3-4 NOV 2016 - Neuromodulation Society of UK & Ireland Annual Scientific Meeting, Manchester

THE 2016 ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING of the Neuromodulation Society of UK & Ireland took place at Manchester's historic Town Hall, in the heart of the city, on 3-4 November 2016.  The ASM was a joint meeting with the British Pain Society Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Group.


Prof Tony Dickenson
Professor of Neuropharmacology
Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology
University College London
London, United Kingdom

Prof Sam Eldabe
Chair-Elect, IASP Neuromodulation SIG
Past-President, NSUKI
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom

Prof Mike Bennett
St. Gemma's Professor of Palliative Medicine
Academic Unit of Palliative Care
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences
School of Medicine, University of Leeds
United Kingdom

Dr Andrew Marshall
Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist and
Honorary Lecturer in Neuroscience
University of Manchester
Salford Royal Foundation Trust
United Kingdom

Prof Alan Batterham
Professor in Exercise Science
Health & Social Care Institute
Teesside University
Tees Valley
United Kingdom


Prof James Deuchars
Professor of Systems Neuroscience
The Faculty of Biological Sciences
University of Leeds
Leeds, UK

Dr Bernhard Frank
Chair, Neuropathic Pain SIG, British Pain Society
Consultant in Pain Medicine
The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust,
Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Pain Medicine
University of Liverpool
United Kingdom

Mr James Fitzgerald
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Department of Neurosurgery
Oxford University Hospitals
Oxford, United Kingdom

Dr Frank Wille
President, Section of Pain Medicine
Dutch Society of Anesthesiology
Consultant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist
Head of Pain Medicine Deparment
Diakonessen Hospital, Utrecht
Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
The Netherlands   

Dr Manjit Matharu
Consultant Neurologist
Clinical Lead, Headache Group
National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery
University College London Hospitals,
London, UK

Dr Adnan Al-Kaisy
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Clinical Lead
Pain Management & Neuromodulation Centre
Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital
London, UK

Mr Jibril Farah
Consultant General & Functional Neurosurgeon
Department of Neurosurgery
The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK

Dr Richard Rauck
Past-President, World Institute of Pain
Director at Large, North American Neuromodulation Society
Carolinas Pain Institute
Winston Salem, North Carolina

Dr John Hughes
Chair, CRG Specialised Pain
Board Member, Faculty of Pain Medicine
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, UK


Autonomic Nervous System and Spinal Cord Stimulation

Mechanism Based Classification of Analgesics and Adjuvants

Neuropathic Pain in Cancer Patients: Latest Perspectives

Spinal Cord Stimulation in Cancer Pain

Central Neuropathic Pain & Multiple Sclerosis

C-tactile fibres and Neuropathic Pain

Future Clinical Research in Neuromodulation

Clinical Uncertainties in Neuromodulation

MRI conditionality Across Neuromodulation Devices: Myths & Science

Stimulation Systems in Pain Management: Which, When & Why?

Future of Brain Stimulation

Patient Tailored Spinal Cord Stimulation

High Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation

Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Stimulation for Cluster Headache


Venue: Conference Hall, Lord Mayor's Parlour, Banqueting Room, Level 2, Manchester Town Hall, Albert Square, Manchester M2 5DB, United Kingdom

Thursday, 3rd November 2016
09.30hrs - 17.30hrs

To view the programme for Day One, CLICK HERE

Friday, 4th November 2016
08.00hrs -16.30hrs

To view the programme for Day Two, CLICK HERE


*The ASM has been approved for 10 CPD Points by the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London, UK


The Banqueting Room
Level 2
Manchester Town Hall
Albert Square
Manchester M2 5DB
Web: http://www.thetownhallmcr.co.uk/

A drinks reception took place in The Reception Room at the Manchester Town Hall on Thursday, 3rd November 2016 followed by the ASM dinner in The Banqueting Room.