Scientific program

08:00 - 08:30Registration
08:30 - 08:45Opening ceremony (W. Fleischhacker (Rector MUI), C. Bandtlow (Vice-Rector MUI), G.K. Wenning (OLG President))

Primary autonomic failure (Chair: G.K. Wenning)

08:45 - 09:15Otto Loewi Memorial Lecture - Do synucleinopathies start in the autonomic nervous system? (W. Poewe, Innsbruck)
09:15 - 09:45REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder: a risk factor for synucleinopathies (E. Tolosa, Barcelona)
09:45 - 10:15Measuring disease progression with MRI in MSA (K. Seppi, Innsbruck)
10:15 - 10:45Preclinical target discovery in synucleinopathy models (N. Stefanova, Innsbruck)
10:45 - 11:15Neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration (T. Berger, Wien)
11:15 - 11:35Coffee break

Autonomic disorders part 1 (Chair: W. Poewe)

11:35 - 11:55Update: Urogenital dysfunction in ANS disorders (J. Panicker, London)
11:55 - 12:15Update: Autonomic dysfunction in tauopathies (W. Struhal, Tulln)
12:15 - 12:35Update: Dysautonomia in sleep disorders (P. Guaraldi, Bologna)
12:35 - 12:55Update: Autonomic features in migraine and related headache syndromes (G. Brössner, Innsbruck)
12:55 - 13:40Lunch

Autonomic disorders part 2 (Chair: W. Struhal)

13:40 - 14:00Update: How to manage syncope patients – 2018 ESC Syncope guidelines ( A. Fanciulli, Innsbruck)
14:00 - 14:20Update: GIT dysfunction - diagnosis and management (H. Zoller, Innsbruck)
14:20 - 14:40Update: SUDEP: an autonomic disorder (I. Unterberger, Innsbruck)
14:40 - 15:00Update: A therapeutic algorithm for focal hyperhidrosis (S. Bösch, Innsbruck)

Young Investigator Meeting (Chair: N. Stefanova, A. Fanciulli)

Clinical ANS studies

15:30 - 15:40Immunosuppression Inhibition ameliorates T-cell mediated Autoimmune Autonomic Ganglionopathy (A. Viveiros, Innsbruck)
15:40 - 15:50The many faces of POTs (B. Riemer, Tulln)
15:50 - 16:00Correlation of the ECG during EEG Main Categories in Alzheimer‘s Dementia Patients (P. Santer, Tulln)
16:00 - 16:10Behavioural and cognitive dysfunction in MSA: a single center cohort study (S. Eschlböck, Innsbruck)
16:10 - 16:20Towards MDS-MSA criteria (I. Stankovic, Belgrad)
16:20 - 16:30Intraepidermal nerve fiber density in Friedreich´s Ataxia (E. Indelicato, Innsbruck)
16:30 - 16:40TTTinParkS - Tilt Table Testing in Parkinsonian Syndromes (F. Leys, Innsbruck)

Experimental ANS studies

16:40 - 16:50Iron and MSA (A. Ndayisaba, Innsbruck)
16:50 - 17:00Hypoxia and MSA (A. Heras-Garvin, Innsbruck)
17:00 - 17:10Neuropathology of RBD in MSA mice (L. Härtner, Innsbruck)
17:10 - 17:20MSA in a dish: iPSC models (M. Herrera-Vaquero, Innsbruck)
17:20 - 17:30Combined therapy for disease modification in MSA: experimental evidence (M. Lemos, Innsbruck)
17:30 - 17:50Young Investigator Awards

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