Annual Neurometabolic Conference

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Date: Thursday, 6 March 2014 – 9.00 am – 5.30 pm
Venue: The Assembly Rooms, Fenkle Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5XU
Cost: £25.00

Metabolic Disease and Muscle (Chair, Robert McFarland, Newcastle)
09.10-09.40: Mitochondrial Myopathies (Robert McFarland, Newcastle)
09.40-10.10: GSDs and Muscle (Volker Straub, Newcastle)

Morning Break (11.10-11.30)
13.00-13.15: Summary of Morning Session and speaker question time
Lunch (13.15-14.00)

Metabolic Disease and the CNS
14.00-14.30: Acute metabolic encephalopathy – importance of early diagnosis? (Robin Lachmann, UCL)
14.30-15.00: Metabolic causes for movement disorders (Manju Kurian, UCL)
15.00-15.30: Psychiatric symptoms in Metabolic Disease (Olivier Bonnot, Paris France)
Afternoon Tea (15.30-15.50)

Treatment of Neurometabolic Disease
15.50-16.20: Current methods of treating LSD’s the challenges between Paediatrics and Adults? (Chris Hendriksz, Salford)
16.20-16.50: Nutritional and dietary requirements for LSD patients (Gisela Wilcox, Salford)
16.50-17.20: Exercise therapy in Mitochondrial Disease (Grainne Gorman, Newcastle)
17.20-17.35: Summary of Afternoon Session and speaker question time

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