The Queen attends an international medical conference

On Thursday 14 September, The Queen gave the opening speech at the Annual Meeting of the European Society of Neuroradiology (ESNR) in Malmö.

On arrival at the Annual Meeting of the European Society of Neuroradiology in Malmö, The Queen was welcomed by Professor Alex Rovira and Professor Pia C Maly Sundgren. Over the course of five days, more than 700 neuroscientists from around the world came to share and gain knowledge.

Neuroradiology is a medical specialisation that involves the diagnosis of nervous system disorders using radiology.

The Queen gave an opening address, in which she mentioned that many advances had been made since ESNR last held its annual meeting in Sweden, in Stockholm in 1992, not least within the diagnosis and treatment of patients with various neurodegenerative disorders such as dementia.

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During the afternoon, The Queen attended a number of talks about dementia and Alzheimer's disease.