North of England Neurological Association North of England Neurological Association

North of England Neurological Association

Annual meeting 23rd - 24th November 2013
Majestic Hotel Harrogate

Friday 23rd November 2013

Guest lecture 7:00 pm

Professor Mark Richardson

Recreating the brain in a computer: insights into epilepsy

Dinner 8:00 pm
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Academic Programme

Saturday 24th November

9:00

Coffee

9:15

Research Symposium I (Basic and Clinical)

9:15

Accumulation of sodium is associated with disability and progression in Multiple Sclerosis: a 23Na MRI study (Manchester)
David Paling
, Bhavana Solanky, Frank Riemer, Daniel J. Tozer, Claudia AM Wheeler-Kingshott, Raju Kapoor, Xavier Golay, David H Miller

9:30

The clinical manifestations of LEMS at diagnosis and its response to 3 ,4 Diaminopyridine (Liverpool)
Michael Bonello
, Udo C Wieshmann

9:45

Is it time to evaluate primary mechanical thrombectomy in acute basilar artery occlusion? A single centre experience (Leeds)
Saira Alli
, I, Djoukhada, H Stockley, T Goddard, T Patankar, A Hassan

10:00

Phenytoin and cerebellar ataxia: not all down to toxicity? (Sheffield)
Priya Shanmugarajah
, N Hoggard, S Howell, G Dennis, M Reuber, R Grünewald, M Hadjivassiliou

10:15

REO 13 BRAIN - A clinical study to evaluate the biological effects of intravenous administration of oncolytic reovirus in patients prior to planned surgical resection of recurrent high grade gliomas or brain metastases (Leeds)
Adel Jebar
, Simon Thomson, Paul Chumas, Robert Corns, Karen Scott, Emma West, Elizabeth Ilett, Paul Hatfield, Susan Short, Alan Melcher

10:30

Coffee and Exhibition

11:30

Research Symposium II (Basic and Clinical) 

11:30

Pharmacogenetic Testing and Carbamazepine: The Physicians' Perspective (Liverpool)
Graham Powell
; D Hughes; M Pirmohamed; AG Marson  

11:45

Effects of cough augmentation on pulmonary morbidity, survival, and quality of life in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in respiratory failure: a randomised trial (Sheffield)
Muhammad K Rafiq, Michael Bradburn, Alison R Proctor, Catherine Billings, Stephen Bianchi, Christopher J McDermott, Pamela J Shaw

12.00

Brain Tumour Tissue Banking: The Gateway to a New Treatment Paradigm (Leeds)
Ryan Mathew
, S Thomson, G Sivakumar, P Chumas, R Corns

12.15

Audit of the Impact of an HIV Testing Protocol for Acute Neurology Admissions to a Tertiary Centre (Sheffield)
Dilraj Sokhi, Chantal Oxenham, Dan Blackburn, Nadi Gupta, Dr Sian Price

12:30

Long term outcome results of gamma knife radiosurgery for glomus tumours (Sheffield)
Ramez Ibrahim, A Grainger, J Yianna, J Rowe, M Radatz, A Kemeny

12.45

Annual General Meeting

13.05

Lunch

13.50

Presentation of Presidential Medal, Liversedge and Crawford Prizes

14:00

Clinical Cases

14:00

‘A tale of two specialties’
Udo Weishmann, The Walton Centre, Liverpool

14:10

‘What the bullfighter taught us’
Stefan Schumacher, Salford Royal Hospital, Manchester

14:20

‘Title TBC’
Richard Davey, Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield

14:30

‘All is not rosy in the garden of Eden’
Peter Goulding, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds

14:40

‘A Case of intractable Ne-Yo Epilepsy’
Athi Ponnusamy & Gary Dennis, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield

14:50

‘Neuro-Fabry: Fact or Fiction?’
Thekkootu Nandakumar, Hull Royal Infirmary, Hull

15:00

‘Title TBC’
Ruqqia Mir
, York Teaching Hospital, York

15:10

‘Title TBC’
Ganesh Rao, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield

15.30

End of meeting