2021 Prizes

The MacKeith Prize has been awarded to:

Dr Francesco Saverio Tedesco, MD PhD FHEA MRCPCH, Professor of Neuromuscular Biology and Regenerative Medicine, UCL Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric Neurology, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, University College London, ST6 in Paediatric Neurology Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, Group Leader The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK

The 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 MacKeith prize winners.

 

Best Poster by a Trainee Prize

This prize will be awarded for the best poster by a trainee at BPNA2021 annual conference.  (Trainee is defined as anyone in a pre Consultant post).

When you submit your abstract, please remember to tick 'I am a trainee' (FY1-ST8, Fellows, etc) when entering authors and affiliations.  The prize, sponsored by the BPNA, is registration at the BPNA2022 annual conference.

The BPNA2020 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'. 

Best Poster Audio Narrative by a Trainee Prize

This new prize will be awarded for the best poster audio narrative by a trainee at BPNA2021 annual conference.  (Trainee is defined as anyone in a pre Consultant post).

When you submit your abstract, please remember to tick 'I am a trainee' (FY1-ST8, Fellows, etc) when entering authors and affiliations.  The prize, sponsored by the BPNA, is registration at the BPNA2022 annual conference.

Best Oral Presentation by a Trainee Prize

This prize will be awarded to the best oral presentation by a trainee at BPNA2021 annual conference.  (Trainee is defined as anyone in a pre Consultant post).

When you submit your abstract, please remember to tick 'I am a trainee' (FY1-ST8, Fellows, etc) when entering authors and affiliations.  The prize, generously sponsored by Mac Keith Press, is full registration at the BPNA2022 annual conference.

The BPNA2020 Best Trainee Oral Presentation 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’.

Best Medical Student Presentation

This prize will be awarded to the best medical student poster, poster audio narrative or oral presentation at the BPNA2021 annual conference. The prize, sponsored by BPNA, is a £100 book token.  (Medical student is defined as not yet qualified as a doctor).

When submitting your abstract, please remember to tick 'I am a medical student' when entering authors and affiliations.  The prize, sponsored by the BPNA, is full registration at the BPNA2022 annual conference.

The BPNA2020 Best Medical Student Presentation Prize was awarded to Miss Emily Blackburn (Post Graduate Student, UCL) for her presentation entitled 'Can imaging predict long-term motor outcome following childhood-onset arterial ischemic stroke?'