Lindy A. Kilik
Queen's University, Canada

Title: The Role of Dementia Behavioural Profiles in Diagnosis, Caregiver Stress, Intervention Approaches and Care Planning: The Kingston Standardized Behavioual Assessment "U" VS. "W" Profiles

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Dr. Lindy Kilik is a Neuropsychologist with over 20 years of practicing as a clinician with a full clinical load, and as a researcher in the areas of Geriatrics and Acquired Brain Injury. Her particular interests are ....... in behavioural intervention in dementia, driving and cognitive impairment, development of dementia screening tools, elder abuse and burnout. Dr. Kilik holds Speaker Cross Appointments in the Departments of Psychology & Psychiatry at Queens University. She has an active research program and believes that clinical work should drive research, and that research should then inform clinical work. Read more

Harold Komiskey
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, USA

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Dr. Harold Komiskey is a Professor of Pharmacology at the Georgia Campus - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin with a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and a minor........ in Medical Science/Physiology. Dr. Komiskey is a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology. He is also a member of the Society for Neuroscience, Society of Toxicology, and American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Read more

CDJM de Pont
Jeroen Bosch Hospital, Netherlands

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Ryuji Yamazaki-Skov
Waseda University, Japan

Title: A Community Approach to Dementia Care with Robotic Media and Its Ethical Dimension

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Ryuji Yamazaki (Yamazaki-Skov), Ph.D. is an assistant professor at School of Social Sciences, Waseda University, Japan. He received B.A. and M.A. degrees in Philosophy from Chuo University, Tokyo, and a Ph.D. in Knowledge Science ,....... from Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Ishikawa, in 1999, 2004, and 2010., He has worked as a Researcher at JAIST, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR), Kyoto, Japan and as an Invited Researcher, member of the PENSOR project (Philosophical Enquiries into Social Robotics) at Aarhus University, Denmark. His current research is focused on media studies, ethics of persuasive technology, robo-philosophy, and phenomenology. Read more

MS.SUCHI
Singapore

Title: Adopting laughter therapy to get dosage of happy hormones to remove stress caused by being in slight pain, being depressed, being unhappy anxious or sad. Saying positive affirmations aloud changes body cell energy

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Ms. SUCHI is an experienced International Pre School Principal/Manager who picked up Laughter exercises from many coaches around the world. She then designed 'Laughter Therapy' which is being used in many ,....... places such as hospitals and Senior Activity Centres. She provides individual and group therapy in educational and home settings. A former Manager / Trainer is now engages in building social awareness about Holistic approach for recovery. Be it Depression, Anxiety caused by physical or emotional pain, Death in the family and the harm the unhappiness brings to people, families and communities. Read more

Arkadi Prokopov
Athletic HighTech S.L., Spain

Title: Application of the Intermittent Hypoxic-Hyperoxic Training (IHHT) For treatment of Dementia

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Mauro Montalbano
University of Texas Medical Branch, USA

Title: Formation of Toxic Oligomeric Assemblies of RNA-binding Protein: Musashi in Alzheimer's disease

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Mauro Montalbano has completed his PhD in Neuroscience in 2016 from a joint program between University of Texas Medical Branch and University of Palermo (Italy) and from 2017 he is postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Kayed Laboratories....... in University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston (Texas). He partecipates to numerous national and international meetings in 2018, like Annual Neurological Association (ANA) in Atlanta and Society of Neuroscience (SFN) in San Diego. He has published more than 12 papers in reputed journals. My current research is focused on aggregation and toxicity of RNA-binding proteins in Alzheimer's disease. Read more

Denis Larrivee
Loyola University Chicago, USA

Title: Disruption of Self Representations in Alzheimer's: Default Mode Network and the Motor Image

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Denis Larrivee is a Visiting Scholar at Loyola University Chicago and has held professorships at the Weill Cornell University Medical College in New York City and....... Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. A former fellow at Yale University's Medical School and Department of Biology he received the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology's first place award for studies on photoreceptor degenerative and developmental mechanisms. He is the current editor of a text entitled Brain-Computer Interfacing and Brain Dynamics with InTech Publishing and an editorial board member of the journals Annals of Neurology and Neurological Sciences (USA) and EC Neurology (UK). An International Neuroethics Society Expert he is the author of more than 50 papers and book chapters in such varied journals/venues as Neurology and Neurological Sciences (USA), EC Neurology (UK), Journal of Neuroscience, Journal of Religion and Mental Health, and IEEE Explore. Read more

Angela Milan Tomas
University of Navarra Clinic, Spain

Title: Biomarkers and therapeutic targets in Alzheimer´s Disease.

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Ángela Milán-Tomás completed neurology residency in 2014 followed by four years of Research and Clinical fellowships in Toronto, Canada. She specialized in the field of sleep medicine ....... with University of Toronto at Toronto Western Hospital. Upon the completion of her fellowship in sleep medicine she pivoted the focus of expertise to neurodegenerative diseases becoming a Clinical Fellow in cognitive neurology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Currently Angela is completing her phd in Alzheimer's disease and Lewy body dementia while working as the Coordinator of the Cognitive and Behavioural Neurology Unit at the Clinica Universidad de Navarra in Madrid, spa. Read more

Tang Chao Tian
National Healthcare Group (NHG), National Psychiatry Residency Programme, Singapore

Title: Key review findings for mindfulness based interventions in dementia: The perceptions of caregivers of patients with dementia

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Dr. Tang Chao Tian is currently a psychiatry resident in Singapore. He has published in the fields of general psychiatry, ....... adult neurodevelopmental psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry. Read more