Program Conference 2018

8:30 9:15 Registration, Meet & Greet
9:30 9:40 Opening and Welcome
Odile van den Heuvel, VU Medical Center Amsterdam
Guido van Wingen, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam

Key Note lecture ImmunoPsychiatry

9:30 10:15 Advances in our understanding of the link between inflammation and mental health: Valeria Mondelli, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London
10:30 11:00 Coffee break

Perspectives on Neuroinflammation

10:45 10:55 Introduction to session on Neuroinflammation: Brenda Penninx, VU Medical Center Amsterdam
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

Key Note lecture Neurostimulation

14:15 15:00 On the future of Neuromodulation in the treatment of depression: Jeff Daskalakis, University of Toronto, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Perspectives on Neurostimulation

15:00 15:10 Introduction to session on Neurostimulation: Damiaan Denys, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam
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, 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 outcome of neurostimulation: Dennis Schutter, Radboud University, Nijmegen
16:30 16:45 Concluding remarks
16:45 18:15 Sponsored reception