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9th International Conference on Brain Injury & Neuroscience, will be organized around the theme “Unravel the discussion on Brain diseases and disorders”
Brain Injury 2019 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Brain Injury 2019
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Brain Injury is a common term which is used to describe any trauma to the head or brain but most specifically to the brain itself. There are several types of head injuries may occur such as skull fractures, intracranial hemorrhage like subdural or epidural hematoma. Treatment of a head or brain injury depends mainly on the cause and the severity of the injury.
- Track 1-1Hematoma
- Track 1-2Hemorrhage
- Track 1-3Concussion
- Track 1-4Skull fracture
- Track 1-5Diffuse axonal injury
- Track 1-6Cognitive behavioral therapy
- Track 1-7Decompressive craniectomy
- Track 1-8Seizures Emergencies
- Track 1-9Developmental neuroscience
Neuroscience (or neurobiology) is the scientific study of the nervous system. It is a multidisciplinary branch of biology that combines physiology, anatomy, molecular biology, developmental biology, cytology, mathematical modeling and psychology to understand the fundamental and emergent properties of neurons and neural circuits.
The scope of neuroscience has broadened over time to include different approaches used to study the nervous system at different scales and the techniques used by neuroscientists have expanded enormously, from molecular and cellular studies of individual neurons to imaging of sensory, motor and cognitive tasks in the brain.
- Track 2-1Molecular and cellular neuroscience
- Track 2-2Neuroethology
- Track 2-3Neuroethology
- Track 2-4Neurochemistry
- Track 2-5Neuroanatomy
- Track 2-6Evolutionary neuroscience
- Track 2-7Cultural neuroscience
- Track 2-8Translational research and medicine
- Track 2-9Computational neuroscience
- Track 2-10Cognitive and behavioral neuroscience
- Track 2-11Neural circuits and systems
- Track 2-12Neuropsychology
Brain disorders are one of the most serious health problems facing our society .Brain disorders or Brain damage includes many conditions that can affect your brain. Those conditions that are caused by illness, genetics, or brain injury.
When the brain is damaged, it can affect many different things, such as memory, sensation, and functions. The brain is susceptible to different disorders that strike at every stage of our life. They are also the most mysterious of all diseases.
- Track 3-1Aphasia
- Track 3-2Epilepsy
- Track 3-3Friedreich’s Ataxia
- Track 3-4Guillain-Barre Syndrome
- Track 3-5Huntington’s Disease
- Track 3-6Intracranial Hypertension
- Track 3-7Migraine
- Track 3-8Narcolepsy
- Track 3-9Tuberous sclerosis
- Track 3-10Sleep Disorders
- Track 3-11Brain Aneurysm
- Track 3-12Dysautonomia
Stroke is when there is a poor blood flow to the brain that results in cell death. There are two types of stroke 1) Ischemic stroke which is defined as lack of blood flow to the brain, 2) Hemorrhagic stroke which occurs due to bleeding. These result in part of the brain not functioning properly. Symptoms like inability to move or feel on one side of the body, feeling like the world is spinning, or loss of vision. If the symptoms last in less than one or two hours then it is known as a transient ischemic attack also known as mini-stroke. A hemorrhagic stroke associated with a severe headache. The symptoms of a stroke can be permanent.
- Track 4-1Hemorrhagic stroke
- Track 4-2Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
- Track 4-3Stroke associated with addiction
- Track 4-4Transient Ischemic Stroke
- Track 4-5Intracerebral haemorrhage
- Track 4-6Embolic stroke
- Track 4-7Cerebral hypo-perfusion
- Track 4-8Thrombotic stroke
- Track 4-9Ischemic stroke
- Track 4-10Brainstem stroke syndrome
Neurological disorders are the diseases of central and peripheral nervous system. Like brain, spinal cord, cranial nerves, peripheral nerves, nerve roots, autonomic nervous system, neuromuscular junction. Disorders such as epilepsy, Alzheimer disease, dementias, cerebrovascular diseases which includes stroke, migraine and headache disorders, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, neuroinfections, brain tumours, traumatic disorders of nervous system due to head trauma, and neurological disorders as a result of malnutrition.
Neurodegenerative disorder is the progressive loss of structure or function of the neurons, including the death of the neurons. Some of the neurodegenerative diseases are Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, Motor neurone diseases, and Huntington's occur as a result of neurodegenerative processes.
- Track 5-1Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome
- Track 5-2Motor Neuron Disease
- Track 5-3Motor Neuron Disease
- Track 5-4Muscular Dystrophy
- Track 5-5Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
- Track 5-6Hereditary Spastic Paraparesis
- Track 5-7Central neuropathy
- Track 5-8Cranial Nerve Disorder
- Track 5-9Mental Health
Neurological disorder is any disorder that belongs to nervous system. Structural, biochemical or electrical abnormalities in brain, spinal cord and other nerves can result in a range of symptoms. Some symptoms like paralysis, loss of sensation, seizures, confusion, and pain.
World Health Organization estimated in the year 2006 that neurological disorders affect one billion people worldwide.
Market of CNS disorders are categorized into three segments, psychiatry, neurology and pain drugs market.. Among these the psychiatry segment has the largest share that accounting for more than 40% next followed by neurology and pain segment. As of year 2012, world health organization said that about 50 million people are suffering from epilepsy worldwide most of them belong to developing nations.
- Track 6-1Addiction
- Track 6-2Neurocognitive Disorders
- Track 6-3CNS Neoplasia
- Track 6-4Depression and Anxiety
- Track 6-5Vascular Disorders
- Track 6-6Structural Disorder
- Track 6-7Autoimmune Disorders
- Track 6-8Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Track 6-9CNS Depressants and Stimulants
Spinal Cord is main pathway for the communication between the brain and the rest of the body. It is a long, and fragile, tube like structure that extends downward from base of the brain.
Mostly pinal stenosis affects the people at age of 60 and also occur in younger people born with the abnormal spinal canal. Lumbar spinal stenosis, cervical spinal stenosis and thoracic spinal stenosis are the three types of spinal stenosis. Mostly 75% of the cases of spinal stenosis occur in the lower lumbar region.
- Track 7-1Arachnoiditis
- Track 7-2Central Cord Syndrome
- Track 7-3Spinal Cord Tumor
- Track 7-4LUPUS
- Track 7-5 Syringomyelia
- Track 7-6Spinal Stenosis
- Track 7-7Spina Bifida
- Track 7-8Arterial-venous Malformation
- Track 7-9Rehabilitation
Psychiatric Disorders is a mental disorder, or mental illness. The causes of mental disorders are unknown. Mental disorders are explained by the combination of behavior of the person , or feels, or thinks. This are associated with the particular regions or functions of the brain.
Globally Some common mental disorders include depression, that affects about 400 million, dementia which affects about 35 million, schizophrenia, that affects about 21 million people. WHO stated that 350 million populations is suffering with depression and mental disorders and approximately 24 million populations globally is affected by schizophrenia disorder. According to the survey conducted by CPA in the year 2012, about 77% of patient population receive psychotherapy are benefited or remained generalized anxiety disorder free after the treatment.
- Track 8-1Anxiety Disorders
- Track 8-2Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Track 8-3Eating Disorders
- Track 8-4Adult Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)
- Track 8-5Hypomanic Episode
- Track 8-6Postpartum Depression
Peripheral Neuropathy is damage or disease that affects the nerves, which may be impair sensation, movement, gland or organ function, and other aspects of health, depending on type of nerve affected. Some common causes include systemic affect which causes diseases such as diabetes, vitamin deficiency, and medication. Peripheral neuropathy may be chronic or acute. Acute neuropathies demand for urgent diagnosis. Motor nerves, sensory nerves, or autonomic nerves may be affected. Peripheral neuropathies may be classified according to the type of nerve involved, or by the underlying cause.
- Track 9-1Brachial neuritis
- Track 9-2Proximal Neuropathy
- Track 9-3Auditory Neuropathy
- Track 9-4Diabetic Neuropathy
- Track 9-5Narcotic treatment
- Track 9-6Anticonvulsant
- Track 9-7Vestibular neuritis
- Track 9-8Optic neuritis
- Track 9-9Cranial neuritis
- Track 9-10Focal Neuropathy
Dementia is not a specific disease. It's an overall term that describes a group of symptoms associated with a decline in memory or other thinking skills severe enough to reduce a person's ability to perform everyday activities. Alzheimer's disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of cases. Vascular dementia, which occurs after a stroke, is the second most common dementia type. But there are many other conditions that can cause symptoms of dementia, including some that are reversible, such as thyroid problems and vitamin deficiencies.
Dementia is often incorrectly referred to as "senility" or "senile dementia," which reflects the formerly widespread but incorrect belief that serious mental decline is a normal part of aging.
- Track 10-1Vascular dementia
- Track 10-2Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB)
- Track 10-3Cortical dementia
- Track 10-4Mixed dementia
- Track 10-5Diagnosis and Prognosis of Dementia
- Track 10-6Animal Models for Dementia Research
- Track 10-7Syphilis
Neuropsychiatry is the interface of psychiatry and neurology that investigates the link between mental and organic disease of the brain. It is a sub-category of Psychiatry with the main aim to obtain better understanding on the link between mind, body and behavior.
- Track 11-1Mind/brain monism
- Track 11-2 Autism
- Track 11-3Schizophrenia
- Track 11-4Obsessive-compulsive disorder
- Track 11-5Auditory hallucination
- Track 11-6Intellectual Disability
Neuroimaging is also called as brain imaging which includes various techniques to image the morphology, functioning of the nervous system. It is a new discipline within medical knowledge.
Neuroradiology is a subspecialty of radiology that focusing on the diagnosis and characterization of abnormalities of the central and peripheral nervous system, spine and head and neck using neuroimaging techniques. It includes computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging.
During 2066-2015 as per global report 582 patients were hospitalized with neurological disorders and the ratio of the patients having neuro-CTs raised by 86% to 88%, neuro-MRs by 79%-93%, and requirement of ICU care increased 17% to 26%.
- Track 12-1Computed axial tomography
- Track 12-2Diffuse optical imaging
- Track 12-3MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
- Track 12-4Macrocephaly
- Track 12-5Neurobionics
- Track 12-6Bio-molecular therapies in neural regeneration
Neurosurgery is a highly specialized medical field which focused on surgical treatment of brain and spine disorders.It is a complex surgical procedure which involves diagnosis, therapy, and rehabilitation of disorders affecting any part of the nervous system. The devices which are used to perform neurosurgeries are neurosurgical devices. Which are used to perform the surgeries like oncological neurosurgery, endovascular neurosurgery, and stereotactic neurosurgery. These surgeries are performed to treat neurological disorders like tumors, trauma, and brain injuries.
- Track 13-1Spine Surgery
- Track 13-2Cervical Spine Surgery
- Track 13-3Functional Neurosurgery
- Track 13-4Peripheral Nerve Surgery
- Track 13-5Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
- Track 13-6Embolization of Tumours
Neuropathology is a branch which deals with the study of diseases of the nervous system, and typically that includes the laboratory analysis of tissue samples for personalized diagnosis and forensic investigations. Neuro-pathologists who make these diagnoses and conduct research in this field, areas which includes are brain tumors, Alzheimer disease and neurodegenerative disorders, stroke and cerebrovascular disorders, cerebral palsy and developmental disorders of the brain.
- Track 14-1Developmental neuropathology
- Track 14-2Surgical neuropathology
- Track 14-3Neurofibrillary Tangles
- Track 14-4Schizophrenia
- Track 14-5Encephalopathies
- Track 14-6Neoplasms
- Track 14-7Nerve Degeneration
- Track 14-8Cerebellar neuropathology
Brain mapping is a technique or method which is used for the study of the structure and functions of different parts of the brain. Brain mapping is used for recording of brain wave activities. Brain mapping helps for surgeons in identifying brain areas which is responsible for critical functions of the body like locomotion, vision, sensation, and speech. Brain mapping helps in detection of various abnormalities such as tumors, seizures (partial, incomplete, complete) toxic injuries, Alzheimer disorders, infections. Brain mapping also helps in identifying the external environment, physical injuries. It is done by stimulation of certain brain areas that which perform language, motor, sensory, and visual functions. Brain-mapping instruments are computed tomography, positron emission tomography, electroencephalography, near-infrared spectroscopy, magneto encephalography, and functional magnetic resonance imaging.
- Track 15-1Structural magnetic resonance imaging
- Track 15-2Diffusion tensor-MRI
- Track 15-3Electroencephalography
- Track 15-4Transcranial magnetic stimulation
- Track 15-5Statistical parametric mapping
- Track 15-6Visual processing and image enhancement
- Track 15-7Cranial ultrasound
Neuropharmacology is the branch that deals with the study how the drugs affect the cell function in the central nervous system, and the neural mechanisms by which they influence behavioral changes. Two main branches of neuropharmacology.
Behavioral neuropharmacology mainly deals with how drug dependence and addiction affect the human brain.
Molecular neuropharmacology is the study about the neurons and their neurochemical interactions. Both of these fields are closely connected, since both are concerned with the interactions. By these interactions, researchers are developing drugs to treat different neurological disorders, such as pain, neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease, psychological disorders, like addiction, and many others.
- Track 16-1Neuroanesthesia
- Track 16-2Neuro pharmacotherapy
- Track 16-3Pharmacotherapeutics
- Track 16-4Epinephrine for drug based treatment
- Track 16-5Neurotransmitters
- Track 16-6Neurochemical interactions
Neurorehabilitation or Neurological rehabilitation is a doctor-supervised complex medical assistance aimed to aid people with neurological diseases, injury or disorders and help improve function, minimize symptoms and improve the well-being of the patient.
- Track 17-1Speech therapy
- Track 17-2Depression management
- Track 17-3Bladder and bowel retraining
- Track 17-4Nutritional counselling
- Track 17-5Help with activities of daily living (ADLs)
- Track 17-6Vocational counselling
Neurotherapeutics involves techniques like regenerative therapies, gene therapy, neural stem cell therapy, transracial direct current stimulation therapy etc. that have proven to be advantageous for treatment of various neurological disorders.
- Track 18-1Invasive and Non-invasive methods of therapy
- Track 18-2Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation
- Track 18-3Stroke rehabilitation: Care and guidance
- Track 18-4Neuropathy and therapies
- Track 18-5Formulation and Non-Clinical Proof-of-Concept
- Track 18-6Experimental Medicine and Biomarkers
- Track 18-7Preclinical Proof-of-Concept/Target Engagement Studies