2022 Prizes

The MacKeith Prize has been awarded to: 

Dr Joseph Symonds, Paediatric Neurology (ST8) Grid Trainee, Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow and Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow

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

The BPNA 2022 'Best Trainee Poster' prize was awarded to Dr Michaela Pentony (Children's Health Ireland) for poster presentation entitled 'Dystonia in children with acquired brain injury'.

Best Poster Audio Narrative by a Trainee Prize

The BPNA 2022 ‘Best Poster Audio Narrative’ prize was awarded to Dr Dimitrios Champsas (Great Ormond Street Hospital) for poster presentation entitled 'Neurological and radiological findings associated with paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with SARS-CoV-2 (PIMS-2) in children'.

Best Oral Presentation by a Trainee Prize

The BPNA 2022 'Best Trainee Oral Presentation' prize was awarded to Dr Dora Steel (UCL GOSH Institute Of Child Health) for presentation entitled 'Mutations in HOPS-complex genes VPS16 and VPS41 cause early-onset movement disorders', and Dr Luke Perry (UCL Great Ormond Street Institute Of Child Health) for presentation entitled 'Cross-sectional phenotypic and phenotypic analysis of a UK cohort of patients with nemaline myopathies'.

Best Medical Student Presentation

The BPNA 2022 'Best Medical Student Presentation' prize was awarded to Miss Finola Mankel (Medical Student, University College London) for presentation entitled 'Improving the diagnostic pathway and management of first seizures in infants with Sturge-Weber Syndrome'.