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Neurology 2019: leading edge neurology for the practising clinician - 28/29 March 2019

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It is a pleasure to announce the 2019 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 and a CPC. 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. 

Both courses take place in the spacious and well equipped conference centre at Logan Hall, Institute of Education, Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL

Features:

• A CPC

• Clinical Case discussion

• MRI quiz

• A course book providing speaker profiles

12 CPD points applied for with the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians for the main course

Thursday and Friday Course fees:
Consultant and associate specialists: £225 for 2 days OR £155 per day.
Clinical trainees and research fellows: £155 for 2 days OR £95 per day.

UCL and UCLH staff: £125 for 2 days

Students: £60 for 2 days

Wednesday 27th March - Pre-Course Symposium: Preparing for the Speciality Certificate Exam

Course Fee: £70 for half day course

Programme:  1pm - 5.30pm

1.15-1.30pm Tabish Saifee - Welcome
1.30-2.00pm Patricia McNamara - Neuro infectious diseases
2.00-2.30pm Rahul Phadke - molecular neuropathology of adult gliomas
2.30-3.00pm Alex Rossor - Genetic neuropathies
3.00-3.30pm Break                                                                                                                                                                                                              

3.30-4.00pm Pooja Dasan - obstetric neurology
4.00-4.30pm Michael Parkinson - genetic ataxias
4.30-5.00pm Jasper Morrow - muscle disorders                                                                                                                                                          

5.00-5.05pm Tabish Saifee - Close

Booking (click on the below links to book on UCLs Online Store):

Leading Edge course

Pre-course symposium

Sponsors:

Britannia Pharmaceuticals Limited

This meeting is sponsored by the Pharmaceutical Industry with the presence of exhibition stands, All sponsors have had no input to the content of the meeting. A list of participants names and level (consultant, registrar etc) will be provided to all sponsors at the meeting.

   

 

Programme

Thursday 28th March 2019

TimeTitleSpeaker
8.30-9.30

Registration and coffee

 
9.30

Introduction

 
9.40-10.15

Epilepsy surgery – how to select the right patient

Prof John Duncan
10.15-10.50

Metabolic disease in adult neurology – what do I need to know

Dr Elaine Murphy
10.50-11.20Break 
11.20-12.00

Prize lecture - When the spark goes out: the neuroscience of apathy

Prof Masud Husain
12.00-13.10Lunch 
13.10-13.45MRI QuizDr Matt Adams
13.45-14.20

Autoimmune encephalitis - an update for the practicing neurologist

Dr Mike Zandi
14.20-15.00

CPC

Dr Hadi Manji
15.00-15.30Break 
15.30-16.05

The diagnosis and management of Tourette syndrome

Prof Eileen Joyce
16.05-16.50

SATELLITE – Multiple sclerosis – an update on disease modifying drugs

Prof Jeremy Chataway
16.50-17.30Break 
17.30-19.15

Clinical cases and prize

Selected trainees
19.15Close

 

Friday 29th March 2019

TimeTitleSpeaker
8.30Registration and coffee 
9.10-9.45

Cardiology for the neurologist

Dr Rob Bell
9.45-10.20

Paediatric epilepsy for the adult neurologist

Prof Helen Cross
10.20-10.55Break 
10.55-11.30

Huntington’s disease – can we treat a neurodegenerative disease

Dr Ed Wild
11.30-12.05

Acute stroke management including thrombectomy

Prof Martin Brown

12.05-12.40Lunch 
12.40-13.15

The prodrome of parkinson's disease

Prof Anette Schrag
13.15-13.50

How do I diagnose and manage my patients with non-epileptic attacks

Dr Suzanne O’Sullivan
13.50Close 

Course Lecturers

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