Novel Approaches in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Organizers: Prof. Cristina Granziera, Prof. Bert Müller, Prof. Raphael Guzman, Dr. Bekim Osmani,

Time: 5 modules in the afternoon: 13:30 -  approx. 17:00

Location: zoom (link will be provided upon request)

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The seminar will be followed by informal online discussion. 


21. April 2021

13:15 - 14:45


Dr. Ethan TaubFunctional Neurosurgery Unit, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Basel


Deep Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease and Other Movement Disorders

12. Mai 2021

13:15 - 13:30


Dr. Bekim Osmani, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Basel and Bottneuro AG, Basel, Switzerland


Bottneuro: Multifunctional neural interfaces

13:30 - 14:15

Dr. Adrienn Holczer, Department of Neurology, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary

Parameter space and methodological issues in non-invasive brain stimulation
14:15 - 15:00Alois C. Hopf,  Department of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland.Neuromodulation of Astrocytes and Microglia

19. May 2021

15:15 - 16:45


Prof. Janos VörösInstitute for Biomedical Engineering, University and ETH Zurich


Bottom-up neuroscience with well-defined neural networks

26. May 2021 

Imaging myelin-axon degeneration

13:30 - 14:30Prof. Nikola Stikov, Ecole Polytechnique Montréal, University of Montreal, Canada.

Myelin Imaging: MRI sequences and models

14:45 - 15:45Prof. Alessandro Daducci and Dr S. Schiavi, University of Verona, Italy.Diffusion MRI: from microstructure to macroscopic connectivity
16:00 - 17:00Prof. C. Granziera, DBE, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.Myelin-Axon imaging to study brain degeneration in neurological disorders

02. June 2021

13:30 - 16:00



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