Neuro-SysMed Junior Scientist Symposium 31st of May 2024

Welcome to NEUROSYSM910, the Neuro-SysMed Junior Scientist Symposia!

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Explore new frontiers with the young Neuro-SysMed researchers in this excellent arena to obtain valuable skills in presentation techniques, engage in scientific discussions and take advantage of peer reviews and comments. Learn about current research within MS, Parkinson’s disease, dementia and ALS! Senior researchers are also welcome. Lunch is included.

Place: Auditorium 4, BB building (campus Haukeland University Hospital)

Time: Friday May 31, 2024 at 09.00-13.00

Registration: through this link.

Chairs: Sepideh Mostafavi and Eirik Solheim. Shamundeeswari Anandan is academic responsible for the symposium series.

Lecture language: English


09:00 – 09:10Welcome and introduction
09:10 – 10:10“Complex I deficiency stratifies idiopathic Parkinson’s disease” by Irene Flønes, from the Parkinson’s disease group - NSM, UiB
10:10 – 10:30Coffee break
10:30 – 10:55"A dynamic systems approach to digital phenotyping in dementia and PD" by Monica Patrascu, from the Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS), UiB
10:55 – 11:20“Unbiased molecular stratification of PD” by Synne Geithus, from the Parkinson’s disease group - NSM, UiB
11:20 – 12:00Lunch
12:00 – 12:25"Deciphering MS pathophysiology. The role of blood patelets and circulating exosomes” by Karina Maciak, from the University of Lodz, Poland
12:25 – 12:50"GDF-15 as a potential stratification biomarker for mitochondrial dysfunction in idiopathic PD" by Simon Kverneng, from the Parkinson’s disease group - NSM, UiB
12:50 – 13:00Concluding remarks