Brain awareness week 2016 - The importance of research in neuroscience

 
15-03-2016 13:30 - 16:00
European Parliament Brussels - Paul Henri Spaak (PHS) Yehudi Menuhin Space
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Programme

 

Chair:                Paul Rübig, MEP and STOA Chair
Moderator:        Marina Bentivoglio, University of Verona, Italy
               
  • 13.30-13.40 Welcome and introduction
                              Paul Rübig, MEP and STOA Chair
 
  • 13.40-14.00 Keynote speech – Research on neuroscience in Europe: where we are, where we should go
                              Richard Morris, University of Edinburgh, UK
 
  • 14.00-14.20 The REWARD movement action for the European brain research
                              Niall Boyce, The Lancet, London, UK  
 
  • 14.20-14.45 The importance of the brain diseases in elderly population in Europe: presentation of the Lancet Commission's Paper on Alzheimer’s Disease
                              Bengt Winblad, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
                              Angel Cedazo-Minguez, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
 
  • 14.45-15.05 The importance of brain disorders in childhood in Europe
                              Bernard Dan, European Academy of Childhood Disability, Belgium
 
  • 15.05-15.25 Mental health and mental disorder in Europe
                              Mara Dierssen, Center for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain
 
  • 15.25-15.55 Q&A
 
  • 15.55-16.00 Closing remarks
                              Paul Rübig, MEP and STOA Chair
 
 
Information: Gianluca Quaglio, STOA Secretariat: