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SNC'21 | LIVE

SiNAPSA Neuroscience Conference 2021

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PROGRAMME

Thursday, 23 September 2021

Opening of the SNC'21 | 13:45–14:00 

13:45–13:50  Maja Bresjanac

13:50–13:55  Blaž Koritnik

13:5514:00  Viktorija Radotič

Symposium | 14:00–16:00 

SARS-COV-2 AND BRAIN

Chair: Maja Bresjanac

14:00–14:30  Neuro-COVID - What it is and what it is not / Raimund Helbok

14:30–15:00  Neurological Associations of COVID-19 Vaccines / Jennifer Frontera

15:0015:30  Learning during the pandemic: mapping potential educational inequalities across Europe / Zsuzsa Blaskó

15:30–16:00  Cognitive and Neurological Consequences of COVID-19 / Adrian Owen

Symposium | 16:00–18:00 

METABOLIC BRAIN IMAGING IN NEURODEGENERATIVE DISORDERS Chair: Matej Perovnik and Maja Trošt

16:00–16:30  Mechanisms of tau pathology spreading in Alzheimer’s disease and 4R tauopathies / Nicolai Franzmeier

16:30–16:45  Developing and Interpreting a Deep Learning Model for Alzheimer’s Disease Tracking / Alison Deatsch

16:4517:00  Technical Factors Affecting Image Quality in PET / Mauro Namías

17:00–17:15  Cognition-related functional topographies in Parkinson’s disease: Localized loss of the ventral default mode network                         / Katharina A Schindlbeck

17:15–17:30  Metabolic correlates in PSP clinical subtypes / Gloria Martí-Andrés

17:3017:45  Specific Metabolic Brain Patterns in Alzheimer’s dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies / Matej Perovnik

17:45–18:00  Correlations between brain metabolism and neuropathology in sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease / Tomaž Rus

18:00–18:15  Break

Plenary talk | 18:15–19:00

CAN BRAIN IMAGING UNRAVEL THE TANGLED WEB OF NEURODEGENERATION? Thilo van Eimeren

Friday, 24 September 2021

Short Oral Presentations Session I | 11:00–12:00 

Dr. Janez Faganel Memorial lecture | 12:00–12:45 

SMALL FIBER NEUROPATHY Giuseppe Lauria

12:45–13:00  Break

Symposium | 13:00–14:30 

DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION FOR MOVEMENT DISORDERS - A NEUROIMAGING PERSPECTIVE

Chair: Maja Trošt and Dejan Georgiev

13:00–13.15  Non-motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease and Dystonia: Neuroimaging perspective / Vladimira Vuletić

13:15–13:30  The effect of Deep Brain Stimulation on Brain Metabolism in Movement Disorders / Maja Trošt

13:30–13:40  Parkinson's disease as a network disorder: Lessons from connectivity studies / Rok Berlot

13:40–13:50  Frequency modulation in deep brain stimulation: Does it work and is there neuroimaging proof of its action?

                      / Dejan Georgiev

13:50–14:00  Impulsivity in STN-DBS PD: More than a unitary phenomenon / Tjaša Mlinarič

14:0014:10  Effects of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation on language in advanced Parkinson's disease / Živa Drakulić

14:1014:30  Discussion

14:30–15:00  Break

Workshop | 15:00–18:45 

EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP ON CNS PROTEIN MISFOLDING

Chair: Lana Blinc

15:00–15:45 | Proteostasis Collapse: A Basis for Aging and Neurodegenerative Diseases / Richard I. Morimoto

15:45–16:15 | An update on Tau-related diseases / Gabor G. Kovacs

16:15–16:45 | TDP-43 proteinopathies / Boris Rogelj

16:45–17:15 | Now it is time for research to crack Parkinson’s disease / Patrik Brundin

17:15–17:45 | Huntington's disease / Roger A. Barker

17:45–18:15 | Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies / Adriano Aguzzi

18:15–18:45 | A structural biologist's view of neuroscience / Holger Wille

18:45–19:00  Break

AOŽ Memorial lecture | 19:00–19:45

GENETIC PRION DISORDERS AND PATIENT-SCIENTIST'S MANDATE Sonia M. Vallabh

Neuroscience and Society Dialogue | 19:45–20:30

 

Saturday, 25 September 2021

Short Oral Presentations Session II | 11:00–12:00

Plenary talk | 12:00–12:45 

SYSTEMS ALL THE WAY DOWN: STUDYING MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS AS BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL SYSTEMS Eiko Fried

12:45–13:00  Break

Symposium | 13:00–15:00 

MUSIC AND BRAIN: EVIDENCE-BASED MUSIC INTERVENTIONS IN MEDICINE

Chair: Igor M. Ravnik and Uroš Kovačič

13:00–13:30  Neurology of Music and Brain / Daniele Schoen

13:30–14:00  Research towards evidence-based music interventions / Stefan Koelsch

14:0014:30  The mother's voice, singing and speaking, as a special tool for early interventions in the NICU / Manuela Filippa

14:30–15:00  Heart rate variability in relation to self-selected music or music genres preselected by the researchers / Uroš Kovačič

Symposium | 15:00–17:00 

BRAIN HEALTH ACCROSS THE LIFESPAN  FINDINGS FROM THE LIFEBRAIN PROJECT

Chair: Isabelle Budin-Ljøsne

15:00–15:30  Ageing and brain imaging in Lifebrain / Klaus P. Ebmeier for Lifebrain Consortium

15:30–16:00  What can blood biomarkers tell us about the brain? / Christian A. Drevon

16:0016:30  What is brain health? Perceptions of respondents to the Global Brain Health Survey

                      / Isabelle Budin-Ljøsne for Lifebrain Consortium

16:30–17:00  Brain asymmetry in aging and Alzheimer's disease / James M. Roe

Plenary talk | 17:00–17:45

EXTRACELLULAR VESICLES AS STRESS SIGNALS: IDENTIFYING NOVEL MECHANISMS OF NEURODEVELOPMENTAL PROGRAMMING / Tracy Bale

SNC'21 Closing | 17:45–18:00 

17:45–18:00  Maja Bresjanac