FENS 2016 Satellite event: Molecular Regulation of Depressive Disorders


Molecular Regulation of Depressive Disorders; from Mouse to Human
1st of July 2016, Copenhagen

Welcome address (and chair part I): Eleanor Coffey, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland

14:05 Eleanor Coffey, Åbo Akademi University, Finland
“Molecular regulation of neurogenesis and anxiety-like behaviour in mice”

14:30 Michael Courtney, University of Turku, Finland
“Mechanisms by which NOS1AP/CAPON regulates neuronal Nitric Oxide Synthase signalling”

15:00 Sabine Spijker, Center for Neurogenomics and cognitive research, Amsterdam
“Caught in the web of depression”

15:30 Coffee break

Chair part II: Thomas Frodl, Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg, Germany

15:50 Andrew Harkin, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
“In pursuit of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) biomarkers in animal models of depression’”

16:20 Martin Walter, Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Germany
“Molecular-functional imaging of brain network endophenotypes underlying aberrant stimulus response and intrinsic processing in major depression”

16:50 Thomas Frodl, Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg, Germany
“Are biomarkers for neuroplasticity relevant for depression?”

17:20 Anton Lord, Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, Australia
“Whole brain proof of concept to reliable biomarkers for depression:  Transitioning to scale”