Annual Meeting 2018. Friday, 5 October 2018, Johan Cruijff ArenA, Amsterdam

Annual Meeting 2018. Friday, 5 October 2018, Johan Cruijff ArenA, Amsterdam

Amsterdam Neuroscience, 3rd Annual Meeting

Venue: Johan Cruijff ArenA
ArenA Boulevard 1, 1101 AX Amsterdam

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Poster presenting: There is no free submission: Poster presenters will be selected by program leaders of each research program. For selected poster presenters: Final abstract submission deadline: September 3, 2018 via e-mail to  Anita Osinga.


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08:45   Registration

09:30   Word of the directors: Arjen Brussaard & Diederik van de Beek

09:45   Research Reports

Meike Bartels (VU Univ Amsterdam): The genetics of a happy life

Frank Jacobs (UvA): Genomics of human brain evolution

Odile van den Heuvel (VUmc): Vulnerability and neuroplasticity in OCD

Miranda Olff (AMC): The psychobiology of trauma

      10:45   Coffee break

      11:15   Pecha Kucha

      • Brain Imaging
      • Complex Trait Genetics
      • Neurotechnology
      • Brain Mechanisms
      • Neurodegeneration
      • Neuroinfection- & inflammation
      • Neurovascular Disorders
      • Compulsivity, Impulsivity & Attention
      • Mood, Anxiety & Psychosis

      12:30   Poster market and lunch

      14:00   Swammerdam lecture

      Lawrence Steinman (
      Stanford University School of Medicine, California USA): "Inflammation" in Multiple Sclerosis is vastly different than "inflammation" in Neurodegenerative Diseases

      14:45   Interview of the speaker    

      15:15   Patient-demo: interview of MS patient(s)

      15:45   Perspective lecture

      • Joep Killestein (Vumc): Towards precision medicine in Multiple Sclerosis

      16:15   Awards for best poster and Pecha Kucha presentations

      16:30   Sponsored reception:

      • Drinks and Touch the grass