Educational Lectures

Giovanni Cioni

Giovanni Cioni

Scientifc Director, IRCCS Fondazione Stella Maris, Italy, Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa

Giovanni Cioni is Full Professor of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy. He obtained laurea cum laude, University of Florence, School of Medicine, and Specializations in Child Neurology and Psychiatry and in Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Pisa.

Karen-Meeteren

Karen van Meeteren

Why should you involve clients or family in clinical research?
Tools for client engagement: the participation matrix
Karen van Meeteren

Jules Becher

Jules Becher

Prof. Jules Becher did finish his medical education on the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in 1978.  He specialised in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and in October 1985 he finished his specialization.  In 1986 he started at the University Hospital VU medical center in Amsterdam as paediatric physiatrist. In 2000, he finished his PhD on measurement of impaired muscle function in stroke patients. At that time, he has been an expert in treatment of children with Cerebral Palsy.

Andrea Guzetta

Andrea Guzzetta

Early intervention in high-risk newborns: the VISIBLE project
Andrea Guzzetta (Pisa)

Jules Becher

Jules Becher

Prof. Jules Becher did finish his medical education on the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in 1978.  He specialised in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and in October 1985 he finished his specialization.  In 1986 he started at the University Hospital VU medical center in Amsterdam as paediatric physiatrist. In 2000, he finished his PhD on measurement of impaired muscle function in stroke patients. At that time, he has been an expert in treatment of children with Cerebral Palsy.

Hans Forssberg

Hans Forssberg

Hans Forssberg is Professor in Neuroscience at Karolinska Institutet and Consultant in Neuropaediatrics at Astrid Lindgren Children’s Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. He is president of the International Alliance of Academies of Childhood Disability and past chairman of the European Academy of Childhood Disability.

Juliet Goldbart

Juliet Goldbart

Juliet Goldbart is a developmental psychologist and Professor of Developmental Disabilities at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

Arnab Seal

Arnab Seal

Arnab is a neurodevelopmental paediatrician based in Leeds, UK and is the current Chair of the European Academy of Childhood Disability (EACD). He is affiliated to University of Leeds and is a Course Organiser of the MSc Child Health programme in Leeds. Arnab has a strong interest in global education and has been the Chair of the Global Professional Education Programme of the International Alliance of Academies of Childhood Disability (IAACD) from 2014. He is also a Steering Group member of the IAACD

Bernard Dan

Bernard Dan

Bernard Dan is a paediatric neurologist and rehabilitation physician based in Brussels. He is professor of neuroscience at the Université libre de Bruxelles, medical director of Inkendaal Rehabilitation Hospital, and Editor-in-Chief of Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology.

Christopher Newman

Christopher Newman

Christopher Newman is head physician and Senior Lecturer in the Woman-Mother-Child Department at Lausanne University Hospital. He is head of the Paediatric Neurology and Neurorehabilitation Unit where he leads a multidisciplinary research programme on the rehabilitation of motor disorders in childhood.