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British Neuropsychiatry 27th Anniversary AGM, 27th and 28th February 2014

Institute of Child Health, London


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Day 1 – New Developments in cognition

David Skuse  - ‘Oxytocin and Social Cognition

Roland Zahn  -  ‘Neuropsychiatry of social knowledge and moral motivation’

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore - ‘Brain development in adolescence'

Eileen Joyce - ‘Schizophrenia and Cognition’

James Nicoll - ‘The prospects for a vaccine for Alzheimer’s Disease’


JNNP Guest Speaker:

Nick Fox - 'Presymptomatic treatment for the dementias: plausibility and perils'


Alwyn Lishaman Prize - Platform Presentations

TREM2 variants increase risk of typical early-onset Alzheimer’s disease but not of prion or frontotemporal dementia - Slattery CF, Beck J, Harper L, Adamson G, Abdi Z, Uphill J, Campbell T, Druyeh R, Mahoney CJ, Rohrer JD, Kenny J, Lowe J, Leung KK, Barnes J, Clegg SL, Blair M, Nicholas JM, Guerreiro RJ, Rowe JB, Ponto C, Zerr I, Kretzschmar H, Gambetti P, Crutch SJ, Warren JD, Rossor MN, Fox NC, Collinge J, Schott JM, Mead S

Post-Ictal Psychosis - A Case Control Study - Pius G, Hackett RJ

Joint hypermobility and autonomic hyperactivity: relevance to neurodevelopmental disorders - Eccles JA, Iodice V, Dowell NG, Owens A, Hughes L, Skipper S, Lycette Y, Humphries K, Harrison NA, Mathias CJ, Critchley HD

BNPA Research Update:

David Okai - ‘Impulse control’

Hugh Richards - ‘Do cholinesterase inhibitors work?’


Day 2 - Neuropsychiatric Manifestations/Encephalitis

Neil Scolding - ‘Recognising and diagnosing inflammatory brain disease'

Tom Solomon - ‘Infectious encephalitis’

Jeremy Rees - ‘Paraneoplastic Syndromes’


BNPA Plenary:

Angela Vincent - 'Autoimmune encephalitis'


The Wellcome Trust Debate:

“This House believes that neurology and psychiatry should be one medical discipline”

For: Geraint Rees

Against: Simon Wessley

Chair: Peter White/plus 2 trainee seconders)



Page Last Updated : 17-01-2014

Diary Dates
BNPA Teaching Weekend
12, 13, 14 December 2014

28th Annual AGM
4, 5, 6 February 2015

Abstract Submission Deadline

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