Honored Guest Speakers
PhD MBBChir FRCS (SN) FIMC MRCA FRGS OBE
Consultant Neurosurgeon (Imperial College NHS Trust)
Pre-Hospital Care Specialist (Kent Surrey Sussex Air Ambulance)
Professor of Practice Brain Injury, Imperial College London
Gibson Chair (Hon Prof) of Pre-Hospital Care, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
Mark Wilson is a Consultant Neurosurgeon (Imperial Hospitals NHS Trust) and Pre-Hospital Doctor (Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance). He is also Clinical Professor of Brain Injury (Imperial College London) and Hon Professor (the Gibson Chair) of Pre-Hospital Care (Royal College of Surgeons
Edinburgh). His specialist interests are traumatic and hypoxic brain injury. He has worked extensively overseas in many medical roles.
Mark is also co-founder and medical director of GoodSAM (www.goodsmapp.org), a platform that is revolutionising volunteering and emergency services around the world though crowd-sourcing care and the innovative use of video and artificial intelligence to aid emergency response. This, and work for www.clinic.co (providing a free advanced telemedicine service), has been recognised nationally and internationally.
Attending Neurosurgeon and Neurointensivist, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
Instructor of Taiwan Society of Critical Care Medicine
Chairman, Neurocritical care committee, Taiwan Neurosurgical Society (2019~)
Member of board of directors, Taiwan Neurotrauma and Critical care Society (2020 ~ )
Member of education committee, Taiwan society of Critical Care Medicine (2019~)
Member of education committee, Taiwan society of Emergency and Critical care medicine (2019~)
Member of critical care committee, Taiwan Surgical Association (2020~)
Member of United State Neurocritical care society (2010~ )
Chinese Critical care association of Physician – Neurocritical care board member (2016~)
Vice-chairmen of traumatic brain injury committee, The International Chinese Federation of Neurosurgical Sciences (2018~)
Chinese congress of Neurosurgery – Neurocritical care board member (2014~2017)
Taiwan National Defense Medical College, Clinical associate professor
Director, Neurosciences Krishna institute of Medical Sciences
General Counselor, Asian CNS
Member of WFNS anatomy committee
Member of UNESCO Neuroanatomy Executive board
Section Editor- Trauma for Surgical Neurology International
Described CSF shift edema
Described the cooling and cleaning of brain
Classification of extradural Carotid segments and relationships
BSc (Hons), MBBS, PhD (Cantab), FRCS (Surg Neurol), FMedSci
Professor of Neurosurgery
NIHR Research Professor
Head of the Division of Academic Neurosurgery at the University of Cambridge
Director of Clinical Studies at Robinson College, Cambridge
He holds an Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon post at Addenbrooke’s Hospital with a sub-specialist interest in the management of neuro-trauma, specifically head and traumatic brain injury. He has a research interest in acute brain injury, utilising multimodality monitoring technology (measurement of pressure, oxygenation and chemistry) to increase the understanding of the pathophysiology of brain injury, and in the investigation and treatment of concussion. He also leads the international RESCUE studies evaluating the role of decompressive craniectomy in traumatic brain injury.
He was awarded the Olivecrona Prize (the “Nobel Prize for Neurosurgery”) for his work on cerebral metabolism in acute brain injury. He has co-authored over 400 publications (including NEJM, Lancet and Brain) and been lead applicant in over £10m of research grants (including MRC and NIHR). He is joint editor of the book “Head Injury – A Multidisciplinary Approach” and the Oxford Textbook of Neurological Surgery, the first edition of which is currently in preparation.
He is also President of Clinical Neurosciences Section of the Royal Society of Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons Neurosurgical Specialty lead for clinical trials, Chair of the Academic Committee of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons, Secretary of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies, Treasurer of the International Neurotrauma Society, Neurosurgical Representative on the NICE head guidelines development group and Chief Medical Officer for the Formula One British Grand Prix.