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 22, 2018 Auditorium POLIN Museum
09:00-10:30
SESSION 1 | OPENING SESSION
 
Chairs: Amos Korczyn, Israel & Jaroslaw Slawek, Poland
09:00-09:20 Welcome remarks: Jaroslaw Slawek, Poland & Amos Korczyn, Israel
09:20-09:25 Welcome remarks: Urszula Fiszer, Poland
09:25-09:30 Invitation to CONy 2019: Exuperio Diez Tejedor, Spain
09:30-10:00 Pale Rider: Laura Spinney, France
10:00-10:30 Is free will only an illusion? Daniel Drubach, USA
 
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
 
11:00-13:00
SESSION 2 | PLENARY LECTURES - ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE (AD)
 
Chairs: Gregorz Kozera, Poland
11:00-11:30 How robotic technology can help in long term care of dementia patients?: Konrad Rejdak, Poland
11:30-12:00 Transmission of human AD: Virginia M. Y. Lee, USA
12:00-12:30 Pharmacological treatment of AD in the year 2028: Ezio Giacobini, Switzerland
12:30-13:00 Why have we failed to cure AD? Amos Korczyn, Israel
 
13:00-13:45 Lunch Break
 
13:45-16:15 SESSION 3 | PLENARY LECTURES - GENETICS
  Chair: Grzegorz Opala, Poland
13:45-14:15
The roads to decode the genetic architecture of neurodegenerative diseases: Ornit Chiba-Falek, USA
14:15-14:45 Are tau strains significant in human disease? John Trojanowski, USA
14:45-15:15 Clinical genetics of tauopathies: Zbigniew Wszolek, USA 
15:15-15:45 Insights from genomic analysis of neurodegeneration: John Hardy, UK
15:45-16:15 Gene therapy in neurological diseases: Krystof Bankiewicz, USA
 
16:15-16:35 Coffee Break
 
16:35-17:35 SESSION 4 | PLENARY LECTURES – THE CHALLENGES
  Chair: Alenka Horvat, Slovenia & Wojciech Kozubski, Poland
16:35-17:05 Challenges for neurology in the informatics era: Richard Frackowiak, France 
17:05-17:35
Freedom for the prisoners of research journals: Vitek Tracz, UK
 
SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2018 HALL A
07:00-08:00 E-Poster Presentations
 
08:00-10:40 SESSION 36 | PLENARY
Chair:
08:00-08:30 Presentation of the CONy "Excellence in Neurology" Award
To be presented by Jaroslaw Slawek, Poland
Awardee: Zbigniew Wszolek, USA
 
11:00-13:00 SESSION 37: NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES & STROKE
Chairs: Vladimir Korostiy, Ukraine & Przemys┼éaw Nowacki, Poland 
11:00-11:20 The role of sleep disturbances in neurodenerative diseases: Weidong Le, China
11:20-11:40 Neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration: Jerzy Leszek, Poland
11:40-12:00 Current and upgraded methodology for the development of preclinical diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases: Michael Ugryumov, Russia
12:00-12:20 The role of the brain microcirculation in acute stroke: Ovidiu Bajenaru, Romania
12:20-12:40 Should the FINGER results be implemented as national policies? Miia Kivipelto, Sweden
12:40-13:00 Neurobiology to evidence-based medicine concepts in neurorehabilitation: Dafin Muresanu, Romania
 
13:00-13:15 POSTER AWARDS AND CLOSING CEREMONY: Amos Korczyn, Israel
Invitation to CONy 2019: Jaime Kulisevsky, Spain