DR THOMAS HIERONYMUS BAK
Lecturer in Human Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Edinburgh
Research Associate of Corpus Ch...
1975-1978 Nowodworski Liceum (High School), Cracow, Poland
RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS (SELECTION)
Since 2008 Heterogeneity of...
Nov 2006 Cindy Kersaitis (University of Sydney, PhD)
July 2004 Alexandro Garcia Caballero (University of Santiago de Compo...
Intermediate knowledge of Russian and French
Basic knowledge of Dutch, Turkish and Japanese
Currently learning: Gaelic and...
PUBLICATIONS
PEER-REVIEWED PAPERS
Bak TH, Crawford LM, Berrios G, Hodges JR (in press) Behavioural symptoms in progressive...
Bak TH, Hodges JR (2004) The effects of Motor Neurone Disease on Language: Further evidence. Brain and
Language. 89(2):354...
Mathuranath PS, Xuereb JH, Bak T, Hodges JR (2000) Corticobasal ganglionic degeneration and/or
frontotemporal dementia? A ...
RECENT POSTER PRESENTATIONS (2006-2009)
Bak TH & Carthery-Goulart MT (2009) The breakdown of syntactic processing in Motor...
RECENT INVITED LECTURES (2006-2009)
KEYNOTE LECTURES
“La degenerazione corticobasale – il camaleonte della neurologia” (“C...
June 2008, Joint Teaching Course of EFNS and Movement Disorders Society (MDS), Uzhorod, Ukraine
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  1. 1. DR THOMAS HIERONYMUS BAK Lecturer in Human Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Edinburgh Research Associate of Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge Vice-President of the World Federation of Neurology, Research Group on Aphasia & Cognitive Disorders School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences University of Edinburgh 7 George Square Edinburgh EH8 9JZ Tel. 0131 650 3441 Fax. 0131 650 3440 e-mail: thomas.bak@ed.ac.uk MAIN RESEARCH INTERESTS • The relationship between language, cognition and movement in neurodegenerative brain diseases • Dissociation between the processing of verbs/actions and nouns/objects and its neural correlates • Cognitive assessment of dementias in different cultural and linguistic environments • The impact of bilingualism on cognitive functions • Cross-linguistic studies of aphasia MAIN CLINICAL INTERESTS • Disorders affecting movement and cognition: Motor Neuron Disease (MND)/ Dementia, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD), ALS/Parkinson/Dementia Complex of Guam • Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) and its overlap syndromes KEY PUBLICATIONS Bak TH, O'Donovan DG, Xuereb JH, Boniface S, Hodges JR (2001) Selective impairment of verb processing associated with pathological changes in the Brodmann areas 44 and 45 in the motor neurone disease / dementia / aphasia syndrome. Brain, 124, 103-120. (Cited 127 times) Hodges JR, Davies R, Xuereb J, Casey B, Broe M, Bak T, Kril J, Halliday G. (2004) Clinicopathological correlates in frontotemporal dementia. Annals of Neurology 56(3), 399-406 (Cited 207 times) CAREER HISTORY 1996-2006 Research associate at the MRC-CBU and the Neurology Unit, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge Establishing and running of the Clinic for Disorders of Movement and Cognition (DMC) 1996-2006; 1995-1996 Senior House Officer (SHO) in Clinical Neurosciences, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge 1991-1994 Medical resident, Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Free University Berlin 1990-1991 Medical resident, Psychiatric Hospital Muensingen, Switzerland EDUCATION 1988-1990 Doctoral Thesis "Acute Aphasias", Neurological Department, University of Freiburg im Breisgau, Supervisor: Prof. Claus W. Wallesch, completed with “Magna cum laude” 1980-1988 Study of medicine in Homburg/Saar and Hamburg, Completed with “Approbation” (medical licence) 1979-1980 Zeppelin-Gymnasium, Stuttgart, completed with "Abitur" (university qualifying exam)
  2. 2. 1975-1978 Nowodworski Liceum (High School), Cracow, Poland RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS (SELECTION) Since 2008 Heterogeneity of cognitive impairment in MND (with Dr. S. Abrahams, Edinburgh) Since 2007 Can bilingualism prevent from dementia? (with Prof. S della Sala and Prof. A Sorace, Edinburgh) Since 2006 The cognitive characterisation of ALS/Parkinsinism/Dementia of Guam (with Prof. J.Steele, Guam) Since 2005 Clinico-pathological study of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (with Prof. G. Halliday, Sydney) Since 2004 Crosslinguistic study of aphasia in Polish speakers (with Prof. W. Marslen-Wilson, Cambridge) Since 2003 Noun and verb dissociations in neurodegenerative diseases (with Prof. F. Pulvermüller, Cambridge) Since 1996 Cognition & motor function in neurodegenerative diseases (with Prof. J. Hodges, Sydney) CLINICAL EXPERIENCE (SELECTION) 1996 – 2006 Establishing and running the Clinic for Disorders of Movement and Cognition (DMC), participation in other specialist clinics including Huntington’s Disease Clinic, Early Dementia Clinic & Memory Clinic 1995 – 1996 Medical resident in neurology, neurosurgery and neuro-intensive care 1991 – 1995 Medical resident in psychiatry, psychotherapy and neurology TEACHING EXPERIENCE (SELECTION) Since 2007 Clinical cognitive neuroscience for MSc in Neuroscience and Neuroinformatics Since 2007 Disorders of Language for MSc in Neuropsychology, Psycholinguistics and Developmental Linguistics Since 2006 Biological Psychology (3rd year) and Neuropsychology (2nd year) lectures Since 2005 Cognitive Psychology, Open University Residential School, Universities of Sussex, Nottingham & Bath 1997 - 2006 Fundamentals of Neuroscience for MSc in Cognitive Neuropsychology at the University of Essex 2005 - 2006 Weekend courses “How the Brain Works”, Board of Continuing Education, Cambridge University 2005 Cognitive Neuropsychology at Cambridge University (lectures & student supervision) PhD SUPERVISION Since 2009 Phillipa Rewaj, Edinburgh University: The nature of speech impairment in MND Since 2008 Dina van der Hulst, Edinburgh University: The Heterogeneity of cognitive impairment in MND Since 2007 Chryssa Retsa, Edinburgh University: Processing of Magnitude and Multitude in Parietal Lobes Since 2007 Georgios Argyropoulos, Edinburgh University: Neural correlates of grammaticalisation Since 2005 Ola Jelowicka, MRC CBU Cambridge: Aphasia in a morphologically complex language (Polish) 2001-2004 Linda Crawford – Clinical Doctorate in Psychology: Behavioural symptoms of PSP and MSA MSc SUPERVISION 2008/9 Cagla Defterali: Can language identify people at risk for schizophrenia? 2008/9 Jennifer Megson, Justin Grace: Time perception and word processing in PSP 2007/8 Blanca Poveda & Jo Philipps, Edinburgh University: Insight and anosognosia in PSP and CBD patients 2007/8 Poornima Raju, Edinburgh University: Verbal fluency in Indian bilinguals living in the UK 2006/7 Ning Zhang, Edinburgh University: Chinese Adaptation of Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination 2005 Lina Hatziantoniou, University of Essex: Number processing in CBD 2004 Georgia Ktistaki, University of Essex: Social cognition in PSP and MSA PhD/MD EXTERNAL EXAMINATION Sep 2009 Jonathan Knibb (Oxford University, MD) Feb 2009 Max Garagnani (MRC CBU Cambridge, PhD)
  3. 3. Nov 2006 Cindy Kersaitis (University of Sydney, PhD) July 2004 Alexandro Garcia Caballero (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, PhD) HONOURS & INVITATIONS Oct 2008 Elected Member of the Academy of Aphasia Aug 2008 Elected Vice-president of the World Federation of Neurology - Research Group on Aphasia and Cognitive Disorders (WFN RGACD), to follow as president at the next meeting in 2010 Sept 2005 Visiting Scholar at Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany 2004 - 2005 Guest editor of the special issue of “Neurocase” devoted to Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) Since 2001 Invited reviewer for “Brain”, “Annals of Neurology”, “Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry”, “Language and Cognitive Processes”, “Cognitive Neurology”, “Neuropsychologia”, “Cortex”, "Neurocase", "Journal of Neurolinguistics", "Journal of Neuropsychology", “Brain and Language”, “Journal of Neurology”, “Aphasiology”, “Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis”, “Bilingualism: Language and Cognition” Invited and Keynote Speaker – see separate page RESEARCH GRANTS Starting 2009 “The nature of speech deficits in MND”, PhD studentship, Scottish MND Association, £ 63 014 (PI) Starting 2009 “Cognitive and Behaviour Change: Understanding Brain Mechanisms”, Silvia Aitken Charitable Trust (Co-applicant, PI S. Abrahams) £ 100 000 2008 “Language Comprehension in Frontotemporal Dementias” Postdoctoral internship for Teresa Carthery from "Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES)", Brasil, £16 776 (PI) 2008 “Bilingualism and Cognition in the Western Isles” University of Edinburgh Research Trust, £ 2970 (PI) 2007 - 2010 “The heterogeneity of cognitive impairment in Motor Neuron Disease”; PhD studentship – MND Association, £ 69 220 (Joint PI with S. Abrahams) 2004.2005 “Aphasia in a morphologically complex language” – Leverhulme, £ 12 655 (with W. Marslen-Wislon) 2000.2004“Clinical and neuropsychological studies of PSP” – PSP Association Europe, £ 42 000 (with J. Hodges) CONFERENCE & SEMINAR ORGANISATION (SELECTION) Sept 2008 Establishing Interdisciplinary Seminar Series of the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences (PPLS), First Speaker: Giacomo Rizzolatti Aug 2008 Organiser of the Biennial Meeting of the World Federation of Neurology - Research Group on Aphasia and Cognitive Disorders (WFN RGACD) in Edinburgh Aug 2007 Co-organiser of the First Meeting of Edinburgh Motor Neuron Disease Research Group (EdMoND) Since 2007 Organiser of the Departmental Seminar Series in Psychology 2002-2006 Organiser of Interdisciplinary Crosstalk Series at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge LANGUAGES Teaching/lecturing experience in English, German, Polish, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian
  4. 4. Intermediate knowledge of Russian and French Basic knowledge of Dutch, Turkish and Japanese Currently learning: Gaelic and Norwegian
  5. 5. PUBLICATIONS PEER-REVIEWED PAPERS Bak TH, Crawford LM, Berrios G, Hodges JR (in press) Behavioural symptoms in progressive supranuclear palsy and frontotemporal dementia. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. Zarei M, Pouretemad H, Bak TH, Hodges JR (in press) Autobiographical Memory in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. European Journal of Neurology. Ghosh B, Rowe J, Calder A, Bak TH (2009) Emotion Recognition in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry; 80: 1143-1145. Shelley BP, Hodges JR, Kipps C, Xuereb J, Bak TH (2009) Is the pathology of corticobasal syndrome predictable in life? Movement Disorders; 24:1593-9. Lesniak M, Bak T, Czepiel W, Seniow J, Czlonkowska (2008) The frequency and prognostic value of cognitive disorders in stroke. Dementia.and geriatric cognitive disorders; 26, 356-63. Antoniades C, Bak T, Carpenter R, Hodges JH, Barker R (2007) The diagnostic potential of saccadometry in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. Biomarkers in Medicine, 1, 487-490. Alladi S, Xuereb J, Bak T, Nestor P, Knibb J, Patterson K, Hodges J (2007) Focal cortical presentations of Alzheimer's disease. Brain, 130, 2636-2645. Hillis AE, Heidler-Gary J, Newhart M, Chang S, Ken L, Bak TH (2006) Naming and Comprehension in Primary Progressive Aphasia: The Influence of Grammatical Word Class. Aphasiology, 20, 246-256. Bak TH, Caine D, Hearn VC, Hodges JR (2006) Visuospatial functions in atypical parkinsonian syndromes. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Pyschiatry. 77, 454-456. Bak, TH, Yancopoulou D, Nestor PJ, Xuereb JH, Spillantini MG, Pulvermüller F, Hodges JR (2006) Clinical, imaging and pathological correlates of a hereditary deficit in verb and action processing. Brain, 129, 321-332. Kersaitis C, Halliday GM, Xuereb JH, Pamphlett RS, Bak TH, Hodges JR, Kril JJ (2006) Ubiquitin-positive inclusions and progression of pathology in frontotemporal dementia and motor neuron disease identifies a group with mainly early pathology. Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology, 32, 83-91. Bak, TH, Crawford LM, Hearn VC, Mathuranath PS, Hodges JH (2005) Subcortical dementia revisited: similarities and differences in cognitive function between Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD) and Multiple System Atrophy (MSA). Neurocase; 11: 268-273. Bak TH, Rogers TT, Crawford LM, Hearn VC, Mathuranath PS, Hodges JR (2005) Cognitive bedside assessment in atypical parkinsonian syndromes, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 76, 420-422.
  6. 6. Bak TH, Hodges JR (2004) The effects of Motor Neurone Disease on Language: Further evidence. Brain and Language. 89(2):354-61 Mathuranath PS, Hodges JR, Mathew R, Cherian PJ, George A, Bak TH (2004) Adaptation of the ACE for a Malayalam speaking population in southern India. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 19, 1188-1194. Hodges JR, Davies R, Xuereb J, Casey B, Broe M, Bak T, Kril J, Halliday G. (2004) Clinicopathological correlates in frontotemporal dementia. Annals of Neurology 56(3), 399-406 Graham N, Bak TH., Patterson K, Hodges JR. (2003) Language function and dysfunction in corticobasal degeneration. Neurology, 63, 493-499. Ho AK, Manly T, Nestor P, Sahakian B, Bak TH, Robbins TW, Rosser AE, Barker RA (2003) A case of Unilateral Neglect in Huntington’s Disease. Neurocase, 9, 261-273. Bak TH, Hodges JR (2003) “Kissing and Dancing” - a test to distinguish the lexical and conceptual contributions to noun/verb and action/object dissociation. Preliminary results in patients with frontotemporal dementia. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 16, 169-181. Bak T, Donald LM, Hearn VC, Hodges JR. (2003) Cognitive and behavioural profile of atypical parkinsonian syndromes. Journal of Neurology,Neurosurgery and Pyschiatry, 74: 397-410. Graham N., Bak TH, Hodges JR (2003) Corticobasal degeneration as a cognitive disorder: A critical review. Movement Disorders. 8(11):1224-32 Spatt J, Bak T, Bozeat S, Patterson K, Hodges JR (2002) Apraxia, mechanical problem solving and semantic knowledge: contributions to object usage in corticobasal degeneration. Journal of Neurology, 249, 601-608. Seniow J, Bak T, Gajda J, Poniatowska R, Czlonkowska A (2002) Cognitive functioning in neurologically symptomatic and asymptomatic forms of Wilson’s disease. Movement Disorders, 17, 1077-1083. Bak TH, O'Donovan DG, Xuereb JH, Boniface S, Hodges JR (2001) Selective impairment of verb processing associated with pathological changes in the Brodman areas 44 and 45 in the motor neurone disease / dementia / aphasia syndrome. Brain, 124, 103-120. Bak TH, Antoun N, Balan KK, Hodges JR. (2001) Memory Lost, Memory Regained: Neuropsycholoogical findings and neuroimaging in two cases of paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis with radically different outcomes. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Pyschiatry 71, 40-47. Bak T. & Hodges JR. (2001) Motor Neuron Disease, Dementia and Aphasia Coincidence, co-occurrence or continuum? Journal of Neurology, 248, (4) 260-270. Berrios GE, Wagle AC, Markova IS, Wagle SA, Ho LW, Rubinsztein DC, Whittaker J, ffrench-Constant C, Kershaw A, Rosser A, Bak T, Hodges JR (2001) Psychiatric symptoms and CAG repeats in neurologically asymptomatic Huntington’s disease gene carriers.Psychiatry Research, 102, 217-225..
  7. 7. Mathuranath PS, Xuereb JH, Bak T, Hodges JR (2000) Corticobasal ganglionic degeneration and/or frontotemporal dementia? A report of two overlap cases and review of literature. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Pyschiatry, 68, 304-312. Bak TH, Hodges JR (1999) Cognition, Language and Behaviour in Motor Neurone Disease: Evidence of Frontotemporal Dysfunction. Dementia and Geriatric Cognititve Disorders, 10 (suppl.1), 29-32. Hodges JR, Patterson K, Ward R, Garard P, Bak T, Perry R, Gregory C (1999) The Differentiation of Semantic Dementia and Frontal Lobe Dementia from early Alzheimer’s Disease: A Comparative Neuropsychological study. Neuropsychology, 13, 31-40. Bak T, Hodges JR (1997) Noun-verb dissociation in three patients with motor neuron disease and aphasia. Brain and Language , 60, 38-41. Bak TH, Bauer M., Schaub RT, Hellweg R, Reischies FM (1995) Myoclonus in patients treated with Clozapine - a case series. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 56, 418-422. Wallesch CW, Bak TH, Schulte-Moenting J (1992) Acute aphasia - patterns and prognosis. Aphasiology, 6, 373-385 Wallesch B, Bak TH, Johannsen HS, Wallesch CW (1990) Ueber die Pathogenese und Prognose der transkortikal- motorischen Aphasia. Sprache, Stimme, Gehoer, 14, 159-162. INVITED REVIEW ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS Bak TH, Hodges JR (2008) Corticobasal Degeneration: clinical aspects. In Duyckaerts C & Litvan I (ed) Handbook of Clinical Neurology: Dementias, 509-521. Bak TH (2007) Frontotemporal Dementia: Overlap syndromes. In Hodges JR (ed) Frontotemporal Dementia (Cambridge University Press), 80-101. Bak TH, Mioshi E (2007) A cognitive bedside assessment beyond the MMSE: the Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination. Practical Neurology, 7: 245-249. Bak TH (2006) Cognitive Profiles of Parkinsonian Syndromes. Advances in Clinical Neurology and Rehabilitation, 6 (5), 12-14. Bak TH, Lennox GG (2005) Dementia with Lewy Bodies, Historical background.Chapter 1(1-8) in O’Brien, McKeith, Ames & Chiu (eds) Dementia with Lewy Bodies; Taylor and Francis; London, New York. Bak TH (2005) Aphasia. Cognitive Primer. Advances in Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, 5 (2): 30-32. Bak TH, Hodges JR (1998) The Neuropsychology of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. Neurocase, 4, 89-94. Wallesch CW, Bak TH (1992) Acute aphasia. In Kuschinsky, W, Hoyer, S., Hartmann, A (eds) Cerebral Ischemia and Dementia.
  8. 8. RECENT POSTER PRESENTATIONS (2006-2009) Bak TH & Carthery-Goulart MT (2009) The breakdown of syntactic processing in Motor Neurone Disease/ Frontotemporal Dementia; 27th European Workshop in Cognitive Neuropsychology, Bressanone, January 2009. Retsa C, Bekinschtein T, Bak TH (2009) Hear or Seen, Left or Right? Effects of spatial position and modality on temrpoal judgements. ; 27th European Workshop in Cognitive Neuropsychology, Bressanone, January 2009. Bak TH, Ramirez Ruiz B, Erzinclioglu S, Hodges JR (2008) Relation between verb/action processing and behavioural measures in patients with Semantic Dementia; Academy of Aphasia, Turku, October 2008. Carthery-Goulart MT, Bak TH (2008) Language Comprehension Deficits can distinguish Frontotemporal Dementia/ Motor Neuron Disease (FTD.MND) from the behavioural variant of Frontotemporal Dementia (bvFTD); Academy of Aphasia, Turku, October 2008. Jelowicka A, Bak TH, Seniow J, Marslen-Wilson W (2008) Dissociating stem and affix-based processing in Polish aphasia. Academy of Aphasia, Turku, October 2008. Bak TH, Everington S, Garvin, S, Sorace A (2008) Difference in performance on auditory attention task between Monolinguals and Bilinguals; International Workshop on Bilingualism, Ghent, September 2008. Ramirez Ruiz B, Erziclioglu S, Hodges JR, Bak TH (2008) Relative preservation of verb/action knowledge in patients with Semantic Dementia and its relationship to behavioural measures. International Cognitive Neurology Meeting, Marmaris, June 2008. Jelowicka A., Bak TH, Seniow J, Marslen-Wilson, W.D. (2008) Dissociation of stem and affix selection processes in Polish fluent and non-fluent aphasia. Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco. Bak TH, Hodges, JR, Steele JC (2007) Towards a better understanding of the relationship between the Mariana Dementia and the ALS/Parkinsonism/Dementia Complex of Guam (Lytico-Bodig). Annual Conference of the Movement Disorders Society, Istanbul, June 2007. Bak TH, Hodges JH (2007) The behavioural changes in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) are not just a mild form of Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD). Annual Conference of the Movement Disorders Society, Istanbul, June 2007. Jelowicka A, Bak TH, Seniow J, Czlonkowska A, Marslen-Wilson WD (2006). Elicitation, irregularity and stem change in non-fluent aphasia: Evidence from Polish. Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco. Bak TH, Xuereb JH, Hodges JR (2006) The importance of cognitive symptoms for the diagnosis of atypical parkinsonian syndromes. Annual Conference of the Movement Disorders Society. Kyoto. Bak TH, Steele JC (2006) New insights into the ALS/Parkinsonism/Dementia Complex (ALS/PDS) of Guam. Annual Conference of the Movement Disorders Society. Kyoto.
  9. 9. RECENT INVITED LECTURES (2006-2009) KEYNOTE LECTURES “La degenerazione corticobasale – il camaleonte della neurologia” (“Corticobasal degeneration: the cameleon of neurology”; Malattie Neurodegenerative, Focus sul Parkinson e sulle demenze. Sept 2009, Catania/Italy. “O sìndrome corticobasal” (“Corticobasal Syndrome”); 2nd Brasilian Meeting on Frontotemporal Dementias, September 2009, São Paulo/Brasil. “Why is William of Ockham not a good guide to dementias” Turkish National Neuroscience Meeting, April 2009, Abant, Turkey “ALS, FTD & behaviour: Learning from the Old Masters”– Opening lecture of the Third International Conference on ALS/FTD, June 2009, London/Ontario, Canada “What can Motor Neuron Disease teach us about Semantics?” British Aphasiology Society Biennial Meeting, September 2007, Edinburgh “Movement, behaviour, language and cognition: putting the puzzle together again”. Annual Meeting of the Indian Psychiatric Association, January 2007, Chennai. India. OTHER INVITED LECTURES (SELECTION) “Degenerazione Corticobasale” (Corticobasal Degeneration”), Focus on Parkinsonism, May 2009, Ancona, Italy “The cognitive and behavioural disorder of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy”, Annual Conference of the European Federation of the Neurological Societies EFNS, August 08, Madrid. “From taxonomy to ecology: changing perspectives on word class deficits”, Annual Cognitive Neurology Meeting, May 2008, Marmaris “Actions, words & concepts: from taxonomy to ecology”, Trieste Symposium on Perception and Cognition October 2007, Trieste, Italy “La relación entre el lenguaje y las alteraciones motoras en las enfermedades neurodegenerativas” (”The relationship between language and motor symptoms in neurodegenerative diseases”) Annual Meeting of the Spanish Society for Neurology, October 2007, Barcelona. “From clinical observation to scientific theory”. Dec 06, Nizam's Medical Institute, Hyderabad, India. TEACHING COURSES (SELECTION) September 2009, Teaching Session at the Neurology Department, University of São Paulo, Brasil May 2009, Teaching Course of the European Federation of Neurological Societies EFNS, Stare Splavy, Czech Republic
  10. 10. June 2008, Joint Teaching Course of EFNS and Movement Disorders Society (MDS), Uzhorod, Ukraine

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