• 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.
  • BPNS members wishing to register for the meeting may benefit from a reduced registration fee if they log in to the website first.
BPNS meeting 17 November 2017
Start Date
End Date
Friday 17 Nov 2017 10:00 AM
Friday 17 Nov 2017 17:00 PM
Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG

This meeting, hosted by the National Hospital for Neurology, Queen Square, will be held in the Clinical Neurosciences Lecture Theatre, Lower Ground Floor, 33 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG. Click here for maps and details of local accommodation.

This will be an all-day meeting The programme will include clinical case presentations and guest lectures as usual.

  • Dr Shirley d'Sa, Haematologist UCLH "Developing haematological pharmacology in neuro-haematology"
  • Dr Julian Gillmore, National Amyloid Centre, UCL Neuropathy in the systemic amyloidoses

RCP CPD approval has been applied for. A certificate will be available at the end of the meeting.

A sandwich lunch and refreshments will be provided. If you have any dietary requirements please contact YOu can also indicate special dietary requirments under 'special requests' in the registration form.

There will be an informal dinner afterwards at a local restaurant - Salaam Namaste, 68 Millman Street, Bloomsbury, and London WC1N3EF @ 18.30 within walking distance.The cost will be £40. If you wish to attend for dinner please register and pay in advance by registering for the dinner event  . The dinner is set up on the website as if it were a separate meeting. There are two meeting pages on the website for this date, one for the actual meeting, and a separate page for the dinner. If you wish to attend both the meeting and the dinner then you need to register on both pages and pay separately on both pages.

A BPNS Council meeting (for BPNS Council Members) will precede the meeting from 9.00 -10.00

The Annual General Meeting will be at 16.30 (BPNS members only).

We encourage registration in advance by clicking Book Tickets below. Members should log in to the BPNS website first to benefit from a reduced registration fee. Advance registration will close on the 10th of November. Registration after this date is possible at the meeting but will incur a £10 surcharge. If you decide not to register in advance, please email in advance to advise of your intention to attend so we know numbers for catering.

The deadline for abstract submission is Friday 20th of October. This is four weeks in advance. Abstracts should be submitted through the website (use the link below). Please note the requirements for patient consent.

The local organisers for this meeting are Professor Mary Reilly, Dr Michael Lunn, Dr Hadi Manji, Dr Matilde Laura, Dr Aisling Carr, Dr Alex Rossor and Jacky Bauer (

We are grateful to our sponsors (Octapharma, Sanofi Genzyme and Grifols) who have supported this meeting.

We look forward to welcoming you all.

Mary, Mike, Hadi, Matilde, Aisling and Alex.


TimeType Presenter
09:00Other Council Meeting - 8 Queen Square, Ground Floor Seminar Room  
09:40Other NB - Case presentation in the 12:30 and 14:00 groups will be 12 minutes each  
09:55Other Welcome - Prof. Mary Reilly  
10:00Abstract Stopping longterm IVIg treatment: the NHNN approach Dr Aisling Carr
10:15Abstract Nodopathy or not? Dr Carolyn Gabriel
10:30Abstract A treatable neuropathy - back on the beat Dr Samer Dahdaleh
10:45Abstract Increased thromboembolic events' risk in IVIg exposed neuromuscular patients Dr. Mahima Kapoor
11:00Abstract An unusual case of plasma cell leukaemia and neuropathy Dr Menelaos Pipis
11:15Refreshment TEA/COFFEE  
11:45Lecture Developing haematological pharmacology in neuro-haematology Dr Shirley D'Sa Haematologist, UCLH
12:30Abstract Motor Neuropathy, It’s Complex… Dr Carolynne Doherty
12:40Abstract The Eyes Have It Dr Rhys Roberts
12:50Abstract A tale of two Charcot’s joints – Dar-es-salaam and London. Dr CY Kok
13:10Refreshment LUNCH  
14:00Abstract Diagnosis of an obscure condition from a handshake Dr Tatyana Yermakova
14:10Abstract “Don’t take my breath away” Dr Katharine Mathias
14:25Abstract "Do no harm" Dr Sabrina Vitello
14:35Abstract Hammer and tongs Dr Ann Donnelly
14:50Abstract Trench to Bedside Professor Praveen Anand
15:00Lecture Neuropathy in ATTR amyloidosis Dr Julian Gillmore, National Amyloid Centre, UCL
15:45Refreshment TEA/COFFEE  
16:15Abstract Fulminant HNPP?? Dr Rachel Brown
16:30Abstract Foot drop: How far to investigate? Dr Chinar Osman

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