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Programme II -

Programme EHDN 2014

Saturday, September 20th, 2014
Breakfast teaching courses
08:15-09:30   Model of HD Diagnosis and Clinical Situations/
Integrated care in HD in the Netherlands
Jesús Ruiz (Barcelona, Spain)/
Jacqueline van Blitterswijk (Den Haag, The Netherlands) and
Ruth B. Veenhuizen (Grou, The Netherlands)
08:15-09:30   Neuroimaging in HD made simple
Rachael Scahill (London, UK)
08:15-09:30   PBA Training
Jenny Callaghan (Cardiff, UK)
08:15-09:30   Physiotherapy in HD: Clinical guidelines and tips
Monica Busse (Cardiff, UK)
08:15-09:30  The HD Clinical Characteristics form – performing the structured interview
G. Bernhard Landwehrmeyer (Ulm, Germany)

Keynote Session I:
'Systems Biology'

Chair: Ruth Luthi-Carter (Leicester, UK)
Co-Chair: Peter Holmans (Cardiff, UK)
09:45-10:30   Role of Systems Biology and Utility of Big Data in HD Research
Christian Neri (Paris, France)
10:30-11:00   Tea/Coffee Break
Parallel Session II:

Science Session:
'Ongoing and planned clinical trials'

Chair: Ralf Reilmann (Münster, Germany)
Co-Chair: Juliana Bronzova (Noordwijk, The Netherlands)
11:00-12:30   6 short presentations of each 10 minutes with 5 minutes discussion
Clinical Practice Session:
'Coping with HD'

Chair: Svein Olaf Olson (Kristiansand, Norway)
Co-Chair: Anne-Catherine Bachoud-Lévi (Paris, France)
11:00-12:30   Living as a family with Huntington
Ineke Vervoort (The Hague, The Netherlands)
Marjan Pouw (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Rodolfo Vera (Barcelona, Spain)
Poster Viewing
Chairs: TBA
12:30-14:00   Poster Viewing & Poster Tours
12:30-14:00   Buffet Style Lunch
Plenary Session IV:
'Muscle and Non-Neurological Phenotype'
Chair: Michael Orth (Ulm, Germany)
Co-Chair: Hans Jung (Zurich, Switzerland)
14:00-14:20   Peripheral pathologies in mouse models of HD and the inhibition of myostatin signalling as a possible therapeutic target
Gillian Bates (London, UK)
14:20-14:40   Adipose tissue alterations in human HD
Maria Björkqvist (Lund, Sweden)
14:40-15:00   Muscle phenotype in human HD
Michael Orth (Ulm, Germany)
15:00-15:30   Panel discussion

Short Communications II:
Chair: Raymund Roos (Leiden, The Netherlands)
15:30-16:30   TBA
16:30-17:00   Tea/Coffee Break
Plenary Session V:
'10 Years EHDN + EHDN Business Meeting'

Chairs: G. Bernhard Landwehrmeyer (Ulm, Germany) and Jean-Marc Burgunder (Bern, Switzerland)
17:00-17:30   EHDN Business Meeting
EC elections, SBAC elections
Structure of EHDN
G. Bernhard Landwehrmeyer (Ulm, Germany)
17:30-18:00   10 Years EHDN
EHDN Central Coordination
Roundup II
18:00-18:30   Lessons of the day
Edward Wild (London, UK) and Jeff Carroll (Bellingham, USA)

Evening Get Together

18:30-24:00 Poster viewing
19:10-20:00Film - Eloge of Movement
20:10-21:00Film - Twitch - A Documentary
21:00-22:00Film Panel Discussion