The EPNS is delighted to announce that we will be offering FREE 1 hour-long webinars on topics of key interest to Child Neurologists on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 17:00h CET.

Each webinar will be broadcast live on Zoom and available for FREE to anyone who would like to register. Don’t worry if you are not available for the live broadcast however because fully paid up EPNS members will be able to access a recording of the full session via the EPNS website after the event.

Next EPNS Webinar in the series: 

Date: Wednesday 12 May 2021

Time: 17:00h Central European Time (e.g. Netherlands). Time Zone Converter: CLICK HERE

Topic: Psychiatry and Motor Manifestations in Autoimmune Encephalitis

Description: Autoimmune encephalitis (AE) are increasingly recognized in children and adolescents. Psychiatric symptoms and movement disorders and may be the presenting symptom of AEs and are prominent manifestations during the disease course. In this webinar we will focus on the more frequently observed AE in young patients and particularly on NMDAR encephalitis. We will call attention to the warning signs pointing to autoimmune etiology in the presence of new onset psychiatric and motor symptoms, and on the issues related to treatment. Underscoring the need for an accurate assessment, and the knowledge of the potential side effects of antiepileptic and psychotropic drugs which could either mimic or worsen symptoms of encephalitis.

Speaker: Dr Tiziana Granata, Epilepsy Unit, Department of Paediatric Neuroscience, Neurological Institute Carlo Besta, Milano, Italy 
Chair: Professor Federico Vigevano
, EPNS Board Member, Head of Neuroscience DPT – Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital – Rome, Italy. 

To registerCLICK HERE

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Registration is free and all are welcome, so please share this invitation with your colleagues! We hope you will join us.

More EPNS free monthly webinars coming your way in 2021:

Registration details will be uploaded one month before each webinar.

Wed 9 Jun 2021 Metabolic diseases with (sub)acute behavioral disturbances as main initial symptom Clara Van Karnebeek Dilek Yalnizoglu
Wed  8 Sept 2021 Approach to a sleepy child Oliviero Bruni Maja Steinlin
Wed 13 Oct 2021 Genetic Background of Cerebral Migration Disorders Gracia Mancini Coriene Catsman-Berrevoets
Wed 10 Nov 2021 Neonatal presentations of Neuromuscular disorders Goknur Haliloglu Sophia Bakhtadze
Wed 8 Dec 2021 Approach to child with suspicion of MS Rinze Neuteboom Kevin Rostasy


Recordings of previous EPNS webinars are available to fully paid up EPNS members.

EPNS members will need their login details to access the Member Only section of the EPNS website, after selecting the ‘click here’ link above, click on ‘EPNS Webinars’ on the top menu.

If you are an EPNS Member and have any questions or you are interested in joining the EPNS, you are very welcome to email