North of England Neurological Association North of England Neurological Association

North of England Neurological Association

Annual meeting 23rd - 24th November 2012
Majestic Hotel Harrogate
Friday 23rd November 2012

Guest lecture 7:00 pm

Mr Graham Flint

Consultant Neurosurgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

Chiari Malformations and Syringomyelia - a Disorder of CSF Dynamics

Dinner 8:00 pm
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Academic Programme

Saturday 24th November

9:00

Coffee

9:30

A panel of serum cytokines/chemokines can distinguish between patients with neuromyelitis optica and multiple sclerosis and identifies potential pathophysiological mechanisms and therapeutic targets
Michael BD, Elsone L, Griffiths M, Farragher B, Borrow R, Solomon T, Jacob A
Presenter Liene Elsone

9:43

Neurodegeneration caused by intronic expansions of C9ORF72 is a clinically heterogeneous but pathologically distinct disease
Johnathan Cooper-Knock, J. Robin Highley,  Judith Hartley, Antonio Milano, Stephen Sawcer, Alistair Compston, Antonina Frolov, Gavin Charlesworth, Nicholas Wood, Oliver Bandmann, Christopher J McDermott, Janine Kirby, Paul Ince, Pamela Shaw

9:56

Elevated creatine kinase suggests better prognosis in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Muhammad Rafiq

10:09

A prospective pilot study measuring muscle volumetric change in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Thomas Jenkins, Christine Burness, Ganesh Rao, Daniel Connelly, Nigel Hoggard, Iain D Wilkinson, Susan Mawson, Christopher McDermott, Pamela Shaw

10:22

UK management of ICH injury. Part II
Kamran Abid

10:35

Coffee and exhibition

11:30

Imaging the premonitory phase of migraine - new insights into generation of the migraine attack
Farooq H. Maniyar, Till Sprenger, Christoph Schankin and Peter J. Goadsby  

11:43

On visual psychophysics
Gemma Maxwell

11:56

Is it better to have a subarachnoid haemorrhage on a weekday?
Farouk Olubajo, Sayal P, Bagga V, Lawson A, Carroll T, Maliakal P, Hodgson T, Coley S, Patel UJ

12.09

Telestroke in South Yorkshire
Esther Hobson on behalf of the North Trend Stroke Strategy project

12:22

Outcomes of epilepsy surgery in adults at Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust
Ann Varghese, Chumas P, Goodden J, Goulding P, Ismail A

12.35

Self reported adverse effects of mono and polytherapy for epilepsy
Kris Milinis, Tom Andrew, Gus Baker, Udo Wieshmann

12.50

Annual General Meeting

13.10

Lunch

13.50

Award of Presidential medal

14:00

NENA Cases

14:00

Intra-vascular CNS B-cell lymphoma: presentation of 5 cases
Azzam Ismail, Consultant Neuropathologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals – NHS Trust – Leeds

14:10

Helicopter to the rescue
Ptolemy G Sarrigiannis and Richard Grünewald, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield.

14:20

In Pursuit of the Tasmanian Devil
David McKee

14:30

Not another TIA
Richard Davey

14:40

Hyponatraemia, fast or slow?
David Chadwick

14:50

CPC
Mark Doran & Matt Jones

15:10

Pathology
Danny Crooks

16:00

End of meeting