Program

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9.00 AM

Inauguration

 

Inaugural Plenary Lectures

Chair: Prof. V. Nagarajan, Co-Chair: Prof. Gotam Jarori

 
11.15 AM

Padmashri Prof. M. V. Padma, AIIMS, New Delhi, India

Title: Restoring the Post Stroke Brain: Drugs, Devices and Robotics.

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12.00 PM

Prof. Larry Benowitz, Harvard Med. School, USA

Title: CNS Repair, Cell Intrinsic and Extrinsic Factors in Optic Nerve Regeneration

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Key Note Lectures

Session I: Emerging Trends in Neurological Disorders

Chair: Prof. M.V. Padma, Co-Chair: Prof. Nirav Patel

 
2.00 PM

Prof. Nutan Sharma, Harvard Med. School, USA

Title: Identification of Therapeutic Targets in Parkinson's Disease and Dystonia by Functional Genomic Analyses

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2.30PM

Prof. Shuanhu Zhou, Harvard Med. School, USA

Title: Neuroskeletal biology and neurological diseases

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3.00 PM

Prof. Xin Wang, Harvard Med. School, USA

Title: Neuroprotection of Melatonin and Other Agonists of Melatonin Receptor 1A for Neurological Disorders

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3.30 PM

Prof. Rohit Bhatia, AIIMS,New Delhi

Title: Cardioembolic stroke

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Key Note Lectures

Session II: Strategies to Intervene brain pathology

Chair: Prof. Padmashri Sudhir Shah, Co-Chair: Prof. Rohit Bhatia

 
4.15 PM

Prof. Nirav Patel, Harvard Med. School, USA

Title: Surgical revascularization for Stroke

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4.45 PM

Prof. Karen Chen, Harvard Med. School, USA

Title: Challenges of intracranial drug delivery: New frontiers in a long history of false starts

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5.15 PM

Prof. Khalid Shah, Harvard Med. School, USA

Title: Gene Edited Cell Therapies: Next Generation of Therapeutics for Neurological Disorders

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5.35 PM

Prof. Samir Mitragotri, Harvard University, USA

Title: Biological Barriers for Drug Delivery

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5.55 PM

Panel Discussion: Global Efforts to Build More Predictive Animal Models of Neurodegenerative Disease for Clinical Translation

Chair: Prof. Nutan Sharma, Co-Chair: Prof. Xin Wang

 

Session III: Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia

Chair: Prof. Micaela Morelli, Co-Chair: Prof. Kunjan Dave

 
9.00 AM

Plenary Lecture by Prof. P. Hemachandra Reddy, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, USA

Title: Early Cellular Changes in Alzheimer's disease: Focus on Mitochondria and Synapses

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Keynote Lectures

 
9.35 AM

Prof. Hajime Hirase, RIKEN, Japan

Title: Macroscopic imaging of cortical spreading depression and recovery

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10.00 AM

Prof. K. Ganapathy,  Apollo Hospital, Chennai, India

Title: Neurosciences in 2035: A Peep into the Future

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10.25 AM

Prof. Jayasri Das Sharma, IISER - Kolkata, India

Title: Cellular and molecular pathogenesis of neuro-inflammatory demyelination

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Session IV: Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury

Chair: Prof. Hajime Hirase, Co-Chair: Prof. Hemchandra Reddy

11.15 AM

Plenary Lecture by Prof. Micaela Morelli, University of Cagliari, Italy

Title: Neurotoxic and neuroinflammatory effects of amphetamine-like drugs: Focus on 3,4-methylene-dioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)

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Keynote Lectures

 
11.50 AM

Prof. Laxmi T Rao, NIMHANS Bangalore, India

Title: Constraint Induced Movement Therapy and Genistein in ameliorating Ischemic stroke-induced motor deficit
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12.15 PM

Prof. Sandhya Koushika, TIFR Mumbai, India

Title: Traffic jams in healthy neurons modulate local cargo movement
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12.40 PM

Prof. Tiago Outeiro, University of Goettingen, Germany

Title: Zooming in on the molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease

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1.05 PM

Poster Session

 
2.30 PM

Public Lecture by Padmashri Prof. Sudhir Shah, NHL Municipal college & SVP Hospital, Ahmedabad, India

Title: Neuroscience and the art of happiness
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Session V: Molecular Neurotherapeutics : Promises and challenges

Chair: Prof. Rama Shankar Verma, Co-Chair: Dr. Shuanhu Zhou

 
3.15 PM

Plenary Lecture by Prof.Yashwant V Pathak, University of South Florida, USA

Title: Nano emulsions as a carrier for Delivery of Peptide (vaccine) Molecules for treating Alzheimer’s disease.
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Keynote Lectures

 
3.50 PM

Prof. Kunjan R Dave, Miller School of Medicine, USA

Title: Therapeutic targets for intracerebral hemorrhage
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4.15 PM

Prof. B.S. Shankarnarayana Rao, NIMHANS Bangalore, India

Title: The ever changing brain and new challenges in treating neurological disorders
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4.40 PM

Poster Session

 

Session VI: Industrial Session

Coordinators: Dr. Ravi Shah, Dr. Akshay Srivastava

 
4.55 PM

Elsevier

5.10 PM

Thermo Fischer Scientific

5.25 PM

Imperial

5.40 PM

Agilent

5.55 PM

Dr. Amrrutraj Maannambeth (Bio-rad)

Title: Quantifying cytokines and chemokines using Bioplex technologies

6.10 PM

Panel Discussion: Basic-Translational & Clinical Roundtables

Chair: Prof. V. Nagarajan, Co-Chair: Prof. Sandhya Koushika

 

Session VII: Pathogenesis and perspectives for novel therapies

Chair: Prof. Dileep R Yavagal, Co-Chair: Prof. Kunjan R Dave

 
9.00 AM

Plenary Lecture by Prof. Nitish Thakore, Johns Hopkins, USA

Title: Neuroscience and Machine Intelligence (AI) - for Brain Injury to Brain Machine Interfaces
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Keynote Lectures

 
9.35 AM

Prof. Sharmili Vidyadaran, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Title: Microglia: Roles in development and inflammation
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10.00 AM

Prof. P. Syalja, Neurology, Sri Chitra Tirumal, Trivandrum, India 

Title: Imaging in acute ischemic stroke

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10.25 AM

Prof. Birgit Strodel, Helmholtz Research School, Germany

Title: The effects of environmental conditions on the dynamics and aggregation of Alzheimer’s Aβ

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Session VIII: Clinical aspect of Neurological Disorders

Chair: Prof. Nitish Thakore, Co-Chair: Prof. P. Sylaja

 
11.15 AM

Plenary Lecture by Prof. Dileep R Yavagal, Neurology, Miller School of Medicine, USA

Title: Translating cell therapy for ischemic stroke: Intra-arterial and other routes of delivery of cells for enhanced stroke recovery
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Keynote Lectures

 
11.50 AM

Prof. Karen Bates, Miller School of Medicine, USA 

Title: Optimizing cell-based therapies large animal models of stroke.

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12.15 PM

Prof. Dheeraj Khurrana, PGI, Chandigarh, India

Title: mHealth and Stroke

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12.40 PM

Prof. Arvind Sharma, Zydus and Civil hospital, Ahmedabad, India

Title: Stroke and Sickle Cell Disease

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1.05 PM

Poster Session

 
2.30 PM

Prof. Vidita Vaidya, TIFR Mumbai, India

Title: Serotonin: Regulating neuronal power plants
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2.55 PM

Prof. James Clement, JNCSAR Bangalore, India

Title: Restoring KCC2 expression during development rescues physiological and developmental defects in Syngap1+/- mice
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Parallel Session

 

NeuroTalk-I

Chair: Prof. Hajime Hirase, Co-Chair: Prof. B S Shankarnarayan Rao

NeuroTalk-II

Chair: Prof. Laxmi T Rao, Co-Chair: Prof. Sharmili Vidyadaran

3.30 PM

Dr. Soumya Pati, Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, India

Dr. Aaishwarya DEVI Deshmukh, Smt. Kashibai Navale College of Pharmacy, Pune, India

3.45 PM

Dr. Phalguni Alladi, NIMHANS, Bangalore, India

Dr. Shvetank Bhatt, Amity Universty, Gwalior, India

4.00 PM

Dr. Pardeep Kumar, NIMHANS, Bangalore, India

Dr. Sudip Paul ,NEHU,Shillong, India

4.15 PM

Dr. Himanshu Shekhar, IIT Gandhinagar, Gandhinagar, India

Dr. Somashish, Manipal University, Manipal, India

4.30 PM

Lakshman Puli, SVKM'S NMIMS- Hyderabad, India

Dr. Sahadev Shankarappa, AMRITA University, Coimbatore, India