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D07 Peripheral Nerves and Associated Diseases short course 2017

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Peripheral Nerve
Dates of Event
13th November 2017 – 17th November 2017
Last Booking Date for this Event
1st November 2017
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This short course offered by the world leading UCL Institute of Neurology in Queen Square gives an introduction to the anatomy and development of the peripheral nervous system and its physiology and function. It also gives an overview of clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment options as well as updates on ongoing clinical and basic research trends in peripheral nerve diseases. Formal lectures are supplemented by masterclasses on how to utilize and interpret techniques in histopathology, electrophysiology and live imaging (MRI) for diagnosis and clinical trials. Lectures are delivered by world leading experts in the field of Neuromuscular Diseases.

Examples of lecture topics in the Peripheral Nerves and Associated Diseases short course:

  • Emryonic development and pathfinding of peripheral nerves 
  • Biology of Schwann cells 
  • Nerve injury and regeneration 
  • Biophysical properties of peripheral axons  
  • Nerve biopsies and hitopathology
  • Diabetic and small fibre neuropathies 
  • Acute inflammatory neuropathies 
  • Chronic inflammatory neuropathies

Participants also gain entry to attend and listen to lectures of the British Peripheral Nerve Society meeting on the 17th Nov 2017 http://www.bpns.org.uk/event-details.aspx?Group=events&id=35 )



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