North of England Neurological Association North of England Neurological Association

North of England Neurological Association

Annual meeting 30th November - 1st December 2007
Majestic Hotel Harrogate
Friday 30th November 2007

Guest lecture 7:00 pm
Professor David Chadwick

Professor of Neurology, University of Liverpool

Neuroscience in the North of England – Past, Present and Future

Dinner 8:00 pm
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Academic Programme

Saturday 1st December 2007

9.00 am



Research Symposium PART 1

9.30 am

Treating high grade gliomas in the elderly: the end of ageism?
N Mukerji et al (Middlesbrough)

9.45 am

A model of cerebral involvement in mitochondrial disease
R Whittaker et al (Newcastle)

10.00 am

When the eyes become the limelight
Hewamadduma (Sheffield)

10.15 am

Progressive aphasia: one or many syndromes?
Knibb et al (Manchester)

10.30 am – 11.30am

Coffee & Exhibition

11.30 am

Research Symposium PART 2

11.30 am

Tracking patients' metaphors in the differential diagnosis of seizure disorders
Plug & Reuber (Sheffield)

11.45 am

Genetic predictors of pharmacoresistant epilepsy: an analysis of candidate single nucleotide polymorphisms
Hitiris et al (Leeds)

12.00 pm

Mitochondrial dysfunction as a cause of axonal degeneration in the progressive stage of multiple sclerosis
Mahad et al (Newcastle)

12.15 pm


12.30 – 12.45

Annual General Meeting

12.45 pm – 1.45pm


1.45 pm


2.00 pm

Clinical Cases

2.05 pm

When Fate Beckons
S Taggart (Middlesbrough)

2.15 pm

Thank you for not treating my wife!
NA Fletcher (Liverpool)

2.25 pm

Familial Cervical Myelopathy
N Mukerji (Middlesbrough)

2.35 pm

Unilateral moving toes without pain - a variant of the painful legs moving toes syndrome?
U Wieshmann (Liverpool)

2.45 pm

To sleep: perchance to dream…
P Reading (Middlesbrough)

2.55 pm

Title TBC
G Young

3.05 pm


3.15 pm


3.25 pm