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2017 Conference

The 2017 NEURACLIN Annual Meeting is scheduled for the 20th September and will be held at The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough.

You are warmly invited to attend the 2017 meeting of NEURACLIN.

Building upon the success of the 2016 meeting, NEURACLIN ( aims to facilitate the collaboration of North-East based Neuroscience and Research oriented Academics and Clinical workers. This network brings together Academics and Clinical workers together, with a view to making it easier both to share knowledge and to collaborate on research projects. NEURACLIN primarily focus is upon memory-affecting disorders, including but not limited to Dementias and Epilepsy.

The venue for this year’s meeting is the David Kenward Lecture Theatre at the South Tees Institute of Learning, Research and Innovation (

Please register (for free) for NEURACLIN 2017 at

The programme will include the following confirmed speakers:

Prof Nigel Hooper (University of Manchester): Molecular mechanisms in dementia

Prof Jan Oyebode (University of Bradford): Cognitive rehabilitation for people with early dementia

Dr Alan Bowman (NHS and Teeside University): Applying signal detection theory to the study of visual hallucinations in Lewy body disorders.

Dr Paul Donaghy (Newcastle University): Lewy bodies dementia and amyloid imaging

Dr Stephen Hall (University of York): Epilepsy mechanisms

Dr Eleanor King (Newcastle University): Peripheral inflammation in prodromal but not established Lewy body and Alzheimer’s dementias

Lyn Rogers (Alzheimer's Society Research Network): Background information about the Alzheimer's Society lay member network

Dr James Dachtler (Durham University): Introduction to Durham Against Dementia

Dr Stephen Evans (NHS South Tees, James Cook University Hospital), Drs Colin Lever and James Dachtler (Durham University): Welcome address from the NEURACLIN network.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please email the organisers should you have specific dietary requirements.

Please note that your attendance means we may use photos of you taken on the day within our NEURACLIN website and promotional material.