NEURO-ZIKA: Neurological Manifestations of Zika

A Collaborative event run by the Royal Society of Medicine and the University of Liverpool Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging Zoonotic Infections (HPRU EZI) was held on March 10, 2017. Delegates heard from experts about the effects of the Zika virus infection on both adults and children.

The International keynote speaker was Dr. James Hospedales, Director, Caribbean Public Health Agency. Many experts in the field of the Zika virus infection and other such epidemics spoke at the event, including:

  • Prof. David Heymann, Chairman of the Board, Public Health England
  • Prof. Tom Solomon, Director and Dr. Lance Turtle, Fellow, National Institute for Health Research, Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections
  • Prof. Dilys Morgan, Head, Emerging Infections and Zoonoses, National Infection Service, Public Health England
  • Dr. Jolyon Medlock, Head of Medical Entomology & Zoonoses Ecology, Emergency Response Department, Public Health England