Brain Stimulation and Imaging Meeting


Friday June 23, 2017

7:00 AM
Registration

8: 00 AM
Vince Clark, Psychology Clinical Neuroscience Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
INTRODUCTION TO THE MEETING

8: 30 AM
Jamie Tyler, Associate Professor in the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
TITLE: ULTRASONIC NEUROMODULATION:  A HIGH-RESOLUTION PROBE FOR INTERROGATING (OR MAPPING) NEURAL CIRCUITS

9: 00 AM
Jay Sanguinetti, Research Associate Professor, University of New Mexico, Postdoctoral Fellow, Army Research Laboratory, Associate Director, Center for Consciousness Studies, USA
TITLE: STUDIES OF TRANSCRANIAL ULTRASOUND ON COGNITION, MOOD AND FUNCTIONAL CONNECTIVITY

ORAL SESSION: ELECTRICAL STIMULATION

9: 30 AM
Easwara Moorthy Essaki Arumugam, Scientist, Electrical Geodesics, Inc., Eugene, OR, USA
TITLE: IN-VIVO ESTIMATION OF SCALP AND SKULL CONDUCTIVITY USING BEIT FOR NON-INVASIVE NEUROIMAGING AND STIMULATION

9: 45 AM
Aaron P. Jones, Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
TITLE: EFFECTS OF CLOSED-LOOP TACS STRENGTH DURING SLOW-WAVE SLEEP ON LEARNING IN AN OBJECT DETECTION TASK

10: 00 AM
Omid Abbasi, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience and Medical Psychology, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany
TITLE: REJECTING TACS ARTIFACTS FROM MEG DATA USING ICA AND MUTUAL INFORMATION  

10: 15 AM
Rustin Berlow, American Brain Stimulation Clinic, San Diego & Orange County, California, USA
TITLE: CLOSED-LOOP BRAIN STIMULATION:  HAS IT ARRIVED? 

10: 30 AM
BREAK

ORAL SESSION: MAGNETIC STIMULATION

10:45 AM
Jason L. Neva, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
TITLE: TRANSCALLOSAL INHIBITION ELICITED FROM NON-PRIMARY MOTOR AREAS IN HEALTHY INDIVIDUALS AND CHRONIC STROKE

11: 00 AM
Debby Klooster,  Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
TITLE: CAN WE USE DIFFUSION MRI DATA TO OBTAIN THE OPTIMAL DLPFC STIMULATION POSITION FOR TREATMENT OF MAJOR DEPRESSION?

11: 15 AM
Charles J. Lynch, Georgetown University Washington DC USA
TITLE: ASSESSING THE FUNCTIONAL AND COGNITIVE SIGNIFICANCE OF INDIVIDUAL-SPECIFIC CORTICAL HUBS USING CONTINUOUS THETA-BURST STIMULATION

11: 30 AM
Moritz Dannhauer,  Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
TITLE: OPTIMIZING LOCATION AND ORIENTATION OF SINGLE-COIL TMS BASED ON REALISTIC HEAD MODELING

11: 45 AM
LUNCH & POSTERS

1: 15 PM
Alexander Optiz, Post-doctoral fellow, Center for the Developing Brain at the Child Mind Institute, NY, NY, USA
TITLE: TOWARDS RELIABLE TRANSCRANIAL ELECTRIC STIMULATION

1: 45 PM
Bruce Luber, Staff Scientist, National Institutes of Mental Health, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
TITLE: COGNITIVE ENHANCEMENT USING TMS:  RECENT WORK IN VISUAL SEARCH, VISUAL DISCRIMINATION, AND VISUAL WORKING MEMORY

2: 15 PM
BREAK

2: 30 PM
Min-Fang Kuo, Senior Research Fellow, Research Group Neuromodulation, Leibniz Research Center for Working Environment and Human Factors, Dortmund, Germany
TITLE: DOPAMINERGIC MODULATION OF NEUROPLASTICITY AND COGNITION

3: 00 PM
Giulio Ruffini, CEO, Neuroelectrics, Barcelona, Spain
TITLE: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR RESEARCH USING MULTICHANNEL TCS

3: 30 PM
BREAK

3: 45 PM
John George, Deputy Group Leader, Applied Modern Physics Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA
TITLE: TECHNOLOGIES FOR FOCUSING ULTRASOUND INSIDE THE SKULL

4: 15 PM
Doris J. Doudet, Professor of Medicine/Neurology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
TITLE: WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM NEUROIMAGING STUDIES OF BRAIN STIMULATION PARADIGMS IN LARGE ANIMAL MODELS?

4: 45 PM
Wrap up

5: 00 PM
End of Day 1



Saturday June 24, 2017


8:00 AM
Day 2 Registration

8:15 AM
Vince Clark
INTRODUCTION TO DAY 2

8:30 AM
Fidel Vila-Rodriguez, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
TITLE: CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF TDCS


9:00 AM
Christoph Michel, Professor of Neuroscience, Departments of Basic and Clinical Neurosciences, Medical Faculty of the University of Geneva and Core Director of the Biomedical Imaging Center (CIBM), Lausanne-Geneva, Campus Biotech, Geneva, Switzerland
TITLE: MAPPING WHOLE-BRAIN NETWORK DYNAMICS WITH HIGH-DENSITY EEG IN HUMANS AND MICE: A TOOL TO IDENTIFY BRAIN STIMULATION TARGETS

9:30 AM
Charlotte Stagg, Wellcome Trust / Royal Society Sir Henry Dale Fellow and Associate Professor, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Senior Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, UK
TITLE: TOWARDS CAUSALITY: COMBINING NON-INVASIVE BRAIN STIMULATION AND NEUROIMAGING TO UNDERSTAND NEUROPLASTICITY

10:00 AM
BREAK

10:15 AM
Michael Nitsche, Scientific Director, Dept. Psychology and Neurosciences, Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors, Dortmund, Germany
TITLE: NEWS ABOUT TDCS

10:45 AM
Don Tucker, Professor of Psychology, University of Oregon and CEO, Electrical GEODESICS, INC., EUGENE, OR, USA
TITLE: ACUTE SUPPRESSION OF EPILEPTIFORM DISCHARGES WITH GEODESIC TRANSCRANIAL ELECTRICAL NEUROMODULATION (GTEN)

11:15 AM
LUNCH

ORAL SESSION:  OTHER AND MULTIMODAL

12:30 PM
Lena Trebaul,  Grenoble Institute of Neuroscience, Grenoble Alpes University, Grenoble, France
TITLE: CONNECTIVITY MAPPING WITH DIRECT CORTICAL ELECTRICAL STIMULATIONS RESPONSES INDUCED IN EPILEPTIC PATIENTS

12:45 PM
Wei Wu, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94035, USA
TITLE: TMS-EEG BIOMARKERS FOR COMBAT-RELATED PTSD

1:00 PM
Joan A. Camprodon,  Department of Psychiatry and Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. USA.
TITLE: MECHANISMS AND PREDICTORS OF ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY (ECT) ANTI-SUICIDAL PROPERTIES

1:15 PM
Mayank Jog, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
TITLE: EVALUATION OF A NOVEL MRI TECHNIQUE FOR MAPPING IN VIVO CURRENTS AND HEMODYNAMIC CHANGES DURING TDCS

1:30 PM
BREAK

1:45 PM
Lucas Parra, Herbert Kayser Professor of Biomedical Engineering, The City College of the City University of New York Center for Discovery and Innovation, New York, NY, USA
TITLE: CELLULAR MECHANISMS OF TRANSCRANIAL ELECTRICAL STIMULATION

2:15 PM
Marom Bikson, Cattell Professor of Biomedical Engineering at The City College of New York (CCNY) of the City University of New York (CUNY) and co-Director of the Neural Engineering Group at the New York Center for Biomedical Engineering
TITLE: THE PROBLEM WITH CONCURRENT EEG AND TDCS

2:45 PM

Vince Clark

CLOSING REMARKS

3:00 PM End of Meeting