Event, 23/03/2022

7TH ANNUAL BVNS MEETING

"Seizure Disorders: Advancing Diagnosis and Therapeutics"

We are very happy to announce the

 

7TH ANNUAL BVNS MEETING

"Seizure Disorders: Advancing Diagnosis and Therapeutics"

Wednesday 23 March 2022 at the Manchester Central Convention Complex, UK.

We have a fantastic program lined up with human and veterinary specialists in the field.

 

INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION: http://bvns.org.uk/ 

CALLING FOR ABSTRACTS

The deadline for abstract submission is the 2 March 2022 and authors of accepted abstracts will be rewarded free entrance to the Symposium. Please see the BVNS website for specifics: http://bvns.org.uk/


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PROGRAM

 

8:30-9:15 - Registration & coffee

 

09:15-9:30 - BVNS President - Welcome & Introduction

 

09:30-10:30 - Prof Andrew McEvoy - Technological developments in brain tumour and epilepsy surgery 

Professor Andrew McEvoy is a world-leading consultant neurosurgeon at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN), and Institute of Neurology (ION) in London. His clinical and research interest focuses on surgical therapies for the management of epilepsy. https://www.uclh.nhs.uk/our-services/find-consultant/andrew-mcevoy

 

10:30-11:15 - Dr Sophie Binks - NOT Lost in Translation: Autoantibodies in Human and Feline Encephalitis

Dr Sophie Binks is a neurology registrar at the Nuffield department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford. Her research interest focuses on clinical and genetic aspects of autoimmune encephalitides. https://www.ndcn.ox.ac.uk/team/sophie-binks

 

11:15-11:45 - COFFEE BREAK

 

11:45-12:45 - Prof George Malliaras - Technology for Bioelectronic Medicine

Professor George Malliaras is the Prince Philip Professor of Technology, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge. His research focuses on the development of better tools for healthcare, with applications in neurological disorders and brain cancer. http://www.eng.cam.ac.uk/profiles/gm603

 

12:45-13:30 - Dr Tom Harcourt-Brown - Vagus Nerve stimulation for epilepsy dogs

Dr Tom Harcourt Brown is a senior clinician in veterinary neurology at Langford Vets, University of Bristol. https://www.langfordvets.co.uk/meet-the-team/tom-harcourt-brown/

 

13:30-14:30 - LUNCH

 

14:30-15:15 - Dr Rodrigo Gutierrez-Quintana - MicroRNAs and epilepsy: Current knowledge and potential clinical applications

Dr Rodrigo Gutierrez-Quintana is head of neurology at the Small Animal Hospital, University of Glasgow. https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/vet/sah/ourstaff/neurology/rodrigogutierrez-quintana/

 

15:15-16:30 - Clinical Research Abstracts

 

16:30-17:00 - Closing remarks and AGM

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INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION: http://bvns.org.uk/ 

CALLING FOR ABSTRACTS

The deadline for abstract submission is the 2 March 2022 and authors of accepted abstracts will be rewarded free entrance to the Symposium. Please see the BVNS website for specifics: http://bvns.org.uk/