Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series – Prof. Alasdair MacLullich
“Delirium: meeting the challenge of the most common acute brain disorder in hospital patients”
Professor of Geriatric Medicine, University of Edinburgh Honorary Consultant in General and Geriatric Medicine, Alasdair MacLullich (top right), will be giving a talk at Cambridge University Hospitals about the challenges faced with delirium.
Alasdair MacLullich’s clinical work is in acute geriatric medicine and acute orthogeriatrics and has developed new delirium assessment tools such as the 4AT and the DelApp, and has an active programme of work on cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers of inflammation and brain injury in patients with delirium.
|Date:||Wednesday 28 February 2018|
|Location:||Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre, Cambridge University Hospitals|
About Professor. Alasdair MacLullich
Alasdair trained in medicine and psychology at the University of Edinburgh. He was Clinical Lecturer in Geriatric Medicine, then MRC Clinician Scientist Fellow before becoming Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Edinburgh in 2009. He is the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Co-founder and past President for the European Delirium Association. His main research interests are the neuropsychology and pathophysiology of delirium, he also co-founded the European Delirium Association in 2006.
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