NNPS-möte i Stockholm 27-28/5 2020

2020-01-15 20:02:37
2020-01-15 20:06:59
Martin Jägervall

NNPS-möte i Stockholm 
Här kommer information om NNPS-aktiviteter, samt EPNS-möte, i Stockholm i slutet av maj 2020.

The Nordic Neuropaediatric Society
NNPS 38th meeting
Stockholm May 27-28 2020

Second announcement

This is the second announcement for the 38th meeting of the Nordic Neuropaediatric Society in Stockholm, Sweden. The meeting will be held in adjunct to the research meeting of the European Society of Paediatric Neurology thus creating a full week of neurology from both a clinical and a research perspective. Both meeting and course programs are now set and online registration will open via the webpage on jan 27th.
Abstract submission is open and has been extended to February 29th.

Training Course 26th may
The NNPS training course this year focuses on “Cerebral Palsy – State of the art”. Attendance is limited to 25 participants to ensure an interactive course.

NNPS meeting 27-28th may
The scientific program for the meeting is enclosed in this announcement.

EPNS 7th Research Meeting 29-30th may
Following the meeting is the biannual Research Meeting of EPNS


We welcome abstracts within all areas of paediatric neurology. All abstracts should be written, submitted and presented in English only.  Please send abstracts to nnps2020@gmail.com.
Deadline has been extended to February 29th , 2020.


  1. Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words (this limit excludes the abstract title and information about authors)
  2. Abstracts should be structured in 4 sections: Purpose, method, results and conclusion
  3. The first name in each abstract should be that of the presenting author
  4. Information concerning hospital, city and country should be provided for all authors
  5. Instructions for both platform and poster presentations will be made available with notices of acceptance.The NNPS training course will take place at Karolinska University Hospital whereas the main meeting will be held in the house of the Swedish Society of Medicine located in the downtown area of Stockholm.


All information for the training course and NNPS meeting is available on the conference website https://www.nnps2020.se/. There you also find information about booking of accommodation and conference registration.

Program Training course NNPS2020 May 26th

09.00-10.00  Cerebral Palsy (CP)                                                       Kate  Himmelmann

10.00-10.030  Evidence for Early Interventions   in CP                        Kristina Löwing

10.30-10.50 Coffee

1050-11.20 ICF, Classifications & Gross Motor assessments             Kristina Löwing

11.20- 11.50 Classifications and Fine motor assessments                   Anki Eliasson

11.50-12.10 What level is it?  Interactive classifications                       AE+KL

12.10-13.10 Lunch

13.10-13.40 Does loss of spasticity matter? Assumptions and facts ?    Kristina Tedroff

13.40 – 14.00 Selective dorsal rhizotomy & Intrathecal baclofen           Kristina Tedroff

14.00 -15.00 CP surveillance program (CPUP) & Interventions (BoNT-A, Ortoses, Surgery)

Gunnar Hägglund

15.00-15.20 Coffee

15.20-15.50 Vision in children with Cerebral Palsy                                Kerstin Hellgren

15.50-16.20    Epilepsy in children with Cerebral palsy                         Maria Dahlin

16.20-16.50  Cerebral Palsy in (young) adults                                       Dan Jacobson

16.50-17.00 Closing statements


Scientific program NNPS2020

Wed 27/5


08.30 Registration


09.00 Welcome address


09.15 Session 1 – Neurometabolic diseases                 Chair: Erik Eklund, Lund

Amino acid metabolism disorders

Tom J de Koning, Lund

10.30 Coffee
11.00 Challenges in whole genome sequencing

Anna Wedell, Stockholm

Treatments in lysosomal storage disease

Simon Jones, Manchester

12.30 Lunch
13.30 Session 2 – Neurovascular diseases

The first four years of the Swedish Pediatric Stroke Registry

Anna Ekesbo Freinsinger, Stockholm

Brain vascular malformations and current treatment strategies

Michael Söderman, Stockholm

15.00 Coffee
15.30 Session 2 contd – Neurovascular diseases

Title TBA

Maja Steinlin, Switzerland

19.00 Conference dinner Skansen



Thur 28/5


08.00 Session 3- Neuromuscular diseases                Chair: Mar Tulinius, Gothenburg

Short introduction on neuromuscular disorders in children.
Mar Tulinius, Göteborg

Advances in the diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders in the genomics era.
Malin Kvarnung, Stockholm

09.30 Coffee
10.00 Session 3 contd – Neuromuscular diseases

Current and emerging treatments in pediatric neuromuscular disorders.
Thomas Sejersen, Stockholm.

Scoliosis and its treatment in pediatric neuromuscular disorders. What to do and when?  Paul Gerdeim, Stockholm

11.30 NNPS General Meeting


12.30 Lunch
13.30 Session 4 – Epilepsy

Short introduction on epilepsy in children

Maria Dahlin, Stockholm

Current and new emerging treatments in the Dravet syndrome

Lieven Lagae, Leuven, Belgium

15.00 Coffee
15.30 Session 4 – Epilepsy contd

When and how to use the ketogenic diet in epilepsy 

Marie Lindefeldt, Stockholm

The impact of the ketogenic diet on the gut microbiome

Stefanie Prast-Nielsen, Stockholm

Epilepsy genetics – diagnostic and therapeutic challenges

Tommy Stödberg, Stockholm

17.00 Closing ceremony



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