Raising awareness In the news Encephalitis: My Brain and Me 2017 We are delighted to have hosted Encephalitis, My Brain and Me, a patient and professional engagement half day session at the Royal Society of Medicine in London on July 7, 2017. Encephalitis, My Brain and Me featured a fantastic array of expert speakers and patient stories including talks on Sleep Issues, Practical Strategies, Education and Behavioural Issues in Children, and Building Family Resilience following encephalitis. The event also featured a reading and book signing by Alison Murdoch, the author of Bed 12. Encephalitis: My Brain and Me was kindly sponsored by No5 Chambers. We thank them for their support.