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Translating Neurological Research into Clinical Practice

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The FutureNeuro Clinical Conference 2019 will take place on Friday 13th of September in the RCSI, 123 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin.2

This conference, hosted by FutureNeuro, the SFI Research Centre for Chronic and Rare Neurological Diseases, brings clinical neurologists, registrars, specialist nurses, NGO's, patient representatives and researchers, together to address the most relevant research questions in the treatment of neurological diseases. To view the conference poster please lick the link to follow FutureNeuro Conference 2019


The conference will:

  • Highlight the most recent breakthroughs in neurological research
  • Create a shared understanding of the national clinical research agenda
  •  Spark new collaborations between research and clinical groups 

Key Speakers

  • Gene regulatory network (regulome) based anti-epilepsy drug discovery - Prof Michael Johnson - Professor of Neurology and Genomic Medicine and Deputy Head of the Centre for Clinical Translation in the Division of Brain Sciences at Imperial College London

  • Irish Brain Bank – contributing to Irish Research - Dr. Jane Cryan - Consultant Neuropathologist, Beaumont Hospital.

  • A Social Contract to Enable Personalised/Precision Medicine and Healthcare - Dr. Siobhan O'Sullivan, Chief Bioethics Officer at Department of Health

  • A dual perspective on genomic medicine - Dr Charles A Steward, genetic researcher and father of two children, both with rare neurological disorders; Clinical Domain Lead for Epilepsy, Congenica, UK

  • Covering all bases – genomes and phenotypes in the quest for improving patient care – Dr Shane McKee, CCIO & Consultant in Genetic Medicine at Belfast HSC Trust.

  • New therapy approaches for ALS - Prof Leonard van den Berg, Professor of Neurology, University Medical Center Utrecht.

  • Scale of epilepsy in Ireland – an epidemiological study of incidence, new seizure diagnosis and seizure mimics - Prof Danny Costello, Consultant Neurologist, Cork University Hospital, Ireland.    

  • Finding the crossover between neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders - Next generation therapies for neuromuscular disease - Dr Susan Byrne, Paediatric Consultant, Crumlin Children’s Hospital


To register please click the link to follow to the Event Brite page FutureNeuro Conference Registration

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