Lectures and seminars Seminar with Dr Ava Easton: "Brain on Fire - patient outcomes and quality of life post-encephalitis"
Please join us for a seminar with Dr. Ava Easton on Tuesday 14 March 2023 at 14:00, in Faculty Club on floor 10 in Biomedicum.
"Brain on Fire - patient outcomes and quality of life post-encephalitis"
Dr. Ava Easton, CEO Encephalitis Society, UK
Dr Ava Easton is Chief Executive of The Encephalitis Society, a researcher and global expert on encephalitis patient outcomes and quality of life. She has produced and published many papers, book chapters, and a book (Life After Encephalitis) on various aspects of encephalitis and its after-effects. She also speaks at conferences and lectures around the world on the condition and its impact for patients and their families.
Her expertise also extends to neuro-narratives, narrative medicine, and patient and public engagement.
Ava is involved in a number of research studies looking into the processes and outcomes of encephalitis and is an Honorary Fellow in the Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Liverpool, UK. She is member of the worldwide Neuro Research Coalition; member of the Steering Committee and Chair of the PPI arm of The COVID-Clinical Neuroscience Study (CNS). She is also Co-Investigator and Chair of the Patient and Public Involvement Panel for the Brain Infections/COVID Neuro Global Study, an Ambassador for the European Brain Injury Council, and a member of the Royal Society of Medicine, the American Academy of Neurology, and the European Academy of Neurology. Ava acts as a consultant to various media (radio and television) on encephalitis and acquired brain injury.