Scientific Program - Plenary Lectures Series

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Please see below the CONy Scientific Program. Please click on the appropriate section (ordered by ABC) to view the relevant program. Please note that the program and timing is subject to change. To view the program timetable, please click here
 

THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017 HALL A
09:00-10:30
PLENARY LECTURES: OPENING SESSION
 
Chairs: Amos D. Korczyn, Israel; Konstantinos Vadikolias, Greece; Jaroslaw Slawek, Poland

Welcome remarks and invitation to CONy 2018
Amos D. Korczyn, Israel; Konstantinos Vadikolias, Greece; Jaroslaw Slawek, Poland
The role of medical doctors in society: Consulting the new doctors
Panos Zirogiannis, Greece
Preventing disease by means of natural selection
Lloyd A. Demetrius, USA
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-13:00 PLENARY LECTURES
Chair: Laszlo Vescei, Hungary
Brain equals mind period
Richard Frackowiak, Switzerland
The hard question
Antti Revonsuo, Finland
Does free will exist?
George Paxinos, Australia
Medically unexplained symptoms
Amos D. Korczyn, Israel
13:00-13:45 Lunch Break
13:45-15:15 PLENARY LECTURES: UPCOMING THERAPIES
Chair: Panayiotis Vlamos, Greece; Néstor Gálvez-Jiménez, USA
Secondary Stroke Prevention 2017: Challenges and future perspectives
Natan Bornstein, Israel
Role of microRNA in meditation of recovery from brain surgery
Michael Chopp, USA
Stem cells: the disappointments, the hurdles and the promise
Dimitrios Karussis, Israel
15:15-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-18:00 PLENARY LECTURES
Chair: Weidong Le, China (TBC)
Wellness, coaching and medicine - what do they have in common?
Ewa Stelmasiak, Poland
Pitfalls of systematic reviews and meta-analyses
Evan Kontopantelis, UK
Distance learning in neurology
Morris Freedman, Canada
What might the peer review process look like in 2030?
Sabina Alam, UK

18:30 Welcome Reception


FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017 HALL D

15:00-15:20

PLENARY LECTURE: HEADACHE
The Stigma of Migraine
Robert Shapiro, USA


SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 2017 HALL A
09:00-10:30
PLENARY LECTURES: EPILEPSY
 
Chair: Argyris Dinopoulos, Greece (TBC)
The importance of cardiovascular fitness in the prevention and treatment of epilepsy and co-morbidities
Elinor Ben-Menachem, Sweden (TBC)
Do antiepileptic drug trials adequately measure Efficacy and Adverse Effects?
Michael Sperling, USA
SEEG vs. subdural EEG implantation
Elson So, USA


SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 2017 HALL B
09:00-10:30
PLENARY LECTURES: DEMENTIA
Are low-risk genes for AD really important?
Cornelia M. van Duijn, Netherlands
The tau connection
Lea Grinberg, USA
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
Is diabetes directly affecting the risk of AD?
Zoe Arvanitakis, USA

What can genetics teach us about human memory?
Andreas Papassotiropoulos, Switzerland
11:30-14:00 PLENARY LECTURES: DEMENTIA
Behavioral symptoms of dementia and their management
Constantine Lyketsos, USA
Nonpharmacological Interventions in dementia
Magda Tsolaki, Greece

14:30 POSTER AWARDS & CLOSING CEREMONY