12th AMN Congress 2014

November 14, 2014

Date:
November 14, 2014
Time schedule
See the program below
Location:
Dubai | United Arab Emirates

Speakers

Scientific Program

09:20– 09:30 WELCOME ADDRESS: Dafin Muresanu (Romania), Wai Poon (Hong Kong), Volker Hömberg (Germany), Suhail Abdulla Al-Rukn (UAE)
Session 1 Chairpersons: Klaus von Wild (Germany), Volker Hömberg (Germany), A.V. Ciurea (Romania)
09:30 – 10:00 Dafin F. Muresanu (Romania) | Advances in brain protection and recovery in traumatic brain injury
10:00– 10:30 Wai Poon (Hong Kong) | Surgical treatment for intracerebral haematoma: where we are after STICH I&II and in the era of minimally invasive surgery
10:30 – 11:20 DEBATE SESSION | Chairpersons: Pieter Vos (Netherlands), Ignacio Previgliano (Argentina)

PRO: ICU-Management of Traumatic Brain Injury • Therapeutic Coma: Pro | Jan-Peter Jantzen (Germany)
CONS: Therapeutic coma in traumatic severe head injury: Cons | Andreas Schwartz (Germany)
COMMENT | Volker Hömberg (Germany)
11:20 – 11:30 Discussions
11:30– 11:50 Coffee Break
Session 2 Chairpersons: Kevin Wang (USA), Christian Matula (Austria)
11:50 – 12:10 Pieter Vos (Netherlands) | Traumatic brain injury impact of depression and posttraumatic stress disorder on
outcome and quality of life
12:10– 12:30 Anton Alvarez (Spain) | Cognitive deficits and the risk of dementia after traumatic brain injury
12:30 – 12:50 Ignacio Previgliano (Argentina) | Transcranial Doppler in traumatic brain injury:
From de emergency room to rehabilitation
12:50 – 13:10 Nicole von Steinbüchel (Germany) | Outcome in persons after mild traumatic brain injury
13:10 – 13:20 Discussions
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch
Session 3 Chairpersons: Nicole von Steinbüchel (Germany), Anton Alvarez (Spain)
14:30 – 14:50 Johannes Vester (Germany) | The multidimensional approach in clinical neuroscience research -
advances and challenges
14:50 – 15:10 Kevin Wang (USA) | Recent advances in acute and chronic TBI biomarker research
15:10 – 15:30 Dorel Sandesc (Romania) | What is death? From brain death concept to organ transplantation
15:30 – 15:50 Christian Matula (Austria) |The CAPTAIN GCS training tool - or how to decrease inter-rater variability in a multicenter,
multinational TBI trial
15:50 – 16:00 Discussions
Session 4 Chairpersons: Wise Young (USA), Wai Poon (Hong Kong)
16:00 – 16:20 Russell Andrews (USA) | Disaster response: an opportunity to improve global healthcare in the 21st century
16:20 – 16:40 Karin Diserens (Switzerland) | Disorders of consciousness in early neurorehabilitation
16:40 – 17:00 Gelu Onose (Romania) | Our experience on neuroprotection – with the use of some main related molecules –
in patients with subacute/ subchronic conditions following severe central nervous system lesions
17:00 – 17:10 Discussions
17:10– 17:30 Coffee Break
Session 5 Chairpersons: Russell Andrews (USA), Karin Diserens (Switzerland)
17:30 – 17:50 Johann Sellner (Austria) | Strategies to improve the outcome of spinal cord ischemia
17:50 – 18:10 Wise Young (USA) | Umbilical cord blood mononuclear cell therapy of chronic complete spinal cord injury
18:10 – 18:30 Volker Hömberg (Germany) | The future of scientific meetings: what new formats do we need?
18:30 – 18:40 Discussions
18:40 – 18:50 Closing remarks
18:50 – 19:50 AMN Board Meeting

AMN 2014
in numbers

14 November, 2014
18 speakers
5 Sessions
1 Debate Session

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