North of England Neurological Association North of England Neurological Association

North of England Neurological Association

Annual meeting 28th - 29th November 2014
Majestic Hotel Harrogate


Friday 28th November 2014

Guest lecture 7:00 pm

Mr Richard Selway

Consultant neurosurgeon, King's College Hospital London

Brain Stimulation for Neurological Disorders, past, present and future

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Academic Programme

Saturday 29th November

 

Academic presentations (15 minute presentations including questions)

9:00

Coffee on arrival

 

Session One: Chairman Peter Enevoldson (NENA President)

9:30

Phenotypes associated with m.3243A>G mutation - Initial findings of a national mitochondrial disease patient cohort study
Yi Shiau Ng
, Newcastle

9:45

Reconstruction of the nigro-striatal circuit in a biodegradable scaffold for potential use in transplantation for Parkinson’s disease
Eva Liu
, Manchester

10:00

Paraneoplastic neurological disorders and neuronal antibodies in small cell lung carcinoma: a prospective study
Paul Gozzard
, Sheffield

10:15

Outcomes of patients undergoing cranioplasty at two centres in the United Kingdom
Jonathan Pesic-Smith
, James Cook

10:30 - 11:30

Coffee and exhibition

 

Session Two: Chairman Paul Cooper (Host Unit: Manchester)

11:30

Developing a new device for prolonged home monitoring of Parkinson's dyskinesia: provisional results
Jeremy Cosgrove
, Leeds

11:45

Lymphoma in MS patients taking Mitozantrone
Richard Ellis, Liverpool

12:00

Effect of lipid profile on prognosis in the patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: a defence mechanism or a reflection of metabolic dysregulation?
Muhammad K Rafiq
, Sheffield

12.15

HIV infection and stroke
Laura Benjamin
, Liverpool

12:30

GGGGCC repeat expansion of C9ORF72 is toxic via sequestration of RNA binding proteins and consequent disruption of RNA splicing
Johnathan Cooper-Knock, Sheffield

12.45

NENA Annual General Meeting

13.00 - 13:50

Lunch

14:00

Liversedge and Crawford Prizes. President's Medal.

 

Session Three: Chairman John Bamford (NENA President Elect)

14:00

Consultant's Cases

14:10

Gangsta's Paradise, in triplicate
David McKee

14:30

Just another ward consult – an unusual paraparesis in A&E
Nick Fletcher

14:40

Sporadic FSP - a note of caution" (Presented by Anna Randall)
Nick Fletcher

14:50

Speech abnormal, MRI normal
Udo Weissman

15:00

A muzzy head and a tingly arm
Dan Blackburn

15:10

An underutilized operation?"
Nitin Mukerji

15:20

Title to be confirmed
Alakendu Sekhar

15:30

Awards, and close of meeting

 

The following pharmaceutical companies have sponsored the Saturday meeting via provision of exhibition stands and will be present on the day:

Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals Ltd

AbbVie Ltd

Eisai Ltd

UCB Pharma

Cyberonics Ltd

Biogen Idec Ltd

GE Healthcare Ltd

Britannia Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Genzyme Therapeutics Ltd

Allergan

Teva UK Ltd

Merz Pharma Ltd