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Encephalitis Annual Seminar


The Society is pleased to announce that bookings are now being taken for the annual Professional Seminar in London on Monday, December 7, from 1pm to 6pm.


Click HERE for a copy of the 2015 programme.

Places are FREE for Professional Members who will be able to listen to a wide selection of speakers, including:

  • Dr Belinda Lennox, University of Oxford: What do Psychiatrists have to offer in the management of Autoimmune Encephalitis;
  • Dr Ruth Backman, University of Liverpool: Results of a cluster randomised controlled trial promoting early management of patients with suspected Encephalitis;
  • Dr Cristina Fernandez, University of Liverpool: The DexEnceph randomised control trial – outcomes following Coricosteroid use in HSV Encephalitis;
  • Dr Mildred Iro, University of Oxford: “IgNite randomised control trial – Immunoglobulin in the treatment of Encephalitis;
  • Dr Julia Granerod, Public Health England "Encephalitis research at Public Health England - an update

  • Dr Domingo Escudero, Hospital Germans Trias, Barcelona: When my Brain Broke – Survivor & Neurologist Perspective;

  • Janet Hodgson, The Encephalitis Society: The Encephalitis Society Neuropsychology Service – Bridging the gap in service provision; and
  • Dr Ava Easton, The Encephalitis Society: World Encephalitis Day & The #ShowYouKnow Roadshow.

 There will be Q&A opportunities with the speakers.

The day will also include the launch of The Encephalitis Society’s “Outstanding Achievement Award for Excellence in Encephalitis Healthcare” and end with the announcement of the winners of The Encephalitis Society 2015 Student Essay and Travel Bursary competitions.

The seminar takes place at the headquarters of MacFarlanes law firm, 20 Cursitor Street, London EC4A 1LT. MacFarlanes have kindly sponsored this event. 

Places are free to The Society’s professional Members and can be booked by emailing You can sign up to me a Member for FREE here

Alternatively, click HERE for a booking form and return it to The Society by email or by post.

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