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EURON/MHeNs Courses and Events 2015

EURON/MHeNs Courses and Events 2015

April 15th, 2015
9th MHeNs Translational Neuroscience Workshop: “When the brain is under attack:  Auto-antibodies and neurotransmitters as  key player in neurological and psychiatric diseases”
Maastricht University / P. Martinez, C. Hoffmann, N. Nicolson, N. Senden
Speakers: Prof. Jim van Os, Prof. Therese van Amelsvoort, Dr. Pilar Martinez, Dr. Mario Losen,
21 participants
0.5 ECTS

April 20 -23, 2015
MHeNs Course “From Human Neuroanatomy to Psychopathology”
Maastricht University / 7th edition
Organization: P. Aalten, B. Rutten, J. Prickaerts, H. Steinbusch, N. Senden
Annualy organized
Macroanatomy of the Human Brain: dissection; Microscopy brain structures human, mice and rat; lectures on neurodevelopment, cerebrovasculature, aging and pathology, cognition.
Faculty: P. Aalten, W. Backes, M. van Boxtel, F. Dambacher, P. Hofman, G. Hoogland, D. Hopkins - Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, M. Kipp - UK Aachen, B. Kramer, F. van Leeuwen, P. Namsolleck, J. Prickaerts, R. Ravelli, B. Rutten, K. Schruers, H. Steinbusch, Y. Temel, J. Vermeulen, U. Von Rango, C. Yurttas - Ege University, Turkey
Invited speaker: Prof. Steven Laureys, MD, PhD,  Clinical Professor of Neurology, Coma Science Group, Cyclotron Research Centre, University of Liège, Belgium
23 participants
1.5 ECTS

June 28 - July 3, 2015
Summer Course on Mood Disorders 2015
Villa Finaly, Florence (Italy)
Organized by the Universities of Maastricht and Florence
Organization: K. Schruers, C. Faravelli    
This course is part of the International Master in Affective Neuroscience and the Summer School of Anxiety and Depression. http://affect-neuroscience.org     
27 participants

August 6-8, 2015
2nd Clinical Neuroscience Course: Progress in Deep Brain Stimulation in Movement disorders, Epilepsy and Psychiatric disorders.
This course is organized by members of the European Graduate School of Neuroscience (EURON), Mediterranean Neuroscience Society (MNS), Maastricht University Medical Center, and Ondokuz Mayis University of Samsun.
It is a collaborative effort and members of these organizations are involved in teaching during the course. The aim of this course is to provide an update on the latest developments of DBS in movement disorders, epilepsy and psychiatric disorders. In addition, a state-of-the art DBS surgery in a patient with movement disorder will be demonstrated. Chairs of educational committee: Assoc. Dr. Ersoy Kocabıçak (Ondokuz Mayıs University) and Prof. Dr. Yasin Temel (Maastricht University).

September 9 – 11, 2015
ESM Data Analysis Course
Organized by Wolfgang Viechtbauer, Maastricht University.
The purpose of this course is therefore to describe how intensive longitudinal data can be analysed with appropriate mixed-effects models. After a brief introduction to ESM (and related methods) and the data structures that arise from studies using such data collection techniques, we will examine models that can account for the multilevel/hierarchical structure of the data (i.e., repeated observations nested within individuals)
25 participants

October 5, 2015
17th EURON PhD days 2015
Buitenplaats Vaeshartelt, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Annual Meeting for EURON PhD students: presentations and discussions of ongoing research by Master and PhD students via oral and poster presentations stimulating new research collaborations.
Speakers: Prof. P. Kienlen-Campard - Université catholique de Louvain, Dr. A. Heinzel - UK Aachen, D. Hernaus - Maastricht University, Dr. J. Prickaerts / Dr. J. De Vry - Maastricht University, Prof. J. Mey - Maastricht University, Dr. J. Bogie – Hasselt University
Invited speaker: Dr. Namekata, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan
Prof. Dr. Yanai, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
78 participants
0.5 ECTS

October 6th, 2015
Annual MHeNs Scientific Research Day
Buitenplaats Vaeshartelt, Maastricht, The Netherlands / H. Steinbusch, MHeNs division leaders 
Annual meeting for all members of MHeNs with oral and poster presentations of the research of the three divisions.    
Speakers: M. de Vugt, Th. Van Amelsvoort, J. Prickaerts
Invited speakers: Michael Yassa, University of California, Irvine
Prof. M. Zeegers, Caphri , Maastricht University
140 participants
0.5 ECTS (when having a poster or oral presentation)

October 22-23, 2015
Experience Sampling Method in Psychopathology
Maastricht University / I. Germeys, KU Leuven, Ph. Delespaul, Maastricht University
The Experience Sampling Method (ESM) is a momentary assessment approach designed to measure thoughts, mood, symptoms and contextual information in the flow of daily life. This course aims to give you a full overview of all aspects related to the use of the Experience Sampling Method: background, techniques, questionnaires, statistics, and implementation in your study.  
14 participants