Dementias Online

10 & 11 March 2021 | 3.00pm-6.30pm

Registration now open!

We are delighted to announce Professor Ramin Nilforooshan and Professor Aimee Spector will be joining Professor John O'Brien & Professor Alistair Burns as members of the the MAH Dementias committee.

Our new chairs, Ramin and Aimee, are putting together an exciting new programme for a special, CPD Certified, online event aimed at early career researchers and junior doctors/trainees.

The committee are bringing together leading experts in the field of dementia for two afternoons of research round ups, panel debates, case study quizzes, and free paper opportunities giving you insights, tips and tricks into the fundamental clinical principles in Dementia. 

Taking place from 3.00pm-6.40pm GMT on Wednesday, 10th and Thursday, 11th March 2021, you will receive 6 CPD points for watching the sessions live or on-demand.

Take a look at the agenda below and register here:

Day 1 | 10th March 2021



15.00-15.10 Welcome and introduction from the chairs
Professor Ramin Nilforooshan & Professor Aimee Spector

'In Conversation With'

Professor Nick Fox, Director of the Dementia Research Centre
Interview with a pioneer of dementia clinical research
- Career milestones
- Tips on how to achieve your career goals
- Latest research developments


Clinical update
Can we really slow down the progression of Alzheimer's disease?
Dr Naji Tabet, Reader in Old Age Psychiatry, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

16.10-16.25 Networking break
16.25-16.55 Clinical Update
Types of dementia
Dr Richard Perry, Consultant Neurologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
16.55-17.15 Sponsored symposium
17.15-18.15 Panel Discussion
What will be the impact of Covid-19 on the future of dementia care?
  • AI : Professor Ramin Nilforooshan, SABP
  • Virtual services - Cognitive Stimulation Therapy - Professor Aimee Spector, UCL
  • Virtual services - Memory clinics - Dr Raja Badrakalimuthu, Associate Medical Director of Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Research Round-up
Summary of the latest research in imaging
Professor Clare MacKay, Professor of Imaging Neuroscience, University of Oxford

18.45-19.00 Virtual drinks and networking
19.00 Close of Day 1

Day 2 | 11th March 2021



15.00-15.10 Welcome to day 2 from the chairs
Professor Ramin Nilforooshan & Professor Aimee Spector
15.10-15.40 Research Round-Up
Summary of the latest research in new therapeutics for dementia
Professor Clive Holmes, Professor of Biological Psychiatry within Medicine at the University of Southampton
15.40-16.10 Medico-legal considerations
Deprivation of liberty safeguards
Ben Troke, Partner, Hill Dickinson LLP
16.10-16.25 Networking break
16.25-16.55 Clinical Update
Drug and alcohol misuse in older people
Dr Tony Rao, Consultant Community Old Age Psychiatrist, SLAM
16.55-17.15 Sponsored symposium
17.15-17.45 Head injury and dementia
Professor David Sharp, NIHR Professor & Consultant Neurologist, Imperial College London
17.45-18.15 Breakout discussion groups 
18.15-18.30 Networking break
18.30-19.00 Management of dementia services
Overview of the management of dementia services including commissioning, finance, integration of services and more
Irene Lewsey, Head of Transformation & Mental Health  Commissioning, Mid Essex CCG
19.00 Close of Day 2


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