Event Date: 28 Feb 2019 to 02 Mar 2019
3rd ILAE British Branch Epilepsy Neuroimaging Course
- Venue: MRI Unit, Chalfont Centre, Chalfont St Peter, UK, SL9 0RJ
- Website: www.ilaebritish.org.uk
- Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration fees: Early bird registration rate (deadline Friday, 21st December 2018) - Consultant: £460; Radiographers, PhD/MSc students, SpR, SHO, Nurses: £360. Standard registration rate (available from Saturday, 22nd December 2018). Consultant: £510; Radiographers, PhD/MSc students, SpR, SHO, Nurses: £410. Accommodation is not included in the ticket price. Overview: The ILAE British Branch Epilepsy Neuroimaging Course was successfully launched in March 2017 and is now in its third year. Open to all healthcare professionals and affiliates and MSc/PhD students, the 3-day course aims to provide both an overview and a solid foundation in state-of-the-art MRI and PET scanning in epilepsy. The course will: Consist of lectures and small-group tutorials given by experienced MRI- and PET-clinicians / researchers; Cover aspects of structural and functional MRI acquisition and analysis; Train participants on real patients’ data in hands-on laboratory exercises. On completion of the course, the participants will be able to: Employ MRI and PET to influence the clinical management of patients with epilepsy; Select appropriate MRI sequences, and distinguish clinical and MR features of different etiologies; Understand the role of advanced MRI and PET-MR acquisition and post-processing analysis methods.