• Campus Belval, Luxembourg
    GEoPD members only

    12:00 PD Map Workshop
    17:00 Luxembourg City Tour
    19:00 Welcome Dinner
  • Campus Belval, Luxembourg
    GEoPD members only

    8:30 Welcome & Membership Updates Rejko Krüger, President of GEoPD
    9:00 "Rare varients, common disease sequencing and genotyping" Matt Farrer, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia
    9:45 "Long-PD study" Katerina Markopoulou, Neurology, Northshore Healthcare System, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    10:30 Coffee break
    11:00 "Courage-PD" Alexis Elbaz, Manu Sharma and Rejko Krüger
    12:00 Lunch
    13:00 Datablitz 1 GEoPD
    15:30 Coffee break
    16:00 Datablitz 2 GEoPD
    18:00 Optional lab tour
    19:00 Steering committee dinner
  • Campus Belval, Luxembourg

    8:30 Welcome by Rudi Balling, LCSB Director
    9:00 Keynote by Michel Goedert, Head of the division of Neurobiology MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge
    10:00 Coffee break with Poster session and industry exhibition
    Session 1: Mitochondrial Dysfunction & Dynamics
    10:30 "Gene products of monogenic forms for Parkinson's disease and their links to mitochondrial and protein degradation pathways" Clinical: Nobutaka Hattori, Chairman, Juntendo University School of Medicine
    11:00 Translational: George Mellick, Chief Investigator, Griffith University
    11:30 "Damage Control and Parkinson's Disease: Roles of the kinase PINK1 and the ubiquitin ligase Parkin in the autophagy of mitochondria in vitro and in vivo" Fundamental: Richard Youle, Senior Investigator, National Institutes of Health
    12:00 Young researcher
    12:15 Lunch & poster session & industry exhibition and guided poster tour
    Session 2: Connectivity and Excitability
    13:30 "DBS in PD: where do we stand and how may technical innovations help improving" Clinical: Jens Volkmann, Director and Chairman of the Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Würzburg
    14:00 Translational: Richard Wade-Martins, Principal Investigator, The Oxford Parkinson's Disease Centre
    14:30 "Bad brain waves in Parkinson's and new approaches to putting them right" Fundamental: Peter Brown, Director, Medical Research Council Brain Network Dynamics Unit, University of Oxford
    15:00 Young researcher
    15:15 Coffee break
    Session 3: Aggregation & degradation
    15:45 "Clinical phenotypes related to synuclein pathology in Parkinson´s disease" Clinical: Jan O. Aasly, Consultant Neurologist/Professor of Neurology, St. Olavs Hospital
    16:15 "PRX002, a Mab targeting alpha-synuclein for disease modification in Parkinson's disease: from preclinical models to first in humans" Translational: Markus Britschgi, Principal Scientist in Neuroscience Discovery, Roche - See more at: https://geopd.uni.lu/Program/7-October#sthash.FRwkHUlZ.dpuf
    16:45 "Alpha-synuclein synaptic dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease" Fundamental: Maria Grazia Spillantini, Professor of Molecular Neurology, University of Cambridge
    17:15 Young researcher
    17:30 Wrap-up
    18:30 Social event "A night at the furnace", Reception, dinner & cultural heritage
  • Campus Belval, Luxembourg

    Session 4: Innovation & technological development
    8:30 Clinical: Bas Bloem, Medical director, Radboud University Medical Center "Towards precision medicine for Parkinson’s disease"
    9:00 Translational: Spyridon Papapetropoulos, Vice President, Global Development Head, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Teva Pharmaceuticals
    9:30 "Contributions of Gene–Environment and Epigenetic studies to Parkinson’s Disease Etiology and Progression" Fundamental: Beate Ritz, Professor of Epidemiology, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
    10:00 Young researcher
    10:15 Coffee break with Poster session
    Session 5: Diagnostic video sessions
    10:45 "Dyskinesia in PD" Beomseok Jeon, Medical Director, National University Hospital
    11:15 Diagnostics video sessions
    • Jan Aasly
    • Nico Diederich
    • Rejko Krüger
    12:00 Lunch
    Session 6: Multidisciplinary approach to PD care
    not to be provided in English
    13:00 Mariella Graziano
    13:20 Sylvia Herbrink
    13:40 Frank Hertel
    14:00 Nico Diederich
    14:20 Panel discussion with patient organisations
    15:00 Wrap up and closing
    12:00-16:00 PD Map workshop
    Parallel session