hosted by University of Oxford and Oxford University Hospitals

Local SENA representative: Dr Enrico Flossmann DPhil, FRCP

Venue: The Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre, Worcester College, Oxford

Approved for 6 CPD credits by the Royal College of Physicians

For enqueries e-mail [email protected]


Timings and speakers subject to change

Click on speaker names for short bio

0900 - 0930 On-site registration for in person attendees
0945 Opening Address
Prof. Raad Shakir and Dr Enrico Flossmann
1000 – 1030 Prodromal Parkinson's disease: where are we?
Prof. Michele Hu
1030 – 1100 Epilepsy during the COVID pandemic - some personal musings
Prof. Arjune Sen
1100 – 1130 Coffee break [30 mins]
+ Sponsor presentations
1130 – 1215 Antibodies and muscle dysfunction
Prof. Angela Vincent
1215 – 1245 Autoantibody-mediated encephalitis
Prof. Sarosh Irani
1245 – 1315 Not always chronic, inflammatory or demyelinating - nodal antibodies in immune-mediated neuropathies
Prof. Simon Rinaldi
1315 – 1415

Lunch Break [60 mins]
+ Sponsor presentations

SENA Representative Meeting (begins 13.45)

1415 – 1445 Small vessel disease - just white dots 'commensurate with age' or treatable disease?
Prof. Alastair Webb
1445 – 1530 Clinical diagnosis of transient ischaemic attacks
Prof. Peter Rothwell

1530 – 1600 Coffee break [30 mins]
+ Sponsor presentations
1600 – 1630 Genetic testing in MND – Practicalities and Pitfalls
Dr Alexander Thompson
1630 – 1800 Registrar case presentations
7 minutes presentation + 2 minutes Q & A per centre
1800 Closing remarks
1930 Dinner
[Subject to separate registration]

There are limited places available for the dinner which is being held at the Harris Manchester College (University of Oxford) Dining Hall ⧉ (subject to change). Please register your interest in attending the social dinner by email to [email protected].

N.B. The social dinner for clinicians and speakers is not funded by sponsors and is paid by the attendee. Sponsors are of course welcome to register.


If you would like to learn more about sponsoring the SENA meeting, please contact Dr Chris Carswell, SENA Honorary Secretary, at [email protected].

  • SENA
  • St. George's Hospital

The companies listed below have provided financial support for this meeting through an unrestricted grant or sponsorship but have no involvement in the meeting organisation, agenda, speaker selection, or content outside of their own sponsor presentation that is shown during the coffee and lunch breaks.

  • Allergan - an Abbvie ompany
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
  • Bial
  • Biogen
  • Britannia Pharmaceuticals Ltd
  • Eli Lilly and Company Ltd
  • Eisai Limited
  • GE Healthcare
  • GW Pharmaceuticals plc.
  • Merck
  • Novartis
  • Roche
  • Sanofi Genzyme
  • UCB
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals