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PROGRAMME

Tuesday, September 8th 2020

4.00 pm-6.00 pm Opening Cerimony

4.00 pm
Introduction to Summer School
“Converging pathways and management strategies in neurodegeneration”
Alessandro Padovani, Brescia, Italy

4.30 pm
Nutritional strategies for prevention of neurodegeneration
Nikolaous Scarmeas, Athens, Greece

5.00 pm
Implementation of mobile health technology in pharmacological trials
Walter Maetzler, Kiel, Germany

5.30 pm
Welcome presentation

Wednesday, September 9th 2020

9.00 am-11.00 am Risk factors and prevention strategies

9.00 am
Epidemiology of Alzheimer and Parkinson’s disease
Giancarlo Logroscino, Bari, Italy

10.00 am
Multidimentional prevention strategies for dementia
Laura Fratiglioni, Solna, Sweden

Open Discussion

2.00 pm-4.00 pm Hands-on

2.00 pm
Prodromal Parkinson’s disease: from detection to life-style prevention strategies
Alastair Noyce, London, UK

3.00 pm
Nutrients implementation in AD and PD: a converging pathway?
Emanuele Cereda, Pavia, Italy

4.30 pm-5.00 pm
Faculty-all and students discussion in small groups

Group 1: High-risk population identification
Giancarlo Logroscino, Bari, ItalyAlessandro Padovani, Brescia, Italy

Group 2: Trial design
Laura Fratiglioni, Solna, SwedenEmanuele Cereda, Pavia, Italy

Group 3: Outcome measures in AD and PD
Alastair Noyce, London, UKAndrea Pilotto, Brescia, Italy

5.00 pm-5.30 pm 

Faculty-all and students discussion (all groups together)

5.30 pm-6.00 pm Keynote – today and tomorrow

Microbiome and inflammation: common target in neurodegeneration?
Anna Maria Cattaneo, Brescia, Italy
Discussant: Alessandro Padovani, Brescia, Italy

Thursday, September 10th 2020

9.00 am -11.00 am Disease-modifying treatments

9.00 am

Methodology issues in preclinical and early intervention trials

 Joaquim Ferreira,  Lisbon, Portugal

10.00 am

Disease modifying therapies in Alzheimer disease

Alessandro Padovani, Brescia, Italy

Open Discussion

 02.00 pm – 04.00 pm  Hand-on

2.00 pm

Disease modifying therapies in alpha-synucleinopathies

Fabrizio Stocchi, Rome, Italy

3.00 pm

Quantifying interventions: what can we learn from Huntington disease?

Ralf Reilmann, Munster, Germany

 04.30 pm – 05.00 pm

Faculty-all and students discussion in small groups

Group 1: Mobile technology/ Q- motor assessment –      Andrea Pilotto, Brescia, Italy/Ralf ReilmannMunster, Germany

Group 2: Trial design –                                                               Joaquim Ferreira,  Lisbon, Portugal/Fabrizio Stocchi,Rome, Italy

Group 3: Outcomes for Disease modifying trials –                   Alessandro Padovani, Brescia, Italy

5.00 pm -5.30 pm 

Faculty-all and students discussion (all groups together)

05:30 pm – 6.00 pm Keynote – today and tomorrow

New digital outcomes in neurodegenerative diseases

Andrea Pilotto, Brescia, Italy

Discussant: Ralf ReilmannMunster, Germany

Friday, September 11th 2020

9.00 am -11.00 am The Clinical Management of Alzheimer Disease and of Parkinson Disease in Clinical Settings

9.00 am Pharmacological Management of Alzheimer Disease across clinical stages

Alessandro Padovani, Brescia, Italy

10.00 am The treatment of Motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease

Angelo Antonini, Padua, Italy

Open Discussion

 02.00 pm-04.00 pm  Hands-on

2.00 pm

Mood and behavioral disturbances: therapeutic strategies in AD and PD

Afina W. Leemstra, Amsterdam Netherlands

3.00 pm 

Innovative strategies for AD and PD: what’s next?

Giovanni Frisoni, Geneva, Switzerland/Brescia, Italy

04.30 pm – 05.00 pm

Faculty-all and students’ discussion in small groups

Group 1: Movement disorder clinical cases –                       Angelo Antonini, Padua, Italy/Andrea Pilotto, Brescia, Italy

Group 2: Management of cognitive disturbances: clinical cases – Alessandro Padovani, Brescia, Italy/Giovanni Frisoni, Geneva, Switzerland/Brescia, Italy

Group 3: Management of BPSD in MCI and Dementia – Afina W. Leemstra, Amsterdam Netherlands/Alberto Benussi, Brescia, Italy

5.00 pm-5.30 pm 

Faculty-all and students discussion (all groups together)

Saturday, September 12th 2020

9.00 am -12.00 pm The Clinical Management of Alzheimer Disease and of Parkinson Disease in Clinical Settings

9.00 am

TDCS and Neurodegenerative Diseases: Highlihts on Clinical effects

Alberto Benussi, Brescia, Italy

10.00 am

Repetitive TMS as therapeutic tool: lights and shades

Giacomo Koch, Rome, Italy

 11.00 am

TDSC – and rTMS how to do it

Alberto Benussi, Brescia, Italy, Andrea Pilotto, Brescia, Italy