Plenary Lectures

Eric R. Kandel

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, USA

TITLE: The Biology of Memory and Age-Related Memory Loss

Lucio Annunziato

School of Medicine, University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy

TITLE: Sodium Calcium Exchanger in the Brain: A Growing Spectrum of Pathophysiological Implications

Emiliana Borrelli

University of California, Irvine

TITLE: Dopamine regulated activation of striatal circuits

Laura Cancedda

IIT Central Research Laboratories, Genoa

TITLE: Treating neurodevelopmental disorders: challenges, issues, problems, concerns, difficulties, harms, worries, doubts, but we need to start from somewhere

Eero Castrén

Neuroscience Center, HiLIFE, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

TITLE: Neurotrophic factors and neuronal plasticity: Mechanisms and translation

Takao Hensch

Center for Brain Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA

TITLE: Shaping Neural Circuits by Early Experience

Dimitri M. Kullmann

UCL Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK

TITLE: Seizure mechanisms and gene therapy for focal epilepsy

Adriana Maggi

Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Milano, Italy

TITLE: Brain Sexual dimorphism: a question of sex or gender?

Miguel Ângelo Laporta Nicolelis

Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA

TITLE: Brain-machine interfaces: from basic science to neurological rehabilitation

Michal Schwartz

Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

TITLE: Immunotherapy targeting the systemic immune e system to combat Alzheimer’s disease and age-related dementia