Scientific Program

The main topics of the 5th SFCNS Summer School 2024 are:

  • Brain Health & Dementia
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Neuroimmunology

Friday, August 23, 2024

09:00-09:15 Welcome
Marcel Arnold, Bern | Roland Wiest, Bern
09:15-10:45 Brain Health & Dementia | Session 1
Chair: Bogdan Draganski, Lausanne
09:15-09:45 Swiss Brain Health Plan
Claudio Bassetti, Bern
09:45-10:15 Spectrum / differential diagnosis of dementia
Lukas Sveikata, Geneva
10:15-10:45 Psychiatric co-morbidities of dementia
Paul Unschuld, Geneva
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-12:45 Brain Health & Dementia | Session 2
Chair: Bogdan Draganski, Lausanne
11:15-11:45 New therapies today and tomorrow
Giovanni Frisoni, Geneva
11:45-12:15 Blood and imaging biomarkers
Valentina Garibotto, Geneva
12:15-12:45 Cognitive decline in children and young adults
Andrea Rüegger, Zurich
12:45-13:45 Lunch Break
13:45-15:15 Neuro-oncology | Session 1
Chair: Roland Wiest, Bern
13:45-14:15 Challenging cases
Angelika Hoffmann, Bern | Roland Wiest, Bern
14:15-14:45 Pathology on oncology in children and adults
Kristof Levente Egervari, Geneva
14:45-15:15 Clinical symptoms in children and adults
Speaker tbd
15:15-15:45 Coffee Break
15:45-16:05 YouCliN Award Ceremony
16:05-17:35 Neuro-oncology | Session 2
Chair: Roland Wiest, Bern
16:05-16:35 Diagnostic imaging and biomarkers
Speaker tbd
16:35-17:05 Neurosurgery
Michel Röthlisberger, Basel
17:05-17:35 Systemic and radiological therapy
Speaker tbd
17:35-18:15 Apéro

 

Saturday, August 24, 2024

09:15-11:00 Neuroimmunology | Session 1
Chair: Emanuele Pravatà, Lugano
09:15-09:45 Pathophysiology of MS - The role of EBV
Speaker tbd
09:45-10:15 Multiple sclerosis and related disorders - Emerging diagnostic and prognostic imaging biomarkers in adults and children
Cristina Granziera, Basel
10:15-10:45 Chronic fatigue in multiple sclerosis and related disorders
Gianna Carla Riccitelli, Lugano
10:45-11:00 Challenging case
Emanuele Pravatà, Lugano
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:45 Neuroimmunology | Session 2
Chair: Emanuele Pravatà, Lugano
11:30-12:00 Neuropsychiatric manifestations of autoimmune encephalitis
Robert Höpner, Bern
12:00-12:30 Imaging manifestations of autoimmune encephalitis
Felix Tobias Kurz, Geneva
12:30-12:45 Challenging case
Felix Tobias Kurz, Geneva
12:45-13:00 Conclusion
Marcel Arnold, Bern | Roland Wiest, Bern

 

(Status: April 18, 2024)