Robert Forsyth

Session Title:

Advances in the Medical Understanding of Pediatric ABI: What we know and don’t know

Biography:

Rob Forsyth is a Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Paediatric Neurology in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. He trained in Cambridge, Oxford, Nottingham, Newcastle and Vancouver, Canada. His clinical responsibilities include co-ordination of the regional paediatric Acquired Brain Injury Service in the North East. His NIHR-funded research interests centre on transitional research in the field of paediatric Acquired Brain Injury including measurement of rehabilitation treatment effects and the role of advanced neuroimaging techniques in prediction and promotion of recovery. He was UK national training advisor in paediatric neurology 2003-9

He is editor of the Oxford Specialist Handbook in Paediatric Neurology. He was on the editorial board of Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 2005-2011 and European Journal of Paediatric Neurology (2015-) and is a contributor to the Simulconsult paediatric neurology decision support project (www.simulconsult.com).