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Conference 2013

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Venue 2013

Venue:

Clare College 
University of Cambridge 
Clare College
Queens Road
Cambridge, UK
CB3 9AJ

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Registration 2013

The conference features high quality talks from internationally renowned experts and is excellent value for money. It is also much sought after and heavily subscribed. With only limited places available, we advice you to book well in advance to avoid later disappointment
All Inclusive Rate (Includes 3 day conference attendance,  4 day stay in en-suite bedroom with full English breakfast, three 3-course dinners and the 4-course conference dinner at Clare College Dining Hall. If En-suite Bedrooms are sold out, a standard bedroom with full English Breakfast will be provided at a discounted rate of £450 and the excess money refunded)
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Day Delegate Rate (Includes tea/coffee with light snacks and a buffet lunch)
£50 per day
 
 
 
 
 
 
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5th and 6th Sept 2013
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6th Sept 2013
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7th Sept 2013
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Programme 2013

Cambridge & Luton International Conference on Mental Health 2013

 

Thursday 5th September 2013
Clare College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

0900-0905

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Dr Rashid Zaman, Dr Mark Agius and Prof Peter Jones

Keynote Speech

0905-0935

Prof. Trevor Robbins [Cambridge, UK] 
Impulsivity and Compulsivity, Neuroscientific Basis

 TMS and rTMS in Psychiatric Disorders

0935-0955

Prof. Chris Baeken [Belgium] 
rTMS in Depression

0955-1010

Prof Jiri Horacek [Czech Rep] 
rTMS in Schizophrenia

1010-1020

Dr Renaud Jardri [France] 
rTMS in Schizophrenia Hallucinations as an example to illustrate multimodal neuronavigation of rTMS treatments

1020-1030

Dr Rashid Zaman [Cambridge, UK] 
TMS and rTMS in ADHD

General Psychiatry Symposium

1030-1040

Eva Bongarts and Mark Agius [Cambridge, UK]
Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder

1040-1100

James Rowe [UK]
New approaches to Frontotemporal Dementias

1100-1120

Aye Mu Myint [Germany]
Kynurenines as the heart of Immune-neurochemical network in psychiatric disorders: present state and future perspective

1120-1135

Coffee

Schizophrenia Symposium 1.

1135-1155

Koksal Alptekin [Turkey]
Stopping smoking issue in schizophrenia patients

1155-1210

Sladjana Ivesic [Croatia]
The impact of rehabilitation Day Centre program for persons suffering from schizophrenia on quality of life, social functioning and self-esteem

1210-1225

Branka Restek-Petrovic [Croatia]
Dreams and fantasies in psychodynamic group psychotherapy of psychotic patients

1225-1240

Norma Verdolini, Sandra Elisei and Mark Agius [Italy and UK] 
Comparing CMHTs in different countries

1240-1300

Prof. Kam Bhui [UK]
A public health Approach to understanding and preventing violent radicalisation

1300-1410

Lunch

Bipolar Symposium

1410-1430

Angela Carballedo [?]
Neuroimaging markers for vulnerability for depression: Gene-enironmental interactions

1430-1440

Tomas Hajek [Canada]
Structural plasticity of inferior frontal gyrus in bipolar disorders and future risk of developing the illness 

1440-1450

Tomas Hajek [Canada]
Neuroprotective effects of lithium independent of prophylactic treatment response

1450-1510

Dina Popovic [Spain]
Precision Psychiatry: First steps towards individualised treatment of bipolar disorder

1510-1525

Luchezar Hranov [Bulgaria]
Temperament and character in bipolar affective disorder.

1525-1530

Kevin Hunter [UK]
Self managing bipolar disorder using a computer mood diary

1530-1545

Coffee

Keynote speech: Robin Pinto Lecture

1545-1610

Christos Pantelis [Australia]
Can we Predict psychosis onset? Brain trajectories, functional outcomes and the impact of drugs, stress and inflammation

French Symposium

1610-1625

Solène Pedron [France]
Effects of repeated transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on depression and addiction-related behaviors in mice.

1625-1640

Olivier Andlauer [France]
Does diurnal mood variability predict antidepressant responses?

1640-1655

Lauriane Vulliez [France]
Maternal Role-Confusion: Relations to Maternal Attachment and Mother-Child Interaction from Infancy to Adolescence

1655-1710

Malik Briki [France]
Metacognition in schizophrenia

1710-1725

Marie-Laure Paillere Martinot [France]
White matter and gray matter volume in adolescents with bipolar symptoms

1725-1740

Eva Palova [Slovakia]
OCD and Personality Disorder

1740-1800

Sanja Martic-Biocina [Croatia]
Therapeutic Community: Do we need this kind of treament nowadays?

1800

Close

1910

Drinks at Scholars Garden, Clare College

1930

Dinner at Great Hall, Clare College

 

Friday 6th September 2013
Clare College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Italian Symposium

0800-0815

Giuseppe Tavormina [Italy]
A clinical diagnostic-therapeutic long time evaluation of 30 cases reports of bipolar spectrum mixed states

0815-0830

Giuseppe Stranieri  [Italy]
Subtreshold depression: diagnostic and therapeutic implications

0830-0845

Marilisa Amorosi, Roberto Pettinelli [Italy]
Depression and work related stress problems, with notes of Comparative Law

0845-0900

Sandro Elisei, Verdolini N, Anastasi [Italy]
Depressive disorders and resilience

0900-0910

Clare Holt [UK]
Parkinsonism in a CMHT

0910-0920

Madhavan Seshadri and Nadeem Mazi-Kotwal [UK]
Mild cognitive impairments, Levodopa and cognition

Keynote speech

0920-0950

Prof. John O’Brien [Cambridge, UK]
Neuroimaging biomarkers  and the diagnoses of dementia

Czech Symposium

 0950-1005

M. Brunovsky [Czech Republic]
Clinical and pharmaco-EEG changes after a single intravenous infusion of ketamine in patients with treatment-resistant unipolar depression.

1005-1020

J. Horacek [Czech Republic]
The opposite effect of mood induction on amygdala reactivity to emotional stimuli in bipolar patients and healthy controls: fMRI study.

1020-1040

Prof Cyril Höschl [Czech Republic]
Is burnout a syndrome?

1040-1050

Filip Spaniel [Czech Republic]
Abnormality in the neural correlate of self-agency experience  in first-episode schizophrenia patients. A FMRI study

1050-1110

Coffee

Keynote Speech

1110-1135

Prof. Barbara Sahakian [Cambridge, UK] 
Hot and cold decision-making and smart drugs

Schizophrenia Symposium 2

1135-1155

Yuliya Zaytseva [Russia]
Attributioanla style in first episode of schizophrenia and schizophrenia spectrum disorders with or without paranoid ideation

1155-1215

Raymond Chan [China] 
Prospective memory deficits along the schizophrenia spectrum disorders

1215-1225

Anton Grech [ Malta]
Eating disorders in Malta

1225-1245

Georgi Hranov [Bulgaria]
Dopamine Hypothesis of OCD

1245-1345

Lunch

Polish Symposium

1345-1400

Monika Czarnowska-Cubala [Poland]
MR findings in neurosyphilis - A literature review with a focus on practical approach to neuroimaging

 1400-1415

Slawomir Murawiec [Poland] 
A snapshot of patients’ habitat as a diagnostic hint in community psychiatry

1415-1430

Krista Krzyszfof Lazarus of [Poland]
Differences in cognitive functioning in schizophrenia between men and women

1430-1445

Alicja Raczak [Poland]
Exploratory analysis of neuropsychological performance in panic disorder

 1445-1500

Mariusz s Wiglusz [Poland]
Sibutramine-associated psychotic symptoms and zolpidem-induced complex behaviours: implications for patient safety

 1500-1515

Katarzyna Jakuszkowiak-Wojten [Poland]
Impulsivity in panic disorder: neuropsychological corelates

Keynote Speech

1515-1540

Prof Paul Fletcher [Cambridge, UK]
Perception and belief in psychosis - a false dichotomy?

1540-1600

Tea

Keynote Speech

1600-1620

Prof Peter Jones [Cambridge, UK]
The meaning of psychotic experiences depends  upon their context

Belgian Symposium 

1620-1635

Philippe deTimary [Belgium]
Reduced anticipation and procedural learning during an oculomotor task in alcohol-dependent subjects.

1635-1650

Denis Jacques [Belgium]
Tinnitus and psychiatric comorbidities in liaison psychiatry: Analysis of three years in an Audiophonology’s Center

1650-1705

Sarah Herremans [Belgium]
Reduced intra-individual reaction time variabilityin detoxified alcoholdependent patients after one right-sided dorsolateral prefrontal HF-rTMS session

1705-1720

Nicholas Zdanowicz [Belgium]
Mood disorders in Adolescents : Concepts and Interrogations among Francophone Psychiatrists 

1720-1740

Prof Chris Baeken [Belgium]
5-HT2A receptors: still of essence in Depression Research?

Keynote Speech

1740-1800

Peter Pregelj [Slovenia]
The role of Brain derived neurotrophic factor in the pathophysiology of suicidal behaviour

1800

Close

Satellite Symposium on Mental Health in The Middle East

Chair: Helme Najim

1800-1815

Adel Karrani
The dilemma of Psychiatric Care for Adolescents in the Arab World

1815-1830

Najim Helme

Depression in the Arab World

1830-1845

Salah AbouAlfadl Zar

Traditional Healing ceremony of psychiatric disorders in Egypt

1845-1900

Zainab Najim 
Perinatal Psychiatry in the Arab World 

1900-1915

Karim Rajput

Barriers in getting good quality mental healthcare in Tajikistan and how WHO are helping to address things - Designing and Implementing of a primary care mental health protocol

1915-1930

Ahmed Hankir

Healthcare situation for the Palestinian and Syrian refugees in Lebanon

1930

Dinner at Clare College

 

Saturday 7th September 2013
Clare College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

PhD Competition - Riley Auditorium

0900-0910

The effect of one dorsolateral prefrontal HF-rTMS session on cognitive functions in alcohol dependent patients
S.C. Herremans,CA, M.-A. Vanderhasselt, R. De Raedt, C. Baeken (Belgium)

Riley Auditorium

0910-0920

Suicide methods and psychotropic substances used as contributing factor.
Tomaž Zupanc, Peter Pregelj, Alja Videtic Paska (Slovenia)

0920-0930

Tryptophan Hydroxylase (TPH) single nucleotide polymorphisms, suicide, and alcohol-related suicide.
Tomaž Zupanc, Peter Pregelj, Alja Videtic Paska (Slovenia)

0930-0940

The effect of prefrontal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on attention network function in healthy humans.
Miler JA, Meron D, Baldwin DS, Garner M (UK)

0940-0950

Psychomotor retardation in depression; study of imitation abilities and motor imagry.
Djamila Bennabi
(France)

0950-1000

Saccadic inhibition in depressed elderly patients.
N. Carvalho , N. Noiret , J. Monnin , M. Nicolier , G. Tio , E. Haffen , E. Laurent , P. Vandel (France)

1000-1010

Sequential and simultaneous bilingualism affect changes in non-verbal conflict processing in children’s brains over time: An fMRI study
S.G Mohades, Esli Struys, Peter Van Schuerbeek, Johan De Mey, Chris Baeken (Belgium)

1010-1020

The impact of harm avoidance on the amygdalae responses to explicit processing emotional stimuli.
Peter Van Schuerbeek, Chris Baeken, Robert Luypaert , Rudi De Raedt, Johan de Mey (Belgium)

1020-1030

Ethnic discrimination in General Practice?
Lepièce B, Lorant V, van Meerbeeck P, Reynaert C(Belgium)

1030-1040

Analysis of BOLD signal by approximate entropy in patients with bipolar disorder
P. Mikolas et al (Czech Republic)

1040-1050

Psychotherapy - prescription and suicidal behaviour
Helena Korosec Jagodic, Mark Agius, Peter Pregelj (Slovenia)

1050-1100

High rate of tobacco consumption and its association with GDNF gene variants in three ethnic groups from India
Arundhuti Das, Andrea Vereczkei, Eszter Kotyuk, Anna Szekely, Banrida Langstieh, Maria Sasvari-Szekely and Csaba Barta (India)

1100-1120

Tea and Coffee

1120-1130

Attention Network Hypoconnectivity with Default and Affective Network Hyperconnectivity in Adults Diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Childhood
Hazel McCarthy, Norbert Skokauskas , Aisling Mulligan, Gary Donohoe, Diane Mullins, John Kelly, Katherine Johnson, Andrew Fagan, Michael Gill, James Meaney, Thomas Frodl, (Ireland)

 

1130-1140

Outcome of hospital treatment of drug addiction in Slovenia – preliminary results
Mirjana Delic, Peter Pregelj (Slovenia)

Riley Auditorium

1140-1150

Investigating the phenotypic signatures of young onset Alzheimer’s disease (YOAD) and the role of TREM variants.
Catherine Slattery ,Jonathan Schott, Nick Fox (UK)

1150-1200

Structural brain changes and early life events in -year-old adolescents with subthreshold depression: a combined VBM and DTI study
Hélène Vulser et al. (France)

1200-1210

Reality monitoring in schizophrenia
Jane Garrison (Cambridge)

1210-1220

Oscillatory Underpinnings of Mismatch Negativity and their Relationship with Cognitive Function in Patients with Schizophrenia
Muzaffer Kaser, Fruzsina Soltesz, Phil Lawrence, Rodney Croft, Chris M. Dodds, Sam Miller, Robert Dudas, Rashid Zaman , Emilio Fernandez-Egea, Ulrich Muller, Anna Dean , Edward T. Bullmore, Pradeep J. Nathan, (Cambridge)

Trainee Competition - Riley Auditorium

1230-1240

Is there a difference in T relaxation time in fronto-temporal regions in those with early psychosis and controls?
Sophie Butler, Vanessa Louise Cropley, Naoyuki Katagiri, Charmaine Yam, Stephen Wood, Christos Pantelis (Melbourne, Australia)

Riley Auditorium

1240-1250

Establishing outcome measures for shared care in the treatment of depression
Jenny Hopwood Mark Agius (Cambridge)

1250-1300

The Development of an Assessment Clinic (ASPA) in South Essex Partnership Trust. Observations and Outcomes in the period December 0 – April 0
Shevonne Matheiken , Sajeeva Jaylath, Rashid Zaman Mark Agius (UK Bedford)

1300-1400

Lunch

1400-1410

Audit of recognition, referral, and diagnosis of children and young people on the autism spectrum disorder
Ambreen Aftab, Baljit Kaur Upadhyay, Zeinab Iqbal {SEPT)

Riley Auditorium

1410-1420

The Wounded Healer.
Ahmed Hankir (UK Manchester)

1420-1430

Resilience and depressive disorders
Elisei Sandro, Sciarma Tiziana, Verdolini Norma, Anastasi Serena (Italy)

1430-1440

Mood Disorders in general hospital inpatients: year data from a psychiatric consultation-liaison service.
Elisei Sandro , Pauselli Luca, Balducci Pierfrancesco Maria, Moretti Patrizia, Quartesan Roberto (Italy)

1440-1450

The mental health of newly graduate doctors and the effects of migration.
Rachel Taylor-East , Caroline Gatt, Anton Grech (Malta)

1450-1500

Treatment of eating disorders among ethnic minorities in western settings - A systematic review
Sarmila Sinha and Nasir Warfa (SEPT)

1500-1520

Tea and Coffee

1520-1530

The effect of drug rehabilitation programmes on prisoner recidivism in Malta
Claire Axiak (Malta}

Riley Auditorium

1530-1540

Sertraline and Mirtazapine as Geriatric Antidepressants
Jonathon Holland, Madhavi Bhogle (Cambridge)

1540-1550

Perinatal Depression: a study of prevalence and of risk and protective factors
Elisei Sandro, Lucarini Emanuela, Murgia Nicola, Ferranti Laura, Attademo Luigi (Italy)

1550-1600

Neurobiology of Suicidal Behaviour
Ericka Maioska (Slovakia)

Medical Student Competition - Elton-Bowring Room

0900-0910

Occurrence of sleep abnormalities among people with mental disorders - questionaire study.
Anna Sobieraj, Kalina Fabin, Krzysztof Wilczynski, Krzysztof Krysta,(Poland)

Elton-Bowring Room

0910-0920

Labour Exploitation and Health: A Case Series of Men and Women Seeking Post-Trafficking Services
Eleanor Turner-Moss , Cathy Zimmerman, Louise M. Howard , Siaˆn Oram(London)

0920-0930

The process of psychological adjustment to multiple sclerosis: Comparing the Roles of Self-efficacy, Acceptance, and Self-compassion in patients with progressive MS (preliminary unpublished data)
Julie Hammond Angeliki Bogosian, Professor Moss-Morris and Paul Chadwick (London)

0930-0940

The role of BDNF and memory in Major Depressive Disorder
Jon Adlam & Rashid Zaman (Cambridge)

0940-0950

Review: The Role of Inflammation in Depression
Amisha Patel (London)

0950-1000

Liason psychiatry in Poland - Can we achieve a successful holistic diagnosis?
Anna Sobieraj, Joanna Bracik, Kamila Paluch, Krzysztof Krysta, Irena Krupka-Matuszczyk (Poland)

1000-1010

General level of knowledge about Brief Solution Focused Therapy (BSFT) in Polish addiction treatment centers
Anna Szczegielniak, Joanna Bracik, Sylwia Mróz, Marcin Urbanski, Leszek Cichoblazinski, Krzysztof Krysta, Katarzyna Pyrkosz, Norbert Chudy, Irena Krupka-Matuszczyk (Poland)

1010-1020

Prevalence of anxiety in Bipolar disorder - a comorbidity that requires attention and action
Jina Pakpoor, Sophie Butler, Mark Agius, Rashid Zaman (UK)

1020-1030

Dissociative symptoms and attachment patterns among adolescent inpatients
Gonçalves P, Goffinet S, Beine A.(Belgium)

1030-1040

Lithium therapy of bipolar disorder in hemodialysis patients.
Namêche K (Belgium)

1040-1050

Comparison of hospitalized depressed patients relatives admitted through the emergency department or consultations.
Dubois Th, Zdanowicz N, Reynaert Ch.(Belgium)

1050-1100

Preventing toxicomania and addictive behaviour in adolescence.
P. Manceaux, A.Maricq, Ch.Reynaert, N.Zdanowicz (Belgium)

1100-1120

Tea and Coffee

1120-1130

Problems associated with the use of social networks-a pilot study
Anna Szczegielniak, Karol Palka, Krzysztof Krysta,(Poland)

Elton-Bowring Room

1130-1140

The impact of family enviromment on the development of alcohol dependence.
Agnieszka Bratek, Julia Beil, Monika Banach, Karolina Jarzabek, Krzysztof Krysta(Poland)

1140-1150

Analysis of psychoemotional state and intellectual abilities in patients with asthma and COPD - preliminary results.
Agnieszka Bratek, Karolina Zawada, Adam Barczyk, Ewa Sozanska, Krzysztof Krysta (Poland)

1150-1200

Consumption of alcohol and risk of alcohol addiction among students in Poland.
Krzysztof Wilczynski, Lukasz Witowski, Aleksandra Pawlik, Krzysztof Krysta,(Poland)

1200-1210

Association of early drinking onset with subsequent alcohol abuse.
Agnieszka Bratek, Julia Beil, Karolina Jarzabek, Monika Banach, Krzysztof Krysta (Poland)

1210-1220

A new, non-invasive analysis technique to reveal and quantify microscopic cortical grey matter alterations in Early Alzheimer’s Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment.
Heather Reynolds (Cambridge)

Elton-Bowring Room

1220-1230

Violence and aggressive behaviour in a child with Asperger’s syndrome - a case study
Molly Bortwick (Manchester)

1230-1240

Anorexia and pro-Anorexia Sites
Rebecca Metcalfe (Manchester)

1240-1250

Pharmacology of CCKb antagonists as potential antianxiety agents using isolated guinea pig ileum
Dedkova, R. Parri (Birmingham)

1250-1300

Does enquiring about suicide induce suicidal ideation?
Tommaso Dazzi & Dr. Nicola Fear (London)

1300-1400

Lunch

1400-1410

Early Age on Onset may Affect Dysfunctions in Thought Disorder in Patients with Schizophrenia
Hande Das, Yunus Yürür, Berna Yalinçetin, Silay Sevilmis, Levent Var, Tolga Binbay, Halis Ulas, Berna Binnur Akdede, Köksal Alptekin (Turkey)

Elton-Bowring Room

1410-1420

Relation between Emotion Recognition and Abstract Thinking in Schizophrenia
Yunus Yürür, Hande Das, Elif Yildirim, Berna Yalinçetin, Silay Sevilmis, Özge Kutay, Tolga Binbay, Halis Ulas, Berna Binnur Akdede, Köksal Alptekin (Turkey)

1420-1430

The associations of demographics, personality and psychopathology in a community study
Rogers, J,, Angst, J, Hengartner, M, Adjacic, V, Rössler, W (Cambridge)

1430-1440

Dementia Care on Medical and Medicine for the Elderly Wards
Vanda Ho, Claire G Nicholl (Cambridge)

1440-1450

Differentiating Psychotic Depression from Non-psychotic Depression: A systematic literature review of Structural and Functional MRI studies
O’Connor SAJ, Agius M (Warwick)

1450-1500

The relationship between subclinical autistic traits and visual search performance
Lucy Pauli and Melissa Ng (Cambridge)

1500-1520

Tea and Coffee

1520-1530

An Audit to assess the consequences of the use of a Pluripotential risk syndrome: The case to move on from “Psychosis Risk Syndrome (PRS)”
Dean Hanafy Mark Agius, Rashid Zaman, (Newcastle)

Elton-Bowring Room

1530-1540

Can an Integrated Approach to Mental Health Service Provision be Effective in Ghana?
James Edmonds.(Cambridge)

1540-1550

The Metabolic Syndrome in Untreated Schizophrenia Patients: Prevalence and Putative Mechanisms
SM Reddy, CT Goudie, M Agius (Cambridge)

1550-1600

Audit to assess the prevalence of autoimmune disorders among patients suffering from psychiatric illnesses.
RakheeVaja, Mark Agius, Dr Rashid Zaman.(Cambridge)

1600-1610

Mental health workshops delivered by medical students in Cambridge secondary schools: an evaluation of learning
Chloe Bentham, Anna Daunt , Stephanie Taylor , Meinou Simmons (Cambridge)

1610-1620

Physical Care of People on Risperidone Long Term Injectable Depot
Hellme Najim, Nazrul Islam, Zainab Najim

1620-1630

An Audit on the Demographics of the Patient Population at EMERGE.
Louise Theodosiou Alistair Farquharson

1630-1640

Can denial of pregnancy be a denial of fertility? A case discussion
A Struye, N Zdanowicz, C Ibrahim, C Reynaert(Belgium)

1640-1700

Break

Prize giving and Closing Remarks - Riley Auditorium

1700

Prize giving and Closing Remarks

 

Sponsors:  

CheckWare Ltd

Eli Lilly and Co Ltd

Janssen-Cilag Ltd

Pfizer Ltd

Ectron

Royal College of Psychiatrists

We thank our Sponsors and invite you to visit the trade exhibition on site.

 

Collaboration:

Bedfordshire Centre for Mental Health Research in association with the University of Cambridge (BCMHR-CU)

University of Cambridge

Clare College, Cambridge

South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

European Psychiatric Association

Mental Health Research Network (East Anglia)

Catholic University of Louvein

 

Organising Committee:

Dr Mark Agius 

Dr Rashid Zaman 

Dr Nadeem Mazi-Kotwal 

Prof. Peter Jones

Nicolas Zdanowicz

Olivier Andlauer

 

 

Conference 2013

Cambridge & Luton International Conference on Mental Health 2013
 
The biennial Cambridge/Luton International Mental Health Conference is upon us once again. We have a very exciting programme which includes experts/opinion leaders from around the world. The conference will cover various topics, including, Bipolar Affective disorder, Schizophrenia, Neuroscience and Imagining studies of Psychiatric disorders, Immunopsychiatry, Psychiatric Disorders in war regions and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Psychiatry. The last day will also feature student (Medical and PhD) presentations from UK and Europe. 
 
The conference features high quality talks from internationally renowned experts and is excellent value for money.
 
Dates: 
5-7th September 2013 
 
Venue: 
Clare College,  
University of Cambridge,  
Cambridge, UK 
 
Confirmed Speakers: 
Koksal Alptekin (Turkey) 
Chris Beaken (Belgium) 
Thomas Frodl (Ireland) 
Jiri Horacek (Czech Republic) 
Cyril Hoschl (Czech Republic) 
Peter Jones (Cambridge) 
Eva Meisenzahl (Germany) 
John O'Brien (Cambridge) 
Christos Pantelis (Australia) 
Trevor Robbins (Cambridge) 
Barbara Sahakian (Cambridge) 
Nicolas Zdanowicz (Belgium)  
 
Organising Committee  
Dr Mark Agius 
Dr Rashid Zaman 
Dr Nadeem Mazi-Kotwal 
Prof. Peter Jones
Nicolas Zdanowicz
Olivier Andlauer
 
Delegate Rates: 
Day delegate Rate: £50 per day  (includes tea/coffee and buffet lunch)
3 Day Conference Rate: £150 (includes tea/coffee and buffet lunch)
Conference Dinner: £50 (4 course dinner at Clare College Dining Hall)
All inclusive Rate:
£ 620 (includes 3 day conference and 4 day stay in en-suite bedroom with full English breakfast and 4 dinners) - Limited rooms available on a first come first serve basis.  If En-suite Bedrooms are sold out, a standard bedroom will be provided at a discounted rate of £450 and the excess money refunded.
 
Bookings:  
Visit: http://www.bcmhr-cu.org/content/registration-2013 or contact Dr Mark Agius at ma393@cam.ac.uk
 
Sponsors:  
CheckWare Ltd, Eli Lilly and Co Ltd, Janssen-Cilag Ltd, Pfizer Ltd, Ectron, Royal College of Psychiatrists.
We thank our Sponsors and invite you to visit the trade exhibition on site.
 

 

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