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SE21 - The vestibular system: basic mechanisms, new research tools, and emerging treatments (All Day)

This meeting will highlight research investigating the basic function of the vestibular system, new research tools to investigate the vestibular system, and emerging treatments for vestibular disorders.

Start

July 8, 2022 - 9:00 am

End

July 8, 2022 - 5:00 pm

Address

Lariboisière University Hospital   View map

The vestibular system coordinates eye and head movements and is essential for our sense of balance and overall wellbeing. This meeting will highlight research investigating the basic function of the vestibular system, new research tools to investigate the vestibular system, and emerging treatments for vestibular disorders. The topics covered range from basic to translational and will be linked to broader challenges in neuroscience and neurology. Talks will be organized as brief, roundtable discussions.

Registration:
Registration (via email to s.pyott@umcg.nl) by July 1, 2022, is REQUIRED for attendance. Exact location information will be provided.

Full Program
Schedule

9-9:30 Arrival/opening

9:30-9:50 Sonja Pyott, PhD
“Transcriptomic insights into vestibular function and dysfunction”
Associate Professor, University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands

10-10:20 Andreas Zwergal, MD/PhD (joining online)
“Multimodal treatment of vestibular disorders”
Professor, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany

10:30-10:50 Berta Alsina, PhD (joining online)
“Inner ear organoids to model human vestibular disorders in vivo”
Associate Professor, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain

11-11:20 Break

11:30-11:50 Raymond van der Berg, MD/PhD
Associate Professor, Maastricht University Medical Center, Netherlands
“Vestibular implants: The promise and road ahead”

12-12:20 Jordi Llorens, PhD
Professor, University of Barcelona, Spain
“New tools to link structure and function in the vestibular periphery”

12:30-12:50 Stéphane Besnard, MD/PhD
Associate Professor, Université de Caen Normandie, France
“The hunt for biomarkers of vestibular disorder subtypes”

13-13:50 Lunch (not provided)

14-14:20 Vincent Van Rompaey, MD/PhD (joining online)
Professor, Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium
“Of mice and men: investigating vestibular disorders using basic and clinical approaches”

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Email

s.pyott@umcg.nl

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