BIT's 10th Annual World Congress of Neurotalk-2019
★ Scientific Program

Program

Time: May 13-15, 2019

Venue: ANA Crowne Plaza Osaka (ACPO),Osaka, Japan

 

Keynote Forum

Time: 09:30-12:00, May 13, 2019 (Monday); Place: Room Manyo Nishi, ACPO

 

Moderator

Dr. Yang D. Teng, President, The American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair; Director, Brigham & Women Hospital, USA

 

09:30-10:00

Title: Innovation & Partnering in Neuroscience – Maximizing the Value of the Science
Dr. Guy R Seabrook,
Vice President & Global Lead, Neuroscience External Innovation, Janssen Research & Development, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, USA

10:00-10:30

Title: The Use of Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Reverse Opioid Tolerance and Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia
Dr. Jianguo Cheng,
President, American Academy of Pain Medicine; Professor and Director, Cleveland Clinic Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine Fellowship Cleveland Clinic, USA

10:30-11:00

Title: Telemedicine Application of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring
Dr. George "Trey" R. Lee,
President and Chief Medical Officer, Real Time Neuromonitoring Associates; Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Past President, American Society of Neurophysiological Monitoring, USA

11:00-11:30

Title: Brain Imaging with 7.0T MRI-In-vivo Human Super-Resolution Tractography and Its Applictions to Langauge and Cognition
Dr. Zang-Hee Cho,
Distinguished Research Fellow, Advanced Institutes of Convergence Technology (AICT), Seoul National University, South Korea

11:30-12:00

Title: Functional Imaging of Pain: Putting Fears and Phantoms to Flight
Dr. John Nicholas Pepys Rawlins,
Pro-Vice-Chancellor, the University of Oxford, UK; Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

 

NT 01: Neuroepigenetics, Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

Time: 13:30-14:50, May 13, 2019 (Monday); Place: Room Takasago, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Patricia Kane, Director, Neurolipid Research Foundation, USA

 

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Regulatory Factor X1 in Brain Aging
Dr. Chen-ZhuoFeng,
Professor of Aging Research, Hangzhou Medical College, China

14:00-14:25

Title: Application of Targeted Bioactive Lipids to Attenuate Genetic Aberration and Epigenetic Insult in Neurological Disorders
Dr. Patricia Kane,
Director, Neurolipid Research Foundation, USA

14:25-14:50

Title: ZEB2 as Key and Multi-Modal Transcription Factor in Neural Development
Dr. Danny Huylebroeck,
Professor, Erasmus University Medical Center, The Netherlands

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

 

NT 02: Glia, Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Network Function

Time: 15:30-16:25, May 13, 2019 (Monday); Place: Room Takasago, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Jozsef Zoltan Kiss, Professor, University of Geneva Medical School, Switzerland

 

15:30-15:35

Chair’s Introduction

15:35-16:00

Title: Transplanted Embryonic Neurons Improve Functional Recovery by Increasing Activity in Injured Cortical Circuits
Dr. Jozsef Zoltan Kiss,
Professor, University of Geneva Medical School, Switzerland

16:00-16:25

Title: Quantum Cum Synaptic-Neuronal Paradigm and Schema for Human Speech Output (Devathasan-Prasant Hypothesis)
Dr. Devathasan Gobinathan,
Division of Neurology, Mt Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore

 

NT 03: Clinical Neurosciences & Cerebrovascular Disease

Time: 13:30-15:15, May 13, 2019 (Monday); Place: Room Suehiro, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Jaime Tisnado, Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

 

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Seeking Symmetry: Finding Patterns in Human Health
Dr. Niall T M Galloway,
Associate Professor, Emory University, USA

14:00-14:25

Title: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologic Management of Vascular Trauma to the Head and Neck in Children (and Adults)
Dr. Jaime Tisnado,
Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

14:25-14:50

Title: Stroke Onset and the Trigger of Cold
Dr. Hua Hong,
Professor, Sun Yat-sen University, China

14:50-15:15

Title: Efficacy of “Super-Masamune” Balloon Micorocatheter in the Embolization of Aneurysms Difficult to Treat
Dr. Masayuki Ezura,
Director of Stroke Center, NHO Sendai Medical Center, Japan

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

 

NT 04: Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

Time: 15:30-17:15, May 13, 2019 (Monday); Place: Room Suehiro, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Hsiao-Yuan Lee, Distinguished Research Fellow, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

 

15:30-15:35

Chair’s Introduction

15:35-15:55

Title: Severe Mini Mental State Examination-Neuropsychology for Patients Suffering from Severe Dementia
Dr. Stefan Strotzka,
Clinical Psychologist, Geronto-Psychiatric Center for Psychosocial Services in Vienna, Austria

15:55-16:15

Title: Galectin-3 Promotes AOligomerization and AToxicity in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease
Dr. Hsiao-Yuan Lee,
Distinguished Research Fellow, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

16:15-16:35

Title: Psychosocial Impact of Alzheimer’s Disease, Neuropsychological Symptoms, and Treatment
Dr. April R. Wiechmann,
Director, Neuropsychology Clinic, Associate Professor, University of North Texas Health Science Center, USA

16:35-16:55

Title: Dementia Prevention; Effect of Comorbid Diseases on Cognitive Decline
Dr. Istvan J.E. Boksay,
Clinical Professor, New York University, USA

16:55-17:15

Title: Not Getting Lost with Alzheimer’s Disease: Use of Smartphones and Augmented Reality to Sustain Autonomous Wayfinding
Dr. Matthias W. Riepe,
Professor, Ulm University, Germany

 

NT 05: Neuropharmacology and Small Molecular and Peptide Drug Discovery for Neurodegenerative Disease

Time: 13:30-15:15, May 13, 2019 (Monday); Place: Room Momoyama, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Girish Kotwal, Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA

 

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-13:55

Title: New Trends in Neuroprotection: Administration of Nerve Growth Factor via Nasal Spray Protects the CNS
Dr. Alberto de Bellis,
Founder & President, Maria Rosaria Maglione Foundation Onlus, Italy

13:55-14:15

Title: Understanding Genetic Predisposition Aging and Progression Following Traumatic Brain Injury to Alzheimer’s Disease Can Result in Intervention to Promote Longevity
Dr. Girish Kotwal,
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA

14:15-14:35

Title: Foliglurax: from mGlu4 Receptors to Persons with Parkinson’s Disease
Dr. Delphine Charvin
, Chief Scientific Officer, Prexton Therapeutics, Switzerland

14:35-14:55

Title: Novel Biased Agonists and Antagonists of Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptors
Dr. Jan Jakubik,
Head, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

14:55-15:15

Title: A Translational Study on the Green Tea Amino Acid Theanine for Brain Health
Dr. Yukio Yoneda,
Professor Emeritus, Kanazawa University, Japan

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

 

NT 06: Advanced Platform Neurotechnology Gallery

Time: 15:30-17:15, May 13, 2019 (Monday); Place: Room Momoyama, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Leo Petrossian, CEO, Neural Analytics, USA

Co-Chair

Dr. Robert Hamilton, CSO, Neural Analytics, USA

 

15:30-15:35

Chair’s Introduction

15:35-15:55

Title: Using Artificial Intelligence in Neuroscience
Dr. Yan Liu,
Director, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

15:55-16:15

Title: Machine Learning & Stroke Assessment
Dr. Robert Hamilton,
CSO, Neural Analytics, USA

16:15-16:35

Title: Spatiotemporal Response Properties of Retinal Ganglion Cells following Virtual Channel Stimulation Strategy: A Computational Study
Ms. Xiaoyu Song,
PhD Candidate, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

16:35-16:55

Title: The Age of Data
Dr. Leo Petrossian,
CEO, Neural Analytics, USA

16:55-17:15

Title: Overview of Advanced MR “Functional Imaging” in Pediatric Brain Tumors
Dr. Lara Worthington,
MRI Physicist, Birmingham Children’s Hospital, UK

 

NT 07: Neural Repair and Neurorehabilitation

Time: 13:30-16:20, May 13, 2019 (Monday); Place: Room Kiri, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Francisco Fernandez Nistal, CEO, Association of Brain Injury in Navarra, Spain

 

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Post-Stroke Gait Assessment Using Inertial Sensors
Dr. Marisol Gómez,
Associate Professor, Public University of Navarra, Spain

    14:00-14:25

Title: Neurological Living Lab - Neurolab. A Model of Innovation


Dr. Francisco Fernandez Nistal,
CEO, Association of Brain Injury in Navarra, Spain

14:25-14:50

Title: Treatment and Rehabilitation of Motor Neuron Syndrome Associated with Sjögren's Syndrome: A Case Report
Dr. Du Xiaoxia,
Vice-Professor, Beijing Boai Hospital, China

14:50-15:15

Title: Mechanical Impedance Tuning through Activation of the Upper Limb Joint Muscles During Combined Activity of Hand Grasping and Locomotion
Dr. Joseph Mizrahi,
Emeritus Professor, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Apraxia and Action Disorganization Syndrome
Dr. Andrew Worthington,
Professor, Swansea University; Director, Headwise, UK

15:55-16:20

Title: Spinal Motor Neuron Function Using F-wave and Motor Imagery
Dr. Toshiaki Suzuki,
Professor, Graduate School of Kansai University of Health Sciences, Japan

 

NT 08: Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience

Time: 08:30-10:50, May 14, 2019 (Tuesday); Place: Room Takasago, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Cai Song, Professor, Guangdong Ocean University, China

 

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-08:55

Keynote Speech: Zebrafish as a Novel Model for Behavioral Neuroscience in Psychiatric and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Dr. Cai Song,
Professor, Guangdong Ocean University, China

08:55-09:15

Title: Beneficial Effects of Lactoferrin for the Central Nervous System
Dr. Takashi Takeuchi, Professor, Tottori University, Japan

    09:15-09:35

Title: Endogenous Brain Noise and Attention
Dr. Alexander N. Pisarchik,
Professor, Technical University of Madrid, Spain

09:35-09:55

Title: Understanding Capacity in the Human and the Machine
Dr. Yan M. Yufik,
Head, Virtual Structures Research, Inc., USA

09:55-10:15

Title: Tracking the Dynamic Functional Network Interactions During Goal-Directed Auditory Tasks
Dr. Gaoyan Zhang,
Associate Professor, Tianjin University, China

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:50

Title: Review of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia Concept. New Rationales Diagnostic Proposal for These Terms
Dr. Roberto L. Ventura,
Chief, the Spanish Association of Uruguay, Uruguay

 

NT 09: Pain, Headache and Migraine

Time: 08:30-11:50, May 14, 2019 (Tuesday); Place: Room Suehiro, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. James A. Young, Professor, Rush University, USA

Co-Chair

Dr. Jing Song, Associate Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA

 

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-08:55

Title: The Genomics of Migraine
Dr. F. Michael Cutrer,
Enterprise Division Chair, Mayo Clinic, USA

08:55-09:15

Title: Posttraumatic Headache: Misdiagnosis and Treatment
Dr. James A. Young,
Professor, Rush University, USA

09:15-09:35

Title: Facilitating Cell Surface Trafficking of Pain Mediator Receptors is a Novel Mechanism Underlying Chronic Pain
Dr. Weiya Ma,
Assistant Professor, University of McGill, Canada

09:35-09:55

Title: Nociceptive Responce (NR) during General Anesthesia
Dr. Munetaka Hirose,
Professor, Hyogo College of Medicine, Japan

09:55-10:15

Title: Abdominal Acupuncture: A Painless Treatment for Pain Management
Dr. Miu Ha Chan,
Chinese Medicine officer, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong,China

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:50

Title: Impact of Obesity on Post-Dral Puncture Headache
Dr. Jing Song,
Associate Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA

10:50-11:10

Title: Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome and Sympathovagal Balance in Children with Migraine
Dr. Aleksandra Gergont,
Department of Pediatric Neurology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Poland

11:10-11:30

Title: From Adaptative Neuroplasticity to Clinical Practice:How Daily Skin Stimulations Decrease Neuropathic Pain
Dr. Claude J. Spicher,
Scientific Collaborator, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

11:30-11:50

Title: Fibromyalgia: Is It a Neuropathic Pain?
Dr. Steven HS Wong,
Pain Specialist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, China

 

NT 10: Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders

Time: 08:30-10:15, May 14, 2019 (Tuesday); Place: Room Momoyama, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Fumisuke Matsuo, Clinical Professor, University of Utah, USA

 

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-08:55

Title: Epilepsy Treatment in Adults and Adolescents: A Survey of Expert Opinion
Dr. Jerry J. Shih,
Professor of Neurosciences, University of California, USA

08:55-09:15

Title: Social Factors and Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures
Dr. Fumisuke Matsuo,
Clinical Professor, University of Utah, USA

09:15-09:35

Title: The Mexican Experience on Cannabidiol for Pharmacoresistant Epilepsy in Children
Dr. Carlos G Aguirre Velázquez,
Professor of Pediatric Neurology, Technological Monterrey Medical School, Mexico

09:35-09:55

Title: Early Epileptiform Activity after Traumatic Brain Injury in Rats
Dr. Ilia Komoltsev,
Junior Research Fellow, Institute of Higher Nervous Activity and Neurophysiology of RAS, Russia

09:55-10:15

Title: Epilepsy in the MENA Region
Dr. Boulenouar Mesraoua,
Associate Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College-Qatar, Qatar

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

  

NT 11: Sensory Systems, Perception, Motivation and Emotion

Time: 08:30-10:15, May 14, 2019 (Tuesday); Place: Room Kiri, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Kwoon Y. Wong, Associate Professor, University of Michigan, USA

 

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: Investigation of Brain Functions of Speech Production and Perception
Dr. Jianwu Dang,
Professor, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

09:00-9:25

Title: Using Temporally Modulated Light to Enhance Subconscious Visual Stimulation
Dr. Kwoon Y. Wong,
Associate Professor, University of Michigan, USA

09:25-09:50

Title: Neuropeptidergic Regulation of Motivational Behavior
Dr. Changhoon Jee,
Assistant Professor, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, USA

09:50-10:15

Title: Working Memory, Attention, and Emotion in Real-Life Situations
Dr. Judit Castella,
Assistant Professor, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

    10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

 

NT 12: Neural Stem Cell Therapy, Brain Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine on Neural Degeneration and Neurotrauma

Time: 10:30-12:15, May 14, 2019 (Tuesday); Place: Room Kiri, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Yang D. Teng, President, The American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair; Director, Brigham & Women Hospital, USA

 

10:30-10:35

Chair’s Introduction

10:35-11:00

Keynote Speech: SCI Repair Niches Revealed by Stem Cell-Based Multimodal Investigations: Defining Recovery Neurobiology
Dr. Yang D. Teng,
President, The American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair; Director, Brigham & Women Hospital,USA

11:00-11:25

Title: APC-100, Pharmaceutical Approach for Alzheimer’s Disease Therapy
Dr. Kiminobu Sugaya,
Professor and Head of Neuroscience, University of Central Florida,USA

11:25-11:50

Title: Ethical Consideration for the Clinical Use of Stem Cells
Dr. Ahmed Ammar,
Professor of Neurosurgery, King Fahd University Hospital, Saudi Arabia

11:50-12:15

Title: Ecrg4 Deficiency Extends Neural Stem Cell Proliferation in a Foxg1-Dependent Manner
Dr. Toru Kondo,
Professor, Hokkaido University, Japan

 

NT 13: Neurophysiology & Neuroimmunology

Time: 13:30-15:15, May 14, 2019 (Tuesday); Place: Room Takasago, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Cai Song, Professor, Guangdong Ocean University, China

 

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-13:55

Title: Association between intestinal inflammation and Multiple Sclerosis

Dr. Kouichi Ito, Associate Professor, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, USA

13:55-14:15

Title: Interleukin-10 Attenuates Changes in Behavior and Glial Functions Induced by Chronic Central Administration of Interleukin-1βin Rats
Dr. Cai Song,
Professor, Guangdong Ocean University, China

14:15-14:35

Title: Periostin Control Possibilities in Neuromedicine Using an Aztec Herb Adhesive Paste from  Prehispanic Dentistry: New Wine in Old Wineskins
Dr. Antonio Quiroz-Gutiérrez, Professor, Autonomous University of Carmen, Mexico

14:35-14:55

Title: Neurophysiology in Clinical Neurology
Dr. Amy Malphrus,
Neuromonitoring Physician and Neurophysiologist, Specialty Care,USA

14:55-15:15

Title: Venous System of Brain and Outflow Part of Hemodynamic Study of Cerebrovascular System (Together with Lymphatic System of Dura Mater)
Dr. Jan Hemza, Neurosurgeon, Faculty Hospital at Sain Ann Brno, Czech Republic

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

 

NT 14: Sleep, Autonomic and Neuroendocrine Systems Disorders & Neuro-Otology

Time: 13:30-15:15, May 14, 2019 (Tuesday); Place: Room Suehiro, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Jinsheng Zhang, Professor & Associate Chair, Wayne State University, USA

 

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Social Motivations and Salivary Cortisol in Chinese Undergraduates and Elders
Dr. Chuk-ling Julian Lai,
Associate Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

14:00-14:25

Title: Tinnitus and Its Neuromodulation
Dr. Jinsheng Zhang,
Professor & Associate Chair, Wayne State University, USA

14:25-14:50

Title: Sleep Issues in Myopathies and Muscular Dystrophies
Dr.Valentina Joseph, Assistant Professor of Neurology-Sleep Medicine, USD School of Medicine, USA

14:50-15:15

Title: Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Pregnant Women
Dr. Midori Ura, Lecturer, Junshin Gakuen University, Japan

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

 

NT 15: Clinical Management of Drug Addiction

Time: 15:30-16:50, May 14, 2019 (Tuesday); Place: Room Suehiro, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Florence Levy, Head, Child and Family East at Prince of Wales Hospital; Conjoint Professor University of New South Wales, Australia

 

15:30-15:35

Chair’s Introduction

15:35-16:00

Title: The Habit Hypothesis of Compulsive Behaviors
Dr. Xavier Noël, Senior Research Associate, Free University of Brussels, Belgium

16:00-16:25

Title: Clinical Management of Drug Addiction Now
Dr. Florence Levy,
Head, Child and Family East at Prince of Wales Hospital; Conjoint Professor University of New South Wales, Australia

16:25-16:50

Title: The Challenge of Developing New Medications: Lessons from the French Experience with Baclofen in Alcohol Use Disorders
Dr. Henri-Jean Aubin,
Professor,University Paris-Sud, France

 

NT 16: Brain and CNS Cancer Therapy

Time: 13:30-14:50, May 14, 2019 (Tuesday); Place: Room Momoyama, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Sai Ming Ngai, Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

 

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Motor Areas Cartography by BOLD MRIf in Supra Tentorial Brain Tumors
Dr. Sami Kouki,
Head of Radiology Department, Military Hospital of Bizerte Tunisia, Tunisia

14:00-14:25

Title: The Role of RuvBL2 in Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor PCI- 24781-Induced Apoptosis in SK-N-DZ Neuroblastoma Cells
Dr. Sai Ming Ngai,
Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

14:25-14:50

Title: Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy in the Treatment of Metastatic Brain Tumors
Dr. David Naskhletashvili,
Leading Researcher, Russian N.N. Blokhin Cancer Research Center, Russia

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

 

NT 17: Neuroprotection and Neurosurgery (Part I)

Time: 15:30-17:15, May 14, 2019 (Tuesday); Place: Room Momoyama, ACPO

 

Chair

Mr. K. Joshi George, Consultant Neurosurgeon and Clinical Lead for Neurosurgery, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, UK

 

15:30-15:35

Chair’s Introduction

15:35-15:55

Title: Spatial Perception in Surgeons: Development of a Novel Assessment System
Dr. Amitabha Lahiri, Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore, Singapore

15:55-16:15

Title: The Spine in Neurofibromatosis Type 1
Mr. K. Joshi George, Consultant Neurosurgeon and Clinical Lead for Neurosurgery, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, UK

16:15-16:35

Title: Acute Improvement of Intraoperative EMG in Patients with Symptomatic Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
Dr. James C. Anderson,
Anderson Podiatry Center for Nerve Pain, USA

16:35-16:55

Title: Neuroprotectants in Traumatic Brain Injury -Translation from Animal to Human Studies
Dr. Francesca Colombo,
Neurosurgical Trainee, Salford Royal Hospital, UK

16:55-17:15

Title: Clinically Relevant Lumbar Nerve Root Classification
Dr. Martin D. Woodtli, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Canton Hospital Grisons, Switzerland

 

NT 18: Parkinson's Disease & Movement Disorders & Neuromuscular Disease

Time: 13:30-16:45, May 14, 2019 (Tuesday); Place: Room Kiri, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Simon R. A. Best, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA

Co-Chair

Dr. Alison M. Skrinar, Vice President, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Inc., USA

 

13:30-13:35

Chair’s Introduction

13:35-14:00

Title: Methamphetamine and Movement Disorders
Dr. Gabrielle Todd,
Associate Professor, University of South Australia, Australia

14:00-14:25

Title: Voice and Swallowing Dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease
Dr. Simon R. A. Best,
Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA

14:25-14:50

Title: TBD
Dr. Roberto L. Ventura,
Chief, the Spanish Association of Uruguay, Uruguay

14:50-15:15

Title: Neuroprotective Effect of Estradiol on the Nigrostriatal Dopaminergic System of Male and Female Hemiparkinsonian Rats
Dr. Ricardo Cabrera, Full Professor and Principal Investigator, Mendoza University and National Scientific and Technical Research Council of Argentina (CONICET), Argentina

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Assessment of Strength and Function in GNE Myopathy
Dr. Alison M. Skrinar,
Vice President, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Inc., USA

15:55-16:20

Title: Provisional Best Practices Guidelines for the Evaluation of Bulbar Dysfunction in ALS
Dr. Gary L. Pattee,
Clinical Instructor in Neurology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA

16:20-16:45

Title: Peripheral Triggering Factors Precede Idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease (PD); Concept of Neuro-Entanglement in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Dr. Devathasan Gobinathan,
Division of Neurology Mt Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore

 

NT 19: Traumatic Brain Injury

Time: 08:30-10:15, May 15, 2019 (Wednesday); Place: Room Takasago, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Mei-Fang Cheng, Emerita Professor, Rutgers University, USA

 

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: Under-Identification of Acquired Brain Injury: Implications for Education, Corrections, Psychiatric/Drug/Alcohol, Domestic Violence and Homeless Populations
Dr. Drew A. Nagele, Clinical Professor, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, USA

09:00-09:25

Title: Recovery of Function through Adult Neurogenesis Optimized by Motivation-Driven Sensory-Motor Activities
Dr. Mei-Fang Cheng, Emerita Professor, Rutgers University, USA

09:25-09:50

Title: Augmentation of Endocannabinoid Signaling in Repetitive Concussive Brain Injury
Dr. Yumin Zhang,
Associate Professor, Uniformed Services University, USA

09:50-10:15

Title: Efficacy of the All-In-One Therapeutic Strategy for Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: Preliminary Outcome and Limitation
Dr. Young-Soo Park,
Professor, Nara Medical University, Japan

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

    10:30-10:55

Title: Alveolar Recruitment Maneuvers and Positive-End Expiratory Pressure in Patients with Severe Tbi and Acute Respiratory Distress Synrome: How, When and Why?
Dr. Sergio N. Nemer, Physiotherapist, Central Hospital of the Military Police of Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

    10:55-11:20

Title: Sex-Dependent Cognitive Deficits from Simulated Vehicle Exhaust Exposure in Rats

Ms. Camila Kochi, Doctoral Candidate, University of Houston, USA

 

NT 20: Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Time: 08:30-11:45, May 15, 2019 (Wednesday); Place: Room Suehiro, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Lakshmi D. Katikaneni, Professor, Medical University of South Carolina, USA

Co-Chair

Dr. Andrew CK Law, Professor of Psychiatry and Honorary Senior Consultant, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland at Perdana University and Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: The Associative Mind and Bi-Polar II Subjectivity: A Case Study
Dr. Harry G Segal,
Senior Lecturer, Cornell University, USA

09:00-09:25

Title: Early Neuro Biomarkers (Nbm) of Neuronal Injury (Ni) in Term Newborns (Tnb) Exposed to Chorioamnionitis (Ca)
Dr. Lakshmi D. Katikaneni, Professor, Medical University of South Carolina, USA

09:25-09:50

Title: DMDD Patients with and without A History of Abuse and/or Neglect: Comparison of Hospital Length of Stay, Usage of Antipsychotics and Restraints
Dr. Beverly Bryant, Associate Professor, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, USA

09:50-10:15

Title: Self-Help for Schizophrenia: An Autobiographical Case and Speculation on the Causes of Schizophrenia
Dr. Anna Cornelia Beyer, Senior Lecturer, University of Hull, UK

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55

Title: Neurovascular and Microtubular Dysfunction Associated with Behavioural Disturbance in Alzheimer’s Disease
Dr. Andrew CK Law, Professor of Psychiatry and Honorary Senior Consultant, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland at Perdana University and Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

10:55-11:20

 Title: Improving Autism Screening in Toddlers: Validation of the Autism Discriminative Tool (Adt), a French Screener Based on The Dsm-5 and Teachers' Rating

Dr. Sophie Carlier, Clinical Psychologist, University Hospital of Queen Fabiola Children, Belgium
 

    11:20-11:45

Title: Early Life Stress and The Brain
Dr. Samina Salim
, Associate Professor, University of Houston, USA

 

NT 21: Neuroprotection and Neurosurgery (Part II)

Time: 08:30-11:45, May 15, 2019 (Wednesday); Place: Room Momoyama, ACPO

 

Chair

Dr. Angelika Ehlert, Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon, AsklepiosKlinik, Germany

Co-Chair

Dr. Toshihito Ishikawa, Director, Masu memorial Hospital, Japan

 

08:30-08:35

Chair’s Introduction

08:35-09:00

Title: The Intra-Neuroendoscopic Technique (INET): A Minimally Invasive New Method for Evacuation of Brain Parenchyma and Intraventricular Hematoma
Dr. Bo Du, Professor, Shenzhen People’s Hospital, China

09:00-09:25

Title: Nitric Oxide-Based Treatment for Poor-Grade Patients after Aneurismal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Dr. Angelika Ehlert,
Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon, AsklepiosKlinik, Germany

09:25-09:50

Title: Survival Outcomes and Prognostic Factors of Patients with Intramedullary Grade II Ependymomas after Surgical Treatments
Dr. Xiang-Yao Sun,
Xuanwu Hospital Capital Medical University, China

09:50-10:15

Title: Nerve Decompression and Restless Legs Syndrome: A Retrospective Analysis
Dr. James C. Anderson,
Anderson Podiatry Center for Nerve Pain, USA

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55

Title: Usefulness of a New Neuroendoscope Brain Cylinder for Intracerebral Hematoma Surgery
Dr. Toshihito Ishikawa,
Director, Masu memorial Hospital, Fukushima, Japan

10:55-11:20

Title: Microsurgical Treatment of Vestibular Schwannoma and Preservation of Facial and Cochlear Nerve
Dr. Jun Zhang,
PLA General Hospital, China

11:20-11:45 

Title: Limited Evaluation of Image Quality Produced by CereTom in a Neurosurgery Centre
Dr. Ariz Chong Abdullah,
Hospital SultanahAminah, Malaysia


 

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