Scottish Cognitive Outcomes from Brain Injury Consortium (SCOBIC)

Launch Meeting, 17th January 2017

Ground Floor Seminar Room, Laboratory Medicine Building,

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF

0930    Coffee/tea and registration

1000    Welcome: Dr Willie Stewart/ Prof Craig Ritchie/ Alzheimer Scotland

1015    Session 1: Brain injury and neurodegeneration: current understanding,

            Prof Craig Ritchie, Edinburgh

1015-1030 Carer perspective, Mrs Lynne Stevenson

1030-1055 Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, Dr Willie Stewart, Glasgow

1055-1120 TBI and late outcomes, including dementia, Prof Alan Carson, Edinburgh

1120-1145 Lifestyle risk factors for dementia, Dr Graciela Muniz Tererra, Edinburgh

1145-1200 Discussion + identify key research questions

1200 Lunch

1300    Session 2: Lifelong outcomes of participation in sport,

Dr Willie Stewart, Glasgow

1300-1325 Physical activity and association w physical and cognitive health, Dr Carlos Celis,


1325-1345 The FIELD study, Miss Emma Russell, Glasgow

1345-1405 The BRAIN study, Prof Damien McElvenny, Edinburgh

1405-1425 PREVENT, Dr Vanessa Raymont, Edinburgh/Oxford

1425-1440 Discussion + identify key research questions

1445 Coffee/tea

1500    Session 3: Junior researchers’ ongoing projects,

Dr Josie Fullerton, Glasgow

1500-1610 7-minute talks, 3 minute questions

1610 – 1620 Discussion + identify key research questions

1620-1630 Summary and close WS/CR