Mini Symposium - 'Inflammation in Neurological Conditions'

External Event - 12th Dec 2019

Date And Time

Thu, 12 December 2019

13:00 – 16:00 GMT

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Hugh Robson Building, The University of Edinburgh

George Square





Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences & Muir Maxwell Epilepsy Centre Mini Symposium - Inflammation in Neurological Conditions

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1.00 – 1.10

Dr Richard Chin + Prof Mike Cousin

1.10 – 1.35

Dr Karen Mackenzie

‘Type I Interferon and neuroinflammation – identifying a novel immune pathway’

ECAT SCREDS Clinical Lecturer in Clinical Genetics, Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh

1.35 – 2.00

Dr Jay Shetty

‘Diagnosis of paediatric neuroinflammatory disorders’

Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, NRS Fellow, Honorary Senior Lecturer and CLaH Module Organiser, University of Edinburgh

2.00 – 2.25

Dr Peter Fernandes

‘Boosting neuro-inflammation to treat PML'

Clinical Lecturer in Neurology, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh

2.25 – 2.45 Tea and Coffee Break Hugh Robson Common Room – 1st Floor

2.45 – 3.10

Dr Clare Pridans

‘Microglia are redundant’

PI, Centre for Inflammation Research, University of Edinburgh

3.10 – 3.50

Dr Sukhvir Wright

The Thomas TS Ingram Memorial Lecture -

‘Immune basis of childhood onset epilepsy’

Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellow, Aston Neuroscience Institute, Aston University, Birmingham

3.50 – 4.00

Questions and Close

4.00 – 5.00

Drinks - Hugh Robson Common Room – 1st Floor

All Welcome!

Hosts: Please contact Dr Richard Chin (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences) or

Prof Mike Cousin (Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences) if you require any further details

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