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Disruptive Technologies and Opportunities for Brain Therapeutics  (Q3)

joint with the meeting on Cerebral Fluid Flow and Function: Lymphatics, Glymphatics and the Choroid Plexus (Q4)

Scientific Organizers: Maria-Jesus Blanco, Kalpana M. Merchant and Mabel Loza García


February 16—19, 2020

Eldorado Hotel & Spa, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 15, 2019 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 15, 2019 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 19, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 17, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2020-Q3 "Disruptive Technologies and Opportunities for Brain Therapeutics " conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On October 15, 2019 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 15, 2019 until November 19, 2019 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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October 15, 2019 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 17, 2019 795.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After December 17, 2019 995.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 17, 2019 570.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After December 17, 2019 770.00 USD

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 15, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is November 19, 2019)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


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Scholarship Deadline: October 15, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

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Abstract Deadline: November 19, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is October 15, 2019)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 17, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 570.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 995.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 770.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, February 16 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Wednesday, February 19 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Thursday, February 20 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Cava Santa Fe
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Cava Santa Fe

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Anasazi Ballroom
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/16/2020

Eldorado A
Steven M. Paul, Karuna Pharmaceuticals and Third Rock Ventures, USA
Overview of Clinical CNS Therapeutics Landscape

08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/16/2020

Eldorado B
Kari K. Alitalo, University of Helsinki, Finland
Processing CSF Outflow at the High-End of Lymphatics

09:00—11:15
Challenges and Opportunities for Brain Therapeutics: Preclinical to Clinical Translation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/16/2020

Eldorado A
Kalpana M. Merchant, Vincere Biosciences, Inc., USA
De-Risking Disease-Modifying Therapies of PD: From Computational Biology Approaches for Disease-Relevant Targets to Patient Enrichment Biomarkers and Digital End-Points

Coffee Break

Cristina Lopez Lopez, Novartis, Switzerland
Innovation in Clinical Trial Designs for CNS Drug Development: Emerging Trends and Latest Breakthrough Examples

Chas Bountra, University of Oxford, UK
Focus on Translation: Preclinical Target Validation

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

09:00—11:15
Choroid Plexus, Stem Cells and Development
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/16/2020

Eldorado B
Norman Ruthven Saunders, University of Melbourne, Australia
The Choroid Plexus: Mechanisms that Limit Drug Entry into the Developing Brain

Coffee Break

Maria Lehtinen, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
CSF Regulation of the Developing Brain

Fiona Doetsch, University of Basel, Switzerland
CSF Regulation of Adult Neural Stem Cells

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Anasazi Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Anasazi Ballroom
14:30—16:30
Roundtable: Collaboration & Knowledge Integration Models for Successful Brain Therapeutics

Eldorado A
* Mabel Loza García, Grupo Biofarma, Spain

James E. Audia, Chicago Biomedical Consortium, USA
Drug Discovery in the Academic and Not-For-Profit Community

Sohini Chowdhury, Michael J. Fox Foundation, USA

Cristina Lopez Lopez, Novartis, Switzerland

Robert G. Thorne, Denali Therapeutics, USA

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Concourse
17:00—19:00
Advances in Technologies to Garner Insights into Disease Biology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/16/2020

Eldorado A
Alison Goate, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Genetics and Computational Approaches: Building upon Cutting-Edge Case Studies

Lena F. Burbulla, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, USA
iPS-Derived Cellular Systems: Impact from Latest Research

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Glymphatics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/16/2020

Eldorado B
Maiken Nedergaard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Sleep Regulation and Disease Roles of the Glymphatic System

Jeffrey J. Iliff, Oregon Health and Science University, USA
Molecular and Cellular Regulation of the Glymphatic System

Helene Benveniste, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Glymphatic Flow, Regulation, and Function

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Anasazi Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Anasazi Ballroom

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Anasazi Ballroom
08:00—11:00
Integrating Novel Medicinal Chemistry Approaches Targeting the Brain
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/16/2020

Eldorado A
Anastasia Khvorova, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Novel siRNA and Antisense Oligonucleotide Approaches for Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disorders

Jacob M. Hooker, Harvard Medical School, USA
Integrating PET Tracers into CNS Drug Discovery: Impact on the Discovery of Novel HDAC Ligands

Coffee Break

Maria-Jesus Blanco, Sage Therapeutics, USA
Leading with Human Data: Discovery of Novel Clinical Compounds for CNS Disorders

Craig W. Lindsley, Vanderbilt University, USA
Latest Efforts Towards the Discovery of Clinical mGlu4 Allosteric Modulators for Parkinson’s Disease

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Lymphatics and CSF Dynamics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/16/2020

Eldorado B
Jonathan Kipnis, University of Virginia, USA
Glymphatic-Lymphatic Roles in Aging and Disease

Erik N.T.P. Bakker, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Effect of Hypertension on Fluid Management in the Brain

Coffee Break

Steffi Dreha-Kulaczewski, University Medical Center, Germany
Breath to Drive CSF Flow

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Anasazi Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Anasazi Ballroom
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Concourse
17:00—19:00
Diagnostic and/or Disease-State Biomarkers
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/16/2020

Eldorado A
Gwenn A. Garden, University of Washington, USA
Novel Glial Biomarkers in Human Central Nervous System Disease

Steffany A.L. Bennett, University of Ottawa, Canada
Lipidomic-Based Insights into Disease Mechanisms: A Targeted Lipidomics Discovery Pipeline for Network and Flux Analysis

Christian Gossens†, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Switzerland
Digital CNS Biomarker Development: How Mobile Technology Can Innovate Clinical Endpoints

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Regulation of Brain Development
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/16/2020

Eldorado B
Christer Betsholtz, Uppsala University, Sweden
Fenestrated Blood Vessels in the Brain and Eye

Nanna MacAulay, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Mechanism of CSF Secretion - Conventional Osmosis versus Active Water Transport

Claire Wyart, Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle Epinière, France
Organogenesis Relies on a Sensory Pathway Detecting Chemical and Mechanical Cues from the Cerebrospinal Fluid and Secreting Neuropeptides

Toru Takumi, RIKEN Center for Brain Science Institute, Japan
Choroid Plexus and Circadian Clock

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Anasazi Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Anasazi Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Anasazi Ballroom
08:00—11:00
Ensuring Target Engagement: Innovative Approaches Towards Neuroimaging and Brain Delivery
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/16/2020

Eldorado A
Tetsuya Suhara, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, Japan
Strategies for Utilizing Neuroimaging Biomarkers in CNS Drug Discovery and Development

Mickael Tanter, Institute Langevin, France
Functional Ultrasound Imaging of the Brain Activity: A Fast Growing Neuroimaging Modality with Unique Features for Preclinical and Clinical Studies

Coffee Break

Orla M. Doyle†, IQVIA, UK
The Role of Machine Learning in Neuroimaging for Drug Discovery and Development

Lisa L. Shafer, NeuroBridge Therapeutics, Inc., USA
Emerging Strategies for Brain Drug Delivery: Latest Case Applications

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Regulation of Neuroimmune Responses
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/16/2020

Eldorado B
Adam Chodobski, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, USA
The Choroid Plexus in Brain Injury and Neuroinflammation

Jean-François Ghersi-Egea, Centre de Recherche en Neurosciences de Lyon, France
CSF Barriers to Immune Cells and Drugs

Coffee Break

Michal Schwartz, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Choroid Plexus Regulation of the Neuroimmune Response

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop: Computational Framework for Integrated CNS Drug Discovery and Design

Eldorado A
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Concourse
17:00—18:45
Innovative Therapeutic Delivery Approaches Targeting the Brain
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/16/2020

Eldorado A
Speaker to be Announced
Gut-Brain Axis for CNS Therapeutics

Speaker to be Announced
Leveraging Biobanks and Electronic Health Records for Biomarker and Therapeutic Development

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—18:45
Diagnostics and Therapies
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/16/2020

Eldorado B
Kristopher Kahle, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Genetics of Human Hydrocephalus

Patricia I. Dickson, Washington University, USA
CSF Delivery of Therapeutics

Speaker to be Announced

Edwin S. Monuki, University of California, Irvine, USA
Choroid Plexus Regenerative Medicine

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/16/2020

Eldorado A
18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/16/2020

Eldorado B
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Anasazi Ballroom
20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Anasazi Ballroom

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20

 
Departure


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