Keynote speakers

Roy Adams

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Katerina Akassoglou

PhD, Professor of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco

Rebecca Barnstaple

Neuroscience Graduate Program, York University, Toronto

Haroon Burhanullah

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Director of the Psychiatric Emergency Services – Consultation Liaison Service

Christina Dalla

Associate Professor, Medicine, University of Athens

Samuel Danso

University of Edinburgh Honorary staff, Deanery of Clinical Sciences, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences

Nikolaos Daskalakis

MD, PhD, Director of the Neurogenomics and Translational Bioinformatics Laboratory, McLean Hospital & Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Costas Demetzos

Professor of Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, Director of the Laboratory of Pharm Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Athens, Greece.

Panteleimon Giannakopoulos

University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Professor, MD Department of Psychiatry University of Geneva School of Medicine

Michael Harney

MS Bioinformatics, Sr. Data Architect, Health Catalyst, Salt Lake City, Utah

Dimitrios Kapogiannis

M.D., Clinical Investigator, Laboratory of Neurosciences, National Institute on Aging (NIA/NIH)

Thrasyvoulos (Thras) Karydis

Ph.D., Co-Founder & Chief Technical Officer of DeepCure Inc,  Deep Learning and AI expert

Clifford Kentros

Professor, NTNU, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, Kentros Research Group, Norway.

Constantine Lyketsos 

Elizabeth Plank Althouse of Professor Johns Hopkins University and Chair Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins Bayview

Vasiliki Machairaki 

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Johns Hopkins, USA

Muniz-Terrera Graciela

Professor, Social Medicine, Ohio University, & Chair of Ageing, Health and Methods, Edinburgh Dementia Prevention, University of Edinburgh, UK

Kyung-Min-Noh 

Group Leader-Epigenetic mechanism of neurodevelopment and diseases at EMBL Heidelberg

Vasilis Ntziachristos 

MSc,PhD, Professor and Chair of Biological Imaging (CBI) – Technical University Munich, Germany
Director, Institute of Biological and Medical Imaging (IBMI) – Helmholtz Munich, Germany

Javier Ortiz

Assistant Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston Neurocognitive Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, USA

Gerorge Paxinos

Professor, AO DSc FASSA FAA, NHMRC Australia Fellow, Neuroscience Research Australia, Barker St and Hospital Rd, Randwick, Sydney

Christos Plakiotis

Unit Head, Aged Persons Mental Health Service, Monash Health Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, Monash University

Paul Rosenberg

M.D., Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Nikolaos Scarmeas

MD, Associate Professor, Neurology, Columbia University, USA & Associate Professsor, Neurology, University of Athens, Greece

Paul Schulz

MD, Professor, Director, Neurocognitive Disorders Center, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), USA

Paige Seegan

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences & Director of Behavior Medicine Services for the Division of Pediatric Nephrology and Pediatric Dialysis Program, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Ioannis Sotiropoulos 

Group leader, ICVS Institute, Medical School, University of Minho, Portugal & Researcher, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”

Nuno Sousa

MD, PhD, Professor and President of the School of Medicine, University of Minho

Stavros Taraviras 

Professor Department of Physiology at the Medical School, University of Patras, Director Stem Cell Laboratory

Nektarios Tavernarakis 

FORTH’s Chairman. Director Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas & Professor of Molecular Systems, Biology Medical School, University of Crete

Taisuke Tomita 

Professor, Laboratory of Neuropathology and Neuroscience, The University of Tokyo

Arno Villringer

Department of Neurology, Max-Planck-Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Science (MPI CBS), Leipzig, Germany

Dimitrios Vlachakis

Assistant Professor at the Genetics Laboratory at the Biotechnology Department of the Agricultural University of Athens, Greece

Ben Wolozin

Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics and Neurology, Boston University

Christos Yapijakis

Associate Professor of Genetics, 1st Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, National Kapodistrian University of Athens,”Aghia Sophia” Children’s Hospital, Athens, Greece