Dr Susan Byrne started working as a consultant Paediatric Neurologist in CHI at Crumlin and senior lecturer in FutureNeuro/Department of Paediatrics in RCSI in Feburary 2021. Having recently moved from London, her main area of interest is in genotype/phenotype correlation in the neurogenetic disorders of childhood, as well as neuroinflammation and pediatric stroke. More recently she has been involved in describing the neurological features of PIMS-TS, which is the rare post inflammatory disorder associated with Covid-19 in children.

Dr Eavan McGovern works as a consultant neurologist in Beaumont Hospital and an honorary clinical senior lecturer with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, having completed a fellowship in Paris.  Her main area of interest is Movement Disorders and medical education. She has been involved in developing neurology undergraduate programs in the Sorbonne in Paris and more recently has started teaching at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

Both are friends, both are neurologists and both have experienced working during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Both share their experiences working during these unprecedented times, what they have learned and what’s ahead.

You can watch their conversation here.