4thInternational Symposium
"Low Vision and the Brain"

24–26 November 2017 • Berlin, Germany

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24 November

Session 1 – Brain dysfunction in ophthalmology
Gordon Plant* (London/GB), Huiguang He* (Beijing/CN)
Hans-Peter Thier (Tübingen/DE), Fang Fang (Hong Kong/CN)
Sylvie Chokron* (Paris/FR), Ying Gao* (Magdeburg/DE)

Session 2 – Vascular system, intraocular/intracranial pressure

25 November

Session 3 – Neuroprotection and rescue
Robert Ritch* (New York, NY/US), Neville Osborne* (Oxford/GB)
Kwok-Fai So* (Hong Kong/CN), Natalia Kurysheva* (Moscow/RU)

Session 4 – Stem cells and regeneration
Larry Benowitz* (Boston, MA/US), Kun-Che Chang* (Stanford, CA/US)
Robin R. Ali (London/GB), Robert MacLaren (Oxford/GB)
Gisbert Richard* (Hamburg/DE)

Session 5 – Neuroplasticity, recovery and restoration
Georg Michelson* (Erlangen/DE), Elvire Vaucher* (Montreal/CA)
Petra Henrich-Noack* (Magdeburg/DE), Paolo Rossini* (Roma/IT)

Session 6 – Electric current stimulation – basics
Andrea Antal* (Göttingen/DE), Christoph Herrmann (Oldenburg/DE)
Wioletta Waleszcyzk* (Warszawa/PL), Ulf Ziemann* (Tübingen/DE)

Session 7 – Electric current stimulation – clinical
Eberhart Zrenner* (Tübingen/DE)
Yoshikazu Ugawa* (Fukushima/JP), Benedetto Falsini* (Roma/IT)

26 November

Session 8 – Psychology of coping, stress, and Rehabilitation
Tanuj Dada* (Haryana/IN), Ruth van Nispen (Amsterdam/NL)
William Seiple (Paris/FR), Arash Sahraie (Aberdeen/GB)

Session 9 – Transmodal plasticity, substitution, compensation
Amir Amedi* (Jerusalem/IS)
Josef Rauschecker* (Georgetown, CA/US)
Gera de Haan* (Croningen/NL)

 

*confirmed to attend