Scientific symposium – Critical connectivity: Assessing and supporting the development of brain and behaviour

Friday, May 18, 2018

Chairperson:
  • Dr Henry Au Yeung Cheuk-lun (Hong Kong)
Speakers:
  • Professor Weili Lin (USA)
  • Dr Daniel Chiu Cheung-shing (Hong Kong)
  • Dr Fanny Lam Wai-fan (Hong Kong)
When
Tuesday, 5 June 2018
18:30 - 22:00
Where
Regency Ballroom, Lobby Level,
Hyatt Regency Hong Kong,
Tsim Sha Tsui

Scientific symposium – Critical connectivity: Assessing and supporting the development of brain and behaviour

Chairperson:

Dr Henry Au Yeung Cheuk-lun (Hong Kong)

Specialist in Paediatrics




 

Speakers:

Professor Weili Lin (USA)

Director, Biomedical Research Imaging Center
Dixie Lee Boney Soo Distinguished Professor of Neurological Medicine
Professor and Vice Chair of Basic Research, Department of Radiology
Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Neurology and School of Pharmacy
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Dr Daniel Chiu Cheung-shing (Hong Kong)

Specialist in Paediatrics
MBBS(HK), FRCPI, FRCPG, FRCPCH(UK), FHKAM(Paed)


 

Dr Fanny Lam Wai-fan (Hong Kong)

Specialist in Developmental-Behavioural Paediatrics
MBChB(CUHK), MRCP(UK), DCH(Ireland), FHKC(Paed), FHKAM(Paed)


 


Programme:

18:30 Registration
 
19:00 Introduction
Dr Henry Au Yeung Cheuk-lun
19:05 Neuroscience in Hong Kong primary care settings
Dr Daniel Chiu Cheung-shing
 
19:30 Longitudinal evaluation of child brain development and behaviour in Hong Kong
Dr Fanny Lam Wai-fan
 
19:55 The brain connectome: Mapping structural and functional connectivity from infancy to early childhood
Professor Weili Lin
 
20:35 Q&A
 
20:45 Dinner
 

Continuous Education Accreditation points pending for:
Hong Kong College of Community Medicine
Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
Hong Kong College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
Hong Kong College of Paediatricians
Hong Kong College of Physicians
Hong Kong Dietitians Association
Hong Kong Nutrition Association
Pharmacy Central Continuous Education Committee

 

WYE-EM-127-APR-18


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Scientific symposium – Critical connectivity: Assessing and supporting the development of brain and behaviour

Chairperson:

  • Dr Henry Au Yeung Cheuk-lun (Hong Kong)
Speakers:
  • Professor Weili Lin (USA)
  • Dr Daniel Chiu Cheung-shing (Hong Kong)
  • Dr Fanny Lam Wai-fan (Hong Kong)

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