Cambridge CADASIL Meeting 2020

Our first Online CADASIL Meeting took place on Thursday 17th September 2020. We were joined by over 100 patients from all across the globe!

You can find the programme for our 2020 meeting here.

If you were unable to join us on the day, recordings of the online event are available below. Click on the links to watch the recordings.


Introduction to CADASIL and the New European Academy of Neurology Guidelines - Professor Hugh Markus 

Professor Hugh Markus began the Online CADASIL Meeting 2020 with an introduction to CADASIL, followed by a presentation explaining the new European Academy of Neurology Guidelines for monogenic cerebral small vessel disease and how they relate to diagnosis and management of CADASIL. 


Just a thought: Positive Thinking in CADASIL - Sophie Jones

Sophie Jones gave a very inspirational talk with advice on practical ways to tackle negative thoughts in CADASIL.


Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis in CADASL - Dr Heather Pierce

Dr Heather Pierce is a Principal Genetic Counsellor at the Clinical Genetics Service at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, here in Cambridge. Heather gave an extremely informative talk on the process of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis in CADASIL.


What’s new in CADASIL Research: New insights into the relevance of mutation site - Bernard Cho

Bernard Cho, a PhD student from the Stroke Research Group at Cambridge, gave us an update on his research investigating whether mutation site in CADASIL has an influence on severity.


COVID-19 and CADASIL - Professor Hugh Markus

A very topical talk from Professor Markus regarding what we currently know about COVID-19 and CADASIL.