Irish Neuroscience Conferences

Beaumont Neuroscience Conference 2014

At Beaumont Hospital, a weekly neuroscience conference is hosted each Friday morning, with presentation of clinical cases. Each month a Guest Speaker is invited to deliver a lecture to the conference. While these guest lectures are usually scheduled to take place on the first Friday of each month, occasionally they may be organised on an alternate Friday to facilitate short visits by international Speakers.

The Neuroscience Conference usually commences at 09.00

When there is a Guest Lecture, the meeting commences at 08.30, with the neuroscience conference following from 09.15 - 10.00

Programme of Guest Lectures at Beaumont Neuroscience Conference 2014

Date/Time Venue Lecture Host Guest Lecturer Subject/Title of Lecture
February 7th 08.30 - 09.10 Carmichael Lecture Theatre Prof. Michael Hutchinson Professor Alan Thompson, University College London and National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London.
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"Rising to the challenge of progressive MS"
April 25th
08.30 - 09.10
Carmichael Lecture Theatre  

Dr. Áine Merwick, Neurology Clinical Fellow, National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Queen Square London.

"Inherited  metabolic disorders - an adult neurology perspective"

May 23rd 08.30 - 09.10 Carmichael Lecture Theatre   Professor David Miller, Professor of Clinical Neurology at the Institute of Neurology, University College London & Consultant Neurologist, at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, UCLH, London. To view Prof. Miller's biography please click the link to follow Professor David Miller "MRI biomarkers for MS progression and Longitudinal studies post CIS"

June 20th
08.30 - 09.10

Carmichael Lecture Theatre   Gregory M. Pastores MD Consultant with the Adult Metabolic Service/Department of Medicine/National Centre for Inherited Metabolic Disorders at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. To view Prof. Pastores' biography please click the link to follow Professor Gregory Pastores  
Oct 10th
08.30 - 09.10
Carmichael Lecture Theatre   Dr. Orla Gray, Consultant Neurologist, Ulster Hospital. Dr. Gray is a member of the scientific leadership team for MSBase. MSBase is an ongoing, longitudinal, strictly observational registry open to all practicing neurologists and their healthcare team. To view Dr. Gray's biography please click the link to follow
Dr. Orla Gray
"The MSBase Registry: a global prospective observational study of people with MS"
Oct 17th
08.45 - 09.30
Carmichael Lecture Theatre Dr. Lisa Costelloe

08.15-08.40   Dr. Michael Capra - Oncologist Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin - Report from International Society for Pediatric Brain Tumour Meeting Singapore July 2014

08.45 - 09.30   Professor Giovannoni - Queen Mary University of London, Blizard Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London E1 2AT, UK.

09.30-10.00 - Clinical case persentation

Implications for brain tumour management in Ireland


Multiple Sclerosis Lecture



Oct 31st
08.30 - 09.15
Carmichael Lectue Theatre Prof. Orla Hardiman

Dr. Denise Fitzgerald PhD, Neuroimmunology Department, Queen’s University Belfast


Nov 7th

09.00 - 10.00

Carmichael Lecture theatre Dr. Michael Capra, Oncologist. Dr. David Jones, Division of Pediatric Neurooncology, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, Heidelberg 69120, Germany.

Genetics of Childhood Brain Tumours: Pathways to Diagnosis and Beyond

Nov 14th 08.30 - 09.19 Carmichael Lecture Theatre Prof. Tim Lynch

Dr Paul Worth,  Consultant Neurologist and Associate Lecturer, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
To view Dr. Worth's biosketch please click the link to follow Dr. Paul Worth

"Advanced Therapies (ie DBS, Duodopa, Apo) in PD; the right patient at the right time"


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