3rd April 2019, Hall 8A - International convention centre (ICC), Birmingham, United Kingdom

5th British Veterinary Neurology Society (BVNS) Symposium

8:30 Registration and coffee

9:00 Management of the Human Neurotrauma Patient - Dr Andrew Eynon, Southampton Hospital
9:50 Non-invasive methods of prediction of intracranial hypertension in dogs - Roberto Jose-Lopez, University of Glasgow
10:20 Direct intracranial Pressure Monitoring in Dogs - Prof Rick LeCouteur, University of California, Davis

10:50 Coffee break

11:20 Advanced Management of the Neurotrauma Patient - Dr Andrew Eynon, Southampton Hospital
12:00 Severe spinal cord injury: can we repair or should we by-pass? - Dr Nicolas Granger, Highcroft Veterinary Referrals

12:50 Lunch

14:00 Surgical Management of Peripheral Nerve Injury in Children and Adults - Dr Tom Quick, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
14:50 Update on Head Trauma Management in the Dog and Cat – Emily Thomas, University of Edinburgh

15:30 Coffee break

16:00 Clinical research abstracts (4-5 speakers - 10 minutes with 2 minutes question time)

17:00 Closing remarks and AGM


  • Becoming a member of the BVNS: £25
  • Renewal of your membership 2019: £25
  • Registration symposium for members: £100
  • Registration for non-members: £150
  • For registration contact our Treasurer:
    Annette Wessmann: 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:

Papers, reports or articles containing the work submitted in the abstract must NOT have been submitted or accepted for publication prior to submission of the abstract. Abstracts must NOT have been presented elsewhere prior to presentation at BVNS meeting.

  • 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 4th March 2019 and authors of accepted abstracts will be rewarded free entrance to the Symposium.

Click here to view the 2016 Abstracts >

Sponsored by:

Boehringer Ingelheim CVS Group plc Neurogen