October 16th, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. in the Ross
Conference room (R 4.02)
Athanasios Katsarkas M.D., M.Sc., FRCS(C)
Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, McGill
Dizziness Clinic, Royal Victoria Hospital where
close to 26,000 dizzy patients have been evaluated
Co-director of the Vestibular Research Laboratory at
the Royal Victoria Hospital
"How we stand on two feet and why we fall"
For many years, Dr
Katsarkas has participated in research on the
function and dysfunction of the vestibular system
(inner ear) alone or in collaboration with members
of the Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, McGill
University. This research is known internationally
(over one hundred publications).
years, he has supervised alone or in collaboration
with bio-medical engineers, a number of graduate
students for M.Sc. or Ph.D. working on the function
and dysfunction of the vestibular system (balance).
To participate you must be:
(intervals of 60 days or more between menstrual periods)
post-menopausal (no menstruation for 1 to 5 years)