Nordiskt neuropediatriskt möte i Stockholm i september – second announcement

2022-05-04 23:44:49
Martin Jägervall

The Nordic Neuropaediatric Society

NNPS 38th meeting
Stockholm Sept 29th – Oct 1st

Second announcement


This is the second announcement for the 38th meeting of the Nordic Neuropaediatric Society in Stockholm, Sweden. Both meeting and course programs are now set and online registration is open via the webpage

Abstract submission is open and has been extended to June 30th.

Training Course 28th september

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 September 29th – October 1st 

The scientific program for the meeting is enclosed in this announcement.

NNPS promotes the participation of younger members in the NNPS meetings. When presenting a paper or poster a member can apply for a grant of up to 4000 DKK. A maximum of 10 grants can be approved of to each meeting. More information on conference website

 We look forward to your participation in the meeting.







We welcome abstracts within all areas of paediatric neurology. All abstracts should be written, submitted and presented in English only.  Please send abstracts to A template for abstracts is available on the website

Deadline for abstract submission has been extended to June 30th 2022.


  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



 Poster prize

The best poster presented by a trainee will be awarded with DKK 5000.



The NNPS training course will take place at Karolinska University Hospital whereas the main meeting will be held downtown Stockholm.


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

NNPS Training Course 2022 Program

Cerebral Palsy – State of the art


09.00 – 10.00 Cerebral palsy                                                                                                  Kate Himmelmann

10.00 – 10.30   MRI classification in cerebral palsy                                                    Kate Himmelmann

10.30 – 10.50    Coffee

10.50 – 11.20     Evidence for detection and early intervention for children at high risk for cerebral palsy                                                                                                                                                              Anki Eliasson

11.20 – 11.50      Longitudinal development of hand function in cerebral palsy                                                                                                                                                                                          Anki Eliasson


13.00 – 13.30    Motor function in cerebral palsy                                                        Annika Ericson

13.30 – 14.00     Physical activity in cerebral palsy                                                        Ferdinand von Walden

14.00 – 14.40   Cerebral palsy follow up program, and orthopedic interventions (incl Botulinum toxin)                                                                                                                                                                Per Åstrand

14.40 – 15.00      Coffee

15.00 – 15.30     Neurosurgical interventions in cerebral palsy                            Ulrika Sandvik                                                                                                                                                                   Olof Cederblom Bjerin

15.30 – 16.00    Vision in cerebral palsy                                                                              Kerstin Hellgren

16.00 – 16.30   Cerebral palsy in (young) adults                                                          Dan Jacobson

16.30 – 17.00    Discussion and closure                                                                              Olof Cederblom Bjerin





Scientific program NNPS 2022

Thu 29/9

12.30 Registration
13.00 Welcome address
13.15 Session 1 – Neurometabolic diseases                 Chair: Erik Eklund, Lund

Recent advances in management of mitochondrial disease

Karin Naess, Stockholm

Challenges in whole genome sequencing

Anna Wedell, Stockholm

14.30 Coffee
15.00 Session 1 (contd) – Neurometabolic diseases                

Treatments in lysosomal storage disease

Simon Jones, Manchester

Amino acid metabolism disorders

Tom J de Koning, Lund

16.30 NNPS annual meeting
19.00 Archipelago cruise and dinner



Fri 30/9

08.30 Session 2- Neuromuscular diseases                Chair: Thomas Sejersen, Stockholm

Introduction to neuromuscular disorders in children.
Mar Tulinius, Göteborg

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

09.45 Coffee
10.15 Session 2 (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 Gerdheim, Stockholm

12.00 Lunch and Poster Exhibition
13.30 Session 3 – Epilepsy                                                Chair: Maria Dahlin, Stockholm

Epilepsy genetics – diagnostic and therapeutic challenges

Tommy Stödberg, Stockholm

Epilepsy in cortical malformations

Sintia Kolbjer, Stockholm

15.00 Coffee
15.30-17.00 Session 3 (contd) – Epilepsy

Diagnostic advances in epilepsy surgery evaluation  – use of stereoEEG

Ulrika Sandvik, Stockholm

When and how to use the ketogenic diet in epilepsy

Maria Dahlin, Stockholm

The impact of the ketogenic diet on the gut microbiome

Stefanie Prast-Nielsen, Stockholm

19.00 Conference dinner Skansen



Sat 1/10


08.30 Session 4 – Neurovascular diseases      Chair: Anna Ekesbo Freisinger, Stockholm

Pediatric Stroke in Sweden; National guidelines and 6-year registry follow-up

Anna Ekesbo Freisinger, Stockholm

Brain vascular malformations and current treatment strategies


09.45 Coffee
10.15 Session 4 contd – Neurovascular diseases

Recent advances in management of paediatric stroke

Maja Steinlin, Switzerland

12.00 Closing ceremony


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