Seventh Framework Programme
Seventh Framework Programme

Program

MORNING SESSION
WHEN WHAT WHO
9:00-9:30 Welcome session

Prof. Gonzalo León
Vice-rector for Research
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

Prof. José Manuel Páez
Vice-rector for International Relations
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

Prof. Guillermo Cisneros
Director ETSIT (School of Telecom. Engineering)
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

Prof. Mª Teresa Arredondo
Director Life Supporting Technologies
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

9:30-10:15 Clinical evolution and follow-up of patients with Parkinson disease. Are objective measures necessary?

Dr. Pedro García Ruíz
Associated Head of the Neurology Department
Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Madrid, Spain.

10:15-10:45 Wearable mobile systems for neurological diseases follow up (TBC)

Miss. María Gálvez
General Director
Parkinson Spanish Federation, Spain

10:45-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-12:00 Innovations in Neural Engineering and Informatics

Prof. Metin Akay
Full Professor of Bioengineering
University of Houston, Texas, USA

12:00-12:45 Gait disorders in Parkinson's Disease Patients (TBC)

Dr. María A. Pastor
Director Functional Neuroimaging
Laboratory Neurosciences Dept.
Center for Applied Medical Research (CIMA)
University of Navarra, Spain

AFTERNOON SESSION
13:45-14:30 Pharmacologic industry challenges and perspective: new treatments for neurological diseases

Mr. Baltazar GómezMancilla
Executive Director
NOVARTIS Institute of Biomedical Research
Geneva, Switzerland

14:30-15:00 Clinical challenges and perspective: the PERFORM project clinical approach

Dr. Spiros Konitsiotis
President of the Medical International
Parkinson Federation

Department of Neurology
Ioannina Medical School, Greece

15:00-15:30 Technical challenges and perspective: the PERFORM project technical approach

Ms. Dimitra Chaloglou
Technical Manager PERFORM Project
ANCO, Greece

15:30-16:15 Posters and Demos
16:15- 16:45 Other experiences: HELP project (TBC)

Prof. Andreu Catalá Mallofré/ Prof. Joan Cabestany
Technical Research Centre for Dependency
Care and Autonomous Living,
Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Spain

16:45-17:15 Neurological diseases: industry perspective

Mr. Francisco de Paula Rodríguez (TBC)
Director of Health System Strategy
MEDTRONIC Spain

17:15-17:30 Closing session

Prof. Guillermo Cisneros
Director ETSIT (School of Telecom. Engineering)
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

Mr. Javier Colás (TBC)
Regional Vice-President and Spain Country Manager MEDTRONIC IBÉRICA