2018 - Encephalitis Conference
number of awards were also handed out at the conference, including:
Best Presentation (winners receive £200 each, a certificate and a £50 voucher from Routledge)
Raia Blum, Department of Neurology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York: Analysis of Psychosical Outcomes of Autoimmune and Infectious Encephalitis.
Amanda Tomlinson, Department of Neurology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York: Assessment of Care Transitions and Caregiver Burden in Autoimmune and Infectious Encephalitis.
Best Poster (winners receive £100 each, a certificate and a £50 voucher from Routledge)
Dr James Varley, Oxford Autoimmune Neurology Group, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford: Contactin-associated protein 2 (CASPR2) antibody mediated neurological disease is associated with a distinct human leukocyte antigen.
Dr Vera Forminykh, IHNA RAS and Bujanov Moscow City Clinical Hospital, Moscow, Russia: Cerebrospinal fluid markers of neuronal damage and neuroinflammation in patients with autoimmune encephalitis and demyelinating disorders
Excellence in Encephalitis Healthcare Award
Meanwhile, there were also awards for Excellence in Encephalitis Healthcare for Dr Sylviane Defres and Hayley Hardwick, ENCEPH-UK, Institute of Infection and Global Health, Liverpool, for their work as project leaders on the Enceph UK study.
See the full programme in the downloads section.