Events/Conferences

Events/Conferences

PhonoCon 2018

14th Annual Conference of the Association of Phonosurgeons of India

Dates : February 02 - 04, 2018

Organized by the Department of ENT, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in association with AOI Kochi

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Visit website >> www.phonocon2018.com

 

Epileptology Fellowship at Amrita Advanced Centre for Epilepsy

One of the most advanced comprehensive epilepsy centres in India is inviting applications for Epilepsy Fellowships. Two seats are available every year. Duration of the fellowship is one year. The fellowship is designed provide expertise and proficiency in the following areas:

  • Comprehensive understanding: Refractory epilepsy, epilepsy syndromes, women with epilepsy, pediatric epilepsy
  • Advanced electrophysiology of epilepsy including electrical source localization
  • Presurgical evaluation of epilepsy, including:
    1. VEEG telemetry,
    2. Advanced interictal EEG/ictal EEG/semiology characterization,
    3. Ictal SPECT,
    4. Interictal PET,
    5. 3T and functional MRI
  • Advanced techniques in epilepsy surgery:
    1. Intracranial EEG,
    2. detailed SEEG methodology,
    3. functional brain mapping (fMRI, intraoperative & extraoperative electrocortical stimulation, Wada),
    4. Advanced Intracranial EEG analysis (HFO mapping, CCEP, ictal onset stimulation mapping,
    5. intraoperative electrocorticography,
    6. advanced image coregistry techniques as applied to epilepsy surgery,
    7. Neuromodulation therapy including DBS.
  • Comprehensive clinical experience in long-term medical management of epilepsy including:
    1. ketogenic diet
    2. evidence-based drug management.
  • Research thesis in clinical epileptology

Interested candidates are advised to send resume and contact:

K. Radhakrishnan MD, DM, FAMS, FAAN, FANA
Head, Amrita Advanced Centre for Epilepsy
Professor, Department of Neurology
Email: kradhakrishnan@aims.amrita.edu or md@aims.amrita.edu

Fellowship in Paediatric Neurosurgery (FPNS)

This is a 2 year Fellowship program aimed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the spectrum of neurosurgical problems in children. The program is meant to be comprehensive in terms of surgical training and research on the subject.

The objectives are enumerated below:

  • To learn the basic management of paediatric cases with acute and chronic neurosurgical conditions
  • To learn operations for hydrocephalus, tumors and craniofacial pathologies/craniosynostoses
  • To learn operations for craniocervical disorders, tethering lesions in spine and simple spinal fixations for trauma and congenital conditions
  • To gain experience in various essential neurosurgical adjuncts intraoperative neuromonitoring, minimally invasive neurosurgery/ neuroendoscopy
  • To learn the perioperative management of neonates and children who have undergone surgery
  • To become well versed in managing short term and long term issues of congenital paediatric neurosurgical disorders
  • To develop and pursue mentored research in paediatric neurosurgery field

Eligibility Criteria

Essential: Post graduate training in Neurosurgery
Desirable: Demonstration of interest in Paediatric Neurosurgery and research
Duration of Program: 24 months
Closing date of application: March 31st, 2018
(Course starting in June 2018)

To apply

Please send the following to: neurosurgery@aims.amrita.edu

Sub: Fellowship in Paediatric Neurosurgery
Curriculum Vitae – include 2 referees, and list your publications in Vancouver citation style.
Personal statement to support your application (no more than 1000 words).
A research proposal that can be completed in 12 months. (One side of A4 page).

For further information

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre,
Ponekkara P.O., Kochi-41, Kerala, India.
Phone: +91 (484) 2851234, Ext: 1309/1316, Dr. Suhas Udayakumaran (Core Faculty)
Email: neurosurgery@aims.amrita.edu / suhasudayakumaran@aims.amrita.edu
web: www.amritahospitals.org

Radiosurgery For Intracranial Indications : Update

Organised by :
Dept of Radiation Oncology & Neurosurgery,
Amrita Institute of Medical Science, Kochi
in association with AROI- Kerala Chapter
(Association of Radiation Oncology of India)

On 16th December, 2017, 9 - 6 pm
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi

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International Conference on “Obesity – A Multifaceted Approach”

Dates : December 01 - 02, 2017

The conference focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to obesity, its prevention and management. Experts from relevant fields like Public Health, Medicine, Nursing, Bariatric Surgery, Nutrition, Biochemistry, Psychology, Psychiatry, including an International Expert in Obesity Psychiatry will be sharing their experience.

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