30 October 2019

08:30 - 08:50

Location: Maastricht School of Management
Welcome and registration (coffee/tea)

08:50 - 09:10

Introduction Prof. David Linden
Scientific Director School MHeNs

09:10 - 10:10

Chair: Marina Damas
Highlights – New technologies at MUMC+


"Technologies for regenerative medicine"
Prof Pamela Habibovic: Director MERLN


Excellence in Imaging"
Prof Marc van Zandvoort: Genetics & Cell Biology – Molecular Cell Biology; Leader Maastricht Node EuroBioImaging


"Genomic sequencing in neuroscience"
Prof Han Brunner: Genetics & Cell Biology - Sequency technology

10:10 - 10:40

Chair: Claudia Simons
Marketing & Communication FHML/MUMC

"Science and the press, bridging the gap"
Nieky van Steenkiste & Mark van der Linde

10:40 - 11:10

Coffee break

11:10 - 12:10

Chair: Govert Hoogland
“Meet the patient” - EPILEPSY
Patient: Ann Eshaw


Neuromodulation: Deep brain stimulation of the anterior nucleus of the thalamus - Rob Rouhl
Monitoring: Cortical grid recordings to evaluate language processing - Mario Archila Melendez
Imaging: Ultra-high MRI to detect focal epileptogenic lesions (EpiUltra study) - Olaf Schijns
Cell biology: Towards a reduction in use of lab animals for brain research: Human brain-on-a-chip - Jean-Philippe Frimat



12:10 - 13:00

Location:UNS 40 Drielandenpunt

13:00 - 15:00

Location: UNS 40 Onderwijsplein
“e-Pitches PhD’s”

13:00 - 16:15

Location: Maastricht School of Management
Support staff workshop

15:00 - 15:15

Coffee break

15:15 - 16:15

Location: Maastricht School of Management
Chair: Mark Janssen
“Meet the patient” – PARKINSON
Patient: André Donders


Neuroimaging: The TRACK PD study (7T MRI prospective cohort that recently started) - Amée Wolters
Monitoring: Validating ESM in Parkinson's disease - Jeroen Habets
Neuromodulation: The development of adaptive DBS in Parkinson's disease - Pieter Kubben
Neuromodulation/ Rehabilitation: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for anxiety in Parkinson's disease: a randomized controlled trial - Albert Leentjens


16:15 - 16:45

Keynote speaker

"Using the EHR for research and intervention and enriching the clinical phenotype through smartphones and wearables"
Richard Dobson: Professor of Medical Informatics and Head of Bioinformatics at the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre for Mental Health (King’s College London) and the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust.

16:45 - 17:00


17:00 - 18:00