PhD Course on BrainH2O

BrainH2O - to manage intracranial pressure in pathology, we must understand brain fluid dynamics in physiology

Program at a glance

Session 1: ICP – how can we treat it, and what are the challenges in the clinic?
John Pickard, Cambridge University, UK
James Pat McAllister, Washington University School of Medicine, US
Christina Kruuse, Herlev-Gentofte Hospital, DK

Session 2: iNPH – as an acknowledged diagnosis?
Michael Williams, Washington University School of Medicine, US
Carsten Wikkelsø, University of Gothenburg, SE
Steen Hasselbalch, the Neuroscience Center, Rigshospitalet, DK

Session 3: What can we learn from IIH?
Kathleen Digre, University of Utah, US
Alexandra Sinclair, Birmingham University, UK

Session 4: Choroid plexus and its secretory machinery
Maria Lehtinen, Boston Children’s Hospital, US
Roosmarijn E. Vandenbrouche, VIB,
Jeppe Prætorius, Aarhus University, DK

Session 5: CSF secretion, ventricular flow, and lymphatic drainage
Kristopher Kahle, Yale School of Medicine
Nathalie Jurisch-Yaksi, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Steven Proulx, University of Bern, CH

Session 6: Paravascular flow of CSF markers
Jeff Iliff, University of Washington Medical School, US (Glymphatics)
Robert Thorne, Denali Therapeutics & University of Minnesota, US (CNS barriers)

Session 7: What can we measure in humans and what can we model?
Anders Eklund, Umeå University (ICP dynamics in humans)
Gitte Moos Knudsen, the Neurobiology Research Unit, DK (CSF imaging in humans)
Maria Elisabeth Rognes, Simula Research Laboratory, NO (Modelling of CSF movement)
Bryn Martin, University of Idaho, US (CSF movement modeling)

Session 8: CSF biomarkers – what can we achieve with CSF analysis?
Anja Hviid Simonsen, the Neuroscience Center, Rigshospitalet, DK
Kaj Blennow, Gothenburg University, SE
Charlotte Teunissen, Vrije University Amsterdam, NE

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