The EAN Spring School will take place virtually.
Steinschaler Dörfl, Austria,
May 21-23, 2021
Dedicated to clinical neurologists in training who did not yet complete their residency/ clinical speciality training
who wish to boost their knowledge and to get the chance to enable personal contacts among participants and faculty members.
Contributions to the optimal organisation of neurological care, neurological services and postgraduate education
throughout Europe will be presented.
After careful evaluation of the development of the current Covid situation, the EAN Education Committee and Teaching Sub-Committee decided to have the Spring School 2021 virtual.
To facilitate your participation while having an active workshedule at your hospitals, the programme is changed to half-day courses, as follows:
ALS-FTD Friday, May 21: 15:00 -17:30
Child neurology Saturday, May 22: 9:45-14:30
Neurosonology Sunday, May 23: 9:45-13:15
Friday, May 21
15:00 - 15:15
Welcome and introduction - Irena Rektorová, Brno, Czech Republic
15:15 – 16:00 Irena Rektorová, Brno, Czech Republic
Lecture: Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) variants: diagnosis and neuro correlates
16:00 – 16:45 Sharon Abrahams, Edinburgh, Scotland
Lecture: Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) in daily practice - red flags
16:45 – 17:30 Andrea Calvo, Italy
Lecture: Diagnosis and Differential diagnosis of ALS:
Saturday, May 22
9:45 – 10:00 Welcome + introduction of daily speakers and programme - Francesco Muntoni, London, UK
10:00 – 10:45 Francesco Muntoni, London, UK
Lecture: Motor neuron diseases in infancy and childhood, focus on "new treatments"
10:45 – 11:30 Andrea Martinuzzi, Italy
Lecture: Problems related to the COVID-19 pandemics in disabled children
11:30 – 12:15 Rima Nabbout, France
Lecture: Epileptic neuro encephalopathies of infancy and childhood
12:45 – 14:00 Scientific afternoon: cases by participants
Case 1: Gianluca Costamagna, Milan, Italy
An unexpected diagnosis in a 6-month-old infant with recent cytomegalovirus infection.
Case 2: Alina Ivaniuk, Odessa, Ukraine
Rapidly progressing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with an onset during pregnancy in a young woman
Case 3: Mariam Kekenadze, Tbilisi, Georgia
21 year old male presenting with progressive muscle wasting and fasciculations
Case 4: Anastasia Siminenco-Rotari, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in a patient with lumbar canal stenosis- case presentation
Case 5: Nahla Aly Merghany Aly Abdalla, Cairo, Egypt
Biotin -Thiamin Responsive Basal Ganglia Disease, A Novel Gene Mutation Discovery
Case 6: Salma Said Soliman Ibrahim Almashad, Alexandria, Egypt
An unusual cause of a stroke in a child?
14:00-14:30 Vlad Tiu, Bucharest, Romania
RRFS lecture: Info on Grants/News for Neurologists in Training all over Europe
Sunday, May 23
9:45 – 10:00 Welcome + introduction of daily speakers and programme - David Skoloudik, Ostrava, Czech Republic
10:00 – 10:45 Claudio Baracchini, Padua, Italy
Lecture: Neurosonology in stroke
10:45 – 11:30 David Skoloudik, Ostrava, Czech Republic
Lecture: Role of neurosonology in neurodegenerative diseases
11:30 – 12:15 Fabienne Perren, Lausanne, Switzerland
Lecture: Interventions and monitoring using neurosonology methods
12:15 good-bye words – Irena Rektorova, Brno, Czech Republic
12:30 – 13:15 Exam (access link open for 45 minutes)