Max Planck Institute & National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry Joint Symposium Front Line of the Research on Psychiatry & Neurology

Program

13:00Opening Remarks
Teruhiko Higuchi
President
National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry
13:10Special Lecture
The future of depression research
Florian Holsboer
Director
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry
14:00Session.1ChairmanShinichi Kohsaka
Director General
National Institute of Neuroscience, NCNP
The combined dexamethasone / CRH-test as predictor of depression treatment outcome
Marcus Ising
Research Group of Molecular Psychology, MPI
Role of stress hormone and neurotrophic factor in mood disorders
Hiroshi Kunugi
Department of Mental Disorder Research
National Institute of Neuroscience, NCNP
15:30Session.2ChairmanYasuto Itoyama
Director General
National Center Hospital, NCNP
Adoptive immunity in multiple sclerosis: An unsolved puzzle
Reinhard Hohlfeld
Head of Clinical Section
Department of Neuroimmunology, MPI
Immunological basis of multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica in Japan
Takashi Yamamura
Department of Immunology
National Institute of Neuroscience, NCNP
16:30Session.3ChairmanMakiko Kaga
Director General
National Institute of Mental Health, NCNP
Sleep phenotyping supports new mouse models of depression
Mayumi Kimura
Research Group of Neurogenetics of Sleep, MPI
Sleep and society
Kazuo Mishima
Department of Psychophysiology
National Institute of Mental Health, NCNP
17:30Closing Remarks
Reinhard Hohlfeld
Head of Clinical Section
Department of Neuroimmunology, MPI