Conference Posters

Conference posters from the Brain Conference 2020 are archived here.

Posters and Rooms

Poster ID Room Presenting Author Title Topic
1 1 Tariq D Al-Saadi “Cognitive Deficits in Pediatric Craniopharyngioma: An Updated Review” Cognitive
2 1 Angeliki Zarkali “Visual dysfunction predicts cognitive impairment and white matter degeneration in Parkinson’s disease” Cognitive
3 1 Eric R Albuquerque “Single Unit Recordings During Working Memory Indicate Divergent Roles for Lateral and Medial Prefrontal Cortex.” Cognitive
4 1 Pascale T Patenaude “Hippocampal and amygdala structural changes in autism throughout development “ Cognitive
5 1 Kamyar Moradi “The transition of mild cognitive impairment over time: An AV45- and FDG-PET study of reversion and conversion phenomena” Cognitive
6 1 Fatemeh Asgharian Asl “Comparison of the Effectiveness of Unilateral and Bilateral Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on Response Inhibition of Female Patients with Major Depressive Disorder” Cognitive
7 1 Alicia J Rybicki “Dopaminergic modulation of learning from social and individual information” Cognitive
8 1 Andrea Luppi “A Synergistic Workspace for Human Consciousness “ Cognitive
9 1 Alistair Perry “Longitudinal changes in structural connectivity in young people at high genetic risk for bipolar disorder” Cognitive
10 1 Roksana Markiewicz “How the healthy ageing brain supports semantic binding during language comprehension” Cognitive
11 1 Nicholas G Cicero “Attention and memory encoding with healthy aging and implications for cognitive impairment” Cognitive
12 1 Justin Reber “Cognitive impairment after focal brain lesions is better predicted by damage to structural than functional network hubs” Cognitive
13 1 James D. Stefaniak “A meta-analysis of language network plasticity in post-stroke aphasia” Cognitive
14 1 Leah Banellis “Heart-evoked potentials reflect interoceptive-exteroceptive predictions, during a paradigm with individual adjustment of cardio-audio delays” Cognitive
15 1 Youssuf Saleh “Apathy in small vessel cerebrovascular disease is associated with deficits in effort-based decision making” Cognitive
16 1 Feng Deng “Cognition alterations in asymptomatic midlife individuals at increased risk of dementia” Cognitive
17 1 Tariq D Al-Saadi “Neurosurgery Residents’ Perspective on COVID-19: Knowledge, Readiness, and Impact of this Pandemic” COVID-19
18 1 tahani K. Alshammari “Examining Stress of Virtual Learning in Collages of Health Sciences:  A Cross-Sectional Study in The Era of COVID-19 Pandemic in Saudi Arabia” COVID-19
19 1 Yizhou Yu “Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases predict different COVID-19 outcomes, a UK Biobank study “ COVID-19
20 1 Akram A. Hosseini “Long-term consequences of COVID-19 on neurocognitive and mental health functions: Clinical and 7T MRI study” COVID-19
21 1 Lorenzo Muccioli “COVID-19-related encephalopathy resembles neurotoxicity associated with chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy” COVID-19
22 1 Gabriele Lignani “Activity-dependent Gene Therapy for Intractable Epilepsy” Epilepsy
23 1 Ali Alim-Marvasti “The Probabilistic Landscape of Seizure Semiology Localising Values: Visualisations from 4643 Patients” Epilepsy
24 1 PUGAZHANDHI  BAKTHAVATCHALAM  “A Critical Analysis of Selective Systemic Chemoconvulsants Induced Temporal Lobe Epilepsy in Rodent Models “ Epilepsy
25 1 Rayyan R Zafar “Ending the pain of children with severe epilepsy? An audit of the impact of medical cannabis in 10 patients” Epilepsy
26 1 Sophie Adler “Multi-centre Epilepsy Lesion Detection (MELD) Project: Predictors of lesion location and postsurgical seizure freedom in focal cortical dysplasia” Epilepsy
27 1 Mathilde Ripart “MELD project: Quantitative analysis of associations between MRI features and FCD histopathologies” Epilepsy
28 1 Aswin Chari “Drug-resistant focal epilepsy in children is associated with increase modal controllability of the whole brain and epileptogenic regions “ Epilepsy
29 1 Anna M. Witkowska-Wrobel “Imaging seizures with Electrical Impedance Tomography” Epilepsy
30 1 Mark Thaller “Negative impact of COVID-19 lockdown on papilloedema and idiopathic intracranial hypertension” Headache
31 1 Andreas Yiangou “Erenumab for headaches in idiopathic intracranial hypertension: A prospective open-label evaluation” Headache
32 1 Olivia Grech “Investigation of mitochondrial respiratory function in a brain slice model of cortical spreading depression.” Headache
33 1 Alexander Gordon “The Effectiveness and Safety Profile of Greater Occipital Nerve Blockade in Cluster Headache: A Systematic Review” Headache
34 1 James Mitchell “A randomised, controlled, trial of the GLP-1 receptor agonist Exenatide in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension” Headache
35 1 Giovanna Capodivento “Sphingomyelin: a novel CSF biomarker of demyelination in immune-mediated neuropathies” Immune-mediated neuropathies
36 1 Laura Bricio-Moreno “Astrocyte and neuron derived CXCL1 drives neutrophil transmigration and blood-brain barrier permeability in viral encephalitis” Infectious diseases
37 1 Asma Hassani “Primary peripheral EBV infection can lead to CNS infection and inflammation in a rabbit model” Infectious diseases
38 1 Greta K WOOD “Clinical, investigatory, and aetiological predictors of seizures in acute encephalitis” Infectious diseases
39 2 Iona E Pearson “The prevalence and management of saliva problems in motor neuron disease: A 4-year analysis of the Scottish MND Register” Motor Neuron Disease
40 2 Chencheng  Zhang “Subthalamic and pallidal stimulations in patients with Parkinson’s disease: common and dissociable connections” Movement disorders
41 2 Angeliki Zarkali “Organisational and neuromodulatory underpinnings of structure-function decoupling in Parkinson’s disease” Movement disorders
42 2 Chang-Le Chen “Differentiation of Brain Aging between Multiple System Atrophy and Parkinson’s Disease Using MRI-based Brain Age Paradigm” Movement disorders
43 2 George E C Thomas “Regional brain iron and gene expression provide insights into neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease” Movement disorders
44 2 Samuel Shribman “Biomarkers for brain injury and copper toxicity in Wilson’s disease: A diffusion tensor imaging study” Movement disorders
45 2 Dr. Deepika Shukla “Glutathione, GABA+, and Glx Quantitation from Substantia Nigra in Parkinson’s Disease Patients: A Cross-sectional MR Spectroscopy Study” Movement disorders
46 2 Anna Sadnicka “Postural instability in DYT-TOR1A dystonia dynamically dependent on sensory feedback” Movement disorders
47 2 Anna Sadnicka “Cortical sensorimotor representations remain normal in musicians’ dystonia  despite global deficit in dexterity” Movement disorders
48 2 Yae Ji Kim “Baseline regional white matter networks predict the development of Levodopa-induced dyskinesia in drug naïve Parkinson’s Disease” Movement disorders
49 2 Shenghong He “Rhythmic modulation of alpha and beta oscillations in the pedunculopontine nucleus by gait-phase” Movement disorders
50 2 Abidemi I Otaiku “Impulse Control Disorders in Idiopathic REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder and Drug-Naive Parkinson’s Disease” Movement disorders
51 2 TANMAYEE SAMANTARAY “Meta-Analysis of Clinical Symptoms and Data Driven Subtyping Approaches in Parkinson’s Disease” Movement disorders
52 2 Sebastian R  Schreglmann “Non-invasive Amelioration of Essential Tremor via Phase-Locked Disruption of its Temporal Coherence” Movement disorders
53 2 Roni O Maimon-Mor “Early life experience sets hard limits on motor learning: Evidence from artificial arm use” Movement disorders
54 2 Bianca A Schuster “Effects of the dopamine D2 receptor antagonist Haloperidol on mentalizing performance in healthy adults” Movement disorders
55 3 Sophie L Sowden “Effects of dopamine D2 receptor antagonist Haloperidol on movement speed in a drawing task “ Psychopharmacology
56 2 Vinojini Vivekanandam “Andersen-Tawil Syndrome:  Multi-System Deep Phenotyping of a large UK cohort” Muscle
57 2 Robert D S  Pitceathly “Cardiolipin in health and mitochondrial disease” Muscle
58 2 Christopher J Record “Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease secondary to biallelic mutations in SORD” Nerve
59 2 Sudarshini Ramanathan “Immunotherapy responsive neuropathic pain associated with LGI1 and CASPR2 antibodies” Nerve
60 2 Carolynne M Doherty “Neuromuscular MRI as an outcome measure for Charcot Marie Tooth disease.” Nerve
61 2 Maria Loizidou “Reforming support systems of newly diagnosed brain cancer patients: A systematic review” Neuro-Oncology
62 2 Miguel Eduardo García-García “Identification of metabolic and molecular features to identify novel diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers in gliomas” Neuro-Oncology
63 2 Antonio C Fuentes-Fayos “Translational evidence of the additive antitumor effects of metformin and statins in brain tumors” Neuro-Oncology
64 2 Juan Solivera “Genetic and 1H-HRMAS metabolic profile as a prognostic tool for overall survival in wildtype-glioblastoma patients” Neuro-Oncology
65 2 Darius Ebrahimi-Fakhari “Systematic Analysis of Brain MRI Findings In Adaptor Protein Complex 4 – associated Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Reveals Patterns For Diagnosis and Disease Progression” Neurogenetics
66 2 Mohammad S.E. Sendi “The link between brain functional network connectivity and genetic risk of Alzheimer’s disease “ Neurogenetics
67 2 Elisenda Bueicheku “Neurogenetic bases of the visuomotor integration system” Neurogenetics
68 2 Katherine E Fodder “Brain co-methylation signatures in Progressive supranuclear palsy “ Neurogenetics
69 2 Charley Peitzmeier “The Influence of Alcohol Intake Levels in Control Subjects on Signal Strength in Genetic Association Studies of Alcohol Use Disorder” Neurogenetics
70 2 Marta Perez-Gonzalez “Neural circuit dysfunction in the Dp1Tyb mice model of Down Syndrome” Neurogenetics
71 2 Phillip M Muza “Altered Neural Dynamics in the Dp2Yey Mouse Model of Down Syndrome” Neurogenetics
72 2 Dila Atak “Generation and Characterization of an Inducible Pericyte Ablation Model in Adult Mice” Neurogenetics
73 2 May Yung Tiet “White Matter Hyperintensities and Brain Microbleeds in adults with Ataxia-Telangiectasia” Neurogenetics
74 2 Dr RAJESH THANGARAJAN “Effects of adolescent physical exercise and environmental enrichment on prenatal inflammation induced structural alterations in hippocampal neurons in Wistar rats” Neuroinflammation/MS
75 2 Rebecca  K Holloway “Microglial inflammasome activation drives developmental white matter injury” Neuroinflammation/MS
76 2 Adam Al-Diwani “Direct evaluation of cervical lymph node and ovarian teratoma as sites of auto-reactivity in NMDAR-antibody encephalitis” Neuroinflammation/MS
77 2 Niamh B McNamara “Microglia regulate the integrity of myelin in the central nervous system.” Neuroinflammation/MS
78 2 Antonio ACC Cerdán-Cerdá “Whole Brain in vivo axonal diameter mapping in multiple sclerosis” Neuroinflammation/MS
79 3 Athina R Aruldass “Dysconnectivity within an interoceptive functional network was associated with heightened peripheral inflammation in depression. “ Neuropsychiatry of pain
80 3 Yun Liang “Imaging Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain: Insights from Combining AI and Granger Causality” Neuropsychiatry of pain
81 3 Xianwei Che “High-frequency rTMS over the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex on chronic and provoked pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis” Neuropsychiatry of pain
82 3 Fintan Milligan “The Prevalence of Functional Neurological Disorders in Patients with Idiopathic Urinary Retention “ Neuropsychiatry of pain
83 3 Ravi R Bhatt “Morphological Brain Differences in People Reporting Chronic Pain Across Different Body Sites in the UK BioBank” Neuropsychiatry of pain
84 3 Mohammad S.E. Sendi “Brain dynamic functional connectivity predicts treatment response to electroconvulsive therapy in major depressive disorder” Psychiatric disorders
85 3 Jaleed Gilani “Utilization and outcomes with low dose tissue plasminogen activator as intravenous thrombolytic therapy for ischaemic stroke at Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi: a retrospective analysis” Stroke
86 3 siobhan Crilly “Chemical screening in zebrafish larval model of intracerebral haemorrhage identifies ACE-inhibitors as potential therapeutic” Stroke
87 3 Ioana F Grigoras “A single, clinically relevant dose of baclofen significantly impairs motor sequence learning” Stroke
88 3 Priyanka Shridharan “Effect of different statin dosages on infarct volume and its functional outcome following acute ischemic stroke” Stroke
89 3 Anna K Bonkhoff “Sex-specific lesion pattern of long-term functional outcome after stroke” Stroke
90 3 James JM Loan “Neuroinflammation after intracerebral haemorrhage: a systematic review and meta-analysis of molecular analyses of human brain tissue. “ Stroke
91 3 James JM Loan “Nrf2-dependent myelomononuclear responses to intracerebral haemorrhage” Stroke
92 3 Laura McCulloch “Treatment with IgM-enriched intravenous immunoglobulins (IgM-IVIg) enhances clearance of spontaneous bacterial lung infection after experimental stroke” Stroke
93 3 Niamh Moreton “The modulatory effects of dimethyloxalylglycine and MnTMPyP on synaptic transmission post hypoxia in isolated rat hippocampal slices. N. Moreton1, J. J. O’Connor1. 1UCD School of Biomolecular & Biomedical Science, UCD Conway Institute, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.” Stroke
94 3 MARTINA PUZIO “The effects of the nonspecific prolyl hydroxylase inhibitor, dimethyloxaloylglycine (DMOG) on synaptic transmission and plasticity in rat hippocampal slices” Stroke
95 3 Enzo G Plaitano “Impact of Amantadine Hydrochloride on Hospitalized Acute Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke Patients” Stroke
96 3 Ali Ali “The acute effects of remote ischaemic conditioning on cerebral perfusion in healthy subjects” Stroke
97 3 Mia Kolmos “Recurrent Ischemic Stroke – A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis” Stroke
98 3 Francesca Pischiutta “Human amniotic mesenchymal stromal cell secretome  protects the brain after traumatic injury” Traumatic brain injury
99 3 Federico Moro “Acute neuroprotection by inhaled Argon after brain injury in mice “ Traumatic brain injury
100 3 Federico Baldini “Mice exposed to midline repeated mild traumatic brain injury have more pronounce memory impairment and hippocampal neuropathology than those with a lateral site of injury” Traumatic brain injury
101 3 Ronak Ved “Can manipulation of neuroinflammation modulate oligodendrogenesis and white matter repair after TBI?” Traumatic brain injury
102 3 Alice O’Donnell “The prognostic value of resting-state EEG in acute posttraumatic unresponsive states” Traumatic brain injury
103 3 Susruta Manivannan “Glycyrrhizin reverses the damaging effects of traumatic neuronal injury on cortical neurogenesis” Traumatic brain injury
104 3 Helena A Cavaleiro “Development of a physiologically relevant ex vivo model of traumatic brain injury to study compounds targeting injury progression” Traumatic brain injury
105 3 Bridgette D Semple “Acute treatment with TrkB agonist LM22A-4 confers neuroprotection and preserves myelin integrity in a mouse model of pediatric traumatic brain injury” Traumatic brain injury
106 3 Sean Coulborn “Disruptions in effective connectivity within and between default mode network and anterior forebrain mesocircuit in disorders of consciousness” Traumatic brain injury
107 3 Mario Forcione “A method to perform functional near-infrared spectroscopy in diffuse optical tomography on traumatic brain injury patients in the intensive care unit: a prospective study on healthy volunteers” Traumatic brain injury
108 3 Neil Graham “Advanced blood and neuroimaging biomarkers of axonal injury after TBI in the prospective multi-centre BIO-AX-TBI study” Traumatic brain injury
109 3 Marie Hanscom “Colonic Inflammation During Chronic Experimental Traumatic Brain Injury in Mice Exacerbates TBI-related Neurological Outcomes and Induces Systemic Inflammation and Dysautonomia” Traumatic brain injury
110 3 Lennart Riemann “Relationship between intracranial lesions on brain computed tomography and global functional outcome in adolescents with mild traumatic brain injury” Traumatic brain injury
111 3 Lennart  R B Spindler “Dopaminergic brainstem disconnection is common to pathological and pharmacological consciousness perturbation” Traumatic brain injury
112 3 Rebecca J Henry “Microglial depletion with CSF1R Inhibitor During Chronic Phase of Experimental Traumatic Brain Injury Reduces Neurodegeneration and Neurological Deficits” Traumatic brain injury
113 3 Isaac Kelleher-Unger “Information and Communication in the Injured Brain” Traumatic brain injury
114 3 Emma-Jane Mallas “Pathological slowing in post-traumatic amnesia underpins impaired binding of information in working memory” Traumatic brain injury
115 3 Penny Trayner “Using software technology in neurorehabilitation to facilitate effective, time-efficient goal setting” Traumatic brain injury
116 3 Nicola L de Souza “Differentiating Cognitive and Psychological Latent Profiles in U.S. Military Personnel with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder” Traumatic brain injury
117 3 Niall Bourke “Classifying volume abnormality in paediatric traumatic brain injury: a normative population approach “ Traumatic brain injury
118 4 Muireann Irish “Anhedonia in frontotemporal dementia – the forgotten clinical symptom?” Neurodegenerative
119 4 Ashvini Keshavan “Population-based blood screening for pre-clinical Alzheimer’s disease in a British birth cohort at age 70” Neurodegenerative
120 4 Lauren Miller “Tau assemblies do not behave like independently acting prion-like particles in mouse neural tissue” Neurodegenerative
121 4 Irene Molina-Gonzalez “Astrocyte-Oligodendrocyte interaction regulates central nervous system regeneration” Neurodegenerative
122 4 Elizaveta Olkhova “Mitochondrial dysfunction in parvalbumin interneurons leads to early-onset neurological symptoms associated with mitochondrial disease in vivo” Neurodegenerative
123 4 Richard A Hickman “Mixed brain pathologies in Huntington disease “ Neurodegenerative
124 4 Martha McLaughlin “Investigating the role of intron retention in FUS protein autoregulation and its relevance to ALS/FTD” Neurodegenerative
125 4 Jordi Galiano “CD8+ T cell nigral infiltration precedes synucleinopathy and neuronal death in Parkinson’s disease” Neurodegenerative
126 4 Lidon Marin-Marin “White matter integrity between the precuneus and left parahippocampus differentiates mild cognitive impairment converters from non-converters” Neurodegenerative
127 4 Samantha M Loi “Survival in younger-onset dementia” Neurodegenerative
128 4 Vyshnavy Balendra “Antioxidant Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease: Superoxide Dismutase” Neurodegenerative
129 4 Emily Beswick “A systematic review of extra-motor symptom evaluation in clinical trials for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.” Neurodegenerative
130 4 Laura E Hughes “GABAergic modulation of cortical network oscillations underlying motor learning in frontotemporal lobar degeneration” Neurodegenerative
131 4 Elliot Dryer-Beers “Effects of Polyphenol Consumption on Cognition and Neuroimaging Phenotypes of Cognitive Decline” Neurodegenerative
132 4 Hayley C Miller “Metallothionein 1 overexpression does not protect against mitochondrial disease pathology in Ndufs4 knockout mice” Neurodegenerative
133 4 Jenny Lange “Astrocyte metabolic activity is impaired in Huntington’s Disease” Neurodegenerative
134 4 Susan R Goulding “Growth differentiation factor 5 is neuroprotective in an _-synuclein rat model of Parkinson’s disease.” Neurodegenerative
135 4 Paige S Mumford “Preclinical modelling in the mouse of altered neuroinflammation in AD-DS” Neurodegenerative
136 4 Marta Perez-Gonzalez “PLA2G4E, a candidate gene for resilience in Alzheimer´s disease and a new target for dementia treatment” Neurodegenerative
137 4 Eric Hidari “A quantitative PATH for neurodegenerative diseases” Neurodegenerative
138 4 Carla Castany “Sertraline treatment normalizes striatal protein translation and ameliorates motor deficits in the R6/1 mouse model of Huntington’s disease “ Neurodegenerative
139 4 Laura A Smith “Interneuron vulnerability underlying occipital cortex seizure activity in Alpers-Huttenlocher syndrome. “ Neurodegenerative
140 4 Barbora Fulopova “Regional patterns of cortical beta amyloid deposition and brain connectivity in APP/PS1 mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease relative to ageing and following midlife environmental enrichment.” Neurodegenerative
142 4 Lisa Nobis “Serotonin modulates effort-based decision-making in Parkinson’s disease depending on baseline motivation” Neurodegenerative
143 4 Marina Célestine “Regulation of Alzheimer pathology by amyloid seeds: from toxic effects to therapeutic opportunities” Neurodegenerative
144 4 Suzanne Lam “Tau-seeded pathologies induced by human brain inoculation in a mouse model of amyloidosis is the main culprit for synaptic and cognitive deficits” Neurodegenerative
145 4 Martin J Dahl “Locus coeruleus integrity is related to tau burden and memory loss in autosomal-dominant Alzheimer’s disease” Neurodegenerative
146 4 Micheal David “Home monitoring of vital signs and generation of alerts in a cohort of people living with dementia” Neurodegenerative
147 4 Muhammed M Hasan “Targeting the glycine/D-serine binding site on NMDA receptors in an ex vivo model of Alzheimer’s disease” Neurodegenerative
148 4 Karin Terburgh “Neurometabolomics of Leigh syndrome: Region-specific insights from the Ndufs4 KO mouse brain “ Neurodegenerative
149 4 Ruiqing  Ni “High precision in vivo assessment of Alzheimer’s _-amyloid deposits with multi-scale optical imaging” Neurodegenerative
150 4 Alexis Moscoso “Time course of phosphorylated-tau181 in blood across the Alzheimer’s disease spectrum “ Neurodegenerative
151 4 Akin Nihat “Predicting prognosis and care needs in Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease” Neurodegenerative
152 4 Maria Kokkali “Neurotrophin mimetic BNN27 exerts neuroprotective and neurogenic effects, ameliorating cognitive impairments in the 5xFAD mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease  “ Neurodegenerative
153 4 Dervis A Salih “Genetic variability associated with OAS1 expression in myeloid cells increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and severe COVID-19 outcomes” Neurodegenerative
155 4 Jessica  L. Hazelton “Losing track of the heart: Impaired cardiac interoceptive accuracy in behavioural-variant frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease” Neurodegenerative
156 4 Fatemeh Sadat Abtahi “Evaluation of neuropathic pain sensation following microinjection of rotenone into the Substantia Nigra pars compacta induced Hemi-Parkinson in rats” Neurodegenerative
157 4 Paul D Zeun “Characterising the biological and clinical manifestations of Huntington’s disease in gene carriers far from predicted onset “ Neurodegenerative
158 4 Maura Malpetti “In vivo PET imaging to assess pathology staging in progressive supranuclear palsy” Neurodegenerative
159 4 Leah Holm-Mercer “The effect of CAG repeat length on social behaviour in the Hdh mouse model of Huntington’s disease” Neurodegenerative
160 4 Natalia Siwecka “Inhibition of the Unfolded Protein Response signaling pathway as a novel target in Parkinson’s disease: an in vitro study” Neurodegenerative
161 4 Mhoriam Ahmed “Augmenting the heat shock response ameliorates neuropathology in mouse and human models of ALS and FTD.” Neurodegenerative