SENA BIANNUAL MEETING

SPRING 2024 | FRIDAY 26 APRIL 2024

— IN-PERSON MEETING —

hosted by Royal Free Hospital

Local SENA representatives: Prof. Huw Morris & Dr Robert Brenner, Dr Ann Donnelly

Venue: Stationer's Hall ⧉

Ave Maria Ln, London EC4M 7DD

REGISTRATION OPENS 1 MARCH 2024

For enqueries e-mail [email protected]

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PROGRAMME

Timings subject to change

IMPORTANT: This is an in-person meeting only. We hope to record the sessions if budget allows and make these available after the meeting on the SENA website but these would not be eligible for CPD credits.

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0830 – 0900 Registration and coffee

 

0900 – 0910

Opening Address

Prof. Huw Morris
Dr Lina Nashef

 

Session 1 - Neurology and Internal Medicine

Chair: Dr Bob Brenner

0910 – 0930 Neurology of the Ebola outbreak (20 mins) 
Dr Rebecca Liu
0930 – 1000

Neuro-Hepatology  (30 mins) 
Prof Kevin Moore

1000 – 1030

Advances in diagnosis and treatment of amyloid  (30 mins) 
Prof Julian Gilmore

1030 – 1100 Coffee break [30 mins]
1100 – 1210

Session 2 - Trainees' Presentations

Chair: Prof. Huw Morris

Registrar case presentations x 5 (70 mins)

7 minutes presentation + 2 minutes Q & A per centre

1210 – 1230 Update on spasticity management (20 mins)
Dr Ann Donnelly
1230 – 1330

Lunch Break [60 mins]

 

Session 3  - The Future of Neurodegeneration

Chair: Dr Ann Donnelly

1300 – 1400 Development of new approaches to disease management in Parkinson's (30 mins) 
Prof. Tony Schapira
1400 – 1430 Early diagnosis of Parkinson's and Parkinson's Plus conditions   (30 mins)
Prof. Huw Morris

1430 – 1500 New treatments for Alzheimer disease and their implementation   (30 mins)
Dr Jon Kennedy

1500 – 1530 Coffee break [30 mins]
 

Session 4 - Future Neurology and Hospital Medicine

Chair: Dr Bob Brenner

1530 – 1610 Debate: This house believes that consultant neurologists should be managing acute neurology in the emergency department (40 mins) 
YES - Dr Huw Beynon
NO - Dr Adrian Wills

1610 – 1700 The pandemic and the post-pandemic future of the NHS (40 mins)
Prof. Steve Powis
National Medical Director of NHS England
~1700 Closing remarks and results
1730

SENA Social Dinner / Drinks will be held at the Athanaeum.⧉ The cost will be £95/head (including drinks). .

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.

REGISTRATION OPENS 1 MARCH 2024

SPONSORS

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—AbbVie, Alnylam, Argenx, Bial, Biogen, Eisai, Ipsen,Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Sanofi, and UCB— have provided financial support for this meeting through an unrestricted grant or sponsorship but have no involvement or input into the meeting organisation or agenda.

  • Abbvie
  • Allergan - an Abbvie ompany
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
  • Angelini Pharma UK-I Limited
  • Argenx UK Ltd
  • Aspire Pharma
  • Bial
  • Biogen
  • Britannia Pharmaceuticals Ltd
  • Eisai Limited
  • Eli Lilly and Company Ltd
  • EVER PHARMA UK Ltd
  • GE Healthcare
  • Ipsen Limited
  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals
  • GW Pharmaceuticals plc.
  • Janssen UK
  • Merck
  • Novartis
  • Roche
  • Sandoz
  • Sanofi Genzyme
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • UCB