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Program & Registration

Registration for the 2023 event is closed.

Venue: LUX Lecture Hall, Helgonavägen 3, Lund

Thursday May 4th, 2023

09.00-09.10        Introduction by Martin Garwicz

09.10-09.50        Vania Broccoli
CNR - National Research Council, Institute of Neuroscience, Milan, Italy
Title: Reversibility in time and space of epileptic symptoms in Dravet syndrome
Chair: Christine Ekdahl Clementson

09.50-10.10        Break
10.10-10.50        Annalisa Buffo
Department of Neuroscience of the University of Turin, Italy
Title: Glia precursor cells heterogeneity and risk for disease
Chair: Daniella Rylander Ottosson
10.50-11.30        Lynette Lim
KU Leuven, Department of Neurosciences, Belgium
Title: Cortical inhibitory neurons exhibit cell-type specific maturation programmes
Chair: Malin Parmar
11.30-13.00        Lunch break (light lunch provided for registered participants at 11.30)

13.00-14.30        Oral presentations
Chair: Christine Ekdahl Clementson & Åsa Petersén

13.00-13.10: Edoardo Sozzi
Developmental and Regenerative Neurobiology, Lund Stem Cell Center, Department of Experimental Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University
Co-graft of dopamine progenitors and supporting cells to enhance cell-based therapy for Parkinson´s Disease 

13.15-13.25: Andreas Bruzelius 
Regenerative Neurophysiology, Lund Stem Cell Center, Department of Experimental Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University
A Three-dimensional Co-culture Model to Generate Human Subtype Specific Interneurons

13.30-13.40: Chang Li
Basal ganglia pathophysiology unit, Dept. Experimental Medical Science, Lund University
Time course of striatal dendritic regression upon dopaminergic denervation

13.45-13.55: Ugne Dubonyte
Department of Neuroscience and Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Medicine (reNEW), University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Modelling schizophrenia networks in hESC-derived interneurons

14.00-14.10: Raquel Garza
Molecular Neurogenetics, Department of Experimental Medical Science, Wallenberg Neuroscience Center and Lund Stem Cell Center, BMC A11, Lund University
L1 retrotransposons drive human neuronal transcriptome complexity and functional diversification

14.15-14.25: Tekla Kylkilahti
Glia-Immune Interactions, Lund University
Cerebrospinal fluid pathways are perturbed in ageing and prodromal Alzheimer’s disease


14.30-15.10      Joanna Wardlaw
The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Title: Evolving insights in cerebral small vessel disease
Chair: Bo Norrving

15.15-15.50       Reception, mingle with refreshments 

Announcement of awards for Best Oral Presentations
Christine Ekdahl Clementson & Åsa Petersén

Announcement of grants awarded by the Segerfalk Foundation
Martin Garwicz

16.00-17.00        SEGERFALK LECTURE 2023

Diploma awarded by Ingrid Agartz, Segerfalkstiftelsen

Anil Seth
The University of Sussex, United Kingdom
Title: Computational neurophenomenology: Addressing the real problem of consciousness

Chair: Martin Garwicz

Organizing committee: Anders Björklund, Christine Ekdahl Clementson, Martin Garwicz, Måns Magnusson, Bo Norrving, Malin Parmar, Åsa Petersén, Oskar Hansson, Maria Compagno Strandberg, Daniella Rylander Ottosson, Andreas Heuer, Merab Kokaia and Paulina Pettersson (co-ordinator).


Neuroscience Day is sponsored by the Segerfalkstiftelsen.