The EuroSciCon will be organizing the Neurology 2018 which is going to be held from July 12-13, 2018 in Paris, France focusing on current and future advancements in Neurology. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Expanding horizons in Neurosciences: New approaches to Brain Activation”, which will provide an international platform for discussion and sharing of novel ideas for present and future expansions in various fields of neurology such as Neuroimmunology, Neurological disorders, Neuro Oncology, Neuroimaging, Cognitive neuroscience and expertise meeting. World-leading health practitioners, clinicians, educators and researchers will present cutting-edge and practical clinical techniques based upon widely accepted evidence and will introduce new and innovative research.
Neurology 2018 includes international attendee workshops, lectures and symposia, including a designated registration area, a refreshment break and gala lunch. Neurology educators can join the EuroSciCon as an international member to receive discounts on registration. So, come and join leading experts and allied professionals from July 12-13, 2018 in Paris, France to keep up with the rapidly accelerating pace of change that is already having an impact in the field of Neurology and will continue in the future too.
About Paris, France
Paris, the city of light, is the capital of most populous city of France. It is a major European city and a global center for art, fashion, culture and gastronomy. Paris, also has many art museums and historical buildings of which the Louvre museum was the second most visited museum in 2016. The Seine river divides the city into Rive Gauche on the south and the Rive Droite on the north banks of the river. Apart from this, the Eiffel Tower is the most famous landmark in Paris named after Eiffel and was built during the French Revolution. Notre-Dame de Paris which means "Our Lady of Paris" is a medieval Catholic cathedral in Paris. It is among the largest church buildings in the world.
National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM) is the national institute of Health and Medical research in Paris which also has Neurology unit apart from various other medical units.
Sessions & Tracks
Neurology can be defined as the study of nervous system as well as diseases related with the central nervous system including brain and spinal cord. The Central Nervous System controls the coordination activities of the body. Neurology also includes treatment and diagnosis of the diseases caused to the nervous system. Vascular neurology is the one that deals with the evaluation and treatment of diseases that directly affect the structure of the blood vessels supplying the brain and thus directly affecting the function as well.
- General Neurology
- Central Nervous System
- Vascular Neurology
- Cerebrovascular Diseases
- Sports Neurology
- Neuro Medicines
Neuro Immunobiology is the field that combines both neurology as well as immunology. It contributes in the development of new pharmacological treatments for various neurological conditions or disorders related to health. There are various neuro immunological diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis, Neuromyelitis optica, Transverse myelitis, out of which Multiple Sclerosis is the most common and causes inflammation of the CNS.
- Neuroimmune System
- Neuro - endocrine Networks
- Neuro Immunological Disorders
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Neuro-immune Interactions
Neurological disorders are the type of disorders that are caused due to improper functioning of brain and spinal cord and the connecting nerves. Neurological disorders are generally the brain diseases. Some common neurological disorders include Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Stroke, epilepsy and head trauma. Neonatal neurology deals with treatment of newly born infants with brain defects. Thus, the treatment shows to be protective for the infants.
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Neonatal Neurology
- Neonatal Encephalopathy
- Brain Injury
- Neuromuscular Diseases
Cognitive neuroscience deals with the study of various biological processes and the underlying aspects of which include cognition, specifically focusing the neural networks in the brain which are involved in the various mental processes. Cognitive disorders greatly affect the learning, problem solving, perception and memory of a person. Dementia which is described as a mental ability disorder involves gradual loss in thinking ability and remembering ability.
- Frontotemporal Dementia
- Lewy body Dementia
- Vascular Dementia
- Cognitive Disorders
- Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy
- Behavioral Neurology
Neuro Oncology involves the study of brain and spinal cord impairment which may include life threatening and dangerous tumors, specially of brain. Cancer spreads the nervous system by metastasis or can directly invade the nervous system. The commonly used treatments for brain tumors include radiotherapy, chemotherapy and neurosurgical interventions. Brain metastasis is of greater challenge for the researchers dealing in this field.
- Tumors of the Central Nervous System
- Brain Metastasis
- Skull Metastasis
- Treatments involved in Brain Tumors
- Radiation Oncology
- Advancements in Neuro Oncology
- Extrapyramidal Diseases
Neurological infections are those infections in which the nervous system gets infected. Neurological infection may include infections caused due to viruses such as Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease which is a fatal neurodegenerative disease. Chronic meningitis that describes the inflammation in the meninges which are the membranes of brain and the spinal cord. Chronic meningitis is the one where inflammation persists for more than 4 weeks.
- Viral Neurological Disorders
- Inflammatory Diseases caused by Neurological Infections
- Chronic Meningitis
- Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease
- Herpes Simplex Encephalitis
Neurological surgery is a type of surgery involving operative or non-operative kind of surgery to rehabilitate the functions related to the central nervous system involving brain and spinal cord. Non-operative surgery includes prevention, diagnosis and rehabilitation. The need of neurological surgery is for the pain that may occur in brain due to some neurological disorder or some pathological process that may have resulted in different functioning of the central nervous system. Pediatric neurosurgery deals in treating the children’s nervous system problem such as head and spine deformations.
- Spinal Neurosurgery
- Peripheral Nerve Surgery
- Pediatric Neurosurgery
- Epilepsy Surgery
- Brain Neurosurgery
- Advancements in Neurological Surgeries by Operations
Neurophysiology is the study of the functioning of the central nervous system which further leads to proper functioning of the body. It general involves investigating the functions related with the central and the peripheral nervous system. Neurophysiology also plays an important role towards monitoring those people who have brain defective disorders such as meningitis, strokes or for those persons who are suffering from Dementia.
- Clinical Neurophysiology
- Electrophysiological Recordings
- Role of Mathematical Biology in Neurophysiology
- Medical Aspects involved in neurophysiology
Neuroimaging involves the various techniques involved in imaging of the brain and thus helping us to know the structure function relationship of the brain. Functional imaging is also used for the diagnosis of the various metabolic diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and can be used for the cognitive physiology and neurological physiology. CT (Computed tomography) scanning is a type of Neuroimaging technique that use X-rays for imaging the brain from various angles. Techniques are emerging in the field of neuroimaging for getting the technique better every time.
- Advancements in Brain Imaging Techniques
- Use of Neuroimaging in various Diseases
- Brain Monitoring
- Implant Technologies
Neurodevelopment therapy is a type of therapy that includes a holistic and individualized method (involving various therapies like speech therapy and physical therapy) based on rehabilitation of a person with neurological disorder. Neurodevelopment therapy is the best way to understand an individual brain injury and the movement patterns of patient thus helping in treatment of the disease that restrict movement or limit movement.
- Effects of Neurodevelopment Treatment on Individual
- Effectiveness of Neurodevelopment therapy for various Neurological Disorders
- Neurodevelopment Therapy for Rehabilitation
- Neurodevelopment Treatment for Children
- Future Aspects for Neurodevelopment Therapy
Neurotransmission is kind of signal transmission that involves neurotransmitters that are released by neuron, such as glutamate, aspartate, nitric oxide and dopamine which, further bind to a target receptor present on another neuron. The neuron is involved in the transmission of information. Neurotransmitters can either lead to excitation or inhibition of neurons. Some of the excitatory neurotransmitters are Norepinephrine and Acetylcholine. Whereas inhibitory neurotransmitters include Gamma Aminobutyric acid, Dopamine and Serotonin.
- Chemical Neurotransmitters
- Neurotransmission Receptors
- Disorders related with Defective Neurotransmission
- Interaction of various Neuromedicines with specific Receptors
Neurotoxicology is the study that deals with toxicity of the central nervous system and hence affecting the brain and destructs the nerve tissue. Toxic substances, such as Tetrodotoxin, Conotoxin, Chlorotoxin, causes neurotoxicity thus directly affecting the brain and related functions. Neurotoxicity can also occur due to drug therapies, organ transplant or exposures to heavy metal.
- Drugs causing Neurotoxicity
- In vitro Neurotoxicity Testing
- Endogenous Neurotoxic substances causing Neurotoxicity
Parkinson Disease is a neurodegenerative disorder, that leads to deterioration of the motor neuron functions. This loss in function generally occurs due to loss of production of neurotransmitter known as dopamine from the brain cells. The symptoms include, shaking, slowness of the movement, walking difficulty, behavioral changes. Dementia occurs at the later stage of the disease.
Symptoms of Parkinson Disease
- Treatment for Parkinson Disease
- Diagnosis for Parkinson Disease
- Brain Cell Death
- Animal models used for Parkinson Disease
Alzheimer disease is the neurological disorder which leads to neurodegeneration of nerves. The major symptom that is involved in the Alzheimer includes short-term memory loss. As the disease enters into the later stages of Alzheimer, the patient starts facing problem with language, disorientation, behavioral changes and loss of motivation.
- Memory Loss
- Stages of Alzheimer Disease
- Signs and symptoms of Alzheimer disease
- Behavior Changes
Neuropathology is the study of the nervous system affected with diseases. Neuropathy is disorder of the nerves itself. The neuropathologist work on the examining of the biopsies from Brain and spinal cord so, as to diagnose the diseases.
- Neuropathological disease
- Neuropathological assessment of Parkinson Disease
- Neuropathology of Dementia Disorders
Neuropsychiatric disorders are the mental disorders of the central nervous system. Neuropsychiatric diseases include Depression, Mood disorders, Sleep Disorders, Schizophrenia. Neuropsychiatric patients require intensive care for their treatment.
- Sleep disorders
- Mood disorders
- Development of child with psychiatric disorders
- Degenerative disorders
Neurochemistry is the study of Neurochemicals (neurotransmitters, neuropeptides) that have a direct impact on the functioning of the neuron. It also include the different chemical processes that occur in the brain.
- Synaptic plasticity
- Chemical processes occurring in brain
Pediatric Neurology is the study of Neurological disorders in children. Some of the neurological disorders of children includes, Rett Syndrome, Muscular dystrophy, Congenital myopathies and pediatric sleep disorders.
- Pediatric Neurological disorders
- Therapies for Child Neurological Disorders
- Rett Syndrome
- Muscular dystrophy
- Congenital myopathies
Clinical Neuroscience is a branch of euroscience that deals with the mechanisms underlying the diseases and disorders of central nervous system. It also involves the diagnosis and treatment methods for the existing neurological implications in patients. Thus research is going on to develop novel methods for the treatment of these disorders.
- Huntington Disease
- Bipolar disease
- Down Syndrome
- Neurological AIDS
Psychiatric Nurse is a nurse, who has specialized in the mental health and can take care of person of all ages which face a problem of mental illness.
- Psychiatric Medication
- Care of patients suffering with mental illness
- Organization of mental health care
- Psychiatric Nursing
- Healthcare nursing
Stem cell is an undifferentiated cell that is capable to give rise to a new cell. Research has shown that these cells are capable in the treatment of Neurological Disorders such as Parkinson, Alzheimer disease, Battens disease and many other neurological disorders. They can also be used for Spinal cord injury.
- Spinal cord injury
- Amyotrophic lateral Sclerosis
- Stem cell approach for Inflammatory diseases
- Cerebral Palsy
Stroke is a disorder that occurs, when the flow of blood supply to the brain is blocked, or a particular blood vessel ruptures, thus leading the brain tissue to its death. Strokes are of various types such as, Ischemic Strokes, Hemorrhagic Strokes and Transient strokes.
- Muscle Weakness
- Cell death
- Ischemic Stroke
- Speech problems
- Medical diagnosis
- Hemorrhagic stroke
Neuro cardiology is the study of Interaction between heart and brain. It generally deals with the effect of stress on the heart. The cardiovascular system is under the regulation of the nervous system. An appropriate balance in the hormone levels, kind of life style, environmental conditions play a very important role in maintaining a good relation between heart and brain.
- Brain Injury
- Interactions between heart and brain
- Cardiovascular diseases
- Heart failure
- Therapeutic approach for treatment
Neuro- ophthalmology is the study of visual system disorders that further arises due to some neurological disorders. The visual system disorders include, eye movements control, pupillary reflexes.
- Visual System disorders
- Optic Neuropathy
- Seizures of eye
- Optic Neuritis
- Eye muscle surgery
Neurogenetics is the study of role of genetics for the proper development and functioning of the nervous system. The knowledge of gene loci show a good linkage of neurological disorders including Alzheimer and Parkinson disease. The major animal that has been studied for neurogenetics include Drosophila, Zebrafish.
- Gene Sequencing for Neurological disorders
- Model organisms in Neurogenetics
- Behavioral Neurogenetics
- Neural Development
Neuroanatomy involves the study of anatomy and organization of the central nervous system. The nervous system composes, Neurons, Glial cells and extracellular matrix.
- Organization of Nervous System
- Model system for study of brain
- Computational Neuroanatomy
- Markers for Neuroanatomy
- Structure of brain
Neuromuscular diseases are those diseases which lead to impairment of muscles and directly affect their functioning. Various Neuromuscular diseases include movement disorders, muscle disorders, Myasthenia gravis etc. Symptoms of Neuromuscular diseases include, muscle pain, numbness, double vision, breathing problems, movement problems etc.
- Spinal muscular atrophies
- Amyotrophic lateral disease
- Diagnosis of Neuromuscular diseases
- Myasthenia Gravis
Neuropharmacology is the study of drugs that are specifically used for the treatment of various neurological disorders, like Huntington disease, Alzheimer, Parkinson disease, Multiple Sclerosis etc. These drugs directly help in the cure for the neurological disorders. Research is going on for the treatment of the neuropathic pain.
- Study of drugs for neurological disorders
- Effect of drugs for neurological disorders
- Current research in neuropharmacology
- Pharmacokinetic studies
- Pharmacodynamic studies
- Clinical Neuropharmacology
Neuropathic pain is kind of pain that arises from nerve damage or some malfunctioning in the nervous system. Neuropathic pain may occur due to various reasons arising due to chemotherapy, diabetics, HIV infections, Multiple sclerosis, or various other neurological disorders.
- Causes of Neuropathic Pain
- Treatment of Neuropathic Pain
Brain stem is the one that connects the brain with the spinal cord. Central nervous system is comprised of both Brain and Spinal cord. Brain has 3 major parts, that include cerebrum, cerebellum and the brain stem. Brain is protected by the skull and the three layers of membranes known as meninges.
- Nervous tissue
- Spinal cord structure
- Spinal cord function
- Relation between brain and spinal cord
- Treatment of spinal cord related diseases
Human brain is the main organ of the of the Human Nervous System. Human brain controls the movement of the body. It also has many different functions such as, controlling the action of muscles, controlling movement of eyes, mouth and face as well. The part of brain is involved in processing of sensory information such as vision, smell, hearing and taste.
- Anatomy of human brain
- Human Brain Function
- Histology of human brain
- Physiology of Brain
- Brain Exercises