3rd HBP Curriculum Workshop Series – New Horizons in Brain Medicine: From Research to Clinics


03/07/2019 - 05/07/2019    
All Day


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The aim of this interactive workshop is to introduce and deepen the understanding of brain medicine for non-specialists with the most recent advances in research of neurodevelopmental, neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders. Lectures and tutorials by international experts will report the state of the art of research and treatment of brain diseases. Hands-on examples and practical tools and methodologies will be presented during a visit to lead laboratories at Medical University Innsbruck. A student brainstorming session will be organised to allow exchange about concepts and methods.


Workshop Structure



Hands-on examples / lab visit

Discussion/brainstorming session

Poster session


Application information & Abstract submission

Application is open to the entire student community and early career researchers, regardless of whether they are affiliated with the Human Brain Project or not. All early-career scientists are encouraged to participate and it is aimed to achieve equal representation of all sexes.

Participation fee: 250 €

The fee does not include travel and accommodation. Fees will be collected after participants have been selected.

Registration fee waivers are available for a maximum of five participants. Participants can apply for fee waivers prior to the application deadline by sending an email to curriculum.edu@humanbrainproject.eu.


Scientific Chair

Illana Gozes | Tel Aviv University


Organised by

HBP Education Programme Office | MUI


Upcoming Deadlines

Application deadline: 29 May 2019



HBP Education Programme Office

Medical University Innsbruck

Müllerstraße 59, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria

Phone: +43 512 9003 71244

E-mail: curriculum.edu@humanbrainproject.eu

Website: http://bit.ly/HBP-Brainmed2019



Paul Friedemann – Modern imaging techniques in neuroimmunology: Current research and clinical applications

Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Charité), Germany

Illana Gozes

– Welcome note and workshop introduction

– Autism: From gene to drug candidate and a clinical trial plan, the case of ADNP and CP201

Tel Aviv University (TAU), Israel

Hans Grabe – Gene & environment interaction in mental disorders

University Medicine Greifswald, Germany

Johannes Haybäck – Brain banking and research approaches in human brain tissue and neuropathology
Medical University of Innsbruck

Christian Humpel – Biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease

Medical University of Innsbruck

Joseph Levine – The role of homocysteine in schizophrenia

Ben Gurion University of Negev (BGU), Israel

Mira Marcus-Kalish – Introduction to HBP and bioinformatics

Tel Aviv University (TAU), Israel

Anne McKinney – Insight into learning impairmente and therapies for Christianson syndrome: X-linked neurological disorder

McGill University (McGill), Canada

Dora Reglodi – Protective effects of PACAP in models of neurodegenerative diseases, with special emphasis of Parkinson‘s disease

University of Pecs, Medical School (PTE), Hungary