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: 

DateWednesday 26 May 2021

Time17:00h Central European Time Time Zone Converter: CLICK HERE

Topic: Paediatric Autoimmune Encephalitis

Description: In this first (young) EPNS Journal Club the article by Marienke de Bruijn and colleagues entitled Paediatric Autoimmune Encephalitis: Recognition and diagnosis’ published in Neurology, Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation in May 2020 will be discussed. This will regard the content of the article on the classification and recognition of autoimmune encephalitis in children, but also the scientific aspects, such as study design and limitations and strengths of the study. Furthermore, more general remarks on scientific reading will be made. The presentation will be followed by an interactive discussion with the participants of the journal club.

Senior Chair: Dr Ming Lim, Children’s Neurosciences, Evelina London Children’s Hospital, London, United Kingdom

YEPNS Presenter: Dr Jelte Helfferich, Department of neurology, University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands

Article: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32047077/ de Bruijn MAAM, Bruijstens AL, Bastiaansen AEM, van Sonderen A, Schreurs MWJ, Sillevis Smitt PAE, Hintzen RQ, Neuteboom RF, Titulaer MJ; CHANCE Study Group. Pediatric autoimmune encephalitis: Recognition and diagnosis. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2020 Feb 11;7(3):e682. doi: 10.1212/NXI.0000000000000682. PMID: 32047077; PMCID: PMC7051211.

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