Wednesday July 5th 2017
Empire Riverside Hotel Hamburg

G20 HAMBURG 2017

4th Annual G20 World Brain Mapping Summit

Wednesday July 5th 2017


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Symposium Program
Wednesday, July 5th 2017

07:00-08:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast-First Floor

08:00-10:00 AM

Press and Media coverage

10:00-10:10 AM

Carsten Claussen, PhD
Local Organizing Chair of N20, Director Fraunhofer IME ScreeningPort, Professor for Informatics Heinz Nixdorf Institute Paderborn
Welcoming Message

10:10-10:20 AM

Babak Kateb, M.D.
President and Professor of Psychiatry Uskadar University, Istanbul, Turkey; Vice Chairman of Neuroscience-20+, Member of the Board of SBMT
Turkish N20+ Initiative (Update)

10:30-10:40 AM

Kuldip Sidhu, PhD
Professor of Stem Cell, University of New South Wells (UNSW), Sydney Australia, Vice-Chairman of Neuroscience-20+, Member of the Executive Board of SBMT, Member of the Board of Brain Mapping Foundation USA; President of Brain Mapping Foundation-Australia
New frontiers in tackling brain disorders – an Australian perspective for G20/N20

10:40-11:10 AM

Coffee Break

Scientific Session 1: (Chair: Dr. Carsten Claussen)

11:10-11:20 AM

Siawoosh Mohammadi, PhD
Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf UKE, Center for Experimental Medicine
Quantitative MRI and in vivo histology

11:20-11:30 AM

Benjamin Schattling, PhD
Center for Molecular Neurobiology Hamburg (ZMNH)
Cellular mechanisms of neuronal injury and repair

11:30-11:40 AM

Ole Pless, PhD
Fraunhofer IME ScreeningPort, Head translational science and lab head ZMNH
iPs derived neurons as tool for drug discovery

11:40-11:50 AM

Christina de Bruyn Kops MSc
Center for Bioinformatics University of Hamburg, Research Group for Cheminformatics and Applied Molecular Models.
Novel computational approaches for early drug discovery

11:50-12:00 PM


Working Lunch

12:10-12:40 PM

Luncheon Keynote

Prof. Arne May, MD
Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf UKE Center for Experimental Medicine, Deputy Director of the Institute of Systems Neuroscience, Head of headache outpatient clinic
Imaging Migraine from generators to networks

Scientific Session 2: (Chair: Dr. Nevzat Tarhan)

1:30-1:40 PM

Nevzat Tarhan, MD
President of Uskadar University, Professor and Chair of Psychiatry, Uskadar University, Istanbul, Turkey
The future of psychiatric neuroscience

1:40-1:50 PM

Baris Metin, MD
Associate Professor of Psychaietry, Uskadar University, Istanbul Turkey
Brainpark, Business Incubator for neurotechnology startups

1:50-2:00 PM

Serdar Karagoz, MSc, PhD
Administrative Director, Office of the President, Uskadar University, Istanbul, Turkey
Brain Hospital of the Future concepts

2:00-2:10 PM

Kaya Aksoy, MD
Professor of Neurosurgery, Uskadar University, Istanbul, Turkey
Neurosurgical concept in the Brain Hospital

2:10-2:20 PM


2:20-2:30 PM


Scientific Session 3: (Chair: Dr. Ken Green)

3:00-4:00 PM

Dr. Ken Green, MD
VP of Brain Mapping Foundation and Member of the Executive board of SBMT

3:00-3:10 PM

Mike Roy, MD, MPH
Member of the Board of SBMT, Past President of SBMT, Professor of Internal Medicine, Uniformed Services University Health System (USUHS), Ret. Colonel, United Stated Army, Washington DC, USA
Single and Multiple Traumatic Brain Injuries, Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms, and Cognitive Performance in Military Service Members

3:10-3:20 PM

Antonio A.F. De Salles, M.D., PhD
Professor Emeritus of Neurosurgery – UCLA, Departments of Neurosurgery and Radiation Oncology, USA, Head HCor Neuroscience, Brazil, President of the Ibero-Latin American Radiosurgery Society, President of the International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society (ISRS), Vice Chairman of N20/G20 World Brain Mapping Initiative-Brazil, President of SBMT-Brazil
Neuromodulation in Depression and Morbid Obesity

3:20 -3:30 PM

Babak Kateb, M.D.
Neuroscience-20+/G20+ World Brain Mapping Initiative Chairman, Founding Chairman of the Board of SBMT, President of BMF, Scientific Director of California Neurosurgical Institute
NanoBioElectronics: Integrating nanotechnology, stem cell, AI, Imaging and Neurophotonics

3:30-3:40 PM

Vicky Yamamoto, PhD
Cancer Scientist, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, USC-Keck School of Medicine, Member of the Executive Board of SBMT, Member of the Board of Brain Mapping Foundation and Executive Director of SBMT, USA
Cancer Moonshot: Past, Current and the Future state-of-the-science

3:40-3:50 PM


3:50-4:00 PM


4:00-4:30 PM


4:30-5:00 PM

Keynote 2

Prof. Dr. Martin Hofmann-Apitius
Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing SCAI, Head of Bioinformatics. Professor of Applied Life Science University Bonn
The modelling of neurodegenerative diseases

5:00-5:10 PM


5:10-5:20 PM


5:20-6:00 PM

Roundtable discussion and summit conclusion
Co-Chair: Nevzat Tarhan, Babak Kateb, Carsten Claussen, Kuldip Sidhu

Specifically, the goals of the program are to:

  • Build solid working collaboration between USA, Germany and other G20 nations on translational clinical neuroscience including all aspects of the Brain Mapping and Therapeutics.
  • Build strategic industry-academia-government alliance for brain discovery, diseases prevention, diagnosis and treatment
  • Facilitate rapid integration translation and commercialization of innovations in this field of Brain Mapping & Therapeutics world wide
  • Launch complementary Brain Mapping initiatives across the G20 nations
  • Facilitate Clinical trial and formulation of joint Institutional Review Board taskforce across G20


Wednesday July 5th 2017

Empire Riverside Hotel, Bernhard-Nocht-Straße 97, 20359 Hamburg, Germany


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