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Conferences and Events
Annually, The Encephalitis Society host a Professional Seminar with our Professional Advisory Panel, to help promote and assist research into Encephalitis. Attendance is free to Professional Members of The Society (Membership is free and you can sign up online).
The 2014 Seminar was held on Monday 1st December 2014 in London, 13:00 to 18:00 and included a Cheese and Wine reception.
Encephalitis: A Global Perspective of Outcomes
4 CPD points were awarded by the Royal College of Physicians
- Human African Trypanosoniasis (sleeping sickness) in sub-Saharan Africa - Professor Peter Kennedy, CBE, Glasgow University
- ENCEPH - UK - Understanding and improving the outcome of Encephalitis - Dr Sylviane Defres, University of Liverpool
- Acute Encephalitis: prognostic factors and novel therapies - Dr Arun Venkatesan, Johns Hopskins University
Places are FREE for our Professional Members.
Encephalitis a Research Update
To watch the presentations from the 2013 Seminar please see below:
- The Incidence of Encephalitis in the UK - new findings! - Dr Julia Granerod
- Life After Encephalitis - much more than mortality and morbidity - Dr Parashar Ramanuj
- NeuroAccess: attempts to improve the management of Encephalitis in sub-Saharan Africa - Dr Benedict Michael & Dr Sam Nightingale
- Can we prevent cognitive impairment with early treatment of faciobrachial dystonic seizures? - Dr Sarosh Irani
- Prosopagnosia - an Encephalitis case study - research and new steps in recovery - Dr Sarah Bate
- Management & Diagnosis Algorithm Audit - Dr Roxanne Keynejad
To watch the Presentations from the 2012 Seminar please see below:
- Background to the National Encephalitis Guidelines - Professor Tom Solomon
- The Importance of a Diagnostic and Management Algorithm - What happens when things go wrong and consequences of Encephalitis for patients and families - Ava Easton and Dr Ben Michael
- The Algorithms and the Management Guidelines for Children and Adults - Dr Rachel Kneen and Dr Ben Michael
- Patient and Public Involvement: an academics odyssey - Professor Tom Solomon