2021 Scientific Programme

The conference will be delivered virtually on 6-8 January 2020.  All sessions will be available to watch for a limited period after the conference, for those who have registered.

Wednesday 6 January 2021

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Professor Sarosh Irani
Associate Professor & Honorary Consultant Neurologist
Head, Oxford Autoimmune Neurology Group, Research Laboratory
'From autoantibodies to B cells: how germinal centres generate neuroglial surface autoantibodies'

Professor Mary King
Dublin
'Reflection on 40-years in Paediatric Neurology'

The MacKeith Prize Lecture - to be announced

Thursday 7 January 2021

Personal Practice Sessions:

  • Ataxia diagnosis and management
  • Gene therapy for neuromuscular disorders


Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

The Ronnie MacKeith Guest Lecture - to be announced

Professor Charles Newton
Oxford & Kenya
'Tropical Child Neurology'

Professor Andy Pollard
Professor of Paediatric Infection and Immunity, University of Oxford
Honorary Consultant Paediatrician, Oxford Children's Hospital
Vice Master of St Cross College, Oxford
'Development of COVID-19 vaccine' 

Friday 8 January 2021

Personal Practice Sessions:

  • Tips on how to develop a research portfolio and how to get your work published
  • Sleep disorders


Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Professor Trish Greenalgh
Professor of Primary Care Health Services & Fellow of Green Templeton College, University of Oxford
'Video consultations – the evidence base

Professor Mary Reilly 
Professor of Clinical Neurology & Consultant Neurologist, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, London
‘Peripheral neuropathies’