Program Conference 2018

October 4, 2018

Venue: Amsterdam UMC (location AMC), Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam – LECTURE HALL 4
(TN2 conference notifications will be posted at the main entrance of the hospital)

8:30 9:15 Registration, Meet & Greet
9:15 9:25 Opening & Welcome
Odile van den Heuvel, VU Medical Center Amsterdam
Guido van Wingen, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam

Perspectives on Neuroinflammation

9:25 9:35 Introduction
Brenda Penninx, VU  Medical Center Amsterdam 
9:35 10:20 Key Note lecture
Advances in our understanding of the link between inflammation and mental health
Valeria Mondelli, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London
10:20 10:55 Coffee Break
10:55 11:15 Immuno-Psychiatry: A new discipline with new diagnostic and treatment options
Hemmo Drexhage, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam
11:15 11:35 Focus on fatty acids in transdiagnostic neuroinflammatory networks
Roel Mocking,  Academic Medical Center Amsterdam
11:35 11:55 Early-life stress sensitizes microglia throughout life in mice
Aniko Korosi, University of Amsterdam
11:55 12:15 Immunological aspects of psychosis
Iris Sommer, University Medical Center Groningen

Pecha Kucha

12:15 12:45  (4x) Selected from abstracts
Session headed by chairperson Sabine Spijker, VU Amsterdam
12:45 14:15
Lunch and poster market

Perspectives on Neurostimulation

14:15 14:25 Introduction
Damiaan Denys,  Academic Medical Center Amsterdam
14:25 15:10 Key Note lecture
On the future of Neuromodulation in the treatment of depression
Jeff Daskalakis, University of Toronto, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
15:10 15:30 New insights into the effects of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) at the human system level
Indira Tendolkar, Radboud University Medical Center Nijmegen
15:30 15:50
Chemogenetic modulation of brain function: Insights from animal models of alcohol use disorder
Nathan Marchant, Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience, VU Medical Center Amsterdam
15:50 16:10 Deep-brain stimulation in rodent models of anxiety and compulsive behavior
Ingo Willuhn, Academic Medical Center & Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience Amsterdam
16:10 16:30 Small-world EEG network topology to predict antidepressant outcome of transcranial magnetic stimulation
Dennis Schutter, Donders Institute, Radboud University, Nijmegen
16:30 16:45 Concluding remarks
16:45 18:15 Sponsored reception