Upcoming Webinar: AHCRN Update

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Hydrocephalus Research Webinar

Join the Hydrocephalus Association and Dr. Mark Hamilton, AHCRN Chair, for an update on the Adult Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (AHCRN). In our next webinar, Adult Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network Update, participants will learn about the goals of the AHCRN, the information collected in the Core Data Registry, and future clinical studies.

The AHCRN is comprised of 4 Clinical Centers located throughout the United States and Canada and the DCC located in at the University of Utah. By coordinating research across 4 centers, the AHCRN is able to efficiently collect patient data, recruit patients for future clinical trials, and simultaneously run multiple clinical trials. Data vetting and analysis is then performed by the highly talented DCC staff which includes data coordinators, managers, and biostatisticians. Through this approach the AHCRN is able to obtain and disseminate high quality and high impact research.

Tune in on Monday, October 5 at 7:00 PM EDT to hear about progress after 1 year of patient enrollment.

Suggested Audience

This webinar is ideal for anyone who wants to learn more about the Adult Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (AHCRN). We welcome patients, their families, health professionals and researchers.


Register_ButtonWe are pleased to offer educational webinars to help you stay informed and current on the latest news surrounding hydrocephalus. These interactive, webinars are completely complimentary.

Meet the Presenter

Dr. Mark HamiltonMark Hamilton, MDCM, FRCSC

Foothills Hospital, University of Calgary
Professor of Neurosurgery, Departments of Clinical Neurosciences, Surgery & Pediatrics
Director of the University of Calgary Adult Hydrocephalus Program
Board of Directors, Hydrocephalus Association

Dr. Hamilton is the Director of the Adult Hydrocephalus Program at the University of Calgary and the Chairman of the Adult Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (AHCRN). He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto in 1979 and his medical degree from McGill University in 1983.

Dr. Hamilton is very committed to hydrocephalus and the work of the association. As a founding member of the AHCRN and the current chair, he has volunteered his time to advance the development of the network. He is passionate about adult hydrocephalus and brings extensive expertise in adult hydrocephalus and normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) as well as his clinical and scientific experience as a neurosurgeon and a researcher. He started his career as a pediatric neurosurgeon, which has fueled a strong commitment to serving the transitioning population of teenagers moving to adult medical care.


Please contact the Hydrocephalus Association by telephone (888) 598-3789 or via e-mail at jennifer@hydroassoc.org.

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