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Webinar: Cervical Dystonia - Posture, Pain & Process

Wednesday, 10th November at 6pm AEST - join us for a free, educational webinar: Cervical Dystonia - Posture, Pain & Process with speakers Dr Andrew Hughes and Prof Con Yiannikas. Chaired by A/Prof Victor Fung, this meeting will focus on clinical reasoning, decision-making and action in the treatment of torticollis; a condition that can present as rotation, extension, flexion and/or shift.

This webinar will be held virtually on myINTERACT. The webinar will be recorded and made available following the event. If you would like to attend live as well as receive the recording, you can register here.

Speaker Biographies:

A/Prof Victor S. C. Fung

Director, Movement Disorders Unit & Head, Department of Neurology, Westmead Hospital; Conjoint Associate Professor, University of Sydney, Australia

Dr. Victor Fung is Conjoint Associate Professor at Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, and Head of Department and Director of the Movement Disorders Unit, Department of Neurology, Westmead Hospital in Sydney, Australia.

He is Co-Chair of the Publications and Communications Oversight Committee of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (IPMDS) and has been a past Treasurer and past Chair of its Congress Scientific Program Committee.

He is Chair of the Asia Pacific Affairs Committee of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists, and is a past-President of the Movement Disorder Society of Australia and New Zealand (MDSANZ). He was the founding Chairperson of the MDSANZ Clinical Research and Trials Group.

Dr Andrew Hughes

Head of Movement Disorder, Austin Health, Melbourne

Dr Andrew Hughes is consultant neurologist and neurorehabilitationist at Austin Health in Melbourne where he is head of the Movement Disorders program. He has extensive experience in clinical research into movement disorders and more generally in areas of degenerative Neurology.

His special areas of interest are in the more complex forms of management of Parkinson’s disease and in the use of Botulinum toxin in the treatment of focal dystonias and spasticity. He is former president of the Movement Disorders Society of Australia and member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of Parkinson’s Australia.

Prof Con Yiannikas

Clinical Professor of Neurology, Sydney University; Senior Visiting Neurologist, Royal North Shore and Concord Repatriation Hospitals

Professor Con Yiannikas is a Clinical Professor of Neurology at Sydney University and a Senior Visiting Neurologist at Royal North Shore and Concord Repatriation General Hospitals.

Prof Yiannikas is director of Inner West Neurology and has longstanding expertise in multiple subspecialty areas of neurology. In particular, he runs clinics specialising in neurophysiology, neuromuscular disease, multiple sclerosis, and movement disorders. He has a strong interest in education and provides postgraduate education in neurophysiology and injectable therapies techniques, and runs a regular national training programme for young injectors. His research interests are broad, and have included the neurophysiological assessment of movement disorders, the clinical applications of botulinum toxin, as well as the origins of evoked potentials and their clinical application in several conditions including multiple sclerosis.

To attend this webinar, please register here.

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