This event happened in the past (2019 edition)

Stroke and Brain Disease

The Science behind the Diagnosis

This is an event from the 2019 edition

Why does the brain stop working properly in different diseases such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, meningitis, or Parkinson’s disease? Join Dr Kneale Metcalf (NNUH) as he demystifies how this complex organ works and how disease or pathology lead to particular issues or deficits.

Kneale MetcalfDr Kneale Metcalf has been a Consultant Physician at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital for 18 years. He is a Stroke Doctor – dealing with patients both in the acute phase and rehabilitation phase of their illness. He has an interest in research and works with colleagues at the University of East Anglia to develop this. He is also passionate about teaching – taking on a lead role on the medical undergraduate course.

Outside of medicine he collects and restores valve radios/juke boxes. He owns too many vehicles including a Green Goddess fire engine, BMW Isetta and two motorbikes.


Sunday 20 October
Venue: The Forum, Auditorium
Cost: Free, booking required
Age: 12+

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