Cambridge Postgraduate Medical Centre
Course Full

UK ILAE EEG and Seizure Semiology Course 2020

Dates: Wed 18th Mar - Fri 20th Mar
Venue: Clare College, Cambridge view on map
Course price: £500.00 - £600.00
Course Administrator:
Melanie Cornwell, Postgraduate Medical Centre, Deakin Centre, Addenbrooke's Hospital
01223 254993



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Payment can not be made until your application has been approved by the course organisers.


UK ILAE EEG and Seizure semiology Course Faculty 2020 

Course organisers 

 

Dr Andrew Michell MA PhD MRCP  

Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology 

Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. 

Trained at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square with an Epilepsy Fellowship, Sydney, 2008. Experience in organising a busy adult and paediatric EEG service reporting routine, sleep, ambulatory and inpatient video-telemetry EEG. Author of a number of articles including Medlink’s ‘The Role of the EEG in Epilepsy’. 

 

Dr Tejal Mitchell PhD FRCP  

Consultant Neurologist 

Addenbrooke' s Hospital, Cambridge 

Neurology Specialist training at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London with a one year Clinical EEG and Epilepsy Fellowship, Westmead Hospital, Sydney Australia in 2007 and a PhD in MRI in Epilepsy from 1999-2002. Currently manage a local and regional specialist epilepsy service which includes a videotelemetry EEG service. 

 

Dr Rachel Thornton PhD MRCP 

Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology 

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London and Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge 

Trained at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and the National Society for Epilepsy. PhD in simultaneous EEG-fMRI and intracranial EEG from UCL Institute of Neurology.  Experience in adult and paediatric EEG, with special interest in video telemetry for pre-surgical evaluation and intracranial EEG, particularly in children. 

 

Faculty 

Dr Michael Alexander BA Mod Hons (Genetics) MB MRCPI  

Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology 

The Adelaide and Meath Hospital Dublin, Incorporating The National Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. 

Trained at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square and the Royal Free Hospital, London. Experience running a busy clinical neurophysiology department at a tertiary referral teaching hospital, catering for a catchment area of approximately 500,000 people.  We have a busy adult and paediatric EEG service reporting routine, sleep, ambulatory and inpatient video EEG. I currently run a postgraduate practical and lecture series entitled 'The Fundamentals of EEG' at my own institution.  


Dr Chris Derry BSc Mb BS MRCP PhD 

Consultant Neurologist, Department of Clinial Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh 

Neurology Specialist training in Edinburgh, with a four year clinical and research fellowship in epilepsy (including EEG, videotelemtry and polysomnography interpretation) at the Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. PhD in sleep and epilepsy awarded 2006. Currently one of two epileptologists in the Edinburgh and South East Scotland epilepsy service, which includes EEG and video-EEG telemetry service and an epilepsy surgery program. 

 

Dr Spas Getov MA MRCP 

Locum Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology 

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London 

Trained at King’s College Hospital and the Evelina Children’s Hospital. PhD fellowship in social perception and visual awareness at the Functional Imaging Lab, UCL Institute of Neurology.  Particular interests in EEG, telemetry, epilepsy and disorders of consciousness. 

  

Dr Khalid Hamandi FRCP, PhD 

Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, University Hospital Wales, Cardiff.  

Trained at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, the National Hospital, Queen Square and the National Society for Epilepsy. PhD in simultaneous EEG-fMRI in epilepsy from UCL Institute of Neurology. Co-directs the epilepsy surgery programme and leads the inpatient video-telemetry. Interests include advanced imaging in epilepsy and magnetoencephalography.  

  

Dr John McHugh MD MRCPI 

Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology, Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin and AMNCH  Hospital, Dublin. Completed Neurology training (obtained CCST) in Dublin; completed Clinical Neurophysiology training in Dublin and London (NNHN - Queen Square, Royal Free Hospital, and Great Ormond St). Special interest in EEG in children  including routine, critical care, ambulatory and video telemetry  recordings. 

  

Dr Aileen McGonigal MBChB MRCP 

Praticien Hospitalier Service de Neurophysiologie Clinique et Unité d’Epileptologie, Hôpital de la Timone, Marseille, France 

Neurology specialist training in Glasgow with an interest in epileptology and EEG.  Based in Professor Patrick Chauvel’s epilepsy unit in Marseille since 2003. This unit is particularly known for its expertise in stereo-electroencephalography in the context of epilepsy pre-surgical evaluation, and study of seizure semiology. Initial clinical research post (2 years) followed by neurology post within the French system, working in both clinical epileptology and EEG (including video-EEG telemetry, depth recording interpretation and standard EEG in adults and children). 

  

Dr Rajiv Mohanraj PhD, FRCP 

Consultant Neurologist, Greater Manchester Neurosciences Centre and runs the Greater Manchester Regional Epilepsy Service. He is particularly interested drug resistant epilepsy and surgical treatment of epilepsy. He also has an interest in disorders of consciousness on ICU including post cardiac arrest low awareness states 

 

Dr Ronit Pressler MA MD PhD MRCPCH 

Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology, clinical lead of the telemetry unit, 

Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. Trained at the National Hospital for Neurology, Queen Square and Great Ormond Street Hospital. Experience in paediatric EEG and telemetry with special interest in neonatal seizures and pre-surgical investigation. Author of a number of articles and book chapters as well as Editor of ‘Neonatal and Paediatric Clinical Neurophysiology’, 2008.  

  

Professor Matthew Walker MSc PhD FRCP  

Consultant Neurologist at National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Professor of Clinical Neurology at UCL Institute of Neurology, University College London.  

I, with two other Consultants, run the Video-EEG telemetry Unit at the National Hospital for Neurology for the diagnosis of paroxysmal conditions, including epilepsy and sleep disorders and for the presurgical assessment of patients with epilepsy. I have reported video-EEG telemetry for over 10 years and as a Consultant for 8 years.   

In addition to my clinical duties I run an active research team in the Institute of Neurology, UCL addressing questions in clinical and basic epileptology. I undertake regular teaching to doctors, undergraduate and post-graduate students, and lecture at national and international meetings on epilepsy, EEG and related subjects. I am an associate editor of Epilepsia, and associate editor of Therapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders.  

Payment can not be made until your application has been approved by the course organisers.