Programme-ICN2019

2019 PCS 3rd International Conference of Neuroscience (ICN-2019)

2019 PCS 5th Global Pain Conference (GPC-2019)

Theme: Stimulating Innovation to Improve Quality Life
Time: 15-16 November, 2019   Place: Athens, Greece


Registration Day (14 - 16 November, 2019) 
Place: Lobby of Conference Hotel

14 November, 2019
14:00-20:00
Half day registration
15 November, 2019
08:30-18:00
Full day registration
16 November, 2019
08:30-12:00
Half day registration

Conference Programme
Day One: 15 November, 2019 (Friday)

08:45-08:55 Group Photo (All Delegates and Speakers)
09:00-09:15 Opening Ceremony
Place: Myrina, Mezzanine Floor, Stratos Vassilikos Hotel

Scientific Programme

Day One: 15 November, 2019 (Friday)

Keynote Forum and Plenary
Time: 09:15-12:05 (Morning), 15 November, 2019 (Saturday)
Place: Myrina, Mezzanine Floor, Stratos Vassilikos Hotel
09:15-09:25 Session Introduction 
Session Chair: Dr. John C Chiu, Director of Neurospine Surgery Department, President of California Spine Institute, USA
Session Co-chair: Dr. Thomas J. Webster, Art Zafiropoulo Chair, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University, USA
09:25-09:55 Title: Improving Brain Function with Nanotechnology
Dr. Thomas J. Webster, Art Zafiropoulo Chair, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University, USA (GPC)
09:55-10:25 Title: The Development of Sanbo Brain Hospital, Capital Medical University
Dr. Baoguo Wang, Vice President and Professor, Sanbo Brain Hospital, Capital Medical University, China (GPC)
10:25-10:55 Title: Evolving Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery: A Surgeon’s Perspective on Technological Conversions and Digital OR Systems
Dr. John C Chiu, Director, Neuro Spinal Surgery Department California Spine Institute, USA (GPC)
10:55-11:10 Coffee Break
11:10-11:40 Title: Psychopathology: A Pain of the Soul
Dr. Massimo Cocchi, Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy (ICN)
11:40-12:10 Title: Can we End Cancer Pain? Cancer Pain should be Treated in Another Way
Dr. Fan Su, Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology, Affiliated Hospital, Shandong Medical University of TCM, China (GPC)
12:30-13:30 Lunch

PCS 5th Global Pain Conference-2019
Track 1: Basic Research and Clinical Strategies 
Time: 13:30-14:40 (Afternoon), 15 November, 2019 (Saturday)
Place: Myrina, Mezzanine Floor, Stratos Vassilikos Hotel
13:30-13:40 Session Introduction 
Session Chair: Dr. Panteleimon Giannakopoulos, Professor, Division of Institutional Measures, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
Session Co-chair: Dr. Amballur David John, Director of Student Education, Assistant Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, USA
13:40-14:00 Title: Gamma Neural Oscillation During the Chronification of Pain
Dr. Jing Wang, Associated Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Capital Medical University, China
14:00-14:20 Title: Hyperuricemia is Associated with Intermittent Hand Joint Pain in Elderly Females
Dr. Helgi Jonsson, Professor of Rheumatology, Landspitalinn University Hospital, University of Iceland, Iceland
14:20-14:40 Title: Virtual Reality and its Evolving Role in Pain Attenuation
Dr. Janey Phelps, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, USA

PCS 3rd International Conference of Neuroscience -2019
Track 1: Neuroscience and Research Innovation  
Time: 14:40-17:50 (Afternoon), 15 November, 2019 (Saturday)
Place: Myrina, Mezzanine Floor, Stratos Vassilikos Hotel

Session Chair: Dr. Panteleimon Giannakopoulos, Professor, Division of Institutional Measures, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
Session Co-chair: Dr. Amballur David John, Director of Student Education, Assistant Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, USA
14:40-15:00 Title: Targeting Oxidative Stress in Multiple Sclerosis: From Basic Research to Clinical Implications
Dr. Eugenia Yiannakopoulou, Academic Teacher, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, University of West Attica, Greece
15:00-15:20 Title: Harnessing Phytochemicals to Protect the Brain
Dr. Anat Elmann, Researcher, Department of Food Science, Agricultural Research Organization, Israel
15:20-15:40 Title: Adrenergic Modulation of the Neuromuscular Defects
Dr. Bukharaeva Ellya, Doctor of Sciences, Leading Researcher, Laboratory of biophysics of synaptic processes, Kazan Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Federal Research Center "Kazan Scientific Center of Russian Academia of Sciences", Russia
15:40-16:00
Title: The Role of Glutamate Dehydrogenase Activity in Development of Neurodegenerative Disorders
Dr. Matej Kravos, FAMNIT, University of Primorska, Sloveni
16:00-16:10
Coffee Break
16:10-16:30 Title: Determinants of Brain Integrity in Old Age: Lessons from Alzheimer Disease
Dr. Panteleimon Giannakopoulos, Professor, Division of Institutional Measures, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
16:30-16:50 Title: The Neuroscience of Mindfulness: Behavioural and EEG Markers of Attentional Control in Experienced Meditators
Dr. Leigh Riby, Associate Professor Neuropsychology, Department of Psychology, Northumbria University, UK
16:50-17:10 Title: Pain Control in the Postoperative Setting
Dr. Amballur David John, Director of Student Education, Assistant Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, USA
17:10-17:30 Title: Ultrastructural Heterogeneity of Human Layer 4 Excitatory Synaptic Boutons in the Adult Temporal lobe Neocortex
Dr. Rachida Yakoubi, Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM-10), Research Centre Jülich, Germany
17:30-17:50 Title: Photothrombotic Ischemic Model on the Lateral Surface of Brain in the Rat
Dr. Hyo Joon Kim, Neurosurgery Department, Presbyterian Medical Center, Korea
19:30 Welcome Banquet

PCS 5th Global Pain Conference-2019
Track 2: Challenges of Pain Management
Time: 09:00-10:10 (Morning), 16 November, 2019 (Sunday)
Place: Aegean, Mezzanine Floor, Stratos Vassilikos Hote
09:00-09:10
Session Introduction 
Session Chair: Chair: Dr. A. Sassan Sabouri, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Session Co-chair: Available
09:10-09:30 Title: Paraspinal Fascia Plane Blocks: Anatomy, Approaches and Clinical Efficacy
Dr. A. Sassan Sabouri, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
09:30-09:50
Title: The Effect of Exercise in the Treatment of Chronic Pain
Dr. Eugenia Yiannakopoulou, Academic Teacher, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, University of West Attica, Greece
09:50-10:10 Title: Opioid Free / Opioid Sparing Anesthesia
Dr. Christian Bohringer, Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, USA
10:10-10:20 Coffee Break

PCS 3rd International Conference of Neuroscience -2019
Track 2: Managerial Strategies and Clinical Treatment
Time: 10:20-11:00 (Morning), 16 November, 2019 (Sunday)
Place: Aegean, Mezzanine Floor, Stratos Vassilikos Hotel

Session Chair: Chair: Dr. A. Sassan Sabouri, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Session Co-chair: Available
10:20-10:40 Title: Achieving New Treatment Goals in Multiple Sclerosis
Dr. Sygkliti-Henrietta Pelidou, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Ioannina University, Greece
10:40-11:00 Title: Advances in the Management of Multiple Sclerosis
Dr. Andreadou Elisabeth, Assistant Professor of Neurology, 1st Department of Neurology, Eginition Hospital, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University, Greece
12:40-13:30 Lunch

Day 2: Afternoon, 16 November, 2019 (Saturday)
Half Day Tour to Acropolis of Athens