BrainFit4Life Websymposium


Approaching Brain Health

Recorded Talks

Thank you for everyone who joined on October 2020 ! Watch the recorded talks here or on Youtube !
Introduction – Jean Francois Demonet

Session I: eHealth from clinical data collection & registry to population-wide initiatives in clinical neuroscience
Chair: Bogdan Draganski

Deep generative modeling of neurology : Parashkev Nachev (UCL, London, UK)

Population-based data to facilitate health promotion, prevention and clinical diagnosis related to brain health : Murielle Bochud (Unisanté, Lausanne)

Large-scale studies in the aging general population : Bogdan Draganski (CHUV, Lausanne)

Panel Discussion : moderated by Jean Marie Annoni (UNIFR, HFR, Fribourg) with P. Nachev – M. Bochud – B.Draganski

A public health approach to dementia, structure of a WHO-compliant research program : Emiliano Albanese (USI/UGE, Lugano)

The Great Demographic Reversal: How Much Can Early Steps To Prevent Dementia Help? Manoj Pradhan (Talking Heads Macro, London)

Session II : Digital diagnostics as PoC for clinician and patients use
Chair: Irene Meier

The plateau of productivity: where are wearables? Samuel Erwing (Biofourmis, Zürich)

Sounds of Healthy Aging : Assessing Everyday Cognitive Activity From Real-Life Audio Data : Burcu Demiray (UZH, Zürich)

Panel discussion : moderated by Nicolas Loeillot (Groupe Mutuel) with S.Erwing- B.Demiray

Session III : Scaling Multiomics for tailored Brain Health
Chair : Lavinia Alberi (SICHH, UNIFR)

Scaling Multiomics for tailored Brain Health : Colin Birkenbihl and Martin Hofmann-Apitius, (Frauenhofer Institute, Germany)

Advancing Research Through Public Policy ; A Case Study from the United States : Matthew Baumgart (Alzheimer’s Impact Movement)

Sex and gender differences in Alzheimer’s – the gateway to precision medicine : Maria Teresa Ferretti (Women’s Brain Project)

PET-Imaging of Alzheimer’s Disease- the Value for Diagnosis, Prevention and Future Therapy : Anton Gietl (IREM, UZH,)

Panel discussion : moderated by Gerhard Tischler (Biogen, Baar) with M.T.Ferretti – A.Gietl – C.Birkenbihl

Closing remarks by organizing committee BrainFit4Life -Jean François Demonet & Lavinia Alberi


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