Course program

23rd February 2022

16:00-17:30 CET
Introduction to the course
Marco de Curtis, Maria Paola Canevini, Piotr Suffczynski and Premysl Jiruska

17:40-19:10 CET
Lecture: Introduction to human epilepsy
Marian Galovic and Petr Marusic
 

2nd March 2022

16:00-17:30
Interactive session: Seizures and epilepsy
Marian Galovic, Shilpa Kadam, Vadym Gnatkovsky, Maria Paola Canevini and Petr Marusic

17:40-19:10 CET
Lecture: Epileptic neurons and epileptic networks
Premysl Jiruska and Piotr Suffczynski

 

10th March 2022

16:00-17:30 CET
Interactive session: Epileptic neuron and neural circuits
Piotr Suffczynski and Premysl Jiruska

17:40-19:10 CET
Lecture: The role of glia, inflammation and metabolism in epilepsy
Erwin van Vliet and Jakub Otahal

 

17th March 2022

16:00-17:30
Interactive session: Glia and inflammation
Erwin van Vliet and Jakub Otahal

17:40-19:10 CET
Lecture: Research tools – electrophysiology and imaging
Christos Lisgaras and Jakub Otahal


24th March 2022

16:00-17:30
Interactive session: Imaging in epilepsy
Christos Lisgaras and Jakub Otahal

17:40-19:10 CET
Lecture: Research tools – morphology, biochemistry, molecular biology
Julika Pitsch and Katja Kobow

 

31st March 2022

16:00-17:30 CET
Interactive session: How to study brain tissue morphology
Julika Pitsch and Katja Kobow

17:40-19:10 CET
Lecture: Mechanisms of seizure initiation, spread, and termination
Vadym Gnatkovsky

 

7th April 2022

16:00-17:30 CET
Interactive session: EEG interpretation of epileptic activity
Vadym Gnatkovsky, Petr Marusic and Christos Lisgaras

17:40-19:10 CET
Lecture: Epileptogenesis in developing brain
Shilpa Kadam, Nihan Carcak and Simona Balestrini


14th April 2022

16:00-17:30 CET
Interactive session: Epileptogenesis……
Shilpa Kadam, Nihan Carcak and Simona Balestrini

17:40-19:10 CET
Lecture: Epileptogenesis – molecular, cellular and network reorganization
Shilpa Kadam, Nihan Carcak and Simona Balestrini

Lecture: Focal epilepsy – neuropathological substrates and underlying mechanisms
Katja Kobow and Gilles Huberfeld


21st April 2022

16:00-17:30
Interactive session: Interpretation of histological findings – identify the lesion
Katja Kobow, Julika Pitsch and Gilles Huberfeld

17:40-19:10 CET
Lecture: Neurobiological aspects of generalized epilepsies
Gilles Huberfeld, Piotr Suffczynski

 

28th April 2022

16:00-17:30 CET
Interactive session: Experimental studies and data interpretation in genetic epilepsies
Massimo Mantegazza and Cristina Ruedel-Reschke

17:40-19:10 CET
Lecture: Epileptic encephalopathies
Simona Balestrini


5th May 2022

16:00-17:30 CET
Interactive session: From diagnosis to treatment in people with epilepsy
Marian Galovic, Simona Balestrini, Maria Paopla Canevini

17:40-19:10 CET
Lecture: Animal models of seizures and epilepsy
Nihan Carcak, Erwin van Vliet and Christos Lisgaras

 

12th May 2022

16:00-17:30 CET
Interactive session: Choose the best model for your experiments
Nihan Carcak and Cristina Ruedel-Reschke

17:40-19:10 CET
Lecture: Anti-seizure medications and novel therapeutic approaches
Cristina Ruedel-Reschke and Simona Balestrini

 

19th May 2022

16:00-17:30 CET
Interactive session: Design and test new drug or treatment
Nihan Carcak and Cristina Ruedel-Reschke

17:40-19:10 CET
Lecture: Anti-seizure medications and novel therapeutic approaches
Cristina Ruedel-Reschke and Stefanie Dedeurwaerdere

 

26th May 2022

16:00-17:30 CET
Interactive session: Group presentations
Premysl Jiruska, Marco de Curtis, Maria Paola Canevini

17:40-19:10 CET
Lecture: Epilogue – 20 mysteries that should be solved in epilepsy
Premysl Jiruska, Marco de Curtis, Maria Paola Canevini