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Cambridge Neurological Society Symposium | March 5th 2017

The Cambridge Neurological Society is delighted to announce that its 2017 Symposium will be held on March 5th 9am-5pm in the Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre and the Deakin Centre.

The 2017 Symposium promises to be an event-filled day, with world-class speakers, multiple workshops where you can try out practical skills and seminars about a diverse array of topics. Of course, there will be food available!



We are accepting abstracts. The deadline for abstract submission is 1st March. Make sure you submit early to avoid disappointment! Posters will be judged by world leading clinicians and researchers, and prizes will be on offer for the best submissions. Abstracts can be submitted by email to cambridgeneurosoc@gmail.com. The world limit is 250, and your research can cover almost any topic in clinical neurology or preclinical neuroscience.

Registration: Tickets cost £10 and can be booked here.

Our Facebook event can be found here.

We have a fantastic line up this year with highlights including world renowned speakers, skull drilling and fluoresent tumour identification.

See the timetable below for full details. Invest in a heavily subsidised ticket for £10 here.


9:00-9:30    Registration, Tea and Coffee

9:30-10:30   Miss Helen Fernandes, Department of Neurosurgery: Spinal Dysraphism

10:30-11:15  Prof. Paul Fletcher, Department of Psychiatry: Can we link delusions and hallucinations to brain processes?

11:15-11:30  Break, Refreshments and Snacks

11:30-12:10  Dr. Romina Vuono, Department of Clinical Neurosciences

12:15-12:55  Dr Jonathan Jones, Department of Radiology - Case studies in Neuroradiology

13:00-14:00  Lunch (Provided!)

13:30- 14.00 Poster Presentations

14:00-15:30  Workshops

1) Skull Drilling

2) Fluorescent Microscopy

3) A Career in Neuroscience

15:30-15:45  Break, Refreshments and Snacks

15:45-16:30  Keynote Talk - Prof. Maria Spillantini, Department of Clinical Neurosciences

16:30-17:00  Closing remarks and Certificates


Location: Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre and Deakin Centre, Addenbrooke's Site


Poster Submission: Submit abstracts relevant to Neurology/Neuroscience/Neurosurgery to cambridgeneurosoc@gmail.com, 250 word limit. Your posters will be judged by experts in the fields and you have the opportunity to win great prizes!


Posted on 01/03/2017

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