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10:00 - 10:50 EEST

The impact of spaceflight on the human body

Floris Wuyts, Professor of Medical Physics, Physics and Biostatistics, University of Antwerp, Belgium

10:50 - 11:00 EEST

Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:40 EEST

Who wants to become a geroscientist?

Andrea Maier, Professor of Medicine and Aged Care, University of Melbourne, Australia and Professor of Gerontology, Vrije University Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Surgical correction of Presbyopia with the new Presbyond Laser technique

Miruna Nicolae, AMA Optimex Eye Clinic, Bucharest, Romania


SMILE – The minimal invasive myopia correction

Filip Andrei, AMA Optimex Eye Clinic, Bucharest, Romania

11:40 - 12:00 EEST

Coffee Break

12:00 - 12:40 EEST

Sudden cardiac death: Can we use genetics to study it?

Ramon Brugada, Professor of Medicine, University of Girona, Head of the Cardiology Department at Josep Trueta University Hospital and Director of the Cardiovascular Genetics Center at Girona Biomedical Research Institute, Girona, Spain

12:40 - 13:00 EEST

Coffee Break

13:00 - 13:40 EEST

100000 Genomes Project: transforming healthcare

Sir Mark Caulfield, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London, UK

13:40 - 15:00 EEST

Lunch Break

15:00 - 15:40 EEST

Psychedelics for medical purposes: The potential and limits of psychoactive substances in the medical field

Sergio Perez Rosal, MD at OVID Health Systems, MIND Academy director at the MIND Foundation, Hamburg, Germany

15:40 - 16:00 EEST

Coffee Break

16:00 - 16:40 EEST
photo by Keith Weller/JHM

Opening doors worldwide through medical science

Peter Agre, Nobel Prize laureate for Chemistry in 2003, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor and Director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, Maryland, USA

Breaking bad and not ignoring good news: crucial aspects of communication in medicine

Jalid Sehouli, Professor for Gynecology, Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany

16:40 - 17:00 EEST

Coffee Break

17:00 - 17:40 EEST

Building trustworthy systems for childbirth

Neel Shah, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School, USA

17:40 - 18:00 EEST

Coffee Break

18:00 - 18:40 EEST

Case-Based Approach to Multidisciplinary Teamwork in the ICU

Rishi Kumar, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, McGovern Medical School, Houston, USA

About Chomsky, patterns, non-codingRNAs and genomic immunity

George Calin, Professor, Experimental Therapeutics and Leukemia Departments, M.D. Anderson Center, Houston, USA

18:40 - 19:00 EEST

Coffee Break

19:00 - 19:40 EEST

Social distancing and the brain – what can we learn from spaceflight?

Alexander Stahn, Assistant Professor of Medical Science in Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Infective endocarditis – changing diagnostic&therapeutic strategies for a changing disease

Gilbert Habib, Chair of the Cardiology Department and Director of the Echochardiographic Laboratory, La Timone Hospital, Marseille, France

10:00 - 12:00 EEST

Oral Presentations – Morning Session

10:00 - 10:40 EEST

The Practical Application of Basic Research into Pathogen Evolution

Derek Smith, Professor of Infectious Disease Informatics, Zoology Department, University of Cambridge, UK

HPV infection and cervical uterine cancer

Gheorghe Peltecu, Professor, Department of Gynaecology, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania



Gestational hypertension of pregnancy and preeclampsia

Anca Panaitescu, Associate Professor, Department of Gynaecology, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

10:40 - 11:00 EEST

Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:40 EEST

Augmented reality in Neurosurgery

Christopher Nimsky, Professor & Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany

Laparoscopic hysterectomy. Live surgery and comments

Nicolae Gica, Assistant Lecturer, Department of Gynaecology, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

11:40 - 13:00 EEST

Lunch Break

13:00 - 15:00 EEST

Oral Presentations – Afternoon Session

13:00 - 13:40 EEST

Fetal medicine

Kypros Nicolaides, Professor of Fetal Medicine, King’s College, London, UK

13:40 - 14:00 EEST

Coffee Break

14:00 - 14:40 EEST

Pluripotent stem cell technology – the BEST option for investigating vision loss

Amanda Carr, Lecturer at Institute of Ophthalmology and Faculty of Brain Sciences, ​University College London, UK

14:40 - 15:00 EEST

Coffee Break

15:00 - 15:40 EEST

The London Project to Cure Blindness: does regenerative medicine work?

Pete Coffey, Professor of Visual Psychophysics at ​University College London, United Kingdom, Professor at University of California, Santa Barbara

15:40 - 16:00 EEST

Coffee Break

17:00 - 17:30 EEST

Closing ceremony