BioPsych 2018

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BioPsych 2018
Mishkenot Sha’ananim Conference Center, Jerusalem

Conference Chair
Prof. Yoav Kohn // פרופ. יואב כהן
Director, the Donald Cohen Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department, Jerusalem Mental Health Center, Eitanim Psychiatric Hospital, Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Medicine

10:00 - Gathering and Refreshments // התכנסות וכיבוד קל

10:45 - Opening and Greetings // פתיחה וברכות

Session 1. Chair: Prof Yoav Kohn
11:30 - Prof. Harold Sackeim // פרופ. הארולד זקהיים
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
Brain stimulation and the future of electroconvulsive therapy

12:30 - Dr Renana Eitan // ד"ר רננה איתן
Jerusalem Mental Health Center and the Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Deep brain stimulation in psychiatry: Review and future challenges

13:00 - Dr Amit Lotan // ד"ר עמית לוטן
Hadassah Medical Center and the Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Role of transitional metals in neuropsychiatric disorders:
Novel treatment implications

13:30 - Buffet Lunch // ארוחת צהריים

Session 2. Chair: Prof. Boris Birmaher
UPMC/University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, USA

14:30 - Prof. Ofer Agid // פרופ. עופר אגיד
Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
Treatment resistant schizophrenia – From receptors to real life

15:15 - Prof. Julio Licinio // פרופ. ג'וליו ליסיניו
Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA
The future of depression pharmacogenomics:
How feasible will it ever be to personalize antidepressant treatment?

16:15 - Prof. Bernard Lerer // פרופ. בנימין לרר
Hadassah Medical Center and Hebrew University, Jerusalem
From Freud to biology, from genes to medicines: A 40 year perspective


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