4 April 2018, International convention centre (ICC), Birmingham, United Kingdom

4th British Veterinary Neurology Society (BVNS) Symposium

9:00 Registration and coffee

10:00 Biology of cerebral glioma - challenges for the treatment - Prof Andrew H Kaye
10:50 The mechanisms of tumour immune evasion in canine gliomas - Roberto José-López
11:20 Management of endocrine active pituitary tumours - Prof Andrew H Kaye

12:00 Coffee break

12:20 Vertebral column and spinal cord tumours: treatment options from an oncologist perspective - Sarah L. Mason

13:10 Lunch

14:00 Stereotactic radiotherapy in small animals: A review and experience at two referral centres - Chris Mariani
14:20 Biomarker in veterinary neurology: Clinical research and promise for the future – Chris Mariani
14:50 Surgical management of intracranial tumour – Laurent Garosi

15:30 Coffee break

16:00 Clinical research abstracts (5 speakers - 10 minutes with 2 minutes question time)

17:00 Closing remarks and AGM






  • Becoming a member of the BVNS: 25£
  • Registration symposium for members: 100£
  • Registration for non-members: 125£
  • For registration contact our Treasurer:
    Daniel Sanchez-Masian: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Abstract Submission

Abstract Format

Submission guidelines for all abstracts:

  • Submit the abstract as an MS Word file (.doc or .docx)
  • Indicate whether ethical permission was obtained for the study
  • Font: Times New Roman, size 12
  • Paragraphs: 1.5 spacing and fully justified
  • Indent each paragraph three spaces
  • The abstract should be a maximum of 500 words
  • The first line should contain the title in capitals; the second line all author(s); the third the institution(s) the author(s) are affiliated
  • Organize the body of the abstract as follows:
    • A statement of the purpose of the study
    • A statement of the methods used
    • A summary of the results presented in sufficient detail to support the conclusions
    • A statement of the conclusions reached
    • Do not use subheadings (e.g. methods, results)

Please e-mail submissions to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The deadline for submission is the 5 March 2018 and authors of accepted abstracts will be rewarded free entrance to the Symposium.

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