RTC in Turkey 2021

Virtual Regional Teaching Course Turkey 2021

Date: September 3-4, 2021

Organiser: Turkish Neurological Society, Professor Serefnur Öztürk, Professor Neşe Çelebisoy and Professor Nerses Bebek

Registration: is free of charge, but necessary for organisational matters. Please register here

For any assistance please contact Mr. Özgur Pinarbasi from Flaptour: ean-rtc(at)flaptour.com.tr

Programme

(Turkish Time = GMT + 3)

Day 1: Neurogenetics and Rare Neurological (Neurodegenerative) Disorders/ Stroke

September 3, 2021

09:15-09:25 Opening
Şerefnur Öztürk, Konya, Turkey

Chairs: Şerefnur Öztürk, Konya, Turkey, Jean Marc Burgunder, Bern, Switzerland

09:30-10:00 Basic Genetic Concepts: Transcription, replication, translation, Pedigrees and inheritance models
Jean Marc Burgunder, Bern, Switzerland

10:05-10:35 Rare Neurological Disorders; Concepts, Diagnosis, International networks
Antonio Federico, Siena, Italy

10:40-11:10  Genetic Analysis Techniques in Rare Diseases; Genome Research and Next Generation Sequencing
Maria Judith Molnar, Budapest, Hungary

11:15-11:45 Genetic Treatment Strategies; Basic concepts, Crispr, exome skipping, antisense oligonucleotides – PartI
Esra Battaloğlu, Istanbul, Turkey

11:45-12:45 Lunch break

Chairs: Antonio Federico, Siena, Italy, Nerses Bebek, Istanbul, Turkey

12:45-13:15 Interactive workshop:
Dementias and Alzheimer Disease
Jean Marc Burgunder, Bern, Switzerland

13:15-13:30 Coffe break

13:30-14:00 Neuromuscular Diseases 
Antonio Federico, Siena, Italy
Maria Judith Molnar, Budapest, Hungary

14:05-14:35 Genetic Treatment Strategies; Basic concepts, Crispr, exome skipping, antisense oligonucleotides – Part II
Esra Battaloğlu, Istanbul, Turkey

14:35-14:50 Break

Chairs: Mehmet Akif Topçuoğlu, Ankara, Turkey, Patrik Michel, Lausanne, Switzerland

14:50-15:20 Stroke burden and prevention
Şerefnur Öztürk, Konya, Turkey

15:25-15:55 Gold standarts in acute stroke intervention
Patrik Michel, Lausanne, Switzerland

16:00 – 17:00 Chair: Nerses Bebek
Diagnostics of Rare Diseases: Beyond the Exome
Olaf Horst Rieß, Germany

Day 2: Epilepsy: As a Disorder of The New Century. Where We Are? / Neuro-ophthalmology

September 4, 2021

Chairs: José Serratosa, Madrid, Spain, Naz Yeni, Istanbul, Turkey

09:00-09:30 2017 ILAE Classification of Epileptic Seizures and Epilepsies
Betül Baykal, Istanbul, Turkey

09:35-10:05 Special epilepsy populations: PME, epileptic encephalopathies
José Serratosa, Madrid, Spain

10:10-10:40 Investigational procedures: MRI and Electroencephalography
Tim von Oertzen, Linz, Austria

10:45-11:15 Status Epilepticus
Hannah Cock, London, United Kingdom

11:15-11:30 Coffe break

11:30-12:00 RRFS Lecture: New info on possibilities for Neurologists in Training
Hatice Kurucu, RRFS representative of Turkey

12:00-12:50 Lunch break

Chairs: Reetta Kälviäinen, Kuopio, Finland, Neşe Çelebisoy, Izmir, Turkey

12:50-13:20 Interactive Workshop: General Treatment Strategies in Epilepsy
Reetta Kälviäinen, Kuopio, Finland

13:25-13:55 Interactive Workshop: Treatment in Refractory Epilepsy
Hannah Cock, London, United Kingdom

14:00-14:30 Interactive Workshop: Surgical Procedures
Tim von Oertzen, Linz, Austria

14:30-14:45 Break

Chairs: Neşe Çelebisoy, Izmir, Turkey, Simon Hickman, Sheffield, United Kingdom

14:45-15:15 Optic neuritis: Going beyond typical and atypical
Simon Hickman, Sheffield, United Kingdom

15:20-15:50 Papilledema and idiopathic intracranail hypertension
Nese Celebisoy, Izmir, Turkey

15:50-16:00 Break

16:00-17:00 Exam

17:00 Closing