1st Burghölzli Psychiatry Meeting (22 Oct 2014)

Venue and organisation

22. October 2014, 14.00 – 20.00
Hörsaal, Gebäude Z, Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich, Lenggstrasse 31 (tram 11/18)
Contact: Isabella Mehner, Monique Meier, Anja Seidl (Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Psychosomatics)

Organising committee:
Dominik Bach (Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Psychosomatics)
Elmar Habermeyer (Department of Forensic Psychiatry)
Lawrence Rajendran (Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Division of Psychiatry Research)

Official announcement

Abstracts BPM 2014


a) Cellular and Molecular Psychiatry, Systems Biology of Neurodegeneration
b) Theoretical psychiatry: Computational approaches, behavioural models, humanities
c) Neuroimaging: MRI, PET, NIRS, Spectroscopy, EEG, MEG
d) Clinical Research: Pharmacotherapy, Psychotherapy, Neuropsychology, Healthcare research, Epidemiology


14.00 Welcome address
14.15 Rebecca Derungs (DPR/KAP): Reversal of cognitive impairment by p66Shc deletion in an AD mouse model
14.30 F Wirth (DPR/KAP): Therapeutic efficacy of a conformation-specific human-derived anti-SOD1 antibody to fight familial and sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
14.45 Noemi Tesler (Children’s Hospital/KiSpi): Reduced Sleep Spindle Activity in Early Onset Schizophrenia
15.00 Quentin JM Huys (DPPP/KPPP – TNU): Alcohol addiction: dopamine, goals, habits and relapse
15.15 Break
15.30 Matthias Kirschner (DPPP/KPPP): Apathy but not diminished expression in schizophrenia is associated with ventral striatal activation during reward anticipation
15.45 Matthias Staib (DPPP/KPPP): Human primary auditory cortex encodes threat-predicting information of complex but not simple sounds during fear conditioning
16.00 Marcel Aebi (Child Psychiatry/KJPD) : Testing the “sexually-abused abuser hypothesis” in adolescents: a population-based study
16.15 A Mokros (Forensic Psychiatry/KFP): The Emotion paradox in psychopathy: Experimental findings on Emotion recognition and expression
16.30 Poster presentations
17.30 Keynote lecture: What can we learn about mood disorders by studying brain anatomy with magnetic resonance imaging? (Dr Bogdan Draganski, Director LREN, University of Lausanne)
18.30 Poster award, Apero riche, and continued poster exhibition

Abstract submission

Deadline: Abstract submission is closed.