Program TMS Course 14-15 December 2017

This is the daily schedule for the 2-day TMS course to be held in Utrecht, the Netherlands, 14-15 December 2017.

Time  Title (lecturer)
   
Thursday 14 Dec 2017  Clinical use of TMS, EMG and Neuronavigation
09.00 ­‐ 09.30  Welcome + coffee
09.30 ‐ 10.15  Introduction to TMS (Nickolay Smirnov, Neurosoft)
10.15 ­‐ 10.45  Introduction to Neuronavigation (Bas Neggers, UMC Utrecht/Brain Science Tools BV)
10.45 ‐ 11.00  Coffee break
11.00 - 12.00  TMS Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders (Paul Fitzgerald)
12.00 - 12.30  Panel Discussion, Q&A Session
   
12.30 ‐ 13.30  Lunch break
   
13.30 - 14.00  TMS Measures: Motor Evoked Potential (MEP), Silent Period (SP), Inter-hemispheric inhibition (IHI) and other - Master class (Nickolay Smirnov, Neurosoft)
14.00 - 15.30  Practical in TMS Outcome Measures (Nickolay Smirnov)
15.30 - 16.00  Coffee break
16.00 - 16.30  MRI Guided Neuronavigation for TMS Treatment - Master class (Bas Neggers, UMC Utrecht/Brain Science Tools BV)
16.30 - 17.30  MRI Guided Neuronavigation of Typical Targets: M1, DLPFC, TPC, mPFC - Practical
17.30 - 17.45  Wrap up Day 1
   
19.00 -  Dinner
   
Friday 15 Dec 2017  Advances in TMS, EMG and Neuronavigation: research
08.45 ‐ 09.15  TMS for Treatment Use - Master class (Anna Maslyukova, Neurosoft)
09.15 ‐ 10.30  TMS for Treatment - Practical (Anna Maslyukova, Neurosoft)
10.30 - 10.50  Coffee break
10.50 ­‐ 11.20  Biophysics of TMS: What Is Happening in the Brain? (Bas Neggers, UMC Utrecht/Brain Science Tools BV)
11.20 - 11.40  Modeling of Coils and Brains (Petar Petrov, UMC Utrecht/Brain Science Tools BV)
11.40 - 12.00  Micro-TMS and Stroke Research in Rats (Julia Boonzaier, UMC Utrecht)
   
12.00 ­‐ 13.00  Lunch break
   
13.00 ­‐ 13.25  BSTARS trial: TMS treatment during stroke rehabilitation (Jord Vink, UMC Utrecht/Brain Science Tools BV)
* with special thanks to Eline van Lieshout (BSTARS trial manager, UMC Utrecht)
13.25 ‐ 14.10  Insights from TMS during fMRI:what happens in the brain when stimulating DLPFC? (Jord Vink,UMC Utrecht/Brain Science Tools BV)
14.10 - 14.40  Coffee break
14.40 - 15.20 Introduction to MRI Navigated Motor Evoked Potential Mapping 
Live demonstrations (Bas Neggers, Petar Petrov, Jord Vink, Brain Science Tools BV)
15.20 - 16.15  Continued practical (choose from any of the practicals from day 1/day 2)
   
16.15 - 16.30  Course Wrap up
   
17.00 - 21.00  City Tour (incl. dinner)

Note: the program might slightly change before the course starts. Please check this page for updates.
TBA: speakers will be announced shortly