50 Years of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy - Course Program

Course Program & Schedule of Events

October 10-11, 2014
Johannissaal Hall in the Nymphenburg Palace
Munich, Germany

Course Directors:

Günther Höglinger, Munich, Germany
Carlo Colosimo, Rome, Italy

Day 1 - Friday, October 10, 2014 - Session 1 - Teaching Course: Basics of PSP
8:00-8:45 Sign-in/Registration
9:00 Welcome to the Workshop
Günter Höglinger and Carlo Colosimo
9:10-9:40 The milestones of PSP research
John Steele
9:40-10:10 Richardson's syndrome
Carlo Colosimo
10:10-10:40 Other clinical presentations
Günter Höglinger
10:40-11:00 How to test ocular movements in PSP
Jan Kassubek
11:00-11:30 Coffee-Break
11:30-12:00 Neuroradiological pearls to identify PSP
Angelo Antonini
12:00-12:30 Symptomatic approach
David Burn
12:30-13:00 Palliative care in PSP
Stefan Lorenzl
13:00-14:00 Lunch


Day 1 - Friday, October 10, 2014 - Session 2 - Update on the Neurobiology of PSP
14:00-14:30 The physiology of tau in humans
Eva Mandelkow
14:30-15:00 Animal models of PSP
Luc Buee
15:00-15:30 Pathophysiology of tau accumulation
Huw Morris
15:30-16:00 CSF biomarkers
Brit Mollenhauer
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:00 Update on neuropathology
Thomas Arzberger
17:00-17:30 Review on clinical trials
Olivier Rascol
17:30-18:00 Future therapeutic options
Wolfgang Oertel


Day 2 - Saturday, October 11, 2014 - Session 3 - Update on Clinical Issues
8:30-9:00 Cognitive changes in PSP - how to best identify them?
John C. van Swieten
9:00-9:30 Early and late behavioral changes in PSP
Thomas Bak
9:30-10:00 PSP and CBD: one disease or two?
Kailash Bhatia
10:00-10:30 PSP-look-alikes
Maria Stamelou
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:30 Is neurogenetics a useful research and diagnostic tool?
Ulrich Müller
11:30-12:00 Neurophysiology and PSP: recent advances
Matteo Bologna
12:00-12:30 Health related quality of life
Richard Dodel
12:30-13:00 NINDS-SPSP criteria: why do we need to update them
Günter Höglinger
13:00-13:15 Workshop in review