MIND & BRAIN - 59th International Neuropsychiatric Congress May 30 2019 - June 02 2019 Pula, Croatia


Preliminary Program - Pula 2019

Thursday, May 30th 2019
15:00-17:30 Pula's World MS Day Symposium - Multidisciplinary approach to persons with multiple sclerosis
17:30-19:00 Multiple Sclerosis Symposium – Hot topics in MS treatment
17:30-17:50 T. Hojs Fabjan (Maribor, Slovenia): First line therapy in multiple sclerosis
17:50-18:10 V.Bašić Kes (Zagreb, Croatia):  How to treat non-respondent MS patients
18:10-18:30 U. Rot (Ljubljana, Slovenia): Treatment options in progressive multiple sclerosis
Friday May 31st, 2019
09:00-12:00 MAIN THEME
 Chairpersons: F. Fazekas &  M. Brüne
09:00-09:30 F. Fazekas (Graz, Austria): The contribution of MRI to treatment decisions in multiple sclerosis
09:30-10:00 N. Müller (Munich, Germany): The role of inflammation in Alzheimer’s disease
10:00-10:30 M. Brüne (Bochum, Germany): Social cognition in health and disease: Some insights from neuroimaging and genetics 
10:30-11:00 S. Bašić (Zagreb, Croatia): Managing drug-resistant epilepsy
11:00-13:00 Graz Neurology Symposium - Historical development, present status and future aspects of diagnosis and treatment
11:00-11:30 Stroke
K. Niederkorn (Graz, Austria) & T.Gattringer (Graz, Austria)
11:30-12:00 Multiple Sclerosis
S. Fuchs (Graz, Austria) & C. Enzinger (Graz, Austria)
12:00-12:30 Neurooncology
F. Payer (Graz, Austria) & T. Urbanic-Purkart (Graz, Austria) 
12:30-13:15 Satelitte Symposium
12:30-13:15 Satellite Symposium  
12:30-13:30 Workshop How to read and write a scientific paper?
A. Glasnović (Zagreb, Croatia): Normal distribution and related topics
A. Glasnović (Zagreb, Croatia): Study types
S. Gajović (Zagreb, Croatia): New ways of thinking scientifically
13:00-14:30 LUNCH
14:30-16:00 Alzheimer's Disease Symposium
Chairperson: N. Mimica
14:30-14:50 N. Mimica (Zagreb, Croatia): Depression, dementia and delirium - continuum or comorbidity 
14:50-15:10 M. Šagud (Zagreb, Croatia): Dementia or depression: how to know and what to do?
15:10-15:30 N. Klepac (Zagreb, Croatia): Early detection of dementia
15:30-15:50 M. Kušan Jukić (Zagreb, Croatia): Pathophysiology, clinical picture and treatment of delirious state in persons with dementia 
15:50-16:00 Discussion
14:30-16:00 Neuroscience Symposium
Chairpersons: Gajovic & Glasnovic
14:30-16:30 Psychopathology Summer School
  K. Bär (Jena, Germany): Pain processing in schizophrenia
  J. Schröder (Heidelberg, Germany): Neurological soft-signs in schizophrenia: new findings
  M. Brüne (Bochum, Germany): An evolutionary account of toxoplasmosis in psychosis
  M. Bechi (MIlan, Italy): Autistic traits negatively influence Theory of Mind and training efficacy in patients with schizophrenia
  N. Ilanković (Beograd, Serbia): Schizophrenias are frequently not primary cerebral disorders
16:00-17:30 Neuropsychiatric manifestations of neurological disorders
Chairpersons: O. Sinanovic & U. Rot
16:00-16:20 O. Sinanovic (Tuzla, BIH): Neuropsychiatric manifestations of stroke
16:20-16:40 V. Vuletic (Rijeka, Croatia): Non-motor symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease – an update
16:40-17:00 U. Rot (Ljubljana, Slovenia): Neuropsychiatric manifestations of Multiple Sclerosis
17:00-17:20 TBA: Sleep disorders in  neurology and psychiatry
16:00-17:30 Workshop - Child and adolescent psychiatry
Chairperson: I. Šain (Pula, Croatia)
  Lj. Paradžik (Zagreb, Croatia): ''Neurobiologija neurorazvojnih poremećaja ( poremećaji iz autističnog spektra i ADHD)
  V. Boričević Maršanić ( Zagreb, Croatia): 'Neurobiologija mentalnih poremećaja u djece nakon traume
  A. Špelić (Pula, Croatia): Psihoanalitički pristup autizmu
16:30-17:45 Psychiatry Symposium- New insights in neuroinflammatory and autoimmune dysregulation in psychiatric disorders: It there a role for Herpes Viruses?
Chairpersons: H.C. Klein (Groningen,The Netherlands)
  M. Schneider (Ulm, Germany): Metabolism and mitochondrial dysregulation – role of pro- and anti-oxidant pathways in psychiatry
  H. Klein (Groningen, The Netherlands): Psychosis as a non-clearing inflammatory response to a latent herpes virus in the limbic system
  C. Scheiber (Ulm, Germany): Herpes viral and inflammatory markers in patients with severe mental disorders. New data from CSF.
17:30-18:30 Satellite Symposium
17:45-18:30 Satellite Symposium
17:30-18:30 Workshop
18:30-20:00 Poster Session
Chairpersons: M. Brüne, K. Niederkorn, O. Sinanović, I. Šain.  
Saturday, June 1st 2019.
09:00-12:00 MAIN THEME
Chairpersons: V. Demarin & A. Korczyn
09:00-09:30 V.Demarin (Zagreb, Croatia): There is no Health without Brain Health
09:30-10:00 A. Korczyn (Tel Aviv, Israel): Non epileptic seizures, are they psychogenic?
10:00-10:30 M. Latas (Beograd, Serbia): Phobic vertigo - does it really exist?
10:30-11:00 Fr. Benedetti (Milan, Italy): Neuroinflammation and white matter damage in the neuroprogression of mood disorders
11:00-11:30 E. Bilić (Zagreb, Croatia): Immunotherapy in Neuromuscular Diseases
11:30-12:00 M. Mijajlovic (Beograd, Serbia): Patent foramen ovale: to close or not ?
12:00-13:00  Satellite Symposium
12:00-13:00  Satellite Symposium
12:00-13:00 Workshop
13:00-14:30 LUNCH
14:30-17:00 Croatian Psychiatry Symposium: From Neurobiology to Psychotherapy
Chairpersons: M. Jakovljević (Zagreb, Croatia) & D. Marčinko (Zagreb, Croatia)
14.30-14.45 M.Jakovljević (Zagreb, Croatia): The concept of staging
14.45-15.00 D.Marčinko (Zagreb, Croatia):  Personality Disorders: From Neurobiology to Psychotherapy
15.00-15.15 A.Mihaljević Peleš, M.Šagud (Zagreb, Croatia):  TBA
15.15-15.30 A.Savić (Zagreb, Croatia): TBA
15.30-15.45 D.Karlović (Zagreb, Croatia): TBA
15.45-16.00 M.Rojnić Kuzman  (Zagreb, Croatia):  Treatment of first episode psychosis: Biological therapy or/and Psychotherapy?
16.00-16.15 B. Vuksan-Ćusa  (Zagreb, Croatia): Bipolar affective disorder
16.15-16.30 T.Franić (Split, Croatia): Mental illness: Why help ends at a milestone birthday
16.30-16.45 S.Drmić (Zagreb, Croatia): Sleep disorders
16.45-17.00 Pao (): TBA
14:30-16:30 Symposium on Recent Approaches in the Management on Headache
14:30-15:00 M. Zaletel (Ljubljana, Slovenia): Impact of migraine on public health
15:00-15:30 K. Bačić Baronica (Zagreb, Croatia): Current treatment modalities in migraine
15:30-16:00 B. Žvan (Ljubljana, Slovenia): New emerging therapies in migraine – CGRP antagonists and new EHF guidelines
16:00-16:30 TBA
14:30-18:30 Young Investigators’ Symposium
Chairpersons: F. Đerke
17:00-18:30 Young Psychiatrists Symposium: The role of Psychological factors in Psychopharmacotherapy
Chairpersons: V. Bilić (Zagreb, Croatia), D.Marčinko (Zagreb, Croatia), I.Šain (Pula, Croatia)
18.00-18.20 D.Marčinko, V.Bilić: Psychodynamic of psychopharmacotherapy
18.20-19.00 D. Rudan: A Case Report (with supervision)
19.00-19.30 Discussion
16:30-18:30 Central and Eastern European Stroke Society Symposium
Endorsed by World Stroke Organization
Chairpersons: V. Demarin & K. Niederkorn
16:30-16:50 A. Pavlovic (Beograd, Serbia): Migraine and Stroke
16:50-17:10 D. Zadravec (Zagreb, Croatia): Radiological diagnostics and endovascular treatment of stroke
17:10-17:30 B. Piechowski-Jozwiak (Abu Dabi, UAE): Clot morphology in ischemic stroke
17:30-17:50 S. Frol (Ljubljana, Slovenia): Intravenous thrombolysis in patients on direct oral anticoagulants 
17:50-18:10 H. Budincevic (Zagreb, Croatia): How to improve stroke care?
18:30-19:00 Fabrizio Benedetti (Turin, Italy): The placebo effect: how mind can change the body
Sunday June 2nd 2019.
09:00-10:00 Best posters awards presentations
Chairpersons: V. Demarin & F. Benedetti
10:00-12:00 Joint Meeting with Alps-Adria Neuroscience Section and Central and Eastern European Stroke Society and WFN Applied Research Group on the Organization and Delivery of Care / Short communications
Chairpersons: V. Demarin
10:00-10:15 S. Tomasović (Zagreb, Croatia):
10:15-10:30 H. Budinčević (Zagreb, Croatia): Anticoagulant therapy in secondary stroke prevention
10:30-10:45 V. Đermanović Dobrota (Zagreb, Croatia): COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS.

We look forward to welcoming you in Pula, Croatia! The Administrative Secretariat is pleased to assist you with further details.