Detailed Agenda - 10th International Symposium on Neurovirology

Tuesday, 12 Oct


8:30 am - 6:45 pm

Satellite Workshop: Clinical and Diagnostic Topics on CNS and Inflammation
(an independent event structured to complement the Conference and Symposium)

Aula Magna Conference Hall, University of Milan

8:30 am


9:00 am

Introduction by P. Ferrante

9:15 am - 11:00 am

Session I

Neurological complications in immunodepression



Session chairs: L. Minoli and C. Mariani

9:15 am

A. Antinori

Update on HIV-related leukoencephalopathies

9:35 am

P. Grossi

Infectious/parainfectious neurological complications in organ transplants

9:55 am

A. Colombo

Infectious/parainfectious neurological complications in bone marrow transplants

10:15 am

I. J. Koralnik

Monoclonal antibodies-associated progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

10:35 am



11:00 am - 11:30 am

Coffee Break


11:00 am - 1:10 pm

Session II

Neuroinflammation: State of the art in some prototypical diseases



Session chairs: G. Bono and M. Galli

11:30 am

E. Marchioni

Para/postinfectious diseases of the CNS

11:50 am

J. Rappaport

HIV-associated immune perturbations in CNS

12:10 pm

E. Tavazzi

Multiple sclerosis: The role of inflammation in the disease evolution

12:30 pm

G. Minoja

SIRS: Physiopathology, clinical management, and therapy

12:50 pm



1:10 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch Break / Networking


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Poster Session


3:00 pm - 4:10 pm

Session III

The conflicting interaction between viruses and the nervous system



Session chairs: P. Ferrante and K. Khalili

3:00 pm

V. Sambri

New and emerging viruses and the CNS

3:20 pm

M. Ceroni

HCV-related neurological complications

3:40 pm

S. Bonora

Brain penetration and activity of antiviral drugs

4:00 pm



4:10 pm - 4:30 pm

Coffee Break


4:30 pm - 6:10 pm

Session IV

Nervous system and inflammation: a multidisciplinary assessment



Session chairs: S. Bastianello and E. Magliano

4:30 pm

C. Andreula

The role of neuroradiology: Basic and advanced MRI techniques

4:50 pm

B. Viviani

The role of pro-inflammatory cytokines and the glutamatergic system in the progression of neurodegenerative diseases

5:10 pm

G. Vago

The importance of anatomopathology in the diagnostic process

5:30 pm

G. Bono

Problem based learning

5:50 pm



6:10 pm - 6:30 pm

ECM Customer Satisfaction


6:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Closing Remarks






5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Registration for the 10th International Symposium on NeuroVirology

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Opening Reception

Courtyard, University of Milan



Tuesday, 12 Oct