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The Encephalitis Society Professional Seminar

2016 Annual Seminar

The next annual seminar will be taking place on Monday 5th December at MacFarlanes in London.

The event will be from 1pm to 6pm and include a cheese and wine reception. More details will be released in the Summer. 

Please sign up to be a Free Society Professional Member to keep up to date on our all professional events. 

To register your interest in the seminar, please contact or call +44(0)1653 692583.

You can read the ACNR report on our 2015 Professional Seminar here: ACNR Report.


2015 Annual Seminar - A Look Back


Click HERE for a copy of the 2015 programme.

Places are FREE for Professional Members who listened 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.

The day also included the launch of The Encephalitis Society’s “Outstanding Achievement Award for Excellence in Encephalitis Healthcare” and ended 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. MacFarlaneskindly sponsored this event. 

Places are free to The Society’s professional Members. You can sign up to me a Member for FREE here

The Encephalitis Society is the operating name of the Encephalitis Support Group which is a registered Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee.

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