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Robert Forsyth

Robert Forsyth MA, PhD, FRCPCH, MRCP, DCH

Neurology, Pediatrics Neurology

Tyne And Wear, England, United Kingdom

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Dr Robert Forsyth, MA, PhD, FRCPCH, MRCP, DCH is a Senior Lecturer at the Newcastle University. Rob Forsyth is a specialist paediatric (child) neurologist. As well as leading the clinical children's brain injury service at GNCH he has an active research interest in brain injury in children: how to prevent it, how best to treat it in the early intensive care phase and above all how best to optimise outcomes through rehabilitation. He is developing methods to allow careful, systematic clinical evaluation of novel rehabilitation treatments to see if they improve outcomes. He was the chief investigator for the NIHR-funded Futures children's neurorehabilitation project. and is a co-investigator on the PERMIT study of early rehabilitation in paediatric intensive care. He is the chief investigator for the NIHR EME CRESCENT trial (Seizure control via pH manipulation: a phase II trial of inhaled carbogen as adjunctive treatment of paediatric convulsive status epilepticus). He was UK national training advisor in paediatric neurology 2003-9 and co-edits the Oxford Specialist Handbook in Paediatric Neurology (third edition October 2017). He was on the editorial board of the journal Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology from 2004-2011. He is the secretary of the European Paediatric Neurology Society (2018-).

EVENTS & ACTIVITIES (Speaking, Spoken, and Authored)
  • In-Person Event In-Person Event
  • Speciality Neurology ...
  • Calendar Jan 21 - 23, 2015
  • Location Newcastle upon Tyne, England, GB