The 2020 Ronnie Mac Keith Prize Lecture has been awarded to:
Dr Richard Rosch, MRC Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Kings College London; Department of Paediatric Neurology, Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London and Complex Systems Group, Department of Bioengineering, Unversity of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, USA.
The Ronnie MacKeith Prize is awarded to those who have made a significant contribution to paediatric neurology as judged by published work and who are under 40 years of age or within 5 years of obtaining CCT.
CLICK HERE to see the list of previous Ronnie MacKeith prize winners.
Best Poster Presentation by a Trainee Prize
The BPNA 2020 'Best Trainee Poster' prize was awarded to Dr Michael Eyre (Great Ormond Street Hospital, London) for his poster presentation entitled 'Factors predictive of disease course and outcome in NMDAR-antibody encephalitis: a systematic literature review'.
The following 2020 posters, presented by trainees, were 'highly commended':
- Dr Michael Carter - Use of re-standardised Griffiths Scales of Child Development (3rd Edition) in a healthy cohort at 4-5 months of age
- Dr Mary Chesshyre - The Role of Dystrophin Brain Isoforms on Early Motor Development and Motor Outcomes in Young Children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy'
- Dr Emily Petley - Neurological Presenting Features of Ataxia-Telangiectasia: A Systematic Review
- Dr Dora Steel - RHOBTB2 mutations cause a range of episodic movement disorders as well as epilepsy
- Dr Chrysoula Rizava - Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS) in neonatal Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy (HIE)
When submitting abstracts, please remember to tick 'I am a trainee' (FY1-ST8, Fellows, etc) when entering authors and affiliations. This prize, sponsored by the BPNA, is full registration at the BPNA next year's Annual Conference.
Best Oral Presentation by a Trainee Prize
The BPNA 2020 'Best Trainee Oral Presentation' prize was awarded to Dr Dora Steel (UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health) for her presentation entitled 'Birk-Landau-Perez syndrome: a newly recognised complex hyperkinetic movement disorder’.
The following 2020 orals, presented by trainees, were 'highly commended':
- Dr Michael Eyre - Resting-state functional brain networks in the Developing Human Connectome Project
- Dr Joseph Symonds - Should children presenting with a first episode of status epilepticus have genetic testing?
When you submit abstracts, please remember to tick 'I am a trainee' (FY1-ST8, Fellows, etc) when entering authors and affiliations. This prize, generously sponsored by Mac Keith Press, is full registration at the next year's Annual Conference.
Best Medical Student Presentation
The BPNA 2020 'Best Medical Student Presentation' prize was awarded to Miss Emily Blackburn (Post Graduate Student, UCL) for her presentation entitled 'Can imaging predict logn-term motor outcome following childhood-onset arterial ischemic stroke?'
The following 2020 poster, presented by a medical student, was 'highly commended':
- Mr Felix Steckler - Cognition and disease burden in SCN1A positive Dravet syndrome - a 10-year follow-up study
When submitting abstracts, please remember to tick 'I am a medical student' when entering authors and affiliations. This prize, sponsored by the BPNA, is full registration at the next year's Annual Conference.