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October 12, 2017: BCN Symposium: A Comprehensive Update on Invasive and Non-Invasive Neuromodulation


Program - morning

08:45 – 09.25           Registration with coffee/tea

Plenary Session
09:25 09:30          Opening
09:30 – 10:00          Prof. Peter Brown (University of Oxford)
                                 Towards adaptive DBS in Parkinson’s Disease
10:00 – 10:30          Dr. Freek Hoebeek (Erasmus University)
Cerebral impact of cerebellar neurostimulation: from basic
                                 neuroscience to seizure control

10:30 – 11:00          Coffee break

11:00 – 11:30          Prof. Yasin Temel (Maastricht University Medical Center)
                                 DBS in psychiatric disorders: a mechanism-based approach
11:30 – 12:00          Prof. John Rothwell (University College London)
                                 TMS: from basic mechanisms towards clinical applications

12:00 – 13:00          Lunch

Program – afternoon

Parallel sessions

Parallel I: Clinical DBS care
13:00 – 13:30          Dr. Marinus Oterdoorn (University Medical Center Groningen)
NBM stimulation as a target for cognitive sequelae in Parkinsons
13:30 – 14:00          Drs. Wieke Eggink (University Medical Center Groningen)
                                 Measuring the effectiveness of DBS in dystonia, a goal-oriented
14:00 – 14:30          Dr. Fiorella Contarino (University of Leiden)
                                 New technical advances in the field of DBS
14:30 – 15:00          Dr. Martijn Beudel (University Medical Center Groningen)
                                 DBS: Mechanism of Action

Parallel II: Invasive neuromodulation translational
13:00 – 13:30           Prof. Stephan van Gils (University of Twente)
                                  Coordinated Reset revisited: a computational, neurobiological
                                  and clinical study
13:30 – 14:00           Dr. Mariska van Steensel (University Medical Center Utrecht)
A brain-implant for communication in severe paralysis:
                                  Performance and usability
14:00 – 14:30           Prof. Gertjan van Dijk (University of Groningen)
DBS as treatment for Obesity
14:30 – 15:00           Dr. Bernadette van Wijk (University Medicine Berlin)
Beta and high-frequency oscillations as biomarkers in Parkinson’s

Parallel III: Non-invasive neuromodulation translational
13:00 – 13:30           Dr. Branislava Curcic (University Medical Center Groningen)
tECS in Neuropsychiatric Disorders
13:30 – 14:00           Prof. Eddy van der Zee (University of Groningen)
Multi-sensory brain stimulation and neuromodulation by way of
                                  mild whole body vibration
14:00 – 14:30           Prof. Michel van Putten (University of Twente)
TMS in Epilepsy
14:30 – 15:00           Dr. Jacco de Haan (University Medical Center Groningen)
Neuromodulation of the inflammatory response

15:00 - 15:30            Coffee break

Plenary Session
15:30 – 16:30             Dr. Dennis Schutter (Radboud University) &
                                     Dr. Els Maeckelberghe (University Medical Center Groningen)
                                    Debate: the Ethics in Neuromodulation

16:30 – 17:00             Drinks

Date: October 12, 2017
Location: UMCG

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