The EPNS Scientific and Research Committee together with the Young EPNS (YEPNS) are hosting the EPNS Journal Club in the shape of interactive webinars discussing selected articles of key interest to Child Neurologists on the 4th Wednesday of every other month at 17:00h CET.

Each Journal Club will be broadcast live via the Zoom Webinar platform for approximately 40 to 60 minutes.

Covering the tools and techniques to understand and appraise the latest publications, the webinars will be informative and interactive.

Available for FREE to both EPNS members and non-members, all are welcome.

We hope you will join us.

Next Journal Club Webinar in the series: 

Date: Wednesday 1 June 2022

Time17:00h Central European Time 

Topic: JOURNAL CLUB: Childhood stroke due to COVID-19


During the COVID-19 pandemic, an increase in arterial ischemic stroke was seen in adults and also in pediatric patients. This article compares data from earlier and later timepoints during the pandemic and determines how big a contributor COVID-19 was in all cases, to see what stroke mechanisms were most prevalent.

ArticleLauren A BeslowShannon C Agner, et al, International Pediatric Stroke Study Group. International Prevalence and Mechanisms of SARS-CoV-2 in Childhood Arterial Ischemic Stroke During the COVID-19 Pandemic. PMID: 35380052, DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.121.038250.

To register: CLICK HERE

Senior Chair: Dr Lucia Gerstl, EPNS Board Member and Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Dr. von Hauner Children`s Hospital, LMU Munich, Germany

YEPNS Presenter: Dr Karina Kersbergen, Department of Paediatric Neurology, Emma Children’s Hospital, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, Netherlands

YEPNS Moderator: Dr Ibrahim Oncel, Department of Pediatric Neurology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the EPNS Journal Club webinar.

More Journal Club webinars will be coming your way and details will be shared here in due course.

Fully paid EPNS members have access to a selection of RECORDINGS OF PREVIOUS EPNS JOURNAL CLUB WEBINARS: CLICK HERE

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 Journal Club’ 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