Join us for an enthralling evening where two world renowned neuroscientists discuss their own breakthroughs in neurology.
Distinguished Professor Sir Richard Faull will be speaking about recent breakthroughs in brain research from the Neurological Foundation Human Brain Bank, and world-class neurologist Professor Alan Barber will give an update on his ground-breaking clot retrieval process. Following these two talks will be the Neurological Foundation Annual General Meeting where Dr Barry Snow, Chairman of the Council and CEO Richard Easton will discuss a year in review, and the accomplishments the Foundation was able to achieve through the generosity of our supporters.
When i first saw a human brain as a third-year medical student, I was transfixed - I couldn't believe this beautiful organ could do so much for us. It gives us our senses, intelligence, personality, sense of excitement - everything
There will be an audience Q&A after Sir Richard Faull and Professor Alan Barber have given their presentations, and then our Annual General Meeting will commence. Prior to the event starting we will have a mingle hour from 5.30 – 6.30 pm with our speakers, accompanied by drinks and nibbles.
- Doors will open at 5.30 pm with a mix and mingle hour prior to the event starting promptly at 6.30 pm
- Registration for a free ticket is necessary prior to the event
Distinguished Professor Sir Richard Faull
Distinguished Professor Sir Richard Faull is a neuroscientist and academic who specialises in human neurodegenerative diseases. He is a Distinguished Professor of Anatomy and Director of the Centre for Brain Research at the University of Auckland. Founder and Director of the Neurological Foundation Human Brain Bank.
Professor Alan Barber
Professor Barber is a neurologist and stroke sub-specialist. He graduated from the Otago Medical School and completed his neurology training in Auckland, New Zealand in 1997. He was appointed the Neurological Foundation of New Zealand Professor of Clinical Neurology at the University of Auckland in 2008 and also Deputy Director of the Centre for Brain Research at the University of Auckland in 2009.