7th EPNS Research Meeting Stockholm, Sweden 29-30 May 2020

7th EPNS Research Meeting: 29-30 May 2020


Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Child Neurologist researchers at all stages of their career networking, collaborating and building research networks. 


Draft programme:

Day 1

10:00 Arrival, registration & welcome coffee

10:45 Welcome

11:00 Plenary lecture: Petter Brodin: “The Neuro-immune Interface in Health and Disease”

11:45 Lunch

13:00 Working groups 1-4:

  • Autoimmune and Infectious Diseases
  • Neurometabolic
  • Stroke
  • Movement disorders

16:00 Break

16:30 Working groups 5-8:

  • Epilepsy
  • Ataxia
  • Neonatal Neurology & Developmental Neurology
  • Neuromuscular

19:30 Social event

Day 2

09:15 Plenary lecture: Nadia Bahi-Buisson: “How to raise EU projects“

09:45 Plenary lecture: Anna Lindstrand: “Zebrafish models of genetic neurological disorders”

10:30 Break

11:00 Selected projects /workshops

12:30 Awards with presentation from winners. Closure

13:00 Farewell lunch

8 Working Groups: please contact your working group chair if you intend to present a project; email adresses at info@epns.info

EPNS Working group Chair 1 Chair 2
Autoimmune and Infectious Diseases Kevin Rostasy (Germany) Martin Häusler (Germany)
Ataxia Maja Steinlin (Switzerland) Deborah Sival (Netherlands)
Epilepsy Lieven Lagae (Belgium) Floor Jansen (Netherlands)
Movement Disorders Jean-Pierre Lin (UK) Michel Willemsen (Netherlands)
Neonatal Neurology & Developmental Neurology Regina Trollmann (Germany) Nadia Bahi-Buisson (France)
Neurometabolics Barbara Plecko (Austria) Dimitrios Zafeiriou (Greece)
Neuromuscular Thomas Sejersen (Sweden) Guenther Bernert (Austria)
Paediatric Stroke Finbar O´Callaghan (UK) Lucia Gerstl (Germany)

10 Bursaries will be granted upon individual application: the application process for bursaries will be added to the website nearer the time.

EPNS Research Prizes: Two prizes of 2,500 Euros per person awarded to young neurologists who present outstanding, innovative ideas in research in Paediatric Neurology.