Presidents of the conference

Presidents of the conference

Guest chairs

Prof. Giuseppe Bersani
Sapienza University of Rome (Italy)
Prof. Peter Valdes-Sosa
Centro de Neurociencias de Cuba (Cuba)
Prof. Gino Yu
Polytechnic University of Hong Kong (China)
Prof. Ornella Corazza
University of Hertfordshire (UK)

International Scientific Commitee

Giuseppe Bersani
Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
PRESIDENT
Vicknasingam Balasingam
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
Francesco Benedetti
San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
David Benjamin
Northeastern University, Boston, USA
Ornella Corazza
University of Hertfordshire, UK

  
Anthony David
King’s College of London, UK
Naomi Fineberg
University of Hertfordshire, UK
Clare Gerada
London, UK
Donatella Marazziti
University of Pisa, Italy
Gino Yu
Polytechnic of Hong Kong, Cina

  

Cuban Scientific Commitee

Nibaldo Hernàndez Mesa
Presidente Sociedad de Neurociencias, Cuba
PRESIDENT
Carmen Borrego
Ministerio Salud Publica, Cuba
Antonio J. Caballero Moreno
Hosp. Universitario “E. Cabrera”, Cuba
Amaray Cabrera Muñoz
Hosp. Psiquiátrico de La Habana, Cuba
Enrique De Jongh
Presidente Sociedad Neurología y Neurocirugía, Cuba
Mitchell J. Valdés-Sosa
Director Centro Neurociencias, Cuba
Peter Valdes-Sosa
Vice-Director Centro Neurociencias, Cuba

Organized by

NEUPSYCO 2017

We are pleased to announce that the III International NeuPsyco Congress “From known to new. Neuroscience and mental health, creativity and innovation” will be held on 6-8 November 2017 in La Habana, Cuba.

The first two editions of the conference were extremely successful events to share knowledge and strengthen collaboration among multidisciplinary researchers and professionals at the international level.

The conference is jointly organised by Sapienza University of Rome, the Cuban Neurosciences Center and the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong.

Objectives of the conference

The main objectives of this conference are:
- Sharing information on innovative technologies applied to human health, wellbeing and mental health
- Exploring the role of creativity and self-development in intersubjectivity, personal transformation and neuroscience
- Discussing the latest developments in clinical, psychological, neurobiological and anthropological research in neuropsychiatry
- Identifying novel public health, ethical and legal implications of neuropsychiatry and neuroscientific resrarch
- Supporting networking, international dialogue and cross-cultural understanding of psychological wellbeing

Topics

- Innovative technologies applied to human health, wellbeing and mental health
- Psychophysiological assessments and interventions in body-mind connection and consciousness states
- The role of creativity in intersubjectivity and transformation. Creativity and self-development in neuroscience
- Enhancing doctors' wellbeing
- Psycho-Neurophysiology research in brain and mental disorders
- Neurotechnology advancements in the frontier of neuroscience and mental disorders: clinical research and application
- New tools of neuropsychological assessment and cognitive remediation in healthy people and patients with psychiatric disorders
- Neurostimulation and neuromodulatyion techniques
- Structural and functional neuroimaging
- Advancements in basic and clinical neuropsychofarmacology
- Clinical fallout of neuroscience advancements in neurology and psychiatry
- Neurotechnologies in neurosurgery and pain
- Informatics and telemedicine in neuroscience
- Ethical and legal implications of clinical and experimental neuroscience
- Developing creativity in neuropsychiatry and medical profession
- Art and medicine
- Cross-cultural understanding of mental wellbeing
- Chronobiology and Chronotherapy in neuroscience and mental disorders
- Forensic Psychiatry and Toxicology
- The study of happiness in a neuroscience vision

 
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Congress secretariat

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in Neuroscience and Medicine

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Preliminary list of speakers

José Ramón Acosta Sariego (La Habana, Cuba)
- Artificial intelligence, singularity and trans-post humanism


Gloria Angeletti (Rome, Italy)
- Clinical relevance of the excitatory dimension during the perinatal period


Fabio Babiloni (Rome, Italy)
- Brain computer interfaces for the industrial application of cognitive neuroscience


Vicknasingam Balasingam (Penang, Malaysia)
- Understanding the Malaysian drug problem: Are we ready to move from a punitive to a public health approach?


David Baldwin (Southampton, UK)
- Resilience in the novels of Halldór Laxness - a Cuban connection?


Luis Bell (La Habana, Cuba)
-
Hypoglycemia and insuline receptors in the brain. Implications for schizophrenia and dementia


Juan Enrique Bender del Busto (La Habana, Cuba)
- Neurologia y Psiquiatria: un enfoque interdisciplinario


Francesco Benedetti (Milan, Italy)
- Efficacy and safety of chronotherapeutics for bipolar disorder and the multiple mechanisms of action of chronotherapeutics


Francesco Saverio Bersani (Rome, Italy)
- Telomeres and telomerase in psychiatric disorders and treatments: underlying mechanisms linking mental illness with cellular aging


Giuseppe Bersani (Rome, Italy)
- Olfaction deficit in mental disorders: a potential interface of affective and cognitive implication


Carmen Borrego Calzadilla (La Habana, Cuba)
- Challenges in mental health


Osvaldo Leon Bravo (La Habana, Cuba)
- Programa de orentacion espacial assistido por Neurofeedback para la prevencion del deterioro cognitivo en el adulto


Miriam Brito (La Habana, Cuba)
- Innovative project Cuba-Italy for functional recovery of patients currently hospitalized in psychiatric hospital


Antonio J. Caballero Moreno (La Habana, Cuba)
- Towards a Better Understanding of Cognitive Disturbances in Depressed Psychiatric Patients


Amaray Cabrera Muñoz (La Habana, Cuba)
- Neuroscience of Bipolar Disorder


Isabel Capote (La Habana, Cuba)
- From the psychiatric hospital to the Community


Giuseppina Carruba (Milan, Italy)
- Communication with dementia: “Validation therapy”, a new approach for caregiver and health professionals


Pastor Castel (La Habana, Cuba)
- Introduction


Ivo Cilesi (Varese, Italy)
- New frontiers of non-pharmacological therapies: Travel Therapy - Train Therapy, Doll Therapy, International Experiences and cooperation in Cuba


Ornella Corazza (Hertfordshire, UK)
- The European study on PIED and exercise addiction


Yordanka Cuza Ferrer, Nibaldo Hernandez Mesa (La Habana, Cuba)
- Laugh: Physiology, Mental Health and Happiness


Sara Dallaspezia (Milan, Italy)
- Clock genes as predictors of illness course and response to treatment


Anthony David (London, UK)
- The neuropsychiatry of insight


Lavinia De Chiara (Rome, Italy)
- Recognition and Characterization of Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms in Post Partum Women


Enrique de Jongh (La Habana, Cuba)
- Neurosurgery at the dawn of the 21st century


Annia Duany Navarro (La Habana, Cuba)
- Hipoactive Desire Disorder and Neurohipófisis


Peter Fenwick (London, UK)
- Investigation of brain electrical activity in a Teacher who in an attention session can induce the subjective experience of “light” in his students


Naomi Fineberg (Hertsfordshire, UK)
- Mapping Compulsivity: Symptoms, Mechanisms and Treatment


Clare Gerada (London, UK)
- Towards a unifying theory for doctors distress


Cristina Elena Gonzalez De Arma (La Habana, Cuba)
- Neuroscience of Bipolar Disorder


Olivia Teresa Gonzalez Gay (La Habana, Cuba)
- Aplicacion de principios eticosy bioeticos en el mantenimiento de una colonia de Primates No Humanos


Ricardo Gonzalez Menendez (La Habana, Cuba)
- Drugs, the wrong way of Happiness


S. Gonzales-Pal (La Habana, Cuba)
- Inestabilidad de la personalidad o neuroticismo en pacientes adultos con epilepsia de La Habana


Alexander J. Graur (Hong Kong, China)
- Music Integrative NeuroTherapy, TM and Acupuncture


Thalia Harmony (Juriquilla, Mexico)
- Translational research in early diagnosis and treatment of perinatal brain damage


Nibaldo Hernandez (La Habana, Cuba)
- 30 years of Cuban Neuroscience Society


Josè Luis Hernandez Caceres (La Habana, Cuba)
- Modelo de epilepsia experimental en Cuba


S.J. Jamieson (Hong Kong, China)
- Working with patient consciousness , by a medical intuitive MD


Alexia Koukopoulos et al (Rome, Italy)
- Clinical relevance of the excitatory dimension during the perinatal period


Barbara Igdenia Leal Rivas (La Habana, Cuba)
- Comorbility between alcohol and anxiety disorders in male patients


Maritza Leyva Serrano (La Habana, Cuba)
- Cognicion y mobilidad en el adulto mayor, un reto de la rehabilitacion


Juan de J. Llibre Rodríguez (La Habana, Cuba)
- Demencias y enfermedad de Alzheimer: situacion actual y desafios para las neurociencias


Manuel Anton Lodo (La Habana, Cuba)
- Complejidad cerebral y salud mental


Giovanni Manfredi (Rome, Italy)
- Clinical relevance of the excitatory dimension during the perinatal period


Maurizio Marasco (Rome, Italy)
- Stalking: forensic and psychiatric aspects based on the new italian legislation (Law nr. 38, 2009 on 23th April)


Donatella Marazziti (Pisa, Italy)
- Brain and female brain: Venus vs Mars


Milagros Marot Casañas (La Habana, Cuba)
- Salud mental en la enfermedad de alzheimer


S. Marrinan (London, UK)
- Ethnobotanical hallucinogens and the pursuit of wellbeing – emerging trends in the ceremonial use of Tryptamines


Alfonso Martin del Campo (Mexico City, Mexico)
- Seasonality of biological variables in Mexico City


Segundo Mesa Castillo (La Habana, Cuba)
- Direct evidence of viral infection and mitochondrial alterations in the brain of fetuses at high risk for schizophrenia


Lilia Morales Chacon (La Habana, Cuba)
- Application of a general linear model approach to predict long term temporal lobe epilepsy surgery outcome


Laura Palagini (Pisa, Italy)
- Circadian distrupted sleep and emotional-motivational system dysregulation in mood disorders: a role for chronotherapy


Yanneris Parada Barroso (La Habana, Cuba)
- Anomalia del cuerpo calloso sin retraso mental. Presentación de un caso


Giselle Penton-Rol (La Habana, Cuba)
- Greater expectations on novel therapy for multiple sclerosis and stroke


Domingo Perez (La Habana, Cuba)
- Neuroethics: a new ethic for Neuroscience?


Nestor M. Perez Lache (La Habana, Cuba)
- Neurodinámica Cerebral y Neuroplasticidad. Su interacción dialéctica


Caissa Pérez de Alejo Ulloa (La Habana, Cuba)
- Neuroscience of Bipolar Disorder


Hector Perez Saad (La Habana, Cuba)
- Neuropharmacology of Happiness


Armando Piccinni (Pisa, Italy)
- Food addiction, obesity and mood disorders: Results of an Italian Stud


Sara Poletti (Milan, Italy)
- Neural correlates of response to chronotherapeutic


Naybi Prendes Rivero (La Habana, Cuba)
- Mental Health, Meditation and Neuroscience


Jing Qi (Beijing, China)
- The Development of Chinese Medicine in China


Edwin R. Raffi (Boston, USA)
- Etiology, pathophysiology and treatment of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder


José Ramón Acosta Sariego (La Habana, Cuba)
- Artificial intelligence, singularity and trans-post humanism


Ribot Reyes (La Habana, Cuba)
- Bioética y Peritación Mental. Conflictos éticos en el peritaje psiquiátrico forense


Raffaella Rinaldi (Rome, Italy)
- Doctors’ stress for prosecution for medical mistake


María A. Robinson (La Habana, Cuba)
- Translational research in Spectrum Autism Disorders


Volker Roder (Berne, Suisse)
- Cognitive rehabilitation and recovery for schizophrenia patients: Do we really need it?


Rolando Rogés Machado (La Habana, Cuba)
- La materia sentiente, el libre albedrío y la persona humana desde las diferentes visiones contemporáneas


Guo Rongjuan (Beijing, China)
- Abnormal metabolism of mitochondrial energy in hippocampus and skeletal muscle of depressed rats and intervention effect of XPJY compound Chinese Medicine


Gabriele Sani et al (Rome, Italy)
- Does a Neuroprotective Effect of Lithium Exist?


Sergio Santana (La Habana, Cuba)
- The molecules triggering mental disorders in obese subjects


Carlos Isaac Silva (Queretaro, México)
- Early autonomic responses in mental disorders


Arianna Trettel (Rome, Italy)
- Simusafe: an EU project for the simulation of safer transport


Peter Valdès-Sosa (La Habana, Cuba)
- Introduction


Ascanio Vaccaro (Milan, Italy)
- Recovery full functional in Psychiatric rehabilitation


Luis Velasquez (Holguin, Cuba)
- Spinocerebellar ataxia type 2: from preclinical stage to early Interventions


Maria del Carmen Vizcaino Alonso (La Habana, Cuba)
- Dilemas eticoscon las nuevas tecnologias en la asistencia a problematicas sexologicas


Zhang Xuekai (Beijing, China)
- Combination of Chinese Medicine and Modern Medicine Delayed Cognition Decline of Alzheimer's Disease


Zhao Yonglie (Beijing, China)
- Comparative effects of traditional Chinese and Western migraine medicines in an animal model of nociceptive trigeminovascular activation


Gino Yu (Hong Kong, China)
- Personal Development, Mental Health and Human Potential


Renè Zamora Marin (La Habana, Cuba)
- The concept of Moral Responsibility and the Neuro-Mediators: "Sciences have the word"


I Zarragoitia Alonso (La Habana, Cuba)
- La Depresión como trastorno neurobiológico. Conceptos actuals

Preliminary program

Day 1
 
9,00 - 10,00
Opening ceremony

Peter Valdes-Sosa (La Habana, Cuba)

Giuseppe Bersani (Rome, Italy)

Pastor Castel (La Habana, Cuba)


Nibaldo Hernandez
(La Habana, Cuba) 30 years of Cuban Neuroscience Society


 

10,00 - 11,30
Plenary Session (1)


Consciousness and body - mind connection (Ch. Ornella Corazza)

             Gino Yu (Hong Kong, China) - Personal Development, Mental Health, and Human Potential

             David Baldwin (Southampton, UK) - Resilience in the novels of Halldór Laxness - a Cuban connection?

             Peter Fenwick (London, UK) - Investigation of brain electrical activity in a Teacher who in an attention session can induce the subjective experience of “light” in his students

             Naybi Prendes Rivero (La Habana, Cuba) - Mental Health, Meditation and Neuroscience



Coffee break

 

12,00 - 13,00
Symposia

1) Developments in cognitive and social remediation in mental disorders (Ch. Volker Roder)

             Volker Roder (Berne, Suisse) - Cognitive rehabilitation and recovery for schizophrenia patients: do we really need it?

             Antonio J. Caballero Moreno (La Habana, Cuba) - Towards a Better Understanding of Cognitive Disturbances in Depressed Psychiatric Patients.

             Maritza Leyva Serrano (La Habana, Cuba) - Cognicion y mobilidad en el adulto mayor, un reto de la rehabilitacion

 


2) Technological innovations in neuroscience and mental health (Ch. Fabio Babiloni)

             Fabio Babiloni (Rome, Italy) - Brain computer interfaces for the industrial application of cognitive neuroscience

             Arianna Trettel (Rome, Italy) - Simusafe: an EU project for the simulation of safer transport

             Alexander J. Graur (Hong Kong, China) - Music Integrative NeuroTherapy, TM and Acupuncture

             Osvaldo Leon Bravo et al (La Habana, Cuba) - Programa de orentacion espacial assistido por Neurofeedback para la prevencion del deterioro cognitivo en el adulto

 


3) Patients’ and doctors’ psychological wellbeing (Ch. Clare Gerada)

             Clare Gerada (London, UK) - Towards a unifying theory for doctors distress

             Raffaella Rinaldi (Rome, Italy) - Doctors’ stress for prosecution for medical mistake

             S.J.Jamieson (Hong Kong, China) - Working with patient consciousness , by a medical intuitive MD


4) Psychiatry, psychophamacology and the Law: Forensics in the Courtroom (Ch. )

             Maurizio Marasco (Rome, Italy) - Stalking: forensic and psychiatric aspects based on the new italian legislation (Law nr. 38, 2009 on 23th April)

             Ribot Reyes VC, Paredes Chang N, Concepción Serradet AR - Bioética y Peritación Mental. Conflictos éticos en el peritaje psiquiátrico forense



Lunch

 
14,30 - 16,00
Special Event

Traditional Chinese Medicine in the treatment of Neurological Diseases - Ch. Jing Qi, G. Bersani

(in collaboration with the Beijing Universiy of Chinese Medicine)

             Jing Qi (Beijing, China) - The Development of Chinese Medicine in China

             Guo Rongjuan (Beijing, China) - Abnormal metabolism of mitochondrial energy in hippocampus and skeletal muscle of depressed rats and intervention effect of XPJY compound Chinese Medicine

             Zhao Yonglie (Beijing, China) - Comparative effects of traditional Chinese and Western migraine medicines in an animal model of nociceptive trigeminovascular activation

             Zhang Xuekai (Beijing, China) - Combination of Chinese Medicine and Modern Medicine Delayed Cognition Decline of Alzheimer's Disease

 



16,30 - 18,00
Parallel Sessions

Round Table (Ch. Antonio Caballero)

Neuroscience of Bipolar Spectrum

             Amaray Cabrera Muñoz

             Caissa Pérez de Alejo

             Cristina Elena González de Armas

             Yaíma López Menéndez



Symposium
5) Epileptic patients between neurology and psychiatry
(Ch. J.E. Bender del Busto)

             S. Gonzales-Pal  et al (La Habana, Cuba) - Inestabilidad de la personalidad o neuroticismo en pacientes adultos con epilepsia de La Habana

             Lilia Morales Chacon et al (La Habana, Cuba) - Application of a general linear model approach to predict long term temporal lobe epilepsy surgery outcome

             Josè Luis Hernandez Caceres (La Habana, Cuba) - Modelo de epilepsia experimental en Cuba

             Juan Enrique Bender del Busto (La Habana, Cuba) - Neurologia y Psiquiatria: un enfoque interdisciplinario

 

Round Tables
Neurosurgery at the dawn of the 21st century (Ch. Enrique de Jongh)

             a) Functional neurosurgery: interdisciplinary management (Including studies with deep brain recording electrodes in Parkinson's, Dystonia and Epilepsy) - Sergio Nelson Quintanal, Tania Cruz,Ivón Pedroso, Lili Morales, Juan Bender

             b) Malignant tastes of the Central Nervous System: multimodal management (Including Surgical treatment, use of the navigator, radiant treatment, chemotherapy and immunotherapy) - Maité Solomón, Ernesto Ardizana, Eilen Cabrera, Ivón Chong

             c) Intracranial endoscopic surgery and the base of the skull (Including Transnasal endoscopy, intraventricular endoscopy, Brain Port, Key Hole) - Enrique de Jongh, Omar López, Luis Alonso, Marlon Fernández


Poster session

 
 

Day 2
 
9,00 - 11,00
Plenary Session (2)

Frontiers in mental health (Ch. Giuseppe Bersani)

             Ornella Corazza (Hertforshire, UK) - The European study on PIED and exercise addiction

             Naomi Fineberg (Hertsfordshire, UK) - Mapping Compulsivity: Symptoms, Mechanisms and Treatment

             Donatella Marazziti (Pisa, Italy) - Brain and female brain: Venus vs Mars?

             Giuseppe Bersani (Rome, Italy) - Olfaction deficit in mental disorders: a potential interface of affective and cognitive implication

                                                           
11,30 - 13,00
Symposia

6) Psychopharmacology between treatment and state of mind (Ch. Naomi Fineberg)

             Francesco Saverio Bersani (Rome, Italy) - Telomeres and telomerase in psychiatric disorders and treatments: underlying mechanisms linking mental illness with cellular aging

             Alexia Koukopoulos et al (Rome, Italy) - Clinical relevance of the excitatory dimension during the perinatal period

             Gabriele Sani et al (Rome, Italy) - Does a Neuroprotective Effect of Lithium Exist?


7) Chronobiological models and interventions in neuroscience and mental health 
(Ch. Francesco Benedetti)

             Francesco Benedetti (Milan, Italy) - Efficacy and safety of chronotherapeutics for bipolar disorder and the multiple mechanisms of action of chronotherapeutics

             Sara Dallaspezia (Milan, Italy) - Clock genes as predictors of illness course and response to treatment

             Sara Poletti (Milan, Italy) - Neural correlates of response to chronotherapeutic

             Laura Palagini (Pisa, Italy) - Circadian distrupted sleep and emotional-motivational system dysregulation in mood disorders: a role for chronotherapy

             Alfonso Martin del Campo (Mexico City, Mexico) - Seasonality of biological variables in Mexico City


8) Novel psychoactive substances and behavioral addictions (Ch. Ornella Corazza)

             Vicknasingam Balasingam (Penang, Malaysia) - Understanding the Malaysian drug problem: Are we ready to move from a punitive to a public health approach

             Armando Piccinni (Pisa, Italy) - Food addiction, obesity and mood disorders: Results of an Italian Study

             S. Marrinan (London, UK) - HEthnobotanical hallucinogens and the pursuit of wellbeing – emerging trends in the ceremonial use of Tryptaminess

             Barbara Igdenia Leal Rivas (La Habana, Cuba) - Comorbility between alcohol and anxiety disorders in male patients



Lunch

 

14,00 - 15,30
Symposia

9) Neurobiology of mental disorders (Ch. Antonio Moreno Caballero)

             Annia Duany Navarro (La Habana, Cuba) - Hipoactive Desire Disorder and Neurohipófisis

             I. Zarragoitia Alonso (La Habana, Cuba) - La Depresión como trastorno neurobiológico. Conceptos actuales

             Segundo Mesa Castillo (La Habana, Cuba) - Direct evidence of viral infection and mitochondrial alterations in the brain of fetuses at high risk for schizophrenia

             Yanneris Parada Barroso (La Habana, Cuba) - Anomalia del cuerpo calloso sin retraso mental. Presentaciòn de un caso.

             Milagros Marot Casañas (La Habana, Cuba) - Valor de la neuroinflamación para el diagnóstico y tratamiento de la Esquizofrenia y Psicosis relacionadas


10) Neuroscience of Happiness

             Ricardo Gonzalez Menendez (La Habana, Cuba) - Drugs, the wrong way of Happiness

             Hector Perez Saad (La Habana, Cuba) - Neuropharmacology of Happiness

             Yordanka Cuza Ferrer, Nibaldo Hernandez Mesa (La Habana, Cuba) - Laugh: Physiology, Mental Health and Happiness


 

15,30 - 17,00
Round Table (Ch. Nibaldo Hernandez)
Translational Research in Mental Health. Bidirectional research from molecules to behavior

             Sergio Santana (HCQJMM, Havana, Cuba) - The molecules triggering mental disorders in obese subjects

             Luis Bell (INE, MINSAP, Havana, Cuba) - Hypoglycemia and insuline receptors in the brain. Implications for schizophrenia and dementia

             María A. Robinson (CIREN, Havana, Cuba) - Translational research in Spectrum Autism Disorders.

             Carlos Isaac Silva (UAQ, Querétaro, México) - Early autonomic responses in mental disorders

             Thalia Harmony (Institute of Neurobiology, UNAM, Juriquilla, Mexico) - Translational research in early diagnosis and treatment of perinatal brain damage



Symposium
11) Brain functioning and development
(Ch. L. Velasquez)

             Manuel Anton Lodo (La Habana, Cuba) - Complejidad cerebral y salud mental

             Anthony David (London, UK) - The neuropsychiatry of insight

             Perez Lache Nestor (La Habana, Cuba) - Neurodinamica cerebral y neuroplasticidad. Su interaccion dialectica

             Luis Velasquez (Holguin, Cuba) - Spinocerebellar ataxia type 2: from preclinical stage to early interventions

 

17,00 - 19,00
Workshop

Personal Development, mental health and human potential (Ch. Gino Yu)



Poster session


 

Day 3
 

9,00 - 10,30
Symposia


12) Developments in Alzheimer disease (Ch. Ivo Cilesi)

             Ivo Cilesi (Varese, Italy) - New frontiers of non-pharmacological therapies: Travel Therapy - Train Therapy, Doll Therapy, International Experiences and cooperation in Cuba

             Juan de J. Llibre Rodríguez (La Habana, Cuba) - Demencias y enfermedad de Alzheimer: situacion actual y desafios para las neurociencias

             Giuseppina Carrubba (Milan, Italy) - Communication with dementia: “Validation therapy”, a new approach for caregiver and health professionals

             Milagros Marot Casañas (La Habana, Cuba) - Salud mental en la enfermedad de alzheimer

             Giselle Penton-Rol (La Habana, Cuba) - Greater expectations on novel therapy for multiple sclerosis and stroke


13) Resilience and recovery in psychosocial rehabilitation (Ch. Carmen Borrego Calzadilla, A. Vaccaro)

             Carmen Borrego Calzadilla (La Habana, Cuba) - Challenges in mental health

             Ascanio Vaccaro (Milan, Italy) - Recovery full functional in Psychiatric rehabilitation

             Miriam Brito (La Habana, Cuba) - Innovative project Cuba-Italy for functional recovery of patients currently hospitalized in psychiatric hospital

             Isabel Capote (La Habana, Cuba) - From the psychiatric hospital to the Community


14) Advances in the clinical detection of women's mental disorders (Ch. Gloria Angeletti)

             Alexia Koukopoulos, Lavinia De Chiara, Gloria Angeletti, Gabriele Sani, Giovanni Manfredi (Rome, Italy) - Clinical relevance of the excitatory dimension during the perinatal period

             Edwin R. Raffi (Boston, USA) - Etiology, pathophysiology and treatment of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

             Lavinia De Chiara (Rome, Italy) - Recognition and Characterization of Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms in Post Partum Women



Coffee break


11,30 - 13,00
Plenary Sessions (3)

- Bioethics in neuroscience (Ch. J. Acosta, Domingo Perez)

             Renè Zamora Marin (La Habana, Cuba) - The concept of Moral Responsibility and the Neuro-Mediators: "Sciences have the word"

             Domingo Perez (La Habana, Cuba) - Neuroethics: a new ethic for Neuroscience?

             Rolando Rogés Machado (La Habana, Cuba) - La materia sentiente, el libre albedrío y la persona humana desde las diferentes visiones contemporáneas

             José Ramón Acosta Sariego (La Habana, Cuba) - Artificial intelligence, singularity and trans-post humanism

             Olivia Teresa Gonzalez Gay (La Habana, Cuba) - Aplicacion de principios eticosy  bioeticos en el mantenimiento de una colonia de Primates No Humanos

             Maria del Carmen Vizcaino Alonso (La Habana, Cuba) - Dilemas eticoscon las nuevas tecnologias en la asistencia a problematicas sexologicas



13,00
Closing ceremony


Poster presentations

             Niurka Chang Parede - Calidad de vita en personas condiagnostico de demencia en el policlinico Puentes grandes

             S.G. Llinás MS, A. Caballero MD PhD, R.Valdés PhD - Platelet Serotonin Concentration and Clinical Status in Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome, Preliminary Results

             Mosquera R, Torres R, González E, Reigosa V - Written Word Processing as Predictor of Spanish Reading Proficiency: A Longitudinal Study

             Castro D, Amor V, Gómez DM, Dartnell P - Contribution of Working Memory Components to Efficiency in Simple Arithmetic During School Age

             Rogers G, Tracy D, Rowe S - Understanding the experiences and perceptions of mentally disordered offenders who have used NPS. A qualitative study exploring the relationship between NPS use, mental health, offending behaviour and personality traits.

             Jáuregui MC - Mitología, arte y psiquiatría

             Jáuregui MC - El amor y el origen de lo que sentimos

             Hajkova K, Jurasek B, Nemeskalova A, Sykora D, Palenicek T, Kuchar M - Deschlorketamine - a street market substituent of ketamine

             Jurasek B, Hajkova K, Maryska M, Palenicek T, Kuchar M - Synthesis of methoxetamine metabolites including deuterium-labeled analogue and pharmacological evaluation thereof

             Manuel Correa Jáuregui, Olga Lina Sariol Ávila - El amor por dentro. Bases neurofisiológicas

             S. Magari, M. Arneodo - Cinema as an opportunity of relationship for persons with intellective disability

             M.A.Vargas Quesada (La Habana, Cuba) - Depresion y enfermedades medicas. Por què se deprimen los pacientes en un Servicio de medicina?

             Mandour R.A., Hazem M. - Drug and Substance Abuse in Refractory Epilepsy

             Prendes Rivero N., Amador Vazquez A., Baez Toledo B., Robinson Agramonte M. A., Hernandez Mesa N. - Neural plasticity in mild cognitive impairment and Azheimer´s disease

             Pedroso I., Pérez L., Casabona E., García M., Ricardo Y., Padron A., Amaro D. - Evolución de los síntomas neuropsiquiátricos en pacientes con enfermedad de Parkinson sometidos a tratamiento con neuroEPO. Efecto Placebo

             Laura Alacán Ricardo, Naybí Prendes Rivero, Yordanka Cuza Ferrer, Rubén Periche Real, Trinidad Virues, María A. Robinson Agramonte, Raul Mendoza Quiñones, Nibaldo Hernández Mesa. - Meditation – Mental Health - Neuroscience

             Castro-Laguardia A. M., Lage-Castellanos A., Olivares E.I., Pérez-Hidalgo J., Jaén J., Iglesias J., Valdés-Sosa P., Bobes M.A. - Elicited neural activity for familiar and unfamiliar faces: ERP source analysis guided by fMRI

             González J.E., Alfonso M., Grass D., Pedroso I., Morales C.L. - Trastornos del sueño en la enfermedad de Parkinson

             Peñalver Guia J.J., Llibre Guerra A., Rodríguez Salgado M. - Normalización de la Batería Neuropsicológica Bedside para la evaluación de las funciones ejecutivas en adultos mayores de 60 años o más.

             Segundo Mesa Castillo - Direct evidence of viral infection and mitochondrial alterations in the brain of fetuses at high risk for schizophrenia

 

Abstract submission

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Poster presentation format:

The size of the panels or poster boards are as follows: 120/150 cm, they can be used on both sides.

Instructions for abstract submissions

Deadline for abstract submission extended until 30th September 2017

Each abstract should follow the guidelines below:

  • Title
  • Author names
  • Institution
  • Email address of first author (normally the presenting author)
  • A maximum of 250 words
  • Subsections required for research abstracts (Introduction, Methods, Results, Conclusions).
  • Indication of preferred mode of delivery (Oral/Poster/No preference)

The space available for oral papers is quite limited. If you wish to present an oral paper please register early, and submit your abstract as soon as possible.

Below is the required format for abstract submission. Use Times New Roman in 12 point and 1.5 spacing, with the title underlined. The conference language will be English.


Oral papers should be 15 minutes in total (12 minutes, plus 3 minutes for questions).

Registration

Registration fee: 200,00 euro (100,00 euro for students, 80,00 euro for accompanying person). The registration includes participation at the scientific sessions, materials, certificate of attendance, welcome cocktail and lunches/coffee breaks.


Euro 200,00


Euro 100,00


Euro 80,00


Variable amount

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VENUE

The conference will be held at the Havana International Conference Center (Hotel Palco, Palacio de Las Convenciones, La Habana, Cuba).