“Seizures in small brains”

Prof. Jithangi Wanigasinghe

Professor in Paediatric Neurology, University of Colombo
Honorary Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, National Hospital of Sri Lanka


“Autoimmune encephalitis: A Sri Lankan experience”

Prof. Thashi Chang

Professor in Neurology, University of Colombo
Honorary Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital of Sri Lanka


“Advances in neurobiological aspects of functional neurological (conversion) disorder”

Prof. Curt LaFrance, Jr

Director of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioural Neurology, Rhode Island Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, Brown University
Providence RI, USA


“Normal and abnormal brain plasticity in Musicians Dystonia as a model of task specific dystonia”

Dr Jon Sussman

Consultant Neurologist and Clinical Director Medical Neurosciences, Greater Manchester Neuroscience Centre (GMNC)
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
United Kingdom


Dr Udaya Seneviratne

Consultant Neurologist & Epileptologist Monash Medical Centre Melbourne, Australia

“Rhythmicity in epilepsy: A journey in search of the epileptogenic pacemaker”


“From frogs to man; a 45-year odyssey in clinical neuro-ophthalmological research”

Prof. Christopher Kennard

Head of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford, UK


Prof. Tom Warner

Prof. of Clinical Neuroscience at UCL Institute of Neurology

“Using stem cell technology to study neurodegenerative disease”


“Preclinical interventions for secondary prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease”

Dr Colin Masters

Executive Director, Mental Health Research Institute and Laureate Professor, University of Melbourne


Dr Mark Manford

Consultant Neurologist, Bedford and Addenbrooke’s Hospitals, UK Associate Lecturer, University of Cambridge, UK

“Religious Feeling and its Representation in the Brain”


“Epilepsy is different”

Prof. Philip Smith

Consultant Neurologist, Cardiff, UK, Co-Editor, Practical Neurology


Prof. Saman Gunatilake

Professor of Medicine, University of Sri Jayawardenepura Consultant Neurologist, CSTH

“Exploring Sri Lankan Neurology”


“Retrograde axonal degeneration in peripheral nerve injury in man”

Dr Sudath Gunasekera

Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist, NHSL


Dr Ranjanie Gamage

Consultant Neurologist, Institute of Neurology, NHSL

“Neurology in Sri Lanka – its pivotal expansion and iconic existence”