EDS UK are delighted to announce that we will be hosting the leading medical professionals in their field from the USA to talk to our community about the issues that can face people with EDS with chiari, cranial instability, tethered cord syndrome, headaches and TMJ.
Please note that children over 12 are welcome but there will be no children's activities or supervision.
Tickets: £30 members, £45 non members
Date: Saturday June 13th 2015
Location: Holiday Inn Elstree, Barnett Bypass, London, WD6 5PU
The speakers include:
✍ Dr Fraser Henderson, Director of Neurosurgery at Doctors Hospital and Director of the Chiari Center of Excellence, Maryland USA. Dr Henderson is is focused on the development of the understanding and treatment of deformity induced injury to the brainstem and spinal cord in Chiari Malformation and Ehlers Danlos Syndrome.
✍ Dr Clair Francomano, Associate Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA. In 2008, and every year since, Dr. Francomano has been named among "Baltimore's Best Medical Geneticists" by Baltimore Magazine. Her clinical and research interests include the hereditary disorders of connective tissue and skeletal dysplasias. She received EDNF's Shining Star award in 2012 for her dedication to people with EDS.
✍ Dr John Mitakides, Kettering Medical Center and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, USA. Dr. Mitakides is a leading expert in craniofacial pain and TMJ disorder in the Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) patient.
Tickets: £30 members of EDS UK, £45 non members
Purchase here: http://bit.ly/chiariconference
Membership is £15 per year and discount applies to all those living in your household. You can become a member at www.ehlers-danlos.org
This conference will be filmed and videos of all of the talks will be available for members who cannot attend.