2022 Programme

The conference will be delivered virtually on 19-21 January 2022.  All sessions will be available 30-days following the conference, for those who have registered.

Wednesday 19 January 2022

Session 1:  Epilepsy

Session 2: Epilepsy Surgery

Mr Martin Tisdall
MD FRCS(SN), Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Honorary Associate Professor, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health
‘The role of minimally invasive procedures in paediatric epilepsy surgery’

Session 3:  Video Challenge

Can the expert panel diagnose the neurological disorder? 

Thursday 20 January 2022

Personal Practice session: Treatable metabolic disorders 

Session 4:  Stroke

Session 5:  Neuromuscular

Professor Laurent Servais
MD, PhD, Professor of Paediatric Neuromuscular Diseases, MDUK Oxford Neuromuscular Center, Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford
'Newborn screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy… and beyond’

Session 6:  The Presidential Plenary

President's Guest: Professor Jo Wilmsurst
Head of Paediatric Neurology, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, University of Cape Town, South Africa and Director of the African Paediatric Fellowship Program, UCT
'Collaborations in child neurology across equipped and limited resource settings – what can we learn from each other?'

Friday 21 January 2022

Personal Practice session: Pitfalls of genetic testing

Session 7: Neuroradiology in clinical diagnosis

Dr Shekeeb Mohammad
Paediatric Neurologist, Senior Lecturer, Department of Neurology and University of Sydney Clinical School, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
'MRI pattern recognition in childhood onset basal ganglia disorders'

Dr David Lynch
National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, London
'Approach to diagnosis of inherited white matter diseases in older children and adolescents: an adult neurologist perspective'

Session 8:  Neurogenetics

Professor Sally Ann Lynch
Consultant Clinical Geneticist, Children's Health Ireland Temple Street, Dublin
‘Irish Travellers, an indigenous European population with a unique culture’

Session 9: Hot topics

Professor Rosalie Ferner
Consultant Neurologist and Lead Clinician for Neurofibromatosis, Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London
‘Neurofibromatosis 1 in the 21st Century’