Irish Neuroscience Conferences

Beaumont Neuroscience Conference 2015


At Beaumont Hospital, a weekly Dublin 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 2015 Dublin Neuroscience Conference is kindly sponsored by the following companies: Biogen Idec, Novartis Ireland, Baxter, AbbVie, Shire Pharmaceuticals, Allergan, Merz Pharma, Fannin, Clonmel Healthcare, Eisai, Biofact Pharma, Merck Serono

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

For directions to Beaumont Hospital please click the link to follow Beaumont Hospital Directions The neuroscience conference generally takes place in the Richard Carmichael Lecture Theatre which is accessed though the main entrance to the hospital, turn to the left in the lobby area and left again for the entrance to the lecture theatre.

Please click the link to follow for the Chairperson's Rota at the Dublin Neuroscience Conference 2015 Chairperson Rota

                                   Programme of Guest Lectures at Dublin Neuroscience Conference 2015

Date/Time Venue Lecture Host Guest Lecturer Subject/Title of Lecture
February 20th
08.30 - 09.10
Carmichael Lecture Theatre   Dr. Manuel Comabella, Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain 'Biomarkers for MS'
May 15th 08.30 - 09.00 Carmichael Lecture Theatre Dr. Janice Redmond Prof Elizabeth Thiele, Harvard.
To view the lecture programme please click the link to follow
John Kirker Memorial Lecture
'Cannabinoids in Epilepsy'
June 26th
08.30 - 09.10
Carmichael Lecture Theatre Dr. Tim Lynch

 Dr Jeremy Chataway, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, University College Foundation NHS Trust, London and St Mary’s Hospital

“Trials in Progressive MS: problems and solutions”

July 3rd
08.30 - 09.10
Carmichael Lecture Theatre Prof. Michael Hutchinson

Professor Michael Linnebank MD, Chairman, Helios-Klinik Hagen-Ambrock, Germany
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Zurich


‘Decoding the Data – Navigating through the Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Maze’
July 24th
08.30 - 09.10
Carmichael Lecture Theatre Dr. Timothy Lynch

 Dr Giselle Petzinger MD, Columbia University  School of Medicine, New York

"Exercise and Neuroplasticity In Parkinson's Disease"
August 14th 08.30 - 09.10 Smurfit RCSI Building Dr. Timothy Lynch


Dr. Blair Ford, Professor of Clinical Neurology, The Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University Medical Centre.

Tourette Syndrome
August 21st
08.30 - 09.10
Conference room, RCSI Smurfit Building Dr. Timothy Lynch

Dr Randolph Marshall MD, Elisabeth K Harris Professor of Neurology
Chief, Stroke Division, Department of Neurology
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
New York, NY 10032

“Pumps, Aqueducts and Drought Management: The impact of cerebral hemodynamic failure on brain function”
September 11th
08.30 - 09.10
TR4, RCSI, Smurfit Building. Dr. Fiona Molloy


Dr Kirsten Zeuner MD Consultant Neurologist: Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Department of Neurology in Kiel, Germany

"An update on the pathophysiology of focal dystonia"
October 9th
08.30 - 09.10
Carmichael Lecture Theatre Dr. Peter Widdess Walsh

Dr. John Craig, Consultant Neurologist, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast. To view a brief biography for Dr. Craig please click the link to follow Dr. John Craig

"Perampanel for tonic-clonic seizures in idiopathic generalised epilepsy"
October 16th
 08.30 - 09.10
Carmichael Lecture Theatre Dr. Yvonne Langan

Dr Peter Fawcett, retired Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

"A Neurophysiologist's view of the Neuromuscular Junction"
December 4th 08.30 - 09.10 Carmichael Lecture Theatre Professor Michael Hutchinson

  Prof Marina AJ de Koning-Tijssen, Head of Movement Disorders 
Department of Neurology. University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)


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