team members supporting Mātai research projects. He has been involved in the rapid advancement of many imaging and brain stimulation technologies. Part of his focus is using MRI technology to try to develop more accurate understanding of brain/mental health disorders and treatments. He is also an adjunct associate professor at Monash University, Department of Psychiatry (CCS), Adjunct Professor at the Australian National University, Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, and Honorary Principal Fellow at the University of Wollongong.
Dr Turner is the GE Research Manager for Australia/New Zealand, and Senior Lecturer at Macquarie University. Daneh is a trained biomedical engineer with an academic research background in biomechanics using imaging technology and computer simulations of orthopaedic surgery and implants to improve surgical outcomes. Her role at GE Healthcare is to facilitate research across the region.
On 14-15 October, Dr Maller will also be available at the Gisborne A&P Show to talk to anyone who has an interest in these topics.
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/brain-changes-in-illness-tickets-433176321037?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse

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Time

(Thursday) 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Location

Gisborne Cosmopolitan Club

190 Derby St, Gisborne

Organizer

Mātai

World-leading research to enhance medical imaging capabilities using advanced software, image-processing, and machine learning. https://matai.org.nz/mailto:info@matai.org.nz

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