Neuropsychiatry, Royal Melbourne Hospital


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Publications: Full list on PubMed

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Neuropsychiatry Publications

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Seminars in Neuropsychiatry

RMH-Alfred-Concord and RANZCP VIC Section of Neuropsychiatry
Seminars in Neuropsychiatry

Dates set for 2021!

Neuropsychiatry at the Royal Melbourne, Alfred and Concord Hospitals, and the RANZCP Victorian Section of Neuropsychiatry, are pleased to have several seminars planned for 2021. Please spread the word to colleagues far and wide with this link:

To receive details on how to attend sessions, for any queries, feedback, to suggest potential future topics, and to be put on the email list, please contact us.

Save the dates for these upcoming seminars8-9am (AEST/Melbourne time) on the following Tuesdays:

6 April: A/Professor Andrew Evans, neurologist at Neuropsychiatry RMH, and head of movement disorders RMH: The Neurological Examination

11 May: Dr Nicola Warren – Autoimmune encephalitis: how should we screen, diagnose and treat?

15 June: Dr Samantha Loi – Younger Onset Dementia

20 July: Topic and speaker TBC

31 August: Professor Harry McConnell – Neuropsychiatry of Epilepsy “Seizures and Snowflakes”

5 October: A/Professor Amy Brodtmann – topic TBC

7 December: A/Professor Ravi Bhat – Delirium

Please click here to access slides and other materials from previous seminars (for your personal use only).

Kind regards,
Dr Dhamidhu Eratne
Dr Toby Winton-Brown
Dr Andrew Gleason
Professor Dennis Velakoulis

on behalf of the RANZCP Section of Neuropsychiatry Victorian Subcommittee

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Neuropsychiatry, Royal Melbourne Hospital:

Thank you

We hope you’ve enjoyed our RMH-Alfred Neuropsychiatry Education Series this year, and we look forward to seeing you next year.

– Dhamidhu Eratne, Toby Winton-Brown, Dennis Velakoulis, and many others, on behalf of the Section of Neuropsychiatry and Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Alfred

Thank you to all our excellent speakers for their time, and special mention and thanks to Kate Egan, Nicholas Burgess, and Lily Ward for keeping the lecture series afloat.

Please keep in touch via and updated via

Now it’s feedback time!

Please go to this website to give us some (anonymous) feedback:

Genetics in Neurodegenerative Disorders Symposium

This research and clinically focussed event promises to offer a broad overview of current issues in genetics in neurodegenerative disorders, and should be of interest to a wide range of clinicians, researchers and scientists in the neurosciences.

Ticketing has been reopened!

Register now via this Eventbrite link:

Please contact Dr Dhamidhu Eratne ( if you have any queries.

Programme and Speakers:

Monday 12 August, 1400-1730
Venue TBC at MCRI/RCH – trying to get larger venue

1400-1500 Glenda Halliday (confirmed) – opening plenary – “Overview of neurodegenerative genetics and why NGS is needed”

1500-1520 (15min + 5min for questions) Dhamidhu Eratne (confirmed) – “WES, What is it Good for (in Neurodegenerative Disorders)? Updates from the Melbourne Genomics Complex Neurology Flagship” 

1520-1540 (15min + 5min for questions) Martin Delatycki and David Szmulewicz (confirmed) – “Genetic ataxia- what is the latest about aetiology and treatment?”

1540-1600Coffee break

1600-1620 (15min + 5min for questions) Aamira Huq (confirmed) – “The Paradox of the Young Demented and the Old Resilient – Can Genetics Explain?”

1620-1640 (15min + 5min for questions) Melanie Bahlo (confirmed) – “Repeat Expansion Detection from NGS Data for Neurodegenerative Disorders”

1640-1700 (15min + 5min for questions) Sam Berkovic (confirmed) – “Genetics in Epilepsy”

1700-1730 (20-25 + 5-10min for questions) Steve Petrou (confirmed) – “The Promise of Antisense Oligonucleotide Therapy in Neurogenetic Disorders”