OAK 2014 Program

OAK 2014 Program

Friday 13 June 2014

10.00  Arrival & Registration at DNC Auditorium
10.15 - 10.30 Welcome by Arne Møller
Session 1: Parkinsons Disease (Like) (chair: Bente Finsen)
10.30 - 10.45

Trine Gjerløff
Visualising Parasympathetic Denervation in Parkinson’s Disease - [11C]donepezil PET for Imaging Acetylcholinesterase Density in Peripheral Organs

10:45 - 11:00 Freja Bergholt Sørensen
p25? Induces Neurodegeneration in C. elegans
11:00 - 11:15 Jenny-Ann Phan
Neurodegeneration in an ?-synuclein model of Parkinson’s disease determined by PET imaging
11:15 - 11:30 Justyna Okarmus
Levodopa-induced dyskinesia in 6-hydroxydopamine lesioned rats – prevention and prediction
11:30 - 11:45

Thea Pinholt Lillethorup
Electroconvulsive Therapy Decreases ?2A-adrenoceptor Levels in a Rat Model of Depression

11:45 - 12:00 Simon Bøggild
Investigation of the spatiotemporal expression patterns of Sortilin and SorCS2 in the murine hippocampal GABAergic system
12:00 - 13:00 LUNCH BREAK
Session 2: Cognitive Dysfunctions (chair: Bente Pakkenberg)
13:00 - 13:15 Freja Bertelsen
The Valproate Animal Model of Autism
13:15 - 13:30 Maria Møller Skovborg
Reduced striatal 5-HT2A receptor but not serotonin transporter levels in the subchronic valproate model
13:30 - 13:45 Thao Phuong Tran
Cognitive assessment of depressed rats; iPADs for rodents
13:45 - 14:00 Mette Marie Busck
The effect of chronic mild stress on pyramidal cell number in four subfields of the rat hippocampus – a stereology and MR spectroscopy study on the CMS model of ­depression
14:00 - 14:15 Nadja Bredo Rasmussen
Serotonin Receptor Alterations in a transgenic Mouse Model overexpressing human Alpha-synuclein and in post-mortem Frontal Cortex of Parkinson Disease patients
14:15 - 14:45 COFFEE BREAK 
Session 3: Neuroinflammation (chair: Kim Ryun Drasbek)
14:45 - 15:00 Carsten Tue Berg
Mechanisms underlying induction of antibody-mediated demyelination in MS
15:00 - 15:15 Camilla Hermansen
The involvement of the Angiotensin II type 2 receptor in Neuromyelitis Optica
15:15 - 15:30 Katrine Tækker Jensen
T-cells effect post transcriptional regulation of TNF in areas of Wallerian degeneration
15:30 - 15:45 Christina Fenger
Function of the Nkx2.2 transcription factor in oligodendrocytes and their progenitor cells
15:45 - 16:00 Pernille M. Madsen
Oligodendroglial TNFR2 promotes remyelination in experimental autoimmune ­encephalomyelitis
16:00 - 16:15

Trine Schütt
Immunohistochemical characterization of A? and tau pathology in the brain from aged dogs with cognitive dysfunction and comparison to human patients with Alzheimer’s disease

16:15 - 16:45 COFFEE BREAK
16:45 - 17:45


David Brooks
Molecular Imaging Directions

17:45 Hotel Check-in
19:30 Gala Dinner at TGV Café

Saturday 14 June 2014

Session 4: Various CNS Models (chair: Anne M. Landau)
09:00 - 09:15 Mona El Sayed
The involvement of 5-HT2ARs activation in the neuronal projection from the amygdala to the ventral striatum in mice exposed to a novel environment
09:15 - 09:30 Marianne Lippert
Characterization and comparison of the inflammatory response in peripheral blood, cerebrospinal fluid, cervical lymph nodes and medulla of Lewis rats with EAE
09:30 - 09:45 Eugenio Gutiérrez Jimenéz
Capillary transit time heterogeneity in mice under electrical stimulation
09:45 - 10:00 Nina Kerting Iversen
Acute cerebral ischemia and reperfusion injury: the role of capillary transit time ­heterogenity
10:00 - 10:15 Nicole Carstens
Influence of statins on inflammatory respons in stroke patients
10:15 - 10:30 Lotte Kellemann Kristensen
Implications for PSD-95 inhibitors in stroke therapy 
10:30 - 11:00 COFFEE BREAK
Session 5: Stress and Depression (chair: Jens Randel Nyengaard)
11:00 11:15 Thomas Krøigård
Characterisation and diagnostic evaluation of chronic polyneuropathies induced by ­oxaliplatin and docetaxel comparing skin biopsy to quantitative sensory testing and nerve conduction studies
11:15 - 11:30 Mikkel Vestergaard Olesen
Neuronal alterations in the hippocampal following stress-induced depression and ECS
11:30 - 11:45 Maryam Ardalan
Neuroplasticity Alteration in Hippocampus and Sustained Antidepressant Effect of Ketamine
11:45 - 12:00 Ali Khalidan Vibholm
In vivo detection of glutamate NMDA ion channel activation - a GE179-PET study in epilepsy and Deep Brain Stimulation – from animal studies to human studies
12:00 - 12:15 Nicoletta Nava
Disconnecting and reconnecting brain: structural adaptations to stress
12:15 - 12:30 BEST TALK PRIZE
and Farewell by Arne Møller