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NIHR Cambridge BRC Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series, 28/2/18, Cambridge

Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre
(Addenbrooke’s Hospital)

Wednesday 28th February 2018 – 17.00

Co-host – Cambridge Institute of Public Health and the Department of Medicine for the Elderly

Guest Lecturer: Prof. Alasdair MacLullich
Professor of Geriatric Medicine, University of Edinburgh
Honorary Consultant in General and Geriatric Medicine, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Co-founder and past President, European Delirium Association

Title of talk:
“Delirium: meeting the challenge of the most common acute brain disorder in hospital patients”

Alasdair MacLullich 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. His main research interests are the neuropsychology and pathophysiology of delirium. He 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. Alasdair MacLullich’s clinical work is in acute geriatric medicine and acute orthogeriatrics. He is also active in delirium education and quality improvement work. He co-founded the European Delirium Association in 2006.
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