Industry Supported Session Programmes

Monday June 24, 2019

12:15 - 13:15 Nassau

Clinical Practice in Functional Neurosurgery

sponsored by Elekta

12:15 Welcome and Introduction

Lena Höglund

12:20 Radiosurgery for tremor: clinical achievement and mechanisms of action insight

Jean Regis (France)

12:40 Early Experience with Leksell®Vantage™ Stereotactic System

Ron Alterman (USA)



12:15 - 13:15 Grand Ballroom West

Stereotactic Gene Therapy For Movement Disorders: Progress And Future

sponsored by Voyager

12:15 Introduction

Paul S Larson (USA)

12:20 Evolution Of Intraparenchymal Delivery Of Gene Therapy

Mark Richardson (USA)

12:40 VY-AADC Gene Therapy In Parkinson's Disease: Clinical Findings

Robert Gross (USA)

12:55 VY-HTT01 Gene Therapy For Huntington's Disease: Preclinical Development

Omar Khwaja (USA)


Tuesday, June 25 2019

12:15 - 13:15 Mercury

Advancing Directional DBS Therapy

sponsored by Boston Scientific

12:15 Welcome and Introduction

Ludvic Zrinzo (UK)

12:20 Two-Year Intrepid Data in Review

Philip Starr (USA)

12:40 Advancing Directional DBS Therapy

Jens Volkmann (Germany)

13:00 Q&A and Closing Remarks

Ludvic Zrinzo (UK)



12:15 - 13:15 Nassau

A New Hope for Patients with Epilepsy: An overview of the 7 Year Medtronic SANTÉ Study Data and Surgical Workflow with panel led discussion of surgical interventions for Epilepsy

sponsored by Medtronic

12:15 Introduction of Speakers and Agenda

Paul Stypulkowski (USA)

12:20 A Brief History of DBS For Epilepsy -Imaging/Targeting and Surgical Workflow

Robert Gross (USA)

12:35 Sante 7 Year Data and Patient Selection

Ausaf Bari (USA)

12:50 Mechanism of Action and the European Experience

Stephan Chabardés (France)

13:05 Discussion with Presenters

Paul Stypulkowski (USA)



Wednesday, June 26, 2019

12:15 - 13:15 Grand Ballroom West

Directional DBS, Simplified: Abbott's St. Jude Medical Infinity DBS System with Directional Leads Evaluated in the Largest Study Assessing Directional DBS

sponsored by Abbott

12:15 Introduction

Alfons Schnitzler (Germany)

12:20 Progress: Advancing DBS Therapy Through Directional Stimulation

Alfons Schnitzler (Germany)

12:40 Progress: Optimization of Patient Outcomes

Julie Pilitsis (USA)

12:55 Moderated Panel Discussion – Functional Benefits of Directional DBS

Moderators: Brian Kopell (USA)

Alfons Schnitzler (Germany)

Julie Pilitsis (USA)



12:15 - 13:15 Clinton

Expanding Your Treatment of Tremor with Incisionless Thalamotomy

sponsored by Insightec

Chair: Michael Kaplitt (USA)

12:15 Ali Rezai (USA)

12:35 Michael Kaplitt (USA)

12:55 Q&A



Thursday, June 27, 2019

12:30 - 13:30 Nassau

Technical Innovations in Functional Disorder Treatments

sponsored by Brainlab

Chair: Ron Alterman (USA)

12:30 Introduction

12:35 OR Workflows and Benefits of Intra-operative CT for Lead Placement Confirmation in DBS Treatments

Ron Alterman (USA)

12:50 Advanced Imaging Technologies and Workflows for DBS Surgery

Volker Coenen (Germany)

13:05 Value of Fibertracking for Target Definition and Pre-planning Requirements for Safe Thalamatomies

Ausaf Bari (USA)

13:20 Q&A



12:30 - 13:30 Clinton

Future of DBS Implantation - An Inclusive Approach for Optimal Lead Placement and Programing

sponsored by Alpha Omega

12:30 Introduction

Imad Younis (Israel)

Mr. Steve Goetz (USA)

12:35 Real-Time Confirmation of STN DBS Lead Location by Comparison of MER and LFP from the Implanted Lead

Zvi Israel (Israel)

12:50 Refining DBS Targeting with Intraoperative Local Field Potentials – Preliminary Experience

Alon Mogilner (USA)

13:05 LFP Recording Provides Insights on Post-OP Programming and Targeting

Brian Kopell (USA)

13:20 Discussion with presenters

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