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GNG-INA Neuropsychiatry Webinar and Case Discussion – Thursday, 1st June ‘ 23.

Presenter Prof Dennis Velakoulis.

Chair: Prof Amy Brodtmann.

Series Convenor: Dr. Jasvinder Singh, Australia.

  • 9 – 10 am (GMT London) – Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia and Frontotemporal dementia: a family pedigree
  • 10 – 10.30 am (GMT London) – Complex case presentation – Dr Praveen Kumar, Neuropsychiatrist, IoN, Kolkata

Dennis Velakoulis

Professor Dennis Velakoulis is a consultant neuropsychiatrist and director of the Neuropsychiatry Unit, Royal Melbourne Hospital and with Professor Chris Pantelis set up what is now the Neuroimaging Arm of the Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre. He was appointed an NH&MRC Fellow at the Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, where he worked in Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and began world-leading research into the volumetric measurement of the hippocampus and other brain regions in schizophrenia, publishing in journals such as The Lancet and high-impact psychiatric journals including Archives of General Psychiatry. He has published almost 300 Medline-indexed scientific papers. He continues to be involved in research into first-episode and established schizophrenia, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Huntington’s disease and early-onset dementia.

Amy Brodtmann

Professor Brodtmann is a stroke and cognitive neurologist, internationally recognised expert in cognitive disorders, and director of cognitive neurology services at Eastern and Melbourne Health. Her achievements include: >160 papers in high-quality journals; continuous NHMRC funding since her PhD; youngest CIA awarded a Dementia Research Team Grant 2015; twice awarded the Heart Foundation’s most prestigious Future Leader Fellowship. She sits on multiple boards, including editorial board Neurology, International Journal Stroke; AAN Science Committee, and Dementia Australia Research Foundation board and committee. She is leading advocate for dementia patient care via her Dementia Australia Medical Advisor role: the first woman appointed.