Date: 16 Nov 2023

Cerebral Small Vessel Disease

Venue: Online


Event Notes:

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand Cerebral Small Vessel Disease risk factors and their impact on pathophysiology
  • Recognize Cerebral Small Vessel Disease neuroimaging and its relevance for patient outcomes.
  • Evaluate drug and lifestyle approaches for Cerebral Small Vessel Disease management.

Scientific Program:

  • Chair Introductions – Prof. Bo Norrving (Professor in Neurology, Lund University, Sweden)
  • Epidemiology, risk factors & pathophysiologyProf. Christopher Chen (Assoc. Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore)
  • Neuroimaging and clinical implicationsDr. Simon Frandler-Höfler (Neurologist, Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Austria)
  • Pharmacological and lifestyle interventionsProf. Joanna Wardlaw (Chair of Applied Neuroimaging and Head of Neuroimaging Sciences and Edinburgh Imaging, University of Edinburgh, UK)
  • Q&A Discussion, moderated by Dr. Anna Bersano (Director of Cerebrovascular Diseases Istituto Neurologico C. Besta, Italy)
  • Closing Remarks, World Stroke Academy