Neuroimmunology and mental health

10 September 2019 from 10.00am until 5.00pm

This conference will be of interest to psychiatrists, neuropsychiatrists, neurologists, GPs, neuropsychologists, mental health and frontline medical staff and will focus on neuroimmunology and links to psychosis.

It will take place on 10 September 2019 from 10am to 5pm at the School of Psychology, Keynes College, University of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NP. Opening address will be by Helen Greatorex, Chief Executive.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Adam Al-Diwani, Wellcome DPhil Training Fellow. Oxford Autoimmune Neurology Group, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford
  • Dr Ester Coutinho, Consultant Neurologist at King’s College Hospital and a Clinical Research Fellow at the Department of Clinical and Basic Neurosciences, KCL
  • Dr Ava Easton, Chief Executive, Encephalitis Society; Honorary Fellow, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool
  • Professor Belinda Lennox, BMedSci BM BS DM FRCPsych Associate Professor and Clinical Senior Lecturer. Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist. University of Oxford, Medical Sciences Division. Academic lead for the Early intervention in psychosis service for Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Stacey Tappenden, Expert by Experience
  • Professor Angela Vincent, FRS FMedSci Emeritus Professor of Neuroimmunology at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Somerville College.

Free parking is available at Keynes College. Buses and taxis run regularly from the nearby Canterbury east train station.


Other mental health professionals and NHS staff (non KMPT staff) - £50.00
External professional/agencies - £75.00

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