• This meeting is open to BPNS members and other professionals working in relevant areas, but not to patients or members of the general public without advance permission.
Spring 2024 Meeting: IN PERSON
Start Date
End Date
Friday 22 Mar 2024 10:00 AM
Friday 22 Mar 2024 17:00 PM
The Liverpool Medical Institution, 114 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3 5SR

Our usual mix of case presentations (neurology/neurophysiology) and invited lectures is of interest to trainees/consultants and nerve specialists/non-specialists alike.  This years meeting follows our 2-yearly Teaching Course the preceding day, which may also be of interest.  Both meetings will be at the historic Liverpool Medical Institution (114 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3 5SR), located in the heart of Liverpool and a short walk from the Anglican and Catholic cathedrals.  The meeting is in person or virtual via Zoom, with pricing the same for both to reflect rising AV costs and encourage in-person attendance; pricing includes lunch and coffee/tea breaks for in-person attendees.  There will be a dinner after the meeting which is booked separately on the website (dinner listed as a separate meeting).

The meeting is kindly sponsored by Alnylam, Argenx, CSL Behring, Takeda and Grifols who are covering the cost of the venue and subsistence.


Cost for associate members is £50, for ordinary members £70, and for non-members £90 for the meeting registration (lunch and refreshments included).  Due to PayPal changes, our payment system through the website doesn't work, so instead register through the website 'for free' and then pay separately through PayPal, either by searching for through PayPal or more simply by typing into your web browser: you will then be asked to log in or sign up to PayPal before being asked to set the amount to pay Aisling Carr, our treasurer.  If you do not have a PayPal account and do not wish to sign up, you can email to agree another option.

DateTimeType Presenter
Fri 22 Mar 202409:30Registration All sponsors of this meeting have no input into the organization or agenda; our sponsors are: Alnylam, Argenx, CSL Behring, Grifols, Takeda  
Fri 22 Mar 202410:00Lecture Welcome and housekeeping Local Organisers (Dr J Holt, Dr C Dougan)
Fri 22 Mar 202410:10Abstract Classical Neurology, Greek Tragedy Dr Francesca Satchwell
Fri 22 Mar 202410:30Abstract Paediatric-onset Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy: Epidemiology, Natural History and Disease Mimics Dr Shiwen Koay
Fri 22 Mar 202410:50Refreshment Morning Coffee  
Fri 22 Mar 202411:20Lecture Is fibromyalgia syndrome a peripheral neurological disorder? Prof Andreas Goebel
Fri 22 Mar 202412:05Abstract Remember me Dr Liam Stuart Carroll
Fri 22 Mar 202412:25Abstract Lying to Ourselves Dr Tim Lavin
Fri 22 Mar 202412:45Refreshment Lunch  
Fri 22 Mar 202413:45Lecture The role of surgery in brachial neuritis Mr Chye Yew Ng
Fri 22 Mar 202414:30Abstract Untangling the tingle: how far do you untangle? Dr Nonnie McNicholas
Fri 22 Mar 202414:50Abstract One hand gives, the other takes away Dr Josh Fulton
Fri 22 Mar 202415:10Refreshment Afternoon Tea  
Fri 22 Mar 202415:40Discussion Forum Genetics, with Dr Alex Rossor  
Fri 22 Mar 202416:40Lecture Prizes and Final Words Case Library Editor (Dr D Allen) & President (Prof Y Rajabally)
Fri 22 Mar 202417:00Close  

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