In 2018 EAN again organised together with ESO the 9th annual knowledge exchange symposium held in Mumbai, India. This year`s symposium took place 6-7 January and brought together a diverse group of speakers with topnotch qualifications in their respective subject areas.
The agenda covered topics on Epilepsy, Stroke, Pain and Migraine. The faculty was comprised of EAN and ESO representatives alongside professors from India. Prof. Dr. Ramesh Patankar, Programme Director, welcomed clinicians and researchers from all corners of India.
Prof. Dr. Martin Dichgans (Munich) represented the ESO and delivered presentations on “Cerebral Small Vessel Disease” and “Vascular Cognitive Impairment.” Prof. Dr. Subhash Kaul (Hyderabad), Past President of the Indian Stroke Association, spoke on “Recent Advances in Stroke Management.”
As EAN faculty, Prof. Dr. Mark Braschinsky, Prof. Dr. Aki Hietaharju, and Prof. Dr. Jan Novy were invited.
The Indian faculty included Prof. Dr. Bhupendra Chaudhary, Prof. Dr. Praveen Gupta, Prof. Dr. R. Lakshmi Narasimhan, and Prof. Dr. Gagandeep Singh.
This small symposium made an impression across India. There were 150 participants in Mumbai with another 400+ participating from six further hub-cities across the country. The speakers were well received, and participant feedback prompted interesting discussions.
Brain 2018 was made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Lupin.
Faculty members performing the lighting ceremony which is to start the conference