We are very proud of our relationship with medical and health care professionals who play a crucial role in helping our mission to increase global awareness of encephalitis, save lives and build better futures.

As global encephalitis experts, we work alongside our colleagues across the globe, as well as funding and collaborating on research and offering guidance to any medical or health care professional who may need information or resources.

These are some of the ways professionals are involved with us and ways we help:

Scientific Advisory Panel - our professional panel of experts guide our work and are involved in encephalitis research and also help us support the encephalitis community. There are opportunities for members to connect with our panel at our events, including the Encephalitis Conference.

Professional Membership – become a professional member of the Encephalitis Society and join a community of professionals in over 100 countries. Access exclusive services, such as applying for grants and bursaries or special rates for our events. We will keep you up-to-date with the latest news and events related to encephalitis. Membership is free.

Encephalitis Conference - our conference in London in December is the only event in the world dedicated exclusively to encephalitis. We are inviting abstracts for 2022 with cash prizes available for the best oral and poster presentation. We also have special rates for members for anyone wanting to book a place.

Research - As well as funding research, we work closely with researchers to advance the understanding of encephalitis and its after-effects. Professional members receive details of how to access our exclusive funding. We also help with Patient, Participation, Involvement (PPI) for research studies around the world.

Connect Professional – Our new newsletter is aimed at professionals who have an interest in encephalitis and its after-effects. Please get in touch with us if you would like to submit an article or share some news.

Information for Medical and Health Care Professionals – We produce resources which may be helpful for professionals looking to widen their knowledge on encephalitis advances, such as our Encephalitis Masterclasses. All of our information is produced by experts into the condition. We also have a wide range of information for your patients which will help them understand this condition better.

Research Currently Recruiting - We support and publicise research studies and help to recruit participants among our membership. 

Connecting with people affected by encephalitis - There are also opportunities to talk to people who have been affected by encephalitis at our events.

If you have any specific questions about encephalitis, please get in touch and we will do our best to help.