VasCog Virtual 2021

Venue:  ZOOM

8th - 9th September, 2021

 

Format:  Master Classes, Plenaries, Symposia and Debates

HEALTHY HEARTS FOR HEALTHY BRAINS

VIRTUAL THEMES

Lifestyle Factors

Vascular Risk Factors

Stroke Pathophysiology

Clinical Trials

Biomarkers

Genetics

Animal Models

Blood Brain Barrier

Inflammation

PLENARY AND SPECIAL SESSION SPEAKERS

R Nick Bryan

Austin TX, USA

Martin Dichgans

Munich, Germany

Gary Rosenberg

Albuquerque, NM, USA

Sudha Seshadri

San Antonio, TX, USA

Joe Verghese

New York, USA

Joanna Wardlaw

Edinburgh, UK

Hilde van den Brink

Student representative

John T O’Brien

Professor of Old Age Psychiatry

Hugh Markus

professor of Neurology

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE

11:45 - 12:45

Poster Discussion Session ILead by 2 leaders (TBA) - 6 Themes in Breakout room


12:50 - 13:00

Welcome/ Opening (10 min)


13:00 - 13:30

Plenary I: Clinical VCI: J Wardlaw (UK) 20 min with 10 min discussion


13:30 - 14:00

Symposium I: The importance of VRF and Heart Variability for Cognition and Dementia: MW Vernooij & K Ikram (Netherlands)


14:00 - 14:30

Discussion: 2 ECR talks (from open abstracts, 5 mins each) 


14:30 - 15:30

E-poster Blitz session I


 15:30 - 16:00

Break


16:00 - 16:30

Symposium II: Is Brain Inflammation relevant for VCI? J O’Brien (UK) & H Markus (UK)


16:30 - 16:45

Discussion


16:45 - 17:00

2 ECR talks (from open abstracts)


17:00 - 17:30

Plenary II: Brain vascular extracellular matrix and VCIG Rosenberg (USA) - 20 min with 10 min discussion


17:30

End of Day 1

08:20 - 08:30

Welcome/ Opening (10 min)


08:30 - 09:00

Plenary III: Genetics of Stroke and VCI-from discovery to clinical applications: M Dichgans (Germany)- 20 min 10 min discussion


09:00 - 09:30

Symposium IIICardiovascular risk management throughout the life course to prevent/treat dementia: M Muller & E Richard (The Netherlands)


09:30 - 09:45

Discussion


09:45 - 10:00

Submitted ECR x 2 on related topics (5 mins each)


10:00 - 10:30

Coffee Break


10:30 - 11:00

Plenary IV: Risk Factors for SVD: an Asian Perspective: H-J Bae (S Korea)


11:00 - 12:o0

E-poster Blitz session II


12:00 - 12:30

Plenary V: Gait as a biomarker for VCI: J Verghese (USA)


12:30 - 13:00

Coffee Break


 13:00 - 13:45

Young Investigators Session: Modifiable psychosocial and lifestyle factors can help preventing VCI  (or title suggested by YI): A Marseglia (Sweden), H van den Brink (Netherlands) et al

2 ECR talks (from open abstracts, 5 mins each) 


14:00 - 14:30

Plenary VI: Variation in global stroke burden and influence on clinical and brain VCI phenotypes: Implications for prevention: S Seshadri (USA)

20 min with 10 min discussion


14:30 - 15:30

Poster Discussion Session II: Lead by 2 leaders (TBA) - 6 Themes in Breakout rooms


15:30

End of day 2

KEY DATES

Online registration:  TBC

Abstract Submission Deadline:   30th June

Notification of Abstract Acceptance: TBC