UCL Institute of Neurology


Neurology 2016: leading edge neurology for the practising clinician - 30th March to 1st April 2016


It is a pleasure to announce the 2016 programme for this annual course, a highlight of the British Neurology calendar. The course is designed for Consultants and senior trainees in neurology and other neuroscience specialties, from the UK, Europe and worldwide, and aims to provide a practical update on the hospital management of neurological diseases. The focus of the course is on everyday neurological practice which will include lectures, video sessions, a CPC and a debate. The course will be didactic, but also entertaining and informative, and will be accompanied by a detailed course book providing extensive background material and papers. 

As a precursor to the course there is also a half day event on the afternoon of Wednesday 30th March 2016 aimed at Clinical Trainees and Research Fellows in Neurology and associated specialities.

The main course takes place on Thursday 31st March to Friday 1st April 2016, in the spacious and well equipped conference centre at Logan Hall, Institute of Education, Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL

Features include: 

  • ‘The Nobel lecture; by Professor John O’Keefe, winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, and Professor at UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Queen Square
  • 6 plenary topics, taught by a faculty of 17 consultant staff from the National Hospital, Queen Square:

    - therapy in advanced neurological disease
    - the clinical applications of neurogenetics
    - the clinical applications of neuroimmunology 
    - organisation of neurological services
    - where diagnosis is difficult
    - the impact of new neuroimaging techniques in the neurological clinic

  • A debate ‘The battle of the Geraints’, between Geraint Rees and Geraint Fuller on the motion: ‘Neurology and psychiatry should be a single discipline ‘
  • A video session on sleep disorders by Professor Matthew Walker
  • A CPC session led by Dr Michael Lunn

12 CPD points awarded by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians

Course fees:
Consultant and associate specialists: £195 for 2 days OR £145 per day.
Clinical trainees and research fellows: £135 for 2 days OR £85 per day; £55 for half day on Wednesday only


Platinum Sponsor
Britannia Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Other sponsors
Allergan Neurosciences and Urology
Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Limited
Eisai Europe Ltd
Genzyme Therapeutics Ltd
UCB Pharma Ltd

All sponsors have had no input to the content of the meeting

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Course Lecturers

ACNR report on Neurology 2015

Neurology 2015 Booklet