Presentations and lectures

2012

Michou E, Mistry S, Vidyasagar R, Downey D, Williams S, Hamdy S.  "Bilateral modulation of functional cortical swallowing activity and neurotransmitter concentrations after paired associative brain stimulation: a fMRI and magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) study". European Society for Swallowing Disorders (ESSD), Barcelona, Spain, October 2012 (ORAL PRESENTATION).

Michou E, Mistry S, Downey D, Williams S, Hamdy S.  "Novel evidence for modulation of functional cortical swallowing activity after paired associative brain stimulation: A functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) study".  Dysphagia Research Society, Toronto, Ontario, Canada,

Vasant DH, Hamdy S, Michou e, Mistry S. "The novel brain stimulation intervention of transcranial direct current stimulation restores brain and swallowing function after 'virtual-lesion' to human pharyngeal motor cortex".  Digestive Disease Week (DDW), San Diego, USA, May 2012 (ORAL PRESENTATION).

Vasant DH, Hamdy S, Michou E, Mistry S. "Contralesional application of the novel brain stimulation intervention transcranial direct current stimulation (TDCS) restores brain and swallowing function in the human pharyngeal motor cortex". British Society of Gastroenterology/Digestive Disorders Foundation, Liverpool, June 2012 (ORAL PRESENTATION).

Vasant D, Mistry S, Jayasekeran V, Michou E, Hamdy S.  "Sustained frequency dependent changes in human pharyngeal motor cortex excitability can be induced by neuronavigated cerebellar repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)". European Society for Swallowing Disorders (ESSD), Barcelona, Spain, October 2012 (POSTER/MINI ORAL PRESENTATION - BEST POSTERS SECTION).

2013

Michou E, Harris ML, Vania A, Dick J, Kellet M, Rothwell J, Hamdy S. "Dissociating the cortical mechanisms underlying swallowing disorder to dopaminergic interventionin Parkinson's disease: A transcranial magnetic stimulation study". Dysphagia Research Society, Seattle, USA, March 2013 (ORAL PRESENTATION).

Vasant DH, Mistry S, Jayasekeran V, Michou E, Hamdy S, Leipzig S. "High-frequency neuronavigated cerebellar repetitive Transcranial Magetic Stimulation (rTMS) increases human pharyngeal motor cortex excitability". International Conference on Non-invasive Brain Stimulation, Leipzig, Germany, March 2013 (POSTER PRESENTATION).

Vasant D, Mistry S, Jayasekeran V, Michou E, Hamdy S. "Activation of human cortical swallowing projections by high-frequency neuronavigated cerebellar stimulation". Digestive Disease Week (DDW), Florida, USA, May 2013 (POSTER OF DISTINCTION).

Harrison E, Herrick AL, McLaughlin J, Lal S.  "Long-term survival of patients with systemic sclerosis on home parenteral nutrition: 27 years experience".  Digestive Diseases Week (DDW), Orlando, USA, May 2013 (POSTER PRESENTATION).

Harrison E, Herrick AL, McLaughlin J, Lal S.  "Long-term survival of patients with systemic sclerosis on home parenteral nutrition: 27 years experience". British Society of Gastroenterology, Glasgow, June 2013 (ORAL PRESENTATION).

Vasant D, Mistry S, Jayasekeran V, Michou E, Hamdy S. "Neuronavigated repetitive cerebellar stimulation produces long-lasting activation of human cortical swallowing projections". British Society of Gastroenterology, Glasgow, June 2013 (ORAL PRESENTATION).

Nimmons D, Pendleton N, Payton T, Wilkinson J, Hamdy S. "A novel association between COMT gene polymorphisms and risk of symptomatic dysphagia in the elderly".  British Society of Gastroenterology, Glasgow, June 2013 (POSTER PRESENTATION).

Wasse LK, Bryant C, McKie S, McLaughlin JT. "Differential effects of intragastric glucose and fructose on human brain activation, a physiological function magnetic resonance imaging study". International Union of Physiological Sciences, Birmingham, July 2013 (POSTER PRESENTATION).

Bryant C, Wasse L, McKie S, McLaughlin J. "Effect of sequential oral and gastrointestinal stimulation on brain BOLD responses to glucose". International Union of Physiological Sciences, Birmingham, July 2013 (POSTER PRESENTATION).

Wasse LK, Coulson T, Bryant C, McKie S, McLaughlin JT. "Central effects of exenatide, a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist, on human brain activation". International Union of Physiological Sciences, Birmingham, July 2013 (POSTER PRESENTATION).

Harrison E, Hayes S, Lal S. "All that glitters is not gold". North West Gastroenterology Meeting, Lytham, July 2013 (POSTER PRESENTATION).

Harrison E, Herrick AL, McLaughlin J, Lal S. "Long-term survival of patients with systemic sclerosis on home parenteral nutrition". North West Gastroenterology Meeting, Lytham, July 2013 (ORAL PRESENTATION).

Nimmons D, Pendelton N, Payton T, Wilkinson J, Hamdy S. "COMT gene polymorphisms are associated with symptoms of dysphagia in an elderly population". 3rd Congress of the European Society for Swallowing Disorders (ESSD), Malmo, Sweden, September 2013 (POSTER PRESENTATION).

Nimmons D, Michou E, Jones M, Pendelton N, Horan M, Hamdy S. "A longitudinal study of risk of pneumonia death in independently living older people with symptoms of dysphagia identified on questionnaire survey".  3rd Congress of the European Society for Swallowing Disorders (ESSD), Malmo, Sweden, September 2013 (ORAL PRESENTATION).

Vasant D, Michou E, Tyrrell P, Vail A, Mistry S, Jayasekeran V, Anwar S, Gamble E, Hamdy S. "Long-term improvement in dysphagia severity following pharynageal electrical stimulation (PES) after acute stroke: A phase II double-blinded randomised controlled trial". European Society for Swallowing Disorders (ESSD), Malmo, Sweden, September 2013 (ORAL PRESENTATION).Harrison E, Herrick AL, McLaughlin J, Lal S.  "An assessment of the nutritional status of patients with systemic sclerosis". British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN), Harrogate, November 2013 (ORAL PRESENTATION).

Harrison E, Herrick AL, McLaughlin J, Lal S.  "22 years experience managing patients with systemic sclerosis on home parenteral nutrition".  British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN), Harrogate, November 2013 (ORAL PRESENTATION).

Harrison E, Herrick AL, McLaughlin J, Lal S. "An assessment of the nutritional status of patients with systemic sclerosis". British Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, November 2013 (ORAL PRESENTATION).

Michou E, Dick J, Kellet M, Rothwell J, Hamdy S. "Characterising neurophysiological mechanisms underlying dysphagia in Parkinson's Disease: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study during 'on' and 'off' Levodopa". 20th World Congress on Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders, Geneva, Switzerland, December, 2013.

2014

Michou E. "Balancing a research and a clinical career: is it possible?" Invited Presentation at Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC), Manchester, January 2014.

Michou E, Harris L, Puchooa D, Sanders D, Hamdy. "Effects of levodopa on measurements of swallowing physiology in Parkinson's".  UK Swallowing Research Group (UKSRG) Conference, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, February 2014.

Michou E. "Neurostimulation in dysphagia". Invited Presentation at UK Swallowing Research Group (UKSRG) Conference, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, February 2014.

Michou E, Smith C, Denegri S.  "Engaging users in research". Workshop at UK Swallowing Research Group (UKSRG) Conference, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, February 2014 (WORKSHOP PRESENTER).

Harrison E, Herrick AL, McLaughlin JT, Lal S. "22 years experience of patients with systemic sclerosis on home parenteral nutrition". Systemic Sclerosis World Congress, Rome, February 2014 (POSTER PRESENTATION).

Harrison E, Herrick AL, McLaughlin JT, Lal S. "Comparison of mid upper arm anthropometry to body mass index in patients with systemic sclerosis". Systemic Sclerosis World Congress, Rome, February 2014 (POSTER PRESENTATION).

Hughes M, Harrison E, Paine P, Herrick AL. "An alternative approach to the management of a patient with systemic sclerosis-myositis associated with dysphagia". Systemic Sclerosis World Congress, Rome, February 2014 (POSTER PRESENTATION).

Hughes M, Harrison E, Paine P, Herrick AL. "A multi-disciplinary approach to the management of a patient with rapidly progressive systemic sclerosis, severe gastrointestinal involvement and malnutrition". Systemic Sclerosis World Congress, Rome, February 2014 (POSTER PRESENTATION).

Michou E. "Dysphagia in Parkinson's Disease: A therapeutic challenge?" Invited Presentation at Dysphagia Conference: Unravelling the Complexities. Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland, April 2014.

Michou E. "Neurophysiology of swallowing and neurostimulation in dysphagia after stroke". Invited Presentation at Dysphagia Conference: Unravelling the Complexities. Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland, April 2014.

Michou E. "Swallowing in Parkinson's Disease". Invited Presentation at Primary Care and Public Health Conference, NEC Birmingham, May 2014.

Harrison E, Herrick AL, McLaughlin JT, Lal S. "Retrospective review of patients with systemic sclerosis on home parenteral nutrition".  British Society of Rheumatology, Liverpool, May 2014 (POSTER PRESENTATION).

Harrison E, Herrick AL, McLaughlin JT, Lal S. "Comparison of mid upper arm anthropometry to body mass index in patients with systemic sclerosis". British Society of Rheumatology, Liverpool, May 2014 (POSTER PRESENTATION).

Raginis-Zborowska A. "Genetic determinants of swallowing symptoms related to dysphagia in older healthy individuals". Euopean Society for Swallowing Disorders (ESSD), Brussels, Belgium, October 2014.

Michou E, Puchooa D, Hamdy S. "The effects of levodopa on swallowing safety, kinematics and hyoid bone peak measurements in Parkinson's disease".  European Society for Swallowing Disorders (ESSD), Brussels, Belgium, October 2014.

Michou E, Puchooa D, Hamdy S. "Swallowing safety and physiology changes with levodopa in people with Parkinson's disease with and without swallowing impairments". Parkinson's Disease UK, York, November 2014.