12th International Conference on

Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia

Theme: Investigating the Challenges and Excellence in Dementia Research

OCM for Dementia Series Conferences

Organizing Committee

OCM Member

Mourad Tayebi

Associate Professor
Western Sydney University
Australia

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Dementia 2016

Organizing Committee - Dementia 2015

OCM Member

Toshimitsu Musha

Professor
Brain Functions Laboratory Inc.
Japan

Biography Research Interest

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Toru Itakura

President
Wakayama Medical University
Japan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Eef Hogervorst

Professor
Loughborough University
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Martine Simard

Professor
Laval University
Canada

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Dementia 2014

OCM Member

Amos D. Korczyn

Professor Emeritus
Department of Neurology
Tel Aviv University, Israel

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

George Perry

Dean and Professor
Semmes Foundation Endowed Chair in Neurobiology
University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Tel: 210-458-4450

Biography Research Interest

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Eric G. Tangalos

Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic, USA
Tel: 507-538-3338

Biography Research Interest

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Piotr Lewczuk

Head of the Laboratory of Clinical Neurochemistry
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Germany
Tel: 091-31/85-343-24

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Robert J. Buchanan

Chief of Functional and Restorative Neurosciences and Neurosurgery
Seton Brain and Spine Institute
University of Texas, USA
Tel: 512-324-4816

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fangyu Peng

Associate Professor, Department of Radiology
Associate Professor, Advanced Imaging Research Center
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Tel: 214-645-2625 

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Eef Hogervorst

Professor
Biological Psychology
School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Tel: 44 (0)1509 223020
Maastricht University
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Lydia Gimenez Llort

Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine & Institute of Neuroscience
Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
Tel: +34 581 2378
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Spain

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Neurologists 2016

OCM Member

George Perry

Professor and Dean
University of Texas at San Antonio
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jesse Michael Weinberger

Professor
The Mount Sinai School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fahad AlKherayf

Associate Professor
University of Ottawa
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Steven L. Wagner

Associate Professor
University of California, San Diego
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Antonio De Tommasi

Chairman and Head
BARI GENERAL HOSPITAL AND UNIVERSITY OF BARI
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Martin Scholz

Senior Consultant
Duisburg Hospital/Wedau Hospitals
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Zang-Hee Cho

Professor
Seoul National University
South Korea

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Huniades Urbina Medina

President
Venezuelan Society of Childcare and Pediatrics
Venezuela

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Georgios Hadjigeorgiou, MD

Professor
University of Thessaly
Greece

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Basim Uthman, MD

Professor and Vice Chair
Weill Cornell Medical College
Qatar

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Neurology 2017

OCM Member

Evelyn M. Garcia

Chairman and Medical Director
Carilion Clinic
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Harish C. Pant

Senior Investigator
NIH
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Jennifer DeFeo

Interim Associate Chair
Chicago School of Professional Psychology
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

George Perry

Dean
The University of Texas
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Guy H Fontaine

Professor
Hôpital de la Salpêtrière
France

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Xin Wang

Director
Harvard Medical School
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yawu Liu

Adjunct Professor
Kuopio University Hospital
Finland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Lucia M. Vaina

Co-Director of the Neurology of Vision Laboratory
Massachusetts General Hospital
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mohammad Moshahid Khan

Scientist
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Tang Wai Kwong

Professor
Shatin Hospital
Hong Kong

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kurt Jellinger

Professor of Neurology
Institute of Clinical Neurobiology
Austria

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Pediatric Neurology 2016

OCM Member

Lap Ho

Associate Professor
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Laura Flores-Sarnat

Professor
University of Calgary
Canada

Biography Research Interest

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Samir K Ballas

Professor
Thomas Jefferson University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gentile Salvatore

Professor
European College of Neuropsychopharmacology
Italy

Biography Research Interest

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Luca Ramenghi

Director
U.O.C. Neonatal pathology IRCCS Istituto Giannina Gaslini
Italy

Biography Research Interest

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Rabia G Sezerd

Associate Professor
Zeynep Kamil Maternity and Childrens Diseases Training and Research State Hospital
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

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Giuseppe Buonocore

Director
UOC Pediatria Neonatale
Italy

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Pediatric Neurology 2017

OCM Member

Kaye Talijancich

Paediatric Clinical Facilitator
Perth Pediatrics
Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Marina Reznik

Associate Professor
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Omer Abbas Ahmed

Pediatrician
American Hospital Dubai
UAE

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ashutosh Kumar

Assistant Professor
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Philip O. Ozuah

Associate Professor
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Neurology Congress 2017

OCM Member

Rodney Leacock

Director of Neuroscience ICU
Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Evelyn M. Garcia

Chairman and Medical Director
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Pankaj Sharma

Directory of Institute of Cardiovascular Research
Royal Holloway, University of London Consultant Neurologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Allal Boutajangout

Research Associate Professor
New York University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

George Perry

Dean
University of Texas at San Antonio
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Giulio Maria Pasinetti

Professor
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Giovanni Antioco Putzu

Professor
Quartu Sant’Elena
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Shey-Lin Wu

Co-Director
Department of Neurology Changhua Chrisitian Hosptial
Taiwan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Walter Bini

Vice President
ISLASS Middle East Chapter
UAE

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Radu Mutihac

Chair of Medical Physics
University of Bucharest
Romania

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alok Sharma

Director
Neuro Gen Brain & Spine Institute
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ivan G. Milanov

President
Bulgarian Society of Neurology
Bulgaria

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Arvind G. Kulkarni

Head of Mumbai Spine
Scoliosis & Disc Replacement Centre Bombay Hospital
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jera Kruja

Professor
University of Medicine, Tirana
Albania

Biography Research Interest

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Abderrahmane Chahidi

Vice President
SMNPH
Morocco

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Wai Kwong Tang

Professor
Chinese University of Hong Kong
China

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Neurology Congress 2016

OCM Member

Patricio F Reyes

Director
Alzheimer’s and Cognitive Disorders Program Karsten Solheim Dementia Research Chair
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Giulio Maria Pasinetti

Professor Neurology
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Saleem I. Abdulrauf

Director
Saint Louis University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Rameshwar K. Sharma

Distinguished Professor
Salus University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Raymond F. Sekula Jr.

Director
University of Pittsburgh
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Galina Mindlin

Director
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Roberto Federico Villa

Professor
University of Pavia
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ivan G. Milanov

President
BULGARIAN SOCIETY OF NEUROLOGY
Bulgaria

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Brooke Hallowell

Executive Director
Ohio University, The ADACA Project
Ohio

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr.Fernando Muñoz Hernández

Neurosurgeon
Hospital de Sant Pau
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Allal Boutajangout

Research Associate Professor
Department of Neurology, Neuroscience and Physiology
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jera Kruja

Professor
Department of Neurology
Albania

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sanjoy Sanyal

Associate Dean
Clinical Neuroscience Professor Texila American University
Guyana

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Antonio De Tommasi

Director
University of Bari Aldo Moro Company
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Estela Lladó-Carbó

Director
Universitari la Mútua de Terrassa
Barcelona Area, Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Marco Antonio Lopes

Research Associate
Federation of European Neuroscience Societies - FENS
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Stephen Nelson

Section Head
Pediatric Neurology Tulane University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Frank C Barone

Professor and Director
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Wai Kwong Tang

Professor
Chinese University of Hong Kong
China

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Euro Brain Injury 2017

OCM Member

Suresh Kumar

Director
TBI & Memory Research Institute & Regain Memory Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Susanna Rosi

Director of Neurocognitive Research, Brain and Spinal Injury Center
University of California, San Francisco
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alexandre Amaral

Director & Professor
Hospital Federal dos Servidores do Estado
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

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Harish C Pant

Senior Investigator
NINDS
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Aguinaldo Pereira Catanoce

Director
University Hospital Technical Puc Campinas.
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Wai Kwong Tang

Professor
Chinese University of Hong Kong
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Bibiana Bielekova

Professor
National Institutes of Health
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Rong Fu Wang

Director & Professor
Center & Peking University First Hospita
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ivan G. Milanov

President
BULGARIAN SOCIETY OF NEUROLOGY
Bulgaria

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Brain Disorders 2016

OCM Member

Harish C Pant

Senior Investigator
NINDS
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ateeq Ahmad

Vice president
Jina pharmaceuticals, Inc.
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sanjoy Sanyal

Associate Dean
Texila American University
Guyana

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kerensa Broersen

Assistant professor
University of Twente
The Netherlands

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Theresa D Hernandez

Professor and Chair
University of Colorado
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Connail McCrory

Medical Director Pain Medicine
St. James’ Hospital
Ireland

Biography Research Interest

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Hans Von Holst

Senior Neurosurgeon
Royal Institute of Technology
Sweden

Biography Research Interest

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Ru Rong Ji

Professor
Duke University Medical Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Eleuterio F Toro

Professor
University of Trento
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mark S Kindy

Professor and Associate Chair
Medical University of South Carolina
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Brain Disorders 2017

OCM Member

Eyad Faizo

Neurosurgeon
BG Unfallklinik Murnau
Germany

Biography Research Interest

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Nino Devidze

Director, Neuroscience Research Gene Therapy Program/Perelman School of Medicine
The University of Pennsilvania
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alberto Musto

Assistant Professor & Director of Neuroanatomy course
Eastern Virginia Medical School
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Jeffrey David Lewine

Professor of Translational Neuroscience
The Mind Research Network
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Walter Bini

Consultant Neurosurgeon
Healthpoint Hospital Abu Dhabi-UAE
UAE

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Miguel Angel Maroto Serrano

Psychologist- Gerontologist
Ahoracentros, CICS Centre
Spain

Biography Research Interest

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Lynne Hughes

Vice President and Head of Centre of Excellence, Neurology
QuintilesIMS
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Drini DOBI

Neurologist
Mother Theresa University Hospital Center
Albania

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Brain Stroke 2017

OCM Member

Jera Kruja

Head of University Service of Neurology
University of Medicine,
Tirana Albania

Biography Research Interest

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George Perry

Dean
University of Texas at San Antonio
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nagaraj Pushparaj

Director
PMN Pranikha Speciaality clinic, Chennai
India

Biography Research Interest

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Tang Wai Kwong

Professor, Department of Psychiatry
The Chinese University
Hong kong

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mohammad Nazrul Hossain

Associate Professor
Department of Neurosurgery, Jalalabad Ragib-Rabeya Medical College,
Bangladesh

Biography Research Interest

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Burton M. Altura

Professor
Department of Medicine Suny downstate medical center
United States

Biography Research Interest

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Lucia M. Vaina

Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Boston University College of Engineering
United States

Biography Research Interest