Scientific conference program 14th International Conference on “Psychogeriatry 2021. Current status”

Friday 24-09-2021

9:00 – 9:15 The ceremonial inauguration of the conference and the speeches of the invited guests (representatives of the Medical University Authorities in Wroclaw).
Session 1 Challenges of Psychogeriatry
Session Chair: Carlos de Mendonça Lima, Prof. MD, MSci, DSci
09:15 – 09:35 Psychosocial research in dementia: past, present and future
Henry Brodaty, Prof. MD, PhD (Sydney, Australia)
09:35 – 09:55 Progress of education in Old Age Psychiatry around the world: the results of a WPA-SOAP Survey
Carlos de Mendonça Lima, Prof. MD, MSci, DSci (Lausanne, Switzerland)
09:55 – 10:15 …………………………………………………………………….
Piotr Ponikowski Prof. MD, PhD (Wroclaw, Poland)
10:15 – 10:35 The mental health needs of older asylum seekers and refugees
Cornelius Katona, Prof. (London, UK)
10:35 – 10:55 Chronic pain in the elderly – a constant challenge
Małgorzata Sobieszczańska, Prof., MD, PhD (Wroclaw, Polska)
10:55 – 11:10 Discussion
11:10 – 11:25 Coffee break
Session 2 Therapy in Psychogeriatry
Session Chair: Ezio Giacobini, Prof. MD, PhD
11:25 – 11:45 Pharmacogenetics of cognition and behavior in dementia
Ramón Cacabelos, Prof. MD, PhD, DMSc (Huancayo, Peru)
11:45 – 12:05 Management of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia
Tomasz Gabryelewicz, Prof. MD, PhD (Warsaw, Poland)
12:05 – 12:25 What we have learned using cholinesterase inhibitors during 30 years to treat Alzheimer patients at different stages of the disease
Ezio Giacobini, Prof. MD, PhD (Geneva, Switzerland)
12:25 – 12:45 Potential of hexafluoro isopropanol as a drug for prion disease
Naomi Hachiya, Prof. PhD (Tokyo, Japan)
12:45 – 1:00 Discussion
1:00 – 1:45 Lunch
Session 3 Prevention in Psychogeriatry
Session chair: Masa Takeda, Prof.
1:45 – 2:05 Stress – its history and actuality
Peter Riederer, Prof. PhD (Würzburg, Germany)
2:05 – 2:25 Inflammation, diet and COVID-19 in the elderly
Mgr Katarzyna Szczechowiak (Wroclaw, Poland)
2:25 – 2:45 Promoting care, wellbeing and dignity in the older adult – a holistic approach
Prof. Gabriel Ivbijaro (Wielka Brytania)
2:45 – 3:05 Cognitive reserve and dementia prevention
Masa Takeda, Prof. (Kioto, Japan)
3:05 – 3:25 Psychosocial barriers to cognitive assessment among older Americans
Claudia Jacova Prof. PhD (Vancouver, USA)
3:25 – 3:45 Discussion
3:45 – 4:00 Coffee break
Session 4 Alzheimer’s Disease in Psychogeriatry
Session chair: George Grossberg, Prof. MD
4:00 – 4.20 Perspectives of nanoneurotechnology for diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease
Jerzy Leszek, Prof. (Wrocław, Poland)
4:20 – 4:40 The role of the microbiome in Alzheimer’s disease
George Grossberg Prof. MD (Saint Louis, USA)
4:40 – 5:00 The role of infectious agents in Alzheimer’s disease
Marta Sochocka, Dr PhD (Wroclaw, Poland)
5:00 – 5:20 The occipital cortex in Alzheimer’s disease
Stavros Baloyannis, Prof. Emeritus MD, PhD (Thessaloniki, Greece)
5:20 – 5:40 Alzheimer’s disease and cellular responses to oxidative stress
Urszula Wojda Prof. PhD (Warsaw, Poland)
5:40 – 5:55 Discussion
End of the first day of the conference

Saturday 25-09-2021

Session  5 Primary Care in Psychogeriatry
Session Chair: Raimundo Mateos, Prof. MD, PhD
10:00 – 10:20 A community-based approach in integrated primary healthcare
Prof. Donata Kurpas (Polska)
10:20 – 10:50 Psychogeriatric Interconsultation and Liason with nursing homes. A neglected area of care and research
Prof. Raimundo Mateos, Prof. MD, PhD (Santiago de Compostela, Spain)
10:50 – 11:10 Managing of patients with dementia at home treatment and care
Aleksandra Milićević-Kalašić, Prof., MD, PhD (Belgrade, Serbia)
11:10 – 11:30 Long-term care of severely mentally ill elderly patients
Eka Chkonia, Prof. MD, PhD and George Chakhava Prof. MD, PhD (Tbilisi, Georgia)
11:30 – 11:45 Discussion
11:45 – 12:00 Coffee break
Session 6 Pathogenesis and Diagnostic Challanges in Psychogeriatry
Session chair: Jacek Kuźnicki, Prof., PhD
12:00 – 12:20 Amyloid pathology in HIV-infected brain
Michal Toborek, Prof., MD, PhD (Miami, USA)
12:20 – 12:40 Calcium signalling in animal models of age-related neurodegenerative diseases
Jacek Kuźnicki , Prof., PhD (Warsaw, Poland)
12:40 – 13:00 Association between glaucomatous neuropathy end the risk of dementia
Prof. Radosław Kaczmarek (Polska)
13:00 – 13:20 Differentiating of dementive diseases- the role of imaging methods
Marek Sąsiadek Prof. MD, PhD (Wroclaw, Poland)
13:20 – 13:40 Kynurenines and neurodegeneration: psychogeriatric questions
Prof. László Vécsei (Szeged, Hungary)
13:40 – 13:55 Discussion
End of the Conference – receipt of certificates
13:55 – 14:55 Lunch