The NTF Annual Conference held on April 20th in Sheffield was a success, bringing together people from the neurological tremor community for discussions, commemorating the NTF's 30-year anniversary.

thumbnail_IMG_1264.jpg(L-R) NTF Support Groups Coordinator Jackie Farrell and NTF Chair Kitty Reilly

The Conference opened with Kitty Reilly, NTF Chair, who welcomed attendees, and Prof. Findley, NTF Trustee and Co-Founder, who gave a talk on the NTF's history. This was followed by talks on Support Groups by NTF Support Groups Coordinator Jackie Farrell, Kitty on Volunteering and NTF Treasurer Keith Flaxman and NTF Digital Marketing Consultant Duncan Crossland on Fundraising.

thumbnail_IMG_1297.jpgYoung adults with ET join Kitty,  NTF Patron & actor Rob Mallard, and Jackie

Rob Mallard, known as Daniel Osborne from the soap opera Coronation Street and NTF Patron for Young People, shared his personal journey with Essential Tremor during a thought-provoking Q&A session.

thumbnail_IMG_1267.jpgJames Blann from Inisghtec discussing Focused Ultrasound   

Dr. Peter Bain, NTF Trustee and Co-Founder, and James Blann from medical technology company, Insightec, both gave insightful talks on the advancements in cutting edge laser brain surgery known as Focused Ultrasound, offering a discussion on the advantages and limitations of alternative surgical approaches.

55208c48-bc2d-4621-9c47-fd60196d1d3a.JPG(L–R) NTF Trustee & Clinical Advisor Dr Peter Bain, young adult with ET Shea, and NTF Trustee and Clinical Advisor Prof. Les Findley

The event concluded with an interactive panel session, where attendees had the opportunity to pose questions to Trustees and Rob Mallard.

The NTF would like to thank everyone who came to the conference. A special thank you to our speakers including Rob Mallard.

After this success, we look forward to hearing more about NTF events.

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